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No. 11 was a tough one. When Middleton’s girls basketball team lost to Madison Memorial back in December, Cardinals’ boss Jeff Kind knew his team might have to be flawless the rest of the year to win at least a share of the Big Eight Conference title. They were. Middleton notched two... + continue reading
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The ball hasn’t gone in the basket as much this season. The defense hasn’t been as stingy. The wins have come with less frequency. But for one glorious stretch on Feb. 19, everything came together for Middleton’s boys basketball team. And in the process, Cardinals’ head... + continue reading
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For now, Steffon Walby is still Middleton’s hockey coach. Whether that’s still the case in a day or two remains to be seen. Wably met Wednesday at 8 a.m. with administrators from the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District about the hockey scandal that caused the Cardinals to be... + continue reading
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On the cusp of a state title, Middleton coach Danny Lynam knew just what to do. He leaned on his seniors to bring it home. And did they ever. The senior pair of Nathan Kim and Forrest Peterson helped Middleton capture its first-ever WIAA Division 1 state swimming and diving championship in... + continue reading
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Middleton’s hockey program applied for an eligibility waiver for senior forward Joe O'Reilly in October, 2019. The WIAA denied the Cardinals’ request, but Middleton coach Steffon Walby played O'Reilly throughout the season anyway. That approach eventually caused Middleton to... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 19/02/20
DANE COUNTY–Middleton and Dane County voters went to the primary on Tuesday to choose candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court Judge and Middleton mayor. In the mayoral primary incumbent Gurdip Brar and Plan Commissioner Kurt Paulsen received the most votes and will advance to the Spring... + continue reading
Wednesday, 19/02/20
MIDDLETON – The city’s Ethics Board met Monday to review the first-ever complaint filed with the year-old body and decided it needed more information. The seven-member board consists of five residents appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the Middleton Common Council, one council... + continue reading
Friday, 14/02/20
CROSS PLAINS–Although the couple didn’t know it at the start, the deluge of snail mail letters, written in cursive, carefully folded into an envelope, affixed with a lick-able stamp and placed in the mailbox for delivery, were actually intercepted and shot from Cupid’s arrow... + continue reading

Sports

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Thursday, 27/02/20
No. 11 was a tough one. When Middleton’s girls basketball team lost to Madison Memorial back in December, Cardinals’ boss Jeff Kind knew his team might have to be flawless the rest of... + continue reading

Schools

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Thursday, 26/12/19
MIDDLETON–Both Middleton High School (MHS) and Clark Street Community School (CSCS) were closed on Dec. 11 because of social media threats on Dec. 10. The threats were directed at a sexual... + continue reading

In Business

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Thursday, 31/10/19
MIDDLETON – It was sunshine and smiles Tuesday when city, school and utility officials broke ground for a five-megawatt solar array at Middleton Municipal Airport-Morey Field. Mayor Gurdip... + continue reading

Obituaries

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Monday, 03/02/20
MIDDLETON–Devoted husband, father, bumpa and papa, Gene E. Gray succumbed to cancer with his wife by his side at Agrace HospiceCare on Jan. 23, 2020. Gene was born on March 14, 1939, in Sparta... + continue reading
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Monday, 27/01/20
MIDDLETON–Gilbert J. Esser, age 93, of Middleton, passed away on Jan. 21, 2020. He was born on Sept. 11, 1926, on the family farm in Middleton, the youngest child of Peter and Elizabeth (... + continue reading

Michelle's Musings

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Monday, 03/02/20
I feel like I have been pretty much rolling with the changes of getting older. Of course, sometimes I lament about the lines that continue to deepen on my face, or maybe I express my discontent in my... + continue reading
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I went to a two day fais do-do (pronounced fay doh-doh) last weekend. What is a fais do-do, you ask? It means party in Cajun, and I have to say, the Cajuns really know how to throw a fais do-do.... + 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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