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Owners celebrate DIY method in new resale shop

A new business in Sun Prairie is celebrating the old -- or maybe more accurately, the vintage. 

Kendall Brunker and Andrea Schneeberger are co-owners of Brass Tacks, a furniture and home décor consignment store on Edmonton Drive that opened in March, the Star reported. ... Read More

WATCH: See inside Cabela's as staff preps to open in late April

Mary Jo Ola checks out the new Cabela's in Sun Prairie, which is set to open later this month.

The 90,000-square-foot store is designed to offer an immersive outdoor experience with log construction, stonework, a mountain replica, aquarium, indoor archery range, dozens of wildlife displays and outdoor and wildlife sounds.

Cabela's store includes a cafe, fudge shop and gun library, according to a news release.

Cabela's has employed about 225 employees to staff the store.

When it opens on April 30, the store will become Cabela's fourth location in Wisconsin, joining Prairie du Chien, Richfield and Green Bay. It will be the company’s 68th location across North America.

Sun Prairie food cart ordinance forwarded

After getting feedback on both sides of the issue, alders on March 31 forwarded amendments to City Ordinance Section 5.32.010 regarding a permit required with respect to mobile food vendors... Read More

Sun Prairie considers changing ordinance to allow mobile food vendors

You've seen them on the Capitol Square, State Street or maybe cities across the country.

Now the City of Sun Prairie is talking about changing an ordinance to feed the demand for food trucks.

The city does not have an ordinance that speaks specifically to mobile food vendors or food trucks. Instead those businesses are considered direct sellers.

The city has begun discussion on amending an ordinance for mobile food vendors in response to increasing demand.

The proposed draft clarifies who mobile food vendors are, when and where they may operate, and cuts the license fee in half from $300 to $150.

Sun Prairie's principal planner Tim Semmann said alders have mixed reactions.

Dental office to offer free oral cancer screenings

A Sun Prairie dental office will offer free oral cancer screenings for patients ages 18 and older next month.

First Choice Dental is offering the free screenings in April as part of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, according to the Sun Prairie Star report.

The Sun Prairie location is at 140 N. City Station Drive. Visit firstchoicedental.com for more information... Read More

Becker joins Oregon Community Bank

Oregon Community Bank recently named Ann Stauffacher Becker as a new mortgage loan officer at its 733 N. Main Street, Oregon location... Read More

Sun Prairie schedules February 16 West Side Plan open house

On Monday, Feb. 16, the City of Sun Prairie will be hosting an open house at the Westside Community Building, 2598 W. Main, to kick off its efforts to update the land use plan governing the growth and development of its Westside Neighborhood... Read More