Kansas Publishing Ventures is a locally owned media company in South Central Kansas.
A well-informed society is a better functioning one, and that is why Kansas Publishing Ventures exists. We believe in local journalism enriching our community and its citizens and that is why we strive to create the best local news publications we can each day.
Whether you buy advertising, sponsor our Blues, Brews, and Barbecue concert, use our promotional products service, IT consulting service, or simply buy a subscription, your contribution goes directly to funding one of the largest newsrooms in South Central Kansas.
Our ownership group lives and works in South Central Kansas and that will never change. No matter what you do, know that a local person will take care of you and we will strive to make sure you get the most for your purchase. You have my personal guarantee on that – Joey Young, majority owner of KPV.
Kansas Publishing Ventures provides multiple avenues for advertising, with three newspapers in print covering four counties (Sedgwick, Reno, Harvey, and Marion).
For our rate card please click here — Included are advertising rates for an individual paper in addition to multi-paper rates.
The Hillsboro Free Press serves all of the communities in Marion County. The paper is the largest distribution newspaper in the county, going to 6,000 households. The Free Press is a free distribution publication that provides quality local coverage of everything from breaking news to high school and Tabor College sports. The Free Press has earned multiple awards from the Kansas Press Association and Midwest Free Community Papers. The paper is published weekly on Wednesday.
The Free Press office is located at 116 S Main, Hillsboro, KS, 67063 — Phone: 620-947-5702 and online @ www.hillsborofreepress.com
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Harvey County Now is a weekly newspaper serving all of Harvey County. Its focus is local news each week, specializing in government coverage as well as feature writing and a strong editorial page. Harvey County Now has won numerous awards at the Kansas Press Association convention and Managing Editor Adam Strunk was honored with the Victor Murdock Award for excellence in investigative reporting. The paper is published each week on Thursday.
The Newton office is located at 706 N Main, Newton, KS, 67114 — Phone: 316-281-7899 and online @ www.harveycountynow.com
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The Clarion serves the communities of Andale, Colwich, Haven, Maize, Mount Hope, Partridge, and Yoder. The subscription-based paper, which has been in publication for over a century, provides these communities with local coverage of everything from city council meetings to high school sports each week. The Clarion earned the distinction of being the best weekly newspaper in its division two years in a row (2013-2014) at the Kansas Press Association’s annual awards banquet. The paper is published each week on Thursday.
Phone: 316-445-2444 and online @ www.clarionpaper.com