News: Dorchester, Wis. (June 14, 1945) 

Contact: Robert Lipprandt


Surnames: Lehnertz, Merriman 

----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., WI), Wednesday, June 17, 2009, Page 2 

Dorchester Paper Sold To South Dakota Publisher 

Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Merriman have sold the Dorchester Clarion to Walter P. Lehnertz, of Rapid City, South Dakota. 

Mr. Lehnertz, who will take over the paper June 15, has come to Dorchester, while Mrs. Lehnertz and their two sons and daughter plan to move about July 1.   

Future plans for Mr. and Mrs. Merriman are as yet indefinite. However, they will continue in the newspaper field. The family will reside in Dorchester until they find a satisfactory location.   



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