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The county seat of Steele County is Finley.
Steele County was founded in 1883 from portions of the
adjoining Traill and Griggs Counties.
The county was named for
Edward Steele of the Red River
The city of Steele, North Dakota, is in Kidder County.
For more early history information,
including early pioneers and settlers,
see the County, Township, and City History links below,
Wills, Legal Records and Notices
May 2017: Church histories for St. Agatha's Catholic Church and Trinity Lutheran Church;
March 2017: Bios for COLE, MOOTE, NEWELL, PEPPER, and STEELE;
February 2017: Bios for LANG, NEWELL, WHITE, WILLIAMS, and WOOD;
January 2017: Visiting and travel news for BALDWIN, BROWN, HANSON, HULME, MACKAY, MCMAHAN, MILLER, ROBINSON, and SMITH;
Community news for BALDWIN, FRANCIS, HULME, JACOBSON, MCMAHON, MILLER, SIMMONS, SMITH, and WALDEN;
December 2016: Bios for FULLER, FURLONG, GILMORE, and KEENE; Legal Notices for MATHEWS and RUDSHAUGEN;
August 2016: Church history for Perry Lutheran Church, 1883 Pensioners List for portions of Steele County that were originally
part of Griggs County; Bios for BAKER, CURRY, DAY and DORRANCE;
July 2016: Church history for Bang Lutheran Church, Postmasters for Luverne, Bios for LARIMORE, RAY, and SHAW;
June 2016: Bios for PEPPER, SLINGSBY, and WARNER;
May 2016: Postmasters for Colgate and Golden Lake;
April 2016: Bios for BOISE, BROWN, CONNOR, KING, MEADER, MILLER, MILLIGAN, PICKEN, WALDEN, and WAMBERG;
March 2016: History for the city of Sharon, bios for Jesse Bugbee and Loring Bugbee, History for the Ostervold American Lutheran Church;
January 2016: Church histories for Assembly of God, St. Olaf Catholic Church, and United Methodist Church;
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