Details for EST 2019 Magazine

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
celebrating 169 years
support local journalism!
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Jan. 18 - Courier publishes first issue as Black Hawk Courier.

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Dec. 13 - Courier becomes a daily paper, published every
day except Sunday.

Courier moves to Commercial Street and Park Avenue.

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Courier installs a new Duplex Web-perfecting Unitype press,
capable of printing 37,250 papers an hour.

Courier hires its first African American reporter, Imogene Jones.

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Courier owner W.H. Hartman Co. purchases Montgomery
Ward at Fourth and Commercial streets.

Courier installs a new computer system.

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Howard Newspapers purchases Courier; Cedar Falls
Record merges with Courier.

Courier begins using soybean oil ink for pages with color printing.

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Courier installs new computer and typesetting system;
mailroom moves to first floor adjacent to press room.

Courier Photo Department gets its first digital camera.

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Courier web site goes live for the first time.

Courier purchased by Lee Enterprises in 16-newspaper deal with
Howard Newspapers.

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Courier installs a new software system in the newsroom;
ends printing operations in Waterloo, contracts for printing
services in Cedar Rapids.

Courier moves into new quarters at 100 E. Fourth Street.

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