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Following the tragic explosion in Sun Prairie last year, volunteers at Sunshine Place have made it their mission to expand the many valuable services it provides people facing hardships in the Sun Prairie community.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month, providing crucial support to the economy at a time when other drivers of growth have faded.

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What began in 1954 as a plowing contest has grown to an annual educational show that features the latest in technology, including field demonstrations of the most advanced equipment and systems.

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2019’s Book’n It Run for Literacy on Saturday, Aug. 3 is less than a month away and the Sun Prairie Library Foundation needs nearly 100 volunteers to help ensure the event is a success.

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During a nearly two hour meeting, members of the Sun Prairie School Board on July 8 received their first public glimpse at an updated Ashley Field — a stadium with at least 4,200 seats, a walk-around seating bowl and LED lighting to allow one high school home team or the other to have its co…

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Despite objections from residents in attendance, the Sun Prairie Plan Commission on July 9 voted 5-3 to recommend city council approval of the 2019-39 City of Sun Prairie Comprehensive Plan.

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Buck & Honey’s Restaurant added a second location with the opening of its Monona restaurant Monday, July 15. The original Buck & Honey’s is in Sun Prairie.

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DeWitt LLP announced recently that Kierre Elvington and Kimberly Ripp joined the firm. Elvington, an associate in the litigation and business practice groups, will practice from the firm’s Brookfield office. Ripp, a family law partner, will practice from the firm’s Madison office.

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An American flag hoisted on fire truck ladder waved in the breeze as hundreds gathered to mourn and honor the one-year mark of the July 10 gas explosion that killed Sun Prairie firefighter Capt. Cory Barr.

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is examining a range of alternatives to improve the Madison Beltline’s deteriorating pavement and median areas, and to address operational issues during weekday peak traffic periods.

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Jefferson County Farm Technology Days (FTD), taking place July 23-25th at Walter Grain Farms in Johnson Creek, will be hosting an inaugural food drive. This event is designed for event attendees to further give back to the surrounding communities.

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Property owners in the downtown Sun Prairie Business Improvement District (BID) will see a boost in their assessments this year — the second increase in two years.

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In the next step in the redevelopment of the Alliant Energy Center, the Dane County Board of Supervisors on Thursday July 11 will vote on a $199,500 contract with Strang Inc. of Madison for architectural engineering design services related to an expanded Exhibition Hall and campus.

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Greywolf Partners, Inc., a full service commercial real estate company with headquarters in Milwaukee and executive offices in Sun Prairie, recently announced Steve Turner has joined the company as Director of Business Development to their Sun Prairie location.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House initiative spearheaded by Ivanka Trump to help women in developing countries get ahead economically is announcing its first batch of grants, $27 million for 14 projects in 22 countries, mostly in Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia.

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July 10th, 2018, my entire world changed. I’ll reflect on the past year in a very raw and open manner, along with a mild touch of humor as this is a coping mechanism of mine. It is something I share with Cory – being able to be goofy and laugh, even in the worst of times.

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The Lussier Family Heritage Center, a Dane County Parks facility, alongside the Friends of Capital Springs Recreation Area is forming a new Capital Springs Bumble Bee Brigade. Brigade volunteers will help monitor and collect data about bumble bees in the park to help improve conservation pla…

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CHICAGO (AP) — The work of famed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright was recognized Sunday as eight of his buildings, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City, Los Angeles’ Hollyhock House and the Unity Temple in suburban Chicago, were added to the UNESCO World Heritage list.

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The Sun Prairie Historical Library and Museum (SPHLM) invites community members and local history lovers to visit the museum for a July 14 open house event as the doors will be reopened for the first time in a year.

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The Sun Prairie Area School District will get a state aid increase of .06 percent, or $27,922, according to figures released July 1 by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).

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Wisconsin had 3.6 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending June 30, 2019, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa Rep. Abby Finkenauer spent her time back home meeting with small-business owners and veterans, marching in a parade and delivering gifts to fire stations. In their upstate New York districts, Rep. Antonio Delgado visited farms, including one that’s part of a pilot prog…

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Every quarter, Sun Prairie American Legion and Auxiliary sponsor an opportunity to donate blood. The next Sun Prairie Community Blood Drive is scheduled for Tuesday, July 9, from 1-6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Sun Prairie United Methodist Church, 702 North Street.

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A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, on June 26 indicted two men, including a Sun Prairie man, on drug-related charges.

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The Smith’s Crossing Community Garden and the City of Sun Prairie recently teamed up to get an old-fashioned solution to a noxious weed problem: Goats.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers made 78 partial vetoes to the state budget passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature before signing it Wednesday, ignoring pleas from some liberals who wanted the new Democratic governor to reject the entire two-year spending plan.

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A public hearing to receive input on the Draft Sun Prairie Comprehensive Plan, 2019 – 2039, has been scheduled before the City of Sun Prairie Plan Commission for Tuesday, July 9, 2019.