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Kevin Bavery was ecstatic. Bavery, Middleton’s boys’ basketball coach, has believed for weeks that Sun Prairie is the class of their WIAA Division 1 sectional. So when Bavery and his fellow coaches held their postseason seeding meeting Sunday, many were hoping to wind up on the... + continue reading
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If you told Jeff Kind in December that Middleton’s girls basketball team would land a top-four postseason seed, the Cardinals’ head coach might have thought you were goofy. Middleton struggled early in the season and had a 3-5 record just two days after Christmas. But the Cardinals... + continue reading
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The girls state gymnastics meet remains three weeks away. But it’s not too early to start talking about Middleton as one of the schools capable of making a run at greatness. Middleton won its own invitational on Feb. 3 and made quite a statement in the process. The Cardinals finished with... + continue reading
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Many expected the Big Eight Conference boys swimming and diving meet to be a lopsided affair dominated by Madison West. The powerful Regents did win the meet held Feb. 3 at Beloit Memorial High School. But it was anything but lopsided. Both Madison Memorial and Middleton made the Regents sweat,... + continue reading
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Kent Weiler has been around the sport of wrestling a long time. Weiler was a standout on the mats three decades ago. And Weiler has been Middleton’s wrestling coach since 2005. So when Weiler utters the following words, you listen closely. “In all my years, that was the best high... + 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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Kevin Bavery was ecstatic. Bavery, Middleton’s boys’ basketball coach, has believed for weeks that Sun Prairie is the class of their WIAA Division 1 sectional. So when Bavery and his... + 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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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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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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