About Maricopa Monitor
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The Kramer family purchased the newspapers in Casa Grande, Eloy, Florence and Coolidge in 1962, 1967, 1970 and 1971, respectively, and over the next few decades purchased and consolidated two newspapers in Arizona City, and started the Maricopa Monitor. They also own the White Mountain Independent and WMICentral.com, covering Show Low, Pinetop-Lakeside, Springerville, St. Johns and Snowflake. Casa Grande Valley Newspapers Inc. and White Mountain Publishing Co. are operated under Kramer Media.
The White Mountain Independent was recognized as non-daily Newspaper of the Year in 2014. In mid-2016, the Kramer family purchased The Payson Roundup. The Payson Roundup and Payson.com cover the surrounding Payson Rim Country communities of Star Valley, Pine, Strawberry at the base of the Mogollon Rim.