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Effective Aug. 11, the River Valley Media Group will outsource production to a printing plant also owned by Lee Enterprises in Madison, which is about two hours away.

This move is part of an industry trend as newspapers seek to consolidate and improve efficiencies.

This move will allow the papers to focus resources on generating local content, while ensuring long-term viability of the print product.

The current press, which is located in La Crosse, is aging and has become difficult to maintain operations due to the challenges of securing replacement parts.

This move should not impact the quality of any products currently produced in La Crosse.

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Rick Czeczok

That's what happens to papers who only print one side of issues and are so bias. Bye, bye.

shameless

Good to know you’re cheering for folks to lose their jobs Rick. The paper isn’t going away ding dong, just the jobs of those who print it. Go back to stroking it over Richy Rich columns.

shameless

How many people are losing their jobs because of this??

random annoying bozo

might just as well shift the printing off shore to china for all I care.

capedcrusader

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