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Proclamations, new student board member OK'd

The Sun Prairie School Board on April 12 stated its support for military families, Arab-American heritage and Hmong history by unanimously … Read more


Wells to leave city event coordinator/farmer market manager position

Sarah Wells, City of Sun Prairie Event Coordinator/Farmers Market Manager, will resign at the end of the month to work full-time at her fam… Read more


Sun Prairie School Board authorizes $380,152 renovation at Northside Elementary

The Sun Prairie Area School District will spend up to $380,152 to remodel the library and large group instructional areas at Northside Elem… Read more


Sun Prairie Plan Commission backs Explore Children's Museum permit

Following a 17-minute public hearing, the Sun Prairie Plan Commission recommended city council approval of a conditional use permit (CUP) f… Read more


Council to vote on trash/recycling contract April 20, lower cost bidder finds fault with process

A recommendation to stay with the City of Sun Prairie’s current recycling/refuse company is facing pushback from a lower-cost contractor th… Read more



Former SP standout Jansen transferring to Toledo

Jayda Jansen, a 2018 Sun Prairie graduate and standout women's basketball player, will transfer to the University of Toledo for her senior … Read more


Sun Prairie holds off Verona, 21-19

VERONA — Sun Prairie nearly let a 21-point evaporate before holding off Verona 21-19 to remain undefeated during the alternate fall footbal… Read more


Cardinals lose mojo, state semifinal

WALES — Too much Mary Satori and too little mojo. Those two factors played a huge role in Sun Prairie’s 25-17, 25-22, 25-23 loss to Manitow… Read more


Cardinals earn third consecutive shutout

Sun Prairie earned its third consecutive shutout and remained unbeaten this alternate fall season following a 4-0 blanking of Beloit Memori… Read more


Davison returning

With the NCAA pausing the eligibility clock for student athletes due to the pandemic, many wondered if any seniors would take advantage of … Read more



Board, public salutes Ruffin at final meeting

After six years on the Sun Prairie School Board, Marilyn Ruffin endured a three and one half hour meeting on Monday, April 12 but also rece… Read more


Sun Prairie High School presents Smokey Joe's Cafe

Jazz and glamour lay behind the curtain in Sun Prairie’s production of Smokey Joe’s Cafe, performed at Sun Prairie High School, under the a… Read more


'The Unholy' earns an unmemorable C-minus

Some time back I wrote about how Oscar season got pushed back a few months, which was why we were getting movies like “Nomadland” and “Juda… Read more


Bringing Black and White Cinema to Wisconsin

Award winning journalist Cindy Mich and professional actor Michael Gentile have set their sites on Sun Prairie as this year's base for Bedf… Read more


Sun Prairie Forensics Team wins State Championship

The Sun Prairie Forensics Team earned 1st place at the WFCA State Tournament on Saturday, April 10, defeating 62 other teams in the virtual… Read more



From The Star's Mailbag: Keep dining dollars in Sun Prairie

As former restaurateurs, we want to bring attention to how fortunate Sun Prairie is to have the number of options we enjoy for dining out. Read more


Don’t forget Administrative Professionals Day on April 21

As we all get back to our workplaces in the recovery from COVID-19, we hope you won’t forget the administrative professionals that make you… Read more


Partisan politics is costing Wisconsin

In the last decade, it has become evident that for many politicians, furthering the interests of their political party takes priority over … Read more


Decoys and other fakes

When we constructed the interstate system, we simply bypassed much of our country’s intricate variety. Still, in spite of losing this natio… Read more


The dollar sign president

So far, the defining word of the Biden era is “trillion.” Read more


Weather Today

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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 30s.

Cloud Coverage:46%
Wind:N at 8 mph
Chance of Rain:1%
UV Index:6 High
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