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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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The Sun Prairie Area School District will receive roughly $49.8 million in general aid from the state, according to the Wisconsin Department of Instruction — an increase of 4.6 percent, or $2,187,404 increase from last year’s $47,591,927 amount.

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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).

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While celebrating the nation’s birthday, The Sun Prairie Fire Department, Sun Prairie EMS, and Sun Prairie Police Department urge you to use extreme care, especially when using fireworks as part of your celebration activities. Additionally, please be aware of the laws that govern fireworks i…

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The City of Sun Prairie recently issued an update regarding the city's Pavement Rehabilitation Projects for 2020.

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Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, the YMCA of Dane County recently announced the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program, and that it will host a July 7 Pop Up Pantry at Westside Elementary School.

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Property owners impacted by the city's Grandview Drive-Crossing Ridge Trail construction project can expect concrete work to be completed during the week of June 30, according to City Staff Engineer Clint Christenson.

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The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and Dane County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an officer-involved death in Sun Prairie that occurred on the morning of Friday, June 26, 2020.

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This July, join Sun Prairie Parks, Recreation & Forestry (SPPRF) for Park and Recreation Month, as the department celebrates the selfless, passionate and essential work of park and recreation professionals who are providing services that are vital to a healthy Sun Prairie.

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The Sun Prairie School Board is scheduled to act July 13 on two resolutions relating to financing for the 2019 Sun Prairie Area School District referendum.

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The 2021-22 Sun Prairie Area School District calendar will begin Aug. 23 and end on May 26, 2022 — extending summer break by two weeks to allow completion of school construction projects — according to a 2021-22 calendar approved June 22, 2020 by the Sun Prairie School Board.

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The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and Dane County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an officer-involved death in Sun Prairie that occurred on the morning of Friday, June 26, 2020.

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Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, the Sun Prairie Area School District (SPASD) School Nutrition Department recently announced the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program through at least July 15.

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The City of Sun Prairie took the first step in relocating Angell Street on June 16 by introducing a discontinuance resolution, approving a certified survey map and scheduling an Aug. 4 public hearing.

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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.

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The Sun Prairie Media Center recently launched a new weekly newscast entitled “Sun Prairie In Focus.” The newscast is produced and anchored by former WKOW-TV reporter/anchor and current Sun Prairie resident Dan Presser.

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Notices of change in value were mailed to City of Sun Prairie property owners recently. The City of Sun Prairie expects values will increase for homeowners because 2020 is a revaluation year.

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The City of Sun Prairie has launched a revaluation frequently asked questions (FAQ) page, aiming to educate and ease tax anxieties as the city performs its revaluation process.

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Incoming University of Wisconsin System President Governor Tommy Thompson announced June 23 that former Assembly Speaker, Ambassador to Norway, and UW System Board of Regents member Tom Loftus of Sun Prairie and former Department of Administration (DOA) Secretary Scott Neitzel will co-chair …

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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.

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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…

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When a star student gets straight A’s, proud parents take to bragging. When a Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) gets straight A’s, you leave the bragging up to the city council alders.

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Led by opposition from District 3 alders Maureen Crombie and Mike Jacobs, the Sun Prairie City Council on June 16 voted 7-1 to reject a Precise Implementation Plan (PIP) to convert community room space into efficiency apartments in the Providence neighborhood.

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Alders on June 16 voted to approve an overhauled general development plan for the Pumpkin Patch retail district on the city’s west side — despite objections from a neighboring developer and a former mayor.

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A suspected natural gas leak June 17 led to the temporary evacuation of a 16-unit apartment building on Klubertanz Drive.

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Democrat Melissa Sargent released the following statement announcing an endorsement from Sun Prairie School Board member Bryn Horton, for her candidacy for Wisconsin’s 16th Senate District:

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The Class of 2020 became the first Sun Prairie High School class to graduate virtually on Friday, June 12 with an online video tribute that included music from the Sun Prairie High School band, orchestra and choir, as well as four speeches from class seniors.

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Adam Gross from the City of Sun Prairie recently announced 2020 Street Rehabilitation Projects on several streets.

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The City of Sun Prairie will increase its parkland dedication requirement, fee in lieu of parkland dedication, and park impact fee for all residential development if a Sun Prairie Plan Commission recommendation is approved by the city council.

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The Sun Prairie Plan Commission on June 9 rejected a revised general development plan (GDP) and related items for the proposed Pumpkin Patch retail development with two 5-3 votes.

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The City of Sun Prairie Parks, Recreation and Forestry (SPPRF) Department has announced the plan for its virtual summer aquatics program. This alternate program was developed due to the closure of the Family Aquatic Center for the 2020 season citing health and safety concerns amidst the COVI…

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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.