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While questions of race, lethal force and police accountability continue to rage in Ferguson, Missouri following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, the Middleton Police Department is making clear that it has already taken extensive steps to document its officers’ interactions with the... + continue reading
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Franco Marcos is notorious for bold statements. He doesn’t shy away from large proclamations. And he won’t run from those declarations throughout the year. The thing is, more often than not, Marcos is right. And Middleton’s girls volleyball coach is hoping he will be correct... + continue reading
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Gone is a senior class that experienced unparalleled success. A group that took a terrific program and made it even better. Middleton’s girls swimmers won four straight Big Eight Conference titles behind a core that recently graduated. That class helped lead Middleton to third place finishes... + continue reading
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They survived the first two meets of the season without their best player. When she returned, a terrific Middleton girls golf team became downright dynamic. Cardinals junior Loren Skibba returned to the lineup last Friday during a dual meet against Janesville Parker at Pleasant View. And... + continue reading
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With loads of experience and talent, Middleton’s defense figures to be one of the more dominant forces in the Big Eight Conference this season. So going up against a young Janesville Parker squad in its opener, it had to be a shock when the Vikings’ Eric Schumacher ripped through a... + continue reading

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Thursday, 28/08/14
While questions of race, lethal force and police accountability continue to rage in Ferguson, Missouri following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, the Middleton Police Department is making clear that it has already taken extensive steps to document its officers’ interactions with the... + continue reading
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

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Wednesday, 27/08/14
Franco Marcos is notorious for bold statements. He doesn’t shy away from large proclamations. And he won’t run from those declarations throughout the year. The thing is, more often than... + continue reading

Schools

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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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Wednesday, 06/08/14
If you want to ruin a dinner party, just bring up Monsanto. Like politics and religion before it, the world’s largest seed company is a topic notorious for starting arguments. To critics of... + 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, 06/08/14
One of my friends was raised by wolves, and he turned out just fine. So why, if he became a contributing member of society, does everyone fret about parenting? Scaring people into thinking they... + continue reading
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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

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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