Former Times publisher earns highest NPA honor

Newspaper receives several awards.

KEARNEY—The former publisher of The Times said he was surprised Friday evening when the Nebraska Press Association presented him with the organization’s highest honor.

Greg Viergutz, who spent 38 years as publisher of The Times, was the 45th person to receive the Master Editor-Publisher Award from the state’s oldest trade association comprised of 169 daily and weekly newspapers in Nebraska. The presentation was made during the annual NPA convention in Kearney.

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