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Council approves Aldi's plan, reduces traffic fee

Last week the Sun Prairie City Council  approved a plan for a new Aldi grocery store to be on Bunny Trail and reduced the traffic impact fee the company will be assessed, according to a Sun Prairie Star report. 

Aldi expects construction to begin the first week of August and the store to be completed in 2015.

The new Aldi's will be a stone's throw from Sun Prairie’s Woodman’s Supermarket in the city’s West Side Neighborhood... Read More

Planning commission OKs drive-up donut shop

The Sun Prairie Plan Commission recommended approval of a donut shop on Windsor Street.

On July 8 members voted 7-2 to recommend city council approval of a new Dunkin Donuts to be located in the parking lot of Dorn True Value at 926 Windsor St.

According to the Sun Prairie Star, the Dunkin Donuts will be a 24-hour shop with a drive-up window... Read More

New fitness apparel, training store to open in fall

A new fitness shoe and apparel store is scheduled to open in Sun Prairie this fall. 

Fleet Feet Sports Madison owners Matt & Jessica Anderson announced in June that they would open a second store in the Shoppes at Prairie Lakes shopping center at 2828 Prairie Lakes Drive. 

The Andersons said the new Fleet Feet should open in September. Fleet Feet offers sporting goods like apparel, athletic shoes and training. 

"With this expansion, Fleet Feet Sports will be accessible to even more people in the greater Madison area so we can share our passion for serving customers and encouraging the fitness lifestyle," the Andersons said in a news release. 

Dunkin Donuts plan to be tabled until July

An applicant seeking approval for a new Dunkin Donuts restaurant has been requested to be tabled until July, according to City of Sun Prairie Planning Director Scott Kugler... Read More

Bank to host paper-shredding event May 10

Bank to host paper-shredding event May 10

The Bank of Sun Prairie will host a paper-shredding event to help the community safely recycle their unwanted personal documents, according to a release.

Community members can bring up to five boxes, three 13-gallon plastic bags or 50 pounds of paper to be shredded and recycled by Pellitteri Waste Systems, officials said.

“We know it can be difficult to safely dispose of documents that include personal or sensitive information, so we’re offering an easy way to recycle any unwanted papers,” said Deb Krebs, with the Bank of Sun Prairie. “It’s really a win-win. We can safely discard personal documents and at the same time help save a tree.”

All papers shredded at the event will be bailed and shipped to a paper factory in Wisconsin that will repurpose the materials into other products like paper towels, napkins and tissues, according to the release.

For every 200 pounds of paper that is shredded and recycled, one tree is left standing, officials said.

St. Vinnie’s planned at old Sentry building

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul plans to open its seventh Dane County thrift store in Sun Prairie by this fall, the Society has announced... Read More

Prairie Barbers to close after five decades

Five decades of cutting hair is coming to an end on May 1 when Prairie Barbers officially closes. ... Read More