Mark Tauscher purchases interest in Madison newspaper

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Well, here’s a bit of news sure to warm the hearts of newspaper lovers and Packers fans alike.

Via the Wisconsin State Journal, former Packers offensive tackle Mark Tauscher has purchased an interest in the Isthmus, a weekly newspaper published in Madison, Wisconsin.

“We hope our commitment to independent journalism and investigative reporting, and our love of all things Madison, will be clear as Isthmus begins this new chapter,” wrote Jeff Haupt, another new owner of the Isthmus, in the publication’s latest issue.

The 37-year-old Tauscher grew up in Wisconsin, attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and played 11 seasons in Green Bay, starting 132 games.

Tauscher’s late father, Dennis, was a newspaper reporter in Wisconsin.