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Encyclopedia > Capital Newspapers
Capital Newspapers
Type Corporation
Founded 1948
Headquarters Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Services Publishing
Revenue $121.5 million ( -0.4% FY '05 to '06)[1]
Operating income $25.1 million ( -14.8% FY '05 to '06)[1]
Net income $15.7 million ( -13.1% FY '05 to '06)[1]
Employees 940
Owner Lee Enterprises and The Capital Times Company
Website www.capitalnewspapers.com

Capital Newspapers is a partnership between Lee Enterprises and The Capital Times Company that operates 27 publications and several web sites in Wisconsin.[2][3] The corporate name of the company is Madison Newspapers Inc.[2] Capital Newspapers has more than 940 employees.[4] Corporate redirects here. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Nickname: Mad Town or Mad City Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin Coordinates: Municipality City Incorporated 1848 Government  - Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Area  - City 136. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42°30N to 47°3N  - Longitude 86°49W to 92°54W Population  Ranked... Services are: plural of service Tertiary sector of industry IRC services Web services the name of a first-class cricket team in India This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... This article is concerned with the production of books, magazines, and other literary material (whether in printed or electronic formats). ... Revenue is a U.S. business term for the amount of money that a company earns from its activities in a given period, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory[1], the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... Image File history File links Red_Arrow_Down. ... A fiscal year (or financial year or accounting reference date) is a 12-month period used for calculating annual (yearly) financial reports in businesses and other organizations. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT), also known as operating income and operating profit, is a term used to describe a companys earnings. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory[1], the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... Image File history File links Red_Arrow_Down. ... A fiscal year (or financial year or accounting reference date) is a 12-month period used for calculating annual (yearly) financial reports in businesses and other organizations. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Net income is equal to the income that a firm has after subtracting costs and expenses from the total revenue. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory[1], the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... Image File history File links Red_Arrow_Down. ... A fiscal year (or financial year or accounting reference date) is a 12-month period used for calculating annual (yearly) financial reports in businesses and other organizations. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... Lee Enterprises (NYSE: LEE) is a newspaper company based in Davenport, Iowa Lee owns several newspapers including the Corvallis Gazette-Times. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Lee Enterprises (NYSE: LEE) is a newspaper company based in Davenport, Iowa Lee owns several newspapers including the Corvallis Gazette-Times. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42°30N to 47°3N  - Longitude 86°49W to 92°54W Population  Ranked...

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History

The Wisconsin State Journal was first published on December 2, 1839 as The Madison Express, an afternoon weekly in Madison. It changed its name in 1852 to the Wisconsin Daily Journal in 1852 and to its current name in 1860. In 1919, the newspaper was sold to Lee Newspaper Syndicate (now Lee Enterprises) by publisher Richard Lloyd Jones.[2] The Wisconsin State Journal is a newspaper printed in Madison, Wisconsin. ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1839 (MDCCCXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Nickname: Mad Town or Mad City Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin Coordinates: Municipality City Incorporated 1848 Government  - Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Area  - City 136. ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Lee Enterprises (NYSE: LEE) is a newspaper company based in Davenport, Iowa Lee owns several newspapers including the Corvallis Gazette-Times. ...


The Capital Times was founded in 1917 by the former managing editor of the Wisconsin State Journal, William T. Evjue. He quit the State Journal in the summer of 1917 after the newspaper abandoned support for Robert La Follette and his opposition to World War I. By December of that year, he had raised enough funds to begin his own newspaper, an afternoon daily first published on December 13, 1917.[2] Year 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Robert Marion La Follette, Sr. ... Combatants Allied Powers: Russian Empire France British Empire Italy United States Central Powers: Austria-Hungary German Empire Ottoman Empire Bulgaria Commanders Nikolay II Aleksey Brusilov Georges Clemenceau Joseph Joffre Ferdinand Foch Robert Nivelle Herbert H. Asquith D. Lloyd George Sir Douglas Haig Sir John Jellicoe Victor Emmanuel III Luigi Cadorna... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ...


Lee Enterprises and Evjue's The Capital Times Company began discussing a partnership that would operate both newspapers in 1947. The new partnership began on November 15, 1948 as Madison Newspapers, Inc. On February 1, 1949, the Wisconsin State Journal moved from afternoons to mornings and was the sole newspaper published on Sunday in the partnership.[5] 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ...


Central Wisconsin Acquisitions

Madison Newspapers and Lee Enterprises acquired Independent Media Group, Inc.'s newspapers in Nebraska and Wisconsin on July 1, 2000. Of the purchased newspapers, Lee Enterprises purchased 18 in both states and Madison Newspapers acquired 11 in Wisconsin. The newspapers purchased the Portage Daily Register, the Baraboo News Republic, the Shawano Leader, Reedsburg Times Press, the Juneau County Star-Times, the Wisconsin Dells Events, the Sauk Prairie Eagle, the Shopper Stopper, and the Wisconsin Reminder. Central Wisconsin Newspapers, Inc., a subsidiary of Madison Newspapers, was created to manage the newspapers.[6] Lee Enterprises (NYSE: LEE) is a newspaper company based in Davenport, Iowa Lee owns several newspapers including the Corvallis Gazette-Times. ... Official language(s) English Capital Lincoln Largest city Omaha Largest metro area Omaha Area  Ranked 16th  - Total 77,421 sq mi (200,520 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42°30N to 47°3N  - Longitude 86°49W to 92°54W Population  Ranked... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Daily Citizen of Beaver Dam, two weekly newspapers, and five other publications were acquired by Central Wisconsin Newspapers, Inc., a subsidary of Madison Newspapers, from Conley Publishing Group on April 1, 2002.[7][8] Beaver Dam is a oh great now he has the knife. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


Name Change

One year after completing the purchase of the Daily Citizen, Madison Newspapers changed its name to Capital Newspapers and integrated its two subsidiaries—Central Wisconsin Newspapers and Citizen Newspapers—in name only into the renamed company. The name change was strategic in order to identify itself as a regional newspaper company. According to the press release, the "change does not signal a significant reorganization and no job losses will occur because of this change. The newsrooms will remain separate and independent...."[9]


Sales to BlueLine

On October 3, 2006, Capital Newspapers completed the sale of the Shawano Leader and its commercial printing operations near Shawano to BlueLine Media Holdings LLC of Neenah. The Leader had a circulation of 6,500 daily and 7,200 on Sundays.[10][11] October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Shawano Business District (taken on Business 29) Shawano is a city in Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States. ... Neenah is a city located in Winnebago County, Wisconsin. ...


Printing Press

The Capital Newspapers printing press also inks numerous publications in the Dane County region that are not owned by the corporation. Press room clients include various University of Wisconsin student-led newspapers, such as The Badger Herald which has a Monday-Friday circulation of 16,000 during the school year[12] and The Daily Cardinal which distributes 10,000 newspapers on the same schedule.[13] Dane County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as UW–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin, or UW) is a selective public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin. ... The Badger Herald is one of the nations independent daily student newspapers. ... The Daily Cardinal is the fifth oldest student newspaper in the United States, located at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. ...


Publications

  • Agri-View (web site)
  • Apartment Showcase (web site)
  • Baraboo News Republic (web site)
  • Capital Region Business Journal (web site)
  • City & Country Homes
  • Columbus Journal
  • Daily Citizen (web site)
  • Juneau County Star-Times (web site)
  • Marketplace (web site)
  • Marketplace Rentals (web site)
  • Monday Marketeer
  • Monday Mini
  • Neighbors
  • Nursingmatters (web site)
  • Portage Daily Register (web site)
  • Reedsburg Times-Press (web site)
  • Shopper Stopper
  • Shopper's View
  • Shopping Reminder
  • The Capital Times (web site)
  • The Sauk Prairie Eagle (web site)
  • Tri County
  • Weekend Citizen
  • Wheels For You (web site)
  • Wisconsin Dells Events (web site)
  • Wisconsin Reminder
  • Wisconsin State Journal (web site)

The Wisconsin State Journal is a newspaper printed in Madison, Wisconsin. ...

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