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city (1990 pop. 52,133), seat of Rock co., S central Wis., on the Rock River; inc. 1853. It is an industrial and commercial center in a grain, dairy farm, and tobacco area. Manufactures include agricultural and transportation equipment, machinery, metal and plastic products, and feeds. A state school for the blind is located in Janesville. Points of interest include the 26-room Tallman House, where Lincoln spent a weekend in 1859; the Stone House (1842), of Greek Revival style; and the Milton House (1844), which is connected to a log cabin by a tunnel used by runaway slaves as a stop on the Underground RailroadUnderground Railroad,
in U.S. history, loosely organized system for helping fugitive slaves escape to Canada or to areas of safety in free states. It was run by local groups of Northern abolitionists, both white and free blacks.
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4 September 2019 - Michigan, US-based automotive interior products supplier Motus Integrated Technologies has acquired Michigan-based automotive insulation supplier Janesville Fiber Solutions, the company said.
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Pacheco was part of a team from Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 236 out of Janesville. It conducted much of the ceremony.
Thompson at present operates eight radio stations from its offices in Beloit, Freeport, Monroe, and Janesville, Wisc.
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[ClickPress, Tue Mar 26 2019] Foremost Media, Inc., a website design and development company in Janesville, WI, is accepting applications for the Annual Foremost Media Scholarship Award.
Such questions are unlikely to arise again with the latest I-39/90 project, which calls for expanding the interstate from Kennedy Road, in Janesville, north to Knutson Road, in rural Rock County.
In its two tertiary anchor markets, Mercyhealth is the clear market leader in Janesville, WI while the system competes against two sizeable and like-sized providers in Rockford, IL.
Anthony Lukas Book Prize for "Janesville: An American Story." Her book is an intimate portrait of the dwindling middle class, seen through the lens of a small Wisconsin city that had the nation's oldest operating General Motors assembly plant until it shut down in 2008.
-- Dollar General officials were joined earlier this month by local dignitaries, including House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.), at a grand opening ceremony for the retailer's 14th distribution center, in Ryan's hometown of Janesville, Wis.