Hometown Communications

Hometown Communications

Hometown Communications, Inc., headquartered in Duluth, MN, was formed to acquire and manage small- to medium-sized newspapers, generally with a circulation of between 5,000 and 20,000 households. The company initially acquired three newspaper properties in Kansas and Utah, and subsequently, six additional properties in Kansas, Michigan and Nebraska. River Capital, along with another investment firm and management, acquired Hometown in 1989. The company was sold to an industry acquiror in 1997.