Life in the Valley of Riches

Life in the Valley of Riches

The newspaper you are reading is the last one the Medford Mail Tribune will print for us. After 11 years, nearly 575 editions of the Illinois Valley News later, they have quit printing newspapers and have gone all digital.While we have fixed the problem by finding a new printer, there[Read More…]

Life in the Valley of Riches

On Friday, Sept. 16, late in the afternoon, I received an email from our newspaper print staff at the Medford Mail Tribune, stating they were going to go all digital and shut down their press operations at the month’s end.They gave me two weeks’ notice to find a new printer,[Read More…]

Life in the Valley of Riches

I just had a guy, maybe 40, come in and ask why we were stopping the print product. While he smelled the paper. He said, “You can’t get this smell from a computer screen.” I laughed and replied, “You can’t swat a fly with a computer either.”Over the past month,[Read More…]