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General manager promoted to publisher at Scottsbluff paper

December 20, 2018

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The longtime general manager of the Scottsbluff Star-Herald newspaper has been promoted to publisher.

The Star-Herald reports that Roger Tollefson also was named publisher of its nearby sister publications, the Gering Courier and Hemingford Ledger. All three are owned by Omaha-based BH Media Group, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.

Tollefson has taken over for Greg Awtry, who retired Monday.

Tollefson was named general manager of the Star-Herald in 2000. He joined the paper as circulation director in 1991.

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Information from: Star-Herald, http://www.starherald.com

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