The Leavenworth Times has a new leadership team.
Steve Curd, publisher of the Independence, Mo., Examiner is now the publisher of the Times, while also continuing as publisher of the Examiner. Both newspapers are owned by GateHouse Media.
Dale Brendel, former general manager for the Independence Examiner, took over Monday as general manager and executive editor for the Times.
Brendel has 23 years of experience in the newspaper business and was executive editor at The Examiner for 10 years.