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Just before the fights began on Saturday night, a grandmother who was about to see her granddaughter get rocked by several hard right hands was at the breaking point. “I’m so damned nervous!” she cried out amid the din of the Red Mouse sports bar in Cross Plains. As it turned out... + continue reading
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Caleb Easton crunched the numbers in his head. As Middleton’s boys cross country standout totaled the results from last Saturday’s WIAA Division 1 state meet, Easton figured the Cardinals would be exiting Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids with a championship trophy. It wasn... + continue reading
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Mattie Lepage doesn’t have a single kill or assist for Middleton’s boys volleyball team this season. He hasn’t recorded an ace, block or a dig. But Lepage has become a vital part of Middleton’s sensational squad, which clinched a fifth straight trip to state Thursday night... + continue reading
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To the membership of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church of Middleton, the devastation in Puerto Rico from hurricanes Irma and Maria wasn’t just television news. It’s a personal story about people who they know and have developed a relationship with through a sister-church partnership... + continue reading
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Middleton football coach Tim Simon insists the Madison West team he saw two months ago won’t be the same group that comes to Otto Breitenbach Stadium Friday night. The thing is, the Cardinals are much different themselves. Middleton routed the Regents, 36-0, back on Aug. 31. Now, the two... + 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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Caleb Easton crunched the numbers in his head. As Middleton’s boys cross country standout totaled the results from last Saturday’s WIAA Division 1 state meet, Easton figured the... + 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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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

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

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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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Tuesday, 11/07/17
One night I saw the glint of light on broken glass, and I knew the moon was shining. A burnt sienna-haired woman was draped in black. She stormed back and forth across a little room, sneering and... + 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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