ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Wisconsin Collection

This collection enables researchers to digitally travel back through centuries to become eyewitnesses to local and regional history. From leading issues and events, like the U.S. Civil War, immigration, industrial developments, and race relations; to international, local and regional politics, the U.S. State Collections reveal state and local news coverage valued by researchers. Each title includes the complete paper, cover-to-cover, with full-page images in easily downloadable PDF format. 


  • Wausau Daily Herald (1985–present)
  • Green Bay Press-Gazette (1915–present)
  • Herald Times Reporter (Manitowoc) (1973–present)
  • Marshfield News Herald (1927–present)
  • Oshkosh Northwestern (1979–present)
  • Sheboygan Press (1924–present)
  • Stevens Point Journal (1981–present)
  • The Daily Tribune (Wisconsin Rapids) (1966–present)
  • The Post-Crescent (Appleton) (1965–present)
  • The Reporter (Fond du Lac) (1977–present)
  • USA Today (2009–present)

The databases searched also include:

  • Coronavirus Research Database‎—A free health and medical research database for openly available content related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Publicly Available Content Database‎—Designed to complement other databases and collections, this database brings together or links to full text for publicly available content from a number of different sources from around the world.
  • U.S. Newsstream‎ (1980 – current)—U.S. Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring top newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format.
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Marathon County Public Library

Marathon County Public Library (MCPL)