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Emmet Herb has joked he’s 130 pounds — “dripping wet.” But one of the smallest golfers in the state was also the best in 2016. On Tuesday, the Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin named Herb the boys state Player of the Year. Herb, who won the WIAA Division 1 individual... + continue reading
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GRAND CHUTE — It took Middleton’s baseball team exactly six minutes to discover that Tuesday just might not their day. On only the eighth pitch of the game from Cardinals starter Alec Morrison, Green Bay Preble third baseman Ryan Dougherty sent a shot back up the middle. The ball... + continue reading
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Madison — One of many things that makes Emmet Herb one of the state’s elite golfers is his temperament. It doesn’t seem to matter if Herb goes low — or high — his facial expressions, body language and mood rarely change. But Tuesday evening, the typically calm and... + continue reading
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Five days before the biggest golfing day of the year, Brady Thomas sat outside Pleasant View and said something that eventually looked prophetic. “Survive and advance,” Thomas said. “That’s all we want to do. Survive and advance.” It wasn’t easy, but that... + continue reading
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Andy Bernard, the insecure, quirky salesman from “The Office” once said, “I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days before you’ve actually left them.” Emmet Herb, Joey Levin and Brady Thomas — three senior standouts for Middleton’s... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 19/04/16
How do you cook up the perfect bubbling stew of controversy in the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District? Just combine religion, public schools, a city park and the First Amendment. Then throw in a smattering of attorneys and social media hyperbole for good measure. That’s what... + continue reading
Friday, 05/02/16
Racial disparities in police departments have been a hot topic ever since the events in Ferguson, MO in August 2014 which sprouted violence and friction between policemen and diverse communities. The reality is that police stations around the country often do not reflect the makeup of the... + continue reading
Monday, 25/01/16
City officials have closed the Middleton Public Library for at least a week following the discovery of what city administrator Mike Davis called “substantial structural damage” to the trusses supporting the building’s roof. In a message to city staff and elected officials, Davis... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 21/06/16
Emmet Herb has joked he’s 130 pounds — “dripping wet.” But one of the smallest golfers in the state was also the best in 2016. On Tuesday, the Golf Coaches Association of... + continue reading

Schools

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Wednesday, 13/04/16
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

In Business

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Thursday, 02/07/15
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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Thursday, 25/02/16
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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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

The Geiger Counter

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Wednesday, 09/09/15
I used to have a Darwinian view on parenting. Like all uninformed opinions, it was elegant in its simplicity. “Kids have survived for thousands of generations without car seats, helmets,... + continue reading
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Thursday, 05/02/15
I wanted to be a monk. Brimming with mirth, a crooked tonsure atop by head. My earthy cloak secured by a length of rustic rope and strained by a belly full of warm pretzels and frothy ale. I... + continue reading

In Brief

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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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