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Stagecoach development A renaissance of

old fashioned faith
earns final city approval Belief in a supernatural war
fuels a local church’s growth
City council okays specific implementation plan fields of corn and pastures in
which horses thunder across
tails for Stagecoach Trail Apart- leaving only a brief discussion west of Highway Q and just the windswept earth of rural
ments in the developer’s spe- before receiving approval. south of the North Lake subdi- Wisconsin. Here, the ideas of
cific implementation plan. Most The council also approved vision.  Good and evil. Angels and good and evil are still very
of the details had been worked the concept plan for the devel- The 46-unit three story demons. God and the Devil. real, and the battle between

The Middleton Common out between the developer, city opment of 15 single-family Heaven and Hell. them rages on.
Council approved the final de- planning staff and committees homes on 6.35 acres located You don’t hear about them The Very Reverend Richard
as much as you used to, in Heilman, Pastor of St. Mary of
See STAGECOACH, page 2

most churches these days. Pine Bluff, says he has drawn

Did foreign firm steal local company’s tech? Many Christian leaders have lines in a very literal supernat-
eschewed such terms for a ural war. And those lines are
theft of trade secrets trial. over years at a great expense to and AMSC’s equipment al- softer, gentler brand of spiritu- bringing in young families
Beijing-based Sinovel Wind AMSC. Among other things, it lowed Sinovel to become one of ality. If they are mentioned, who are looking for respite
Group was American Supercon- controlled the direction the the world’s largest wind turbine it’s often in broad, metaphori- from secularism and moral
ductor’s (now AMSC) biggest wind turbines faced and pitch of companies, O’Shea said. cal contexts. relativism.

A former Middleton com- customer, buying its electronic the blades to allow a turbine to A change in Chinese regula- That’s not the way things “Since the 1960s, it seems
pany closed after a Chinese firm controls and software devel- generate up to 1 megawatt of tions to take effect in 2011 re- are at St. Mary of Pine Bluff there has been a real reticence,
stole and used its valuable soft- oped in Middleton, said Assis- electricity. in the Town of Cross Plains, a
ware, a federal prosecutor told tant U.S. Attorney Tim O’Shea. The two companies enjoyed breathtakingly ornate, old-
jurors Monday at the start of a The software was developed a good business relationship style church nestled between
See LAWSUIT, page 7 See RELIGION, page 7

Creating Common Ground

Adrienne Hulburt-Stroud brings a unique vision to the corner of Century Ave. and Branch St.
place for community groups to meditation and yoga classes, a
meet.” wellness circle, guided scenic
On December 1, Hulburt- walks down Pheasant Branch
Stroud secured the historic trail, and an open art studio fea-

No one could ever accuse building on the southwest cor- turing drawing, painting, DIY
Adrienne Hulburt-Stroud of ner of Century Avenue and crafts and jewelry-making. For-
dreaming small. Branch Street, a building profit instructors would pay a
“‘If I build it, they will known best in the past, perhaps, reservation fee, and community
come,’ has been my motto,” for housing the Branch Street groups would need to meet a
Hulburt-Stroud said of her plans Retreat. She hopes to open certain amount of café sales.
to create a café-cum-commu- Common Ground early this “It was never intended that I
nity center called Common year. do this alone,” Hulburt-Stroud
Ground. It is to be a location in Whether special interest said, noting that more than 20
Middleton, the bubbly Hulburt- group, service club, for-profit people met recently to brain-
Stroud explained, where instructor, or the general public storm how best to utilize the
“everyone can find common taking advantage of the ambi- space. She calls those folks
ground with those you may tious activities calendar, all will “Common Ground Collabora-
have not otherwise met, and a be able to find space in Com- tors,” people in a working part-
mon Ground. The moniker re- nership to launch the vision.
flects community development, A writer herself, Hulburt-
but “Common Ground is also a Stroud said she really enjoys fa-
play on words, coffee grounds. cilitating and connecting people
It hit all those key elements for over writing. For this reason,
me,” Hulburt-Stroud said. Common Ground will have a
She envisions Common strong emphasis on literature. In
Ground’s two levels serving as addition, she serves on the
the locus for a multitude of cus- board of the Wisconsin Writers
tomers: book clubs, writers’ Association, working with the
groups for poetry, novel and statewide literary journal, Cre-
creative writing, open mic, spo-
Times-Tribune photo by Matt Geiger
Adrienne Hulburt-Stroud is busy applying fresh coats of paint, and fresh new ways of looking
ken word, gallery nights for at the ways community and business intersect, at the future site of Common Ground on the cor-
local artists, pay-as-you-can See COMMON, page 5
ner of Century Avenue and Branch Street.

Durand will challenge

Bauer for MCPASD
Four candidates vie for
school board seat three seats on the Cross
Voters in the Middleton- Bauer for the Area 5 seat. While Plains Village Board
Cross Plains Area School Dis- candidates for the seat must live
trict will have a choice when in Area 5, voting is at-large and Four candidates are running for three seats William Brosius and Lee Sorensen. Voting is
they head to the polls this open to everyone in the school on the Cross Plains Village Board this spring. at-large, and the top three vote-getters will all
spring. Challenger K. Bartlett district. Incumbents Sean Hy- Challengers Jeanne Statz and Kevin Thusius earn seats on the board. Incumbent Judy Ketel-
Durand Jr. will face incumbent land (Area 2) and Linda Yu will be on the ballot, as well as incumbents boeter is not seeking re-election.
school board member Anne (Area 4) are unopposed.

On Thursday, Jan. 18, the Friends of Pheasant Branch Conservancy will host
a program titled “Urban Canids.” The program will be held from 6:30-7:30
p.m. at Kromery Middle School, 7009 Donna Drive, Middleton; Room 510

Photo contributed

Theatre students win big at

High School Theatre Festival
Middleton High School Theatre brought two shows to the Wisconsin High School Theatre Fes-
tival at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in November and came home with nine awards. 
Photo by Emily Weaver

The fall one-act play, Skinflints & Scoundrels: Moliere’s Miser, directed by Abbie Hannam,
Program to look performed and took all of the state awards: Critic’s Choice, Outstanding Ensemble, Outstanding
Crew and Outstanding Direction. Seamus Fleischman, Nadia Langley, Andrew Karbusicky,
Robert McPherson, and Tess Lincecum also won individual acting awards.
“Besides giving a wonderful performance at State, this is the strongest showing for any one
act ever performed by Middleton,’’ said Kendra Dando, MHS Theatre director.
at urban canids The full-length production of Peter and the Starcatcher, directed by Dando, was selected as
the Friday Showcase performance. MHS students spent Friday morning loading in, and then
Have you seen a fox or coyote in your own yard? Coyote and fox sightings in urban areas are performed twice for more than 1,000 students and educators from across the state.  “It is a huge
increasing. More interaction can lead to more questions about why they are here and what they honor to be selected as the Showcase production, and it was a thrilling experience for our stu-
are up to. The UW Urban Canid Project (UWUCP) is studying red foxes and coyotes in Madison. dents,’’ said Dando.
The project aims to investigate the way canids are living in Madison and how we can coexist In addition, six students participated in National Individual Events hosted by Wisconsin Thes-
with these wild neighbors. The speaker is Dr. David Drake. Dr. Drake is a Professor and Exten- pians. All of the MHS students received superior or excellent ratings, while senior Isabel Roden
sion Wildlife Specialist in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at the University of sophomore Ava DeCroix qualified for nationals at the International Thespian Festival in June
Wisconsin-Madison.  His research and extension programs primarily focus on wildlife and 2018.
wildlife damage management in human-dominated landscapes. He started the UWUCP in 2016. “It was an exciting weekend for all, and students had a great time performing, attending work-
RSVPs appreciated, and inquiries welcome at: shops, and seeing other performances from across the state,’’ said Dando, who noted more than
100 students worked on the fall shows in some capacity and 65 attended this year’s State Festi-
It is the second straight year MHS has fared so well at the state festival. Last year, in Stevens
Middleton-Cross Plains School Point, students performed “Selfie” by Bradley Hayward. Directed by Abbie Hannam and Pat
Motiff, “Selfie” was recognized with the Critic’s Choice — the top award presented — Outstand-
ing Direction, Outstanding Ensemble, and two individual Oustanding Acting Awards to Leo
Rossmiller and Lew Blank. 
Board looks at state report cards
The State Festival was established in 1990 by the Wisconsin High School Forensic Associa-
Overall Accountability Score ported. tion.
from 0 to 100 calculated by Eight of the district’s nine
combining the weighted aver- schools rated either exceeded or
age of the priority area scores significantly exceeded expecta-

The Middleton Cross Plains minus any Student Engagement tions on the school report cards.
Area School Board was pre- Indicator deductions.
“To account for this and to
Six Middleton Cross Plains
Area School District schools,
sented with the district’s 2015-
continued from page 1

16 school report cards from the ensure the scoring is fair to all namely Elm Lawn, Northside,
state. The report carts were is- school types,” explained Park Sauk Trail and Sunset mixed-income building at 6620- water and erosion control which ommended by the plan commis-
sued November 2017 and are Paulisse, “the average is Ridge elementary schools, 6626 Century Ave. received was approved by water re- sion and contingent on a resolu-
meant to provide a rating sys- weighted differently for schools along with Kromrey Middle heavy scrutiny from nearby res- sources commission. tion of engineering staff
tem that differentiates school that do not have all four Priority School, were in the highest cat- idents during the conceptual Alder Elizabeth Hetrick recommendations and on final
and district performance across Areas.” egory, while Glacier Creek and and rezoning phases for its den- asked Klein for more details approval of the brick color by
the state. More than 2,100 The 0 to 100 accountability MHS placed a category lower. sity and proximity to the adja- about bio-retention which was city staff.  The motion passed
schools received report cards in index score is not a similar scor- The Department of Public In- cent conservancy. The outcry talked about at water resources seven to one with alder Mark
the state. ing system to what one might struction has issued school re- led to rejection of the first re- committee to better manage the Sullivan opposed.
Director of Curriculum and use in school. It is a combina- port cards five times prior and zoning request. After the devel- needs of the Pheasant Branch Development Company St.
Assessment MaryBeth Paulisse tion of school data including Middleton Cross Plains Area oper, Jacob Klein, reduced the Conservancy. Somewhere Inc. received con-
started the presentation by stat- student engagement, student School District has had all of its number of units to about half of Klein said he was planning to ceptual approval for a small
ing that though the report cards growth, closing gaps and on- schools in the top two cate- the original proposal and prom- work with the city together on subdivision original proposed
are a factor used to determine track and postsecondary readi- gories three of the five times the ising improvements to storm that aspect as it will overlap as nine single-family homes and
student growth, they do not ness. School Report Cards are cards have been released. water runoff the project re- with the land next to the site seven detached condominiums.
show the whole story. expected to come out every year Clark Street Community ceived rezoning approval.  which the city is developing The revised concept calls for all
Paulisse explained that each with student results on state School, a charter school for stu- The council approved the into a new trailhead and shelter. single-family lots that would
school and district receives an tests to continuing to be re- dents in grades 9-12, and the general implementation plan “Since you guys are buying comply with the minimum di-
21st Century eSchool for online (GIP) in November. City plan- the land next door to try and to mensional standards required in
students participated in an alter- ner Mark Opitz provided notes work together to maximize that the City’s R1 (single-family)
nate accountability process due and a memo saying there were area in between the two so that zoning classification. 
to the smaller numbers of stu- only minor changes in the SIP they are not completely separate Alder Mark Sullivan opposed
dents at state tested grades. for landscaping, screening com- systems so that we are not wast- the initial proposal because the
TIP! patible with what neighbors ing space.” proximity to the homes in the
want, a privacy fence, retaining Klein showed a few samples North Lake subdivision. He
wall and changes to the storm of the exterior materials that said he would support the proj-
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Turns out, you can fight town hall vehicles per day. cul-de-sac, and provide a the cul-de-sac permanent by the
However, Circuit Judge John $53,000 letter of credit to the time Veridian begins phase 3.
Markson dismissed the resi- town by Jan. 31; Indemnify and Calls to Veridian Homes and
dents’ suit in May and the hold the town harmless for any Ken Sipsma, Adler’s attorney,

Who says you can’t fight claims the board denied their engineering or legal expenses about the agreement were not
town hall? due process rights or acted in an the town incurs if Veridian returned by deadline.
Just ask a town of Middleton arbitrary or unreasonable man- makes to the 41-lot Daybreak Town Administrator David
couple who negotiated a poten- ner in approving Daybreak Val- Valley final plat. Shaw said the town has in-
tially-costly and condition- ley’s final plat. The agreement acknowl- formed Veridian Homes about
laden agreement from the town Despite that dismissal, the edges that Veridian Homes is the agreement but the town has-
board in exchange for not board and the residents contin- not a party to the pact and is not n’t had any comment from the
changing the cul-de-sac they ued to negotiate a resolution, required to comply with it. The developer about it. Shaw also
live on to a through street. with the residents wanting to re- residents also acknowledge that did not know when Veridian
Michael Adler, Michele tain their cul-de-sac and the if they do not satisfy their terms plans to begin Daybreak’s phase
Schmitz and other residents board not wanting a protracted of the agreement, then Veridian 3.
sued the town board last year appeal. Homes can extend Sunset Ridge Neither Adler nor Sipsa has
after it approved a street plan On Dec. 18, the board voted Dr. east to the stem road that ex- communicated with the town
for Veridian Homes’ Daybreak 2-1 to approve an agreement tends west from Bronner Rd. about their plans to make the
Valley subdivision. The ap- that would keep the Sunset Veridian is developing its 51- cul-de-sac permanent, Shaw
proved plan would turn their Ridge Dr. cul-de-sac if the resi- acre Daybreak Valley subdivi- said.
relatively quiet Sunset Ridge dents completed the following: sion in three phases. Daybreak Valley is located
Dr. cul-de-sac, which serves 12 Pay for widening the cul-de- Preliminary work is substan- north of Airport Rd., west of
lots to a through street that sac’s radius from 36 to 45 feet, tially done on two phases and Bronner Rd. and east of Voesen
could be used by hundreds of the standard for a permanent the residents must have made Rd.

Middleton will screen premiere of locally filmed

TV show ‘Around the Corner With John McGivern’
Join Wisconsin Public Tele- firsthand from those who cast premiere of Around the McGivern airs  7 p.m.  Thurs- Times-Tribune photo by Kevin Murphy
vision for a special premiere helped create it. Corner With John McGivern: days from Jan.18 through April Michael Adler, Michele Schmitz and other residents sued the
event to see Middleton’s people, The screening begins 7 p.m. Middleton  7 p.m. Thursday, 12 on WPT. town board last year after it approved a street plan for Veridian
places and events on the big Monday, Jan. 22; doors open Jan. 25  on WPT and on Mil- WPT is a service of the Edu- Homes’ Daybreak Valley subdivision.
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Middleton-area residents are at the Performing Arts Center at part of Around the Corner With Board and University of Wis-
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Time to heal these festering wounds
he and his wife’s graves were Church in Birmingham. In public access. Immediately for that City, in this age, the ar- and degradation of a black un-
beneath it. Civil War general, 1964, placing the image of Jef- (within hours of the vote ap- rogance and disdain shown by derclass, and pitting poor or
ok, so a historical marker, right? ferson Davis was a public state- proving the sale), the private en- the SCV to the Council and City struggling Americans against
Except the statute wasn’t placed ment against the civil rights of tity removed the statues. Clever, was a clarion call to stand up for each other for minor economic

T h i s there until 1904, 27 years after the black population. Memphis bold, brash, and certain to invite what was right. status. We must stop the politi-
Christmas his death. He was dug up from was one of the flashpoint of the a lawsuit and battle with the 2018 is the 50th anniversary cal expediency of rabble rous-
break found his original cemetery and 60s civil rights struggle, and Dr. State. of Dr. King’s assassination. His ing and blaming one
me back in moved there. It just so happens King’s assassination there four But in reading about all of words still echo in our national community or another. We must
my birth- that General Forrest was also a years later after the placement these machinations and plots, I psyche, but we have not yet re- find a way to achieve a common
place of noted slave trader, and the of the statue spells out the racial was struck by one thing: the alized the equality he so desper- goal, then work towards that as
Memphis. Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux tensions in crimson letters. City Council did not come to- ately sought. We have to be one.
To my aston- Klan. The image of the KKK’s But even in 2017, the City of gether until the “Sons of Con- reminded to break out of our It is far past time to embrace
ishment, his- original Grand Wizard placed Memphis couldn’t take down federate Veterans” (“SCV”) own busy, cozy lives and stand our neighbors, regardless of
tory happened that day. on a pedestal in highly segre- the statutes. When the city first poured into a council meeting up for what is right for all. We background, and start to help
On the night of December 22, gated Memphis was not by hap- discussed whether to take them and “acted like they owned the grope towards a more equal each other be better, to find
2017, two monuments to lead- penstance. It was a formal down and took the initial step of place” when the Council was world in fits and spurts. We face peace, and to build security
ers of the Southern uprising in statement of white rule. changing the names of the discussing what to do with the the pressures of everyday life, through community. It is time to
the Civil War were taken down. That could be understood, if parks, the State government of statues and the controversy and the reactionary fears of embrace Dr. King’s message
You may have heard reference not excused, as coming out of Tennessee’s passed a law pro- about them. Without seeing it in those who feel left behind. But and heal the open and festering
to these types of these statues the Civil War and the lingering hibiting the removal of any person, I am confident that the we must learn to act collec- wounds in this country. It is
around the country, mostly in tensions between the races, the “historical” statue. The mythol- spectacle of angry white men tively, working together to time to make history.
southern states. During the last war, and ignorance of the time. ogy developed in the South of vehemently denouncing the ma- bridge historical inequalities
election, and during “Tea Party” But the other statue wasn’t the noble confederate warriors jority-black Council of a major- and inequity, and practice stand- Bartlett Durand, a Middleton
rallies, these monuments were placed in a Memphis park until fighting a just war against the ity-black City did not go over ing together until it becomes a resident, gained renown as
protected and hailed as national 1964, and was none other than wrongdoings of “Yankee” ag- well. And it spurred the Council habit, a part of who we are as a “The Zen Butcher” at Black
monuments to heroes, historical the President of the Confederate gressors, a myth that runs deep to act unanimously. community. It will take genera- Earth Meats. He is now the
treasures, and part of southern States Jefferson Davis. even today. So the City worked There are times when we tions, but it starts with recogniz- business manager for The Con-
pride. In fact, they were overt 1963 is the year of Dr. Martin with clever lawyers and con- must act. Unfortunately it often ing there is still a problem in scious Carnivore, an attorney,
statements of racial suppres- Luther King Jr.’s Letter from a verted the parks into “open takes direct conflict for us to this country directly stemming and a business consultant
sion. Birmingham Jail, the March on spaces”, then sold the open come together. It is hard to fight from the forced slavery of hun- through Local Choice Market-
In Memphis, one statute was Washington, and the bombing spaces to a not-for-profit with against an inchoate threat — or dreds of millions of Africans, ing.
of Nathan Bedford Forrest, and of the 16th Street Baptist an easement requiring ongoing multiple creeping dooms. But over a century of segregation

port submitted to WRMC by tion there to include action you tem, we need small regional
Weyser admits that the storm can take as well as many useful power grids with independent
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR water cannot be handled. He is links to other websites. security systems. Today’s hack-
willing to pay a fine in lieu of I am writing to add some ers have the ability to shut down
Old news now is that the Plan faces. compliance. For reasons un- food for thought for everyone most any computer controlled
Citizens are Commission on a vote of 5-1 Buying the land to build the known, WRMC staff are recom- because there is an issue I have system in existence and most
approved a rezoning request for coveted (by some) trailhead at mending the building and its yet to see be addressed. If probably already have the abil-
an overly dense structure 6612 and 6616-18 Century retention basins be built as pro- everyone wants to continue to ity to knock out electrical power
at 6620 Century Avenue despite Ave.   Plan Staff state the par- posed. eat, have water to drink and to hundreds of thousands of
paying far
massive public for zoning that cel’s assessed value is As I wrote in June 2017, City power up their heat, computers, homes and businesses, if not
too much would reduce the stress to the $342,000. of Middleton taxpayers are pay- cell phones, electric vehicles, millions. Would it not be better
“Whenever you find that you upslope land, nearby wetlands, The seller (JT Klein) expects ing far too much in environ- football delivery systems (also to give them many targets re-
are on the side of the majority, vegetation, and the Pheasant $475,000.  The Plan Commis- mental and monetary costs for known as big screen TVs), etc., quiring a huge effort on the
it is time to pause and reflect.” Branch Conservancy.   The sion and the Conservancy this trailhead (which itself is then we need to have security hackers’ part rather than a single
-Mark Twain Common Council followed suit Lands Commission unani- likely to produce more traffic for our power grid. The larger target to which they can devote
with a vote of 6-2 again despite mously approved the purchase and congestion at Century Ave. the power grid, the more diffi- all their resources? And yet peo-
Times-Tribune readers may well-researched arguments by at the selling price.   The City and Branch St. than the Stage- cult that becomes. Recall that ple are more concerned about
be thinking, not another letter to taxpayers based on ordinance Administrator favors the pur- coach Trail apartments)! many people died as a direct re- North Korea lobbing a nuclear
editor about Stagecoach Trail and government reports. chase at $475K because it is What citizen would pay sult of the loss of electricity dur- weapon our way!
apartments on Century Av- Now that all the votes have close to the expected price 30+% over assessed value for ing the hurricane season. In our The words “trust me” (espe-
enue!  However, if the handling been counted, we move on to is- when first considered in 2009, land without negotiation? Why modern society, most people cially coming from big busi-
of this development is any indi- sues of (a) purchasing parcels the seller’s easement on the ad- should the developer not com- have absolutely no clue how to ness) are usually suspect.
cation of past and future ac- for the construction of a trail jacent recently zoned three ply with storm water manage- survive without electricity.
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need to pay close attention to Stagecoach Trail apartments worth at least $21K, the seller grids powered by miles of trans- Spring Green
the actions of City Staff, Com- and (b) management of the will assume the cost of demoli- Susan Riesch mission lines all under the con-
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mittee as American citizens of Here in the United States, Some burned to the ground. istration of President Jimmy
Japanese descent were rounded Japanese residents found them- “Many ran into beatings,” he Carter, a federal commission

up and sent to remote “Evacua- selves in a kind of identity said of Japanese Americans try- convened and ruled that the in-
tion Camps” in places including limbo, “not citizens, but not ing to re-enter society. ternment camps had been ille-
Arkansas and California. “It aliens” for years. They were not Neeno’s parents, who their gal. Those who were held in
makes no difference whether he free, but not slaves, he said. new American employers in- them were later paid reparations
is an American citizen or not.” It was not until 1952 that sisted on calling “Bob” and thanks to a bill signed when
by Matt Geiger Neeno, who was 17 when he Neeno’s parents gained citizen- “Mary” rather than their Japan- Ronald Regan was in office.
was stripped of his citizenship ship. But Neeno was a citizen ese names, swallowed their Shortly after taking office, Pres-
and taken away, tells his own before he was taken to the en- pride and worked to support ident George H. W. Bush issued
39-6-C. story with a surprising amount campment. He says he did not their children and save money a formal apology.
Meeting a “GIs came up holding rifles of humor. He takes issue with fully regain his citizenship until for tuition. They put their time Neeno joked that these later
… that was no evacuation, that the term “evacuation” as an in- 1976. in the camp behind them and fo- developments brought to mind
Japanese was imprisonment,” he told a accurate euphemism, however. Neeno gave his account of cused on their children’s future. a famous quote attributed to
large audience during a recent “[DeWitt] called them relo- the curfew, the travel ban, and They succeeded, and now, as he Winston Churchill: “Americans
American presentation. cation camps,” Neeno said, re- the encampment where he and prepares to celebrate his 92nd can always be counted on to do
Neeno was 17 when he, membering barbed wire fences his family were taken. The en- birthday later this month, Neeno the right thing - after they have
imprisoned along with thousands of other and gun towers that loomed campments – the one in which is telling the story. exhausted all other possibili-
Japanese Americans, were over his family. “I call them Neeno was kept near the Ari- While telling his tale Neeno’s ties.”
by his own rounded up and taken to these prisons.” zona California border had an eyes glimmered, sometimes But those who expected the
camps. It happened when Pres- Neeno talked about the estimated 20,000 people in it – with a mirthful glint (he made grim account of Neeno’s time in
country ident Franklin Delano Roo- United States’ complicated rela- were located far from the white the audience laugh several the camp to be capped off with
Someone once told me that sevelt signed executive order tionship with its Japanese in- population, in what Neeno de- times), and sometimes with anti-American sentiments were
being a community journalist 10-99, and many years later it habitants, the experience of scribed as some of the “most something far more melan- surely disappointed. Because he
is like receiving a “backstage was ruled unconstitutional. In being stripped of his citizen- godforsaken” portions of the choly. But he says he was never ended his story with a patriotic
pass to life.” I tend to agree, 1991, President George H. W. ship, cracking codes for the country. Places like Arkansas bitter about his experience. sentiment.
and it was as a journalist that I Bush issued a formal apology U.S. Army, and coming to Wis- and the Arizona desert. There, “I was a 17-year-old kid,” he “I’m not Japanese,” said
recently got to attend an amaz- for the “serious injustices” done consin, where he studied and Neeno said Japanese Ameri- explains, suggesting that youth Neeno, who is preparing to cel-
ing presentation by someone to Japanese Americans during became a doctor. cans, not allowed to leave, served as a shield against the in- ebrate his birthday on Hal-
with an amazing story to tell. World War II. He also gave some back- bought essential items they dignity of the experience. loween. “I’m an American. It’s
Neeno said it’s not quite the ground on the United States’ needed from catalogues, and The story does not end when very difficult to explain why.”
Some know him as Katsumi same message he heard from complicated relationship with were forced to use shared la- the camps closed. Nor does it Jerry Hook, a veteran and
Neeno. He is a doctor, a veteran, the United States government its Japanese inhabitants. From trines that proved traumatic for end when the war was over. area American Legion com-
a father, and a storyteller. when he was relocated. 1641 to 1853, the Tokugawa female residents. When Neeno’s Neeno and many of his fellow mander, took the opportunity to
But he had another identity. “A Jap is a Jap,” General shogunate of Japan enforced a camp was eventually closed, Japanese Americans did suc- thank Neeno for his service to
A number. It was given when he John DeWitt, head of the West- policy which it called kaikin. each person was given $25 and cessfully re-enter society. He the United States.
and his family were forced into ern Defense Command, report- The policy prohibited foreign a one-way ticket to the location went to the University of Wis- “I want to thank you for serv-
what he calls a “prison” camp edly said to a subcommittee of contact with most outside coun- of their choice. Neeno said in consin because he was assigned ing our country, when our coun-
during World War II. He was the House Naval Affairs Com- tries, and cloaked Japan in mys- many cases, their homes and there and not all schools were try did such wrong to you,”
tery in the eyes of westerners. businesses were long gone. open to him. Under the admin- Hook stated.

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ative Wisconsin. Common Common Ground occurred dresses up in silly costumes, or plained. “On Pheasant Branch
Ground will host events in con- when Hulburt-Stroud searched the same color.” Creek, overlooking the trail, For the Common Ground Activity Calendar and
junction with WWA, she said. to no avail to join a local group The dining aspect of the en- part of Middleton’s Historic updates, including the reveal of the winning logo:
Hulburt-Stroud anticipates a for writers. There wasn’t one. terprise will be “delicious diner (Pheasant Branch Crossing) dis- visit
full activity calendar: morning, So, in the summer of 2014 she meets cozy café,” Hulburt- trict. And I live around the cor-
afternoon, evening and week- founded the meetup Madison Stroud said. It will feature ner—convenient!”
ends. The daytime specifically West Writers Group, which now goods delivered from Monona Hulburt-Stroud is guided by
geared for young families, with has more than 1,000 members. Bakery, (owned by the family of commonality, accessibility and Pheasant Branch Crossing area. amenities at the primary en-
children’s activities focused on “I realized I liked bringing Common Ground chef Cory inclusivity, but currently only Director of Community De- trance to the Pheasant Branch
science, art and gross motor people together, and I’m good Tope), meat sourced from Con- the lower level is wheelchair ac- velopment Abby Attoun ex- Conservancy. In addition, the
skills, as well as pop-up play- at organizing,” she said. As scious Carnivore, coffee by Just cessible. A fact that Stroud said plains, “We are very excited City has adopted design guide-
date opportunities. And for their leader, Hulburt-Stroud had trou- Coffee and tea sourced from is “killing” her, preventing about the very family-friendly lines that will help create a co-
parents? Date nights, with ble locating affordable, flexible, Milwaukee. Her liquor li- some friends from participating community café concept that hesive look for the area.”
childcare provided onsite. year-round meeting space in cense—for wine, local craft upstairs. It will cost over Adrienne is bringing to this part Hulburt-Stroud couldn’t be
“I was a stay-at-home parent Middleton, or indeed, on the beer and cocktails— is in the $100,000 to put in an elevator, of Middleton.” more pleased to be part of this
for five years; went a little stir West Side. pipeline, set for an early Janu- but she plans to install one as According to Attoun, the city up-and-coming area of Middle-
crazy,” Hulburt-Stroud said. “I’m basically creating my ary final approval. soon as she can afford it. She is has further plans to upgrade the ton. “Best Christmas present,
She has lined up preschool dream place,” Hulburt-Stroud Hulburt-Stroud’s experience enlarging the women’s accessi- area. “The [City] Council ap- ever!” she concluded of her
teachers to watch kids, legal as stated. Paramount to that is a with her children’s food aller- ble bathroom stall—already to proved the acquisition of prop- business intending to “uplift”
long as parents stay on the welcoming vibe and movable gies motivates her to cater to code, but tight. A friend will do erty for a trailhead, which will people—and one she hopes the
premises. furniture, ensuring appropriate those with dietary restrictions, a run-through of the entire include a park shelter and other people will embrace in 2018.
Although she didn’t know it arrangements for whatever the noting how difficult it can be to lower level for comfortable
at the time, the inception of activity. The upper level will be eat out. One case will be dedi- wheelchair maneuverability.
dedicated to larger events, while cated to gluten free baked Hulburt-Stroud has been very
the lower level holds the café, a goods, as well as breakfast pleased with the encouragement
community dining table—fea- sandwiches, and gluten free she’s received from the City of
CHURCH NOTES turing icebreaking activities in- pancakes. Middleton, and her plans for
tended to encourage While brainstorming with improving Middleton’s Historic
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Little Cardinals Academy celebrated the opening of its child care center at 1805 Bourbon
Road, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony performed by the Cross Plains Area Chamber of Com- Packer Foundation donates
merce on December 13 at 4 p.m. “We are delighted to celebrate with the Village of Cross Plains
and the Cross Plains Area Chamber of Commerce,” said a statement issued by the new Academy. On Tuesday, December 5, NWDSS was awarded a grant in the amount of $3,000 by The Green
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Cross Plains Village Board talks to banks about insured funds

from interest. Andrea Spencer Bank has provided through the development plan includes: A Bewick property. Gray of Public Works. All Con-
of Monona offered an LGIP of years and emphasized the total of 142 acres with 44 acres The Board decided that it was sent Agenda items were ap-
1.09 plus .2% She also spoke of Board’s desire to continue to of open/green space; 64 acres of best for the developer to ap- proved to include the minutes of
the advantages of positive pay, support local businesses, such single-family dwellings equal- proach the Bewick property the meeting held on November

Three banks presented pro- an automated fraud detection as Monona Bank. All on the ing 101 lots with a mixture of owners and discuss purchase, 27, 2017, total disbursements
posals to the Village of Cross tool, which the Village does not Board except for Mr. Busch large and medium lots; 15 acres rather than the Village. The for the time period November
Plains for those times when the currently use, as well as ACH voted for Monona Bank to han- constitutes the Roessler parcel; Faust, Statz,and Roessler prop- 29 through December 13 in the
intake of cash exceeds the nor- (Automated Clearing House) dle the Village’s insured cash Remaining to be dedicated erties can be annexed at a later amount of $252,993.15, ap-
mal amount insured through the blocks and filters for better sweep. right-of-way; Phase 1: 43 lots date if they choose. Tim Hen- pointment of poll workers for
FDIC: River Valley Bank, State cyber security. This is done A one-year extension (to De- and parks; Phase 2: 33 lots; neman, Town of Berry resident, the 2018-2019 election cycle,
Bank of Cross Plains, and through safeguarding the Vil- cember 31, 2018) was granted Phase 3: 25 lots; Brewery Road spoke about the intent for and, approved a request for the
Monona Bank. An insured cash lage’s assets by automatically to Sundance Development as Annexation; Current develop- CARPC (Capital Area Regional demolition of 2015-2017 Main
sweep (ICS) was offered by all blocking or filtering out unau- their previous pre-annexation ment plan indicates the entirety Planning Commission) to hear Street under the Downtown De-
three, with some minor differ- thorized ACH transactions. agreement expires December of Brewery Road being annexed from the residents along Brew- sign Overlay Project Review
ences. Evan Wing of River Val- Lengthy discussion and ques- 31, 2017. This extension was into the Village; Secondary ery Road before they finalized procedures as recommended by
ley emphasized his specialty in tions from the Village Board re- granted with stipulations at- emergency access; Municipal their part in this development, the Plan Commission. The
cyber security, and emphasized garding the advantages of each tached. Sundance Develop- Utility Service Delivery; Sewer: but added that this did not hap- Board entered closed session,
simplifying the number of ac- bank followed. As Trustee ment, operated by Kyo all lots connected to municipal pen. then reconvened in open session
counts the Village has. Kevin Ketelboeter is an employee of Ladopolous, must show proof sewer (some may require The Board approved sewer and approved the 2018 Merit
Mahaney, accompanied by Ben Monona bank, she recused her- that they have hired an engineer grinder pumps); Water: private adjustments for Charles Pay schedule.
Swanson and Kathy Pulverma- self from this part of the meet- by January of 2018, and be able wells. Chmielewski of 3005 Shady The next Board meeting will
cher of State Bank discussed ing. Trustee Brosius to submit a preliminary plat by The Board discussed options Circle, and Andrew Cronin of be January 22 preceded by a
their promise to offer collateral- acknowledged the faithful serv- June 1 of 2018. for emergency access and 3006 Shady Circle per the rec- Project Planning Workshop at
ization and to maximize return ice to the Village that State An overview of the proposed drainage, with relation to the ommendations of Mr. Jerry 5:30.

At the Rosemary Garfoot Library: Swedish Death Cleansing and more!

Storytime at the Rosemary ( for a schedule brary. There will be fort build- Carpe Librum. Sex and the Singular Or- up!
Garfoot Public Library of dates for this fun opportunity ing materials here (sheets and chid. With more than 24,000
Join us every week on Thurs- for all, especially reluctant clips) or bring your own. We Free Career Assistance on recognized species, the orchid Open Music Jam
day mornings at 10:00 for Big young readers! You can sign up will provide a snack, and plenty January19th family is one of the largest fam- Stop by the library on Thurs-
Kids Booktime (ages 3-5) and at the front desk when you are of books to read! We have partnered with the ilies of flowering plants. Of in- day nights, 6:00 PM to 8:00
Tuesday mornings at 10:00 for in the library or call 798-3881. Wisconsin Department of terest to biologists is that most PM, and join other area musi-
Wigglers and Gigglers (babies Morning Movie is January Workforce Development to pro- orchids have an unusual mating cians in a weekly music jam. All
and toddlers). At these sessions Tween Book Group 11th at 9:30 AM vide one-on-one assistance with system which drives orchid spe- abilities welcome!
we learn fingerplays, songs, and Join the Tween Book Group We are kicking off 2018 with job searching, resume writing ciation and helps explain the
read simple books. There is al- for a monthly after-school book a film about the extraordinary and editing, interview skills, often bizarre, showy and long- Computer Help Available
ways a social time at the end for discussion. The group, which true story of the unexpected etc. A Job Service representa- lasting flowers. In this talk Jeff The library offers free com-
parents and caregivers, and meets on a Monday at 4:00 PM, friendship between Queen Vic- tive is at the library the third will explore the defining char- puter help by appointment.
playtime for the kids. Every is best suited for kids ages 9-13, toria (Dame Judy Densch) and Friday of each month from acteristics of orchids and ex- Please call Kris at 798-3881 to
fifth week during the winter but we are flexible and often her young Indian clerk, Abdul 9:00 AM to noon to assistant plore their mating system. This sign up.
months we’ll have a “coffee have older kids joining us. (Ali Fazal). As their friendship you. Call the library to make an program is free and open to the
break,” with coffee and tea for Come to the library to pick up a deepens over time, the Queen appointment today! public. Please call 798-3881 to Gently Used Books, DVDs,
caregivers and just more fun copy of the latest book and sign questions the constrictions of sign up! CDs and Puzzles Welcome
playtime for the kids. For ques- up for the meeting. There is al- her long-held position, the two Photography by the Orchid The Friends of the Rosemary
tions please call 798-3881. If ways a snack, and the discus- forge an unlikely and devoted Grower’s Guild of Madison Swedish Death Cleaning… Garfoot Public Library are ac-
you would like to be added to sion is very informal. Kids are alliance with a loyalty to one Our current show features What?? cepting donations of gently
our email list please send a note encouraged to come with sug- another that allows the Queen to photographs taken by amateur On Saturday, February 10th at used books, DVDs, CDs, and
to gestions of books they would see a changing world through photographers who are mem- 2:00 PM, Attorney Melinda puzzles to be sold at the Friends
like to read next. Go to our new eyes. Rated PG-13. Run bers of the Orchid Grower’s Gustafson Gervasi of Madison used book sale. Please drop off
1000 Books Before Kinder- website for a current listing of time is 1 hr 51 minutes. The Guild of Madison. This exhibit will be at the library for a dis- your items at the library, and let
garten what we are reading and the doors open at 9:00 AM for a is presented as part of the cussion of Swedish Death us know if you want a tax re-
It’s never too soon to start date of the next meeting. half hour of coffee, treats, and Guild’s educational mission to Cleaning, a Scandinavian con- ceipt. Proceeds from the sales
reading to your child. All chil- conversation before the film promote the conservation and cept designed to encourage peo- support programming and spe-
dren from birth to kindergarten School’s Out Programs rolls at 9:30 AM. This is a free appreciation of orchids. The ple to review their possessions, cial projects. No text books,
age are encouraged to join this Keep an eye on our website program open to everyone, but show ends January 26th so stop doing away with the unneeded nonfiction series books, ency-
program. Stop in anytime to for current information about please call 798-3881 to sign up! by and enjoy! Proceeds from and making a plan for those we clopedia sets, or books that are
sign up, and get a special keep- fabulous boredom busters for the sale of photographs will will leave behind. The idea torn, stained, have a musty
sake record book and book bag kids during their free days or Carpe Librum Book Dis- benefit the library and the Or- stems from the book, The Gen- odor, or brittle spines, please.
for your child. For more infor- give us a call. cussion Group – Rescheduled! chid Grower’s Guild. tle Art of Swedish Death Clean-
mation, check out our 1000 Join us on Thursday, Febru- ing: How to Free Yourself and The Cross Plains-Berry
Books Before Kindergarten Family Fun Nights ary 1st at 6:00 PM when we will Sex and the Singular Or- Your Family from a Lifetime of Historical Society Research
webpage: Our first Family Fun pro- be discussing David Grann’s chid Clutter by Margareta Magnus- Center
books-kindergarten. gram of 2018 is Family Fort riveting nonfiction book, The In conjunction with the show, son. The discussion will review Located in the library, the
Night. On January 29th from Lost City of Z, about a centuries Jeff Baylis, Guild member and the basic premise of the book historical society research cen-
6:30-7:45 PM, bring the whole old mystery and the search for a former UW professor, will be at and explore how it connects ter is open by appointment.
Read to a Dog! family and build a reading fort lost Amazon city. Call Pam at the library on Monday, January with estate planning in Wiscon- Contact Pauline Brunner at 798-
Check our website together, anywhere in the li- 798-3881 for information about 22nd at 6:30 PM to talk about sin. Please call 798-3881 to sign 2217 to make an appointment.

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a fear even, to speak about good supernatural that we are fight- “People are longing for more lieve the intentions were good, Heilman said the philosophy That’s why, for instance, he de-
and evil,” Heilman says. ing.” sense of the sacred,” he says. to remove obstacles, but [there and imagery he uses are de- veloped an application that al-
He believes that if good and Heilman says modern Chris- “For more blunt talk about good were unintended conse- signed to avoid something he lows people to see, in real time,
evil go unmentioned, evil gains tianity lost its way during the and evil.” quences].” sees as bad parenting. when he is available for confes-
the upper hand. mid-part of the 20th century, There was never much in the Heilman says the beautiful “What’s the quintessential sion.
“Satan … is more powerful and that it ironically lost some way of vocational doubt, for works of art that defined bad parent? A friend. I think He warns of what Benedict
and effective under cloak of of its appeal by trying too hard Heilman. He grew up with par- Catholicism for many years are there have been a lot of bad par- called the “dictatorship of moral
darkness,” he continues. “Under to appeal to everyone. He be- ents who were “strong leaders,” more than just trinkets; they are ents, as Christian leaders, over relativism.” He preaches that
camouflage.” lieves people want their religion and by the time he was a young “beautiful jewels in the treasure the past 50 years, and I think Satan’s plan of attack is to sec-
Sitting at his desk, a few feet to give them answers about suf- man, he was well on his way to chest that is the Catholic we’ve got a lot of spoiled chil- ularize society to the point at
from a confessional window he fering, sin, and salvation. They becoming a priest. Big and Church.” dren,” he states. which actual meanings cease to
had installed in the door to his don’t want platitudes, he says; strong, he was an All-State foot- “I’ve made a lot of efforts, He hears priests telling their exist.
office so that local Catholics they want tough talk about the ball player, but he always felt pastorally, with teaching, to re- followers that God’s message Heilman’s hard line on reli-
may confess their sins, “Father eternal nature of God’s love, drawn to the priesthood. cover the sacred, to recover the can be whatever they want it to gion, for all its tough talk,
Rick” Heilman is remembering and the terrifying perils of a life “By the grace of God, it be- great traditions of our faith,” he be. He hears the message that, comes from a place of love, he
the day, 20 years ago, when he lived apart from Him. came stronger and stronger,” he says. no matter how you live your life says. He “panics” when he sees
had “one of those aha mo- An attempt to make Christ’s says. “In 1983, when I was 21, That means those who wor- – whether you cheat or steal or people disconnected from God,
ments.” He had already been a message all things to all people I declared to my parents that I ship at St. Mary’s do so in ways lie – you will ultimately be worrying they will become
Catholic priest for a decade caused “souls to flee,” he con- wanted to go into the seminary.” not substantively different than saved. “devil fodder.”
when he attended a papal Mass tends. “I’ve never regretted a day,” in the Middle Ages. They kneel “You hear people being told And beneath it all, there is a
given by Pope John Paul II at “Culture has become more he continues. “Do I look at fam- “at the edge of heaven” in the they’ll go to heaven, no matter message of hope, he adds.
St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. secularized,” he laments. He ilies with beautiful children and Sanctus Santorum. The Mass is what they do,” he muses. “When you choose to leave
There, he found his senses, and goes on to say there is a de- wonder? Sure. But it’s a matter oriented toward the East. The “But in places, and I count God, when you choose to of-
his soul, inundated by the creased “sense of seriousness of of two really good choices, and priest and the people face God my evangelical brothers among fend Him, you’ve left,” he says.
liturgy, the music, and the “sa- faith.” this is the one I chose.” together, and there are Latin, as us, where we are willing to talk “But you are always welcome
cred beauty” all around him. The numbers might support In more than three decades as well as English, services. about good and evil, in a ro- back.”
While his gentle Bernese Heilman’s hypothesis, because a Catholic priest, Heilman says It’s all part of a deep rever- bustly supernatural way, we are And that choice, he contin-
mountain dog, Lady, slumbers as many world religions found he has come to better under- ence for which people are seeing growth,” he says. “I ues, is key. The choice to help
just outside the door, in their themselves shrinking, branches stand the “war” between good yearning, says Heilman. think that across the world, peo- others. The choice to lead a
living quarters behind St. of Islam with the boldest and evil, and the stakes. He “I believe in the gift of awe ple have had their fill of candy moral life. The choice, in the
Mary’s Church in Pine Bluff, he proclamations about good and feels the spiritual teeth of many and wonder,” he says. “Classi- Christianity.” end, to go to Heaven.
thinks back and says it was a evil, and God’s will, grew at an modern Christians were rotted cally, what was called for was a Heilman contends that some “Otherwise, we’re robots,”
pivotal moment for his faith, astounding rate. by what he calls “candy” reli- fear of the Lord. That means a things are morally good, and he says. “You have to choose to
and for his theology. It was in That’s why he says his gion; that they were lured in by fear of offending the one you some are morally corrosive. He love.”
that crucible that that the kind of church, despite being located in broad individualism that places love and respect so much. I be- says for much of Christian his- That’s important to remem-
spiritual leader he would be was a miniscule rural hamlet, has more emphasis on the individ- lieve that’s a key for entry [into tory, that wasn’t exactly a radi- ber, because the world is not
galvanized. seen its ranks grow in leaps and ual than on God or humanity as heaven].” cal idea. made purely of candy, he says.
“While I already had a very bounds in recent years. a whole. “Obedience,” he adds, “is ev- “You can discern what’s People will be called, people
strong love for the Holy Eu- “You go into a church like St. “Ecumenism … is great,” he idence of love.” good and not good in the mod- will be tested, and people will
charist, it was then it became a Mary’s, and you start to whisper says, “but we shouldn’t rid our- Heilman’s theological writ- ern era,” he says. “Smart suffer.
deep reverence,” he explains. because you sense you are in selves of the things that make us ing is filled with militaristic lan- phones are great, but there is a “Some of the most amazing
“And in that moment, I had a the presence of God,” he says. Catholic.” guage. After all, he points out, scourge of pornography be- people in the world go through
sense of where the battle lines “I try to help my flock be part “An extreme example of this this is a war for souls. cause of them. That’s bad.” suffering,” he says. But, he con-
were drawn. I became acutely of this momentum back to the was the gutting out of our beau- “I admit that there is a Heilman says he wants to cludes, God will be there to help
aware that this is a war on the supernatural.” tiful churches,” he says. “I be- Devil,” he explains. harness technology for good. them through it.

Lawsuit continued from page 1

quired wind turbines to halt the O’Shea said. send it to them, O’Shea said an attempt to circumvent his no- the information secret, many If convicted, Sinovel faces
flow of generated electricity to Karabasevic resigned from during his 90-minute opening compete status, Tsai said. AMSC employees could access maximum penalties of five
the distribution grid when the AMSC in May 2011, but under statement. Tsai even disputed that the codes Karabasevic down- years on probation a fine of
grid experienced drastic drops Austrian law was considered on Sinovel then used the stolen Sinovel received software loaded from the server in Mid- more twice the $800 million
in voltage. AMSC had an au- leave and on the payroll until software in four turbines it sold source code from Karabasevic dleton. Also, the solution loss alleged in the case.
tomation engineer in an Aus- June 30, 2011. Telling his em- to customers in Massachusetts, instead calling them binary Karabasevic came up with was Sinovel, its technology man-
trian subsidiary work on a ployer that his taking a vacation O’Shea said. codes, which only machines can relatively well known within ager, Zhao Haichun, Su and
solution Chinese code de- in May, Karabasevic instead Sinovel’s attorney, Jeffrey decipher. the industry. Karabasevic were indicted here
manded. However, the engineer, traveled to Beijing at Sinovel’s Tsai, did not dispute that Also, the information Sinovel is charged as a cor- in June 2013 with theft of trade
Dejan Karabasevic, was dis- request to adapt the stolen soft- Karabasevic took AMSC soft- Karabasevic gave Sinovel were poration and no individual and secrets, conspiracy to steal trade
gruntled after reorganization of ware to Sinovel’s turbine prod- ware and gave it to Sinovel, but not trade secrets as defined by had no representative involved secrets and wire fraud, but the
the subsidiary that employed ucts. He modified the software it was not at Sinovel’s insis- law, Tasi said. AMSC did not in the case on trial which is ex- charges against the individuals
him. Karabasevic also was to eliminate the encryption and tence. take reasonable steps to keep pected to last three weeks. have since been dismissed.
going through a bitter divorce disable the time limits it could “The evidence will show that
and Sinovel recognized an op- be used without a customer pur- (the government’s case) is just a
portunity to get him to betray chasing a user license. lot of wind,” Tsai said.
AMSC, O’Shea said. Sinovel refused to pay the Also, the evidence will be
Sinovel offered to double his $108 million it owed AMSC, about Karabasevic’s action’s
annual salary to $1.7 million if refused acceptance of other not Sinovel’s employees, he
he could bring the source codes shipped components valued at added.
for the software that controlled $79 million and cancelled con- Sinovel was dependent on
the AMSC components Sinovel tracts valued in excess of $400 AMSC making its turbines
purchased. If it was able to million that AMSC had already work and complying with the
replicate the AMSC’s software begun working on O’Shea said. code changes taking effect in
it would no longer need to pur- The revenue loss was “devas- 2011. However, AMSC would
chase it, said O’Shea. tating” to AMSC, said O’Shea. have to pay the cost to retrofit
“Getting those source codes The company closed its Middle- its existing components and as
would unlock secrets that ton plant on Murphy Dr. at the a result was slow to devise a so-
Sinovel was not entitled to,” end of 2013 and laid off about lution, Tsai said.
O’Shea said. 140 employees. Sinovel had no criminal in-
At the time, Sinovel owed Its reported market value tent to take intellectual property
AMSC $108 million for prod- dropped from $1.6 billion to it did not own, it just wanted it
ucts shipped, said O’Shea. $200 million. turbines to work or they would
While still working in Austria AMSC alerted Austrian au- be shut down if they couldn’t
for an AMSC subsidiary, thorities about Karabasevic’s comply with the new code, he
Karabasevic downloaded the possible betrayal and he was ar- said.
desired source codes from an rested upon his return to the Karabasevic was a “super-
AMSC computer server in Mid- country. They searched his star” who knew wind turbines
dleton and send it to Sinovel’s apartment in Austria, and and Sinovel tried to recruit him
Research and Development Di- AMSC was able to search the 2009, but couldn’t because his
rector Su Liying in Beijing, luxury apartment Sinovel rented AMSC contract had a no-com-
O’Shea said. for him in Beijing. Between the pete clause.
Email and Skype messages two locations five laptop com- Sinovel made a “business
between Karabasevic and Su puters or hard drives were mistake” not a criminal act in
(Chinese surnames are listed found showing that Karabasevic contracting with Karabasevic.
before given names) showed had downloaded the software he They gave him a contract
that Sinovel wanted AMSC’s wasn’t authorized to access, falsely stating he was working
software adapted for their use, adapt it for Sinovel’s use and for another Sinovel supplier in

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Middleton Cardinals
topples roll over
Arrowhead Beloit
2018 started with a bang for
For the Times-Tribune
MILWAUKEE — Kevin Middleton’s boys basketball

Bavery faces a quandary every team.

season. The Cardinals took care of
Middleton’s boys basketball business in their first game of
coach has just four non-confer- the new year, defeating Beloit
ence games to work with each Memorial, 78-53, in a Big
year. And after playing 18 Eight Conference game last
games in the demanding Big Friday.
Eight Conference, Bavery toys Middleton improved to 5-5
with the idea of scheduling overall and 5-3 in the Big
lesser opponents to boost the Eight. The Purple Knights fell
Cardinals’ record and give his to 3-8, 2-5.
team an occasional break. The win snapped a three-
Inevitably, though, Bavery game losing streak for the
resists that urge and tries put- Cardinals. Those three losses
ting together the most demand- came against teams with a
ing schedule possible for his combined 21-5 record.
team. Bavery’s belief is those “This game is one we need-
games better prepare a team for ed,” Middleton coach Kevin
the postseason than scheduling Bavery said. “We were 4-3 in
softer foes. the league (coming in), with a
Middleton’s latest match-up lot of close games on both
on murderer’s row came ends. We’ve been able to han-
Saturday, when the Cardinals dle a couple of opponents that
met defending WIAA Division we felt we were a little bit bet-
1 state runner-up Hartland ter than. I think a lot of that was
Arrowhead. Senior forward the case tonight.”
Brogan Brunker had a game- Middleton’s 78 points was
high 18 points and the its second-highest point total of
Cardinals notched an extreme- the season. Displaying great
ly impressive 58-55 win over roster balance and depth, the
Arrowhead in a game played at Cardinals shot 30-of-52 from
the Al McGuire Center. the field (57.6%), 9-of-26 on
The Cardinals improved to three-pointers (34.6%), and
6-5 overall and are 5-3 in the had three players score in dou-
Times-Tribune photo by Mary Langenfeld

See AROWHEAD, page 16 Sam Close and Middleton’s boys basketball team rolled to a pair of wins last week. See BELOIT, page 14

Gymnasts third
at Mount Horeb
rest of the season brings.”
Middleton junior Karina
Sabol had a big day, finishing
first on the balance beam
The numbers weren’t quite
what Kari Steck was hoping (8.925) and second on the floor
for. exercise (9.625). Cardinals jun-
But Middleton’s girls gym- ior Jordan Baggot was fourth
nastics coach understands it’s a on the vault (8.925) and senior
long season. And if history is Chloe Young was fifth on the
an indicator, things should only balance beam (8.30).
get better. In addition, Baggot was
Middleton finished in third 10th on the floor exercise
place in the White Division at (8.550), Young was 12th and
last Saturday’s seven-team freshman Taylor Englekes was
Mount Horeb Invitational. 15th (8.30).
Whitefish Bay won the title Sabol was sixth on the vault
with a team score of 137.775, (8.70), Young and Englekes
while Sun Prairie (132.825) tied for 14th (8.150) and soph-
and Middleton (131.275) omore Kimora Williams was
rounded out the top three. 16th (8.10).
“It’s a long season, and I Englekes was seventh on the
would be concerned if we were uneven bars (8.10), Baggot was
at our peak this early in the 10th (8.0), Young was 13th
year,” Steck said. “The girls are (7.875) and Williams was 14th
all adding in new skills and (7.850).
we’re working to increase scor- Baggot was also 22nd on the
ing potential and start values. balance beam (7.20) and
We’re in a good spot right now, Times-Tribune photo by Mary Langenfeld

and I’m excited to see what the See GYMNASTS, page 13 Chloe Young and Middleton’s girls gymnastics team finished third at the Mount Horeb Invite last Saturday.

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Evie Coleman and Middleton’s girls basketball team notched a pair of wins last week.
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notches two wins

do if it hopes to tackle a daunt- Sitori Tanin added 10 points. MADISON LA FOLLETTE  —
But Cards still ing schedule in the second half Middleton raced to a 34-12 Ingersoll 1 1-2 3, Walker 1 2-4 4, Steele
2 2-2 6, Eder 4 8-8 18, Olson 1 3-6 5,
of the year. halftime lead and stretched that Riak 5 1-5 13. Totals 14 17-27 49.
have a lot of “We’ve won some games, to 40-14 early in the second MIDDLETON  — White 2 3-3 7,
which has been a positive,” half. The Cardinals hit a dry Staples 2 1-2 7, Bursac 3 4-6 10, H.
Kind said. “But they’ve been spell during the second half,
Dunn 2 0-0 4, C. Dunn 0 7-8 7, Coleman
3 2-2 10, Lemirande 2 4-6 9, Flottmeyer
work to do
far from pretty. Turnovers con- but closed the game strong. 1 0-0 2. Totals 15 21-31 56.
tinue to plague us, many of “We did finish with a good 3-point goals — ML 4 (Eder 2, Riak
them unforced.” run in the last few minutes,” 2), MID 5 (Staples 2, Coleman 2,
Lemirande 1).  Total fouls  — MID 22,
Middleton snuck out a win Kind said. “We do some good ML 22.  Fouled out  — Ingersoll,
against the Lancers despite things at times, but must learn
Right now, they’re notching Flottmeyer, Riak.
victories. committing 26 turnovers and to be consistently strong with
Jan. 6
Style points? Well, that’s allowing 24 offensive the ball, consistent on the Middleton 69, Beloit Memorial 38
another story. rebounds. boards and solid defensively to Beloit Memorial …..……. 12 26 — 38
Middleton’s girls basketball “That’s 50 extra opportuni- compete with the stronger Middleton …………...….. 34 35 — 69

team edged Madison La ties for them to score,” Kind teams.” BELOIT MEMORIAL 
Williams 4 1-3 9, Roman 3 0-2 9,

Follette, 56-49, in double over- said. • On deck: Middleton was Conner 0 1-2 1, Carter 3 1-2 7, Owens 1
time last Thursday. The Charlotte Dunn made 7-of-8 at Madison East Tuesday, then 0-0 2, White 1 0-0 3, Renteria 2 0-0 4,
Cardinals followed that with a free throws down the stretch, travels to Madison Memorial Drucker 1 1-2 3. Totals 15 4-11 38.
MIDDLETON  — White 2 1-2 5,
69-38 win over Beloit and the Cardinals got 10 points Friday at 7:30 p.m. Staples 1 0-0 3, Bursac 1 3-4 5, H. Dunn
Memorial last Saturday. from both sophomore forward “We’ll be tested with East 6 1-2 18, C. Dunn 2 2-4 6, Coleman 1 3-
Middleton has now won Karina Bursac and sophomore and Memorial on the road this 4 6, Lemirande 1 0-1 2, S. Tanin 5 0-2

four straight games, improved guard Evie Coleman. week,” Kind said. 10, Flottmeyer 2 4-4 8, Roquet 2 2-2 6.
Totals 23 16-27 69.
to 5-3 in the Big Eight In the Cardinals’ win over 3-point goals  — BM 4 (Roman 3,
Conference and is 7-5 overall. Beloit, Haley Dunn had the Jan. 4 White 1), M 7 (H. Dunn 5, Staples 1,
But Cardinals head coach Jeff best offensive game of her Middleton 56, Madison La Follette
49 (2 OTs)
Coleman 1).  Total  fouls  — M 13, BM
career and finished with 18
Kind knows his team has a lot Madison La Follette ….... 20 29 — 49
of growing and improving to points. Sophomore forward Middleton …...………….. 21 35 — 56

Wrestlers third at Baraboo Invite Bleich (Portage) 5-12 (Fall 3:11)

Round 2 - Garrett Ison (Edgerton)
19-8 won by fall over Remington
Lockwood (Middleton) 10-9 (Fall 1:34)
Round 3 - Marques Fritsche

Middleton’s wrestlers fin-

(Tomah) 20-6 won by tech fall over
Remington Lockwood (Middleton) 10-9
ished fourth at the seven-team (TF-1.5 5:00 (16-1))
Baraboo Classic last Saturday. Round 4 - Remington Lockwood
Baraboo won the meet with (Middleton) 10-9 received a bye ()
175.5 points, while Edgerton Round 5 - Remington Lockwood
was second with 166.5. Tomah (Middleton) 10-9 won by fall over
(165.5), Middleton (127.0) and Christian Flannick (Hamilton) 2-4 (Fall
Portage (113.5) rounded out

the top five. 170

Cardinals junior Kevin Elliot Zanon (9-7) placed 2nd and
Meicher finished first, winning scored 16.00 team points.
Round 1 - Caleb Porter (Baraboo)
all four of his matches on the 11-11 won by decision over Elliot
day. Zanon (Middleton) 9-7 (Dec 12-10)
Meicher received an open- Round 2 - Elliot Zanon (Middleton)
ing round bye, then pinned
9-7 won by fall over Seth Carlson
(Tomah) 9-5 (Fall 4:41)
Braydon Scarborough of Round 3 - Elliot Zanon (Middleton)
Baraboo in 3:47. Meicher then 9-7 won by fall over Connor Sinks
pinned Sam Beffa of Hamilton (Hamilton) 12-8 (Fall 1:54)
Round 4 - Elliot Zanon (Middleton)
in 1:12, pinned Travis Von 9-7 won by fall over Trevor Evans
Haden of Tomah in 2:59 and (Edgerton) 1-12 (Fall 0:44)
pinned Trevor Wilkinson of Round 5 - Tyler Hach (Riverdale)
Edgerton in 3:27.
17-9 won by major decision over Elliot
Zanon (Middleton) 9-7 (MD 13-0)
“He’s fine tuning things,”
Middleton coach Kent Weiler 195
said of Meicher. “We’re start- Dion Huff (16-5) placed 2nd and
scored 18.00 team points.
ing to see things from him that Round 1 - Dion Huff (Middleton)
we didn’t see at the end of last 16-5 won by fall over Jacob Kimpfbeck
year. He’s fine pointing the lit- (Baraboo) 17-7 (Fall 3:01)
tle things and pushing himself
Round 2 - Dion Huff (Middleton)
16-5 won by fall over Kaden Hericks
even harder.” (Tomah) 13-9 (Fall 5:34)
Senior Jacob Helmuth Round 3 - Dion Huff (Middleton)
(145), junior Elliot Zanon 16-5 won by fall over Tyler Bavery
(Edgerton) 5-13 (Fall 1:02)
(170) and senior Dion Huff Round 4 - Dion Huff (Middleton)
(195) all notched second place 16-5 won by fall over Jonah Stout
finishes. (Portage) 3-9 (Fall 1:10)
Helmuth opened with an 8-7
Round 5 - Caleb Johnson
(Riverdale) 27-2 won by decision over
win over Malaki Ringelstetter
Times-Tribune photo by Mary Langenfeld
Dion Huff (Middleton) 16-5 (Dec 5-1)
of Baraboo, then fell to Josh Middleton’s Joe Hoffman finished in third place at 138 pounds during the Baraboo Classic last Saturday.
Reindl of Hamilton, 23-12. 220
Gavin Adler (13-5) placed 4th and
Helmuth then pinned Hunter scored 11.00 team points.
Reilly of Edgerton in 1:20 and ing persistent and seeing the Wrestling Challenge Series - (Middleton) 6-12 won by fall over Jake Reilly (Edgerton) 2-5 (Fall 1:20) Round 1 - Gavin Adler (Middleton)
lost to Dylan Casey of Portage, results.” Final Championships” in Yahnke (Hamilton) 7-13 (Fall 1:45) Round 4 - Dylan Casey (Portage)
14-7 won by decision over Jacob
13-5 received a bye
5-4. Huff opened by pinning Wausau on Jan. 20. 138 Helmuth (Middleton) 8-9 (Dec 5-4)
Round 2 - Gavin Adler (Middleton)
13-5 won by fall over Sean Carlin
Helmuth didn’t start Jacob Kimpfbeck of Baraboo Middleton’s Lesley Neisius Joe Hoffman (12-9) placed 3rd and Round 5 - Jacob Helmuth (Hamilton) 6-13 (Fall 2:22)
wrestling until his sophomore in 3:01, then pinned Kaden finished in first place at 106 scored 11.00 team points. (Middleton) 8-9 received a bye () (Bye) Round 3 - Angel Burkhalter
Hericks of Tomah in 5:34. Huff points and Hunter Grimm was
Round 1 - Joe Hoffman (Middleton)
year, and has made enormous 12-9 won by fall over Bryndl Nalepinski 152
(Tomah) 15-11 won by decision over
pinned Tyler Bavery of second at 106. Hernan
Gavin Adler (Middleton) 13-5 (Dec 4-3)
strides since. (Riverdale) 8-12 (Fall 0:49) Kevin Meicher (23-0) placed 1st and Round 4 - Tyson Fry (Baraboo) 18-9
“He beat kids on Saturday Edgerton in 1:02 and pinned Carranza was also second at Round 2 - Pablo Ramirez (Baraboo) scored 22.00 team points. won by decision over Gavin Adler
that he wouldn’t have beat at Jonah Stout of Portage in 1:10. 132 pounds. 28-4 won by decision over Joe Hoffman
(Middleton) 12-9 (Dec 9-7)
Round 1 - Kevin Meicher
(Middleton) 23-0 received a bye ()
(Middleton) 13-5 (Dec 7-5)
the start of the year,” Weiler In the fifth round, though, Round 3 - Carter Klein (Edgerton) (Bye)
Round 5 - Reed Farrington
(Edgerton) 20-8 won by decision over
said. “He’s continuing to learn Caleb Johnson of Riverdale Jan. 6 22-3 won by decision over Joe Hoffman Round 2 - Kevin Meicher Gavin Adler (Middleton) 13-5 (Dec 8-3)
and get better.” defeated Huff, 5-1. Baraboo Classic
(Middleton) 12-9 (Dec 5-1) (Middleton) 23-0 won by fall over
“He’s wrestling fabulous,”
Round 4 - Joe Hoffman (Middleton) Braydon Scarborough (Baraboo) 11-18
Zanon dropped his opening Jesus Quechol Ramirez (6-12) 12-9 won by decision over Chris Lang (Fall 3:47)
Weiler said of Huff. “Dion’s
Ramone Mckinney (4-3) placed 4th
match to Caleb Porter of placed 4th and scored 9.00 team points. (Hamilton) 4-12 (Dec 7-0) Round 3 - Kevin Meicher and scored 11.00 team points.
Baraboo, 12-10, then pinned only losses have come to Round 1 - John Gunderson Round 5 - Joe Hoffman (Middleton) (Middleton) 23-0 won by fall over Sam Round 1 - Ramone Mckinney
ranked kids. The sky’s the limit
(Baraboo) 27-4 won by decision over 12-9 won in overtime over Dylan Golke Beffa (Hamilton) 11-8 (Fall 1:12)
Seth Carlson of Tomah in 4:41. Jesus Quechol Ramirez (Middleton) 6- (Portage) 13-9 (OT 8-6) Round 4 - Kevin Meicher
(Middleton) 4-3 received a bye () (Bye)
Zanon then pinned Connor for him right now.” 12 (Dec 6-2) (Middleton) 23-0 won by fall over
Round 2 - Joseph Schick (Baraboo)
20-9 won by fall over Ramone
Sinks of Hamilton in 1:54 and Middleton also got third Round 2 - Jessie Tijerina (Portage) 145 Travis Von Haden (Tomah) 18-8 (Fall Mckinney (Middleton) 4-3 (Fall 0:18)
pinned Trevor Evans of place finishes from Joe 19-5 won by tech fall over Jesus
Quechol Ramirez (Middleton) 6-12 (TF-
Jacob Helmuth (8-9) placed 2nd and 2:59) Round 3 - Sean Deglow (Riverdale)
Hoffman at 138 and Remington
scored 14.00 team points. Round 5 - Kevin Meicher
Edgerton in 44 seconds. Then 1.5 5:00 (17-1)) Round 1 - Jacob Helmuth (Middleton) 23-0 won by fall over
17-8 won by fall over Ramone
Lockwood at 160.
Mckinney (Middleton) 4-3 (Fall 0:19)
in his final match, Tyler Hach Round 3 - Nate Boulton (Tomah) (Middleton) 8-9 won by decision over Trevor Wilkinson (Edgerton) 21-7 (Fall Round 4 - Ramone Mckinney
of Riverdale defeated Zanon, • JV Qualifier: Middleton a 20-6 won by decision over Jesus Malaki Ringelstetter (Baraboo) 9-10 3:27) (Middleton) 4-3 received a bye () (Bye)
JV qualifier tournament last
Quechol Ramirez (Middleton) 6-12 (Dec 8-7)
13-0. (Dec 8-4) Round 2 - Josh Reindl (Hamilton) 160
Round 5 - Isiah Miller (Portage) 10-
“It’s really starting to click Saturday. The top three finish- Round 4 - Jesus Quechol Ramirez 16-6 won by major decision over Jacob Remington Lockwood (10-9) placed
11 won by fall over Ramone Mckinney
(Middleton) 4-3 (Fall 1:58)
for (Zanon),” Weiler said. ers in each weight class (Middleton) 6-12 won by decision over Helmuth (Middleton) 8-9 (MD 23-12) 3rd and scored 15.00 team points.
“He’s another kid who’s stay- advance to the “Wisconsin Daniel Clark (Edgerton) 14-9 (Dec 4-2)
Round 5 - Jesus Quechol Ramirez
Round 3 - Jacob Helmuth Round 1 - Remington Lockwood
(Middleton) 8-9 won by fall over Hunter (Middleton) 10-9 won by fall over Sam

Hockey Cards split

Middleton’s hockey team three more in the third period and notched the win.
split a pair of games last week. and cruised to the win. • On deck: Middleton was at
The Cardinals lost to Ayden Henderson and Jake Sun Prairie Tuesday, then hosts
Madison Edgewood, 4-3, last Jordan both had two goals, Stoughton Saturday at 8 p.m.
Wednesday and cruised past while Bryce Carey, Jake Feldt,
Beloit Memorial, 8-1, last Brooks Kalscheur and Anton — by Rob Reischel
Thursday. Tung also scored.
Middleton is now 8-7-1 this Cole Garver had 20 saves
Edgewood raced to a 4-0 lead
early in the second period.
Middleton then got second peri-
od goals from Alex Hovind and
Bryce Schuster, and Bo
Bergenthal scored at the 11:33
mark of the third period to pull
the Cardinals within 4-3.
But Middleton couldn’t score
again and fell just short.
The Cardinals were then tied
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fourth at the 23-team the 100-yard butterfly.
Milwaukee Marquette Parkin and Owen
Invitational last Saturday. Roenneburg were first and
Madison West won the third in the 100-yard freestyle,
invite with 358.5 points, while while Draves and Gutzmer
Waukesha South’s co-op went 1-2 in the 500-yard
(267), Brookfield’s co-op freestyle.
(250), Middleton (226) and Peterson, Zillner and
Sauk Prairie’s co-op (180) Larsen went 1-2-3 in the 100-
rounded out the top five. yard backstroke, while Young
Middleton also won a and Mondi were first and sec-
home triangular with Verona- ond, respectively, in the 100-
Mount Horeb and Madison La yard breaststroke.
Follette last Friday.
At the Marquette Invite,
Middleton’s quartet of sopho-
Times-Tribune photo by Mary Langenfeld

more Nate Lamers, senior Michael Draves and Middleton’s boys swimming and diving team finished fourth at the Marquette Invite last Saturday.
Sam Young, sophomore
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Parkin was seventh in the
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yard freestyle and Peterson
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was 10th in the 100-yard

Drugs or chiropractic? to help the Financial Resolutions?
A: A study in the Annals of Internal Medicine stray and feral It’s time to make your New Year’s resolutions. You may
want to study a new language or get in better shape, but why

In the Middleton
[01/03/2012] shows that chiropractic treatment is cats in my area not also add some financial goals for 2018?

Triangular, the Cardinals’

more effective than medications for neck pain. This when it is so cold For starters, try to increase your contributions to your 401(k)
improvement with chiropractic was shown in both the and your IRA. You’ll be building resources for retirement, and

200-yard medley relay team,

outside? you can gain some tax advantages, too.
short term [2 weeks] and the long term [one year].

of Zillner, Young, Peterson

Also, build an emergency fund containing three to six
Mechanical neck pain is a common condition that A: Stray and feral cats
months’ worth of living expenses, with the money held in a

and Kim was first, while the

affects about 75% of all of us at some point. are at home out- low-risk, liquid account. This fund can help you avoid dipping

quartet of Sam Larsen, Jack

Symptoms are often felt in the neck, upper shoulder, side, but they can always use some extra help into long-term investments to pay for unexpected costs, such
or down into the arm. We will examine your neck, in cold or severe weather. Feed the cats on a

Mondi, Jacob Trepczyk and

as a major car repair.
give you a diagnosis of the problem, and recommend regular schedule so the food and the cats will And, if possible, control your debts. The less you spend on

Jack Wilson was second.

a treatment plan that is safe and effective. We will spend less time exposed to the frigid temper- debt payments, the more you’ll have to invest for your future.

Middleton’s quartet of
strive to give you immediate relief, and will show you One more suggestion: Don’t overreact to a market downturn,
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techniques to keep the pain from recurring.

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twice daily and keep them in the sun if possi- Finally, review your investment portfolio to make sure it’s
ing signal from your body! Don’t let pain slow you still aligned with your goals and risk tolerance.

freestyle relay, while the 400-

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Clockwise from top, Kimora Williams, Taylor Engelkes and Karina Sabol
helped Middleton’s girls gymnastics team finish third at the Mount Horeb
Invite last Saturday.

GYMNASTS continued from page 9

Englekes was 24th (7.125). ed a lot of beam falls  on on the uneven bars (8.50). than that. Team scores:  1, Whitefish Bay 8.575; 5, Kirchner, WB, 8.300.
“The Mount Horeb Invite is Saturday, but we know we have Middleton’s junior varsity “We have strong standout 137.775; 2, Sun Prairie 132.825; 3,
Middleton 131.275; 4, Watertown
Vault: 1, Turner, ME/MLaF, 9.500;
2, Gallun, WB, 9.325; 3, Curtis, Water,
our first invite of the year,” the potential to score much team also scored well enough leaders who are guiding the 128.400; 5, Verona/Madison Edgewood 9.100; 4, Baggot, Mid, 8.925; 5, Fox,
Steck said. “With a young higher. (121.550) to defeat younger gymnasts to the varsi- 121.825; 6, Madison West 117.600; 7, WB, 8.750.
team, many of the girls have Middleton also toppled Verona/Edgewood’s varsity. ty spots, which is so impressive United Gymnastics (Madison All-Around: 1, Gallun, WB,
not experienced a large invita- Verona/Madison Edgewood, “I was very impressed with and important when you have a
East/Madison La Follette) 107.675. 35.150; 2, Turner, ME/MLaF, 35.125; 3,
Balance beam: 1, Sabol, Mid, Fox, WB, 34.850; 4, Curtis, Water,
tional such as this past week- 136.650-120.650 last the meet  Thursday  against big team like we have this year, 8.925; 2, Lane, SP, 8.700; 3, tie, Curtis, 34.625; 5, Lane, SP, 34.475.
end’s with 14 teams. Thursday. Verona,” Steck said. “I think it the biggest team in MHS gym- Water, 8.325, and Fox, WB, 8.325; 5,
“We do what we can to pre- Baggot won the all-around really says a lot about the depth nastics history. The girls have Young, Mid, 8.300.
Floor exercise: 1, Lane, SP, 9.650;
Jan. 4
pare the girls for the large competition with a 34.050, on the team when our JV beats been working very hard, and 2, Sabol, Mid, 9.625; 3, Curtis, Water, VERONA/MADISON EDGEWOOD
crowds, but we really try as while Sabol won the vault a varsity team. That to me is you can tell.” 9.375; 4, McDermott, SP, 9.125; 5, tie, 120.65
coaches to not put a lot of pres- (9.025), the floor exercise better than having a couple Turner, ME/MLaF, 9.075, and Fleming, Vault: Sabol, M, 9.025. Beam:
Sabol, M, 9.275. Bars: Young, M,
sure on the girls, especially (9.550) and the beam (9.275). standout gymnasts that carry a
WB, 9.075.
Jan. 6
Uneven bars: 1, Gallun, WB, 9.275; 8.500. Floor exercise: Sabol, M, 9.550.
with the first invite. We count- Young added a first place finish team. We have so much more Mount Horeb Invite
White Division
2, Fox, WB, 8.900; 3, Turner, All-around: Baggot, M, 34.050.
ME/MLaF, 8.700; 4, Timms, WB,

BELOIT continued from page 9

ble figures, led by Brogan pretty deep team. It’s all about per game, had another solid all-
Brunker’s 19 points. confidence for us. We moved around performance. Brunker
“We’ve been struggling the ball well and got a solid shot 8-of-10 on field goals,
with our offense, a lot of teams win.” including 2-of-4 on three-
have been overplaying us,” Brunker, the leading scorer pointers, added four rebounds,
Brunker said. “We’re usually a in the Big Eight at 20.1 points and had an emphatic break-
away dunk midway through the
first half that fired up the
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Sealed bids for a single contract for water main and sanitary score in those situations, but
sewer construction, street excavation and base course construc- he’s willing to give it up,”
tion, street asphalt pavement construction, and for curb & gutter Bavery said. “When you have
and sidewalk construction will be received by the Village of Cross the Big Eight’s leading scorer
Plains until 2:00 P.M., local time on January 30, 2018. The bids that has an opportunity to
will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately thereafter in score, but he knows there’s one
more pass that will give you a
the Village Hall meeting room.
better opportunity as a team,
The contract consists of the following approximate quantities:
6 and 8-inch PVC Sanitary Sewer 3,500 lineal feet
6, 8 and 12-inch Water Main 5,000 lineal feet that’s pretty big.”
Street Reconstruction 19,000 square yards Brunker remained humble.
24 and 30-inch Concrete Curb & Gutter 10,000 lineal feet “We knew coming into the
4-inch and 6-inch Concrete Sidewalk 30,000 square feet game we were going to have to
Grass Restoration 7,000 square yards share the ball as a team,” he
Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavement 4,400 tons said. “I think we did that.”
Beloit was able to muster up
Appurtenances to the above construction items, such as serv-
a decent night of shooting,
ice laterals and manholes are included, but are not listed above.
The quantities are subject to change without notice prior to doc-
ument distribution. going 20-of-40 (50.0%) for the
CONTRACT DOCUMENTS: game. The Cardinal defense
The Contract Documents, consisting of Advertisement for didn’t allow the Knights to get
Bids, Instructions to Bidders, Bidder’s Proof of Responsibility, Bid in much of a flow offensively
Proposal Form, Affidavit of Organization and Authority, Bid Bond though, forcing 23 turnovers
(in the amount of 5% of the maximum amount of the bid), Notice and winning the rebound battle,
of Award Form, Agreement Form, Notice to Proceed Form, Times-Tribune photo by Mary Langenfeld
“We had some good traps
Performance/Payment Bond (100 percent), Certificate of
Insurance, General Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, Middleton’s Brogan Brunker had 19 points in the Cardinals’ win over Beloit Memorial.
Technical Specifications, Drawings and Addenda (if any) may be and they panicked a little bit.
examined at the following locations: We got our hands on some
Town & Country Engineering, Inc. deflections,” Bavery said of the and really help in the gaps. I Middleton took a 45-22 lead Bavery said. “And if we can do
2912 Marketplace Drive pressure defense. “(Beloit’s) think a lot of times we did into halftime on 17-of-29 that on both ends, we have a
Suite 103 whole game-plan is based on that.” shooting, with Brunker and chance to compete with the
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clamps and restraints, valves, structural steel, reinforced precast (CNOW)
concrete, and construction materials. Neither the State of
Wisconsin nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees is
or will be party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract.
In addition, contract award shall be subject to Federal require-
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attention to the requirements regarding conditions of employ-
ment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under
contract as pertains to Section 3, Segregated Facility, Section
109 and E.O. 11246.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), including minori- 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. MON-THU 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. FRI
ty business enterprises (MBE), women business enterprises
7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. MON-THU 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. FRI
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. SAT
(WBE) and small business in rural areas (SBRA) are encouraged
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to apply and be used to the greatest extent feasible. Program

policy requires all bidders to undertake specific action to solicit

proposals at least 15 days prior to bid opening. Contractors with
a DBE classification are strongly encouraged to bid as the Prime
Contractor on this project provided they are qualified to do the
work. Award of the contract will be subject to the Federal gov-
ernment’s policy of good faith effort for increased use of DBE
businesses. A description of the policy and forms to be used are
included in specifications.
The Village of Cross Plains reserves the right to reject any and
all bids, for whatever reason, and to waive any informalities in
bids or in the bid process.
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Village Administrator
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Middleton’s Alan Roden had 11 points and 13 rebounds in the Cardinals’ win over Hartland
Arrowhead last Saturday.
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powerful Big Eight pointers and junior guard Jack Roquet changed the dynam-
Conference. Boyle drained a three-pointer ic of the game by attacking the
“I joke with my coaches that from the wing. Brunker also hit rim against Arrowhead’s 6-
we should create a college-like four free throws in the final 30 foot-9 center Jonathan
schedule that includes at least a seconds and Close drilled a Chycinski for six quick points.
couple of ‘cupcakes’ from time pair of foul shots with seven Both senior forward Brian
to time in our non-conference seconds remaining as the Verganz and senior guard
schedule,” Bavery said. “But Cardinals grabbed a 58-55 Chann Bowman provided ener-
these are the types of games lead. gy off the bench as Middleton
and challenges that makes our “We took a time out and built a 29-25 halftime lead.
kids and our team better, and asked the players if they were A back-and-forth second
No Mone
with only four non-conference more comfortable fouling or half led to the thrilling ending
games we have to schedule playing it out, given the three- in which the Cardinals posted
carefully.” point lead,” Bavery said. “All arguably their best win of the
Arrowhead has been a state the analytics out there say it’s season.
power for several years now. pretty even. Our guys wanted “Arrowhead finished sec- 201
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The Warhawks won a Division to play, so we told them to sim- ond in the state tournament last
1 state title in 2010, then ply stay in front, don’t foul, and year and plays in a difficult
reached the state finals a year
ago before losing to Stevens
switch all ball screens or drib-
ble handoffs so they couldn’t
league (Classic 8) top to bot-
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slipped slightly this season. But Roden guarded the ball the quality opponent,” said Bavery,
Middleton’s win was undoubt- length of the court. Arrowhead whose team had defeated
edly one its most impressive of
the year.
ran a nifty play where the ball-
handler faked a handoff and
Beloit Memorial the previous
night. “We ran a lot of players
“The Arrowhead win is took a 25-footer at the buzzer. in and out in the first half and
especially rewarding since they Roden stayed in front of the found a way to win a highly
have won the state’s all-around shooter and challenged the shot contested game in the final
points challenge for athletics that went long and deep off the minute.”
for Division 1 schools for sev- back and side of the rim. • On deck: Middleton trav-
eral years running now, with “It certainly wasn’t a bad els to Madison East Thursday
Middleton usually finishing look and it was a nice design,” at 7:30 p.m., then is at Madison
second,” said Bavery, whose Bavery said of the Warhawks’ Memorial Saturday at 7:30
team has now defeated final play. “But it would have p.m.
Arrowhead three straight sea- been a really tough shot to “It doesn’t get any easier
sons. “So that’s been a really make.” this week, but our guys won’t
nice consolation prize.” Tickner and Roden drilled back down from anyone,”
In addition to Brunker’s 18 early three-pointers to give Bavery said. HD Crew, High Country Diesels
points, he added five rebounds Middleton a 6-2 lead. But
and five assists. Senior forward Arrowhead answered with a Jan. 6
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Alan Roden had 11 points, 13 12-2 run and surged to a 14-8 Arrowhead …………….. 25 30 — 55
rebounds and five assists. advantage. Middleton ………………. 29 29 — 58
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Senior wing Davis Roquet “We hit a couple of shots HARTLAND ARROWHEAD —
had eight points, four early which was nice, but it
Chycinski 3 0-0 6, Gilmore 4 6-7 14,
Matheny 2 0-0 6, Pulvermacher 4 0-0 8,
rebounds, four assists and three sped us up in the half court Riege 1 0-0 2, Sharma 1 2-4 5, Gouin 6
steals. Senior guard Joel offensively and we were shoot- 0-0 14. Totals 21 8-13 55.
Ticknor had seven points and ing too quickly,” Bavery said. MIDDLETON — Roden 5 0-0 11,
Michaels 2 0-0 4, Roquet 4 0-0 8,
junior guard Sam Close added “We’ll take that with numbers Ticknor 3 0-0 7, Vergenz 1 0-0 2,
five points. in transition, but once we’re in Brunker 6 3-4 18, Boyle 1 0-0 3, Close
Middleton outrebounded the a 5-on-5 game, we really have 1 2-2 5. Totals 23 5-7 58.
3-point goals — HA 5 (Matheny 2,
Warhawks, 36-25, and had 23 to move the ball and bodies Sharma 1, Gouin 2), MID 7 (Roden 1,
assists on its 30 field goals. side to side to get higher per- Ticknor 1, Brunker 3, Boyle 1, Close 1). OVER 100 PRE-OWNED
Brunker hit two late three- centage looks.” Total fouls — MID 11, HA 12.