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West, Memorial battle to scoreless tie

Madison West and Madison Memorial battled to a 0-0 tie in a boys soccer match at Mansfield Stadium Tuesday night.

West is ranked third in the state in the Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association poll this week, while Memorial is ranked fourth.

Middleton, which is ranked second, defeated Sun Prairie 3-1 Tuesday night.

Middleton travels to Mansfield Stadium to face Memorial Thursday.

State’s report card shows Middleton-Cross Plains district exceeds expectations

State education officials say the majority of Wisconsin public schools and school districts meet or exceed expectations for student achievement.

The Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District was rated as exceeding expectations.

The state report cards for about 2,100 public schools show approximately 88 percent met or exceeded expectations. About 98 percent of the state's 424 districts also achieved that mark.

It's the second year the state Department of Public Instruction has issued district report cards and the third year for schools.

Both are evaluated in four main areas; student achievement in reading and math on statewide assessments, student growth in those assessments, closing achievement and graduation gaps and readiness for college or careers.

If you would like to find out how your school district did, click here.

Storm Water Utility Proposal for Referendum

The City of Middleton is considering the adoption of a storm water utility to provide a dedicated funding mechanism for the City to maintain its storm water management system. The referendum will be conducted through the Tuesday, Nov. 4 ballot... Read More

Water mains to be flushed in subdivision

The City of Middleton Water Utility will be flushing mains in the Misty Valley Subdivision, beginning on Monday morning, September 15th, ffrom 9 am to 2 pm. A slight discoloration of the water may be noticed during this time period... Read More

Ramp to westbound Beltline closes for 3 weeks

Ramp to westbound Beltline closes for 3 weeks

The Greenway Boulevard ramp to the westbound Beltline will be closed for approximately three weeks, according to a Wisconsin Department of Transportation release.

The ramp will be closed to accommodate Beltline construction work, officials said.

The signed detour is John Q. Hammons Drive to Deming Way to University Avenue.

The ramp closed at 5 a.m. Monday.

Middleton emergency crews host family safety day

Middleton fire, police and EMS crews are teaming up with West Bend Mutual Insurance for a family safety day on Saturday.

Parents can help their children stay safe by signing up for safe assured ID kits, learning what to look for when choosing a babysitter, and understanding the appropriate way to respond to common medical emergencies, organizers said.

More than 20 local organizations will be on hand with information for parents. There will also be fun, educational activities for kids, organizers said. Children will have a chance to see fire extinguisher demonstrations, and be able to climb into and explore a Middleton fire engine.

The event, in its seventh year, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Middleton Fire Station. Family Safety Day is free, and will be held rain or shine.

Edgewood wins "Crusade For A Cure"

Edgewood won the "Crusade For A Cure" golf tournament at Maple Bluff Country Club Monday afternoon by five shots over Verona.

The event featured pink flags and 18 teams and 91 golfers wearing pink to highlight the fight against breast cancer.

Caroline Lake had the low score of the day with 70 and her Edgewood teammate, Tess Hackworthy came in second with 75.

Verona's Jessica Reinecke was the only other player to break 80. The defending Division One state champion shot 76.

CRUSADE FOR A CURE

TEAM RESULTS

1. Edgewood�� 343

2. Verona�������� 348

3. Milton�������� 350

4. Middleton�� 365

5. Notre Dame� 367