Hermantown Star Sold to Owner of Proctor Journal
Posted: 2/11/2013  |  By: John Myers | Duluth News Tribune
Jake Benson, longtime owner-publisher-editor of the weekly Proctor Journal newspaper, has purchased the Hermantown Star newspaper.

Benson announced the move Thursday in the Star, saying the deal was official in January. He purchased the paper from co-owners Wade Petrich and Jim Holmgren, who have owned the paper since 2004.