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Surprise, surprise. The Big Eight Conference boys basketball season has hit the midway point. And to the astonishment of most folks in the basketball world, Middleton sits alone atop the league. The Cardinals won a pair of games last week and surged to the head of the Big Eight pack. Middleton... + continue reading
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The flu bug hit Middleton’s hockey team hard last week. But you wouldn’t have known it watching the Cardinals on the ice. In fact, it was Middleton that left its foes feeling ill. The Cardinals defeated host Janesville, 5-1, last Tuesday. Middleton then blanked Beloit Memorial, 5-0,... + continue reading
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The drought lasted nearly two full quarters. It was painful, agonizing, excruciating. And in the end, it was a recipe for disaster. Middleton’s girls basketball team went nearly two full quarters without a field goal last Friday. That helped host Janesville Parker embark on a 33-3 run and... + continue reading
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Peter was a lazy, mercurial presence in our house. Even in his old age, he stuck to a rigorous daily routine that included sleeping wherever I wanted to sit, and distributing a layer of hair, like little strands of poison ivy, all over everything. He also savagely attacked people foolish enough to... + continue reading
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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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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
Wednesday, 05/11/14
Shall the City of Middleton Storm Water Utility be permitted to charge customers of the Storm Water Utility an annual charge up to $15.00 per equivalent runoff unit for each property for maintenance of existing storm water management facilities without reducing the levy limit for the charges of the... + continue reading
Thursday, 16/10/14
The back and forth political fight over voter ID took a surprising turn late last week when the U.S. Supreme Court ordered that the photo ID requirement will not be in effect for the November 4 General Election.  The decision irked Republicans and caused Democrats to celebrate. Meanwhile, it... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 21/01/15
Surprise, surprise. The Big Eight Conference boys basketball season has hit the midway point. And to the astonishment of most folks in the basketball world, Middleton sits alone atop the league.... + continue reading

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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

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Friday, 31/10/14
Ashley Kinart Named Brewmaster at Capital Brewery “When I made my first beer here, a lot of people asked me if I was doing it to empower women,” says Ashley Kinart. “My answer was... + 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
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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

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Wednesday, 21/01/15
Peter was a lazy, mercurial presence in our house. Even in his old age, he stuck to a rigorous daily routine that included sleeping wherever I wanted to sit, and distributing a layer of hair, like... + continue reading
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Wednesday, 17/12/14
I used to own a lot of nutcrackers. Little, brashly-painted wooden men who looked like Russian princes in rigor mortis. They were, I thought at the time, the worst action figures ever created. My... + continue reading

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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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