During a 90-minute meeting, the Sun Prairie City Council on Jan. 21 voted 4-2 to postpone consideration of the FC Land proposed 166 unit apartment building to be constructed near Cabela’s.
Amity Packing Company Inc. of Chicago, Ill., is recalling approximately 2,020 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically clear, thin pliable plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announ…
A Wendy’s franchiser is being fined $157,114 for violating child labor laws at its restaurants across the country, including the Sun Prairie location.
The Stop-N-Go gas station and convenience store on Windsor Avenue in Cottage Grove hosted a Tuesday, Jan. 21, news conference about human trafficking.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System regents plan to ask Gov. Tony Evers and legislators to lift a freeze on tuition and allow them to raise rates to match inflation in the next state budget, system President Ray Cross said Wednesday.
New research from the American Automobile Association (AAA) finds that over five years and 75,000 miles of driving, the annual cost of owning a new compact electric vehicle is only slightly more expensive – about $600 annually – than its gas-powered counterpart. The study also revealed that …
48th Assembly District Rep. Melissa Sargent of Madison on Jan. 21 announced her candidacy for Wisconsin’s 16th Senate District — the same day incumbent Mark Miller announced he will not seek reelection.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers extolled lawmakers during his State of the State speech Wednesday to work together to address the state's farm crisis, calling a special session of the Legislature as part of a three-prong attack to tackle the problem that's seen a record number…
The former district administrator of the Fall River School District surrendered all Dept. of Public Instruction licenses and permits over allegations that he inappropriately touched a student at his Sun Prairie home.
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is accepting applications for the 2020 Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) program. Applications are due to DATCP by March 30, 2020.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans signed off Tuesday on a bill that would impose new restrictions on firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals in the hopes of reducing soil and water contamination, despite Democrats' complaints that the proposal would accomplish next to nothing.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin insurance companies, healthcare providers and others announced an agreement Tuesday to do away with prior authorization requirements for most patients that can slow the prescription of drugs to treat people fighting substance abuse.
Wisconsin farmers and businesses seeking to grow their local markets are encouraged to apply for 2020 Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin producer and processor grants.
Reaction was swift as State 16th District Senator Mark Miller, whose district includes several Madison area communities such as Sun Prairie and Monona, announced Tuesday, Jan. 21 he would not seek reelection.
Fourth- and fifth-grade students in the Monona Grove School District will join others around the state in participating in a program that teaches them how to be prepared for natural disasters and other emergencies.
A letter from the co-owner of a Bristol Street liquor store — who is opposed to a liquor license for a Sun Prairie gas station and convenience store — left a few officials scratching their heads at city hall.
MADISON (AP) — The man who was fatally shot at a Madison apartment over the weekend was apparently targeted by the person who killed him, according to investigators.
MADISON (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced Sunday he wants state lawmakers to pass a package of bills aimed at curbing youth vaping and educating the public about vaping’s potential dangers.
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.
Landmark Services Cooperative (LSC) has announced the winners of its annual scholarships. The cooperative recently presented 15 scholarships of $750 each to a group of local high school seniors and collegiate students pursuing post-secondary education.
Despite objections by one property owner, the Sun Prairie Plan Commission voted Jan. 14 to recommend city council approval of the Sun Prairie Stronger plan for the Main-Bristol intersection.
Despite opposition from one alder, a proposal to develop a new 160-unit apartment complex just west of Cabela’s in Prairie Lakes received an approval recommendation vote Jan. 14 from the Sun Prairie Plan Commission.
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin recently voted to approve the Point Beach Solar Energy Center. Pending the commission’s final written order, this allows NextEra Energy Resources’ project affiliate to move forward in building the 100-megawatt photovoltaic solar energy generating fa…
Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Mark Afable and the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) are urging Wisconsinites to take proactive steps to protect themselves and their property from damage as more extreme winter weather hits the state this weekend.
During its meeting at Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School (CHUMS), the Sun Prairie School Board on Monday, Jan. 13 accepted a $1,000 donation from Systems Furniture Installation for the Sun Prairie Area School District’s Hunger Heroes campaign.
Wisconsin Farmers Union recently announced Sun Prairie resident Pete Curran has been hired as Membership Director. In this role, Curran will be responsible for membership support, growth and engagement.
When Dane County Boys & Girls Club President and CEO Michael Johnson first eyed the vacant church off Windsor Street in Sun Prairie more than two years ago, he realized its potential.
Royle Printing recently announced that Mike Sipala is joining Royle Printing as a Senior Account Executive. Mike will be responsible for developing and enhancing business opportunities in the Northeast corridor, specifically in the catalog and direct mail segments.
Start the New Year off right by staying informed on why you should care about the 2020 Census! This is a special, once-in-a-decade opportunity to ensure that every person residing in the United States is counted.
The Sun Prairie Media Center, home to TV channels KSUN, KIDS-4, and 103.5 FM The Sun Community Radio, has launched a brand-new, free, all-inclusive app for all mobile devices.
People will get to experience the best minute of their day – or rather many best minutes of their day Saturday, March 7 when Charlie Berens performs at Waterloo Firemen’s Park. The Wisconsin-based comedian is known for his popular Manitowoc Minute YouTube videos and has been on tour for the …
The City of Sun Prairie Clerk’s Office has some exciting announcements regarding 2020 elections. Beginning in 2020, the city’s polling locations will double, going from four to eight. All Sun Prairie registered voters are being mailed a postcard notifying them of their polling location.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court hopeful Jill Karofsky raised about $227,500 over the last six months of 2019, campaign finance reports her campaign released Tuesday show.
The Sun Prairie Lions Club will host the Multiple District 27D1 Bowling Tournament beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18 at Prairie Lanes, located at 430 Clarmar Drive.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Donald Trump heads to battleground Wisconsin on Tuesday to rally supporters just down the street from where Democrats will meet in six months to nominate his opponent, a campaign trip that coincides with the Democratic presidential debate in neighboring Iowa.
Sun Prairie Mayor Paul Esser will deliver his annual State of the City address, where he shares his traditional budget breakdown as it relates to your tax bill and the 2020 budget, throughout January and once in February.