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View Record Folder Headline/Keyword Date URL
1 Accidents Janesville woman dead after car crash (Highway 14) 23 Sep 2017, 8A
2 Accidents (Janesville) Explosion knocks out power 07 Jun 1999, 1B
3 Accidents (Janesville) Rescuers recover man's body from river 07 Sep 2001
4 Accidents (Janesville) Beloit woman to stand trial in her epileptic son's drowning 30 Jan 2001
5 Accidents (Janesville) Derailment causes closing 10 Apr 2000
6 Accidents (Janesville) Officer rescues boys from river 12 Jul 2001
7 Accidents (Janesville) Boy's mother faces charges (Diane Arias)(Travis Brown)[drowning in Rockport pool on July 23] 10 Aug 2000
8 Accidents (Janesville) Drowned boy's mother calls arrest 'wrong' (Diane Arias)(Travis Brown) 11 Aug 2000
9 Accidents (Janesville) Hearing slated in drowning case (Diane Arias)(Travis Brown) 19 Sep 2000
10 Accidents (Janesville) Last day eventful for crisis director 20 Mar 1999

How to Read an Entry

Subject Heading - This field will tell you the general category this particular information has been put under.

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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