Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Paper shortage could affect Elgin Courier

Posted in:

A newsprint shortage complicated by blockades at the Canadian border could mean a temporary reduction in the page count of the Elgin Courier until the supply chain is restored.Canadian mills provide nearly 75% of the newsprint — paper processed from pulpwood — used by U.S. printing presses. Truckers north of the border have delayed shipments due to a protest with the government.The Elgin Courier, owned by Granite Media Partners, is not expecting to see any major changes while awaiting new shipments to its printing press in Taylor.During this time, however, the number of pages may be fewer than usual, and ...

PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!