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Gallatin Publishing Company (GPC) employs over 20 full and part-time workers at the printing plant located in Gallatin, MO.  Printing newsprint periodicals (weekly, daily and monthly) is our primary business along with other commercial printing, internet website hosting and design, and related services.

GPC owns and distributes six periodicals besides printing more than a dozen others published for neighboring communities.  The North Missourian is the official newspaper ( ) serving Daviess County since 1864. The Lake Viking News is the monthly official publication for the 1,600-acre private residential lake community located just west of Gallatin with copies delivered to each lake lot owner ( ). The Ad Zone is a free distribution weekly shopper mailed to every household in 3 counties and in the adjacent market area.

The company is increasingly active in website hosting and development, internet marketing, and related activities and has emerged as a leader in presenting real estate and auctions both online and in print for North Missouri and South Iowa.Monthly real estate publications are printed and distributed across North Missouri and South Iowa to promote the online portal,  To better serve real estate and auction professionals, print and online content are also presented on a regional basis:


GPC is a family-operated corporation owned by Darryl and Liz Wilkinson, who have worked as a team their entire professional life. Both were members of the student newspaper staff at Northwest Missouri State University at Maryville, then briefly at the Ida County Courier-Reminder in Ida Grove, Iowa. The couple managed The Times-Tribune at Grant City, Mo., for almost two years before moving to Gallatin, Mo., to raise a family of four children.

The Wilkinsons earned numerous honors presented by the Missouri Press Association, including the prestigious Tilghman Cloud Memorial Editorial Award (Weeklies). Darryl has served as president of Northwest Missouri Press Association. He was named Missouri Volunteer of the Year for 1994 by the Southern Industrial Development Council for helping to create jobs in North Missouri through Gallatin Industrial Development Authority. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Press Association. In 2015 Wilkinson became the 145th journalist named to the MPA Hall of Fame during ceremonies held at the 149th Annual MPA Convention in Columbia, MO. Both Liz and Darryl are active in many community and church affairs.


Ask any one of us!

Nathan Stuedle, Customer Consultant —
                Cell: 816.351.5865
Tish Perkins, Customer Consultant —
Tomie Walker, Ad Zone Chillicothe Office —
                Office: 660.707.1820
Brooke Trussell, Ad Zone Chillicothe Office —
                Cell: 660.973.7622

Jessica Carder, Bookkeeping/Ad Composer —
Danielle Huston, Graphics Designer —
Marjorie Windsor, Distribution Mgr. —
Tammy Huffman, Staff Writer —
Dennis Cox, Sportswriter/Pressman —
Ben Gott & Travis Burnett, Pressroom  —

Darryl Wilkinson, Editor & Publisher —
Liz Wilkinson, Editor & Publisher —

Business Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays
Main Office Phone: 660.663.2154