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Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. — C.S. Lewis   This quote from Lewis, the great British novelist, came nearly 100 years ago. It’s certainly applicable today, though, for Middleton’s football team. The Cardinals open up their new... + continue reading
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If it wasn’t for bad luck, it doesn’t appear Middleton’s football team would have any luck whatsoever. The 2017 season hasn’t even arrived, and Middleton has already lost four players expected to play vital roles. During last Friday’s scrimmage with Watertown and... + continue reading
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The names and the faces have changed. Big time. But that’s just business as usual inside Middleton’s girls golf program. What never changes are expectations. And those certainly won’t be altered this fall. The Cardinals have finished in the top-three at the WIAA Division 1... + continue reading
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The high school football season is still more than a week away, and Middleton has already suffered a big loss. No, make that immense. Senior offensive tackle Jarrett Horst, who stands 6-foot-5 and weighs 295 pounds, suffered a Jones fracture in his foot during practice last week. Horst underwent... + continue reading
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The Middleton 29ers have enjoyed a memorable Home Talent League season, to date. Middleton went 14-2 during the regular season. The 29ers won the Northern Section’s Eastern Division. And Middleton was a No. 1 seed in the postseason. But midway through the 29ers’ first round playoff... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 21/06/17
Residents and members of a local chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) appeared before city council to ask that the city once again revisit an ordinance relating to fines for cannabis possession. In an effort initiated by county executive Joe Parisi in 2015... + continue reading
Wednesday, 05/04/17
Two Town of Middleton write-in candidates Tuesday rode a wave of voter indignation over proposed zoning changes on their way to a pair of upset victories. Cynthia Richson, a town plan commission member, defeated incumbent Town Chair Bill Kolar 707 to 651. Richard Oberle defeated incumbent Tim... + continue reading
Wednesday, 05/04/17
One candidate promised a “new vision.” The other pledged to continue the course charted by outgoing mayor Kurt Sonnentag and the majority of the current city council. The voters have spoken, and the new vision has won. District 2 alderman Gurdip Brar defeated District 7 alderman Hans... + continue reading

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Monday, 14/08/17
If it wasn’t for bad luck, it doesn’t appear Middleton’s football team would have any luck whatsoever. The 2017 season hasn’t even arrived, and Middleton has already lost... + continue reading

Schools

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Wednesday, 13/04/16
The Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District has released the following message regarding "Jesus Lunches," a controversial series of gathering that have sparked a debate about evangelism... + continue reading

In Business

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Thursday, 02/07/15
When Hong Gao was growing up in Taigu, a county in China’s Shanxi province, she never ate rice. “I remember noodles, dumplings, pancakes from my mother and grandmother,” she... + continue reading

Obituaries

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Friday, 04/11/16
Middleton - Diane A. Lange, age 63 of Middleton, WI, died on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at her home.  She was born on April 21, 1953 to Oscar P. and Vera H. (Smith) Lange.     She is... + continue reading
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Thursday, 25/02/16
Wendy Lee Rush (Wixson), 48, and James (Jim) Carl Rush, 52, were killed in an automobile accident on Friday, February 19, 2016, in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  Jim and Wendy were parents, aunt and... + continue reading

The Geiger Counter

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Tuesday, 11/07/17
One night I saw the glint of light on broken glass, and I knew the moon was shining. A burnt sienna-haired woman was draped in black. She stormed back and forth across a little room, sneering and... + continue reading
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Sunday, 27/11/16
Celebrate with the author  on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at  Wisconsin Brewing Company  in Verona from 6-8 p.m.  The official book launch  party will include a signing, copies... + 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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