United Communications Corporation was founded by Howard J. Brown. The company got its start in 1961 when Brown purchased the Kenosha News. Brown was a newspaperman with previous experience in Chicago, Cleveland and at several small dailies in the east.
The company grew with the addition of these media assets:
The Attleboro Sun-Attleboro, MN
The Foxboro Reporter- Foxboro, MA
WWNY- Watertown, MN
KHSL- Chico, CA
The Watertown Public Opinion- Watertown, SD
Lake Geneva Regional News- Lake Geneva, WS
Howard J. Brown passed away on April 29, 2011. His wife Elizabeth K. Brown serves as chairwoman of the Board and his daughters and sons‐in‐law serve as directors. His eldest daughter LUCY BROWN served as president and CEO, and is now executive manager of the board.
UCC completed divestiture of its assets in 2019. The future lies ahead.