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North Dakota Horizons magazine is published quarterly by Clearwater Communications of Bismarck. Founded in 1971, North Dakota Horizons is a high-quality, full-color magazine with an editorial emphasis on North Dakota's people, places and events.

North Dakota Horizons is a high-quality, full-color magazine. Editorial emphasis is on North Dakota people, places, and events.

An average of 5,000 copies of North Dakota Horizons are circulated every issue, half to people who reside within the state's borders. The remainder live elsewhere in the United States. A small number of subscribers (approximately 250) live in Canada and other foreign countries.

Pass-along readership is estimated at an additional 10,000, based on the most recent full-scale readership survey. More than 80% of the issues are read by more than one person; the median number of people reading each issue is two; however, nearly 10% of the issues are read by five or more people. More than 93% of readers keep each issue of the magazine more than a month; many stated that they keep it forever.


One-quarter pge

3 ¾ inches by 5 inches

One-half page:

7 ½ by 5 inches for horizontal
3 ¾ by 10 inches for vertical

Full page:

7 ½ by 11 inches

Full page with bleed:

8 ½ by 11 inches

To submit ads:
1. Send a CD or email in either Illustrator or InDesign programs on Macintosh system. Include fonts and Eps or Tiff files along with the ad. Any photos should be scanned at 300 dpi.
2. Send a CD or email a 300 dpi jpeg to

Email address:
Mailing address: North Dakota Horizons, PO Box 1091, Bismarck, ND 58502


Size 4-color
1/4 page $550
1/2 page $800
full page $1,150
back cover $1,550

Note: Ad rates are net and are non-commissionable.


Issue Deadline
Spring - March December 31
Summer - June March 31
Fall - September June 30
Winter - December September 30



Editor, North Dakota Horizons
PO Box 1091
Bismarck, ND 58502
United States of America

P: 866-462-0744


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