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Former leader of the News-Tribune passes away

Posted by wlpo on September 28, 2015

A big name in the Illinois Valley newspaper industry has died.

92-year-old Frederick “Fritz” Miller of Peru died Sunday at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. Miller was a lieutenant in the Army Air Corps during World War II before graduating from the University of Chicago. He went on to be the General Manager of the Daily News-Tribune in La Salle for 44 years before retiring in 1992.

You can find service information for Frederick “Fritz” Miller by clicking the “obituaries” link at

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