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Bliss Communications has sold its two Wisconsin daily newspapers, the Gazette in Janesville.

Bliss Communications has sold its two Wisconsin daily newspapers, the Gazette in Janesville, and the Eagle Herald in Marinette; and its weekly Wisconsin community newspapers, the Janesville Messenger, the Wisconsin/Illinois Stateline News and the Walworth County Shopper Advertiser to Adams Publishing Group. All associated websites and the company's printing and production facility in Janesville are also included in the transaction. The Gazette, a 14,000-circulation daily, is the flagship newspaper of the group. The newspaper was established in 1845 and is the oldest continuing business in Janesville. Members of the Bliss family have owned the newspaper since 1883, Dirks, Van Essen, Murray & April represented the Bliss family in the sale. Terms of the agreements were not disclosed.

By Evelyn Mateos

evelyn@editorandpublisher.com

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Title Annotation:ACQUISITIONS
Author:Mateos, Evelyn
Publication:Editor & Publisher
Geographic Code:1U3WI
Date:Aug 1, 2019
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