Owner: Lee Enterprises
Effective: Sept. 9, 2011
Four employees were laid off: two pressroom employees, one IT employee and an assistant managing editor. Two open newsroom positions also were eliminated. The Times is one of Lee Enterprises’ first consolidated design centers: The paper is still hiring a designer.
Sources: Paper Cuts tips
Full disclosure: I work at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, which also is owned by Lee Enterprises, and previously worked at The Times of Northwest Indiana.