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View Record Folder Headline/Keyword Date URL
1 Accidents (Janesville) Propane accident scares city 20 Mar 1999
2 Accidents (Janesville) Businesses totaling losses in evacuation 21 Mar 1999
3 Accidents (Janesville) Crash injures baby 29 May 2001
4 Accidents (Janesville) Crash injures builder: Joe Thomas 'critical' at UW 02 Jun 2001, 1A
5 Accidents (Janesville) A slow, difficult journey: accident victim's wife hopeful for his recovery (Joe Thomas, accident victim) 09 Jun 2001, 1A
6 Accidents (Janesville) Her focus is on future (Michelle Ebeling) 07 Feb 1991, p1
7 Accidents (Janesville) City and county find weaknesses in hazardous materials emergency plans 31 Oct 2001, 1A
8 Accidents (Janesville) 'It sounded like rolling thunder': insurance agent escapes when truck bursts into building 299 Nov 2001, 1A
9 Accidents (Janesville) Children's fund to memorialize builder: family furthers Thomas' love for kids(Joe Thomas, accident victim) 08 Dec 2001, 1B
10 Accidents (Janesville) Teaching was her lifelong dream (Pam Gensler) 18 May 2002, 1A

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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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