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This was not the way John Boyle anticipated spending his retirement. It’s not the way Haley Boyle thought she’d spend her early-30s. And it’s certainly not the way Mary Boyle’s golden years were supposed to be. But Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t care about your... + continue reading
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Cherie Hellenbrand is the ultimate competitor. Middleton’s girls softball coach wants to beat you, whether its checkers, tiddlywinks or the sport she coaches. The Cardinals almost gave Hellenbrand a perfect week. But despite winning two of three games, Hellenbrand was quite pleased. That... + continue reading
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Middleton’s boys golfers are expecting big things this season. And after an impressive opening week, the Cardinals’ optimism certainly seems warranted. Middleton shot a sensational 299 and won a Big Eight Conference triangular at Beloit Memorial last Wednesday. The Cardinals then won... + continue reading
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Understandably, Tom Schmitt was an extremely happy camper Thursday evening. Middleton’s manager had just watched his team dismantle Beloit Memorial, 7-2. The win lifted the Cardinals to a perfect 3-0 on the young season. But it was more than Middleton’s unblemished mark that had... + continue reading
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There will be no bold proclamations. No forecasts of greatness or predictions of success. That’s not how Tom Cabalka operates. But Middleton’s boys golf coach will most certainly bring a quiet confidence into the season — one that begins Friday at the Wisconsin Dells Invite.... + continue reading

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Government

Friday, 21/03/14
The Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin, Inc. on Wednesday obtained a temporary restraining order in Dane County Circuit Court barring the City of Middleton from proceeding with the construction of its new Public Works Facility and Outbuildings to be located at 4330 Parmenter Street in... + continue reading
Thursday, 27/02/14
Imagine a long-slumbering mine, located on the edge of a residential neighborhood or nature conservancy, roaring to life one day without any review or recourse for those affected by the operation’s noise, dust and traffic. That could happen in dozens of sites across Dane County, according to... + continue reading
Wednesday, 12/02/14
The City of Middleton will require developer Erdman Holdings, Inc. to hire a third party consultant to weigh in on the use of septic tank systems in the proposed Pleasant View Ridge subdivision.  The consultant’s report would influence the city council on whether or not to approve the... + continue reading

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This was not the way John Boyle anticipated spending his retirement. It’s not the way Haley Boyle thought she’d spend her early-30s. And it’s certainly not the way Mary Boyle... + continue reading

Schools

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Wednesday, 05/02/14
Because of weather cancellations on Monday and Tuesday of last week, teacher Andrew Harris did not actually start his new job teaching science at Kromrey Middle School until Wednesday morning. That... + continue reading

In Business

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Thursday, 13/03/14
Terrence Wall has a well-known reputation as a fierce competitor and an ambitious capitalist. But sitting in his modest office in downtown Middleton, speaking with earnest enthusiasm in a soft-spoken... + continue reading

Obituaries

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Wednesday, 06/11/13
Edward Heinrich Hoch passed away Sunday October 27, 2013.  Edward was born in Kirkwood, Missouri on July 6, 1921 to Edward J. & Ida (Weiss) Hoch. While Ed was still a boy, his family moved... + continue reading
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Wednesday, 04/09/13
Raphael J. “Bud” Nonn, 81, of Lower Burrell, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, surrounded by his family. He was born in Madison, Wis., Sept.... + continue reading

The Geiger Counter

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Thursday, 06/03/14
I used to trade English words for Chinese food. It was a good deal, even though they didn’t understand all my words, and I couldn’t identify most of what I ate. It was also preferable to... + continue reading
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Thursday, 27/02/14
When you work at a book store, in a shopping mall in New Jersey, there is only one productive way to pass the time. You flip through the inventory, searching for characters with interesting jobs.... + continue reading

In Brief

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Tuesday, 12/11/13
A local man who hoped to avoid having his name listed in this newspaper’s court report, which usually runs near the back of the newspaper, has found his way onto the front page after being... + continue reading
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Wednesday, 06/11/13
From the desk of Pamela Westby, director of the Middleton Public Library: Preprinted income tax forms will no longer be available at Middleton Public Library in 2014. The late release of printed... + continue reading

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