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Together, they combined to win 12 varsity letters. They captured two Big Eight Conference championships, and finished third and sixth the past two seasons at the WIAA Division 1 state meet. Over the last three years, Middleton girls golfers Sheenagh Cleary, Kelly Wassarman, Hunter Schultz and... + continue reading
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Cross Plains — The look said it all. Max Boehnen, a standout safety on Middleton’s football team, was informed his team was picked to finish fourth in the Big Eight Conference by wissports.net. What followed was a facial expression that displayed disbelief, astonishment and a little... + continue reading
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One of my friends was raised by wolves, and he turned out just fine. So why, if he became a contributing member of society, does everyone fret about parenting? Scaring people into thinking they need a variety of guidebooks and special devices to raise a child to adulthood is a multi-billion... + continue reading
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If you want to ruin a dinner party, just bring up Monsanto. Like politics and religion before it, the world’s largest seed company is a topic notorious for starting arguments. To critics of Monsanto and the genetically modified (GMO) crops it develops, the company is a money-grubbing force... + continue reading
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The Midwest Mustache & Beard Wearers Championship took place Saturday at Capital Brewery. While most of the  competitors were male, some of the most creative styles were worn by women (who, unlike their male counterparts, were allowed to use fake beards). This one was worn by Krista... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 30/04/14
County leaders aren’t giving up on their efforts to regulate local mining sites, despite towns’ tepid response to their earlier attempts. Flanked by supporters and backed by the pristine natural landscape of the Pheasant Branch Conservancy and a dormant mine that abuts it, county... + continue reading
Wednesday, 30/04/14
Perhaps April Fools day was a particularly apt day for this year’s Spring Election… Longtime city alderman Jim Wexler has turned his horse around while riding off into the sunset and returned to his seat despite filing non-candidacy papers last year. Wexler was appointed back to the... + continue reading
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

Sports

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Tuesday, 12/08/14
Together, they combined to win 12 varsity letters. They captured two Big Eight Conference championships, and finished third and sixth the past two seasons at the WIAA Division 1 state meet. Over... + continue reading

Schools

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Monday, 19/05/14
  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

In Business

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Wednesday, 06/08/14
If you want to ruin a dinner party, just bring up Monsanto. Like politics and religion before it, the world’s largest seed company is a topic notorious for starting arguments. To critics of... + 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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Wednesday, 06/08/14
One of my friends was raised by wolves, and he turned out just fine. So why, if he became a contributing member of society, does everyone fret about parenting? Scaring people into thinking they... + continue reading
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Wednesday, 25/06/14
Mark Koeppl is reclining on a shaded porch, looking out over a barnyard where an old, deaf potbellied pig dozes beneath a big red barn. Black and white striped Dominique chickens – a rare bird... + 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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