Digital Newspapers

Historic Kearney Hub

Access issues from June 1, 1889–December 31, 1957. These first 68 years of the newspaper’s history include over 100,000 digital pages made possible through grants and other funding sources.

Kearney Hub Collection from NewsBank

This resource offers additional historical and recent issues of the Kearney Hub. This acquisition was made possible with the support of the City of Kearney and the Kearney Public Library Foundation. 

Use your library card number for access. 

  • January 1958– December 2018: This section picks up where the Historic Kearney Hub database ends. You will find full black-and-white newspaper pages, including photographs and advertisements.  
  • September 29, 2018–Present: Access full-color newspaper pages, including photographs and advertisements. 

Kearney Hub on microfilm

Issues of the Kearney Hub from June 1889–2018 are also available on microfilm in the library. If you have questions, please call the reference desk at 308-233-3256.

Digital Newspapers

Additional Digital Newspapers is the largest online newspaper archive consisting of 835 million+ pages of historical newspapers from 26,500+ newspapers from around the United States. Newspapers provide a unique view of the past and can help us understand and connect with the people, events, and attitudes of an earlier time. It is also useful to those researching their genealogy.

America's News (NewsBank)

Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people, and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues, and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including the Kearney Hub, the Omaha World-Herald, the Lincoln Journal Star, and much more! Use your library card number for access. 

Chronicling America

Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789–1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. 

Nebraska Newspapers

Nebraska Newspapers is a collaborative site developed by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the Nebraska State Historical Society. It presents many resources relating to the State's papers such as searchable full-text of selected newspapers published in the state before 1923 and information about historically significant newspapers. Editorials cover different social, political, and economic viewpoints from various regions of Nebraska.