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1 Accidents (Rock County) Three workers injured when part of wall collapses into scaffolding: wind likely behind construction accident at Harmony Elementary School (4243 E. Rotamer Rd.) (J.P. Cullen & Sons) (Jim Hanus) (Jeff Granberg) (Bill Walter) 01 Apr 2005, 3A
2 Diseases Stroke sign: Milton man saved by son's observation (Don Vruwink) (Craig Vruwink) 01 Apr 2005, 1C
3 Veterans 'I always had this call to serve': U.S. Rep. Ryan's chief of staff set for tour of duty overseas (Andrew Speth) (Paul Ryan) 01 Apr 2005, 1B
4 Milton (WI) - People Heeding the signs: son's observations, wife's persistence save Milton coach from a major stroke (photo) Don Vruwink, a Milton High School teacher and coach, is recovering from a stroke thanks to the alert observational powers of his son, Craig, 12, and the persistence of his wife, Beth... 01 Apr 2005, 1A
5 Artists (Rock County) What a colorful world: after a trip to Tuscany, Janesville artist takes a break from his traditional black-and-white habit (Harold Rotzoll) 01 Apr 2004, kicks, p.3
6 Politics and Government (Janesville) Readers debate Janesville's referendums (editorial) 01 Apr 2004, 7A
7 Politics and Government (Janesville) Council-Manager...A system that works: Community leaders from across Janesville urge you to vote no on April 6 (KEEP advertisement) 01 Apr 2004, 6B
8 Elections (Janesville) Choice is clear for school board (editorial) 01 Apr 2004, 6A
9 Parker, George S., Senior High School Parker students attend governor's conference: 'It was a great experience,' one says of the opportunity (2004 Beloit-Janesville Finance and Investment Challenge Bowl) (Joe Dillon) (Lance Muzzillo) (Chad Forster) 01 Apr 2004, 1B
10 Orfordville (WI) Show choir is facing the music (photo) Something to sing about: show choir in national contest (Gary Hoff)(Deb Fox) 01 Apr 2004, 1A

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