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EVANSVILLE — As the snow fell last winter and temperatures hovered in the single digits, Payton Hodson trekked out to her garage most days. And Middleton’s rapidly rising golfer took swing after swing, firing ball after ball into a net. Glamorous? Far from. Effective? You bet. Hodson... + continue reading
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Week-by-week, match-by-match, Middleton’s girls volleyball team is showing dramatic improvement. And the Cardinals took it up another notch last week. Middleton defeated Verona, 3-0, last Tuesday and toppled Janesville Parker, 3-0, last Thursday. The Cardinals also finished second at the UW... + continue reading
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Middleton’s football team entered last Friday’s game motivated, driven and inspired following a tough loss to Verona the previous week. The Cardinals then played like a team on a mission. Middleton rolled past visiting Janesville Parker, 28-0, in its Homecoming game. The Cardinals... + continue reading
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“I’ve never grown up,” says Kirby Nelson, overlooking a glistening pond on which he recently blew up a fairly large dragon. “And honestly, I can’t think of anything I would hate more.” Today the pond is more serene. Nelson is sitting on a hulking slab of... + continue reading
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The scoreboard staring directly at Shane Bick read Verona 10, Middleton 7. But as the Cardinals’ standout linebacker stood in the middle of Breitenbach Stadium last Friday, Bick didn’t think the score was a fair reflection of the previous 2 ½ hours. “My personal opinion,... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 19/04/16
How do you cook up the perfect bubbling stew of controversy in the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District? Just combine religion, public schools, a city park and the First Amendment. Then throw in a smattering of attorneys and social media hyperbole for good measure. That’s what... + continue reading
Friday, 05/02/16
Racial disparities in police departments have been a hot topic ever since the events in Ferguson, MO in August 2014 which sprouted violence and friction between policemen and diverse communities. The reality is that police stations around the country often do not reflect the makeup of the... + continue reading
Monday, 25/01/16
City officials have closed the Middleton Public Library for at least a week following the discovery of what city administrator Mike Davis called “substantial structural damage” to the trusses supporting the building’s roof. In a message to city staff and elected officials, Davis... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 27/09/16
EVANSVILLE — As the snow fell last winter and temperatures hovered in the single digits, Payton Hodson trekked out to her garage most days. And Middleton’s rapidly rising golfer took... + 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

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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
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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

The Geiger Counter

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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
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Friday, 03/01/14
It was the early 1950s when a young farm girl named Bonnie Bakken stood in the doorway of her parents’ home in Black Earth. Her hands on her hips, the fiercely independent young woman told her... + 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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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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