BOWLING GREEN — AIM Media Midwest, the owner of The Lima News, announced Monday it purchased The Sentinel-Tribune newspaper in Bowling Green.
Terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed. The publisher of the Sentinel-Tribune, fourth-generation family member Karmen Concannon, will remain as publisher. The newspaper serves Bowling Green and Wood County in Northwest Ohio.
“The Haswell family has owned and operated the Sentinel-Tribune for over 118 years with Karmen representing the fourth generation of family ownership and her parents, Tom and Kathy Haswell, representing the third generation,” Jeremy Halbreich, chairman and CEO of AIM Media Management, said in a press release. “Through our sale process, we have had the great pleasure and privilege of becoming acquainted with Karmen and her parents. We have great admiration for the entire family and we are very flattered to have this opportunity to become directly involved with their important, high-quality, local journalism operation.”
AIM Media Midwest owns and operates 17 daily newspapers and 15 weekly newspapers in Ohio and one newspaper in West Virginia. It’s affiliated with AIM Media Texas and AIM Media Indiana.
”The sale of the Sentinel-Tribune to AIM Media Midwest, LLC represents another milestone in our effort to provide the people of Bowling Green and Wood County with a daily newspaper of the exceptional quality they have learned to expect,” said Tom Haswell. “The Haswell family is deeply appreciative of the support we have received over the past 118 years both from our dedicated employees and the generations of people that have helped make the Sentinel the outstanding newspaper that it is. We will be watching with pride and confidence as AIM Media leads the Sentinel far into the future.”