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Maddie Clark had four different doubles partners during her stellar tennis career at Middleton High School. Each one brought something different to the table, and Clark experienced an impressive level of success with all of her partners. But Clark found the perfect fit in 2018. Despite never... + continue reading
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Better late than never. That’s how Middleton boys’ cross country coach Brian Finnel looked at it. Middleton, the WIAA Division 1 defending state champions, has had an up and down regular season. But at the Big Eight Conference meet last Saturday — with the Cardinals fully... + continue reading
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Bring on the postseason. Middleton’s boys’ soccer team was red hot to finish the year, winning six of its last seven games. That helped the Cardinals earn the No. 4 seed in their WIAA Division 1 sectional. Middleton hosted 13th seeded Madison La Follette Tuesday in a regional... + continue reading
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Another year, another Big Eight Conference championship. Middleton’s sensational girls’ swimming and diving team — which has won back-to-back WIAA Division 1 state titles — appears well on its way to a third straight championship. The Cardinals wrapped up a perfect... + continue reading
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Jason Pertzborn stood in front of his Middleton football team Monday afternoon. Pertzborn, the Cardinals’ co-head coach, had watched in agony as Middleton was hammered by Sun Prairie, 35-7, just 72 hours earlier. And before Middleton started a new practice week, Pertzborn had one request... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 04/04/18
The results in the Cross Plains Village Board race on Tuesday night were delayed due to a technical problem. Village administrator/clerk Caitlin Stene said the “M-Stick” onto which election results are loaded after the polls close failed, and the village had to obtain a new voting... + continue reading
Wednesday, 21/06/17
Residents and members of a local chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) appeared before city council to ask that the city once again revisit an ordinance relating to fines for cannabis possession. In an effort initiated by county executive Joe Parisi in 2015... + continue reading
Wednesday, 05/04/17
Two Town of Middleton write-in candidates Tuesday rode a wave of voter indignation over proposed zoning changes on their way to a pair of upset victories. Cynthia Richson, a town plan commission member, defeated incumbent Town Chair Bill Kolar 707 to 651. Richard Oberle defeated incumbent Tim... + continue reading

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Maddie Clark had four different doubles partners during her stellar tennis career at Middleton High School. Each one brought something different to the table, and Clark experienced an impressive... + 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

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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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Middleton - Diane A. Lange, age 63 of Middleton, WI, died on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at her home.  She was born on April 21, 1953 to Oscar P. and Vera H. (Smith) Lange.     She is... + continue reading
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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

The Geiger Counter

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Thursday, 21/09/17
John Steinbeck said he wanted to write about people “who merge successfully with their habitat.” “In men, we call this philosophy, and it is a fine thing,” he added. He wished... + continue reading
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Tuesday, 11/07/17
One night I saw the glint of light on broken glass, and I knew the moon was shining. A burnt sienna-haired woman was draped in black. She stormed back and forth across a little room, sneering and... + 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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