Staff members through the years
Carola Bratt wrote and edited for the Messenger when it was owned by the Milbraths.
Nanc Wischow (at left) did graphics and sales under the ownership of Bill and Maureen Milbrath.
Bill Milbrath with the first issue of the Longfellow Messenger.
Bill and Maureen Milbrath of Milbrath's Phase Two, publishers of The Longfellow Messenger on page 1 of the preview edition in January 1983.
Como resident and Hamline University graduate Lynn Middleton Koller was one of the first typesetters for deRuyter Nelson Publications.
Cal deRuyter in 1977 at the first paid office for deRuyter Nelson Publications, located at 600 North Fairview in St. Paul.
Cal deRuyter and Tim Nelson of deRuyter Nelson Publications at the first office they paid for, 600 Fairview in St. Paul.
Hamline Student Congress in 1976 with student wearing bicentennial costumes. Tim Nelson of deRuyter Nelson Publications is third from left.
Tim Nelson in 2019 when he sold the Messenger and Monitor to TMC Publications CO.
After selling the Messenger and the Monitor, Calvin deRuyter continued as a bookkeeper for TMC Publications CO. He is also a painter.
The deRuyter Nelson Publication logo
Tim Nelson, Cal deRuyter and Tesha M. Christensen in 2019.
Tesha M. Christensen and her kids deliver papers in the Longfellow neighborhood in 2019.