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In many ways, this was the best of both worlds. Middleton’s boys basketball team edged host Beloit Memorial, 58-56, in a Big Eight Conference game last Saturday. The Cardinals improved to 3-3 overall and 2-2 in the league. After a frenetic finish, though, in which Middleton nearly let a 12-... + continue reading
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Janesville Craig can be a tough place for opposing girls’ basketball teams to play. The Cougars typically field a high-level team. The crowd can get rowdy and there’s a definite homecourt advantage. None of that bothered Middleton last Friday, though. The Cardinals got 19 points from... + continue reading
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The Milwaukee Marquette boys swimming invite is the closest thing there is to the state meet during the regular season. There are 32 teams that descend on Marquette in a meet packed with many of the state’s elite swimmers. So Middleton didn't feel too bad after finishing fifth among the... + continue reading
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It’s probable that the best is yet to come for Middleton’s girls gymnastics team. For now, the present isn't too bad whatsoever. The Cardinals are currently without two injured varsity performers — and hope to get them back later this month. In the meantime, Middleton is... + continue reading
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CROSS PLAINS–Citing an adage most cannot relate to, retiring Cross Plains Chief of Police Tom Janssen explained, “The life of a police officer is filled with seven hours of boredom, punctuated by five minutes of terror, followed by eight days of paperwork.” In his experience,... + continue reading

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Friday, 03/01/20
CROSS PLAINS–Citing an adage most cannot relate to, retiring Cross Plains Chief of Police Tom Janssen explained, “The life of a police officer is filled with seven hours of boredom, punctuated by five minutes of terror, followed by eight days of paperwork.” In his experience,... + continue reading
Friday, 03/01/20
MIDDLETON–Beginning on Jan. 3,  TDS will have a crew repairing a manhole in westbound Century Avenue at the approach to Allen Boulevard.  One lane will be closed for the work, and kept closed overnight while the concrete is curing. The plan is to place a temporary pavement... + continue reading
Friday, 03/01/20
MADISON–Two environmental groups opposed to the Cardinal-Hickory Creek (CHC) powerline have filed lawsuits against the Public Service Commission (PSC) in state and federal courts seeking to reverse the decision to construct the Dubuque, IA-to-Town of Middleton, high voltage line. The... + continue reading

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In many ways, this was the best of both worlds. Middleton’s boys basketball team edged host Beloit Memorial, 58-56, in a Big Eight Conference game last Saturday. The Cardinals improved to 3-3... + continue reading

Schools

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Thursday, 26/12/19
MIDDLETON–Both Middleton High School (MHS) and Clark Street Community School (CSCS) were closed on Dec. 11 because of social media threats on Dec. 10. The threats were directed at a sexual... + continue reading

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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

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MADISON-Vicki Jeanne (Mergen) Spink passed away on Jan. 3, 2020. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.  Vicki began her journey on Jan. 7, 1945, growing up in Middleton, with her... + continue reading
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MADISON-Vicki Jeanne (Mergen) Spink passed away on Jan. 3, 2020. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.  Vicki began her journey on Jan. 7, 1945, growing up in Middleton, with her... + continue reading

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The holiday season has always been one of my favorite times of year for three reasons–generosity, happiness and revelry. What’s not to like about two months of eating, drinking, family,... + continue reading
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Voter suppression can take on many forms. Last week in a story about Max Prestigiacomo running for Madison City Council, voter suppression came up because of Wisconsin voter ID laws, which make it... + 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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