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Middleton’s football program has largely been a pillar of excellence — both on and off the field — under Tim Simon for the past 12 years. For the first time this offseason, though, Simon put together a handbook for his players that includes a mission statement, football specific... + continue reading
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Speed kills. It doesn’t hurt to have some size, too. Middleton’s offense seems to have both this fall, which could make the Cardinals extremely dangerous on that side of the ball. Middleton has a bevy of skill players that run extremely well. Combine that with an offensive line that... + continue reading
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Tom Cabalka loves linebackers. They are often tackling machines that can also cover, blitz, fill holes and lead a football team. Give Cabalka three gifted linebackers and Middleton’s longtime defensive coordinator will usually produce a first-rate unit. The 2016 season could be the latest... + continue reading
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2015-2016 Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kimberly Blaeser is a Professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she teaches Creative Writing and Native American Literatures. She is the author of three collections of poetry:  Apprenticed to Justice, Absentee Indians and Other Poems, and Trailing... + continue reading
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One year ago, Middleton and Hartland Arrowhead battled until the final putt of the season before the Cardinals edged the Warhawks for the state championship. Early indications are 2016 could feature more of the same dramatics. At the season-opening, 21-team WPGA/Madison Edgewood Invite held last... + 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

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Middleton’s football program has largely been a pillar of excellence — both on and off the field — under Tim Simon for the past 12 years. For the first time this offseason, though... + continue reading

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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

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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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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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I used to have a Darwinian view on parenting. Like all uninformed opinions, it was elegant in its simplicity. “Kids have survived for thousands of generations without car seats, helmets,... + continue reading
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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

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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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