Dagens Nyheter (Norwegian newspaper)
Dagens Nyheter was a Norwegian newspaper, published in Harstad
is the second largest city and municipality by population, in Troms county, Norway – the city is also the third largest in North Norway. Thus Harstad is the natural centre for its district. Situated approximately north of the Arctic Circle, the city celebrated its 100th anniversary in...

 in Troms
or Romsa is a county in North Norway, bordering Finnmark to the northeast and Nordland in the southwest. To the south is Norrbotten Län in Sweden and further southeast is a shorter border with Lapland Province in Finland. To the west is the Norwegian Sea...


Dagens Nyheter was started on 20 March 1924 as the Communist Party
Communist Party of Norway
The Communist Party of Norway is a political party in Norway without parliamentary representation. It was formed in 1923, following a split in the Norwegian Labour Party. The party played an important role in the resistance to German occupation during the Second World War, and experienced a brief...

 organ in the county—Troms Fylkes Kommunistblad
Troms Fylkes Kommunistblad
Troms Fylkes Kommunistblad was a Norwegian newspaper, published in Tromsø in Troms county.Troms Fylkes Kommunistblad was started in a complicated situation. It belonged to the Communist Party which broke away from the Labour Party in 1923, but the Communist Party originally managed to usurp the...

had capsized a month earlier. Dagens Nyheter was first published twice a week, but this was cut to once from early 1925. The newspaper went defunct after its last issue on 7 March 1931.

The first editor was Sigurd Simensen
Sigurd Simensen
Sigurd Simensen was a Norwegian newspaper editor and politician for the Labour and Communist parties.He was born in Vestfossen. He started his career as an iron and metalworker, working at Thunes Mekaniske Verksted. He first joined the Union of Iron and Metalworkers in 1907, and was politically...

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