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Contributions came from up and down the lineup. Three players scored in double figures. Three more had at least eight points. And Middleton’s depth and balance eventually took a toll in its 67-53 win over Janesville Craig last Friday. The Cardinals improved to 2-2 both overall and in the... + continue reading
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The records inside Middleton’s boys basketball program are sketchy. They don’t go back as far as some other sports do. They lack detail and depth. But it’s safe to say Cardinals’ senior Brogan Brunker had one of the finest nights in school history last Tuesday. Brunker... + continue reading
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Every day before wrestling begins, Middleton coach Kent Weiler and his Cardinals read a few pages from the book titled, “Chop Wood , Carry Water.” The story is about a boy’s quest to become a samurai warrior, and how the pursuit of becoming great is a process that takes time. In... + continue reading
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There is a passage in “Enchantress of Numbers,” in which Ada Lovelace reflects on her newborn son. While others marvel at the dark-eyed infant’s potential and dream of his future, she “so passionately adored the perfect little creature he already was” that she “... + continue reading
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Middleton’s football team enjoyed a terrific season in which it went 8-1 in the Big Eight Conference, finished second in the league and reached the second round of the postseason. The Cardinals were then justly rewarded as 17 Middleton players received some form of all-conference honors.... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 21/06/17
Residents and members of a local chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) appeared before city council to ask that the city once again revisit an ordinance relating to fines for cannabis possession. In an effort initiated by county executive Joe Parisi in 2015... + continue reading
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

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Contributions came from up and down the lineup. Three players scored in double figures. Three more had at least eight points. And Middleton’s depth and balance eventually took a toll in its... + continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Thursday, 21/09/17
John Steinbeck said he wanted to write about people “who merge successfully with their habitat.” “In men, we call this philosophy, and it is a fine thing,” he added. He wished... + continue reading
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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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