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View Record Folder Headline/Keyword Date URL
1 Accidents (Janesville) Two local men rescued after boat capsizes on Rock River (Jeff Vinz, David Cousins) 15 May 2011, 11A
2 Accidents (Janesville) Police: man found in parking lot died of natural causes (Osvaldo L. Fernandez) 26 May 2011, 10A
3 Accidents (Janesville) Officials: object in lake could be Janesville man (photo of Ty D. Sitter) 14 Jun 2011, 2A
4 Accidents (Janesville) Search for missing man resumes in Minnesota: authorities believe body in lake is that of Janesville's Ty Sitter (photo) 16 Jun 2011, 3A
5 Accidents (Janesville) Authorities recover body of Janesville man (photo of Ty D. Sitter) 18 Jun 2011, 2A
6 Accidents (Janesville) Janesville man missing in Minnesota (Ty D. Sitter) 12 Jun 2011, 10A
7 Accidents (Janesville) Police: injured pedestrians were in the wrong 09 Jul 2011, 10A
8 Accidents (Janesville) Boy hospitalized after crash (Andrew G. Kirkpatrick) 09 Sep 2011, 3A
9 Accidents (Janesville) Truck vs. truck crash injures man 24 Sep 2011, 10A
10 Accidents (Janesville) Motorcyclist in critical condition (Cheryl A. Wright) 09 Oct 2011, 12A

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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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