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Polk County newspapers indexed from Guide to Wisconsin

Newspapers-1833-1957, compiled by Donald E. Oehlerts


Please note: All I have is what’s listed below. The Wisconsin Historical

Society in Madison should have all the papers listed on microfilm:

816 West State St., Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1482



Name of paper/town or city/variations & dates


Amery Echo-Amery, WI; June 14, 1889-July 30, 1891

Amery Free Press-Amery, WI; 1891 to date.

Balsam Lake Courier-Balsam Lake, WI; 1895-1897 [?]

Balsam Lake Mirror-Balsam Lake, WI; 1893-1895 [?]

Centuria Outlook-Centuria, WI; Feb 14, 1902-Oct 8, 1909

Centuria Tribune-Centuria, WI; Jan 24-Dec 25, 1930

Clayton Advance-Clayton, WI; Feb 1910-Apr 1940. (publisher's files destroyed)

Clear Lake Herald-Clear Lake, WI; 1884-1891 [?]

Clear Lake Mirror; see Balsam Lake Mirror

Clear Lake Star-Clear Lake, WI; 1900 to date.

Courier-Clear Lake, WI; Aug 1897-Nov 1898. Merged with Polk County Ledger (Balsam Lake)

Dalles of St Croix-St Croix Falls, WI; Jan 21, 1881-Nov 28, 1884

Enterprise-Herald-Luck, WI; Oct 14, 1904 to date.

    Title varies: Luck Enterprise, 1904-1940.

Frederic Star-Frederic, WI; Feb 26, 1903-July 26, 1951. Merged with Inter-County Leader.

Frederic Times-Frederic, WI; 1906-1908 [?]

Inter-County Leader-Centuria, WI; see under Frederic

Inter-County Leader-Frederic, WI; Nov 2, 1933 to date. Published at Centuria: 1933-Apr 1939

Luck Ledger-Luck, WI; 1897-1898 [?]

Milltown Advertiser-Milltown, WI; 1946 to date.

Milltown Herald-Milltown, WI; Aug 4, 1910-1940.

Title varies: Milltown Newsman, 1923-Apr 1926. Merged with Luck Enterprise

New Era-Osceola, WI; 1874-1875 [?]

Osceola Sun-Osceola, WI; Oct 6, 1897 to date

People's Advocate-St Croix Falls, WI; Oct 18, 1884-1885 [?]

Polk County Journal-Amery, WI; 1916-1918 [?].

Polk County Ledger-Balsam Lake, WI; Aug 1897 to Date

Polk County News-St Croix Falls, WI; see Standard Press

Polk County Press-St Croix Falls, WI; Dec 1860-Apr 19, 1907. Published at Osceola: Dec 1861- Aug

    1904. Merged with St. Croix Valley Standard

Polk County Reporter-Dresser Junction, WI; 1916-1918 [?]

Standard-Press-St Croix Falls, WI; May 7, 1885 to

    date. Title varies: Polk County News, May-Dec,

1885; St Croix Valley Standard, 1886-Aug 1910

Wisconsin Journalen-Amery, WI; 1896-1897 [?]. In Swedish.

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