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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 philosophy professor knew quite a bit. She was a lean, jagged woman, with spectacular long hair, worn... + continue reading
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Editor's Note: Middleton hosts Sun Prairie in a WIAA Division 1 first round playoff game Friday at 7 p.m. The last time the two schools met in the postseason was Oct. 30, 1999. That night, Middleton senior wide receiver Ryan Oliversen won the game with a dramatic touchdown catch with just... + continue reading
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They turned their pain to gain. Instead of hanging their heads, they responded in memorable fashion. Middleton girls tennis standouts Allison Ragsdale and Abbey Webber — the No. 2 seed at the WIAA Division 1 state tournament — fell in the quarterfinals last Friday at Nielsen Tennis... + continue reading
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It will be the Battle of the Cardinals — Part II. Middleton’s football team received the No. 2 seed in Group C of the WIAA Division 1 playoffs. Middleton will open the postseason against seventh-seeded Sun Prairie in a Level 1 game Friday at 7 p.m. at Breitenbach Stadium. Middleton... + continue reading
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Hours, days, a full week after the fact, Ben Kollasch still couldn't believe what he just saw. Kollasch, Middleton’s boys soccer coach, took his team to the postseason with high hopes and lofty dreams. Instead, the third-seeded Cardinals were eliminated in the first round of the WIAA... + 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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Wednesday, 22/10/14
Editor's Note: Middleton hosts Sun Prairie in a WIAA Division 1 first round playoff game Friday at 7 p.m. The last time the two schools met in the postseason was Oct. 30, 1999. That night,... + continue reading

Schools

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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

In Brief

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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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