Lee Enterprises

Despite growing revenue from digital services, earnings fell for Lee Enterprises. Wednesday the media company based in Davenport reported financial results for the fiscal year that ended in September. 

state of Iowa

Collective bargaining, gun rights, and school funding are just a few of the issues debated by the Iowa legislature this year. And on Midwest Week, a look at what happened.  

state of Iowa

New rules for collective bargaining are now in effect for thousands of state workers in Iowa.

Profits rose slightly for Lee Enterprises during the first quarter of its fiscal year. Thursday the provider of local news and advertising based in Davenport, and owner of the Quad City Times, reported earnings of 12.4 million dollars in the quarter ending in December.

Earnings improved but revenue fell for Lee Enterprises during its 3rd quarter. Thursday the newspaper company based in Davenport that owns the Quad City Times, reported results for April through June.

Overall revenue dropped 4.9 per cent, while earnings per share rose to 8 cents, compared to 5 cents a year ago. 

Now that the dust has cleared, what was done, and not done, by the Iowa legislature during this year's session ?

On Midwest Week, Herb Trix talks with Erin Murphy, Lee Enterprises bureau chief in Des Moines - his work appears here in the Quad City Times. 

You can also hear Midwest Week on WVIK, Fridays at 6:20 pm during All Things Considered.  

Lee Enterprises has a new leader. The newspaper company based in Davenport says at Wednesday's annual meeting, Mary Junck was elected executive chairman, and Kevin Mowbray succeeded her as president and chief executive officer.

He was also elected to the board of directors.

Lee Enterprises

A changing of the guard at Lee Enterprises. Thursday the media company based in Davenport which owns the Quad City Times announced a new leader will take over officially at the annual meeting in February.

Mary Junck, who's served as ceo for 15 years, will become executive chairman of the company, and turn over leadership to Kevin Mowbray - now executive vice president and chief operating officer, he will become president and ceo. 

Caucus Campaign Update

Sep 11, 2015
Lee Enterprises

 With five months still to go before the Iowa caucuses, the campaign for the presidential nomination is already in high gear. And this week on Midwest Week, an update on what's happened so far.