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The Midwest Mustache & Beard Wearers Championship took place Saturday at Capital Brewery. While most of the  competitors were male, some of the most creative styles were worn by women (who, unlike their male counterparts, were allowed to use fake beards). This one was worn by Krista... + continue reading
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The Greenway Station Farmers Market is in full swing, taking place each Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Farming is a family affair for vendors (left to right) Maichi, Yasoua and Sue V. Vang, who sell fresh vegetables at the market. + continue reading
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It’s almost reaching the point of absurdity. And you wonder, how can things get any better? During the 2013-’14 school year, Middleton captured a Big Eight Conference championship (either regular, postseason, or both) in 14 of the 22 sports it competes in. That’s a remarkable 63... + continue reading
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  It was another banner year for Middleton’s baseball program, capped with a trip to the WIAA Division 1 state tournament. And the Cardinals reaped the rewards, landing seven players on the all-Big Eight Conference team. Senior pitcher Kasey Miller, senior catcher Jackson Keeler and... + continue reading
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It was a perfect 10 for Middleton’s girls soccer team. The Cardinals, winners of the Big Eight Conference, had 10 players earn all-league honors. That was more than any other team in the conference. Cardinals senior forward Ellen Jesse, senior midfielder Leia Peterman, sophomore defender... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 30/04/14
County leaders aren’t giving up on their efforts to regulate local mining sites, despite towns’ tepid response to their earlier attempts. Flanked by supporters and backed by the pristine natural landscape of the Pheasant Branch Conservancy and a dormant mine that abuts it, county... + continue reading
Wednesday, 30/04/14
Perhaps April Fools day was a particularly apt day for this year’s Spring Election… Longtime city alderman Jim Wexler has turned his horse around while riding off into the sunset and returned to his seat despite filing non-candidacy papers last year. Wexler was appointed back to the... + continue reading
Friday, 21/03/14
The Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin, Inc. on Wednesday obtained a temporary restraining order in Dane County Circuit Court barring the City of Middleton from proceeding with the construction of its new Public Works Facility and Outbuildings to be located at 4330 Parmenter Street in... + continue reading

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Friday, 11/07/14
It’s almost reaching the point of absurdity. And you wonder, how can things get any better? During the 2013-’14 school year, Middleton captured a Big Eight Conference championship (... + 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

In Business

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Thursday, 17/07/14
You might say beer is in Brian Destree’s blood. Not literally – he’s sober and bright-eyed on a busy Wednesday morning – but in a deep, ancestral way. His family emigrated... + continue reading

Obituaries

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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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Wednesday, 04/09/13
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

The Geiger Counter

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Wednesday, 25/06/14
Mark Koeppl is reclining on a shaded porch, looking out over a barnyard where an old, deaf potbellied pig dozes beneath a big red barn. Black and white striped Dominique chickens – a rare bird... + continue reading
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Wednesday, 04/06/14
When your wife is very pregnant, comparing her to a cow won’t make her feel any better. At least, that’s what the doctor told me. In my defense, I grew up on a farm. Most of my prior... + continue reading

In Brief

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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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