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Oliver Kelley Farm: The Grange & Early Farming in Minnesota: Newspapers


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.   


Suggested Newspapers & Dates


  • Clear Lake:  Sherburne County Times
  • Red Wing:  The Grange Advance
  • Elk River: Sherburne County Star


  • December 4, 1867:  National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry founded
  • January 20, 1918:  Oliver H. Kelley died

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Gale Family Library • Minnesota Historical Society • 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 • 651-259-3300
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