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The pair did printing work for the territorial government, and were aligned with the Democratic Party. Ina separate Iowa Territory was created, and Burlington was named its first capital.

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The capital of the Wisconsin Territory was moved to Madison. In Burlington, Jacobs was killed Oct. Jacobs was on the verge of a prominent career in state politics. Rorer never was charged. Clarke became postmaster of Burlington and later its mayor. Still later, Clarke was named the third and last governor of the Iowa Territory. Clarke County in southern Iowa is named in his honor. After his term as governor, Clarke returned to Burlington to run the Gazette.

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He was elected as the first president of the Burlington School Board. He died July 28,in a local cholera epidemic. He was Rorer was one of the pall bearers. Edwards was a supporter of the Whig Party. Black Hawk was a friend of Edwards and reportedly was present when the first copies of the Fort Madison paper were printed. Rorer wrote anonymous letters to other Iowa newspapers suggesting the territory adopt "Hawkeye" as the state nickname. Consequently, Iowa now is known as the Hawkeye State. According to the Iowa Journal of HistoryEdwards wrote, "If a division of the territory is effected, we propose that the Iowans take the cognomen of Hawk-eyes.

Our etymology can then be more definitely traced than can that of the Wolverines, Suckers, Gophers, etc. Who seconds the motion? The journal goes on to state, " 'old chief' referred to was, of course, Black Hawk. Edwards published his newspaper until his death of cholera a year after Clarke died. After a succession of owners, both papers, which had published separately, were sold during the Depression to Omer N. In the s, both newspapers built new buildings. It, too, was a handsome structure, featuring Doric columns in the front. During the Depression, both papers Burlington iowa newspaper classifieds financial difficulties and Burlington iowa newspaper classifieds purchased by Omar N.

Custer, owner of the Galesburg, IllinoisRegister-Mail. Custer merged the papers into The Burlington Hawk-eye Gazette. The papers moved into the Gazette's building. Inthe newspaper relocated to a renovated bus barn at S. Main St. At the time of the move, the paper added a Sunday edition. During the record flood ofpreparations were made to print the paper at Ottumwa, Iowaabout 70 miles away.

However, the water did not rise high enough to carry out the plan. Instead, water from the rising Des Moines River flooded the Ottumwa paper's basement where it stored its newsprint, and the Courier had to be printed in Burlington. During the Flood ofwhich eclipsed the crest, The Hawk Eye avoided high water again. After The Hawk-Eye Gazette' s move to Main Street, the former building was acquired by an adjacent savings and loan and razed to create extra parking. The former Hawk Eye building still stands and is now used as a funeral home. On Dec.

The group's origins trace to Ottawa, Kansasand to the early years of the 20th century. InRalph A. Harris purchased the Ottawa Herald[5] then combined it with the Ottawa Republic in Later, Harris' two sons, John and Sidney, expanded the group and set its standards. Starting with The Herald as the base, they acquired another Kansas daily, the Chanute Tribuneinwith John as editor.

When Ralph Harris died inSidney became The Herald 's editor and publisher, a position he held until his death in Inthe Harrises bought The Hutchinson Newswhich became the flagship publication. As The News ' editor and publisher, John Harris became a widely quoted columnist and influential editorial writer. He died in Full ownership of The Salina Journal was added in ; a minority had been acquired 11 years earlier.

In addition to these, a of other dailies figure prominently in the group's history.

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Through MarketAide, the newspapers will be able to offer a wider range of services to advertisers. In the early s, the Harris Group ed other media organizations, including such giants as Knight-Ridder and Times Mirror, in experimenting with a videotex news service, which was available to personal computers via phone modem. The service offered a varied menu of on-line information, ranging from agricultural and weather data to sports and recipes.

As was the case with most early videotex experiments, the size of the subscriber base failed to meet expectations, and the effort was shut down in During the Harris tenure, Clarence Moody was editor and publisher from to when he retired. He was succeeded by Stuart Awbrey. Weekend publication changed from Saturday to Sunday in The name, Hawk-Eye Gazettewas shortened to The Hawk-Eye on May 7,when the first issue was printed in the new building — a converted automobile dealership and bus garage at S.

Three years later, Bishop retired and McCormally became editor-publisher. The hyphen was dropped from The Hawk Eye at that time. Six years later, Awbrey retired and was replaced by Bill Mertens.

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After beginning his career as a reporter at The Hawk Eye inMertens worked at other Harris Group newspapers prior to assuming editor-publisher responsibilities in InThe Hawk Eye started thehawkeye. Steve Delaney, a former reporter and business editor for The Hawk Eyeassumed the editor-publisher position in after Mertens died.

Delaney and other department he were terminated by GateHouse after its acquisition. Generally it has three sections each day: news, sports and classified advertising. On Tuesdays, there is a health section called Living Well. A weekend entertainment guide is published on Thursdays. A features section is included Fridays called Currents. In the late s, reporters Dennis J. Carroll and Mike Augspurger wrote a series of stories about health problems experienced by former workers of the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant and its predecessor, the Iowa Ordnance Plant, and their families.

The stories helped raise awareness of formerly secret work at the munitions plant carried out by the Atomic Energy Commission. These articles brought national attention to the case. As a consequence, the Department of Energy released a statement that at one time, nuclear tests were carried out at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, and that the plant had stopped manufacturing parts for atomic warhe in Collections were published as "Hawkeyetems""Hawkeyes"and "Smiles Yoked with Sighs" As editor of The Hawk Eyethe newspaper three times was named best newspaper in Iowa.

Since its acquisition by GateHouse Media, The Hawk Eye reduced the of uned local editorials to about once a week, Burlington iowa newspaper classifieds Sundays. While the paper runs a lead editorial in each issue, nearly all of them are reprinted from other newspapers. Layoffs began almost immediately and the newspaper had only 12 employees in January when its owner, now known as Gannettput its building at S. Printing had been moved out of the building two years to Peoria, Ill. Retrieved The Hawk Eye. November 15, Retrieved November 29, Visit ottawaherald. Archived from the original on McCormally; Newspaper Editor, 71".

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