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Yesterday | The Janesville Gazette

Loren F. Gilbertson, Janesville, WI

Loren F. Gilbertson, age 76, a lifelong Janesville resident, passed away early Friday morning, August 29, 2014 at his home.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI, Beloit, WI, Union Grove, WI, Elkhorn, WI

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Marie Anna

Marie Anna Gestrich commenced her inseparable union with her beloved husband and her God on August 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Stitzer, WI, Clinton, WI, Orfordville, WI, Home Gardening, Home, Footville, WI

The Janesville Gazette

Vira Lavinia Palombi, Orfordville

She was born April 23, 1918 in Beloit, the daughter of Walter and Lavinia Gornet.

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Related Topix: Orfordville, WI, Beloit, WI, Medicine, Nursing, Juda, WI

The Janesville Gazette

2014 Walworth County Fairest of the Fair to be selected Sunday

The winner of the 2014 Walworth County Fairest of the Fair contest will be crowned at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Park Stage.

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Related Topix: Walworth County, WI, Elkhorn, WI, Carthage College, Fontana, WI, Sharon, WI

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Janesville police investigate car thefts

The vehicle, a maroon 1997 Saturn SL1 with a license plate of 194VYY, was taken from the 1100 block of Tyler Street.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Baker joins Rock County Extension team

Baker grew up on a dairy and crop farm outside of Darien before obtaining a bachelor's degree in agriculture education and a master's in adult education with an agriculture emphasis.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

The Janesville Gazette

Fifth drunken driving suspected

Michael S. Terrill was being held at the Rock County Jail after being arrested on a charge of fifth-offense drunken driving Thursday morning.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WKOW-TV

Beloit man charged in father's murder

Prosecutors filed a homicide charge against the Beloit man authorities say admitted to killing his father.

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Related Topix: Beloit, WI

The Janesville Gazette

Veronica Alice Burns, Edgerton, WI

Veronica Alice Burns, 96, of Edgerton, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at her home. Veronica was born Oct. 30, 1917, in the Rock County Town of Leyden, to William C. and Alice Ford.

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Related Topix: Edgerton, WI, Theresa, WI, Janesville, WI, Stoughton, WI

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KSTP

Family of 2 Sisters Killed in Wis. Mourn, Remember Them

A family is overwhelmed by the outpouring of support after losing two relatives in a fatal shooting at a home near Madison, Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Dane County, WI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Rains bring high water to Janesville

The Rock County 911 center reports several roads were closed or in danger of being closed because of flooding this morning.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI

WKOW-TV

Strong storms move across south central Wisconsin

Strong storms are moving across south central Wisconsin. The thunderstorms are currently over Monona, Stoughton and Oregon and moving into northern Rock County and moving east at about 40 miles per hour and producing torrential rains and lots of lightning.

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Related Topix: Monona, WI, Stoughton, WI, Oregon, WI, Weather

The Janesville Gazette

Beloit police investigating homicide

According to Beloit Police Capt. William Tyler, a 58-year-old man is dead and a 30-year-old man is in custody.

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Related Topix: Beloit, WI

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Shooting reported Sunday in Janesville

Police officials have told a Gazette reporter that a reported shooting and standoff on East Racine Street in Janesville may have been a hoax.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Austin Scieszinski won't request recount in close 15th State Senate District primary

Austin Scieszinski announced Friday he would not seek a recount in the Democratic primary election for the 15th State Senate District.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CSI Media

Who is John Clinton Doe? Investigation heats up

The man known as John Clinton Doe had a real name -- but no one knows what it is.

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Related Topix: Clinton, WI

WKOW-TV

American Ebola doctor to be released from hospital Thursday

An American doctor who contracted Ebola will be released from the hospital Thursday, according to a spokesperson for Samaritan's Purse.

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Related Topix: Trempealeau County, WI, Beloit, WI

WKOW-TV

Janesville man arrested for 6th OWI

Authorities in Janesville arrested a man for his 6th OWI on Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Rock County Beef Producers cookout Thursday

The cost is for $15 for a 12-ounce rib-eye steak, $12 for a 6-ounce rib-eye and $6 for an all-beef hot dog.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Janesville, WI, Potatoes, Vegetables

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Channel3000

Rock County looks to Dane County for medical examiner

Rock County may soon be looking to Dane County for medical examiner services, after the current county coroner's elected term is finished the first of next year.

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Related Topix: Dane County, WI, Janesville, WI

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