Monday, February 9, 2009

Council Bluffs paper ends Monday edition

The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil is suspending publication of its print edition on Mondays beginning Feb. 16, the paper’s publisher announced Monday.

Publisher Tom Schmitt said the move is an attempt to manage costs without passing on substantial increases to advertisers and subscribers. Schmitt said the cost of newsprint alone has jumped 35 percent in the past year.

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(note: we will no longer be reporting every instance of a small newspaper ceasing publication one day a week)

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