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Do you have the News-Gazette delivered to your home or business? If so, it only takes a couple of minutes to activate your FREE all-access membership to News-Gazette.com. Existing print subscribers simply need to create a user account, and give us the necessary information to verify your print subscription. Once completed, you'll have instant, unlimited access to all the news and information available on News-Gazette.com

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Don't have a print subscription? You have choices.

New subscribers have four packages from which to choose. Any of the packages can be purchased online with the use of a credit or debit card. Online subscribers will gain instant access to news, announcements, articles, blogs, multimedia and much more!

NG VIP Member


  • 7 day home delivery
  • All access to News-Gazette.com
  • eEdition access
  • Illini HQ access
The VIP member package offers you the very best in daily news, features, and sports coverage. Get your news any way you want, delivered to your door and on any device. This package comes with 7-day home delivery of our award winning newspaper, unlimited online access, including Illini HQ and the eEdition, and VIP Member Events and rewards.
$17.78/month



Print Plus


  • 4 day home delivery
  • All access to News-Gazette.com
  • eEdition access
  • Illini HQ access
Our Print Plus package offers the very best of our digital packages, including premium content on News-Gazette.com, access to the eEdition, and Illini HQ. In addition, Print Plus subscribers will have their morning paper delivered to their door Thursday through Sunday every week.
$14.33/month



Digital Only


  • All access to News-Gazette.com
  • eEdition access
  • Illini HQ access
Our Digital Only packages offers readers real news on any device. There's no app to download, only your favorite web browser and your News-Gazette member login. Gain access to almost every article we publish in our print newspaper and much more each and every day. Log into your account from your iPad, iPhone, Android device, desktop computer, or even your Kindle Fire. Digital subscribers will also enjoy complimentary access to our eEdition daily paper.
$7.99/month



Illini HQ Only


  • Illini HQ access
Do you crave award-winning sports reporting on your favorite Big Ten school? The Illini HQ package offers readers the very best in sports reporting, including award-winning coverage from long-time community voices. Read opinion articles, interviews, player analysis, and game breakdowns of your favorite Illini teams.
$3.99/month



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