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Middleton’s girls basketball team enjoyed a magical season, reaching the state semifinals. And the Cardinals were justly rewarded when it came to all-Big Eight Conference voting. Middleton senior guard Elizabeth Norregaard was a first-team all-conference selection. Sophomore guard Bria... + continue reading
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They spent their winter overlooked, disregarded and discounted. In the process, they proved all the naysayers wrong. Next season, Middleton’s boys basketball team won’t be sneaking up on anybody. The Cardinals returned the most inexperienced team in the Big Eight Conference this year... + continue reading
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Pat Riley, the Miami Heat general manager, trademarked the term “three-peat” in the late-1980s. Back then, Riley was the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, and his team was trying to win a third straight NBA championship. Riley may own the rights to the term. But Middleton’s... + continue reading
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La Crosse. In the track and field world, this one word says it all. And it’s both a word — and a place — that Middleton’s girls track and field team is quite familiar with. The state track and field meet is held annually in La Crosse, and Middleton typically sends a bevy... + continue reading
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Editor's note: In the last couple of years, an unprecedented number of Dane County residents have died from heroin overdoses. Most recently, Middleton High School graduate Kyle Wood, 32, died following a long battle with addiction. As authorities struggle with how to contain the epidemic, The... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 24/03/15
There will be two contested Middleton-Cross Plains Area School Board races on the April 7 ballot. In Area 4, which includes the towns of Middleton and Westport, newcomers Todd Smith and Linda Yu will square off. In Area 5, the school board’s central district, incumbent Anne Bauer... + continue reading
Tuesday, 24/03/15
There will be two contested Middleton-Cross Plains Area School Board races on the April 7 ballot. In Area 4, which includes the towns of Middleton and Westport, newcomers Todd Smith and Linda Yu will square off. In Area 5, the school board’s central district, incumbent Anne Bauer... + continue reading
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

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Middleton’s girls basketball team enjoyed a magical season, reaching the state semifinals. And the Cardinals were justly rewarded when it came to all-Big Eight Conference voting. Middleton... + 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

In Business

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Thursday, 19/02/15
It’s hard to imagine Middleton without the Lumani family. They’ve been here for nearly a quarter century, and their eateries have been the scene of so many local conversations, get-... + 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

The Geiger Counter

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Tuesday, 24/02/15
My wife and I like to eat organic meats and vegetables. Our 10-month-old daughter prefers dog food. Our dining preferences stem from a desire to do what’s best for our bodies and the land.... + continue reading
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Thursday, 05/02/15
I wanted to be a monk. Brimming with mirth, a crooked tonsure atop by head. My earthy cloak secured by a length of rustic rope and strained by a belly full of warm pretzels and frothy ale. I... + 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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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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