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It was another sensational year for the sports teams at Middleton High School, where the Cardinals remained a model of consistency both in the Big Eight Conference and across the state. Of course, some achievements rank as the best of the best. Here’s one person’s opinion of that list... + continue reading
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Before the 2018 girls’ soccer season began, Middleton head coach Mary Duffy gathered her seniors together. Duffy, who’s been in the program 13 years and has been the Cardinals’ head coach for eight, had a simple message. “I said, ‘This is your season. You set the... + continue reading
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Middleton’s boys’ golf team had a memorable season. The Cardinals won the Big Eight Conference dual meet title and tied for sixth at the WIAA Division 1 state tournament. As a result, all five Cardinals earned all-conference honors. Sophomore Kip Sullivan and senior Andy Zucker were... + continue reading
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It was mid-March when Tom Schmitt saw the light. Middleton’s long time baseball manager was in Winterhaven, Fla., watching his oldest son Brennan and his University of Wisconsin-La Crosse baseball team. Brennan’s Eagles still had a handful of games to play. But Tom Schmitt headed back... + continue reading
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“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” That sentiment by the great Dr. Seuss makes plenty of sense in theory. And down the road, Middleton’s brilliant 2018 girls’ soccer team may be able to look back and smile. Unfortunately for the Cardinals... + continue reading

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Government

Wednesday, 04/04/18
The results in the Cross Plains Village Board race on Tuesday night were delayed due to a technical problem. Village administrator/clerk Caitlin Stene said the “M-Stick” onto which election results are loaded after the polls close failed, and the village had to obtain a new voting... + continue reading
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

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It was another sensational year for the sports teams at Middleton High School, where the Cardinals remained a model of consistency both in the Big Eight Conference and across the state. Of course,... + 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

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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

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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

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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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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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