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View Record Folder Headline/Keyword Date URL
1 Accidents (Janesville) Janesville woman dies in car accident (Dorothy M. Silverthorn) 06 Jun 2010, 10A
2 Accidents (Janesville) Teen rescued from Kiwanis Pond (photo) 24 Jul 2010, 10A
3 Accidents (Janesville) Missing Janesville man found dead Wednesday: cold exposure likely cause of death: police (photo of Larry A. Krueger) 10 Dec 2010, 2A
4 Accidents (Janesville) Local man [Fred Freese] burns to death [when WP&L transformer explodes as he's working on it] 22 Jul 1968
5 Accidents (Janesville) Bulldozer ruptures Racine St. gas line [owned by Wisconsin Power and Light Company] 24 Aug 1968
6 Accidents (Janesville) Condition of driver in fatal crash improves (Margaret Worden)(Jeffery S. Bauer, Omar Tavizon-Ramos) 26 Apr 2011, 3A
7 Accidents (Janesville) One dead, three injured in Sunday morning crash: alcohol allegedly a factor (Jeffery S. Bauer, Gilberto Vargas-Cano, Omar Tavizon-Ramos) 25 Apr 2011, 3A
8 Accidents (Janesville) Woman injured in Easter crash dies: woman's grandson died day of accident (Margaret Worden)(Jeffery S. Bauer, Omar Tavizon-Ramos, Gilberto Vargas-Cano) 08 May 2011, 10A
9 Accidents (Janesville) Janesville man dies in motorcycle crash (Dennis L. Haldemann) 14 May 2011, 10A
10 Accidents (Janesville) Janesville man dies in motorcycle crash (Dennis L. Haldemann) 14 May 2011, 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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