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Jeff Kind has been around long enough to know that the only certainty is typically uncertainty. That every year holds surprises, disappointments, stunners. But Kind — Middleton’s veteran girls basketball coach — also knows a good thing when he sees it. And if everything breaks... + continue reading
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With lots of new faces this season, it took time for the Middleton girls’ swimming and diving team to jell. But the Cardinals grew together throughout the season and capped their year with a stirring sixth-place finish at the WIAA Division 1 state swimming and diving championships at the UW... + continue reading
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The mediocre play was one thing. The drama — and the constant trash talking — was another. Middleton’s hockey team endured a brutal 2013-’14 campaign. The Cardinals finished 10-11-2 overall, went through a midseason coaching change, and took a lot of flak from opponents... + continue reading
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MILWAUKEE — If you ever need a motivational speaker, Jordan Futch would be perfect for the job. Late Friday afternoon, after Middleton’s boys volleyball team had suffered a crushing five-game defeat to Burlington at the state tournament, one Cardinal after another hung their head while... + continue reading
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The parenting books didn’t say anything about orcs. I was pretty sure my daughter would start crying when he came loping toward us, his back hunched, his low-hanging hand clutching an axe, his face twisted into a grotesque, fang-studded grin. I’ve certainly seen her cry because of... + continue reading

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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
Thursday, 16/10/14
The Middleton City Council in its first budget meeting swiftly authorized a proposed annual budget for publication.  A summary of all budgets is published on page 21 of this edition.  The city will hold a public hearing on November 6 to consider residents’ input before voting on a... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 19/11/14
Jeff Kind has been around long enough to know that the only certainty is typically uncertainty. That every year holds surprises, disappointments, stunners. But Kind — Middleton’s... + 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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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

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, 12/11/14
The parenting books didn’t say anything about orcs. I was pretty sure my daughter would start crying when he came loping toward us, his back hunched, his low-hanging hand clutching an axe, his... + continue reading
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Friday, 24/10/14
Socrates said: “I know that I know nothing.” It was a claim that famously made him the wisest man in all of Greece, because he at least knew one more thing than everyone else. My first... + 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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