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.
"St. Paul Toymaker Hits it Big with 'Yoxo'," by Tom Webb. Article in St. Paul Pioneer Press, December 8, 2013.
"Groovy Girls Doll Company Uses Internet to Attract Young Customers," by Julio Ojeda-Zapata. Article in St. Paul Pioneer Press, February 3, 2005.
"Can't Shake this Bug; With its Odd Origin - Its Creator was a Onetime Minneapolis Postal Carrier - and Unlikely Name, Who Would Have Thought Cootie Would Last 50 Years and Sell 50 Million Games?," by Paul Levy. Article in Minneapolis Star Tribune, November 28, 1998.
"Toys For All: New Firm Offers Much-needed Diversity," Editorial in Minneapolis Star Tribune, November 12, 1993.
"Unlike Most Toy Firms and Despite Setbacks, Schaper Revenues Up," by Susan Feyder. Article in Minneapolis Tribune, November 4, 1982.
" 'Cootie' Game's 30th Anniversary is This Year," Article in Minneapolis Tribune, August 3, 1978.
"St. Paul Firm Nears Lead in Toy Market," by John A. Wickland. Article in Minneapolis Sunday Tribune, July 11, 1954.
" 'Stadium Checkers' Gains Fans-- St. Paulite's Game Hits Market," by Roy Dunlap. Article in St. Paul Pioneer Press, December 7, 1953.