Dickey County Newspapers

Current Newspapers

Past Newspapers

Eaton

Jim River Journal

Editor: F. A. Pangburn & Co. 
Began in Sept. 1883; ceased in Nov. 1883. 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Continued by: Port Emma Times. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#06249 - Oct. 5, 1883 

Ellendale

Dickey County Leader Tidbits from 21 Oct. 1891; 24 Dec. 1891; 31 Dec. 1891; 14 April 1892; 28 April 1892
Surnames mentioned:
Barratt; Bartlett; Bishop; Carroll; Church; DuRand; Gleason; Jewett; Kittridge; McCoy; McDonald; McEntree; Miller;
Millham; Moore; Morgan; Porter (3); Puffer; Rose; Shepard; Shimmin; Swengel; Washner; Waters

Dickey County Leader

Editor: Wesley Moran. 
Began June 2, 1882, (Black, History of Dickey County, North Dakota.) -v. 16, no. 15 
(Aug. 26, 1897). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Continues: Keystone Optic. Merged with:
 Ellendale Commercial to form: 
Dickey County Leader and Ellendale Commercial. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#06371+ - July 20, 1883- Aug. 26, 1897 
(Contents: 1883: July 20; 1886: June 25; 1887: Apr. 1-May 20; 1889:
 Jan.11; 1891: Oct.29; 1892: Mar.10, Nov.10; 1893:
July 20-27, Dec.28; 1894: Nov.15; 1896: May 21-Nov, Dec.10-31; 
1897: Jan.14-Feb.4,25; Mar. 4-11; Apr.11-Aug.26.) 

Editor : H.J. Goddard. 
Vol. 49, no. 49 (Mar. 26, 1931)- . 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Continues: Dickey County Leader and Ellendale Commercial. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#01015 - Mar. 25, 1931- May 19, 1932 
01016 - May 19, 1932- Apr. 25, 1935 
01017 - Apr. 25, 1935- Mar. 31, 1938 
01018 - Mar. 31, 1938- Nov. 14, 1940 
01019 - Nov. 14, 1940- Oct. 21, 1943 (Missing: 1943: July 30) 
01020 - Oct. 21, 1943- Sept. 26, 1946 
01021 - Sept. 26, 1946- Aug. 25, 1949 
01022 - Aug. 25, 1949- July 31, 1952 
01023 - July 31, 1952- July 7, 1955 
01024++- July 7, 1955- June 6, 1958 
08018+ - Jan. 3, 1957- Dec. 25, 1958 
08019+ - Jan. 1, 1959- Dec. 29, 1960 
08020+ - Jan. 4, 1961- Dec. 27, 1962 
08021+ - Jan. 3, 1963- Dec. 31, 1964 
08022+ - Jan. 7, 1965- Dec. 29, 1966 
08023+ - Jan. 5, 1967- Dec. 26, 1968 
08024+ - Jan. 2, 1969- Dec. 31, 1970 
08025+ - Jan. 7, 1971- Dec. 28, 1972 
08026+ - Jan. 4, 1973- Dec. 26, 1974 
08027+ - Jan. 2, 1975- Dec. 30, 1976 
08028++- Jan. 6, 1977- Dec. 28, 1978 
08029+ - Jan. 4, 1979- Dec. 25, 1980 
08030+ - Jan. 1, 1981- Dec. 30, 1982 
08031+ - Jan. 6, 1983- Dec. 27, 1984 
08032+ - Jan. 3, 1985- Dec. 25, 1986 
11688+ - Jan. 1, 1987- Dec. 31, 1988 
12159++- Jan. 7, 1989- Dec. 27, 1990 
(Missing: 1989: Feb.11, Apr.14, May 13,Oct.21) 
12473++- Jan. 3, 1991- Dec. 31, 1992
 (Missing: 1991: July 25, Aug.1, Nov.21;1992: Apr.23) 
12946++- Jan. 7, 1993- Dec. 29, 1994 
(Missing: 1993: Dec.16; 1994: May 19, Oct.6) 
13615++- Jan. 5, 1995- Dec. 26, 1996 
Currently publishing. Current issues received are 
available in original paper copy until microfilmed. 

Dickey County Leader and Ellendale Commercial

Editor : Goddard & Smith. 
Vol. 16, no. 16 (Sept. 2, 1897)-v. 49, no. 48 (Mar. 19, 1931). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Absorbed: North Dakota Record. 
Continued by: Dickey County Leader (Ellendale, N.D. : 1931). 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, 
missing issues): 
#06371+ - Sept. 2, 1897- Oct. 31, 1899 
(Missing: 1898: May 10; 1899: Jan.10-17, Aug.8) 
06372+ - Nov. 7- Dec. 25, 1902 
(Missing: 1900: Jan.-Mar.20, Apr.-Dec.) 
06373+ - Jan. 1, 1903- Dec. 29, 1904 
(Missing: 1904: Jan. 7). 
01007+ - Mar. 25, 1905- June 11, 1908 
(Missing: 1905: Mar.30, Apr.6-13, 27, Nov.2; 1906:
 July 19; 1907: Dec.12) 
01008+ - June 11, 1908- July 6, 1911 
(Missing: 1909: Apr.1, Nov.4, Dec.23; 1910: 
Jan.6, Feb.13, Mar.24) 
01009+ - July 6, 1911- Oct. 22, 1914 
(Missing: 1913: Oct., Nov.7-14, 1912; 
May 8-22; June 5) 
01010+ - Oct. 22, 1914- Dec. 20, 1917 
(Missing: 1915: July 14, Sept.23-30, Oct.7, 21-27, Dec.) 
01011+ - Dec. 20, 1917- Sept. 23, 1920 
01012+ - Sept. 23, 1920- Aug. 16, 1923 
(Missing: 1922: Oct.27; Mar.30) 
01013+ - Aug. 16, 1923- Aug. 5, 1926 
(Missing: 1926: Sept.23 
01014+ - Aug. 5, 1926- June 20, 1929 (Missing: 1929: Nov.7) 
01015+ - June 20, 1929- Mar. 19, 1931 (Missing: 1930: May 8) 

Ellendale Commercial

Editor : R.E. Van Meter. 
Began in Dec. 1884; ceased Aug. 26, 1897. (Kolar, C.K.). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Continues: Keystone commercial. 
Merged with: Dickey County leader (Ellendale, N.D. : 1882) 
to form:
Dickey County Leader and Ellendale Commercial. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, 
missing issues): 
#11453+ - Nov. 27, 1886; Mar. 18, 1891; 
July 12, 1894; Mar. 14, 1895; Aug. 27, 1896 

Farmers Sentinel and Oaks Journal (The)

Ellendale, Dickey County, N.D. : Forbes Farmers Pub. Co. 
Vol. 12, no. 9 (Sept. 25, 1919)- v. 23, no. 10 (Oct. 3, 1929). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Formed by union of: Farmers Sentinel 
(Forbes, N.D.) and: Oaks Journal (The). 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#03764++- Sept. 25, 1919- May 19, 1921 
03765++- May 19, 1921- Apr. 23, 1925 
03766 - Apr. 23, 1925- Mar. 8, 1928 
03767 - Mar. 8, 1928- Oct. 3, 1929 

North Dakota Record

Editor: Perry & Son. 
Began in 1894; -v. 22, no. 42 (June 29, 1916). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Absorbed by: Dickey County 
Leader and Ellendale Commercial. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#03759+ - Apr. 6, 1898; 
- Jan. 13, 1904- Aug. 23, 1905 
03760+ - Aug. 23, 1905- Oct. 9, 1907 
03761+ - Oct. 9, 1907- Aug. 4, 1910 
03762+ - Aug. 4, 1910- Oct. 9, 1913 
03763+ - Oct. 9, 1913- June 29, 1916 

Forbes

Farmers Sentinel

Publisher: Forbes Farmers' Publishing Co. 
Vol. 14, no. 9 (May 8, 1919)-v. 14, no. 28 (Sept. 18, 1919). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Continues: Farmers sentinel and Forbes Republican. 
Merged with: Oakes Journal to form: Farmers Sentinel
and Oakes Journal. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#03764++- May 8, 1919- Sept. 9, 1919 

Farmers Sentinel Forbes Republican (The)

Publihser : Forbes Farmers' Pub. Co. 
Vol. 12, no. 45 (Jan. 10, 1918)-v. 14, no. 8 (May 1, 1919). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Continues: Forbes Republican. Continued by: 
Farmers Sentinel. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#03764++- Jan. 10, 1918- May 1, 1919 

Forbes Republican (The)

Publisher: Forbes Newspaper Co. 
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Mar. 22, 1906)-v. 12, no. 44 (Jan. 3, 1918). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other informtion: Published as: Forbes Republican and Forbes 
Tribune, Dec. 6, 1906, and: Forbes Republican and Tribune,
Dec. 13, 1906 - Sept. 26, 1907. Absorbed: Forbes Tribune.
 Continued by: Farmers Sentinel and Forbes Republican. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#05416 - Mar. 22, 1906- Sept. 26, 1907 
03787+ - Dec. 13, 1906- Dec. 2, 1909 
03788 - Dec.
 2, 1909- Sept. 5, 1912 
03789 - Sept. 5, 1912- July 1, 1915 
03790 - July 1, 1915- Jan. 3, 1918 

Forbes Tribune (The)

Publisher : Tribune Pub. Co. 
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Mar. 22, 1906)-v. 1, no. 36 (Nov. 22, 1906). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Absorbed by: Forbes Republican. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#03787 - Mar. 22, 1906- Nov. 22, 1906 

Fullerton

Fullerton Farmer (The)

Editor: Jas. S. Jensen. 
Vol. 1, no. 1 (June 20, 1907)- ; ceased in May 1909. (Kolar, C.K.) 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Absorbed by: Oakes Journal. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#06280+ - June 20, 1907- May 28, 1909 (Missing: 1909: May 21) 

Fullerton Independent (The)

Publisher : R.A. Bast. 
Began Apr. 9, 1915; -v. 5, no. 20 (Sept. 5, 1919). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Absorbed by: Oakes journal. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#11453+ - June 13, 1919- Sept. 5, 1919 

Hudson

Hudson Herald

Publisher: R.H. Busteed. 
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Dec. 14, 1883)-; ceased Sept. 24, 1886. (Kolar, C.K.) 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Continued by: Oakes Herald 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#06253 - Dec. 14, 1883 

Keystone

Keystone Commercial (The)

Publisher: L.H. Wilson. 
Vol. 1, no. 1 (May 11, 1883)-; ceased Dec. 19, 1884. (Kolar, C.K.) 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Continued by: Ellendale commercial 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#11453+ - May 11, 1883 

Ludden

Ludden Times (The)

Publisher: Ellis and Brown. 
Vol. 3, no. 33 (July 23, 1886)-v. 7 no. 3 (Dec. 27, 1889). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Continues: Port Emma Times.
 Absorbed by: Oakes Weekly Republican. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#00806 - July 23, 1886- Feb. 4, 1887 
00807 - Feb. 4, 1887- Dec. 27, 1889 (Missing: 1888: Oct.26) 

Merricourt

Merricourt Valley News (The)

Publisher: C.D. Hathaway. 
Vol. 1 no. 1 (Mar. 8, 1907)-v. 2, no. 42 (Dec. 25, 1908). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Absorbed by: Oakes Times. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#06248+ - Mar. 8, 1907- Dec. 25, 1908 (Missing: 1908: Mar.13-20) 

Monango

Monango Journal (The)

Publisher: T.D. McNeill. 
Vol 1, no. 1 (Mar. 26, 1908) -v. 13, no. 51 (Feb. 13, 1920). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Absorbed by: Oakes Times 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#03791 - Mar. 26, 1908- Mar. 25, 1909 
03792 - Mar. 25, 1909- May 2, 1912 
03793 - May 2, 1912- July 8, 1915 
03794 - July 8, 1915- July 11, 1918 
03795++- July 11, 1918- Feb. 13, 1920 

Monango Mirror

Publisher: W.H. Rowe. 
Publishing Frequency unknown; English language. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#11453+ - Feb. 22, 1894 

Oakes

Oakes Independent

Publisher: E.W. Weston. 
Began Oct. 7, 1891; ceased Feb. 1, 1900. 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Absorbed by: Oakes Republican. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#11453+ - Nov. 9, 1892; Sept. 10, 1896; Jan. 5, 1899 

Oakes Journal (The)

Publisher : J.M. Kellogg. 
Began in Aug. 1907; (Kolar, C.K.) -v. 12, no. 6, (Sept. 4, 1919). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Absorbed: Fullerton Farmer, and:
 Fullerton Independent. Merged with: Farmers Sentinel to form: 
Farmers Sentinel and Oakes Journal. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#03796+ - Jan. 15, 1908- Sept. 22, 1909 
03797+ - Sept. 22, 1909- July 31, 1912 
03798+ - July 31, 1912- June 2, 1915 
03799+ - June 2, 1915- Aug. 15, 1918 
03800+ - Aug. 15, 1918- Sept. 4, 1919 

Oakes Republican

Publisher: Ed. A. Smith. 
Began in 1898; -v. 22, no. 52 (Jan. 18, 1906). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Continues: Oakes weekly Republican. 
TAbsorbed: Oakes Independent. Continued by: Oakes imes. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#08118++- Aug. 12, 1898- Oct. 11, 1902 (Missing: 1898: 
Nov.18, Dec.23-30;  1899: Jan.13-27, June-July 7; 1900: J
an.-Sept.13,27, Oct.-Dec.; 1901: Aug.30, Sept. 6, Nov.15-Dec.; 
1902: June 13, July 18, Aug.22-29, Sept.20-Oct.4) 
08119++- Apr. 10, 1903- Jan. 18, 1906 (Missing: 1903: 
Jan.-Apr.3,17-24, May 8-29, June 12-Sept., Nov. 6-20; 1904:
Feb.5, Aug.5-12) 
01025++- Jan. 4, 1906- Jan. 18, 1906 

Oakes Times (The)

Publisher: Alex. R. Wright. 
Vol. 23, no. 1 (Jan. 25, 1906)- present. 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Continues: Oakes Republican. 
Absorbed: Merricourt Valley news, and Monango journal. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#01025+ - Jan. 25, 1906- Nov. 5, 1908 
01026++- Nov. 5, 1908- Oct. 12, 1911 
01027+ - Oct. 12, 1911- Sept. 10, 1914 (Missing: 1914: Feb.12) 
01028+ - Sept. 10, 1914- May 31, 1917 
01029+ - May 31, 1917- Mar. 25, 1920 (Missing: 1918: Sept.26) 
01030+ - Mar. 25, 1920- Jan. 11, 1923 
01031+ - Jan. 11, 1923- Dec. 24, 1925 
01032+ - Dec. 24, 1925- Nov. 8, 1928 
01033++- Nov. 8, 1928- July 30, 1931 
01034 - July 30, 1931- June 7, 1934 
01035 - June 7, 1934- Apr. 1, 1937 
01036 - Apr. 1, 1937- Jan. 18, 1940 
01037 - Jan. 18, 1940- Oct. 1, 1942 
01038 - Oct. 1, 1942- Sept. 6, 1945 
01039 - Sept. 6, 1945- May 27, 1948 
01040 - May 27, 1948- July 7, 1950 
01041 - July 7, 1950- Dec. 18, 1952 
01042 - Dec. 18, 1952- Nov. 3, 1955 
01043 - Nov. 3, 1955- Oct. 9, 1958 
07844+ - Oct. 16, 1958- Dec. 31, 1959 
07843+ - Jan. 7, 1960- Dec. 28, 1961 
07845+ - Jan. 4, 1962- Dec. 26, 1963 
07846+ - Jan. 2, 1964- Dec. 30, 1965 
07847+ - Jan. 6, 1966- Dec. 28, 1967 
07848+ - Jan. 4, 1968- Dec. 25, 1969 
07849+ - Jan. 1, 1970- Dec. 30, 1971 
07850+ - Jan. 6, 1972- Dec. 27, 1973 
07851+ - Jan. 3, 1974- Dec. 25, 1975 
07852+ - Jan. 1, 1976- Dec. 30, 1976 
07853+ - Jan. 6, 1977- Dec. 29, 1977 
07854+ - Jan. 5, 1978- Dec. 28, 1978 
07855+ - Jan. 4, 1979- Dec. 27, 1979 
07856+ - Jan. 3, 1980- Dec. 25, 1980 
07857+ - Jan. 1, 1981- Dec. 31, 1981 
07858+ - Jan. 7, 1982- Dec. 30, 1982 
07859+ - Jan. 6, 1983- Dec. 29, 1983 
07860+ - Jan. 5, 1984- Dec. 27, 1984 
07861+ - Jan. 3, 1985- Dec. 26, 1985 
07862+ - Jan. 2, 1986- Dec. 25, 1986 
07863+ - Jan. 1, 1987- Dec. 28, 1987 
11687+ - Jan. 4, 1988- Dec. 25, 1989 
12448+ - Jan. 1, 1990- Dec. 19, 1991 
(Missing: 1990: Apr.26; 1991: Jan.17,24, June 13, Sept.5, Dec.26) 
12938++- Jan. 2, 1992- Dec. 30, 1993 
(Missing: 1992: May 14) 
13157+ - Jan. 6, 1994- Dec. 28, 1995 
13823+ - Jan. 4, 1996- Dec. 26, 1996 
13824+ - Jan. 2, 1997- Dec. 25, 1997 
Currently publishing. Current issues received are
 available in original paper copy until microfilmed. 

Oakes Weekly Republican

Publisher: Ellis & Buxton. 
Began in 1883; (Rowell, 1889) ceased after June 17,
 but prior to Aug. 12, 1898. 
Published Weekly, 1883-June 1, 1894; 
Semiweekly, June 8-Sept. 28, 1894; 
Weekly, Oct. 5, 1894-1898 in English language. 
Other information: Published as: Oakes Republican 
semiweekly, June 8-Sept. 28, 1894. Absorbed: Ludden times, and:
Sargeant County rustler. Continued by: Oakes Republican. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#08116++- Jan. 4, 1889- Dec. 25, 1891 (Missing: 1889: 
July 19, Sept.13, Oct.25; 1890: Feb.2, Sept.5; 1891: Jan.16, 23) 
08117++- Jan 1, 1892- Dec. 24, 1897 (Missing: 1892: 
Jan.1-15, Sept.9; 1893: Jan., Feb.3-10; 1894: July 10; 1895:
Mar.8-22, April 12-19, May 31, July 5,19-26, Aug.23-30, Sept.13-20, 
Oct.4-18, Nov.-Dec.13-27; 1896: Jan.3, Mar.13, Apr.24,
 May-June 5,19-26, July- Oct.2-23, Nov-Dec.11,25; 1897: Jan.-
Sept., Nov.19, Dec 3,31) 
08118++- Jan. 7, 1898- Aug. 5, 1898 (Missing: 1898: J
an.28, Feb.4-11,25, Mar.4,18-25, Apr.-May, June 24-Aug.5) 

Port Emma

Port Emma Times (The)

Publisher: Edwin S. Gilbert. 
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 29, 1883), -v. 3, no. 32 (July 16, 1886). 
Published Weekly in English language. 
Other information: Continues: Jim River Journal. 
Continued by: Ludden times. 
Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues): 
#00806 - Nov. 29, 1883- July 16, 1886 (Missing: 
1884: June 19-26, July 24, Sept.4, Oct.16) 

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