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Middleton Library Hosts Environmental Film Screening

Middleton Library Hosts Environmental Film Screening

The Middleton Public Library will host the Green Thursday Film "A River of Waste -- The Hazardous Truth about Factory Farms". The event will start at 7 p.m. at the library on Hubbard Avenue.

The European Union stands virtually alone in establishing strong health and environmental standards for the meat and poultry industry. In the U.S and elsewhere, the industry is dominated by the use of arsenic, antibiotics, growth hormones and by the dumping of massive amounts of sewage in fragile waterways and environments.

Wings Squirt "A" Wins Dells Waterpark Classic

Wings Squirt "A" Wins Dells Waterpark Classic

The Middleton Squirt "A" hockey team brought home a trophy that was taller than some of it's members from the Dells Waterpark Classic which concluded Sunday.

The Dells Waterpark Classic is part of the Ultimate Tournament Series hosted by Wisconsin Dells Youth Hockey and was held at The Poppy Waterman Ice Arena.

The tournament began Friday evening with a Middleton Wings 5-2 victory over Reedsburg.  On Saturday, the Wings shut out Sauk Prairie and the Leafs from Dundee, Illinois.

Middleton met the Leafs again in Sunday's final and the Wings came out on top 5-2.

The Middleton Wings Squirt "A" will play their next tournament January 7th in Sun Prairie.

Way to go WINGS!

Middleton Community Orchestra To Host Holiday Concert

Middleton Community Orchestra To Host Holiday Concert

Middleton Community Orchestra follows up its inaugural concert with a Holiday Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at 2100 Bristol Street.

Tickets area available at the door or residents can call 608-212-8690. Tickets are general admission and cost $10.00. Students and retirement home residents get in for free.

New Middleton Studio, Gallery To Host Open House

New Middleton Studio, Gallery To Host Open House

Twin Valley Clay Studio & Gallery will host an open house on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. with a ribbo cutting for their new business at 5:30 p.m.

Owners are inviting the public to join them for wheel demos and tours of the studio and gallery. All those attending will get a chance to win fabulous prizes starting at 6 p.m. Refreshments will also be provided.

Twin Valley Clay Studio and Gallery is three miles west of the Beltline at 4319 Twin Valley Road #8.

Middleton Wings Take 3rd Place in Bantam Battle

Middleton Wings Take 3rd Place in Bantam Battle

The Middleton Wings Bantam B team came back from the Bantam Battle in Sparta, Wisconsin with an impressive 3rd place finish. In order to capture 3rd place the Middleton Wings beat the Beloit Blades twice, once in the round-robin portion of the tourmanent and once in the trophy round.  The Beloit Blades took 4th place.

The annual Bantam Battle tournament is hosted by Sparta Youth Hockey and is a Wisconsin Youth Hockey Association officially sanctioned tournament.

Tournament play allows the Middleton teams to play opponents from other parts of the state which allows them to prepare for the WAHA state tournament held March 5th and 6th 2011.

Congratulations to the Middleton Wings Bantam B skaters!  Well done!

Storm Causes Area Event, Church Cancellations

Storm Causes Area Event, Church Cancellations

A powerful winter storm is bearing down on southern Wisconsin, dumping several inches of snow.

With the snow expected to continue through Sunday evening, many area businesses have announced plans to close while various events and churches are calling off scheduled services for Sunday.

Various cities, villages and towns have also declared snow emergencies.

To see a complete list of closings and snow emergencies, click here.

Middleton Public Library To Hold Sale

The Final 2010 Book Sale at the Middleton Public Library is set for Saturday and Sunday. 

The Saturday event will be from 10 to 11 a.m. for Friends members only (memberships can be purchase at the door and will run through Dec 2011)

The event will be open on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. to everyone.

The sale will be on the lower level of the library.

Holiday books for both children and adults are currently for sale on the first floor in the Friends on going book sale area.  There is a good selection of nice gifts book available too.  New books and other materials are added several times a week.

Proceeds from the book sales go to support programs and other needs of the Middleton Public Library.