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FLUSHING OF WATER MAINS

The city of Middleton Water Utility will be flushing mains on Tribeca Drive, beginning Sunday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. They will also be flushing mains on Terrace Avenue, beginning Monday, July 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m... Read More

Middleton first responders team up to battle childhood cancer

On Thursday July 31, Middleton Fire Chief  Aaron Harris and Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke will flip  a special Middleton Police Department coin to decide who will be the home team at the second annual Battle of the Badges on August 9.

The charity softball game between the two departments will raise awareness and funds to help families affected by childhood cancer.  This year they will play for four-year-old Blake Rickert, who was diagnosed with Burkitt Leukemia in January. The fire department won Tuesday’s toss and will be the home team at the softball game. A 5K run will happen prior to the game.

Builders update district on construction progress

Builders update district on construction progress

The pace of construction at Glacier Creek and Kromrey middle schools will pick up over the next few weeks as crews work to finish projects.

The interior additions at Glacier Creek are all but complete, Findorff project manager Matt Premo told Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District officials at a construction meeting Tuesday. The only area that has minor touch-ups is in the new student services area in the front of the school.

Meanwhile, he said the pouring of concrete for parking lots and roads around the school should be done in less than a week. The front entrance sidewalks should be poured this week, while seeding on the east end of the site will also take place this week. Furniture for the fifth-grade wing and other new rooms should be delivered July 31.

Author will discuss novel, sign books Thursday

Author will discuss novel, sign books Thursday

Dale Kushner will read from and discuss her novelm "The Conditions of Love," at an event at the Middleton Public Library Thursday.

The event will end with a question and answer session and a book signing, organizers said.

Copies of "The Conditions of Love" will be available for sale at the event.

The event starts at 7 p.m. in the Archer Room.

Middleton police look for vehicle that caused injury crash

Middleton police officers are looking for information on a crash that happened Saturday night, according to an alert.

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of Deming Way and Murphy Drive, police said.

A silver or gray vehicle with an unknown driver pulled out from Murphy Drive in front of traffic going north on Deming Way, which caused another vehicle's driver to slam on their brakes to avoid hitting the first car, according to the alert. The vehicle that braked then got rear-ended, and the crash caused multiple injuries.

The silver or gray vehicle did not stop and police are asking for the public?s help in finding the vehicle, according to the alert.

Officials ask anyone with information on the crash or the vehicle to contact Sgt. Darrin Zimmerman at 608-824-7326 or call the Confidential Tip Line at 608-824-7304.

No traffic through Branch St. at Maywood Ave. intersection Wednesday

The city said it will close an intersection under construction for the day Wednesday. 

Middleton said the intersection of Branch Street and Maywood Avenue will be closed in a notice Wednesday morning. Motorists will not be able to drive through on either street. The intersection closure will only apply for the day Wednesday. 

A months-long construction project on Branch Street began in early June and is expected to be completed in early October. Crews are replacing the water main, repairing sewers, sidewalks and gutters and resurfacing the road.

Branch St. reconstruction enters 2nd phase

The city's contractor for the reconstruction of Branch Street is scheduled to begin Phase 2 of the project on Monday... Read More