Hardin County, Iowa - Newspapers


Current Hardin County Newspapers

Eldora Herald-Index Publishing Company
1513 W. Edgington Ave.
Eldora, IA  50627
(641) 939-5541


Iowa Falls Times-Citizen
406 Stevens St.
P. O. Box 604
Iowa Falls, IA  50126
(641) 648-2521


Signal-Review
221 E. Maple
Hubbard, IA  50122
(641) 864-2288


Ackley World-Journal


Past Hardin County Newspapers

Following is a list of Hardin County newspapers.   This is not a list of all known newspapers in the history of Hardin County.   It is a list of newspapers for which past issues are available.  The information listed here is gleaned from the Iowa Newspaper Bibliography available from the Family History Library (microfilm # ).  It is not up-to-date; changes have occurred in the newspapers that were current as of when the bibliography was created.  I will update the information as I obtain the information.

SHSI - State Historical Society of Iowa
IFPL - Iowa Falls Public Library
IFC - Iowa Falls Citizen
HCHS - Hardin County Historical Society
IFT - Iowa Falls Times
ADPL - Alden Public Library
EHL - Eldora Herald-Ledger
HCI - Hardin County Index



Dates with parentheses around them indicate missing issues.


Iowa Falls Newspapers
Newspaper

Location of Copies

Issues
Available
Format
Iowa Falls Citizen
   1935 -
   wkly, 1935-1939; semi-wkly, 1939-1942;
       wkly, 1942-
   continues Hardin County Citizen
SHSI 1951-1973 film
IFPL 1935, 1937 - film
IFC 1935 - bound
1955 - film
Hardin County Citizen
   1883 - Mar 21, 1935
   absorbed Iowa Falls Sentinel
SHSI Feb 1907 film
IFPL Jun 1920 - May 1933
1915 - Apr 1919
Jun 1883 - May 1885
film
HCHS 1916 bound
Iowa Falls Sentinel
   Mar 1867 - 1927
   wkly 1867-1919; semi-wkly 1920-1924;
       wkly 1925-1927
   Continues Hardin Sentinel
SHSI 1907 – 1911
1922 – Aug 1923
film
Mar 1867 - Aug 1871 bound
1897 – 1906
1910 – Sep 1923
unbound
IFPL Mar 1867 – 1885
1887 – 1926
film
Hardin Sentinel
   Mar 1856 - Mar 1867
   wkly; aka Hardin County Sentinel
   pub. in Eldora 1856 - Nov 1865
   pub. in Iowa Falls Dec 1865 - Mar 1867
SHSI Aug 1864 - Mar 1867 bound
IFPL Oct 1862 - 1865 film


Alden Newspapers
Newspaper

Location of Copies

Issues
Available
Format
Hardin County Times
   1948 -
   wkly
   continues The New Times
SHSI 1961 - film
IFPL Jun 1948 - film
IFT 1955 - film
1948 - bound
The New Times
   Dec 1947
   wkly
   continues Alden Times
SHSI 1947 film
Alden Times
   Apr 1878 - Nov 1947
   wkly
SHSI 1918
1921 - 1928
1930 - 1947
film
ADPL 1918
1921 - 1928
1930 - 1947
bound
ADPL Apr 1878 - Mar 1913
May 1913 - 1928
1930 - 1947
film


Eldora Newpapers
Newspaper

Location of Copies

Issues
Available
Format

Hardin Sentinel
   see Iowa Falls newspapers

     

Hardin County Index
   Jan 1933 -
   wkly

SHSI Jan 1961 - film
HCI 1933 - bound

Eldora Herald-Ledger
   1931 -
   wkly
   formed by merger of Eldora Herald and
      Hardin County Ledger
   absorbed Union Star

SHSI 1921 - 1943
1961 -
film
EHL 1931 - unbound

Hardin County Ledger
   1913 - Mar 1931
   wkly
   merged with Eldora Herald to become
      Eldora Herald-Ledger

EHL 1913 - 1931 unbound

Eldora Herald
   1875 – Mar 1931
   wkly 1875-1897; semi-wkly 1898-1910;
      wkly 1911-1931
   aka Herald 1898-1900
   aka Semi-Weekly Herald Dec 1902-1906
   merged with Hardin County Ledger to
      become Eldora Herald-Ledger

SHSI 1898 - 1900
Dec 1902 - 1906
bound
SHSI (Sep 1879 - 1882)
1883 - 1888
1890 - 1891
1893 - 1920
unbound
EHL (1875 - 1931) unbound

Reform Herald
   1873 - 1874
   wkly
   continued by Eldora Herald

EHL 1873 - 1874 bound

Eldora Enterprise
   1893 - 1907
   wkly
   continued by Eldora Ledger

SHSI Jun 1893 - Mar 1896 unbound
EHL Mar 1897 - Aug 1898 bound


Updated: October, 2014. Mari Modlin solely for the use and benefit of
The IAGenWeb Project, a part of The USGenWeb Project