1 family, 125 years of putting out the news at Adair County Free Press in Iowa
Adair County Free Press copy editor Sarah Schwartz thumbs through photos in the basement of the paper, which celebrates 125 years of publishing this year.
Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014 12:00 am
GREENFIELD, Iowa — The fortunes of a local newspaper and the town it serves are inexorably linked.
When the town is doing well, the paper does well. When the town does not do so well — say, during the farm crisis of the 1980s — the publisher's wife walks around the downtown square with holes in her shoes.
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