Peru Illinois newspaper
In 1946 Mr. and Mrs. Peter Miller, Jr., purchased the Peru News-Herald and started their particular participation with local/community media. Shortly afterward, they bought the LaSalle Post-Tribune and merged the 2 magazines into the day-to-day News-Tribune.
LaSalle County Broadcasting Corp. ended up being added in 1946. During those times the business operated WLPO-AM with 250-watt daytime, non-directional sign. WLPO-FM made its debut regarding the environment in December 1974 as a 100-watt monaural FM section. In 1967 the station’s signal had been enhanced to 3000 watts plus 1979 the call letters had been changed to WAJK.
To perform NewsTribune distribution, the NEWShopper had been added as a total-market-coverage product in early 1970s. The inclusion for this weekly book was to offer an easy method for marketers for their particular message to non-subscribers.
Into the mid-1970s, the NewsTribune included a farm publication as a month-to-month providing available to NewsTribune subscribers and neighborhood farmers. Its success was such that it ended up being spun off as a regular publication and Indiana AgriNews had been added. Illinois and Indiana AgriNews are actually circulated once a week for the two says with readers and visitors in the Midwest, the united states and intercontinental communities.
In 1982, Peter (Pete) Miller III joined up with the operation and he changed title associated with the everyday printing publication on NewsTribune.
WKOT had been included with LaSalle County Broadcasting Corp. in 1999. The section happens to be referred to as 96.5theWOLF. Platforms associated with the three programs: WAJK – best songs through the ‘80s to existing; WLPOAM&FM – Talk till 10AM, after that classic hits; WLWF – present nation.
Pete Miller served as president associated with the newspaper operations, author for the NewsTribune and basic supervisor for the stereo. Joyce McCullough had been called author of this NewsTribune in 2002 and basic supervisor of stereo in 2005.
After Pete’s demise, Catherine (Cathy) Miller assumed the part of president associated with board and named Joyce McCullough president of news operations. Joyce continues inside her part as NewsTribune writer and radio section general supervisor.