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The Spencer Signal covers local news for the Spencer, Iowa, area. With a focus on people and telling their stories, the Signal strives to both celebrate and challenge the community.

The Spencer Signal is owned by Flint Publishing, which also publishes Lakes Business News. Flint Publishing was founded by Tim Weideman.

About Tim Weideman:

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Tim Weideman moved to Spencer from Manhattan, Kan., in July 2015 after his wife accepted a job in Spencer. In Kansas, Weideman spent about 2.5 years working as a newspaper beat reporter – first for the Junction City Daily Union, then the Manhattan Mercury. He then worked for CivicPlus, a company that creates city and county government websites, for about six months.

Weideman graduated from the Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2012, majoring in news/Internet journalism. During his last two years attending college in Des Moines, Weideman was also the editor of The Iowa Sports Connection Magazine.


Tim Weideman
Founder | Flint Publishing

Editor | Spencer Signal

Editor | Lakes Business News

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