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WATCH: Madison Memorial edges Sun Prairie

See highlights from the Madison Memorial victory against Sun Prairie during Thursday night's Prep Mania Game of the Week.

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Council delays decision on updating city plan

Citing last minute information, members of the Sun Prairie City Council’s Committee of the Whole on Jan. 20 agreed again to delay the possible update of the city’s comprehensive plan, according to a Sun Prairie Star report. ... Read More

Cabela's store to open in Sun Prairie this spring

Sun Prairie is set to see yet another development go up in its already-booming commercial district this spring.

Cabela's announced it will open an 86,000 sq. ft. store and indoor archery range in the coming months on Grand Avenue in Sun Prairie. The opening will bring about 200 open positions to the area - a demand for jobs the community can meet, according to Director of Economic Development Neil Stechschulte.

"For those 200 positions, I'm guessing they'll have 500-600 applications," he says of the store opening.

Cabela's is just the latest in a series of developments that have come to the east side of the county. According to Stechschulte, Sun Prairie has been the fastest-growing community in Dane County for years.

Now, the commercial corner of town is starting to catch up - Stechschulte estimates more than 1 million square feet of development is in construction or in planning throughout the city.

How many more weeks of winter? Jimmy the Groundhog will make his prediction

Jimmy the Groundhog will make an appearance at Sun Prairie’s 67th annual Groundhog Day Prognostication ceremony Feb. 2.

Boasting a nearly 80 percent accuracy rate, Jimmy will make his prediction about the length of this winter at sunrise.

Mayor Jon Freund will begin the ceremony with declarations at 6:45 a.m., and State Representative Gary Hebl will present a Gubernatorial Proclamation.

Long time handler Jerry Hahn will accompany Jimmy for the last time before his retirement later this year.

Downtown Sun Prairie businesses like market Street Diner, Beans ‘n Cream Coffeehouse and the Nitty Gritty will be offering Groundhog Day specials. Jimmy the Groundhog memorabilia will be available at Prairie Flowers & Gifts.

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Apartment plan passes commission despite parking change

A controversial Providence apartment building narrowly escaped rejection by members of the Sun Prairie Plan Commission on Tuesday, Jan. 13, because of a change in the plan to handle parking at the proposed 63-unit, three-story building... Read More

Bank of Sun Prairie hosts open house on January 27

The Bank of Sun Prairie will host a grand re-opening open house from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at its Main Street office to show the features of its newly remodeled lobby... Read More

Sun Prairie Public Library offers digital magazine option

The Sun Prairie Public Library is in its first month of rolling out Flipster – a database of digital magazines... Read More