The headline today in the Rochester Bulletin says: New owner for local newspaper.
That would be the Fillmore County Journal, based in Preston, Minn. It’s a free paper with a weekly circulation of 10,500.
John and Pat Torgrimson have sold the newspaper to Jason and Amanda Sethre of Platteville, Wis.
Jason Sethre is co-owner of Market Share Research, a consulting firm based in Rochester that works in the newspaper industry analyzing newspaper markets. He has previous newspaper experience with the Post-Bulletin, Woodward Communications, the Kankakee Daily Journal and LaPorte Publishing Co., where he was publisher.
Amanda Sethre is a professional photographer and plans to open a studio at the newspaper office.