America’s News at the Library

Cass County Public Library Offers Digital Newspaper Collection

The Cass County Public Library is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its new digital newspaper collection. Titled America’s News, this collection is available to all library patrons and is updated daily. America’s News provides online access to current and archived issues of hundreds of full-text newspapers, including The Democrat-Missourian (2007-2021) and The Kansas City Star (1991-Current).

America’s News enables library patrons to easily search and browse current and archived news articles, editorials, reviews, birth and marriage announcements, obituaries and a variety of special sections. Patrons can use this resource for general reference or to research local and national issues, events, people, government, education, arts, business, sports, real estate and much more. In addition to using America’s News at workstations in the library, patrons can access the collection from home at or by clicking the red button below.

The Suggested Topics feature in America’s News makes it easy for all patrons to quickly find useful information by highlighting subjects such as jobs and careers, education, health, social issues, and technology. An intuitive and easy-to-use interface also allows researchers to search by headline, name, topic, date, and author to quickly find relevant results. Articles can be easily shared, printed, emailed, or saved.

America’s News is a resource offered by NewsBank, the world’s premier provider of newspapers and other news sources online. Serving public libraries for more than 45 years, NewsBank offers online access to more than 12,000 titles from the U.S. and other countries around the globe. For more information on this collection, contact the Cass County Public Library by stopping by your local branch or emailing