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Church invites kids to play games, make crafts Tuesdays

A Sun Prairie church will host a  month-long summer series for kids on Tuesdays.

THe Living Water Church, 3075 Prospect Drive in Sun Prairie, will host "Weird Animals" on four Tuesday evenings and a Saturday afternoon from July 29 until Aug. 23... Read More

Habitat for Humanity Seeking Families for Homes to be built in Sun Prairie, Fitchburg, Madison

Earlier this year, Habitat for Humanity of Dane County purchased 29 family unit lots in Sun Prairie and will be building homes in both the Uplands and Vandenburg Heights neighborhoods over the next several years, according to a press release.   Habitat also recently purchased 24 lots in Fitchburg in the Renaissance in the Park neighborhood and three lots in Southwest Madison.

For individuals and families interested in building with Habitat for Humanity of Dane County starting in 2015, informational meetings will be held:

Car washes to benefit 'Sunshine' charity

Next week, multiple locations in Sun Prairie will host car washes to benefit the Sunshine Place, a non-profit organization that combines multiple social services in the city.

Washes will be open at four locations from 4-7 p.m.:

  • Former Sentry Foods store, 1052 W. Main
  • US Bank on the corner of Windsor Street and Thompson Road
  • United Methodist Conference Center on the corner of North Bird and Windsor streets
  • Bank of Sun Prairie on Wilburn Road, across from Dean Clinic

The Sound of Sun Prairie is hosting the events. The Sun Prairie Star reported that a donation of cash or check along with non-perishable food donation is the suggested payment for the wash... Read More

'Piano gal' pitches downtown singalong series

A vision of a more musically minded community is behind a business woman's idea for a weekly singalong event. 

The Sun Prairie Star reported that Marta Hansen, of The Piano Gal on East Main Street, got support last week from the Sun Prairie Business Improvement District Committee to put on a weekly downtown music series beginning in August. ... Read More

Habitat seeking families for 29 homes to be built in Sun Prairie

Earlier this year, Habitat for Humanity of Dane County purchased 29 family unit lots in Sun Prairie and will be building homes in both the Uplands and Vandenburg Heights neighborhoods... Read More

Sun Prairie shocks West in girls soccer 1-0

Sun Prairie shocks West in girls soccer 1-0

The Sun Prairie girls soccer team scored in the third minute to hand Madison West its first Big Eight conference loss Thursday night, 1-0 at Mansfield Stadium.

Hannah Zacher got the early goal to put the Cardinals in front and it held up as Sun Prairie goalkeeper Courtney Craighead got the shutout for Sun Prairie

West is now 6-1-2 in the Big Eight. Sun Prairie improves to 5-3 in the conference.

Friday night, Madison Memorial (6-0-2) plays at Middleton (6-1). The winner gets the Big Eight conference championship.

Sun Prairie School Safety Conference

The Sun Prairie Area School District will hold a school safety conference on Tuesday, April 22.  At the Prairie View middle school.

The vision for school safety within the Sun Prairie School District begins with offering  preventative programs and services to ensure children feel safe , have the tools they need to address problems, and have access to the community resources they may need to maintain their well-being, according to the press release.

There will be eight fifty minute sessions available for parents to choose from. Topics include social media educations, bullying prevention, positive behavior interventions, heroin education, and suicide prevention.

Rsvp online at www.sunprairie.k12.wi.us