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No one will ever confuse Brady Schmitt with Aroldis Chapman or Noah Syndergaard. No, Schmitt — a junior left-handed pitcher for Middleton’s baseball team — doesn’t rely on an overpowering fastball to win his battles. Instead, Schmitt survives on movement, location, a... + continue reading
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When the postseason began, Middleton girls softball coach Perry Hibner believed six teams were capable of winning his star-studded sectional. Holmen still has a chance to do just that. Hibner and his Cardinals do not. In a WIAA Division 1 regional final Friday, host Holmen broke a 1-1 tie with... + continue reading
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On one level, Middleton sophomore Ryan Gold was extremely proud of what he’d accomplished, enormously pleased with what he’d achieved. On the other, Gold couldn’t help but wonder what might have been. Gold, Middleton’s No. 1 singles player, finished second at the WIAA... + continue reading
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Mary Duffy was awfully happy leaving the postseason seeding meeting last Wednesday. Now, Duffy hopes to be just as happy two weeks from now. Middleton received the No. 1 seed in its sectional and will open the postseason by hosting 16th-seeded Madison La Follette in a regional semifinal Thursday... + continue reading
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Middleton’s boys golf team has picked the perfect time to get red hot. The Cardinals won the WIAA Division 1 Madison Memorial Regional Tuesday held at Blackhawk Country Club. Middleton shot a season-low 311 and easily outdistanced runner-up Waunakee (326). “I really believe that the... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 05/04/17
Two Town of Middleton write-in candidates Tuesday rode a wave of voter indignation over proposed zoning changes on their way to a pair of upset victories. Cynthia Richson, a town plan commission member, defeated incumbent Town Chair Bill Kolar 707 to 651. Richard Oberle defeated incumbent Tim... + continue reading
Wednesday, 05/04/17
One candidate promised a “new vision.” The other pledged to continue the course charted by outgoing mayor Kurt Sonnentag and the majority of the current city council. The voters have spoken, and the new vision has won. District 2 alderman Gurdip Brar defeated District 7 alderman Hans... + continue reading
Wednesday, 01/03/17
How did a Leningrad street kid become one of the most powerful men on earth? Just what does he plan to do with that power? Well, the answer – just like the kid and the hulking country he now rules - is complicated. It does not help that the country in question is, to quote Winston Churchill... + continue reading

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Monday, 29/05/17
No one will ever confuse Brady Schmitt with Aroldis Chapman or Noah Syndergaard. No, Schmitt — a junior left-handed pitcher for Middleton’s baseball team — doesn’t rely on an... + 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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Friday, 04/11/16
Middleton - Diane A. Lange, age 63 of Middleton, WI, died on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at her home.  She was born on April 21, 1953 to Oscar P. and Vera H. (Smith) Lange.     She is... + continue reading
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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

The Geiger Counter

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Sunday, 27/11/16
Celebrate with the author  on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at  Wisconsin Brewing Company  in Verona from 6-8 p.m.  The official book launch  party will include a signing, copies... + continue reading
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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

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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