The Bismarck Tribune is a daily newspaper printed in Bismarck, North Dakota. Founded in 1873, it is the primary daily newspaper for south-central and southwest North Dakota. Its average daily circulation is 31,081 on Sundays and 27,620 on weekdays. One notable cofounder of -- and reporter for -- the paper was Mark H. Kellogg.
The editorial viewpoint is conservative, though it endorsed John Kerry for president in 2004. The Tribune's first claim to fame in 1876, when the three-year-old paper published one of the first reports of George Custer's last stand at the Little Bighorn. In 1938 the paper won a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service after publishing a series of articles called "Self-Help in the Dust Bowl."
The Bismarck Tribune is owned by Lee Enterprises.