A South Dakota newspaper executive will be the next publisher of the Grand Forks Herald.
Forum Communications officials have named Korrie Wenzel to take over for Mike Jacobs when Jacobs retires from the Herald on March 31.
Wenzel is the publisher of The Daily Republic in Mitchell, S.D.
The 44-year-old Wenzel has been with the Mitchell paper since 1991. He began as a sports writer and moved on to be sports editor, assistant editor and editor of the paper. He was promoted to publisher in 2010.
Jacobs has been with the paper since 1979. He was promoted to editor in 1984 and to a dual role as editor and publisher in 2003. He has been publisher since 2011.
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