The assets of Eau Claire Press Co., a fourth- and fifth-generation, family-owned media company based in Eau Claire, Wis., has been sold to family-owned Adams Publishing Group, which is based in Minneapolis and chaired by Stephen Adams. The sale included a full-service commercial printing division called Leader Printing, The Leader-Telegram daily newspaper, The Country Today weekly agricultural newspaper, the Chippewa Valley Review shopper publication and various related websites. All of The Eau Claire Press Co.’s existing employees are reportedly being offered employment and benefits with Adams Publishing Group. Adams Publishing Group owns and operates newspapers and printing plants in 11 states and is a division of the Adams Office, which owns and operates a number of other businesses, including Adams Outdoor, Fairway Outdoor, Adams Radio Group, Good Sam/Camping World, as well as wineries and vineyards in the United States and Europe. Focused on local community news and advertising products, Adams already owns 63 community newspapers, 18 advertising shoppers, 20 specialty publications and 81 associated websites. It acquired five newspaper publishing companies in 2016 alone. Click Read More below for additional detail.
On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, Michael John Mugavero Jr. lost his bravely fought battle with cancer and passed peacefully, surrounded by his family and closest friends. Mugavero, 63, was a long-time resident of Linden, NJ later moving to Clark, NJ where he lived for the past 9 years. He was a veteran printing industry executive, having worked for Manroland North America for the past 20+ years in various roles, most recently serving as CEO.
Mugavero was a larger than life figure who was always the man in charge, always the one with the best advice, always the first to offer help and always encouraging everyone he met to love fearlessly. He personified that expression in every sense, from how he selflessly catered to his family and those less fortunate than him, to how he managed his business. He was passionate and persistent in everything he did and never let fear get in the way of principle or of doing what was right.
Mugavero is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Patricia (Marconi); his parents Michael Sr. and Joan; brothers Richard, Lawrence, and Joseph; children Michael and Cheryl Mugavero, Michelle and Robert Cabala, and Christopher Mugavero; and his grandchildren Ryan, Angelina, and Mia.
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