Owner: GateHouse Media Inc.
Effective: Jan. 26, 2012
Copy editing will be outsourced to a GateHouse paper in Downers Grove, Ill., this summer; 10 copy editors will be laid off. Soon after that announcement was made, at least 11 employees were laid off in other departments including the paper’s editorial cartoonist. The SJR outsourced printing to Peoria, Ill., in 2011.