The Friends of the Sun Prairie Public Library are sponsoring the second annual writing contest. This year there will be three cash prizes for each age category. First place — $50; Second place — $30 and Runner-up $20.
Animal protein staples in America have traditionally been beef, pork and poultry. Until now, that is! American consumers are warming up to goat meat. It's a healthy protein choice that 75% of the world has been enjoying for a very long time.
Learn how to save a life at the Community Stop the Bleed Course from 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 2, 2020 at Meadow View Elementary School, 200 North Grand Ave. in Sun Prairie.
Don those dancing shoes and get ready polka! Milwaukee’s celebrated Brewhaus Polka Kings are coming to town. Come out on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. at the Sun Prairie Public Library for this free concert.
This Valentine’s Day, you probably experienced the usual flood of candy and flowers. But at your local movie theater, there was something increasingly rare: A soulful and adult romantic drama in “The Photograph.”
February is a celebration of matters of the heart. Love is in the air this month, so remember to love yourself and take good care of your health. Avoid overeating or going hungry between meals by eating nutritious meals and snacks.
I’m writing this review less than three hours removed from Joaquin Phoenix winning an Oscar for “Joker.” It is the second time an actor has won for playing the Clown Prince of Crime, after Heath Ledger’s posthumous win for 2008’s “The Dark Knight.”
The Colonial Club, located at 301 Blankenheim Lane, also provides services for people 55 or older that include home delivered meals, supportive home care, an adult day center and case management services. This week’s activities include:
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The mood at Diane von Furstenberg’s lunch honoring this year’s female Oscar contenders could have been downbeat, given the shutout of women directors for Sunday’s awards. Instead, it was celebratory and defiant.
On Feb. 3, Lakeside Lutheran High School forensics team participated in the Capitol Conference Tournament at Lake Mills High School where students competed against each other within 17 speaking categories.
“Olympic Pride, American Prejudice: The Untold Story of 18 African Americans Who Defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to Compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics,” Atria Books, by Deborah Riley Draper, Blair Underwood and Travis Thrasher.
Enjoy a stellar lineup of bluegrass bands, while making Dane County a better place for all at the Barrymore Theatre at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, during the 19th Annual United Way Bluegrass Benefit.
At one point in “Birds of Prey,” crime lord Roman Sionis, aka Ewan McGregor, sits down with a tub of popcorn to watch Harley Quinn suffer through a brutal interrogation.
Last week I looked at the nominees in the Acting categories for the upcoming 92nd Academy Awards. This week I’ll look at four more categories, even though I know we’re all here for Best Picture.
I love preparing a romantic dinner for Valentine’s Day. Cooking is one of the ways I show my love for my sweet husband, Michael. We’ve been married for 45 years, so I’ve had plenty of opportunities to create romantic meals, from breakfast in bed to late-night fireside suppers.
The Sun Prairie Civic Theatre is looking for four men and four women of various ages to take on roles in a murder mystery dinner show performed at Buck & Honey’s Restaurant.
We all know that weight loss is one of the top five New Year’s resolutions every year, and with that, a new diet fad seems to emerge. Intermittent Fasting seems to be all the rage this year — but is it just another fad diet? What is it and does it work for lasting weight loss?
According to the National Chicken Council, Americans will consume more than 1.4 billion chicken wings this Super Bowl Sunday. Add to that countless slices of pizza and other munchies, and you’ll have a recipe for a winning Super Bowl party.
Students from area schools will participate in a Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) sanctioned District Solo & Ensemble Music Festival hosted at Prairie View Middle School (PVMS), 400 N. Thompson Road, on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020.
NEW YORK (AP) — Melanie Musson in Belgrade, Montana, does a lot of driving with her four girls. Juggling a broad age range, 1 to 9, she's forever searching for ways to keep them all entertained without relying entirely on video.
Shelter From The Storm Ministries, Inc. (SFTSM) will hold its 5th Annual Fundraiser Hearts For The Homeless on Feb. 9 from 4-7 p.m. at Buck & Honey’s restaurant in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.
One of the more colorful, late-life anecdotes about Elvis Presley in Wisconsin has the music icon leaving his limo, while stopped at a red light in Madison, so he could break up a fight.
The first time he examined a young person complaining of shortness of breath and abdominal pain, Dr. Vivek Balasubramaniam said it looked as though the patient had inhaled hot smoke during a fire.
Join the Sun Prairie United Methodist Church for an Open Forum Process about mental health concerns impacting individuals, families, and the community.
In preparation for “Bad Boys for Life,” I watched the previous two “Bad Boys” films from 1995 and 2003. This research coincided with the “Jeopardy!” Greatest of All Time tournament, which featured especially hard clues designed to challenge the brainiac players.
Maybe you’re one of those people who can’t stomach the thought of a meal the first thing in the morning, or maybe you’ve become accustomed to running on vats of coffee instead of a healthy breakfast. Sometimes traditional breakfast foods sound kind of blah. Who made the rules on breakfast fo…
The Sun Prairie Area School District has received the Advocacy in Action Award for Outstanding Recruitment and Retention from Music for All, Inc. for its outstanding commitment to music education advocacy.
Back in 2014, my favorite movie of the year was “Birdman,” a chaotic comedy about a Broadway show gone wrong. The Academy agreed with me, awarding it the Oscar for Best Picture. The film took a unique approach to storytelling, making several weeks’ worth of action appear to take place in one…
The Hikarigaoka All Girls High School Wind Orchestra from Okazaki, Japan visited Sun Prairie High School on Dec. 17-19 in in preparation for their performance at the Midwest Clinic — an International Band and Orchestra convention held in Chicago. The students were hosted by families of the S…
The City of Sun Prairie is celebrating the 72nd annual Sun Prairie Groundhog Day Prognostication ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 2 in downtown Sun Prairie’s Cannery Square.
Thanks to the generosity of the McKenzie Family and various donors, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County will open its largest club in the history of the organization in Sun Prairie.
A team of three Bethel University students placed first among all Minnesota collegiate teams at the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). The competition took place at the University of Minnesota in November and featured 180 collegiate teams, made up of students from across th…
Female filmmakers were shut out, “Parasite” made history and “Joker” edged out “The Irishman," “1917” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” in Monday's Oscar nominations.
Linnerud Drive in Sun Prairie is known for its industrial metal fabrication shops, car repair outfits, and city resources like the library, pool and theatre barn.
A new year brings about a desire for change, so let’s start with your health! When it comes to our daily meal routine, change can sometimes be challenging. Studies have shown that it takes from two to eight months to form a new habit. You can create a positive eating “habit” by making small …