ECM Publishers

ECM Publishers, Inc. is a publishing, printing and distribution company that operates in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Started in 1976 as the vision of founder Elmer L. Andersen, the Company has grown from one paid circulation weekly newspaper and shopper to its current operations of fifteen weekly newspapers and six shoppers. Most of these publications are printed at the company’s Princeton web printing plant. The market includes more than 365,000 homes covering 8,000 square miles.

ECM employs more than 400 full and part-time associates in three product lines: publications, printing, and distribution.

The Hometown Source is a collaboration of articles from all of the ECM family of newspapers. The Hometown Source also has columns and articles from the board of ECM Publishers, Inc.