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Some people in Rock County think ticks—especially deer ticks— that carry Lyme disease are contained in the northern, wooded part of the state, but that's not true, Rick Wietersen, environmental health director for the Rock County Public Health Department.

Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Janesville can do more jumping jacks per minute, and Edgerton library patrons rode a bike to charge their cellphones—all thanks to grants aimed at reducing obesity in Rock County.

"The whole idea of foster care and adoption it is not anything that could be made into a Hallmark movie," Kent said. "You don’t adopt and put a bow on it and everything is happily ever after. Adopting is not the hardest part, it (the hardest part) is moving forward."

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Ben Odden, a 22-year-old Lake Geneva man, was the second of three patients to get a Micra leadless pacemaker implanted at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center in Janesville since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved it in 2016.