A total of 714 people have lost their lives in Dane County by suicide or drug overdose since 2016 according to new figures from the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The Sun Prairie Business Improvement District has announced details for the annual Downtown Sun Prairie Ladies Night Out event on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 5 – 9 p.m.
Sun Prairie is honored to receive a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award, joining 488 communities across the country in the movement for safer streets and better bicycling.
Missa Bay, LLC, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 97,272 pounds of salad products that contain meat or poultry because the lettuce ingredient may be contaminated with E. coli 0157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) an…
The City of Sun Prairie and the Sun Prairie Business Improvement District (BID) announced that the 104th annual Fire Truck Parade and Tree Lighting event will take place Friday, Nov. 29 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Sun Prairie Historical Library and Museum, located at 115 E. Main St. in historic …
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) invites Wisconsin companies and organizations that have achieved exporting success to apply for a 2020 Governor’s Export Achievement Award.
State Senator Mark Miller, Mayor Paul Esser and other local officials were on hand on for a ribbon cutting ceremony for MacDon’s newest U.S. Design Engineering Center in the Sun Prairie Business Park on Friday Nov. 15.
MADISON (AP) — The Republican co-chair of the Legislature’s budget committee filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to force Gov. Tony Evers to release records related to the funding of farmer mental health programs, the latest salvo in the ongoing battle over the funding that already contributed t…
MADISON (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court challenger Jill Karofsky suggested Tuesday that Justice Daniel Kelly is corrupt because he repeatedly rules in favor of conservative groups, saying it makes no sense that the law could be on their side all the time.
A true community effort is about to launch, as the Spirit of Giving program operated through Sunshine Place seeks to sponsor more than 1,300 children with gifts, and more than 425 families with boxes of food to help celebrate the yuletide holidays in December.
Winter strong-armed its way into Wisconsin's autumn, leaving a mixed bag of treacherous landscape and waterway conditions for hunters heading out to enjoy the nine-day gun deer season Opening Weekend, Nov. 23-24.
Friday, Nov. 15 not only marked the birthday of Sun Prairie-born artist Georgia O’Keeffe, but also the grand opening of the Sun Prairie Historical Library and Museum.
In the living room of his Marshall, Wisconsin, home, 62-year-old Ted Lausche has a clock that reads aloud Bible verses every hour.
The Sun Prairie Area Chorus and the Sun Prairie Community Band will present a holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. at Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School (CHUMS) in the Performing Arts Center.
It may be cold outside, but the action on the hardwood will be heating up beginning this week as the Sun Prairie Cardinal boys and girls varsity basketball teams are set to tip off their 2019-20 seasons.
It’s been nearly two months since U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, who has held the seat since 1979 and is one of the longest serving members of Congress, announced he would not seek another term in the southeastern Wisconsin district. Months remain for other candidates to announce, but so far Senate Majority Leader Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, has successfully racked up GOP endorsements rather than Republican challengers.
On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Sunshine Place delivered 1,700 Kindness Bags to elementary students in the Sun Prairie Area School District — thanks to hundreds of volunteer hours to assemble and distribute the bags.
After more than an hour of discussion and comments from the public, members of the Sun Prairie Plan Commission recommended city council approval of a general development plan to redevelop Ashley Field.
City of Sun Prairie officials will ask Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) to add flashing yellow turn arrow traffic signals at State Highway 151 and Windsor Street to make the intersections safer.
Veterans received a salute from the Sun Prairie School Board during its Monday, Nov. 11 meeting, with remarks from Mayor Paul Esser and other veterans about their service.
A 57-year old man was found by Sun Prairie Police in a field early Thursday morning in frigid temps after he drove off the road and wandered away from his vehicle.
Snow and cold weather can create extremely dangerous driving conditions for motorists on most highways statewide. AAA advises motorists to prepare themselves and their car.
With the redevelopment of the Sun Prairie explosion site under way, another downtown property further east is being eyed for shops, apartments, and restaurants.
Organic food processors and producers now have until December 31, 2019 to apply for reimbursement of costs related to organic certification through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Organic Program.
The Wisconsin School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) recently presented the Sun Prairie Area School District (SPASD) with a Spectrum Award of Excellence and two Awards of Merit for the district's work in school communications.
A Georgia O’Keeffe birthday tea, a grand opening reception and open house are among the events the Sun Prairie Library and Historical Museum will conduct on Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16.
To make it easier for businesses to launch their own internship programs, the University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) have introduced the Talent Generator, a new online tool offering smart tips and best practices for creating and sustaining a …
Jorge Hidalgo from Wilde East Towne Honda won the 2019 Community Business Leader Award, as announced during the Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce’s Business Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 7 at the Hilton Garden Inn-Sun Prairie.
The Dane County Board of Supervisors approved the 2020 county budget at their meeting Monday night, Nov. 11. With an operating budget of $593.7 million, and a capital budget at $69.6 million, the county’s total budget for 2020 is $663 million. The local economy is strong and the tax rate has…
A new ft Meijer store and fuel center will be constructed on the Schneider property just off Thompson Road, along with other retailers, beginning in 2020 thanks to an agreement approved Nov. 5 by the Sun Prairie City Council.
Acting Sun Prairie Police Chief Brain Teasdale saluted department members who served in the military as part of a brief statement sent to officers on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 333 is preparing its annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at VFW Post 9362, located at 349 S. Walker Way.
In 1915, Harvey Higley graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Just two years later, the life of this Marinette County native changed forever when the United States declared war on Germany, entering into World War I.
Gov. Tony Evers has announced the theme for the 2019 State Capitol Holiday Tree. Each year, students from around the state are invited to make ornaments to hang on the holiday tree that is displayed in the Rotunda of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Sun Prairie Police Department officers on Nov. 10 arrested a Sun Prairie male for his 10th offense of operating while under the influence of intoxicants (OWI).
The Sun Prairie Fire & Rescue Company recently announced the Sun Prairie Fire Department will move-up to an Insurance Services Office (ISO) Class 2 public protection classification, effective Feb. 2, 2020.
The Dane County Sheriff’s Office annual Hunter Sight-In began on Saturday, Nov. 9. The event is a tradition for many local hunters and is open daily through Nov. 22.