University Archives Area Research Center

UW-Stout Area Research Center Newspaper Index

This index includes announcements of births, deaths, anniversaries, adoptions, and probate notices listed in the local newspapers for Dunn, Pepin, Barron Counties. For more details on the dates indexed and the inclusive dates of newspapers in the Area Research Center's collections, consult the table below. The actual publications are housed in the University Archives, and researchers can contact our staff to obtain copies.
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Information About Specific Newspapers

Newspaper Title Dates inclusive
in collection
Dates Indexed {bulk}
Barron County News-Shield

10/06/1876 - 11/15/1918
03/28/1919 - 12/31/1986

1876 - 1919
1921 - 1925
Boyceville Press

01/02/1914 - 05/19/1950
09/06/1957 - 11/29/1957
02/07/1958 - 02/21/1958
12/05/1958 - 05/29/1975
01/01/1980 - 07/05/1984

1914-1925
Chetek Alert 09/15/1882 - 12/31/1986 1882-1925
Colfax Messenger

04/30/1897 - 03/01/1945
03/07/1946 - 12/31/1986

1897-1925
Cumberland Advocate

01/18/1882 - 03/15/1882
07/12/1882
01/17/1883 - 12/26/1883
10/30/1884
01/01/1885 - 07/30/1885
08/13/1885 - 10/01/1885
10/15/1885
10/29/1885
11/19/1885 - 12/31/1885
07/07/1887 - 08/13/1887
09/08/1887 - 12/29/1887
01/12/1888 - 08/02/1888
08/16/1888 - 11/01/1888
11/15/1888 - 12/27/1888
01/10/1889 - 01/02/1890
05/01/1919- 09/30/1920
1980-1986

1882 - 1920

Dunn County News

04/19/1862 - 04/15/1865
11/25/1865 - 08/10/1867
08/12/1871 - 04/30/2011

1862-1948
Dunn County Pictorial Messenger 05/04/1938 - 12/08/1938 None
Durand Courier Wedge 05/02/1918 - 12/31/1986 1918-1925
Durand Weekly Times

12/12/1865 - 08/27/1869
03/19/1870 - 12/13/1878

None
Knapp News 10/02/1902 - 12/06/1906 1902-1905
Menomonie Nordstern 05/28/1895 - 02/05/1904 None
Menomonie Shopper 01/05/1948 - 12/30/1966 None
Menomonie Times

02/21/1877 - 06/25/1891
01/06/1898 - 01/01/1909

1877-1891
1898-1909

Pepin County Courier 12/22/1877 - 04/18/1918 1877-1918
Pepin County Mirror 05/17/1862 None
Rice Lake Chronotype

09/30/1874 - 05/01/1896
12/18/1896 - 04/30/1987

1874-1926
Rice Lake Leader 07/02/1896 - 02/26/1909 1896-1909
Turtle Lake Bugle 10/17/1901 - 12/25/1913 1904-1909
Turtle Lake Times 10/16/1913 - 12/31/1986

1913 -1926

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