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The Pantagraph Resources

The Pantagraph

Find full-text articles about local news, issues, events, people and more as you search the Bloomington Pantagraph archives from 1989 - today. Articles from 2022 are available with text and images. Updated daily, the archive includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and more. Online tutorials are available.

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Read full issues of this daily newspaper from Jan. 1, 2019, through the present. This resource is only available for use when you're inside the library. Earlier dates are available on microfilm. To search The Pantagraph for specific articles, use The Pantagraph Online (Newsbank) database.

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Access dozens of historical Illinois newspapers, including the Daily Pantagraph 1857-1925, the Weekly Pantagraph 1848-1925, and the Bloomington Observer 1838. 

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Nearly 86,000 photos taken between 1933-1959 by photographers for The Pantagraph have been digitally restored and preserved and can be viewed online at no charge. Work continues to restore and preserve the negatives in this collection which date 1960-2000.

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