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 historic 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 1958–2005: This section picks up where the Historic Kearney Hub database ends. You will find full newspaper pages, including photographs and advertisements.  
  • January 2006–2018: Issues from in this section offer keyword searchable articles. This collection does not include images, advertisements, etc.
  • 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

Access World News (NewsBank)

Explore and stay informed on local, national and international 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 from around the world to around the corner, including the Kearney Hub, the Omaha World Herald, 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.