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Winter Carnival: Newspapers

Suggested Newspapers & Dates

Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub

Historic Minneapolis Tribune


  • St. Paul Daily Globe
  • St. Paul Dispatch
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press
  • Minneapolis Tribune
  • Minneapolis Star
  • Minneapolis Star-Tribune


  • First 2 weeks of February 1886: First Winter Carnival held 
  • In more recent years, the Winter Carnival has been held for 10 days at the end of January and the beginning of February.

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Newsboy distributing January 1937 Minneapolis Journal.

The Minnesota Historical Society holds the world's largest collection of Minnesota newspapers, with dates ranging from 1849 to the present day.

Past issues of most newspaper titles are available on microfilm in the MNHS library, but there is also digital access to select newspapers

Use the links to the left to search for newspapers available at MNHS and to search within digitized newspaper collections.   

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