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Dreamlike. Fantastic. Unreal. This is how Colin Butler and the rest of Middleton’s hockey team felt last Saturday night. Butler scored arguably the Cardinals’ biggest goal of the year. The sophomore forward corralled a rebound and beat Verona goalie Nathan Cleghorn at 5:10 in overtime... + continue reading
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First it was Storm Murphy. Then it was Tyree Eady. Together, the pair of standout sophomores helped Middleton’s boys basketball team put together a dominant first half, en route to an impressive 76-57 Big Eight Conference victory over rival Verona last Friday night. Murphy and Eady combined... + continue reading
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They desperately needed a game like this. One to help bury a forgettable two-week stretch. One to re-establish confidence throughout the team. And one to stay in the hunt for a Big Eight Conference title. Middleton’s girls basketball got all of those — and more — during an... + continue reading
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Saturday was homecoming, of sorts, for Middleton’s girls gymnastics coach Kari Steck. Her Cardinals then made sure it was a happy one. Middleton finished third at the Southwestern/Cuba City Invite and posted a season-high score of 138.275. Mukwonago-Kettle Moraine won the meet with a score... + continue reading
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Surprise, surprise. The Big Eight Conference boys basketball season has hit the midway point. And to the astonishment of most folks in the basketball world, Middleton sits alone atop the league. The Cardinals won a pair of games last week and surged to the head of the Big Eight pack. Middleton... + continue reading

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Friday, 16/01/15
Mary Kay Baum is well educated, articulate and gregarious. But beneath the surface, she is struggling. The words she seeks are often elusive. Her train of thought wants to veer off course. “It can get camouflaged by a good education or a large vocabulary – I often have to use a... + continue reading
Wednesday, 05/11/14
Shall the City of Middleton Storm Water Utility be permitted to charge customers of the Storm Water Utility an annual charge up to $15.00 per equivalent runoff unit for each property for maintenance of existing storm water management facilities without reducing the levy limit for the charges of the... + continue reading
Thursday, 16/10/14
The back and forth political fight over voter ID took a surprising turn late last week when the U.S. Supreme Court ordered that the photo ID requirement will not be in effect for the November 4 General Election.  The decision irked Republicans and caused Democrats to celebrate. Meanwhile, it... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 27/01/15
Dreamlike. Fantastic. Unreal. This is how Colin Butler and the rest of Middleton’s hockey team felt last Saturday night. Butler scored arguably the Cardinals’ biggest goal of the year.... + 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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Friday, 31/10/14
Ashley Kinart Named Brewmaster at Capital Brewery “When I made my first beer here, a lot of people asked me if I was doing it to empower women,” says Ashley Kinart. “My answer was... + 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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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, 21/01/15
Peter was a lazy, mercurial presence in our house. Even in his old age, he stuck to a rigorous daily routine that included sleeping wherever I wanted to sit, and distributing a layer of hair, like... + continue reading
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Wednesday, 17/12/14
I used to own a lot of nutcrackers. Little, brashly-painted wooden men who looked like Russian princes in rigor mortis. They were, I thought at the time, the worst action figures ever created. My... + 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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