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Janesville man witnessed aftermath of Nagasaki bombing
Janesville man witnessed aftermath of Nagasaki bombing
Donald Homan was among seamen aboard the U.S.S. Wichita, the first U.S. force to reach the Japanese city of Nagasaki in September 1945.
Unsung heroes: Beekeeper praises smallest farmworkers
Unsung heroes: Beekeeper praises smallest farmworkers
For a lifetime, Liz Vaenoski of rural Clinton has “lived bees,” as she describes her passion. She refers to her beekeeping as “this wonderful world I live in.”
Growing Elkhorn museum honors Walworth County veterans
Growing Elkhorn museum honors Walworth County veterans
Webster, a 65-year member of the American Legion, was key in getting the fledgling Veterans Museum off the ground in Elkhorn.
Son talks about father's role in liberating Nazi death camp
Larry Kosiek of Lake Geneva takes pride in telling how his father liberated a Nazi death camp at the end of World War II.
Behind barbed wire: Japanese American recalls internment
Behind barbed wire: Japanese American recalls internment
Retired Janesville pediatrician Katsumi Neeno was a teen when the government forced him and his family into a desert internment camp during World War II.
Barlasses honored for lifetime of advancing Jerseys
Barlasses honored for lifetime of advancing Jerseys
The American Jersey Cattle Association recently honored George and Shirley Barlass of rural Janesville for their notable contribution to the Jersey breed.
Best of The Gazette, July 14: Poverty, flying cars and the Klawitter saga
Best of The Gazette, July 14: Poverty, flying cars and the Klawitter saga
Paul Ryan's poverty plan, a fiery crash and a local school controversy are among the topics of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.
Historic aviation event prompts memories of Berlin Airlift
Historic aviation event prompts memories of Berlin Airlift
James Zillmer of Janesville was among U.S. Air Force mechanics who kept the planes running during the lifesaving Berlin Airlift in Germany more than 65 years ago.
Best of The Gazette, July 7: Golfers, restaurants and a new speed limit
Best of The Gazette, July 7: Golfers, restaurants and a new speed limit
A father-son golfing duo, a big week in restaurant news and advice from a state trooper are among the topics of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.
Paws for health: Therapy dogs make rounds at St. Mary's Janesville Hospital
Paws for health: Therapy dogs make rounds at St. Mary's Janesville Hospital
Murphy is one of four therapy dogs at St. Mary's Janesville Hospital. The canine provides comfort and companionship to people who welcome him.

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Vet sees destruction of Nagasaki bomb
Beekeeper praises tiniest farmworkers
Elkhorn museum honors veterans
Public talk looks at Nazi death camp
Man recalls WWII desert internment

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