About the Lakeshore Weekly News

Great People Growing Communities

Delivered on Thursdays via US Mail
52 Issues per Year


SW News Media and its' 8 local newspapers including the Lakeshore Weekly News is owned by Big Fish Works. Big Fish Works is a second-generation, family-owned, Minnesota company that has 11 established community newspapers, a successful digital agency and commercial printing operations. Current family ownership of Big Fish Works runs back nearly 50 years.


Published Thursdays since June 1995.



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