The Capital Journal is a newspaper in Pierre, South Dakota, founded in 1881. It serves the South Dakota capital city of Pierre and the surrounding region, including Fort Pierre. As of December 2012, it reported a daily circulation of 10,750, with new issues published Monday through Friday (except Christmas Day and New Year's Day). It has been the official printed record of Hughes and Stanley counties in South Dakota since the year of its founding.[2]

Capital Journal
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Wick Communications
Founded1881; 142 years ago (1881)
HeadquartersPierre, South Dakota
Circulation2,932 (as of 2015)[1]
ISSN0893-5564 Edit this at Wikidata

The paper was purchased by Sierra Vista, Arizona-based Wick Communications in 2005.[2] The paper's publisher is Jeffrey Hartley.[2] Grand Forks Herald columnist Marilyn Hagerty began her journalism career with the paper while still in high school.[3]

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  1. ^ "2015 South Dakota Newspaper Directory". South Dakota Newspaper Association. 2014-12-16. Archived from the original on 2023-03-03. Retrieved 2023-05-20.
  2. ^ a b c "About Us". Wick Communications. Retrieved May 25, 2021.
  3. ^ Bakken, Ryan (March 12, 2012). "Marilyn Hagerty: 'The Little Old Lady on Cottonwood Street'". Grand Forks Herald. Archived from the original on 2013-02-16. Retrieved December 16, 2012.

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