Post-Tribune acquired by Tribune Publishing


Tribune Publishing Co. announced the acquisition of six daily and 32 weekly suburban news and information brands from Wrapports LLC.

The acquired pub­lications – which include the Post-Tribune, Crown Point Star and Cedar Lake/Lowell Star in north­west Indiana – will become part of the Chic­ago Tribune Media Group.

The acquired papers have collective circulations of 72,000 daily, 87,000 Sunday and 52,000 weekly.

In addition to acquiring suburban newspapers, Chicago Tribune Media Group announced a long-term agreement to continue printing and distributing the Chicago Sun-Times, also owned by Wrapports. The Chicago Tribune Media Group has printed the Sun-Times since 2011 and distributed the newspaper since 2007.

Terms of the acquisition and printing-and-distribution deals were not disclosed.