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Websites Selected by Librarians

  • Ainsworth: Ainsworth Star Journal, Brown County Democrat, Johnstown Enterprise, Ainsworth Star, Star Journal, Ainsworth Herald
  • Albion: Albion Argus, Albion News, Albion Semi Weekly News, Albion Weekly News, Boone County News
  • Arapahoe: Arapahoe Pioneer, Arapahoe Public Mirror, Arapahoe Weekly Pioneer, Edison Echo, Edison News, Edison Record, Herald, Holbrook Herald, Holbrook Observer, Public Mirror
  • Atkinson: Atkinson Graphic, Atkinson Plain Dealer, Holt County Republican, Atkinson Enterprise, Republican
  • Cambridge: Cambridge Clarion, Cambridge Kaleidoscope, Kaleidoscope, Clarion
  • Central City: Central City Courier, Central City Democrat, Central City Record, Central City Record and Central City Democrat, Clarks Enterprise, Clarks Leader, Enterprise, Lone Tree Courier, Merrick County Item, Palmer Express, Palmer Record
  • Cheyenne County: Dalton Delegate
  • Chronicling America: Nebraska Newspapers Includes 29 newspapers from: Alliance, Bellevue, Broken Bow, Brownville, Columbus, Dakota City, Falls City, Lincoln, McCook, Nemaha City, Norfolk, North Platte, Omaha, Red Cloud, Valentine, Wood River
  • Creighton: Creighton News, Nebraska Liberal, Creighton Courier, Creighton Liberal, Peoples News, Surprise
  • Dixon County: Dakota County Enterprise, Emerson Cresent, Emerson Echo, Emerson Enterprise, Emerson Era, Emerson Times, Emerson Tri County Press, Emerson Weekly Times, Newcastle Times, The Allen News, The Dixon Journal, The Newcastle News
  • Elmwood: Elmwood Leader Echo, Elmwood Echo, Elmwood Leader, Weeks Review These newspapers were originally archived on microfilm by History Nebraska. Sometimes during this process, newspapers from multiple towns in Nebraska ended up on the same roll of film. When the film was digitized, they included all of the papers on the roll. A few issues of the following newspapers can also be found in the Elmwood collection. Alliance Junior Normal, Alliance News, Alliance Tribune, Antelope County Review, Axtell Times, Brownville Democrat, Capitol City News, Carroll Index, Cass County Sentinel, Cherry County Republican, Criterion, Daily Bulletin, Daily Democrat, Daily Evening Bulletin, Daily Evening Chief, Daily Neligh Leader, Daily State Democrat, Daily Wymorean, Dawson County Herald, Dawson County Pioneer, Die Bestliche, Rundschau, Elm Creek Beacon, Elmwood Bulletin, Elwood Leader, Emerson Tri County Press, Evening Chronicle, Farmers Advocate, Farmers Labor Herald, Fillmore County Review, Fort Robinson Assembly, Free Press, Gazette Oakdale, Geneva Review, Grafton Gazette, Hemingford Ledger, Independent Eagle, Jewish Press, Lexington Clipper, Litchfield Monitor, Loup Valley Eagle, Loupe Valley Eagle, Mason City Transcript, McCook Democrat, Murray Weekly Journal, Nebraska Advertiser, Nebraska Atlas, Nebraska City Daily Times, Nebraska City News, Nebraska Democrat, Nebraska Endeavor News, Nebraska Register, Nebraskian, Neligh Times, Norfolk Anzeiger, Northwest News, Ogalalla Reflector, Omaha Daily Republican, Omaha Daily World Herald, Omaha Public Ledger, Omaha Tribune, Osceola Daily Record, Osceola Record, Our Independent, Pattsmouth Democrat, Peru Times, Platte Valley Herald, Plattsmouth Herald, Plattsmouth Jeffersonian, Plattsmouth Journal, Pleasant Dale News, Record, Republican, Richardson County Courier, Rulo Independent, Rulo Reporter, Rulo Times, Rulo Weekly Star, Sarpy County Sentinel, Sarpy Sentinel, Sartoria Independent, Seward County Independent, Shelton Clipper, Silver Creek Oriole, Spalding Enterprise, Spalding Grit, Sterling Press, Strang Reporter, Sumner News, Sunday Journal and Star, Sutton Advertiser, Thomas County Clipper, Thomas County Herald, Thomas County Herald Clipper, Tobias American, Tri State Bugle, Tribune Record, True Voice, Union Worker, University Place Service Men’s Who’s Who and Where, Venango Independent, Waco Star, Weekly Gazette, Weekly News Messenger, Weekly Observer, Western Daily Wave, Western Round Up, York County Press, York Daily Press, York Independent
  • Hastings: The Grant Tribune Sentinel, Tribune Sentinel, Madrid Herald, Madrid Era, Perkins County Newspaper, The Elsie Leader
  • Kearney: The Kearney Daily Hub
  • Lyons: Alliance Sun, Logan Valley Mirror, Logan Valley Sun, Lyons Mirror, Lyons Mirror Sun, Lyons Sun, Lyons Weekly Sun
  • Nebraska Newspapers (UNL): Includes 40 newspapers from: Alliance, Bellevue, Broken Bow, Brownville, Clarkson, Columbus, Dakota City, Falls City, Lincoln, McCook, Nemaha City, Norfolk, North Platte, Omaha, Plattsmouth, Red Cloud, Valentine, Wahoo, Wilber, Wood River
  • North Bend: Eagle, Mors Bluf Orel, Morse Bluff Eagle, North Bend Argus, North Bend Republican
  • North Loup: North Loup Loyalist, The Loyalist, The North Loup Loyalist
  • North Platte: Evening Telegraph, North Platte Daily Telegraph Bulletin, North Platte Daily Bulletin, North Platte Telegraph, Telegraph Bulletin, North Platte Semi Weekly Tribune
  • Nuckolls County: Hardy Herald, Nelson Gazette, Oak News, Ruskin Leader, Superior Express
  • Oakland: Craig News, Oakland Independent, Oakland Independent and Republican, Oakland Mail, Oakland Republican, Republican
  • Omaha: University of Nebraska at Omaha's student newspaper the Gateway
  • Omaha: Omaha Daily Republican
  • Omaha: The Excelsior
  • Omaha: The Omaha Excelsior
  • Omaha: The Omaha Republican
  • Ord: The Ord Quiz
  • Otoe County: Daily Nebraska City News, Journal Democrat, Nebraska City Daily News, Nebraska City News, Nebraska Daily News Press, Nebraska News, Syracuse Democrat, Syracuse Herald, Syracuse Journal, Syracuse Journal Democrat
  • Polk County: Headlight, Homesteader, Osceola Record, Polk County Democrat, Polk County Farmers Advocate, Polk County Independent, Polk County Republican, Polk Progress, Shelby Sun, Stromsburg News, Stromsburg Republican, Stromsburg Weekly News, Sun
  • Ponca: Dixon County Advocate, Homer Star, Nebraska Journal Leader, Northern Nebraska Journal, Ponca Gazette, Wayne Herald
  • Sargent: Sargent Echo, Sargent Leader, Sargent New Era and the West Union Gazette
  • Scotia: Scotia Register, Greeley Citizen, Scotia Herald, Greeley Herald
  • Scribner The Scribner Rustler, Rustler Sentinel, Hooper Sentinel, The Scribner News, The Snyder Banner, Scribner Weekly News
  • Seward: Beaver Crossing Bugle, Beaver Crossing Times, Beemer Times, Blue Valley Blade, Blue Valley Record, Deutsche Farmer Zeitung, Deutsches Journal, Echo, Garland Herald, Germantown Gleaner, Independent, Independent Examiner, Milford Nebraskan, Milford Ozone, Milford Review, Milford Times, Milford Times And Continuing The Seward Citizen, Milford Weekly Nebraskan, Nebraska Deutsche Farmer Zeitung, Nebraska Reporter, Nebraska Weekly Reporter, New Era Review, Pleasant Dale Quiz, Pride of Beaver Crossing, Seward Advocate, Seward Blue Valley Blade, Seward Citizen, Seward County Independent, Seward County Tribune, Seward Independent, Seward Independent Democrat, Seward Journal, Seward Semi Weekly Reporter, Seward Weekly Reporter, Staplehurst Sentinel, Tamora Lyre, Tamora Register, Tamora Weekly Register, Utica Sun, Utica Weekly Sun, Weekly Nebraskan, Weekly Review
  • Sidney: Sidney Daily Sun, Sidney News, Sidney Sun Telegraph, Sidney Telegraph, Telegraph, Telegraph News
  • St. Paul: Phonograph, Howard County Herald, Phonograph Herald, Dannebrog News, St. Paul Republican, Phonograph Herald
  • Stanton: Register Stanton, Stanton Register, Stanton Weekly Register, Weekly Stanton Register
  • Wayne: Logan Valley Herald, Nebraska Democrat, Wayne County Democrat, Wayne County Review, Wayne Democrat, Wayne Herald, Wayne Herald Tribune, Wayne Journal, Wayne News, Wayne Republican
Additional Resources:

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