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A lovely summer in Minneapolis

The Star Tribune’s cut 27 positions, mostly from the ranks of copy editors. Eleven staff members took a buyout, but the other fifteen were laid off last Wednesday and Thursday.

David Brauer
has the names:

Copy editors (10 buyout-takers): Steve Fisher, Ann Wilhelmy, John McIntyre, Patty Pryor-Nolan, Sharon Hodge, Cyndi Nightengale, Jean Shea, Paulette Henderson, Tim O’Brien, and Sharon Kessler.

Copy editors (eight layoff victims): Lisa Hoff, Nancy Lo, Kelly Maynard, Mark Holland, Troy Melhus, Sherri Hildebrandt, Bill Crum, and David Gustafson.

News assistants (2): Chris Reusse (layoff), Christine O’Connor (buyout)

Photo editors (2): Jennifer Simonson, Tricia Drury.

Multimedia producer (1): Karen Paurus.

Read Brauer’s post to see some touching memorials for the staffers that are moving on.