North Dakota Archives: 72 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from North Dakota, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online ND newspaper archives: 72 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: 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 – Today)

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

Here is the 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 chronicle01/10/1907 – 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 tribune06/04/1877 – 12/31/19258059Newspaper Archives
BismarckBismarck Tribune07/11/1873 – 09/15/19111218Newspaper Archives
BottineauBottineau courant05/04/1895 – 12/28/19221437Newspaper Archives
BottineauBottineau pioneer09/23/1886 – 04/27/1895369Newspaper Archives
BowbellsBowbells tribune12/01/1899 – 12/29/1922967Newspaper Archives
CenterCenter Republican01/27/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CooperstownGriggs County courier01/26/1883 – 01/04/19061198Newspaper Archives
DevilsDevils Lake world04/10/1914 – 01/21/191541Newspaper Archives
DevilsDevils Lake world01/06/1911 – 06/23/191124Newspaper Archives
DevilsDevils Lake world07/07/1920 – 12/27/1922131Newspaper Archives
Devils LakeDevils Lake Journal02/03/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Devils LakeDevils Lake inter-ocean08/13/1909 – 12/25/1914236Newspaper Archives
Devils LakeDevils Lake inter-ocean10/11/1884 – 11/24/1905640Newspaper Archives
Devils LakeDevils Lake inter-ocean and Devils Lake free press12/01/1905 – 07/30/1909191Newspaper Archives
Devils LakeDevils Lake weekly world06/30/1911 – 04/03/1914138Newspaper Archives
Devils LakeDevils Lake world and inter-ocean01/28/1915 – 06/16/1920265Newspaper Archives
DickinsonDickinson press04/21/1883 – 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
FargoFargo forum and daily republican10/07/1903 – 12/30/19112180Newspaper Archives
Fort RiceFrontier Scout06/15/1865 – 10/12/186515Newspaper Archives
Fort YatesSioux County pioneer09/24/1914 – 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 Times01/01/1906 – 03/28/19142163Newspaper Archives
Grand ForksGrand Forks daily herald and the evening times03/30/1914 – 12/30/19222661Newspaper Archives
HankinsonNews-Monitor10/13/2009 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HazenHazen Star01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HopeHope pioneer04/27/1883 – 12/28/19221964Newspaper Archives
JamestownJamestown alert07/04/1878 – 12/28/19222265Newspaper Archives
LangdonCourier Democrat02/19/1891 – 04/15/19201417Newspaper Archives
LangdonCavalier County farmers press04/22/1920 – 08/18/192170Newspaper Archives
LintonEmmons County record06/10/1884 – 12/28/19221935Newspaper Archives
LisbonLisbon Star09/19/1884 – 10/10/18842Newspaper Archives
Little MissouriBad Lands cow boy02/07/1884 – 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 independent01/07/1903 – 12/28/19221034Newspaper Archives
New TownNew Town News01/07/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
OakesOakes Republican08/12/1898 – 01/18/1906261Newspaper Archives
OakesOakes times01/25/1906 – 12/28/1922879Newspaper Archives
OakesOakes weekly Republican06/29/1888 – 06/17/1898375Newspaper Archives
ParshallMountrail County Record01/07/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PembinaPioneer express04/20/1883 – 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-record07/25/1912 – 11/09/1922533Newspaper Archives
VelvaVelva Area Voice01/20/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WahpetonDaily News02/27/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WahpetonWahpeton times04/11/1884 – 01/09/19191247Newspaper Archives
WashburnLeader-News01/06/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WashburnWashburn leader06/28/1890 – 12/29/19221608Newspaper Archives
WillistonWilliston Daily Herald01/12/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WillistonWilliston graphic07/09/1895 – 05/15/19191132Newspaper Archives

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