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Sun Prairie PBIS team wins best video

It started with kids running in the halls, to the dismay of teachers. It ended with a plaque on the school office’s wall. In between was where the fun happened... Read More

Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department wins award

The Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department received the 2013 Life Safety Achievement Award this week from the National Association of Fire Marshals Fire Research & Education Foundation and Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company... Read More

Council backs Sun Prairie Ice Arena with debt vote

Members of the Sun Prairie City Council’s Committee of the Whole on Aug. 26 voted to reserve $5.5 million of the city’s bank qualified debt capacity... Read More

Free event offers honeybee experiences for the human senses

A free library event this week will offer an experience of bees for multiple senses.

The Sun Prairie Public Library will host a Beekeeping 101 presentation Wednesday night by Jeanne Hansen of the Dane County Beekeeping Association.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room. Attendees will learn about the life of honeybees, their wax, honey and their contribution as pollinators. At the presentation, people will be able to taste honey and pollen, sniff beeswax candles, handle a real hive, smoker, and other beekeeping equipment. 

 The event is open to the public. Visit www.sunlib.org for more information. 

Senior center to sell brats Friday

The will host a bratwurst sale Friday.

In addition to brats, there will be hot dogs, chips, soda and water for sale at the Colonial Club Senior Activity Center from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Drive-through service is available at the front doors, according to the Sun Prairie Star. 

The Colonial Club is at 301 Blankenheim Lane... Read More

McFarland State Bank wins 2014 Corn Fest Parade contest

The 2014 Sweet Corn Festival Parade was held on Thursday, Aug. 14... Read More

Bank to host lunchtime summer grill out

A Sun Prairie bank said it will host an open house on Aug. 22 from noon-2 p.m.

AnchorBank invited residents for a summer grill out to meet the branch's new staff.

"Everyone is welcome to stop by for lunch," Branch Manager Lisa Reinsad said in the news release. 

The open house takes place at the Sun Prairie AnchorBank branch, 1516 W. Main St.