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Hazelden: Alcohol & Drug Addiction Treatment Center: Newspapers

Suggested Newspapers & Dates

Useful dates to search for Hazelden:

  • May 1, 1949: Hazelden incorporated.
  • December 1952:  Patrick Butler chosen as president of Hazelden.
  • December 1953: Fellowship Club, a halfway house for men, opened in St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • 1954: Patrick Butler acquired rights to Twenty-Four Hours a Day, launching the beginning of Hazelden's publishing efforts.
  • 1956: Dia Linn, one of the first residential addiction treatment programs specifically for women in the United States, opened in Dellwood, Minnesota.
  • 1981: Hazelden purchased Pioneer House in Plymouth, Minnesota as a treatment center for adolescents and young adults.
  • January 10, 1999: Hazelden celebrated 50 years of service.
  • November 2002: Ellen L. Breyer named president and CEO, the first woman to lead the organization.
  • October 2011: Ground is broken for a $30 million expansion and renovation project at Hazelden's youth campus in Plymouth, Minnesota.

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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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