Digital Access

Digital Access
Access bcrnews.com and all Shaw Media Illinois content from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, sports, opinion and more. The Bureau County Republican is published Wednesday and Saturday mornings.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Stay connected to us wherever you are! With bcralerts, get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device or by e-mail.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
Keep up with what's going on in your community by reading the bcrbriefs. This easy to read synopsis of today's news will be emailed directly to you Tuesday through Saturday at no charge. Sign up today!

Shaw Media Local News Network accounts and subscriptions

A Shaw Media Local News Network subscription is your all-access pass to all of Shaw Media’s comprehensive Northern Illinois news and sports coverage.

Current subscribers to any Shaw Media Local News Network publication (listed below) receive cross-publication access for FREE with qualifying subscriptions.

Publications included with unlimited digital access:

How to log in

If you have an active digital account, simply log in to any of the above sites and you'll enjoy complimentary access.
Please note: you will have to log in to each website independently.

Print Subscribers- You must first activate your digital account if you haven't done so already by visiting your publication's website and clicking "Log In"


Activate Your Digital Account
and selecting the "Activate" button and following the steps to activate your account.

Activate Your Digital Account

Need help?

For help or more information call 866-979-1053 or email SMISupport@ShawMedia.com.

*Only subscriptions with SMI-level access