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Intervention by City Attorney Mark Leonard resulted in a different city staff recommendation regarding a fence request that was approved by the Sun Prairie City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.

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A Monday, Sept. 16 visit to Sun Prairie High School by the Edgar Knecht Trio continued a years-long sister county relationship with Kassel, Germany and helped some Sun Prairie High School musicians along the way.

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Sun Prairie police arrested one male and referred three others to the Dane County District Attorney's Office for consideration of charges in connection with an Aug. 29 armed robbery.

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Downtown parking demand fueled by new businesses is on an upswing as city officials look at strategies to help motorists find a spot.

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The City of Sun Prairie and the American Red Cross are teaming up to host an upcoming blood drive on Friday, Sept. 27. Area residents are invited to join the lifesaving mission of blood donation and schedule an appointment today.

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MADISON (AP) — A key Republican lawmaker vowed Wednesday to block new state restrictions designed to better protect farmers' neighbors from the stench of manure amid a flurry of complaints from Wisconsin's agricultural community.

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While celebrating the 2019 recipient October 25, 2019, Sun Prairie High School is currently seeking nominations for the 2020 Wall of Success recipient.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The widows of three fallen Wisconsin police officers tearfully recounted Tuesday how they were forced to scramble for health insurance coverage even as they struggled to cope with the heartbreak of losing their husbands.

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Each year the Sun Prairie Action Resource Coalition (SPARC) presents its Community Action Award to person(s) who demonstrate their commitment to the community through positive action.

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MADISON (AP) — Republican Scott Fitzgerald, a 25-year veteran of the Wisconsin state Senate, announced Tuesday that he is running for Congress in a strongly conservative district to replace longtime U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner.

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In late May, Wisconsin Watch sent a survey to all 72 county jails asking for information about their incarceration fees. Thirty-three county jails from across the state responded initially. By calling and emailing counties that did not respond to the survey, Wisconsin Watch got some fee info…

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In 2011, Sean Pugh was arrested for allegedly violating terms of his release from prison. A year and a half into his roughly two-year stay in the Brown County Jail, he realized he owed the county around $17,000 — the result of a $20 daily “pay-to-stay” fee plus fees from previous jail stints.

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On Thursday, Sept. 5, a bipartisan group of legislators introduced a bill to help find and repatriate the remains of the more than 1,500 Wisconsin Service Members still Missing-in-Action (MIA) since World War II.

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Would you like to learn more about environmental issues facing Dane County? Do you have questions about the county’s programs on renewable energy, water quality, sustainability or climate change? If so, please mark your calendar for Thursday Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Sun Prairie Municipal Bu…

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The Sun Prairie Plan Commission recommended city council approval of two items for the Park 151 business park — a name change for a street in the park, and a conditional use permit (CUP) to establish a distribution center.

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With Metro Transit bus service in its second week, the city is getting its first official peek at rider numbers, as one city alder considers future route needs.

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Continuing past practice, the Sun Prairie School Board on Monday Sept. 9 voted to approve short-term borrowing of $12 million as part of a consortium with other school districts.

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World Dairy Expo’s participating companies will showcase their latest research, products and services to help dairy producers improve their operations during new, educational Knowledge Nook Sessions.

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Acting on a city staff recommendation, members of the Sun Prairie Plan Commission on Sept. 10 recommended city council approval of a Precise Implementation Plan (PIP) for a 10,000 sq. ft. Foss Wisconsin Swim School to be located in the Grand on Main development.

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Former Wisconsin Badgers and Green Bay Packers offensive lineman and current Sun Prairie resident Mark Tauscher will give a keynote speech to FFA members attending the World Dairy Expo at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1 in Madison.

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The American Legion Auxiliary is no longer “the world’s largest women’s patriotic service organization” after historical changes were made at last month’s National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, when delegates voted to amend membership eligibility pending approval by The American Legion.

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Nominations are being accepted for the Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce's annual Community Business Leader Award. This award replaces the former Krivsky award and is presented to a recipient for community leadership by a business person in Sun Prairie.

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.— The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights.

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The Dane County Park Commission will hold a public hearing regarding proposed 2020 park fee increases on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lyman Anderson Conservation Center, 5201 Fen Oak Drive in Madison.

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A 15-minute ceremony Wednesday with Sun Prairie emergency services personnel in attendance commemorated the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 with remarks, a prayer and bell ringing to honor those who gave their lives in service.

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Kwik Trip expanded online ordering and delivery on EatStreet to many of its stores in Madison and surrounding cities, making it that much easier to get Glazers, Cheese Mountain Pizzas and more than 400 other items.

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Wisconsin students' standardized test scores dropped in English and math last school year, and the average ACT score for 11th graders declined for the second year in a row, according to results released Thursday by the state Department of Public Instruction.

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Dane County’s Henry Vilas Zoo recently secured the distinct honor of being accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) at the organization’s annual meeting taking place in New Orleans.

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Wisconsin had 5.1 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending September 8, 2019, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Cool, wet and overcast conditions slowed crop progress this week.

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Place your bid or buy it now, buy a mystery key or bid live – the Sun Prairie Education Foundation’s “Keys to the Future” event has a few surprises in store and a new location: The Loft at 132.

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Sun Prairie police arrested a 71-year-old Marshall woman on Wednesday for her eighth offense of operating motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants (OWI).

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On July 30, 2019, President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan Let Everyone Get Involved in Opportunities for National Service (LEGION) Act which redefines The American Legion’s membership eligibility dates as follows: April 6, 1917, to Nov. 11, 1918, and beginning with the bombing of Pearl …

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Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary of Ankeny, Iowa, is recalling approximately 6,233 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Sept. 10, 2019.

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Not everyone has the same fitness goals or the same body and that’s something the owners of Orange Shoe Personal Fitness understand.

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The Dane County Airport on Sept. 10 announced that Sun Country Airlines has added non-stop seasonal service from Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) to Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Florida (MCO) and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas (LAS). Flights information is availab…

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Tom Tiffany launched his bid for Congress in a conservative, rural northern Wisconsin district on Tuesday, promising to be "the ally President Trump needs to keep moving our country forward."