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They call it the ‘Old Man’ trophy. It features an elderly gentleman, leaning on his golf club, and it’s perched atop a trophy that goes to the winner of the Morgan Stanley Shootout. More often than not, that ‘Old Man’ trophy has been housed in Middleton, and this... + continue reading
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The WIAA Division 1 softball seeding meetings are on May 18. So every game — and every win — from here on out is vital for Middleton. The Cardinals took a big step in the right direction last week, winning four of five games. Middleton improved to 13-6 overall and 9-5 in the Big Eight... + continue reading
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There’s a logjam at the top. And Middleton’s baseball team hopes to emerge from the gridlock unscathed. With two weeks remaining, Middleton, Sun Prairie and Janesville Craig are tied for the Big Eight Conference lead with 10-2 records. Middleton travels to Sun Prairie Thursday at 5 p.... + continue reading
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Every Sunday morning, a stream of local Sikhs flows into the gurudwara on Century Avenue. Out of the damp spring air they enter a tall, spacious building filled with the warm aromas of sweet and savory foods and spiced tea. The melodic songs that are a central part of their worship greet their... + continue reading
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HARTLAND — It doesn’t seem to matter what course you put Middleton’s boys golf team on these days. It doesn’t matter what city you drop these Cardinals in. The results have been the same — and they’ve been downright spectacular. Middleton won three major... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 19/04/16
How do you cook up the perfect bubbling stew of controversy in the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District? Just combine religion, public schools, a city park and the First Amendment. Then throw in a smattering of attorneys and social media hyperbole for good measure. That’s what... + continue reading
Friday, 05/02/16
Racial disparities in police departments have been a hot topic ever since the events in Ferguson, MO in August 2014 which sprouted violence and friction between policemen and diverse communities. The reality is that police stations around the country often do not reflect the makeup of the... + continue reading
Monday, 25/01/16
City officials have closed the Middleton Public Library for at least a week following the discovery of what city administrator Mike Davis called “substantial structural damage” to the trusses supporting the building’s roof. In a message to city staff and elected officials, Davis... + continue reading

Sports

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Thursday, 12/05/16
They call it the ‘Old Man’ trophy. It features an elderly gentleman, leaning on his golf club, and it’s perched atop a trophy that goes to the winner of the Morgan Stanley Shootout... + 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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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
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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

The Geiger Counter

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Thursday, 14/01/16
I used to think my daughter’s head was shrinking. It began with a casual visit to the doctor’s office shortly after she was born. The kind at which people in smocks weigh, measure and... + continue reading
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Thursday, 31/12/15
 “Hello? Yes, this is Mr. Geiger. I would like to buy a monkey, et cetera, et cetera.” I stood in the archway of our walk-in food pantry, eyeing a plastic, five-gallon vat of honey... + 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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