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When doctors told Marybeth Haunty her son, Alex, wouldn’t ever walk or talk, they forgot to mention fly. They would have been wrong on that count, too. Haunty, a 22-year-old Middleton entrepreneur, is known locally for his colorful paintings and note cards, hugs, goodwill, and loquacious... + continue reading
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It was redemption week around Middleton’s football program. So it seemed almost too good to be true when Cardinals senior cornerback Alex Wood got a second chance in Middleton’s second chance game. Early in the third quarter, with Middleton clinging to a 17-7 lead over Sun Prairie... + continue reading
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Kellan Schulz might be too young to remember Fran Tarkenton or Randall Cunningham. Johnny Manziel? That’s more up his alley. Last Friday night, Schulz looked like a combination of all three, producing the ‘Play of the Year’ for Middleton’s football team. In a WIAA... + continue reading
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Punting for the coffin corner is a lost art at most levels of football. Not at Middleton High School, though, where Declan Whinnery and the Cardinals’ special teams units have brought it back with gusto. Whinnery, Middleton’s senior punter, has become a master at aiming for the corner... + continue reading
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Back in August, Middleton’s boys cross country co-coaches — Isaac Mezera and Cindy Bremser — talked about cracking the top-10 at the WIAA Division 1 state meet. The Cardinal runners said those goals weren’t lofty enough. Amazingly, everything is still in front of... + continue reading

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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
Sunday, 07/09/14
  A man whose body was discovered at the City of Middleton’s municipal airport Friday appears to have died by suicide, according to the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office. According to Sgt. Jessica Quamme, Middleton officers were called to the Middleton Municipal Airport, 8300... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 28/10/14
It was redemption week around Middleton’s football program. So it seemed almost too good to be true when Cardinals senior cornerback Alex Wood got a second chance in Middleton’s... + 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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Wednesday, 06/08/14
If you want to ruin a dinner party, just bring up Monsanto. Like politics and religion before it, the world’s largest seed company is a topic notorious for starting arguments. To critics of... + 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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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
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Wednesday, 06/08/14
One of my friends was raised by wolves, and he turned out just fine. So why, if he became a contributing member of society, does everyone fret about parenting? Scaring people into thinking they... + 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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