Newspapers – Now with Online Access!

Thanks to the generosity of Ann Tice and the Garner Public Library Foundation, the Hancock County Library Association has been able to begin digitizing the county newspapers, making them available to everyone online.

Hancock County Newspapers

Funded by Ann Tice in memory of Evelyn and Wilbur Arnold in honor of the entire Arnold family, and the Garner Public Library Foundation.

Current holdings:

Garner Leader and Signal and Garner Herald (1944 - 2010)

Hancock County Democrat (1887 – 1921)

Garner Signal (1903 – 1928)

Leader (2011 – 2017)

Hancock Signal (1874 – 1903)

Klemme Times (1895 – 1926)

 

Below please find a list of the current microfilm holdings the Garner Public Library owns relating to Garner and Hancock County.  If you need help using these materials or getting started with your research, stop in, call us,  or contact us here.

Hancock County Democrat        1/7/1887 – 12/30/1920

Hancock Signal                                   3/26/1874 – 8/20/1902

Garner Herald                                     2/6/1900 – 12/30/1936

Garner Signal                                      8/20/1902 – 12/24/1928

Garner Leader                                    1/6/1921 –

Britt News                                            6/10/1895 – 12/22/1921

Britt News Tribune                          1/5/1922 –

Kanawha Times                                 1/5/2016 – 9/20/1916

Klemme Times                                    8/30/1895 – 4/16/1958

Corwith Herald                                   1/6/1949 – 1/6/1966      

Iowa Census                                         1885, 1895, 1915, 1925

Federal Census                                   1860 - 1930

Deeds                                                        1857 – 1900

Old Age Pension Tax List               1914

Marriage, Divorce, Probate Records

Naturalization Records