The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 20, 1967 · Page 36
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 36

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 20, 1967
Page 36
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Algona (la.) Upper Des Molne* Thursday, April 20, 1967 r New Addition To The Family! MEET THE CHIEF ONE HUNDRED AND TWO YEARS AGO (1865) after hauling a vintage press across counfry by team, the flnf pr |nfln B plant In Kossuth County was established in Algona. The newspaper was called "The Upper Des Moines." The name was chosen because It served an area between the east and west forks of the upper branches of the Des Moines river ... the area was called the Upper Des Moines country by early settlers. During the following years modern equipment and expanded print- in fl and publishing facilities have been added. Acquisition of a new Chief 17 offset press for commercial printing is our most recent forward step. It joins our family of Heidelberg letter presses and the four-unlt Vanguard web newspaper offset press, largest of Its kind In North Central Iowa. The Upper Des Moines Publishing Co., and Its affiliate, Midwest Printing & Lithographing Co., represent together a solid, home-owned segment of industrial development in Algona and Kossuth County. Meet our personnel . . . your friends and neighbors . . . OUR NEW A.T.F. CHIEF OFFSET PRESS NOW IN SERVICE FOR OUR PRINTING CUSTOMERS JACK PURCELL Shop Foreman DON SMITH Managing Editor RUSS WALLER Editor-Publisher DENNY WALLER Advertising RUSS KELLEY Advertising PAUL HALVERSON Operator STEVE WALLER Lay-out & Gen'l., ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES REPORTERS - CORRESPONDENTS Algona - Ruth Shlerk Evelyn Cady Burt - Mrs. Al Hinckley Fenton- Mrs. Ray Uthof Irvlngton - Mrs. Marguerite Hayes Ledyard - Mrs. Earl Jorgenson Lone Rock-Mrs. A, A. Krueger Ottosen- Mrs. Donald Usher Portland - Mrs. Victor Fitch St. Joe - Mrs. Sylvester Wagner Seneca - Mrs. Henry Looft Sexton- Mrs. Clarence Huff Swea City- Mrs. Mervln Johnson Swea-Eagle - Mrs. Kenneth Brones Tltonka- Mrs. Mary Schroeder Wesley - Mrs. Viola Studer Whittemore - Art Hoidenwlth MIDWEST PRINTING and LITHOGRAPHING PERSONNEL .(plant in U-D-M Bldg.) WEB PRESS PRODUCTION OF NEWSPAPERS SHOPPERS PERIODICALS CATALOGS DIRECTORIES CIRCULARS RAY MCCARTY Cameraman HARLAN STEBURG Midwest Supt. SHORTY MERTZ Pressman BRYCE SAMPSON Apprentice JOAN MERTZ Platemaking JANICE ALTMAN Platemaking JOSEPHINE WALDERA Bookkeeper ARLA COWAN Typist LINDA LOCKWOOD Typist ALL KINDS OF COMMERCIAL PRINTING OFFICE SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT ADDING MACHINES AND TYPEWRITERS FIREPROOF EQUIPMENT PUBLISHING CO ALGONA, IOWA PUBLISHERS OF THE ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES & NORTH IOWA SHOPPER - COMBINED CIRCULATION 9,200

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