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The Big Eight Conference announced on Monday it would not have an official conference winter sports season. That doesn’t mean winter sports are dead at Middleton High School, though. Far from. Although the Big Eight member schools have determined conference competition for winter sports... + continue reading
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Middleton’s Dan Lynam has been selected by the Wisconsin Swimming/Diving Coaches Association as the 2019-20 National Federation High School Coaches Association Boys Swimming Coach of the Year Award for Wisconsin. Lynam led the Cardinals to the WIAA Division 1 state championship in February,... + continue reading
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Derek Rongstad would sit in his living room as an elementary student. He’d flip to whatever basketball game was on, and within minutes he’d pretend to be coaching the teams that were competing. “My parents would probably say I’ve been planning on coaching basketball since I... + continue reading
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Jamie Sims took over as Middleton’s athletic director on July 1.  Three weeks later, the Big Eight Conference canceled fall sports. And in a year where very little has been normal, things have been completely unconventional for Sims. Friday Night Lights have been replaced with meetings... + continue reading
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Rob Kleinschmidt has only been Middleton’s boys volleyball coach about a month. But Kleinschmidt is already certain of one thing: he wants the senior class he inherited to go out on a high. Middleton High School voted earlier this summer to push all fall sports to the spring due to concerns... + continue reading

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Thursday, 22/10/20
MIDDLETON–The City of Middleton has offered to hire an independent consultant to review aircraft noise at one location in the Town of Middleton and two locations in the city. The offer came in an Oct. 14 response by City Administrator Mike Davis to the Aug. 20 joint meeting with the Common... + continue reading
Thursday, 22/10/20
MIDDLETON–Middleton Cross Plains Area School District (MCPASD) board members Bob Hesselbein and Minza Karim are at the center of a recall election petition based on their votes to keep the district in an all virtual learning model. The petition is being circulated by parents in the district... + continue reading
Thursday, 22/10/20
MIDDLETON–A group of Middleton Cross Plains Area School District (MCPASD) parents registered a committee to recall school board members Bob Hesselbein and Minza Karim on Oct. 8. Hesselbein and Karim are two of the five board members who voted to continue virtual learning at the board’s... + continue reading

Sports

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Thursday, 22/10/20
The Big Eight Conference announced on Monday it would not have an official conference winter sports season. That doesn’t mean winter sports are dead at Middleton High School, though. Far from... + continue reading

Schools

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Thursday, 22/10/20
MIDDLETON–Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District (MCPASD) Board of Education member Bob Green asked Superintendent Dana Monogue to comment on the closure of Elm Lawn Elementary following... + continue reading

In Business

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Thursday, 31/10/19
MIDDLETON – It was sunshine and smiles Tuesday when city, school and utility officials broke ground for a five-megawatt solar array at Middleton Municipal Airport-Morey Field. Mayor Gurdip... + continue reading

Obituaries

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MIDDLETON / TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD–Richard E. "Dick" Williamson, a witness to much of his beloved country's history, passed away on Sept. 24, 2020. Born in Dayton, OH, on Aug. 15,... + continue reading
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Francis “Frank” O’Connor BELLEVILLE/PRIMROSE–Francis “Frank” O’Connor passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sept. 25, 2020. Frank was born... + continue reading

Michelle's Musings

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RBG

Thursday, 01/10/20
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) was a champion for human rights, those of women, minorities and the LBGT community. She was one of a small handful of women accepted at Harvard Law School in the early 1960s... + continue reading
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Thursday, 24/09/20
Against my better judgement I flew to Denver from Madison last week. Normally I would not have considered taking flight during a global pandemic, but duty called and I had to head to Colorado to help... + 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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