FREE IOWA NEWSPAPERS ONLINE
.... compiled by Karon Velau for Iowa Old Press
©Karon Velau

Karon has compiled this list by county and has included the dates covered. She visited several other websites: Chronicling Amercia, the Smalltown newspapers, the news google search, and the Advantage Preservation, as well as County IAGenWeb sites to find any additional free newspapers online. Thank-you Karon, for sharing your list with Iowa Old Press!

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~Updated: 1/25/2020 by Karon Velau

~Updated: 6/3/2020 by Linda Ziemann

~Updated: 1/24/2023 by Karon Velau

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ADAIR COUNTY

https://casey.advantage-preservation.com/
Adair, Casey, Menlo, and Soldier, Iowa: 1878-1971

ADAMS COUNTY

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru the State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)
Corning, Iowa: 1876-1977


ALLAMAKEE COUNTY

Digital Archives of Postville Public Library (newspapers from 1873-2016: Postville, IA)
http://postville.advantage-preservation.com/
Postville, Iowa: 1865-2021


APPANOOSE COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Centerville Iowegian (newspapers from 1857-2017: Centerville, IA) funded by Appanoose County Historical Society
http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/
Centerville, Iowa: 1857-2019


AUDUBON COUNTY

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85049838/
Audubon, Iowa: 1885-1894

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87057928/
Audubon, Iowa: 1894-1921

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87057934/
Exira, Iowa: 1897-1921


BENTON COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Belle Plaine Community Library (newspapers from 1883-1915: Belle Plaine, IA, Blairstown, IA)
http://belleplaine.advantage-preservation.com/
Belle Plaine and Blairstown, Iowa: 1866-2018

Vinton Public Library & Benton County Historical Society (newspapers from 1855-2017: Vinton, IA)
http://bentoncounty.advantage-preservation.com/
Vinton, Iowa: 1855-2021

Digital Archives of the Baseball Museum of Norway (newspapers from 1892-1969: Norway, IA)
http://norway.advantage-preservation.com/
Norway, Iowa: 1892, 1901, 1904, 1906-1907, 1922, 1929, 1932-1969

Digital Archives of the Blairstown Public Library (newspapers from 1917-1990: Blairstown, IA, Van Horne, IA)
http://blairstown.advantage-preservation.com/
Blairstown and VanHorne, Iowa: 1917-1990

Digital Archives of the Schroeder Public Library (newspapers from 1912-1956: Keystone,IA)
http://keystone.advantage-preservation.com/
Keystone, Iowa: 1912-1934, 1937-1938, 1956


BLACK HAWK COUNTY

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru the State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)
Cedar Falls, Iowa: 1860-1909, 1914-1918, 1969-1970, 1981

Museum of Danish America (Danish newspaper, Dannevirke, 1880-1951: Cedar Falls, IA)
http://box2.nmtvault.com/DanishIM/jsp/RcWebBrowse.jsp

https://laportecity.advantage-preservation.com/
LaPorte City, Iowa: 1871-2020

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru the State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)
Waterloo, Iowa: 1859-1964


BOONE COUNTY

Boone County Republican (newspapers from 1872-1897: Boone, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=aDdGf5um_jkC

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)
Boone, Iowa: 1895, 1915-1974


BREMER COUNTY

Digital Archives of Sumner Public Library
http://sumner.advantage-preservation.com/
Sumner, Iowa: 1881-2020

Digital Archives of Waverly Public Library
http://waverly.advantage-preservation.com/
Waverly, Iowa: 1856-2014


BUCHANAN COUNTY

http://jesup.advantage-preservation.com/
Jesup, Iowa: 1901-2019

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)
Independence, Iowa: 1858-1864, 1867-1878, 1947-1966

https://lamont.advantage-preservation.com/
Lamont, Iowa: 1896-2011

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88059517/
Quasqueton, Iowa: 1856-1858


BUENA VISTA COUNTY

Newell Public Library (newspapers from 1875-2017: Fonda, IA, Newell, IA)
http://newell.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Storm Lake Public Library (newspapers from 1865-2017: Storm Lake, IA)
http://stormlake.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Albert City Historical Society (newspapers from 1900-2012: Albert City, IA)
http://albertcity.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Marathon Public Library (newspapers from 1890-1963: Marathon, IA)
http://marathon.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Sioux Rapids Public Library (newspapers from 1881-1999: Sioux Rapids, IA)
https://siouxrapids.advantage-preservation.com/

https://bvu.advantage-preservation.com/
Storm Lake, Iowa Buena Vista University Journal: 1892-2019


BUTLER COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Aplington Legion Memorial Library (newspapers from 1891-2013: Aplington, IA, Havre Hill, IA)
http://aplington.advantage-preservation.com/

https://clarksville.advantage-preservation.com/
Clarksville, Iowa: 1872-2017

http://greene.advantage-preservation.com/
Greene, Iowa: 1876-2017

https://parkersburg.advantage-preservation.com/
Parkersburg, Iowa: 1872-2018 


CALHOUN COUNTY

http://calhouncounty.advantage-preservation.com/
Lake City, Lohrville, and Rockwell City, Iowa: 1886-2022

CARROLL COUNTY

http://carrollcounty.advantage-preservation.com/
Breda, Lake City, and Glidden, Iowa: 1898-2016 

Carroll Public Library Digital Archives (newspapers from 1870-2017: Carroll, IA)
http://carroll.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Coon Rapids Public Library (newspapers from 1882-2021: Coon Rapids, IA)
http://coonrapids.advantage-preservation.com/

Carroll Herald (newspapers from 1871, 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920: Carroll, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=8v7czoltWYsC


CASS COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Griswold Public Library (newspapers from 1880-2015: Elliott, IA, Griswold, IA, Lewis, IA)
http://griswold.advantage-preservation.com/

Digitized Atlantic newspapers: 1930-1939; 1940-1949; 1960-1969; 1970-1979; 1980-1989; and 1990-2000. 
http://casscounty.advantage-preservation.com/


CEDAR COUNTY

https://clarence-lowden.advantage-preservation.com/
Clarence, Iowa: 1884-2020, and Lowden, Iowa: 1902-1975

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)
Tipton, Iowa: 1853-1896

Digital Archives of the West Branch Public Library (newspapers from 1878-1934: West Branch, IA)
http://westbranch.advantage-preservation.com/

CERRO GORDO COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Clear Lake Public Library (newspapers from 1860-1961: Clear Lake, IA, Fertile, IA)
http://clearlake.advantage-preservation.com/

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)
Mason City, Iowa: 1901-1976

CHEROKEE COUNTY

https://aurelia.advantage-preservation.com
Aurelia, Cherokee County, 1886-2018

Cherokee Public Library Community History Archive (newspapers from 1870-2017: Cherokee, IA)
http://cherokee.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of Marcus Public Library (newspapers from 1910-2021: Marcus, IA)
http://marcus.advantage-preservation.com/


CHICKASAW COUNTY

New Hampton Public Library Digital Archives (newspapers from 1865-2021: New Hampton, IA)
https://chickasawcounty.advantage-preservation.com/


CLARKE COUNTY

Digital Archives of Osceola Public Library (newspapers from 1862-2020: Osceola, IA)
http://osceola.advantage-preservation.com/


CLAY COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Kirchner-French Memorial Library (newspapers from 1886-2020: Peterson, IA)
http://peterson.advantage-preservation.com/

https://spencer.advantage-preservation.com/
Spencer, Iowa: 1884-1936


CLAYTON COUNTY

http://claytoncounty.advantage-preservation.com/
Edgewood, McGregor, Strawberry Point, Volga City: 1856-2016

Digital Archives of the Elkader Public Library (newspapers from 1855-2020: Elkader, IA)
http://elkader.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Garnavillo Historical Society (newspapers from 1853-1965: Garnavillo, IA, Guttenberg, IA)
http://garnavillo.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Guttenberg Public Library (newspapers from 1856-2020: Elkport, IA, Guttenberg, IA)
http://guttenberg.advantage-preservation.com/

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)
McGregor, Iowa: 1856-1956

Digital Archives of the Monona Public Library (newspapers from 1892-2018: Monona, IA)
http://monona.advantage-preservation.com/


CLINTON COUNTY

Clinton Public Library Historic Newspapers (newspapers from 1856-1927: Clinton, IA)
http://clinton.advantage-preservation.com/

The Iowa Age (newspaper 1869-1871: Clinton, IA )
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=n3sXDxCj2GoC

Clinton Age (newspaper 1871-1891: Clinton, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=gDB6RRZydyMC

Daily Age (newspaper 1891-1893: Clinton, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=N5ITjzxXrcwC

Mirror (newspaper 1854, 1896, 1900, 1910: Clinton, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=8Z0Dsp3hPRYC

Morning News (newspaper 1883, 1890: Clinton, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=as11RrW_MxEC&b_mode=4

Semi-Weekly Age (newspaper 1897: Clinton, IA )
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=UOgPUojWnykC

Weekly Age (newspaper 1892-1899: Clinton, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1KpZK2B-YNUC

Weekly News (newspaper 1886: Clinton, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=7AXAwFc_feUC

Morning Age (newspaper 1900: Clinton, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=6nNZn6i0kyMC

Lyons Mirror (newspaper 1857-1858: Lyons, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=qkvbYSGtNvkC

Lyons Weekly Mirror (newspaper January issues 1870-1888: Lyons, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=4JjQL45tqTYC


CRAWFORD COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Norelius Community Library (newspapers from 1873-2021: Denison, Iowa)
http://norelius.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Schleswig Public Library (Kiron, IA 1967-1968; Schleswig, IA 1909-2007)
http://schleswig.advantage-preservation.com/

Charter Oak, Iowa: 1901-1997
http://charteroak.advantage-preservation.com/

Denison, Iowa: 1875-1914, 1919-1925
http://denison.advantage-preservation.com/

Denison Review (newspapers 1898-1920: Denison, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84038095/issues/

DALLAS COUNTY

Adel Public Library (newspapers form 1866-2016: Adel, IA)
https://adel.advantage-preservation.com/

Dallas Center, Iowa: 1876-1969
http://dallascounty.advantage-preservation.com/

Perry Public Library (newspapers from 1874-2020: Perry, IA)
http://perry.advantage-preservation.com/

Woodward Bulletin (newspapers from 2008-2012: Woodward, IA)
http://woodward.advantage-preservation.com/


DECATUR COUNTY

Leon Reporter (newspaper from 1899-1920: Leon, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87057096/issues/

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)
Leon, Iowa: 1899-1920, 1938


DELAWARE COUNTY

Delhi, Earlville, Greeley, Hopkinton, Manchester, Sand Spring: 1864-2018
https://manchesteria.advantage-preservation.com

Manchester Democrat (newspaper from 1899-1921: Manchester, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84038306/issues/


DES MOINES COUNTY

Mediapolis, Iowa: 1898-2007
https:seiowa.advantage-preservation.com

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)
Burlington, Iowa: 1843-2020

Iowa Patriot (newspaper from 1839: Burlington, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82014130/issues/

Burlington Tri-Weekly Hawkeye (newspaper from 1854-1855: Burlington, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85049817/issues/

Burlington Weekly Hawkeye (newspaper from 1860-1865: Burlington, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84027060/issues/1860/

Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye and Telegraph (newspaper from 1855-1857: Burlington, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84037930/issues/

Iowa Territorial Gazette and Advertiser (newspaper from 1842-1846: Burlington, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84037932/issues/

Hawk-Eye and Iowa Patriot (newspaper from 1839-1841: Burlington, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83016802/issues/

Hawk-Eye (newspaper from 1843-1845: Burlington, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85049816/issues/

Burlington Hawk-Eye (newspaper from 1845-1846, 1849-1851: Burlington, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82014327/issues/

Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye (newspaper from 1857-1858: Burlington, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86060019/issues/

Weekly Hawk-Eye (newspaper from 1858-1860: Burlington, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85049908/issues/


DICKINSON COUNTY

Digital Archives of Dickinson County (newspapers from 1870-2021: Arnolds Park, Lake Park, IA, Milford, IA, Spirit Lake, IA, Terril, IA)
http://dickinson.advantage-preservation.com/


DUBUQUE COUNTY

Dubuque, Iowa: 1857-1977
https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)

Dyersville, Iowa: 2005-2007
http://hancock.advantage-preservation.com/search?t=38733&i=t&d=01/01/1874-12/31/2018&bcn=1/

Digital Archives of the Witness [Archdiocese of Dubuque] (newspaper from 1921-2020: Dubuque, IA)
http://dubuquewitness.advantage-preservation.com/

Weekly Miner and Express (newspaper from 1847-1849: Dubuque, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86083352/issues/

Iowa News (newspaper 1837-1838: Du Buque, Upper Mississippi Lead Mines, Wisconsin Territory)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82015686/issues/


EMMET COUNTY

Estherville Public Library Community History Archive (newspapers from 1868-2021: Estherville, IA)
http://estherville.advantage-preservation.com/


FAYETTE COUNTY

Digital Archives of Elgin Public Library (newspapers from 1894-2015: Elgin, IA)
http://elgin.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Fayette Public Library (newspapers from 1882-2015: Fayette, IA)
http://fayette.advantage-preservation.com/

Oelwein, Iowa: 1865-2020
https://oelwein.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the West Union Community Library (newspapers from 1856-2017: West Union, IA)
http://westunion.advantage-preservation.com/

Upper Iowa University, Digital Archives of the Collegian (newspapers from 1873-2010: Fayette, IA)
http://uiucollegian.advantage-preservation.com/


FLOYD COUNTY

Charles City, Iowa: 1859-1978
http://charlescity.advantage-preservation.com/

Charles City, Iowa: 1856-1857
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88059487/

Charles City, Iowa: 1857-1861
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82014141/

Digital Archives of the Rockford Public Library (newspapers from 1890-2018: Nora Springs, IA, Rockford, IA)
http://rockford.advantage-preservation.com/


FRANKLIN COUNTY

Hampton, Iowa: 1950-1966
https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)


FREMONT COUNTY

Sidney, Iowa: 1858-1859
https://clarinda.advantage-preservation.com/

Sidney, Iowa: 1859-2021
https://fremontcounty.advantage-preservation.com/

GREENE COUNTY

Community History Archive of the Jefferson Public Library (newspapers from 1854-1856, 1860, 1866-2021: Jefferson, IA)
http://greencounty.advantage-preservation.com/


GRUNDY COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Kling Memorial Library (newspapers from 1868-2016: Grundy Center, IA)
http://grundycenter.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Beaman Community Memorial Library (newspapers from 1896-1899 and 1912-1961: Beaman, IA)
http://beaman.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Ostfriesen Heritage Society (newspapers from 1884-1969: Wellsburg, IA)
http://ostfriesen.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Conrad Museum (newspapers from 1881-1980: Beaman, IA, Conrad, IA, Grundy Center, IA)
http://conrad.advantage-preservation.com/


GUTHRIE COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Bayard Public Library (newspapers from 1884-2021: Bayard, IA)
http://bayard.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Mary Barnett Memorial Library (newspapers from 1879-2019: Guthrie Center, IA)
http://guthriecenter.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of Stuart Public Library (newspapers from 1871-2020: Stuart, IA)
http://stuart.advantage-preservation.com/


HAMILTON COUNTY

Digital Archives of Ellsworth Public Library (newspapers from 1899-2013: Ellsworth, IA, Jewell, IA)
http://ellsworth.advantage-preservation.com/

Community History Archive of Hamilton County, Iowa (newspapers from 1857-2018: Stratford, IA, Webster City, IA)
http://hamiltoncounty.advantage-preservation.com/

Webster City Freeman (newspaper from 1911-1922: Webster City, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85050913/

Webster City, Iowa: 1886-1917 and 1938-1957
https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)

HANCOCK COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Garner Public Library (newspapers from 1874-2020: Garner, IA, Klemme, IA)
http://hancock.advantage-preservation.com/


HARDIN COUNTY

Digital Archives of Ackley Public Library (newspapers from 1872-2019: Ackley, IA)
http://ackley.advantage-preservation.com/


HARRISON COUNTY

Missouri Valley Times (newspapers from 1899-1920: Missouri Valley, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84038335/

Dunlap Community (newspapers from 1867 and 1891-2021: Dunlap, IA)
http://dunlap.advantage-preservation.com/


HENRY COUNTY

Mount Pleasant, Iowa: 1894-2018
http://seiowa.advantage-preservation.com/

Community History Archive of the Winfield Public Library (newspaper from 1876-2011: Winfield, IA)
http://winfield.advantage-preservation.com/

HOWARD COUNTY

Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer (newspaper from 1895-1913: Cresco, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88059319/issues/

Cresco Plain Dealer (newspaper from 1913-1920: Cresco, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87058075/issues/

http://howardcounty.advantage-preservation.com/ Cresco, Elma, Lime Springs, Riceville, Iowa: 1834, 1867-2016 

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87058042 New Oregon, Iowa: 1859-1866 

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025167/ New Oregon, Iowa: 1867-1891 


HUMBOLDT COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Humboldt County Genealogical Society (newspapers from 1882-1980: Algona, IA, Humboldt, IA, Livermore, IA)
http://livermore.advantage-preservation.com/

https://gilmorecity.advantage-preservation.com/ Gilmore, Iowa: 1892-1943 


IDA COUNTY

Digital Archives of Battle Creek, Iowa (newspapers from 1883-1990: Battle Creek, IA)
http://battlecreek.advantage-preservation.com/

Ida Grove Public Library &ndash Community History Archives (newspapers from 1883-2018: Ida Grove, IA)
http://idagrove.advantage-preservation.com/


IOWA COUNTY

North English Iowa History Archive (newspapers from 1902-2010: North English, IA)
http://northenglish.advantage-preservation.com/

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)
Williamsburg, Iowa: 1885-1977


JACKSON COUNTY

Maquoketa, Iowa: 1854-1954
https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)

JASPER COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Monroe Public Library (newspapers from 1880-2016 (scattered years): Monroe, IA)
http://monroe.advantage-preservation.com/

http://newtonia.advantage-preservation.com/ Newton, Iowa: 1846, 1870-1925, 1957, 1965


JEFFERSON COUNTY

Fairfield, Iowa: 1847-1849, 1853-1996
https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)


JOHNSON COUNTY

Digital Archives of Oxford Public Library (newspapers from 1888-1993: Oxford, IA)
http://oxfordpl.advantage-preservation.com/

Newspaper Archive of The Lone Tree Reporter (newspapers 1924-25, 1933-34, 1944-45, 1953-54, 1988, 1994, 2001-05, 2008-16: Lone Tree, IA)
http://lnt.stparchive.com/archives.php

Lone Tree Reporter (newspaper 2006-2008: Lone Tree, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=6fxomyk5x4cC

Iowa Capitol Reporter (newspaper from 1846-1855: Iowa City, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82014116/issues/

Daily Iowan, University Reporter, Vidette, & Vidette Reporter (college newspapers 1868-2017: Iowa City, IA)
http://dailyiowan.lib.uiowa.edu/

http://iowacity.advantage-preservation.com/ Iowa City, Iowa: 1841-1925 

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa) Iowa City, Iowa: 1846-1977 

http://seiowa.advantage-preservation.com/ Lone Tree, Iowa: 1898-2016 


JONES COUNTY

Digital Archives of Jones County Genealogical Society (newspapers from 1856-2020: Anamosa, IA, Cascade, IA, Wyoming, IA)
http://jonescounty.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Ross & Elizabeth Baty Public Library, Monticello (newspapers from 1865-2019: Monticello, IA)
http://monticello.advantage-preservation.com/


KEOKUK COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Hedrick Public Library (newspapers from 1889-2013: Fremont, IA, Hedrick, IA)
http://hedrick.advantage-preservation.com/

https://seiowa.advantage-preservation.com/ Keota, Iowa: 1876-2015 

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa) Sigourney, Iowa: 1902-1924 


KOSSUTH COUNTY

Digital Archives of Kossuth Co. Newspapers - by Kossuth County Genealogical Society (newspapers from 1883-2019: Bancroft, IA, Burt, IA, Swea City, IA, Whittemore, IA)
http://kossuthcounty.advantage-preservation.com/

Algona Public Library, Community History Archive (newspapers from 1861-2021: Algona, IA)
http://algona.advantage-preservation.com/


LEE COUNTY

Daily Gate City and Constitution Democrat (newspaper 1916-1920: Keokuk, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87057262/issues/

Daily Gate City (newspaper from 1855-1856, 1908-1916: Keokuk, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025182/issues/

Keokuk Daily Post (newspaper 1855-1858: Keokuk, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=47CO7rCGma4C

Keokuk Dispatch (newspaper 1850-1851: Keokuk, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2Km5FFimHwEC

Keokuk News (newspaper 1881-1882: Keokuk, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=e6AMIDGT8rIC

Keokuk Saturday Post (newspaper from 1855-1858: Keokuk, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=T4xR6ACgc60C

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa) Fort Madison, Iowa: 1881-1994 

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa) Keokuk, Iowa: 1835-1976 


LINN COUNTY

Cedar Rapids Public Library Digital Archives (newspapers from 1857-2021: Cedar Rapids, IA)
http://cedarrapids.advantage-preservation.com/

https://coecollege.advantage-preservation.com/ Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Coe College journal: 1890-2019 

https://coggon.advantage-preservation.com/ Coggon, Iowa: 1892-2019

Digital Archives of the Marion Public Library (newspapers from 1853-2017: Marion, IA)
http://marion.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Mount Vernon Public Library (newspapers from 1860-2012: Lisbon, IA, Mount Vernon, IA)
http://mountvernon.advantage-preservation.com/

Community History Archive of Cornell College (Cornell College Journal 1880-2015: Mount Vernon, IA)
http://cornellcollege.advantage-preservation.com/

Newspaper Archive of The Mount Vernon Hawkeye-Record (newspapers 1938-1939, 1951-1951, 1957: Mount Vernon, IA)
http://hwk.stparchive.com/archives.php

Newspaper Archive of the Sun (newspapers 2012-2022: Mount Vernon, IA)
http://mtv.stparchive.com/archives.php


LOUISA COUNTY

http://seiowa.advantage-preservation.com/ Columbus Junction, Iowa: 1875-2012 

http://mellinger.advantage-preservation.com/ Morning Sun, Iowa: 1883-2021 

http://wapello.advantage-preservation.com/ Wapello, Iowa: 1870-2020 


LUCAS COUNTY

Digital Archives of Chariton Public Library (newspapers from 1867-2021: Chariton, IA)
http://chariton.advantage-preservation.com/


LYON COUNTY

Digital Archives of Rock Rapids Public Library (newspapers from 1883-2021: Rock Rapids, IA, Waverly, IA)
http://rockrapids.advantage-preservation.com/

Lyon County News (newspaper from 2006-2008: George, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=-WH5uU-2cuwC

Newspaper Archive of Lyon County News, Inc. (newspapers from 2006-2022: George, IA)
http://lyy.stparchive.com/archives.php

Newspaper Archive of Lyon County Reporter (newspapers from 2003-2004, 2008-2022: Rock Rapids, IA
http://lyc.stparchive.com/archives.php

Newspaper Archive of the Rock Rapids Review (newspapers from 1904, 1917, 1923: Rock Rapids, IA)
http://rrr.stparchive.com/archives.php

Newspaper Archive of West Lyon Herald (newspapers 1980-81, 1990-91, 2008-2017: Inwood, IA)
http://wly.stparchive.com/archives.php

Inwood Herald (newspaper January 1942, January 1952, January 1962: Inwood, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=CC3C2HR4nz8C

https://lamont.advantage-preservation.com/ George, Iowa: 1988-1989 


MADISON COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Earlham Echo (newspapers from 1895, 1899-1987: Earlham, IA)
http://earlham.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Winterset Public Library (newspapers from 1865-2020: Winterset, IA)
http://winterset.advantage-preservation.com/


MAHASKA COUNTY

Oskaloosa, Iowa: 1885-2015
https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa)

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84027329/ Oskaloosa, Iowa: 1869-1885 


MARION COUNTY

Digital Archive of Pella Public Library (newspapers from 1855-2020: Pella, IA)
http://pella.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of Central College (College newspapers from 1876-2008: Pella, IA)
http://centralcollege.advantage-preservation.com/

Newspaper Archive of Marion County News (newspapers from 2006-2019: Pleasantville, IA)
http://mar.stparchive.com/archives.php

Marion County News (newspaper 2005-2008: Pleasantville, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=9N3KX2BFTccC

http://marioncounty.advantage-preservation.com/ Knoxville, Iowa: 1855-1995 


MARSHALL COUNTY

Digital Archives of Marshalltown Public Library (newspapers from 1858-1925: Marshalltown, IA)
http://marshalltown.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of Gutekunst Public Library (newspapers from 1867-2019: State Center, IA)
http://statecenter.advantage-preservation.com/

Evening Times-Republican (newspaper from 1899-1920: Marshalltown, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85049554/issues/


MILLS COUNTY

Digital Archives of Malvern Public Library (newspapers from 1879-2020: Malvern, IA)
http://malvern.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of Silver City Historical Society (newspapers from 1896-1941: Silver City, IA)
http://silvercity.advantage-preservation.com/

http://millscounty.advantage-preservation.com/ Glenwood and Tabor, Iowa: 1868-2021 


MITCHELL COUNTY

Digital Archives of Nissen Public Library (newspapers from 1878-2020: St Ansgar, IA)
http://stansgar.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Osage Public Library (newspapers from 1870-2021: Osage, IA)
http://osage.advantage-preservation.com/


MONONA COUNTY

Digital Archives of Mapleton Public Library (newspapers from 1877-2021: Charter Oak, IA, Mapleton, IA)
http://mapleton.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Onawa Public Library (newspapers from 1863-2021: Onawa, IA)
http://onawa.advantage-preservation.com/


MONROE COUNTY

Digital Archives of Monroe County Historical Society (newspapers from 1859-2020: Albia, IA, Lovilia, IA, Melrose, IA)
http://monroecounty.advantage-preservation.com/


MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Villisca Public Library (newspapers from 1871-2017: Villisca, IA)
http://villisca.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of Stanton Historical Society (newspapers from 1891-1977: Stanton, IA)
http://stantoniowa.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Red Oak Community (newspapers from 1874-2008: Red Oak, IA)
http://redoak.advantage-preservation.com/

The People's Telephone (newspaper from 1881-1884: Red Oak, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=Mr27SXpvooAC


MUSCATINE COUNTY

Bloomington Herald (newspaper 1840-1848: Muscatine, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85050801/issues/1848/

Muscatine Journal (newspaper 1853-1854: Muscatine, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88059754/issues/1853/

Muscatine Weekly Journal (newspaper from 1857-1864: Muscatine, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84027253/issues/

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa) Muscatine, Iowa: 1850-1977 

http://seiowa.advantage-preservation.com/ West Liberty, Iowa: 1893-2020 


O'BRIEN COUNTY

Digital Archives of the General N. B. Baker Library (newspapers from 1885-2006: Calumet, Iowa, Sutherland, IA)
http://sutherland.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Hartley Public Library (newspapers from 1887-2019: Hartley, IA)
http://hartley.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Paullina Public Library (newspapers from 1882-2021: Paullina, IA)
http://paullina.advantage-preservation.com/

https://primghar.advantage-preservation.com/ Primghar, Iowa: 1872-2021

Digital Archives of the Sanborn Public Library (newspapers form 1872-2020: Sanborn, IA, Sheldon, IA)
http://sanborn.advantage-preservation.com/


OSCEOLA COUNTY

Digital Archives of Sibley Public Library (newspaper from 1873-2020: Sibley, IA)
http://sibley.advantage-preservation.com/


PAGE COUNTY

Community History Archive of the Lied Public Library, Clarinda (newspapers from 1868-2020: Clarinda, IA)
http://clarinda.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of Essex Lied Public Library (newspapers from 1885-2021: Essex, IA)
http://essex.advantage-preservation.com/


PALO ALTO COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Graettinger Public Library (newspapers from 1897-2020: Graettinger, IA)
http://graettinger.advantage-preservation.com/

https://paloalto.advantage-preservation.com/ Emmetsburg, Graettinger, Ruthven, and West Bend, Iowa: 1886-2021 


PLYMOUTH COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Akron Public Library (newspapers from 1896-2021: Akron, IA)
http://akron.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Kingsley Public Library (newspapers from 1883-2014: Kingsley, IA)
http://kingsley.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of Le Mars Public Library (newspapers from 1876-2021: Le Mars, IA)
http://lemars.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of Remsen Public Library (newspapers from 1887-2021: Remsen, IA)
http://remsen.advantage-preservation.com/

The Akron Hometowner (newspapers from 2006-2008: Akron, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2MdNiwGT7yoC


POCAHONTAS COUNTY

Community History Archive of the Pocahontas Public Library (newspapers from 1884-2021: Pocahontas, IA)
http://pocahontas.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Rolfe Public Library (newspapers from 1863-1989: Havelock, IA, Plover, IA, Rolfe, IA)
http://rolfe.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Laurens Public Library (newspapers from 1872-2019: Laurens, IA)
http://laurens.advantage-preservation.com/

http://newell.advantage-preservation.com/ Fonda, Iowa: 1883-1987 


POLK COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Johnston Public Library (newspapers from 1970-2013: Johnston, IA, West Des Moines, IA 1984-1988)
http://johnston.advantage-preservation.com/

Iowa State Bystander (newspaper 1894-1916: Des Moines, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025186/issues/

Bystander (newspaper 1916-1921: Des Moines, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85049804/issues/

Drake Times-Delphic (college newspaper from 1884-2003: Des Moines, IA)
http://ddr.lib.drake.edu/digital/collection/p15183coll1/search/order/date/ad/asc/page/1

https://cfiowa.advantage-preservation.com/ Des Moines, Iowa, Archives of Children & Families of Iowa: 1888-2013 

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa) Des Moines, Iowa: 1861-1977 


POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Walnut Public Library (newspapers from 1878-2014: Walnut, IA)
http://walnut.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of Avoca Public Library (newspapers from 1874-1994: Avoca, IA)
http://avoca.advantage-preservation.com/

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa) Council Bluffs, Iowa: 1855-1956 

Community History Archive of the Botna Valley Genealogical Society (newspapers from 1903-1925: Oakland, IA)
http://oakland.advantage-preservation.com/

Council Bluffs Bugle (newspaper from 1855-1856: Council Bluffs, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82014139/issues/


RINGGOLD COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Tingley Vindicator (newspapers from 1903-1948: Tingley, IA)
http://tingley.advantage-preservation.com/

http://ringgoldcounty.advantage-preservation.com/ Diagonal, Kellerton, Mount Ayr, and Redding, Iowa: 1872-2019 


SAC COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Odebolt Public Library and Odebolt Public Museum (newspapers from 1877-2021: Odebolt, Sac City, & Wall Lake, IA)
http://saccounty.advantage-preservation.com/


SCOTT COUNTY

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82014073/ Davenport, Iowa: 1847-1854 

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87058151/ Davenport, Iowa: 1854-1855 

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa) Davenport, Iowa: 1852-1853, 1856-1949, 1955, 1961

Digital Archives of the Catholic Messenger (newspapers from 1883-2014: Davenport, IA)
http://catholicmessenger.advantage-preservation.com/

Der Tagliche Demokrat (newspaper 1915-1918: Davenport, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84027107/issues/

Der Democrat (newspaper 1862-1865: Davenport, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87058145/issues/

Scott County Library Systems (newspapers from 1901-2016: Eldridge, IA)
http://scottcounty.advantage-preservation.com/


SHELBY COUNTY

Newspaper Archive of Danish Village Voice (newspapers from 2003-2004, 2006-2009: Elk Horn, IA)
http://dvv.stparchive.com/archives.php

The Danish Villages Voice (newspapers from 2003-2004, 2006-2009: Elk Horn, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=LoiWQfKZB3kC

http://elk.stparchive.com/archives.php Elk Horn, Iowa: 1933, 1949, 1857, 1961, 1974

http://harlan.advantage-preservation.com/ Harlan, Iowa: 1915-2019

Newspaper Archive of Harlan News-Advertiser (newpapers from 1969, 1989, 2009: Harlan, IA
http://hrn.stparchive.com/archives.php

Harlan News Advertiser (newspaper from 2006-2008: Harlan, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2hfDYGh-f1UC

Elk Horn-Kimballtown Review (newspaper from 1933: Elk Horn, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=-WH5uU-2cuwC

Newspaper Archive of Harlan Tribune (newspaper 1956, 1986, 1996, 2000, 2008-2009: Harlan, IA)
http://hrl.stparchive.com/archives.php

Shelby County Republican (newspaper January 1905: Harlan, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=TciIZjdTqZoC


SIOUX COUNTY

The Community History Archive of Sioux County, Iowa (newspapers from 1865-2021: Alton, IA, Boyden, IA, Hawarden, IA, Orange City, IA, Rock Valley, IA, Sioux Center, IA)
http://siouxcounty.advantage-preservation.com/

Newspaper Archive of Sioux County Index-Reporter (newspapers from 2002-2004, 2006-2022: Hull, IA)
http://sxc.stparchive.com/archives.php

Sioux County Index-Reporter (newspaper from 2005-2008: Hull, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=de6HPdfwrHoC

https://northwestern.advantage-preservation.com/ Orange City, Iowa, Northwestern College journal: 1923-2021 


STORY COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Bertha Bartlett Public Library (newspapers from 1887-2019: Ellsworth, IA, Story City, IA)
http://berthabartlett.advantage-preservation.com/

Iowa Heritage Digital Collection (college newspaper 1874-1893: Ames, IA)
https://www.iowaheritage.org/items/browse/page/1?collection=93&sort_field=Dublin+Core%2CTitle

 https://ames.advantage-preservation.com/ Ames, Iowa: 1877-2019

https://nevada.advantage-preservation.com/ Nevada, Iowa: 1863-2019 

TAMA COUNTY

Tama County Historical Society & Genealogical Library (newspapers from 1867-1976: Garwin, LeGrand, Tama, Toledo, and Traer
http://tamacounty.advantage-preservation.com/

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87058318/ Toledo, Iowa: 1859-1866 

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa) Bedford, Iowa: 1859-1977 

http://ringgoldcounty.advantage-preservation.com/ Clearfield, Iowa: 1907-1949, 1959-2005 

Digital Archives of the Lenox Public Library (newspapers from 1910-2017: Lenox, IA)
http://lenox.advantage-preservation.com/


WAPELLO COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Eddyville Public Library (newspaper from 1854-2003: Eddyville, IA)
http://eddyville.advantage-preservation.com/

http://ottumwa.advantage-preservation.com/ Ottumwa, Iowa: 1849-1924 

https://access.newspaperarchive.com/advancesearch/ (thru State Hist. Soc. of Iowa) Ottumwa, Iowa: 1850, 1857-2018

Des Moines Courier (newspaper from 1849-1854: Ottumwa, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86081965/issues/

Weekly Ottumwa Courier (newspaper from 1857-1866: Ottumwa, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84027352/issues/

Ottumwa Semi-Weekly Courier (newspaper from 1899-1903: Ottumwa, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86061214/issues/

Ottumwa Tri-Weekly Courier (newspaper from 1903-1916: Ottumwa, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86061215/issues/

Ottumwa Semi-Weekly Courier (newspaper from 1916-1918: Ottumwa, IA)
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86061216/issues/


WARREN COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Warren County Historical Society (newspapers from 1857-1983: Indianola, IA, Lacona, IA, Milo, IA, New Virginia, IA)
http://warrencounty.advantage-preservation.com/

Newspaper Archive of The Carlisle Citizen (newspapers from 2008-2017: Carlisle, IA)
http://lnt.stparchive.com/archives.php

Newspaper Archive of N. Warren Town and County News (newspapers from 2008-2017: Norwalk, IA)
http://cwa.stparchive.com/archives.php

The Carlisle Citizen (newspapers 1969-1979, 1981: Carlisle, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=qhW0HyKmSusC


WASHINGTON COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Kalona Public Library (newspapers from 1891-2020: Kalona, IA)
http://kalona.advantage-preservation.com/

Newspaper Archive of The Highland Review (newspapers from 2008-2016: Kalona, IA)
http://hrv.stparchive.com/archives.php

Newspaper Archive of The Kalona News (newspapers 1894-1901, 1936-1973, 1992-1994,  2000-2017: Kalona, IA)
http://kal.stparchive.com/archives.php

http://seiowa.advantage-preservation.com/ Ainsworth, Brighton, Crawfordsville, Kalona, Washington, Wellman, Iowa: 1849-2020 


WAYNE COUNTY

Digital Archives Seymour, Iowa (newspapers from 1890-2014: Seymour, IA)
http://seymour.advantage-preservation.com/


WEBSTER COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Fort Dodge Public Library (newspapers 1856-1934: Dayton, IA, Fort Dodge, IA, Gowrie, IA)
http://fortdodge.advantage-preservation.com/

Newspaper Archive of Dayton Review (newspapers from 1893, 1916, 1927, 1930-2017: Dayton, IA)
http://dyr.stparchive.com/archives.php


WINNEBAGO COUNTY

Lake Mills Community (newspapers from 1883-2020; Lake Mills, IA)
http://lakemills.advantage-preservation.com/

https://forestcity.advantage-preservation.com/ Forest City, Iowa: 1874-2021 


WINNESHIEK COUNTY

Newspaper Archive of Decorah Journal (newspapers scattered yrs 1904-1960, complete 2008-2017: Decorah, IA)
http://dec.stparchive.com/archives.php

Newspaper Archive of Decorah Public Opinion (newspapers 1922, 1932, 2008-2017: Decorah, IA)
http://dpo.stparchive.com/archives.php

http://winneshiekcounty.advantage-preservation.com/ Calmar and Decorah, Iowa: 1857-2021 


WOODBURY COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Morningside College, Collegian Reporter (newspapers from 1897-2010: Sioux City, IA)
http://morningside.advantage-preservation.com/

Newspaper Archive of Moville Record (newspapers from 1998-1999, 2008-2010: Moville, IA)
http://mvl.stparchive.com/archives.php

Moville Record (newspaper January issues 1997-2000, 2002-2003, 2005-2009: Moville, IA)
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=8JTMrWI6FdcC


WORTH COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Worth County Historical Society (newspapers from 2004-2014: Northwood, IA)
http://worth.advantage-preservation.com/

Newspaper Archive of the Northwood Anchor (newspapers 1895-96, 1905-07, 1914-15, 1921, 2003-2017: Northwood, IA)
http://nwa.stparchive.com/archives.php


WRIGHT COUNTY

Digital Archives of the Clarion Public Library (newspapers from 1869-2016: Clarion, IA)
http://clarion.advantage-preservation.com/

Digital Archives of the Eagle Grove Memorial Library (newspapers from 1882-2013: Eagle Grove, IA, Goldfield, IA)
http://eaglegrove.advantage-preservation.com/

 

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SOURCES that Karon used -- 1/24/2023

(1). Chronicling America, Historic American Newspapers (Iowa Collection) https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/newspapers/?state=Iowašnicity=&language 

 (2). Newspaper Archives of SmallTownPapers http://www.stparchive.com/landing.php 

 (3). Advantage-Preservation Directory http://advantage-preservation.com/SiteDirectory 

 (4). NewspaperArchives.com – free through the State Historical Society of Iowa https://access.newspaperarchive.com/ 

 [Note: If a source had only one year of a town paper, I didn’t list it.]

 

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