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View Record Folder Headline/Keyword Date URL
1 Crime and criminals (Rock County) Evansville High School goes into lockdown; former student detained (Katelyn Nicole Frame) 20 Oct 2017, 6A
2 American Red Cross (Rock County Chapter) Blood drive scheduled Oct. 30-31 (Faith Lutheran Church) 20 Oct 2017, 6A
3 Downtown Janesville A new look: Officials, residents gather for Town Square ribbon cutting (between Milwaukee, Court, River and Water streets)(photo of City Manager Mark Freitag) 21 Oct 2017, 1A
4 Schools - Safety in School official: Security procedures followed in lockdown: Administrator says staff rarely deny access to school (Evansville High School)(former student Katelyn Frame)(Janesville School District) 21 Oct 2017, 1A
5 Economic conditions (Rock County) I can save how much? Couponing can garner significant savings - without having to go to extremes (photo of Sharon Wisen)(Compass II: Rock County 2017 Consumer Guide) 22 Oct 2017, Special section, p.16-17
6 Economic conditions (Rock County) How can I find a bargain? Seasoned thrift shopper shares her strategies (photo of Jeanne Bartel) (Compass II: Rock County 2017 Consumer Guide) 22 Oct 2017, Special section, p.18
7 Banks and banking Blackhawk Bank (includes history)(Compass II: Rock County 2017 Consumer Guide)(advertisement) 22 Oct 2017, Special section, p.20
8 Businesses (Janesville) Boucher taking on one ding at a time (advertisement)(Compass II: Rock County 2017 Consumer Guide) 22 Oct 2017, Special section, p.21
9 Businesses (Janesville) Rhyme (includes history)(advertisement)(Compass II: Rock County 2017 Consumer Guide) 22 Oct 2017, Special section, p.24
10 Banks and banking Premier Bank [formerly Commercial Bank] (advertisement)(Compass II: Rock County 2017 Consumer Guide) 22 Oct 2017, Special section, p.25

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