Madison Group, Former Packer Buys Isthmus
by Lucy Ji, age 17
Co-founder and owner of Isthmus Publishing
Company is selling to the owners of Red Card Media, an off-campus
meal-card program for students.
In a post on the Isthmus website Thursday,
Vince O’ Hern announced the sale to a group including Craig
Bartlett, Jeff Haupt, and former Green Bay Packer, Mark Tauscher.
Bartlett and Haupt have local publishing experience with the Onion.
Tauscher, offensive tackle for the Packers from 2000 to 2010,
currently comments for Packers and Badgers radio broadcasts.
Though O’Hern and his wife, Isthmus associate
publisher Linda Baldwin O’Hern, both plan to leave the business,
they intend to stay in Madison.
O’Hern stated the sale was completed
Wednesday. Sale terms have not been released.
More information regarding this sale can be
found on the Isthmus website, The Daily Page.