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Advertising with one of the nation's oldest, independent Native American newspapers is the simplest and easiest way to show your support of Native news, business and non-profits and reach an otherwise untapped market for your business, government or organization!

Display Ad Rates

The Circle is published monthly and distributed for free throughout the Twin Cities and to all the reservations in Minnesota.


Display Advertising Rates (Effective January 1, 2014)

Ad Sizes            Width X Height       Net Rate

Full Page           10-1/8” x 12-1/2”       $1,279

3/4 Page            10-1/8” x 9-1/4”         $964

Junior Page        6-11/16” x 9-1/4”      $721

1/2H Page         10-1/8” x 6-1/8”         $648

1/2V Page          5” x 12-1/2”               $648

3/8 Page            5” x 9-1/4”                 $444

1/3 Page            6-11/16” x 6-1/8”       $411

1/4 Page            5” x 6-1/8”                 $349

1/4N Page         3-5/16” x 9-1/4”         $349

1/6 Page            3-5/16” x 6-1/8”         $276

1/8 Page            5” x 3”                       $211

1/12H Page       3-5/16” x 3”               $110

1/12V Page       1-9/16” x 6-1/8”         $110

Business Card   3-1/4” x 2                  $91

Color Rates

Black plus one color $176.00

Black plus two colors $235.00

Full color $324.00

Production Rates                              Inserts

Typesetting,design $40/hour                          $200 per thousand for full run
Scanning/photo charge $20.00                      $300 per thousand for partial run (minimum 5,000)

Frequency Rates

5% Discount for 3-6 insertions with signed contract.
10% Discount for 7-12 insertions with signed contract.
Additional 5% Discount for paid in advance ads.

PDF Formating:
• Must be150 PDI (dots per inch).
• Images must be in black/white if a B/W ad,
or in CMYK if a color ad.
• All images and fonts must be embedded.

JPG Formating:
• Images in black/white if a B/W ad,
or in CMYK if a color ad.
• Must be 150 DPI (dots per Inch).

* If pdfs or jpgs don’t have this formating we cannot be held responsible for the poor quality of the image once it is printed.

Click here to download Rate Card

Call 612-722-3686 for more information on ads.


Unlimited Impressions

Banners  Full width at top of every page; $450 per month (468 W x 60 H pixels) 

Towers:  Down the side of every page; $350 per month (160 W x 550 H pixels) 

Cubes:  At bottom of every page; $150 per month (160 W x 120 H pixels)

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Ad rates effective January 1, 2014

Classified Display Rate: 

$32.00 per column inch

1 column width: 1-9/16"

2 column width: 3-1/4"

3 column width: 5"

4 column width: 6-5/8"

5 column width: 8-5/16"

6 column width: 10-1/8"

Full page: $1,725.00 (6 x 12.5")

1/2 page: $1,000.00 

Verical: 3 x 12.5"

Horizontal: 6 x 6-1/8"

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Classified Line Rate

$0.80 per word

$5.00 per headline

$15.00 per logo

Editorial Calendar

January: Native Book Review

April: Yearly Powwow Calendar

May: American Indian Month

June: Graduation Month

July: The Environment

August: Back to School

September: Treaty Rights

October: Indigenous Language

Novembr: Native Health

The Circle is distributed on the first week of every month. Our circulation is 10,000.



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