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Billings County pioneer (The) [Medora, N.D.] (Fryburg, N.D.)

Fryburg, Billings County, N.D. : Gerald P. Nye.
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Aug. 15, 1919)-
Published Weekly in English language.
Other information: "The official paper of Billings County." Place of publication varies: Fryburg, N.D., Aug. 15, 1919-Jan. 11, 1934; Medora, N.D., Jan. 18, 1934- . Also bears numbering of the Pioneer, vol. 6, no. 45- , and the Herald, vol. 14, no. 26- , later dropped. Formed by the union of Fryburg pioneer and Billings County herald. Absorbed by: Belfield herald. National Nonpartisan League--North Dakota--Newspapers.

Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues):

  • #02452 - Aug. 15, 1919- Jan. 2, 1920 (duplicated on next roll)
  • 00831 - Aug. 15, 1919- July 16, 1920, July 16, 1920- Dec. 28, 1922
  • 00832 - Aug. 3, 1922- Nov. 19, 1925
  • 00833+ - Nov. 19, 1925- Dec. 27, 1928- Dec. 19, 1929- Jan. 30, 1930
  • 06265+ - Jan. 23, 1929- Dec. 12, 1929
  • 00834++- Feb. 6, 1930- Dec. 29, 1932
  • 00835 - Jan. 5, 1933- Jan. 11, 1934
  • 00835 - Jan. 18, 1934- May 21, 1936
  • 00836 - May 21, 1936- Aug. 10, 1939
  • 00837 - Aug. 10, 1939- Dec. 31, 1942
  • 00838 - Jan. 7, 1943- Jan. 31, 1946
  • 00839 - Jan. 31, 1946- Mar. 3, 1949
  • 00840 - Mar. 3, 1949- Mar. 13, 1952
  • 00841++- Mar. 13, 1952- Mar. 31, 1955
  • 00842++- Mar. 31, 1955- May 15, 1958
  • 09768+ - Jan. 3, 1957- Dec. 25, 1958
  • 09769+ - Jan. 1, 1959- Dec. 29, 1960
  • 10820+ - Jan. 5, 1961- Dec. 27, 1962
  • 09770+ - Jan. 3, 1963- Dec. 31, 1964
  • 09771+ - Jan. 7, 1965- Dec. 29, 1966
  • 09772+ - Jan. 5, 1967- Dec. 26, 1968
  • 09773+ - Jan. 2, 1969- Dec. 31, 1970
  • 10821+ - Jan. 7, 1971- Dec. 27, 1973
  • 09774+ - Jan. 3, 1974- Dec. 25, 1975
  • 10822+ - Jan. 1, 1976- Dec. 29, 1977
  • 09775+ - Jan. 5, 1978- Dec. 27, 1979
  • 09776+ - Jan. 3, 1980- Dec. 31, 1981
  • 09777+ - Jan. 7, 1982- Dec. 28, 1983
  • 09778+ - Jan. 4, 1984- Dec. 31, 1985
  • 10823+ - Jan. 8, 1986- Dec. 29, 1988
  • 05255+ - Jan. 5, 1989- Dec. 26, 1991
  • 12945++- Jan. 2, 1992- Dec. 30, 1993 (Missing: 1992: Jan.30)
  • 13165+ - Jan. 6, 1994- Dec. 28, 1995
  • 13907+ - Jan. 4, 1996- Dec. 30, 1997
  • 14267+ - Jan. 6, 1998- Dec. 30, 1999
  • 14746++- Jan. 6, 2000- Dec. 27, 2001 (Missing: 2000: Jan.20, Sept.21)
  • 15259+ - Jan. 3, 2002- Dec. 24, 2003
  • 15621+ - Jan. 2, 2004- Dec. 29, 2005
  • 15907+ - Jan. 5, 2006- Dec. 27, 2007
  • 16256+ - Jan. 3, 2008- Dec. 31, 2009
  • 16663+ - Jan. 7, 2010- Dec. 30, 2011
  • Currently publishing. Current issues received are available in original paper copy until microfilmed.

Fryburg pioneer

Fryburg, Billings County, N.D. : Thurston & Tharalson.
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 9, 1913)-v. 6, no. 44 (Aug. 8, 1919).
Published Weekly in English-German language.
Other information: Some columns in German. "Official Billings County paper," 1916-1919. Merged with: Billings County herald to form: Billings County pioneer (The) [Medora, N.D.] (Fryburg, N.D.).

Microfilm holdings (roll numbers, inclusive dates, missing issues):

  • #02450 - Oct. 9, 1913- Dec. 30, 1915
  • 02451++- Jan. 6, 1916- Jan. 3, 1919
  • 02452 - Jan. 10, 1919- Aug. 8, 1919

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