North Dakota Archives: 70 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from North Dakota, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online ND newspaper archives: 70 titles to help you search your family history in the “Peace Garden State,” providing coverage from 1865 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online North Dakota newspaper archives!

Photo: Sunflowers in Traill County, North Dakota
Photo: Sunflowers in Traill County, North Dakota. Credit: Hephaestos; 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 – Today)

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

Here is a complete list of North Dakota newspapers in the online 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.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
BeachGolden Valley chronicle Expanded01/10/1907 – 12/15/1916446Newspaper Archives
BeulahBeulah Beacon01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BismarckBismarck Tribune01/24/1993 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BismarckBismarck Tribune01/01/1885 – 12/31/19004938Newspaper Archives
BismarckStaats-Anzeiger07/07/1931 – 07/07/19311Newspaper Archives
BismarckFarm & Ranch Guide04/05/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BismarckBismarck daily tribune Expanded06/04/1877 – 12/30/19227135Newspaper Archives
BismarckBismarck Tribune Expanded07/11/1873 – 09/15/19111218Newspaper Archives
BottineauBottineau courant Expanded05/04/1895 – 12/28/19221437Newspaper Archives
BowbellsBowbells tribune Expanded12/01/1899 – 12/29/1922967Newspaper Archives
CenterCenter Republican01/27/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CooperstownGriggs County courier Expanded01/26/1883 – 01/04/19061198Newspaper Archives
DevilsDevils Lake world Expanded04/10/1914 – 01/21/191541Newspaper Archives
DevilsDevils Lake world Expanded01/06/1911 – 06/23/191124Newspaper Archives
DevilsDevils Lake world New07/07/1920 – 12/27/1922131Newspaper Archives
Devils LakeDevils Lake Journal02/03/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Devils LakeDevils Lake inter-ocean Expanded08/13/1909 – 12/25/1914236Newspaper Archives
Devils LakeDevils Lake inter-ocean Expanded10/11/1884 – 11/24/1905640Newspaper Archives
Devils LakeDevils Lake inter-ocean and Devils Lake free press Expanded12/01/1905 – 07/30/1909191Newspaper Archives
Devils LakeDevils Lake weekly world Expanded06/30/1911 – 04/03/1914138Newspaper Archives
Devils LakeDevils Lake world and inter-ocean Expanded01/28/1915 – 06/16/1920265Newspaper Archives
DickinsonDickinson press Expanded04/21/1883 – 12/29/19171700Newspaper Archives
FargoDakota10/16/1895 – 03/10/189771Newspaper Archives
FargoFargo Daily Argus01/04/1882 – 12/30/1882292Newspaper Archives
FargoFargo Times07/10/1875 – 11/03/18774Newspaper Archives
Fort RiceFrontier Scout06/15/1865 – 10/12/186515Newspaper Archives
Fort YatesSioux County pioneer Expanded09/24/1914 – 12/28/1922378Newspaper Archives
GarrisonMcLean County Independent01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Grand ForksGrand Forks Herald10/01/1987 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Grand ForksEvening Times01/03/1906 – 03/28/19142072Newspaper Archives
Grand ForksGrand Forks Daily Herald11/01/1881 – 01/14/192312748Newspaper Archives
Grand ForksGrand Forks Weekly Herald06/26/1879 – 06/17/188047Newspaper Archives
Grand ForksNormanden12/26/1900 – 10/22/190296Newspaper Archives
Grand ForksEvening Times Expanded01/01/1906 – 03/28/19142163Newspaper Archives
Grand ForksGrand Forks daily herald and the evening times Expanded03/30/1914 – 12/30/19222661Newspaper Archives
HankinsonNews-Monitor10/13/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HazenHazen Star01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HopeHope pioneer Expanded04/27/1883 – 12/28/19221964Newspaper Archives
JamestownJamestown alert Expanded07/04/1878 – 12/28/19222265Newspaper Archives
LangdonCourier Democrat Expanded02/19/1891 – 04/15/19201417Newspaper Archives
LangdonCavalier County farmers press New04/22/1920 – 08/18/192170Newspaper Archives
LintonEmmons County record Expanded06/10/1884 – 12/28/19221935Newspaper Archives
LisbonLisbon Star09/19/1884 – 10/10/18842Newspaper Archives
Little MissouriBad Lands cow boy Expanded02/07/1884 – 12/23/1886130Newspaper Archives
MandanDaily Pioneer01/04/1883 – 12/29/1883103Newspaper Archives
MandanSunday Pioneer11/11/1883 – 12/23/18836Newspaper Archives
MandanMandan News06/17/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
McCluskyMcClusky Gazette01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MichiganNelson County Capital08/14/1884 – 08/14/18841Newspaper Archives
MinotWard County independent Expanded01/07/1903 – 12/28/19221034Newspaper Archives
New TownNew Town News01/07/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
OakesOakes Republican Expanded08/12/1898 – 01/18/1906261Newspaper Archives
OakesOakes times Expanded01/25/1906 – 12/28/1922879Newspaper Archives
OakesOakes weekly Republican Expanded06/29/1888 – 06/17/1898375Newspaper Archives
ParshallMountrail County Record01/07/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PembinaPioneer express Expanded04/20/1883 – 12/29/19221778Newspaper Archives
SteeleSteele Weekly Herald08/16/1884 – 08/15/18853Newspaper Archives
Tower CityTower City Herald05/02/1884 – 02/06/188523Newspaper Archives
Turtle LakeMcLean County Journal01/06/2011 – 12/28/2017Recent Obituaries
Turtle Lake, UnderwoodCentral McLean News-Journal01/04/2018 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
UnderwoodUnderwood News01/06/2011 – 12/28/2017Recent Obituaries
Valley CityValley City Times-Record06/02/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Valley CityWeekly times-record Expanded07/25/1912 – 11/09/1922533Newspaper Archives
VelvaVelva Area Voice01/20/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WahpetonDaily News02/27/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WahpetonWahpeton times Expanded04/11/1884 – 01/09/19191247Newspaper Archives
WashburnLeader-News01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WashburnWashburn leader Expanded06/28/1890 – 12/29/19221608Newspaper Archives
WillistonWilliston Daily Herald01/12/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WillistonWilliston graphic Expanded07/09/1895 – 05/15/19191132Newspaper Archives

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