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How to Publish a Public Notice




Features and Benefits of Our Wisconsin Public Notices

The Daily Reporter has been providing valuable information to Milwaukee’s public for more than 116 years. The department most responsible for this is Public Notices. From construction bids to foreclosure sales, probate notices to name changes, public hearing and meeting announcements, to the Milwaukee circuit court calendar, The Daily Reporter has Milwaukee County covered. Let us make it official.


  • Bids
  • Business
  • Government
  • Individual & Property
  • Personal Property
  • Probate
  • Real Estate

How to Publish a Public Notice

The Daily Reporter newspaper is published Monday – Friday, except for holidays. In order for a notice to be published, it must be submitted at least 2 days prior. Every public notice published in The Daily Reporter newspaper also appears on our website and on at no additional charge.

For more information about placing a public notice in The Daily Reporter, please see our FAQ resources below or contact (414) 225-1801 or [email protected]com.


What Types of Notices Do We Publish?

BIDS: Because The Daily Reporter is the recognized leader in construction project news, publishing your bid notices in The Daily Reporter means your call for bids reaches thousands of interested decision-makers in both print and digital formats. And The Daily Reporter’s notarized Affidavit of Publication ensures compliance with state and federal notice requirements.
BUSINESS: Corporations with offices in the Milwaukee metropolitan area rely on The Daily Reporter to satisfy public notice requirements for items such as corporate dissolutions. The Daily Reporter issues an Affidavit following publication to make compliance official.
GOVERNMENT: The Daily Reporter serves city, county and state offices when they need to notify the community of public hearings and meetings, or other official business. The Daily Reporter is the recognized leader in notice publication, and its newspaper and website ensure those notices are easily accessible to the public. It is also the official paper of record for the City of Milwaukee.
INDIVIDUAL/FAMILY: The Daily Reporter publishes summons when personal service cannot be made to defendants, as courts accept the Affidavit of Publication in lieu of personal service and will allow the entry of judgment in favor of the plaintiff.
PERSONAL PROPERTY: Public interest in auctions of unclaimed storage unit property has risen dramatically. Prior to conducting these sales, state statutes require a notice to be published. The Daily Reporter provides the perfect advertising medium for compliance and offers the lowest pricing of any newspaper of general circulation in the Milwaukee area.
PROBATE: Wisconsin requires estates to publish probate notices to alert creditors that may have a claim against a decedent. The Daily Reporter is the recognized source for probate notices in Milwaukee county. The Daily Reporter’s flat fee for probate notices is easy and compliance is documented with an Affidavits of Publication.
REAL ESTATE: Foreclosure/Sheriff’s Sale notices are required by law to serve notice that a creditor is listing a property for sale. The Daily Reporter has served as the leading source for Foreclosure and Sheriff’s Sale listings for Milwaukee county.