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Midland Daily News

Midland Daily News
Midland daily news logo.png
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Hearst Corporation
EditorDave Shane
HeadquartersMidland, Michigan, U.S.
Circulation11,439 Weekday
11,855 Saturday
14,723 Sunday[1]

The Midland Daily News is a daily newspaper which serves Midland County, Michigan. The offices for the paper are located at 124 South McDonald Street in downtown Midland. Although the main offices are located in Midland, the paper is widely circulated around Midland County. Note: The Midland Daily News is moving their Business Office Location from 124 South McDonald Street, During the July 14-15 2018 Weekend, as of Monday July 16 2018 the Midland Daily News Business Office New Address is 219 East Main St. Still in Downtown Midland Michigan. Link to News Story Covering this: []

The newspaper also prints the school newspapers for Midland High School, The Focus, and Herbert Henry Dow High School, The Update. The Daily News was the last daily newspaper in the Tri-Cities left publishing when the Bay City Times and Saginaw News cut back their print editions to three times a week in June 2009. It still published 6 days a week, with a weekend edition.


The paper can trace its lineage to the 1858 founding of the Midland Sentinel, which after a number of ownership and name changes became the Midland Republican in 1881. In 1937, Republican publisher Philip T. Rich founded the Midland Daily News as a successor to the weekly Republican.[2] In 1968, Rich sold the paper to Decatur, Illinois-based Lindsay-Schaub Newspapers. In 1979, Lee Enterprises purchased the Daily News along with other Lindsay-Schaub papers, then immediately resold the paper to the Hearst Corporation.[2]


  • AP News Member of the Year (from Michigan Associated Press)
  • Best Circulation Promotion (from The Newspaper Association of America)
  • Best Local Advertising Campaign (from The Newspaper Association of America)


  1. ^ "Audit Bureau of Circulations, Circulation averages for the six months ended: 3/31/2012". Archived from the original on 2012-10-27. Retrieved 2012-09-20.
  2. ^ a b "Midland Daily News through the years". Midland Daily News. May 1, 2012.

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