View Newspaper Group has bought the Tri-County Times (Fenton, Michigan), the paper reports.

The sale was completed Jan. 1.

“My brother Rick and I are both very excited that the Times has been acquired by the best media group in the Midwest,” co-owner and Publisher Craig Rockman said. “Like the Times, View Newspaper Group is family owned and operated and has been a partner and associate of the Times for several years.”

View Newspaper Group includes 17 community newspapers and a staff totaling 95 covering Lapeer, Sanilac, Huron, Saginaw, Shiawassee, Genesee, Oakland and Livingston counties. Rick Burrough founded the group in 2003.

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