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Local Newspaper Microfilm Holdings at our library.
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Newspaper LINE/Title Begin Date End Date Significant Gaps No. of Reels Film Numbers Location (Drawer No.) Obituaries Indexed?
ADVOCATE LINE (WEEKLY) (1875-1935)            
Lincoln County Advocate (Jenny, WI through 4 Apr 1881; Merrill, WI from 11 Apr 1881) 6 Feb 1875 10 Oct 1893 - 15 A1-                 A15 (part) 11  Yes
Merrill Advocate 17 Oct 1893 17 Aug 1909 - 11 A15 (part)-A26 11 Yes
Merrill Star-Advocate 25 Aug 1909 2 Jul 1935 - 15 C1-C15 11 Yes
               
NORTHERN WISCONSIN NEWS / MERRILL NEWS LINE (WEEKLY) (1883-1904)      
Northern Wisconsin News (Merrill, WI) 20 Jul 1883 5 Dec 1888 - 4 B1-              B4 (part) 11 Yes
Northern Wisconsin News & Merrill Weekly Times (Merrill, WI) 13 Dec 1888 4 Mar 1893 6 Feb 1890-25 Feb 1893 1 B4 (part)-  B5 (part) 11 Yes
(title unknown) 11 Mar 1893-11 Sep 1903 - - 11 Mar 1893-  11 Sep 1903 - - - -
Merrill News 18 Sep 1903 25 Nov 1904 - 1 B5 (part)-         B6 11 Yes
               
DAILY HERALD LINE (DAILY) (1908-CURRENT)            
Merrill Daily Herald 5 May 1908 31 Dec 1974 - 216 A-P, R-S, U-V, 1-56a, 56b-195 1-3 Yes
Daily Herald (Wausau-Merrill, WI) 2 Jan 1975 16 Mar 1985 - 123 196-318 3-5 Yes
Wausau Daily Herald ('begin date' taken from actual paper, not film box) 17 Mar 1985 current         (to Aug 2010) - 305 318-623 5-8 Yes
               
SHOPPER / FOTO NEWS LINE (WEEKLY) (1969-CURRENT)          
Merrill Shopper & Foto News or Shopper & Foto News (Merrill, WI) 3 Apr 1969 Jun 1983 - 26 D1-D26 9 Yes
Foto News (Merrill, WI) Jul 1983 current            (to Dec 2008) - 50 D27-76 9 Yes
               
COURIER LINE (WEEKLY) (1998-CURRENT)            
Merrill Courier Oct 1998 current            (to Dec 2007) - 17 G1-G17 10 No (generally identical to Foto News)
               
MERRILL DAILY HERALD SPECIAL EDITIONS 
SEE WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY "WISCONSIN MISCELLANEOUS M" NEWSPAPERS MICROFILM REEL
Merrill Golden Jubilee & 25th Anniversary of the Merrill Daily Herald Oct 1934 Oct 1934 - 1 S-1 11 N/A
Merrill Daily Herald Centennial Edition 1847-1947 28 Jun 1947 28 Jun 1947 - incl. S-1 11 N/A
               
TOMAHAWK LEADER (NOT IN COLLECTION, OBITUARIES INDEXED)        
Tomahawk Leader  - - - - - - Yes (from 1979)
               
MERRILL GERMAN LANGUAGE NEWSPAPERS (WEEKLY, EXCEPT SEMIWEEKLY 10/1/1897-9/18/1900)
Lincoln County Anzeiger (1888-1900) 4 Feb 1888 13 Nov 1900 - 4 E1-E4 11 No
Wisconsin Thalbote (1900-1918) 21 Sep 1900 26 Jul 1918 - 8 E5-E12 11 No

 

 

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