Local & Historic Newspapers Guide

Electronic Resources from DBRL

  • The Kansas City Star
    Search more than 25 years of Missouri history with the Kansas City Star Collection. Coverage from 1991-today, including full-text, web-only content and full-color image editions.
  • NewsBank
    Full text articles from the Boonville Daily News, Columbia Daily Tribune, Fulton Sun, Jefferson City News Tribune, Mexico Ledger, Moberly Monitor Index, St. Joseph News Press and more.
  • Newspaper Source
    Cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national and international newspapers as well as selective full text for more than 389 regional papers.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers
    Archives of the Historical New York Times (1851-2020), Chicago Tribune (1849-1999), St. Louis Post Dispatch (1874-2003), Wall Street Journal (1889-2012) and Washington Post (1877-2007).

Local Newspapers

  • The Boone County Journal
    Weekly news coverage for Southern Boone County, including Ashland and Hartsburg.
  • Centralia Fireside Guard
    Weekly news coverage for Northern Boone County, including Centralia, Hallsville and Sturgeon.
  • Columbia Missourian
    A morning newspaper (except Saturday and Monday) managed by professional editors and staffed by students of the Missouri School of Journalism. Search online for obituaries, volunteer opportunities, local events, and recent marriages.
  • Columbia Daily Tribune
    A daily morning paper covering Columbia and the surrounding area.
  • The Democrat-Leader and Fayette Advertiser
    News coverage for Fayette and Howard County. Search news articles and obituaries from 2004 to the present. (Subscription required to view results.)
  • The Fulton Sun
    Published daily (except Saturday and Monday) with news coverage for Fulton and Callaway County.
  • The News Tribune
    Published daily in Jefferson City.
  • Mexico Ledger
    News coverage of Audrain County.
  • Moberly Monitor-Index
    News coverage for Randolph County and Northern Boone County.

Historic Newspapers Online

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