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1 Businesses (Janesville) Local firm gets road work (Rock Road of Wisconsin, Inc. gets contract to resurance 11 miles of highways in the Evansville area) 01 Apr 1985
2 Electricity Assistance with utility bills offered [by Wisconsin Power and Light] 01 Apr 1985
3 Parker Pen Parker Pen Co.: investment called good; firm not for sale (photo of Jotter and Vector desksets and the Premier Roller Ball in a desk case) 01 Apr 1985
4 Senior Center Drive begun to raise $114,000 for Senior Center (photo of the members of the Senior Center Fund-Raising Committee: Patricia Klatt, Nancy Stabb, Thomas Severino, Lowell Trewartha, D. Bruce Kerr, Phil Salamone, Leo Anderson, Fred Holt, Pat Dawson, Lois Hough, Thomas Heuerman, Ann L. Markulis, Philip Galassie Jr., Dr. J. Richard Schroder, Harriet Christopherson, and Berneva Hebb) 01 Apr 1982, p. 2
5 Janesville Public Library Library features series on writing (photo of Lloyd Hornbostel) 01 Apr 1982
6 Businesses (Janesville) Many seeking work at [Northern Conveyor] plant hit by strike 01 Apr 1982
7 Parker Pen Parker Pen to raze 'bargain" building [its old clubhouse at Court St. and Parker Dr.] 01 Apr 1981
8 Agriculture Fertilizer more expensive, but at least it's available this year (photo of anhydrous ammonia tanks associated with the Green-Rock FS Cooperative) 01 Apr 1980, p. 30
9 Janesville Public Library Public library adds large-print books 01 Apr 1980
10 Janesville Public Library Arrowhead Library System to present program series 01 Apr 1980

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