• Austin [MN] Daily Herald

    Ellis Middle School student Alex Arizpe is photographed outside of the school. A few days this year, Alex has entertained students by playing his accordion. (Eric Johnson / Austin Daily Herald)

  • Shelby County [AL] Reporter

    The Chelsea baseball team celebrates after beating Briarwood 9-2 to win the Class 6A, Area 9 championship. The Hornets finished area play a perfect 6-0. (Cari Dean / Shelby County Reporter)

  • Alexander City [AL] Outlook

    Emberly Zellars stands in the center of South Main Street in Camp Hill. Her grandfather owns many of the storefronts including those seen to the right. (Siri Hedreeen / The Outlook)

  • The Clanton [AL] Advertiser

    Raleigh’s Place held a disc golf tournament at the organization’s summer camp location in Clanton. (Zachary Seifter / The Clanton Advertiser)

  • BNI by the numbers

    83 community newspapers
    50 magazines
    12 states served
    50 years of community newspaper management
    580 team members
    154 newsroom professionals
    111 sales professionals
    252,555 free circulation
    165,760 paid circulation
    418,315 total circulation
    151,756,808 digital page views a year


  • Our industry

    Our newspapers and websites are the best sources of news and information in the communities they serve and command top audience market share. More than 7 out of 10 consumers report regularly reading our newspapers and websites. More than 6 out of 10 say they use those products to make purchase decisions. Simply put, our products ring doorbells, cash registers, inboxes and telephones for our customers.

Company News

Bobby Rice, 52, has been named publisher of The Messenger and president and director of Troy Publications, ...

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Our Newspapers

Boone Newspapers, Inc. [BNI] owns and/or manages newspapers and free shopping guides in 91 communities.

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Our founders and leaders explain our history, philosophy and thoughts about our industry’s outlook.

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