Local History Collection

Iowa Hertitage Digital Collections: http://www.iowaheritage.org/


The library is subscribed to the following newspapers: The Buena Vista County Journal, The Storm Lake Times, The Pilot Tribune, and Farm News. The library is also subscribed to the Newell-Fonda CSD Newsletter. 

We keep our newspapers on hand for 6 months. The Journal is kept to be put on microfilm which can be viewed on the link below.  



The library has Newell and Newell-Fonda yearbooks available for reference checkout, they are allowed out for 5 days total. 

There are many other local materials in our collection. Including but not limited to DVD copies of Newell Happening, scrapbooks from the friends of the library, Newell Pepperette's scrapbooks, and cookbooks that were created and donated by local churches. 

Newell Historical Society Page: https://newellhistorical.org/


Found out some new historical facts!! Check them out on the Iowa Geneology Web Project!  http://iagenweb.org/