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Twelve months ago, an effort like this would have never been good enough. But this isn’t your 2015 Middleton baseball team. Not even close. The Cardinals toppled Madison West, 5-3, last Thursday in an effort they all agreed was far from their best. But that’s the difference between... + continue reading
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Mary Duffy knew this would be a work in progress. That the finished product would look far better than the initial sketch. And that’s exactly the direction things are heading for Middleton’s girls soccer team. The Cardinals dropped a 3-2 decision to Verona last Tuesday, pushing their... + continue reading
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The Watertown Invite has always been a special place for Middleton’s boys track and field team. And this year was no different. For the fifth consecutive year, the Cardinals won the highly-competitive, nine-team invite. Middleton finished with 142 points to easily outdistance runner-up... + continue reading
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The course was sublime. The golf was even better. Middleton’s boys golf team went to the Sheboygan North Invite held at the Irish Course at Whistling Straits in Kohler last Wednesday. The Cardinals then proceeded to put on a show. Middleton shot a scintillating 305 and cruised to the title... + continue reading
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Conference championships can’t be won in the first half of a season. They can be lost, though, and Middleton’s girls softball team was in danger of experiencing that fate last Saturday. The Cardinals traveled to Big Eight Conference leading Janesville Craig and dropped the first game... + 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, 26/04/16
Twelve months ago, an effort like this would have never been good enough. But this isn’t your 2015 Middleton baseball team. Not even close. The Cardinals toppled Madison West, 5-3, last... + 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

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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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Thursday, 14/01/16
I used to think my daughter’s head was shrinking. It began with a casual visit to the doctor’s office shortly after she was born. The kind at which people in smocks weigh, measure and... + continue reading
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Thursday, 31/12/15
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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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