Local Newspaper

The local newspaper for Peru is the NewsTribune (formerly the Daily News-Tribune and the La Salle Daily Tribune). The library has back issues on microfilm or CD-Rom for the years April 1906 to present.

Indexes to the News-Tribune

Other historical newspapers in our microfilm collection.

The La Salle Genealogy Guild indexed the obituaries from several southeastern La Salle county newspapers; their online obituary index is posted on the Guild’s website.

News-Tribune: A Year in Memoriam
Since 2004, the News-Tribune compiles a yearly listing of area obituaries, providing a starting point when searching for a recent obituary.