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Remarkably, their season is quickly nearing the midway point. There has been improvement. There have been positive signs. But there is one thing Middleton’s baseball team is in desperate search of: consistency. And Thursday was a perfect example of that. The Cardinals, who had won two... + continue reading
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I wear a lot of khaki. It’s a canvas upon which even the most banal stains take on a romantic hue. Splash coffee, beer and baby food on a white shirt, and you look like either a very simple slob or a very bad father. Those same stains on a khaki torso lead the mind down all sorts of exotic... + continue reading
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Middleton’s boys golf team had an awfully exciting 24-hour stretch this week. First, the Cardinals were ranked No. 1 in the first Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin (GCAW) poll of the season. Middleton then played to that lofty standard and won the 22-team WPGA Invitational Monday... + continue reading
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It took a tad longer than they would have liked. But Middleton’s baseball team seems to be finding its groove. After a rough start to the season, the Cardinals won two of three games last week — including an impressive 14-5 rout of three-time defending state champion Sun Prairie last... + continue reading
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VERONA — There were countless opportunities. One chance after another to change the one-sided nature of this rivalry. So when it was over, and host Verona had toppled Middleton, 5-1, in a girls softball game last Friday, Cardinals head coach Cherie Hellenbrand was understandably frustrated... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 24/03/15
There will be two contested Middleton-Cross Plains Area School Board races on the April 7 ballot. In Area 4, which includes the towns of Middleton and Westport, newcomers Todd Smith and Linda Yu will square off. In Area 5, the school board’s central district, incumbent Anne Bauer... + continue reading
Tuesday, 24/03/15
There will be two contested Middleton-Cross Plains Area School Board races on the April 7 ballot. In Area 4, which includes the towns of Middleton and Westport, newcomers Todd Smith and Linda Yu will square off. In Area 5, the school board’s central district, incumbent Anne Bauer... + continue reading
Friday, 16/01/15
Mary Kay Baum is well educated, articulate and gregarious. But beneath the surface, she is struggling. The words she seeks are often elusive. Her train of thought wants to veer off course. “It can get camouflaged by a good education or a large vocabulary – I often have to use a... + continue reading

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Remarkably, their season is quickly nearing the midway point. There has been improvement. There have been positive signs. But there is one thing Middleton’s baseball team is in desperate... + 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

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Wednesday, 08/04/15
A young woman, her swarthy arms taught as she hoists two pails of hog feed, her t-shirt stretched thin by a belly in which a baby spends its final weeks before entering the world. A bearded man, his... + continue reading

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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

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Wednesday, 22/04/15
I wear a lot of khaki. It’s a canvas upon which even the most banal stains take on a romantic hue. Splash coffee, beer and baby food on a white shirt, and you look like either a very simple... + continue reading
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Tuesday, 24/02/15
My wife and I like to eat organic meats and vegetables. Our 10-month-old daughter prefers dog food. Our dining preferences stem from a desire to do what’s best for our bodies and the land.... + continue reading

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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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Wednesday, 06/11/13
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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