Obituary Deadlines and Coverage Areas

 

Obituaries will be posted online to the newspaper website(s) the same day the order is processed (processed during office hours). They will be printed in the next available print edition of the paper(s) you select based on the deadlines below.

Aitkin Independent Age – Published each Wednesday. Online order deadline is Friday at 4:00 p.m. Paid circulation to over 2,855 subscribers in the Aitkin County area.

Anoka County UnionHerald (ABC Newspapers) - Published each Friday. Online order deadline is Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. Paid circulation to over 2,830 subscribers in Andover, Anoka, Coon Rapids, East Bethel, Ham Lake, Oak Grove, Ramsey and St. Francis.

Anoka County Shopper - Published each Wednesday. Online order deadline is Monday at 8:30 a.m. Free distribution to over 41,040 homes in Anoka, Andover, Champlin, Coon Rapids, Dayton, Ham Lake and Ramsey.

Caledonia Argus/Shopper – Published each Wednesday. Online order deadline is Friday at 2:00 p.m. Paid circulation to over 2,005 subscribers and free distribution to over 3,745 homes in Brownsville, Caledonia, Eitzen, Hokah, Houston, Spring Grove and New Albin, IA.

County News Review - Published each Thursday. Online order deadline is Monday at 8:30 a.m. Paid circulation to over 1,855 subscribers in Braham, Cambridge, Harris, Isanti, North Branch, Rush City and Stacy and Stanchfield.

Crow River News – Published each Thursday. Online order deadline is Monday at 2:30 p.m. Paid circulation to over 1,290 subscribers in Albertville, Buffalo, Hanover, Loretto, Rockford, Rogers and St. Michael.

Dairyland Peach (Sauk Centre and west central Minnesota) - Published each Sunday. Online order deadline is Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Free distribution to over 19,995 homes in Albany, Avon, Belgrade, Bowerville, Brooten, Burtrum, Cushing, Clarissa, Eagle Bend, Eden Valley, Elrosa,  Freeport, Georgeville, Greenwald, Grey Eagle, Hawick, Holdingford, Lake Henry, Long Prairie, Melrose, New Munich, Osakis, Paynesville, Regal, Richmond, Roscoe, St. Martin, Sauk Centre, Swanville, Upsala, and Villard.

Forest Lake Times - Published each Thursday. Online order deadline is Monday at 12:30 p.m. Paid circulation to over 1,570 subscribers in Forest Lake, Scandia and Wyoming.

Laker Pioneer - Published each Saturday. Online order deadline is Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. Mailed free to over 5,790 requesting homes in Long Lake, Maple Plain, Mound, St. Bonifacius, Spring Park and Wayzata.

Life (Blaine/Spring Lake Park/Columbia Heights/Fridley) - Published each Friday. Online order deadline is Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. Mailed free to over 8,670 requesting homes in Blaine, Spring Lake Park, Columbia Heights and Fridley.

Mille Lacs Messenger – Published each Wednesday. Online order deadline is Friday at 4:00 p.m. Paid circulation to over 3,005 subscribers in the Mille Lacs Lake area.

Monticello Times – Published each Thursday. Online order deadline is Monday at 2:30 p.m. Paid circulation to 1,275 subscribers in Monticello and Big Lake.

Morrison County Record - Published each Sunday. Online order deadline is Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Free distribution to over 22,420 homes in Bowlus, Brainerd, Buckman, Burtrum, Cushing, Flensburg, Foley, Fort Ripley, Hillman, Holdingford, Lastrup, Little, Falls, Long Prairie, Motley, Pierz, Randall, Rice, Royalton, Sauk Rapids, Swanville and Upsala.

News & Times - Published each Thursday. Online order deadline Monday at 10:30 a.m. Paid circulation to 1,210 subscribers in Delano, Hamburg, Mayer, Montrose, Norwood, Watertown, Waverly and Young America.

Press (Osseo/Maple Grove/Champlin/Dayton) – Published each Thursday. Online order deadline is Monday at 2:30 p.m. Paid circulation to over 1,315 subscribers in Osseo, Maple Grove, Champlin and Dayton.

Princeton Town & Country – Published each Sunday. Online order deadline is Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Free distribution to over 9,395 homes in Foreston, Milaca, Pease, and Princeton.

Scotsman – Published each Sunday. Online order deadline is Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Free distribution to over 37,800 homes. North Anoka zone: Anoka, Oak Grove, Cedar, Bethel, St. Francis; Rum River zone: Cambridge, Isanti, Dalbo; Chisago zone: North Branch, Stacy, Almelund; Braham zone: Braham, Rush City, Harris, Stanchfield; Pine zone: Pine City, Brook Park, Grasston, Hinkley, Sandstone; Kanabec zone: Mora, Ogilvie.

St. Croix Valley Peach – Published each Sunday. Online order deadline is Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Free distribution to over 23,310 homes in Center City, Chisago City, Forest Lake, Hugo/Centerville, Lindstrom, Lino Lakes, Scandia, Shafer, Stacy, Taylors Falls and Wyoming.

Star News - Published each Saturday. Online order deadline is Wednesday at 12 p.m. noon. Free distribution to over 19,785 homes in Elk River, Nowthen, Orrock Twp, Otsego, Ramsey and Zimmerman.

Stillwater Gazette – Published each Friday. Online order deadline is Wednesday at10:30 a.m. Paid circulation to 1,435 subscribers in Afton, Bayport, Hudson, WI, Lake Elmo, Lakeland, Marine on St. Croix, Somerset, WI and Stillwater.

Stillwater Valley Life – Published each Friday. Online order deadline is Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Free distribution to over 12,905 homes in Afton, Bayport, Lakeland, Lake Elmo, and Stillwater.

Sun Current – Published each Thursday. Online order deadline is Friday at 2:30 p.m. Mailed free to over 20,355 requesting homes in Bloomington, Edina and Richfield.

Sun Post – Published each Thursday. Online order deadline is Friday at 2:30 p.m. Mailed free to over 12,025 requesting homes in Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope and Robbinsdale.

Sun Sailor – Published each Thursday. Online order deadline is Friday at 2:30 p.m. Mailed free to over 21,295 requesting homes in Eden Prairie, Excelsior, Hopkins, Minnetonka, Plymouth, St. Louis Park and Wayzata.

Sun Thisweek/Dakota County Tribune– Published each Friday. Online order deadline is Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Mailed free to over 25,258 requesting homes in Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Farmington, Lakeville and Rosemount.

Union-Times - Published each Thursday. Online order deadline is Monday at 12:30 p.m. Paid circulation to over 2,260 subscribers in Dalbo, Foley, Foreston, Hillman, Isle, Milaca, Ogilvie, Onamia, Pease, Princeton and Zimmerman.

Waconia Patriot – Published each Thursday. Online order deadline Monday at 10:30 a.m. Paid circulation to over 2,300 subscribers in Cologne, Mayer, New Germany, St. Bonifacius, Victoria and Waconia.

West Metro Town & Country – Published each Friday. Online order deadline is Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Free distribution to over 32,115 homes in Albertville, Big Lake, Clear Lake, Clearwater, Maple Grove, Maple Lake, Monticello, Osseo, Rogers and St. Michael.

 

 

Special Early Print Deadlines

Special Deadlines - Special deadlines will typically go into effect during weeks with national holidays. These holidays include New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Be aware these holidays may cause temporary early print deadlines.