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There’s a sign inside the dugout of Middleton’s girls softball team that says, “Win every inning.” Another reads, “Flip the switch,” and is attached to an actual light switch. Friday evening, the Cardinals obeyed, and followed both slogans to the letter of the... + continue reading
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It’s a blustery Sunday evening in rural Mount Vernon, but the howling of the wind is no match for the countrified thump shaking the white stone walls of the “Donkey Hole.” It’s a quintessential Wisconsin man cave, rigged with tap beer, neon signs, and even a circular tin of... + continue reading
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When they exited University Ridge Golf Course nearly 12 months ago now, Middleton’s boys golf team was extremely disappointed. To most, a fourth place finish at the WIAA Division 1 state tournament would have been cause for celebration. To the Cardinals — who entered the tournament... + continue reading
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As the rains poured down and the winds gusted throughout the morning Tuesday, Middleton girls track and field coach Tara Franklin had one overriding thought. “I wasn't sure if we would even finish the meet before midnight,” Franklin said of the WIAA Division 1 Middleton regional.... + continue reading
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They’ve devoured the appetizers. Now, it’s on to the main course. And it will be a surprise to no one if Middleton’s boys golf team continues to feast on the competition. The Cardinals polished off their romp through the Big Eight Conference last Thursday, rolling to a second... + 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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Friday, 29/05/15
There’s a sign inside the dugout of Middleton’s girls softball team that says, “Win every inning.” Another reads, “Flip the switch,” and is attached to an actual... + 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, 22/05/15
Whether it’s the persistent rumors about Underground Railroad tunnels beneath its floors, or gleefully bawdy tales of rum running during prohibition, the Stamm House has always been steeped in... + 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, 22/04/15
I wear a lot of khaki. It’s a canvas upon which even the most banal stains take on a romantic hue. Splash coffee, beer and baby food on a white shirt, and you look like either a very simple... + continue reading
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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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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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