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.
The Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce recently announced Christina Williams has joined the chamber staff as Outreach and Events Coordinator.
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…
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).
Wisconsin had 4.5 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending June 28, 2020, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP).
DeWitt LLP law firm recently announced attorney and Sun Prairie resident Jeff Goldman was elected to the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors for the State Bar of Wisconsin and was also elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estates Council (ACTEC).
Foss Swim School continues its expansion in the Midwest with the opening of a new school in Sun Prairie. Enrollment for the new Sun Prairie location at 2670 W. Main St. begins July 7 with an opening date of Oct. 14.
Health care workers put in a lot of time on the job, both during the COVID-19 pandemic and during non-COVID times, working sometimes double and triple shifts. That leaves a lot of time at work — and sometimes during those busy times, not a lot of time for breaks.
The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners continue to investigate a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections potentially linked to ALDI, Hy-Vee, Walmart and Jewel-Osco grocery store brand “garden salads” containing iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, and carrots.
Wisconsin’s corn and egg production are up compared to the same period in 2019, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.
On June 16, Chuck Stoflet, owner (left), and Stephanie Juedes, manager of The UPS Store of Sun Prairie (right) presented Hilde Felsin, board member of the Sun Prairie Emergency Food Pantry with a donation check. Amid the current COVID-19 pandemic and constant need, the UPS Store set out a do…
The Federal Small Business Administration is interested in how many businesses suffered at least a 40% uninsured loss involving physical structures, business inventory, and personal property due to civil unrest.
Wisconsin had 4.8 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending June 14, 2020, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Didion retooled a portion of its ethanol production facility to manufacture hand sanitizer, which is in short supply during a period of high demand.
Dane County’s Renewable Natural Gas Station received its first delivery of biogas from the Town of Vienna manure digester Thursday, June 11 — the result of a project that will allow 90,000 gallons of manure per day to be converted into vehicle fuel.
Lakeside Refrigerated Services, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 42,922 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on June 13, 2020.
The City of Sun Prairie could have a newly relocated Angell Street and a new municipal parking lot located between Church and Columbus streets this fall if the Sun Prairie City Council approves action taken June 9 by the Sun Prairie Plan Commission.
Drive-in family movies in downtown Sun Prairie could be the big draw after some of downtown Sun Prairie’s biggest summer events were called off.
Wisconsin had 5 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending June 7, 2020, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.
During the June 2 Committee of the Whole meeting, alders approved a development agreement for Adam Bougie of Glass Nickel Pizza to redevelop 402 E. Main and 111 Vine St.
The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation recently recognized partner Compeer Financial as a top 4-H donor. Acknowledged as a Platinum Clover supporter, Compeer Financial contributed $20,000 to support Wisconsin 4-H programs through the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation.
Windsor Elementary School teacher Jennifer Richardson was recognized for her entrepreneurial spirit in striving to meet their students’ distance learning needs during COVID-19.
Royle Printing’s newest installation, a Manroland Rotoman S, will be operational by the end of June. The press is located at the printer’s newest 120,000 sq. ft. facility on Success Way in the Sun Prairie Business Park.
Wisconsin had 3.9 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending May 31, 2020, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.
Scott Peterson, managing editor of the Watertown Daily Times, has been promoted to group editor of APG Southern Wisconsin, Robb Grindstaff, general manager of APG Media’s Southern Wisconsin newspapers, recently announced.
Sun Prairie’s 2020 Sweet Corn Fest has canceled over COVID-19 concerns as organizers try to salvage the financial hit to the event’s non-profit vendors.
Nestle Prepared Foods Company, aof Jonesboro, Ark., is recalling approximately 29,002 pounds of chicken product labeled as Lean Cuisine Fettuccini Alfredo because the product contains undeclared soy, a known allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (F…
Wisconsin had 4.1 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending May 24, 2020, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.
Food pantries are seeing record numbers of families experiencing food insecurity across the country, and the Sun Prairie Emergency Food Pantry is no exception. To help solve the demand, State Farm Insurance agents Geoff Wilkins and Steve Pierick joined forces to help out where they could.
Two broadcasts earned third place for WLSP 103.5 FM The Sun Community Radio during the recently announced 2019 Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA) Awards for Excellence competition.
The Sun Prairie Star won top honors in the 2019 Wisconsin Newspaper Better Newspaper Contest for telling the story of local veterans and the recovery of the Sun Prairie community from the 2018 downtown gas explosion.
Wisconsin had 5.3 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending May 17, 2020, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP).
During troubling times for the community, the American Family Insurance Smokey Anderson Agency decided to give back auto refunds it received. On Wednesday April 22, the team presented a check for $2,900 to the Sun Prairie Emergency Food Pantry and the Marshall/Waterloo Food Pantry. The Premi…
Evans Food Group Ltd., an Arlington, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 3,796 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) pork skin products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced May 13. The product contains soy, a known al…
Discover Wisconsin, the state’s leading media brand and tourism TV show, has launched its popular photo contest via social media. In partnership with Wisconsin Counties Association, 12 fan-submitted photos will be published in Discover Wisconsin’s annual calendar, featuring images of Wiscons…
The City of Sun Prairie Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department recently filled its vacant Parks and Forestry Division Manager position. Joleen Stinson began serving in the role on April 1, 2020.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers on Monday allowed nearly all nonessential retail stores to reopen as long as they serve no more than five customers at a time, partially lifting the restriction that has kept them closed for weeks to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
The developer of a proposed drive-through coffee shop near the intersection of Bird and Main said he’s willing to work with the city despite comments recommending against approval of the plan.
The community is invited to unite together for a community event, “Sunshine Sunday,” which provides the opportunity to help support Buck & Honey’s and Sunshine Place on Sunday, May 17.
Pending action by the Sun Prairie School Board, the new stadium under construction in Sun Prairie will be known as Bank of Sun Prairie Stadium at Ashley Field.
Compeer Financial, a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative based in the Upper Midwest, announced financial results for the first quarter of 2020, including strong net income levels, above-average asset growth and solid credit quality.
U.S. Gain, a leader in renewable natural gas (RNG) development and distribution, recently announced it has reached an off-take agreement with DTE Biomass Energy for RNG produced at Statz Brothers Farms located in the Town of Sun Prairie. Purchased RNG will be taken to the California transpor…
Nine local food projects — including one from Sun Prairie — have been selected to receive grants through the Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin (BLBW) program, a competitive grant program designed to strengthen Wisconsin’s food industries by helping farms and businesses more efficiently process, marke…
Wisconsin garden centers and seed companies are reporting high demand during the COVID-19 pandemic as the weather warms and people want to grow their own vegetables or adorn their home’s landscapes with flowers and trees. Barb (above), an employee at Garden Prairie Farms on Highway 19, takes…