Fremont Tribune
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Lee Enterprises
Founder(s)J.N. Hayes
PublisherVincent Laboy
EditorTony Gray
FoundedJuly 24, 1868; 153 years ago (1868-07-24)
CountryUnited States
OCLC number31878815

The Fremont Tribune is a daily newspaper in Fremont, Nebraska.

The Tribune was founded on July 24, 1868 by J.N. Hayes.[1][2] It was purchased in 1966 by Speidel Newspapers;[3] Gannett Co. acquired the paper in 1977 through its merger with Speidel.[4] Gannett sold the Tribune in 1989 to Hometown Communications of Little Rock, Arkansas.[5] The paper was later acquired by Independent Media Group; Lee Enterprises bought the Tribune from IMG in 2000.[6]

The Tribune received the 1931 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing for "The Gentleman From Nebraska".

The current editor is Tony Gray.[7]


  1. ^ "About Fremont tribune. [volume] (Fremont, Neb.) 1868-1877". Chronicling America. Library of Congress. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
  2. ^ Buss, William (1921). History of Dodge and Washington Counties, Nebraska, and Their People. American Historical Society.
  3. ^ "SHOWN ABOVE IS THE PLANT of the Fremont, Nebraska, Tribune..." Poughkeepsie Journal. January 31, 1966. p. 22. Retrieved April 8, 2017.
  4. ^ "Gannett: 73 Papers and Still Counting". The Washington Post. July 30, 1977. Retrieved April 8, 2017.
  5. ^ "Gannett Co. Inc. said Thursday it has completed the..." United Press International. March 23, 1989. Retrieved April 8, 2017.
  6. ^ "Lee Enterprises buys Wisconsin, Nebraska newspapers". Racine Journal Times. May 6, 2000. Retrieved April 8, 2017.
  7. ^ "New editor named for Fremont Tribune". Lincoln Journal Star. 15 January 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
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