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1995: Ralph W. Anderson

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Ralph W. Anderson (1933) grew up in northern Iowa and learned the weekly newspaper business from his father, publisher of the Ringsted Dispatch. Anderson’s career included editor and publisher duties in Grundy Center and at the Farm Bureau Spokesman. He also co-founded National Hog Farmer magazine, which began as an eight-page newsletter published in the Spokesman.