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Crete, Saline County, Nebraska

Although Crete is in Saline County the newspaper carried news of the surrounding area which included Lancaster County. For that reason the following information is included:

The Crete Chronicle

Established May 15, 1891 - Sept 25, 1891

Weekly

The Crete Democrat

Established Oct 8, 1874 - April 12, 1922

Weekly

Title Changes:

The Opposition
Oct 8, 1874- Apr 11, 1889

The Crete Democrat 
Apr 25, 1889 - Apr 12, 1922

The Saline Democrat

Established Oct 20, 1877- Nov , 1878

Weekly

Title Changes:

Saline County Democrat 
1877 - Jan 2, 1878

The Saline Democrat 
Oct 2, 1879 - ?

The Crete Globe

Established Jan 3, 1884- 1891

Weekly

Absorbed the The Crete Vidette, 1891

Crete Daily Globe

Established Aug 11, 1884 - Dec 31, 1884

Daily (except Sun.)

The Crete Herald

Established Dec 21, 1893 - Apr 25, 1902

Weekly

Absorbed by The Crete Vidette, forming The Crete Vidette-Herald

May 5, 1902

The Crete News

Established Mar 14, 1908 - Present

Weekly

Absorbed by The Crete Vidette, June 21, 1928

Note: History of Crete newspaper and the front page of The Saline County Post, first newspaper published in Saline County, published with the Crete News, May 6, 1971. "Newspapering in Crete is 100 years old."

The Nonpareil

Established Oct 23, 1885 - Jan 9, 1886

Weekly

Saline County News

Established Aug ,187? - Apr 30, 1877

Weekly

Title Changes:

Pleasant Hill News
Aug , 187? - July 22, 1876

Saline County News
July 29, 1876 - Apr 30, 1877 (Combined with the Saline County Post, May 1877, forming the Saline County Union.

The People's Rip-Saw

Established July 9, 1885

Weekly
Title Changes:

The Saline Record 
July 9, 1885 - Feb 11, 1886

The Saline County Gazette
Feb 18, 1886 - Sept ,1887

Weekly
Title Changes [cont.]:

The Weekly Free Press
Sept 22, 1887 - Apr 26, 1889

The People's Rip-Saw
Jan 1891 (Also referred to as Crete Rip-Saw)

The Saline County Standard

Established Dec 14, 1878 - Dec 27, 1883

Weekly

Title Changes:

The Wilbur Record
Dec 14, 1878 - Nov 15, 1879

The Saline County Standard, Nov 27, 1879 - Dec 27, 1883

Daily Standard

Established June 25, 1883 - ?

Daily

Published during the time of the Chautauqua Assembly in June 1883

Crete Daily Standard

Established Oct 22, 1883 - ?

Daily

Crete Sentinel

Established Dec 5, 1875- Apr 15, 1876

Weekly

The Daily Union

Established June 25, 1883 - July 3, 1883

Aug 22, 1883 - Sept 1, 1883

Daily

Note: Published at the time of the Chautauqua Assembly in June 1883 and again in August 1883 during the encampment of the Nebraska National Guard near Crete.

Saline County Union

Established May 5, 1871 - Dec 27, 1883

Weekly

Title Changes:

The Saline County Post
May 5, 1871- May 17, 1877

Saline County Union
May 24, 1877 - Dec. 27, 1883


Note:

The Saline County Post consolidated with the Saline County News, May, 1877, forming the Saline County Union. Combined with the Saline County Standard, Jan 3, 1884, forming the Crete Globe, which began new volume & numbering.

The Crete Vidette

Established May 10, 1883 - June 14, 1928

Weekly

Title Changes:

The State Vidette
May 10, 1883 - Sept 24, 1891

The Crete Vidette
Dec 4, 1891- Apr 24, 1902

The Crete Vidette-Herald
May 1, 1902- Feb 2, 1911

Crete Vidette-Herald
Feb 9, 1911 - Feb 23, 1911

The Crete Vidette-Herald
Sept 21, 1911 - May 30, 1918

The Crete Vidette
June 6, 1918 - June 14, 1928

Note: Absorbed by The Crete Globe, 1891

The Crete Herald
May 5, 1902

Absorbed by The Crete News, June 21, 1928

Suspended from March 2, 1911 - Sept 14, 1911

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