The LINKcat newspapers database provides access to indexes of local newspapers and Wisconsin magazines.
Birth, death, and marriage announcements from the Baraboo News Republic, Baraboo Daily News, and the Baraboo Evening News are indexed. This is a work in progress funded by grants from the Sauk County Arts, Humanities, and Historic Preservation Committee and from Carnegie-Schadde Memorial Public Library's endowment fund interest. The dates covered are as follows: 1850-1900, 1901-1911, 1913, 1931-1950, 1985, 1992-1994. For information on obtaining paper copies of obituaries, see the Carnegie-Schadde Memorial Public Library's Obituary Request Procedure (PDF).
Birth, death, wedding, anniversary, and reunion announcements from the Mount Horeb Mail, Mount Horeb Times, Mount Horeb Progress, Mount Horeb Weekly News, Blue Mounds Weekly News, and the The Dane County Sun are indexed. Eventually the years covered will be 1883 - 2005. The Mount Horeb Public Library is still working on completing the indexing.
Obituaries are indexed from 2018 to date. The Oregon Public Library is working on completing the indexing of obituaries.
The index includes topical references to articles from the Portage Daily Register from May 1995 forward. To submit a request for a paper copy of an article, obituary, etc., e-mail the Portage Public Library at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the library via phone at 608-742-4959 and ask for the Reference Desk.
Birth, obituary and marriage announcements from the Reedsburg Herald (1856-1858) Reedsburg Times (1898-1939), Reedsburg Free Press (1860-1861,1872-1939), Reedsburg Report (1995-1999), Reedsburg Independent (1999-present) and the Reedsburg Times Press (1939-present) are indexed. Also we have indexed some newspapers from surrounding area: Rock Springs Townsmen (1949-1950), LaValle Advertiser (1939), LaValle Weekly (1940-1941), LaValle Sentry (1949-1950). The Reedsburg Public Library is still working on completing the indexing.
Obituaries are indexed from 1960 to date. General articles are indexed from May 1966 to April 1996. For information on finding paper copies of obituaries, go to Madison area obituaries.
Magazines indexed include: Corporate Report Wisconsin, 1998-, In Business, 1998-, Madison Magazine, 1998-, Wisconsin Academy Review, 1998-, Wisconsin Natural Resources, 1998-, and Wisconsin Trails, 1998-.