The library provides newspapers for patrons to read in the library. The library receives 2 copies of the Oregon Observer. One of the copies may be checked out for 2 weeks. All other newspapers are for in library use only.
Go to our Research & Discovery - Newspapers page for resources to access newspapers online.
|La Comunidad||Biweekly||Keep 4 issues|
|Isthmus||Weekly||Keep 4 weeks|
|Great Dane||Biweekly||Keep 1 copy|
|Fitchburg Star||Monthly||Keep 2 years|
|Milwaukee Journal Sentinel||Daily||Keep 2 weeks|
|New York Times||Daily||Keep 2 weeks|
Keep 6 months
|USA Today||M-F & Combined weekend issue||Keep 2 weeks|
|Wall Street Journal||Daily||Keep 2 weeks|
|Wisconsin State Journal||Daily||Keep 12 weeks|
We have a microfilm reader that is available to the public on a first come first serve basis.
We have the microfilm for:
- Oregon Observer, from 1881- 2016
- US Census for Dane County from 1850-1870
- US Census for Dodge County for 1850
Obituary and Marriage Index
We have a complete online index of obituaries from the Oregon Observer from April 2005 to present. Some obituaries from before 2005 are also indexed online. Search at LINKcat Newspaper Index.
We also have an incomplete physical index to obituaries published in the Oregon Observer from 1881 to 2017 and marriage announcements published from 1881-1945.
Request A Newspaper Article
If you need help locating a newspaper article in print or online, you're in the right place.
Complete our Request a Newspaper Article form and a librarian will start searching for the article.