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View Record Folder Headline/Keyword Date URL
1 Accidents (Rock County) Name of fatal crash victim released (Juan Angel Rubio of Beloit) 24 Apr 2012, 9A
2 Accidents (Rock County) Police investigating child's fall from roof (Edgerton) 08 May 2012, 8A
3 Accidents (Rock County) Woman killed in Highway 51 rollover 14 Jun 2012, 10A
4 Accidents (Rock County) Beware the deer of June: rise in activity proves dangerous for motorists (photo of Thomas Reigle)(graph Car-deer crashes 2010) 15 Jun 2012, 1A
5 Accidents (Rock County) Woman cited after hitting boy on bicycle with car, police say (Danielle McCabe) 16 Jun 2012, 10A
6 Accidents (Rock County) Orfordville man cited in June 22 crash (Milton M. Landis, Beloit Fire Chief Dennis D. Ahrens) 03 Jul 2012, 8A
7 Accidents (Rock County) Janesville woman identified as crash victim (Heather L. Pfeiffer) 31 Jul 2012, 2A
8 Accidents (Rock County) Crash victim had taken friend's van (Heather L. Pfeiffer) 03 Aug 2012, 8A
9 Accidents (Rock County) Five injured Sunday in I-90/39 crash [near Edgerton] 28 Aug 2012, 2A
10 Accidents (Rock County) Man dies in one-vehicle crash (John Wegner Jr. from Sharon) 09 Sep 2012, 10A

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Headline/Keyword - This field includes the newspaper headline or a description of the information that can be found about your topic.?

Date/Source - This field tells you the date of the Janesville Gazette article in which this article appeared (stand-alone dates refer to Janesville Gazette articles), or the books in which the information or photo can be found.

Search Tips

  • Start with the Headlines or Keyword field first.? Then try the Subject Heading field.?For the most thorough search, try separate searches in each field using a keyword. (For example, try "fire" in the Subject Heading field, examine the results, then do another search on "fire"? in the Headlines Field.)??
  • Using fewer words will produce more hits. Try to use the most unique word.
  • Try to use these certain words for better access in the Headlines Field:
    --To find statistics ?or maps, type in "graph" or "map."?
    --To find a chronology of something, type in "timeline"??
    --To find a photo or other illustration, type in "photo"?
  • The Date or Source field shows where a particular item is located in Hedberg Public Library. Date format in this field is dd/mmm/yyyy.*
    *If you find only a date in this field (for example, 08 Sep 2006, 1B), it's a reference to an article in the Janesville Gazette for that date.?
  • Abbreviations used in the Headlines field are: St., Ave., E., W., N., S., Co.
    We use these abbreviations consistently.? If you are searching for info on 303 E. Court St., be sure to use the abbreviations; otherwise, you will not find it.?

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