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Change isn't the enemy. Complacency is.

If you read the above column from Teri Finneman, you're probably wondering why I published it in this newspaper. The answer is simple: while the Foster County Independent is the proving ground for saving local news, the New Rockford Transcript needs a reinvention just as much as the Independent does.

Change is not the enemy, complacency is. Something needs to change, and this newspaper’s publisher...