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1 Parker, George S., Senior High School Then and Now: Athletics, dress code, locker contents: Rules for students looked different 50 years ago (Parker 50: Turn Back Time: A Look Back at the Genesis of a New High School in Janesville Five Decades Ago) 11 Feb 2018, Special section, p.19
2 Businesses (Janesville) A tradition adapts: Toyland kicks off holiday shopping season for a 60th time (photos of Blain's Farm & Fleet; Linda Monaghan, Stacey Starks) 22 Oct 2017, 1A
3 Janesville History (Visitors) Team seeks paranormal answers year-round: Couple have spent almost two decades trying to explain the unexplainable (photos of Jennifer Lauer, David Schumacher, formerly known as the Southern Wisconsin Paranormal Research Group), (includes: If You Go, "Life after Death: Evidence of the Beyond and Back", Paranormal Research Group, Ramada Inn) 22 Oct 2017, 1A
4 Rock County Humane Society City, humane society at impasse over cost of animal control (photos of Police Chief David Moore, Executive Director Brett Frazier), (Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin, includes graph) 22 Oct 2017, 2A
5 Janesville (WI) 'More alike than different': In trips dating to 2000, Evansville students bond with Embera people in Panama (Evansville High School, If You Go: Save the Rainforest) 22 Oct 2017, 3A
6 Crime and criminals (Rock County) Janesville man cited in another fatal crash (photo of Nathan L. Leopold, Town of Spring Grove, Highway 11 near Highway 81) 22 Oct 2017, 3A
7 Businesses (Janesville) Denny Knopes is retiring (after 57 years with his family business, J&W Transfer and Storage, family business moving furniture, office fixtures and machinery) 22 Oct 2017, 4A
8 Orfordville (WI) (advertisement) Norwegian Dinner (Orfordville Lutheran Church, 210 N. Main St.) 22 Oct 2017, 6A
9 Schools-Students (editorial) Pophal doesn't need to make promises (Superintendent Steve Pophal) 22 Oct 2017, 8A
10 Crime and criminals (Rock County) Man suspected of driving drunk with child in car (photo of Matthew C. Swanson, Evansville, Town of Union) 22 Oct 2017, 10A

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