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1 Crime and criminals (Rock County) Competency exam ordered in assault (photo of Christopher E. Brooks, Jr.) 29 Jul 2017, 3A
2 Rock County 4-H Fair Jonah (at the fair) asks, 'What's best about the Rock County 4-H Fair?' 29 Jul 2017, 3A
3 Rock County 4-H Fair Chance and Shaq at the fair: For this 11-year-old, the Rock County 4-H Fair is about showing cattle (photo of Chance Austin, Michelle Austin) 29 Jul 2017, 7A
4 Crime and criminals (Rock County) Man suspected of fourth-offense OWI (Abbotsford man Glen E. Koehler)(90/39 near Newville) 29 Jul 2017, 8A
5 Electricity Alliant says bad underground cable caused power outage (Fourth Ward and Look West neighborhoods) 29 Jul 2017, 9A
6 Golf courses Morrison takes early lead: Two-time defending champ Van Galder sits four shots back (photo of Andrew Morrison)(Janesville Country Club, Janesville Men's City Golf Tournament) 29 Jul 2017, 1B
7 Rock River Monterey Dam Removal and Area Restoration Update includes information about dam removal in the City of Janesville public newsletter PARK PLACE NEWS June 2017
8 Rock River Monterey Dam Abandonment/Removal Permit and Plan Approval, City of Janesville, Rock River, Rock County. Includes cover letter to Mike Payne, Project Engineer, City of Janesville, and a copy of the permit and plan approval from the DNR. 31 Oct 2017 LETTER TO CITY FROM DNR PLUS COPY OF PERMIT AND PLAN APPROVAL
9 Drug abuse 'They would be there' Local volunteers use their skills to help recovering heroin addicts (photo of Mike Kelly, Eric, Officer Chad Woodman, Sue Schumacher) 30 Jul 2017, 1A
10 Ice Age Trail Twosome set to finish hiking 1,200-mile trail (photo of Michael Thayer, Jr., wife Dawn)(Next month, the Portage County couple will finish hiking Wisconsin's 1,200-mile Ice Age Trail)(map)(includes Ice Age Trail Facts) 30 Jul 2017, 1A

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