1985 – Nov. 22: David Fuselier was appointed Tribune editor. He came to the Tribune from the Helena newspaper.
1986 – April 27: The Sunday Tribune – 362 webpages – was billed as the premier newspaper at any time printed in North Dakota. Labeled “Superior Information,” it involved 132 webpages devoted to the progress, prosperity and values of the Bismarck-Mandan neighborhood, a 44- page frequent Sunday version and other inserts. Each individual copy weighed about 3 lbs .,
1986 – July 23: The Tribune opened a new complete-time point out Capitol bureau, staffed by Mike Dorscher, former Minneapolis bureau manager for United Press Worldwide.
1986 – Nov. 16: In a paper revamp, the Tribune began commonly leaping its website page 1 stories to the back web page of the first portion, fairly than to inside webpages. Just flip the initially portion more than and go right on studying your story, the Tribune urged its visitors.
1987 – April 6: The Tribune, in following a countrywide craze, became an all-morning paper. “We assume we can give you a better, fresher newspaper when additional folks will have time to read and use it by turning out to be the Bismarck Early morning Tribune,” Publisher William Roesgen reported.
1988 – Jan. 1: The Tribune announced its 1st Tribune Award winners. The awards are declared every single Jan. 1 and are dependent on group support, superb achievement, selflessness and heroism.