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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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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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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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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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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).

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Dane County and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have announced their intent to participate in Operation Dry Water during the July 4 holiday weekend on Madison area lakes.

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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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Wisconsin residents and visitors who are passionate about protecting waters from aquatic invasive species know the impact they can have on state waters and native species.

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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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As Tommy Thompson takes office July 1 as President of the University of Wisconsin System, his transition team is announcing creation of the “Listening Post” for Wisconsin residents and UW students, faculty, and staff to ask questions and offer ideas.

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Wisconsin farmers can learn about several grant opportunities available through the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) during a grant-writing webinar on Wednesday, July 15, starting at 1 p.m.

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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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A June 27 house fire in the Town of Burke resulted in no injuries and $20,000 in damage to the home, according to the Dane County Sheriff’s Department.

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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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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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MADISON (AP) — Crowds outside the Wisconsin State Capitol tore down two statues and attacked a state senator amid protests following the arrest of a Black man who was at a restaurant with a megaphone and a baseball bat.

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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is turning to a quartet of experienced Wisconsin political operatives to lead his campaign in a state that helped deliver President Donald Trump an Electoral College majority four years ago.

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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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To provide relevant information and resources on this important topic and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health issues in rural communities, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has created a new audio podcast series called “Rural Realities.”

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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.

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Julia Nunes has been selected as Wisconsin’s 73rd Alice in Dairyland. In this position, Nunes will work as a communications professional for the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). Her job will be to educate the public about the importance of agriculture in Wisconsin.

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University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents President Andrew S. Petersen on June 19 announced that former Governor Tommy G. Thompson has agreed to serve as UW System Interim President effective July 1. The decision comes after consultation Thursday with the Board of Regents, which offere…

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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.

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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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MADISON (AP) — The U.S. Army Reserve suspended the commander of an Illinois-based unit Tuesday as part of an ongoing investigation into allegations that unit officers mishandled sexual misconduct complaints and retaliated against a whistleblower.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — If the person in Gov. Tony Evers' staff who recorded a telephone meeting between the governor and Republican legislative leaders did so without approval, they could be guilty of a felony, the chief attorney for the Wisconsin Legislature's Reference Bureau said in a memo Monday.

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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.

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On June 11, the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) voted unanimously to lift the temporary moratorium on utility disconnections for nonpayment during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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The July 15, 2020, extended deadline for individual income tax filing is about a month away and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) will extend its call center hours to better accommodate filers.

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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.

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The Sun Prairie Area School District (SPASD) will be transitioning to two high schools and three middle schools effective Sept.1, 2022. As part of this transition, boundaries will have to be drawn for the high schools and middle schools.

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During a roughly two hour meeting June 8, members of the Sun Prairie School Board approved the charge for the new task force to determine secondary school boundaries in the Sun Prairie Area School District.