Lee Enterprises

Earnings and revenue fell for Lee Enterprises in the third quarter. Friday the media company based in Davenport and owner of the Quad City Times, reported net income during April, May, and June of 4.8 million dollars - down from 6.3 million a year ago.

One of the world's largest corporations is handing over control of its newspapers to a publisher based in the Quad Cities.

Revenue and profits fell for Lee Enterprises during the second quarter. Thursday the newspaper company based in Davenport which owns the Quad City Times and Argus and Dispatch, reported earnings of 2.5 million dollars, or 4 cents per diluted share.

Despite growing revenue from digital services, earnings fell for Lee Enterprises. Wednesday the media company based in Davenport reported financial results for the fiscal year that ended in September. 

state of Iowa

Collective bargaining, gun rights, and school funding are just a few of the issues debated by the Iowa legislature this year. And on Midwest Week, a look at what happened.  

state of Iowa

New rules for collective bargaining are now in effect for thousands of state workers in Iowa.

Profits rose slightly for Lee Enterprises during the first quarter of its fiscal year. Thursday the provider of local news and advertising based in Davenport, and owner of the Quad City Times, reported earnings of 12.4 million dollars in the quarter ending in December.

Earnings improved but revenue fell for Lee Enterprises during its 3rd quarter. Thursday the newspaper company based in Davenport that owns the Quad City Times, reported results for April through June.

Overall revenue dropped 4.9 per cent, while earnings per share rose to 8 cents, compared to 5 cents a year ago. 

Now that the dust has cleared, what was done, and not done, by the Iowa legislature during this year's session ?

On Midwest Week, Herb Trix talks with Erin Murphy, Lee Enterprises bureau chief in Des Moines - his work appears here in the Quad City Times. 

You can also hear Midwest Week on WVIK, Fridays at 6:20 pm during All Things Considered.  

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