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In 1980, when boxing still mattered to much of the nation, Roberto Durán was the welterweight champion of the world. During a memorable title fight against Sugar Ray Leonard held at the Louisiana Superdome, Leonard put on a show with his remarkable speed and movement and dominated Duran.... + continue reading
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If there was ever a team that needed every minute of available practice time, it was the 2018 Middleton boys’ golf team. The Cardinals return just one proven golfer from a year ago in senior Andy Zucker. Middleton has three seniors to replace and at least eight candidates that will be... + continue reading
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For the majority of this century, Middleton’s boys tennis team has been a fixture at the state team tennis tournament. The Cardinals have been to the state team tournament 11 times since 2000. And in that time, Middleton has four state runner-up finishes to its credit. The Cardinals failed... + continue reading
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The end is never easy. It’s even worse when you dominate a competition throughout, yet still fall short on the scoreboard. That happened to Middleton’s girls’ soccer team last year, when it controlled play against Verona in a regional final, yet dropped a 1-0 decision. The... + continue reading
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The results in the Cross Plains Village Board race on Tuesday night were delayed due to a technical problem. Village administrator/clerk Caitlin Stene said the “M-Stick” onto which election results are loaded after the polls close failed, and the village had to obtain a new voting... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 04/04/18
The results in the Cross Plains Village Board race on Tuesday night were delayed due to a technical problem. Village administrator/clerk Caitlin Stene said the “M-Stick” onto which election results are loaded after the polls close failed, and the village had to obtain a new voting... + continue reading
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

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Wednesday, 11/04/18
In 1980, when boxing still mattered to much of the nation, Roberto Durán was the welterweight champion of the world. During a memorable title fight against Sugar Ray Leonard held at the... + continue reading

Schools

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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

In Business

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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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Thursday, 25/02/16
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

The Geiger Counter

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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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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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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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