in Emmet County, Michigan
from 1875 -- Current
1875 - Little Traverse Republican founded in Harbor Springs by Warren Bowen.
1878 - Emmet County Independent founded at Harbor Springs by Charles S. Hampton.
1878 - Petoskey City Record founded by George A. Mosher and James Buckley. Early 1878 vital record transcriptions from 1878<
1882 - C. S. Hampton's Independent became Northern Independent.
1883 - Hampton founded Daily Resorter (summers only) dropped for two years due to finances, then re-instituted.
1883 - Petoskey City Record sold to J. C. Bonecou.
1887 - Emmet Democrat changed to Petoskey Democrat, owned by Loring Rice and R. F. Dillon.
1887 - Northern Independent moved from Harbor Springs to Petoskey. On Jan 1, 1888, Hampton purchased the Petoskey Democrat and merged, changing the name to Independent Democrat.
1900 - Resorter, Independent Democrat purchased by C. E. Churchill and E. R. Goldsmith.
1902 - Resorter became year around daily as Petoskey Evening News, Churchill and Goldsmith, publishers.
1905 - Independent Democrat changed to Petoskey Independent.
1911 - Petoskey Evening News purchased Petoskey City Record.
1919 - Elmer J. Hanna purchased the Harbor Springs Republican, Levering Local, and several print shops.
1924 - Elmer J. Hanna changed Republican's name to Emmet County Graphic at Harbor Springs.
1934 - Northern Michigan Shopping Guide founded by William F. Schaller.
1936 - Shopping Guide became Northern Michigan Review, W. F. Schaller, publisher.
1945 - Charles Fowler and C. W. Lucas purchased Emmet County Graphic.
1952 - Paul Verseput and Vic Spaniola bought Charles Fowler's interest in the Emmet County Graphic, later purchased the Lucas interest.
1953 - Northern Michigan Review, Petoskey Evening News merged under the name of Petoskey News-Review, Albert Schaller, publisher.
1956 - Petoskey News-Review purchased Emmet County Graphic.
1959 - Emmet County Graphic merged with the Petoskey News-Review.
1976 - 25 Feb 2001: Petoskey News-Review, W. Kirk Schaller, publisher.
Mar 2001: Petoskey News-Review, Ken Winter, Publisher and Editor.
Many Thanks to Marcia Maves who generously provided this data.
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