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By Contributors: Gail Wurtele, Karen Johnson, Leonard Hoskins
Our contributors to this blog have a passion for the area's history and want to share their passion with others interested in learning more about years gone by.
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By Len Hoskins
June 10, 2013 12:01 a.m.

By Len Hoskins
Fortunately for this writer ..it was the start of over 25 years at the News-Press in the mail dept, in the backshop helping put the daily paper together, running the press...then moving upstairs into the sales dept and also sports editor for a number of years..Ray and Marie Duncan were my bosses in the Advertsiing and Sales dept..When they retired i was named Advertising Manager a job Mrs Duncan had held for years and had groomed me for..I was also Sports Editor for a number of ears..serving as Presidents of both the Nebraska Outstate Daily Advertising Managers and the Nebraska Sports Writers Association, composed of all the daily and outstate sports writers in the state..The Ad managers was all the state managers except Omaha and Lincoln papers..The News-Press was also honored by the Nebraska State Publishers and Ad managers by winning a number of awards in both the adversiting with special ads we designed and sold to city merchants and sports wriiting and news stories...
I'm proud to see that is still being carried on by the awards won at the Nebraska Press Associaton's annual meetings a few weeks ago, judged by the South Dakota Press Associaton

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