The Valley and Range newspaper was established by T.F. Sheppard and became the first newspaper in the town of Minatare, Nebraska. Volume 1, issue 1 went to press on Thursday, February 6, 1902 and at that time it was the only newspaper in town.
This newspaper is very hard to find and as such only a five issues are known to exist. Below is a list of the issues that have been located, microfilmed and digitized, all of which are from volume year number one.