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City OKs financial help to pandemic-impacted Sun Prairie Ice Arena

The cash-strapped Sun Prairie Ice Arena — hit hard by COVID-19 restrictions — is getting help to get through its financial woes from the Ci… Read more


Optimist Club sponsors essay contest

The Optimist Club of Sun Prairie is encouraging area students to contemplate the phase “Reaching Your Dreams by Choosing Optimism” as part … Read more


Business Education Partnership gives GRIT Award

On Friday, Jan. 8, the Sun Prairie Business & Education Partnership (BEP) awarded the GRIT Award to Dashle Maughan, junior at Sun Prair… Read more

Article correction

Some information contained in the Jan. 11 article, “Parking lot charges coming soon,” was inaccurate, according to Sun Prairie Police Lt. R… Read more


McCright announces Sun Prairie School Board candidacy

Community volunteer, Sun Prairie Fire Department Community Risk Reduction Officer, supporter of the Sun Prairie Optimist Club member, forme… Read more


Divisional Playoffs: Pack will roll over Rams, Brady will best Brees

To say I had a bad week would be an understatement, picking just two of the six games correctly during the super wild-card weekend. So as t… Read more


Antetokounmpo's triple-double lifts Bucks over Pistons

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Cast your line during Free Fishing Weekend

Grab your gear and get fishing Jan. 16-17 during the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Winter Free Fishing Weekend. This event is … Read more


Wisconsin falls in route to Michigan, 77-54

ANN ARBOR, Mich. Read more


Former Sun Prairie girls basketball greats meet on collegiate court

A pair of former Sun Prairie girls basketball standouts squared off in a collegiate women’s basketball game. Grace Hilber, a sophomore guar… Read more



'Monster Hunter' gets D grade

I should have reviewed this movie three weeks ago, when it was #1 in the country. But my weekend work schedule was just too tight, and I ha… Read more

Bald Eagle Watching Days goes virtual

PRAIRIE DU SAC – Wisconsin’s longest-running bald eagle watching extravaganza is going virtual for 2021, with programming available through… Read more


Restorations Soaps & Body Care gains following with natural products

A Sun Prairie bath and body product company is making a name for itself with Amazon selling its line of lotions, soaps and scrubs. Read more


Help to fight the Common Cold

Like many others, I try different methods to avoid catching a cold or flu during the winter months. Despite my best efforts, I often get a … Read more


Soggy Prairie releases new music

Sun Prairie’s own Soggy Prairie recently released their third album, their first since officially changing their name. Read more



Don't be scammed by fraudulent COVID-19 home test offers

The warnings have been circulated since last spring from state and federal agencies including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.… Read more


From The Star'sMailbag: Help celebrate Sunshine Supper with acts of kindness

We all know about the challenges the world has faced in the past year, as no one has been untouched. In March, Sunshine Supper quickly pivo… Read more


Trump's shameful Georgia call

President Donald Trump has turned a narrow electoral defeat into a bid for infamy. Read more


Remote access to meetings is not ideal

As a local government reporter, I watch a lot of public meetings — from city councils and county boards, to criminal intake hearings and pu… Read more


Trump's legacy of phoniness

One last con: President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump skipped out on their New Year’s gala at Mar-a-Lago, where fans with too m… Read more


Weather Today

Heavy snow night


33° 28°

Afternoon snow showers. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the upper 20s.

Cloud Coverage:87%
Wind:ENE at mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:1 Low
Sunrise:07:26:05 AM
Sunset:04:47:30 PM

This Week's Forecast

Heavy snow nightFri
33%33° 28°
Heavy snowSat
46%35° 25°
24%29° 19°
Mostly cloudyMon
22%26° 18°
Partly cloudyTue
Partly cloudyWed
12%25° 25°
Partly cloudyThu
24%31° 14°

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