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Encyclopedia > Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune

The Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune traces its history to a in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin newspaper started in the early 1900s by William F. Huffman, Sr. The newspaper today is a daily broadsheet with a circulation of roughly 15,000, serving mainly Wood County, Wisconsin. Wisconsin Rapids is a city located in Wood County, Wisconsin. ... // Events and Trends Technology First flight by the Wright brothers, December 17, 1903. ... Wood County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ...


Owned by Gannett, which also owns the nearby Stevens Point Journal and Marshfield News-Herald, the reporters and editors of the Daily Tribune depend largely on wire copy and "canned" material from other Gannett newspapers throughout Wisconsin to produce local coverage. However, at least three to four articles daily are written by staff members who actually live in (or near) Wisconsin Rapids. Gannett Company, Inc. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 23rd 169,790 km² 420 km 500 km 17 42°30N to 47°3N 86°49W to 92°54W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 18th 5,453,896 38. ...


As the only newspaper in this part of central Wisconsin, the Daily Tribune has no direct, local competition. The newspaper was formerly owned by Thomson Newspapers Inc.


Among former staffers of this newspaper are Robert D. McFadden, a Pulitzer Prize-winning senior reporter for the New York Times, who worked for the Daily Tribune from 1957 to 1958; Robert Des Jarlais, an award-winning sports and general news editor and reporter at the Daily Tribune from the mid-1960s until shortly before his untimely death in the 1990s; and Mark Scarborough, a seven-time winner of first-place Wisconsin Newspaper Association awards for his writing about Wisconsin schools, people and politics, which appeared in the pages of the Daily Tribune from 1985 to 2003. The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical compositions. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A biography of a Wisconsin writer The son of Everett Scarborough and the late Ruth (Schultz) Scarborough, Mark Scarborough was born in 1959 in Edgerton, Wisconsin, where he studied local history and was instrumental in placing a permanent, bronze marker in front of the childhood home of author Sterling North... This article is about the year. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


 
 

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