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1 Schools - Students Youth art contest seeking entries (Society's Assets)("Ability...Not Disability") 31 Oct 2016, 8A
2 Dean Health Care System A new name. Same great care. (advertisement)(We're changing health care for you. St. Mary's Hospital-Janesville and Dean Clinic--the names you've always counted on for exceptional care--are now part of SSM Health. Since 1912, when the Franciscan Sisters of Mary asked Dr. Joseph Dean to perform St. Mary's first surgery, we've worked together to create a healthier Wisconsin.) 23 Oct 2016, 6A
3 Businesses (Janesville) Pack Your Bags and Go With Van Galder Tour and Travel (advertisement) 27 Nov 2016, 10A
4 Aged (Rock County) 60 plus expo (Holiday Inn Express Janesville Conference Center)(advertisement) 27 Mar 2017, 3A
5 Feingold, Russell Judith Platt, Sen. Russell Feingold win 2013 FTRF Roll of Honor Awards (photo) 18 Jun 2013
6 Choral Union The Glorious Music of Johann Sebastian Bach (December 3, December 4)(Cargill United Methodist Church) 25 Nov 2016, 9A
7 Janesville (WI) City of Janesville to debut redesigned websites next week (
8 Ryan, Paul I'm gonna regret this...(political cartoon) 03 Jun 2016
9 Environmental issues EPA begins review of Wheeler Pit Landfill Superfund Site (LaPrairie Township, Wisconsin)(Wheeler Pit was deleted from the Superfund list in 2004.)(More information is available at the Hedberg Public Library, 316 S. Main St., Janesville and at 20 Apr 2017, 2A
10 Industries (Janesville) A short-lived Townsend Tractor Company by Sam Moore. A Townsend 30-60 Oil Tractor at Rollag, Minnesota, in 2006. The 2-cylinder, horizontal engine can be seen on top of the large steam boiler-like round radiator (photo of tractor) includes company history. FARM COLLECTOR website article Sept 2013 includes separate photo of a tractor on a rail car sent to HPL by email patron

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