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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone to stay safe and to be courteous to others by following the new All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) laws passed by the Wisconsin State Legislature.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin broke a record for confirmed new COVID-19 cases Tuesday for the fourth time in six days, as Gov. Tony Evers and state health leaders implored people to wear masks and take other steps to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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To enhance safety for all travelers, the Wisconsin State Patrol plans to use aircraft and ground-based officers to enforce speed limits and other traffic laws in Dane, Jefferson and Marquette counties. Aerial enforcement missions are planned for:

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A group of about 100 people filled the street near Sun Prairie Fire Station #1 on Friday July 10 to mark the second anniversary of the July 10, 2018 natural gas explosion that killed Sun Prairie Fire Department Capt. Cory Barr, destroyed five buildings and damaged others in downtown Sun Prairie.

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A 23-year-old man is in custody after he fled police who found him passed out in his vehicle at a Sun Prairie gas station early Tuesday morning.

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Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, the Sun Prairie Area School District School Nutrition Department announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program.

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Dane County has mandated masks at businesses while similar mandates are being discussed across the state. Safety and security collide when it comes to customers wearing masks, as banks are historically and understandably uncomfortable with people disguising their faces while in the bank.

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Three-quarters of Wisconsin companies said COVID-19 and the state’s Safer at Home order had a negative financial impact on their business in a recent survey conducted by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) – the combined state chamber and manufacturers’ association.

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Wisconsin Farmers Union will host a virtual gathering on the issue of nonpartisan redistricting and how Wisconsinites can work together to fight for a democracy that works for all. The Fair Maps Virtual Town Hall will be from 7:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14. 

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First Choice Insurance Solutions (FCIS), a locally, family-owned business established in 2009, recently announced Paul Perkins has joined FCIS as the employee benefits specialist. His extensive experience in the insurance industry makes him an exceptional leader in providing employee benefit…

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The Sun Prairie City Council on July 7 approved $335,000 for specialized project management services for its $19.97 million wastewater treatment plant upgrade to The Concord Group.

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Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) on July 8 released the following statement announcing an endorsement from Sun Prairie District 1 Alder Steve Stocker, for her candidacy for Wisconsin’s 16th Senate District:

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The City of Sun Prairie will have one polling place at Sun Prairie High School for the Tuesday, Aug. 11 primary, thanks to action taken during a special July 10 meeting of the Sun Prairie City Council.

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The City of Sun Prairie has been notified of delays in the mailing of changes in value to property owners. Due to the delay in mailing and to ensure residents can meet with appraisers, Open Book will be extended from July 21, 2020 to Aug. 3, 2020.

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American Legion Post 333 and Auxiliary Unit 333 will be sponsoring a blood drive on July 14 from 1-6 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall at Sun Prairie United Methodist Church, located at 702 North St.

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The Sun Prairie City Council will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 10 to approve the Sun Prairie High School as a single polling place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) is going online this year with the 2020 Virtual Art Fair on the Square, a two-day event where visitors can shop for art and fine craft from artists in the Madison area and around the country, support MMoCA with online donations, and purchase the…

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The thousands of students seeking to transfer credits from a Wisconsin technical college to one of the state’s private, nonprofit colleges and universities will have a much easier time in the future thanks to a historic, comprehensive agreement.

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The YMCA of Dane County, including its Northeast YMCA located in Sun Prairie’s Smith’s Crossing neighborhood, is seeking donations to pay for daycare it has already provided.

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Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin and Madison-based Noble Applications on July 8 announced the launch of a new mobile application designed to help those facing hunger get connected with food resources.

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Park Bank, a locally-owned community bank founded in 1966, recently announced that Ann Becker has joined Park Bank as Senior Mortgage Advisor. Ann’s experience makes her a concierge of lending to her clients.

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Gov. Tony Evers on July 7 announced additional efforts to distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) to schools, food processors, and businesses across the state.

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The Wisconsin Dental Association on July 7 announced that Christopher Borgerding has joined the association as Director of Government Services. In this position, he will manage the association’s relationships with state legislators and regulators; oversee WDA actions on dental benefits, insu…

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Wisconsin had 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending July 5, 2020, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP).

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Sun Prairie Police Department (SPPD) officers are questioning a male in connection with a Monday, July 6 shots fired incident on Sunfield Street in Sun Prairie.

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The City of Sun Prairie is receiving $404,876.13 in transportation aids from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Gov. Tony Evers and Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Secretary-designee Craig Thompson announced on Tuesday, July 7.

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The Madison Region Economic Partnership (MadREP) continues its partnership with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), Wisconsin’s eight other regional economic development organizations (EDOs) and UW-Oshkosh to create and distribute a data collection tool to businesses in th…

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In partnership with Public Health Madison & Dane County and Madison365, Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County (BGCDC) will kick-off the Get Tested Today campaign to provide free COVID-19 testing at various locations in Dane County over the next three weeks.