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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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They danced and sang as “Build Me Up Buttercup” blasted throughout Breitenbach Stadium. They hugged and high fived as Usher’s “Take That and Rewind It Back” roared through the air. And they paused to soak it all in when “We Are the Champions” came on.... + continue reading
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They’ve waited all season for this moment. For many, they’ve waited their whole lives. Middleton’s football team is in position to win the Big Eight Conference championship for the first time since 2010. And the Cardinals can make that a reality Friday. Middleton improved to 7-... + continue reading
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VERONA — She finished 15th at state her freshman season, then she leapt 10 spots a year ago. But for some reason, Middleton standout junior Loren Skibba didn’t fully believe greatness was in her future. “There was always a mental hurdle,” Skibba said. Not anymore. Not... + continue reading
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Loren Skibba has spent her life going low. That’s what happens when you’re one of the state’s elite high school golfers. But Monday was different for Middleton's standout junior. Historically different. Skibba shot a 3-under par, 69 on the first day of the WIAA Division 1... + 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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Saturday, 18/10/14
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... + 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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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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Wednesday, 25/06/14
Mark Koeppl is reclining on a shaded porch, looking out over a barnyard where an old, deaf potbellied pig dozes beneath a big red barn. Black and white striped Dominique chickens – a rare bird... + 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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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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