North Dakota Archives: 32 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from North Dakota, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online ND newspaper archives: 32 titles to help you search your family history in the “Peace Garden State,” providing coverage from 1865 to Today. There are more than 2.5 million articles and records in our online North Dakota newspaper archives!

Photo: western North Dakota
Photo: western North Dakota. Credit: Aaronyoung777; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for historical and recent obituaries and other news articles about your ancestors from North Dakota in these newspapers. Our ND newspapers are divided into two collections: Historical Newspapers (complete paper) and Recent Obituaries (obituaries only).

Search North Dakota Newspaper Archives (1865 – 1931)

Search North Dakota Recent Obituaries (1987 – Current)

Illustration: North Dakota state flag
Illustration: North Dakota state flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a complete list of online North Dakota newspapers in the historical archives. Each newspaper title in this list is an active link that will take you directly to that paper’s search page, where you can begin searching for your ancestors by surnames, dates, keywords and more. The ND newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

CityTitleDate Range * Collection
BeulahBeulah Beacon01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BismarckStaats-Anzeiger07/07/1931 – 07/07/1931Newspaper Archives
BismarckBismarck Tribune01/01/1885 – 12/31/1900Newspaper Archives
BismarckBismarck Tribune01/24/1993 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CenterCenter Republican01/27/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Devils LakeDevils Lake Journal02/03/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FargoFargo Times07/10/1875 – 11/03/1877Newspaper Archives
FargoFargo Daily Argus01/04/1882 – 12/30/1882Newspaper Archives
FargoDakota10/16/1895 – 03/10/1897Newspaper Archives
Fort RiceFrontier Scout06/15/1865 – 10/12/1865Newspaper Archives
GarrisonMcLean County Independent01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Grand ForksNormanden12/26/1900 – 10/22/1902Newspaper Archives
Grand ForksGrand Forks Weekly Herald06/26/1879 – 06/17/1880Newspaper Archives
Grand ForksGrand Forks Herald10/01/1987 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Grand ForksGrand Forks Daily Herald11/01/1881 – 01/14/1923Newspaper Archives
Grand ForksEvening Times01/03/1906 – 03/28/1914Newspaper Archives
HankinsonNews-Monitor10/13/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HazenHazen Star01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MandanSunday Pioneer11/11/1883 – 12/23/1883Newspaper Archives
MandanDaily Pioneer01/04/1883 – 12/29/1883Newspaper Archives
McCluskyMcClusky Gazette01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MichiganNelson County Capital08/14/1884 – 08/14/1884Newspaper Archives
New TownNew Town News01/07/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ParshallMountrail County Record01/07/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Tower CityTower City Herald05/02/1884 – 02/06/1885Newspaper Archives
Turtle LakeMcLean County Journal01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
UnderwoodUnderwood News01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Valley CityValley City Times-Record06/02/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
VelvaVelva Area Voice01/20/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WahpetonDaily News02/27/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WashburnLeader-News01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WillistonWilliston Daily Herald01/12/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries

*Date Ranges may have selected coverage unavailable.

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