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All are invited to the annual service of the historic First Lutheran Church, located at the corner of Old Sauk and Pleasant View Roads scheduled for Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. Pastor Doug Locken, Peace Lutheran Church of Waunakee will lead the service.  A memorial service is held each year in... + continue reading
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Middleton’s girls swimming and diving team has set a goal of winning all of its meets this season. That immense challenge grew even tougher last weekend when the Cardinals had three of their top swimmers on college recruiting trips. But Middleton — the two-time WIAA Division 1 state... + continue reading
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On one side, there was shock, disbelief, and disappointment. On the other side, there was sheer jubilation. The emotions were on full display moments after Middleton’s football team suffered a heartbreaking 30-27 loss to Madison Memorial on the final play of their Big Eight Conference game... + continue reading
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Surprise, surprise. Well, maybe not to Middleton girls’ cross country coach Alexa Richardson. But perhaps it was a bit stunning to her Cardinals. Middleton won the 18-team Hartland Arrowhead Invitational on Sept. 6. The Cardinals finished with 78 points and easily outdistanced runner-up... + continue reading
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The gang is slowly being reassembled. And when that group is fully restored, look out. Middleton’s boys’ cross country team had most of its top runners in action at the Hartland Arrowhead Invite on Sept. 6. And in an event that featured five of the top eight teams in the state,... + 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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Middleton’s girls swimming and diving team has set a goal of winning all of its meets this season. That immense challenge grew even tougher last weekend when the Cardinals had three of their... + continue reading

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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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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

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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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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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