Online Resources



Hardin County Newspapers

  • You need to be at the library to do this search.  Content of some of the papers is protected and may only be viewed in the public libraries of Hardin County, Iowa.  This project is funded in part by the Hardin County Community Endowment Foundation.

State of Iowa Library 

  • You will need a State Library Card available to Iowans.  The State Library's database lineup now includes Newsbank, a powerful searching tool that lets you search and read newspaper articles from many newspapers, including the Des Moines Register.


  • (State of Iowa Libraries Online)Search the holdings of over 700 Iowa libraries.  The Eldora Public Library can borrow most items for you.  There is a $1.25 charge to help pay postage.