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What is the Toyota Highlander called in Australia?

The Toyota Highlander is the brand’s midsize crossover SUV and is loaded with intuitive features that enhance each drive and have ever since the vehicle hit the market back in the 2001 model year. The Highlander doesn’t share the same name across all markets, though. In Australia, the trademark for the name is owned by another automaker. Are you wondering how the Toyota Highlander is referred to by our friends Down Under? Continue reading below to learn from the Toyota experts at Hesser Toyota in Janesville, WI!

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Where can I play basketball outside in Rock County, WI?

9 Public Basketball Courts in Janesville, WI

Basketball is a common pastime here in Wisconsin. It’s a good way to work out, stay competitive and spend time outside while being active. In Janesville, we have numerous parks that are equipped with basketball courts. Are you looking for a place to play a game of pick-up ball, one-on-one, HORSE or a family game of hoops near Janesville, WI? Continue reading below to learn about nine public, outdoor basketball courts in Janesville and Rock County, WI!

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Halloween Snacks the Whole Family Will Enjoy

15 Snacks & Meals to Make While Celebrating Halloween 2020

There is no doubt that 2020 has been a year of firsts. The pandemic has altered life as we know it—it has changed plans, closed businesses, taken jobs and had very serious implications. Saying life is stressful right now is an understatement for many of us, which makes it so important to take time to have fun. Now that it is officially #SpookySeason, consider setting aside a few hours from your busy schedule to make some Halloween snacks with your family. Check out 15 fun Halloween snacks that the kids will love to help prepare and devour below!

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Check out a few of Wisconsin’s waterfalls!

4 Must-See Waterfalls in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is filled with natural beauty and features a variety different natural attractions that draw people from all over. When thinking of all that Wisconsin has to offer, the chances are that waterfalls are not the first thing to come to mind, but there are several spread throughout the state. If you are interested in learning about a few of the waterfalls that Wisconsin has to offer, continue reading below!

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Fun Activities for Independence Day at Home

Family-Friendly Ways to Celebrate 4th of July at Home

With confirmed COVID-19 cases increasing every day, it is important to make an effort to social distance and avoid crowds, even when it comes to celebrating Independence Day. While celebrating the Fourth of July typically involves gathering with friends and family to watch fireworks, attend parades or head to the lake, this year many families will find themselves safely celebrating at home. So, if you are planning on staying home for your Independence Day celebration, check out a few family-friendly activities below!

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How Many Toyota Nightshade Edition Models are There?

2020 Toyota Nightshade Edition Models

Whenever we get something new, we like to customize it to fit our personal style. We get colorful cases for our phones, change out the shoelaces in our tennis shoes, and paint our bedroom walls. Besides the list of color options, some manufacturers provide appearance packages for their vehicles. One appearance package is the Nightshade Edition from Toyota. There are only a select few models who have this appearance package option. Keep reading for the list of the 2020 Toyota Nightshade Edition models. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Irish Pubs and Restaurants to Visit on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up fast and it’s time to start planning your festivities. Living in Wisconsin, many of us enjoy a good beer so what better way to celebrate than by visiting an Irish pub or restaurant. Each of these places offers a variety of beers and traditional Irish dishes. Keep reading for our top picks for Irish pubs and restaurants to visit on St. Patrick’s Day. Read the rest of this entry >>

Football statium with lights on and text box reading Places to Watch the Packer Game in Janesville, WI

Places to Watch the Packer Game in Janesville, WI

Sports Bars and Pubs in Janesville, WI

This NFL season, the Green Bay Packers have pulled off a winning record under the instruction of rookie coach, Matt La Fleur. As the regular season has closed, anticipation for the playoffs builds. Since the Packers have clinched the NFC North with a 13-3 record, they will play the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau on Jan. 12, 2020 at 5:40 p.m. Read the rest of this entry >>

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2019 Trick-or-Treat Times in Janesville, WI

As we reach the midpoint of October, many parents and children start thinking more and more about the end of the month as Halloween is quickly approaching. With probably more children than adults looking forward to the special day when they get to dress up and scour the neighborhood in search of candy and treats. Halloween is one of the most fun holidays of the year and even if you don’t participate in dressing up in a costume or go door-to-door trick-or-treating, it is still fun. Be prepared this year and know when to expect all the trick-or-treaters. Here are the 2019 Trick-or-Treat times in Janesville, WI. Be safe, have fun and try not to eat too much candy.  Read the rest of this entry >>