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View Record Folder Headline/Keyword Date URL
1 Economic conditions (Rock County) Rock County economic dashboard (graph) 30 Jul 2017, 2A
2 Indianford Dam Rock-Koshkonong District rejects proposed tax increase: $20-per-parcel increase defeated (photo of Indianford Dam) 30 Jul 2017, 2A
3 Churches (Janesville) Cargill to host [vacation] Bible school session ("Hero Central") 30 Jul 2017, 2A
4 Beloit (WI) Bank collecting donated school supplies (First National Bank and Trust) 30 Jul 2017, 3A
5 Parker, George S., Senior High School Parker class of 1982 to reunite Aug. 5 30 Jul 2017, 3A
6 Alcohol Buying alcohol shouldn't be this convenient (editorial)(Milton City Council)(Casey's General Store, Milton Travel Mart, Kwik Trip) 30 Jul 2017, 8A
7 Hedberg Public Library Did you know? Each week, visitors at HPL check out around 17,250 books, CDs and DVDs. And that doesn't include more than 1,150 digital downloads! (Transform Your Library) 30 Jul 2017, 9A
8 Rock County 4-H Fair Goats, their owners, take to the ring (photo of Melody Baxter, Drew Langer) 30 Jul 2017, 10A
9 Fires (Rock County) Body [found] during Beloit fire investigation (2540 Shopiere Rd.) 30 Jul 2017, 10A
10 Rock County 4-H Fair Grand champion dairy cow (photo of Nicole Broege, [cow] Rachel)(LaPrairie 4-H) 30 Jul 2017, 10A

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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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