As state superintendent, I congratulate Wisconsin’s class of 2020. I am so incredibly proud of Wisconsin’s students and educators for their compassion and resilience, which they have demonstrated through the conclusion of the 2019-2020 school year.
Admit it: You don’t know whether to believe him or not. Is President Donald Trump lying about taking hydroxychloroquine? He usually does make things up, but one thing is absolutely true about the Trumpster: He always manages somehow to focus all of the attention on himself.
Two Sun Prairie churches will host American Red Cross blood drives in early June to help address the urgent need for blood donations to prevent another blood shortage:
To the person or persons who thought he was honoring veterans by going into the cemetery and putting flags on graves: All you did was have family members of the veterans you missed calling to know why their loved one did not get their flag.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos pulled suburban Milwaukee GOP Rep. Jim Ott from a joint legislative committee less than 40 minutes after outgoing northern Rep. Romaine Quinn formally asked for an appointment to the committee, according to records obtained by WisPolitics.com.
The coronavirus outbreak on the USS Theodore Roosevelt is freshly in the news again, rightly grabbing the attention of news organizations everywhere, including Stars and Stripes.
Few can argue that the coronavirus pandemic has created unforeseen challenges for farmers. It’s one of the reasons why Gov. Tony Evers announced the Wisconsin Farm Support Program, a $50 million fund designed to provide direct payments to Wisconsin farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A month from now, it will be interesting to see how many of the customers who crowded into Wisconsin bars without masks the moment their local government leaders lifted the taverns’ restrictions have caught the coronavirus ... and how many have died.
Despite a record-setting year for Wisconsin tourism in 2019, the industry is now scrambling to adjust to the shock of coronavirus while hoping the Memorial Day weekend can start a comeback to mitigate millions of dollars in losses.
Not long ago I was asked by several students for my thoughts on the outstanding characteristics of good politicians. What follows is my response: Good politicians are patriots, who are committed to strive for a more perfect union.
Memorial Day 2020 will look a lot different this year because of the coronavirus. VFW Post 9362 and American Legion Post 333 won’t be able to have our annual parade with our color guard leading the way, proudly carrying our national colors, Scout groups, marching bands and a wagon carrying s…
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives. In higher education, it has sparked pointed questions locally and nationally about the short-term operations and long-term future of the University of Wisconsin System.
May 17-23 is the 46th annual National Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Week. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities.
Democratic candidates are alleging nomination papers being distributed by a Bernie Sanders-aligned group contain errors that would lead to rejection by the Wisconsin Elections Commission.
As President of the Auxiliary of Klubertanz-Trapp VFW Post 9362 in Sun Prairie, I would like to reflect on the history of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday.
“My liberty ends where yours begins.” There’s some dispute over who first said a variation of this, but do you really care? The point should be as obvious as, say, “Don’t ingest household disinfectants.”
Candidates seeking to get their name on the fall ballot have gotten creative as they try to collect signatures on nomination papers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Each year, Police Week holds a special place with all of us at the Sun Prairie Police Department as we honor our fallen officers throughout the nation and recognize the dedication and commitment of our Sun Prairie Police Officers and all officers serving our nation.
We’ve seen plenty of evidence lately of the deep polarization in this country. Even in the midst of this crisis, national politicians, the political parties, and their adherents are finding plenty to fight over—even as, for the most part, ordinary Americans have been united and many governor…
On page A6 of the Tuesday, April 28 issue of the Sun Prairie Star was an extremely inappropriate picture. Of all the pictures available regarding the COVID-19 protest at the capital building showing a picture with two swastikas next to Gov. Evers name was despicable.
There is Twitter and there is Nitwitter. You decide which this is as the president of the United States was tweeting why he didn’t hold his daily coronavirus briefing:
Medical systems around the state have been cutting workers’ hours while at the same time ramping up to handle the coronavirus pandemic.
It seems like some folks have used the ghost of Ernesto “Ché” Guevara as their guide through the COVID-19 epidemic in the United States. “To send men to the firing squad [job loss, suicide, substance abuse], judicial [scientific] proof is unnecessary… This is a revolution! And a revolutionar…
Gov. Tony Evers’ declaration of a public health emergency and subsequent stay-at-home order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic set off an unprecedented flurry of lobbying, according to a WisPolitics.com review of records submitted to the state Ethics Commission.
As is true nationwide, many of the citizens of Sun Prairie are struggling due to job losses and other impacts from the novel Coronavirus.
Wisconsin has fresh hope for an eventual “return to normal” with the most-recently issued emergency order to combat the coronavirus pandemic, but the “new normal” may temporarily look a little different.
Manufacturers in Wisconsin are ramping up their efforts to supply personal protective equipment such as face shields, as well as crucial parts for medical devices used in the pandemic response.
The Sun Prairie Star’s editorial calling on city government to take action to prevent more vehicle-pedestrian collisions ("City needs to act to ensure pedestrian death does not happen again," Our View, April 21) near the intersection of West Main Street and Clarmar Drive is shockingly misleading.
The Sun Prairie Police Department (SPPD) joins the professional work force in recognizing the tireless efforts of the administrative professionals that contribute to organizations across the country.
I spent my first two decades of life as a farm girl in southern Wisconsin. Maybe that’s why digging in the dirt, hiking in the woods and sticking my toes in a bubbling creek continue to bring me such joy, even decades later while living the city life near Madison.