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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 recalls. “But were we lived, you never ate rice. It was all noodles. Like our ‘cat ear’... + continue reading
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It was a magical year for Middleton’s boys golf program. A Big Eight Conference title. Several outstanding performances at major invitationals. And a fifth place finish at state. So it was no surprise that the Cardinals dominated the all-Big Eight Conference team. Juniors Joey Levin, Emmet... + continue reading
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Middleton’s girls softball team enjoyed a sensational season. There was a Big Eight Conference championship. A regional title. And a 17-5 overall record. So it was no surprise that the Cardinals did extremely well when it came to all-conference voting, landing nine players on the all-Big... + continue reading
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Middleton’s boys lacrosse team had to overcome two obstacles last Saturday night — powerhouse Hartland Arrowhead and bad weather. But the Cardinals persevered and came away with an impressive 10-8 victory to win the state championship in a game held at Beloit College. It was the second... + continue reading
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When perennial power Milwaukee Marquette advanced through the draw, Middleton’s boys tennis team knew it had its work cut out if it was to claim its first state team title. The Hilltoppers boasted far and away the state’s top doubles lineup along with a deep and talented roster. In... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 24/03/15
There will be two contested Middleton-Cross Plains Area School Board races on the April 7 ballot. In Area 4, which includes the towns of Middleton and Westport, newcomers Todd Smith and Linda Yu will square off. In Area 5, the school board’s central district, incumbent Anne Bauer... + continue reading
Tuesday, 24/03/15
There will be two contested Middleton-Cross Plains Area School Board races on the April 7 ballot. In Area 4, which includes the towns of Middleton and Westport, newcomers Todd Smith and Linda Yu will square off. In Area 5, the school board’s central district, incumbent Anne Bauer... + continue reading
Friday, 16/01/15
Mary Kay Baum is well educated, articulate and gregarious. But beneath the surface, she is struggling. The words she seeks are often elusive. Her train of thought wants to veer off course. “It can get camouflaged by a good education or a large vocabulary – I often have to use a... + continue reading

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It was a magical year for Middleton’s boys golf program. A Big Eight Conference title. Several outstanding performances at major invitationals. And a fifth place finish at state. So it was no... + continue reading

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  Third- and fourth-graders at Elm Lawn had a special visitor last month. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker stopped by and talked to approximately 200 students about state government for more... + continue reading

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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

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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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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

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Wednesday, 22/04/15
I wear a lot of khaki. It’s a canvas upon which even the most banal stains take on a romantic hue. Splash coffee, beer and baby food on a white shirt, and you look like either a very simple... + continue reading
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Tuesday, 24/02/15
My wife and I like to eat organic meats and vegetables. Our 10-month-old daughter prefers dog food. Our dining preferences stem from a desire to do what’s best for our bodies and the land.... + continue reading

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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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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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