the Janesville Room




Local History Database Search Results
Search Results

View Record Folder Headline/Keyword Date URL
1 Ryan, Paul Zerban: polling suggess race with Ryan in reach: Democrat has enjoyed fundraising success (photo of Rob Zerban) 11 Oct 2012, 2A
2 City council (Janesville) Zeroing in on the budet: council making cuts in effort to keep tax rate from rising (photo of Russ Steeber) 30 Oct 2008, 1A
3 Beloit (WI) Zimbabwe native 'willing to do anything': Beloit woman wants to help people in her ravaged homeland (photo) Beke Isabell sits with some of the half-dozen suitcases she's packed for her trip to Zimbabwe... (map) 17 Jul 2005, 1B
4 Golf courses Zimmerman captures junior city golf title (photo of Jacob Naber)(Matt Zimmerman)(Junior City Championship, Riverside Golf Course) 19 Jul 2017, 2B
5 Businesses (Janesville) Zirbel Precision [Engineering Ltd.] plans to expand (located at 14 N. Parker Dr.) 30 Dec 1969
6 Businesses (Janesville) Zirbel Pricision [Engineering Ltd.] is very precise (photo of Reinheart and Mary Zirbel) 11 Mar 1985
7 Schools - Students Zombie love story: Parker students unearth the undead for last big show of the school year (photo of Jordan Peyer, Emilty Wagener, Tucker Topel)(includes list of cast and crew) 13 Feb 2014, kicks, 1C
8 Internet Zombie show takes on a life of its own: Stateline-based YouTube sitcom gains growing following (photo of Wyatt Elliott, Butch Patrick (who played Eddie Munster on "The Munsters") Kris Williamson, Eric Reed, Aaron Burleson, Derel L. Cook, Valerie Meachum, Jenifer Lenius, Tori Clark)("The Deadersons", now in its second season)(The series has been filmed in several locations in northern Illinois, Rockford, Beloit, Roscoe, Freeport and Belvidere.) JANESVILLE MESSENGER, 27 Nov 2016, p.6
9 Drug abuse Zombie weed: Don't let the name fool you, police say, this is serious (K2, which contains herbs and spices sprayed with a synthetic compound chemically similar to THC, the psychoactive chemical in marijuana)(synthetic marijuana) 29 Jan 2017, 1A
10 Housing (Janesville) Zoning board delays decision on solar panel (Sharon and Philip Schuman, 1036 Sentinel Dr.) 28 Jan 2009, 11A

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.?

For additional help, contact Hedberg Public Library's Reference Department
at 608-758-6600 or


return to Local History Database


WiFi Zone
© Hedberg Public Library. All rights reserved.
316 South Main Street Janesville, WI 53545 | (608) 758-6600