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Skate park expansion stalled

Despite a motivated start to expanding the skate park, it’s come to a standstill, according to a Sun Prairie Star report. ... Read More

Suspected drunken driver has 3 children in vehicle, officials say

A concerned family member called police to report an intoxicated driver who drove three children to an address in the town of Burke on Monday afternoon, according to a release.

Around 4 p.m., a concerned family member called the Dane County Communication Center and reported that Jessica L. Dolsey, 32, showed up in her vehicle at 3180 Forest Oaks Drive in the town of Burke intoxicated, officials said.

The caller saw Dolsey driving the vehicle intoxicated with three children ages 1, 4 and 5 in the vehicle, deputies said.

Deputies responded to the address, and after an investigation arrested Dolsey on tentative charges of fourth-offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. The OWI charge along with having passengers under the age of 16 makes it a felony offense, officials said.

Sun Prairie Public Library welcomes radio theater

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Other Tales” Radio Play will be at Sun Prairie Library... Read More

Sun Prairie student trio presents seminar

Three Sun Prairie High School students are working to remind their peers everyone’s still human by hosting a seminar... Read More

Opera comes to the Sun Prairie Library

In a complex love story set in eighteenth century Spain, a girl falls in love with Fidelio, a jail errand boy. ... Read More

Most municipalities set Halloween trick-or-treating hours

Most municipalities set Halloween trick-or-treating hours

When will the ghosts and goblins be out?

Find below a list of the trick or treating hours for communities in southern Wisconsin:

Oct. 31

Man questioned about incident outside strip club

A man who deputies believe was involved in an incident outside a strip club was taken into custody Wednesday night.

The Dane County Sheriff's Office said the man was found at a residence in Sun Prairie and he is being held on a probation warrant. Deputies have not yet determined what charges he might face.

The man was sought after�the�incident happened around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of the Club Bristol bar in the town of Bristol, near Sun Prairie. A 27-year-old Madison man was�flown to a hospital after a crash on County Road V related to the incident. He�is at UW Hospital in serious condition with non-life-threatening injuries.

Dane County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Elise Schaffer said alcohol and speed were factors in the crash.

Dane County Sheriff's Lt. Chuck Immel said Highway V was closed for about three hours from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m., but Highway 51 was not affected by the crash.