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SUN PRAIRIE — Sophomore point guard Storm Murphy is listed at 5-foot-9 on Middleton’s boys basketball roster. But Murphy is proof that good things come in small packages. Murphy drained three 3-pointers and scored 11 of his team-high 15 points in the second period to help power... + continue reading
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SUN PRAIRIE — The wait was long, painful, infuriating. By late Thursday night, revenge had been served — somewhat. Middleton’s girls basketball team toppled host Sun Prairie, 71-59. Nine months earlier, Sun Prairie has stunned Middleton in a WIAA Division 1 regional final. So... + continue reading
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I used to own a lot of nutcrackers. Little, brashly-painted wooden men who looked like Russian princes in rigor mortis. They were, I thought at the time, the worst action figures ever created. My parents were friends with some of the people who helped run a ballet company. We would sojourn to... + continue reading
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It may still be early, but Middleton’s girls basketball team showed that its full-court press is already in midseason form. The Cardinals used their vaunted press to open a big first-half lead and pulled away for an 84-40 victory over Madison La Follette in a Big Eight Conference contest... + continue reading
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The WIAA boys state hockey tournament is nearly three months away. But Middleton made a visit to the host site last Saturday. And the Cardinals are more optimistic than ever they can make a return trip in March. Middleton edged Brookfield/Catholic Memorial, 4-3, in overtime in a game held at the... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 05/11/14
Shall the City of Middleton Storm Water Utility be permitted to charge customers of the Storm Water Utility an annual charge up to $15.00 per equivalent runoff unit for each property for maintenance of existing storm water management facilities without reducing the levy limit for the charges of the... + continue reading
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

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SUN PRAIRIE — Sophomore point guard Storm Murphy is listed at 5-foot-9 on Middleton’s boys basketball roster. But Murphy is proof that good things come in small packages. Murphy drained... + 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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Friday, 31/10/14
Ashley Kinart Named Brewmaster at Capital Brewery “When I made my first beer here, a lot of people asked me if I was doing it to empower women,” says Ashley Kinart. “My answer was... + 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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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, 17/12/14
I used to own a lot of nutcrackers. Little, brashly-painted wooden men who looked like Russian princes in rigor mortis. They were, I thought at the time, the worst action figures ever created. My... + continue reading
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Wednesday, 12/11/14
The parenting books didn’t say anything about orcs. I was pretty sure my daughter would start crying when he came loping toward us, his back hunched, his low-hanging hand clutching an axe, his... + 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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