NEWSPAPER DIGITIZATION PROJECT
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We’re LIVE with our link to the county newspapers.
Click on this link to search the
McDonough County newspapers.
- Adair Beacon, 1918-1924
- Bardolph News, 1893-1946
- Blandinsville Star-Gazette 1896-1980
- Bushnell Record, 1881-1923
- Colchester Independent, 1880-1911
- Industry Press, 1916-1924
- Macomb Weekly Journal, 1861-1878
FOR ADDITIONAL MCDONOUGH COUNTY NEWSPAPERS, USE THIS LINK:
- The Macomb Journal, 1866-1890
- Macomb Eagle, 1858-1893
- M’Donough Democrat, 1856-1856
- M’Donough Independent & Democratic Review, 1855-1855
- M’Donough Independent, 1852-1854
- The Illinois By-Stander, 1888-1888
- The Illinois Granger, 1875-1875
- The Macomb Daily Journal , 1917-1917
This project is partially-funded by a grant from the Illinois Humanities Council. The largest portion of the funding came from the Genealogy society itself.
Here’s where we are asking for your help! If you can help support this project, please send funds through our Paypal account listed on this web page, or by simply sending a check or money order to :
McDonough County Genealogical Society Newspaper Project
P. O. Box 202
Macomb, IL 61455
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