Welcome to Montana Newspapers

This full-text searchable database contains 821,927 pages from 140 Montana town, county, school and tribal newspapers dated 1873-2018. We are continually adding new titles.

  • To see all titles on this site, click Browse by Title above.
  • You can also Browse by Location or Browse by Date above.
  • To search the text of the newspapers, use Search or Advanced Search above.
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An additional 377,728 pages from Montana newspapers can be found at Chronicling America. While several titles are on both sites, there is minimal overlap (3014 pages from The Madisonian and the Belt Valley Times). In addition, the newspapers available here and on Chronicling America represent only a small portion of our newspaper collection. To see what other titles we have on microfilm and in print, click here to look up the town or county.