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Cardinal Theatre Presents 'Velocity'

Cardinal Theatre Presents 'Velocity'

Sun Prairie High's School's Cardinal Theatre Presents "Velocity: A New Murder Mystery" playing on Friday, Feb. 11 and 12.

It's described as an original comedy/drama/romance/actionadventure/parody/science-fiction/murder mystery … in space. 

Shows are at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center of Sun Prairie High School.

Velocity was written and is being directed by aspiring author Jordy Niemeyer, an upperclassman at Sun Prairie High School.

The script includes wacky characters, hilarious comedy and deliciously goofy mayhem performed by talented members of the Cardinal Theatre Drama Club. 

Admission is a $1 donation or three canned goods to the Sunshine Place.

Long-Time Plumbing, Heating Company Calls It Quits

After spending 60 years working in his family’s plumbing and heating business, Jim Bohling was forced to hang up his tools after being diagnosed with lung cancer, according to a Sun Prairie Star report.

Read more at the Sun Prairie Star website.

Sun Prairie Family Welcomes Baby Packers Fan

Sun Prairie Family Welcomes Baby Packers Fan

The newest member of a Sun Prairie family, Elyse Wemmer, is pictured with dad, Mike, wearing a special Green Bay Packers baby hat.

The little baby Packers hats are said to be in hot demand at Meriter with the big Packers and Chicago Bears NFC Championship game this weekend.

Parents are Amanda and Mike welcomed Elyse, who was born Friday at 10:34 a.m. She weighs 8 pounds 3 ounces and is 21 inches long.

Congratulations to the Wimmers and their little good luck charm.

Sun Prairie Band Students To Participate In Tri-State Honors Band Event

Sun Prairie Band Students To Participate In Tri-State Honors Band Event

Seven seventh grade band students from Patrick Marsh Middle School and four eighth grade band students from Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School have been selected recently to participate in the 2011 Tri-State Honors Band in Decorah, Iowa on Saturday, March 5. 

The seven seventh grade band students selected from Patrick Marsh are:

  • Evan Chambers - bassoon
  • Miranda Keating - french horn
  • William Nelson - bassoon
  • Alexsandra Rockman - flute
  • Joey Rockman - trumpet
  • Robert Rockman - percussion
  • Katana Stewart - flute

Sun Prairie Students To Be Honored Over Holiday Weekend

Sun Prairie Students To Be Honored Over Holiday Weekend

For more than 25 years, the Urban League of Greater Madison has hosted one of the largest observances of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. The breakfast, to be held Sunday during the King Holiday weekend, attracts more than 700 youth, families and community leaders. 

During the Sunday breakfast, 12 Sun Prairie middle and high school students will be honored along with other Dane County students. The students will be presented with the Outstanding Young Person Award.

The students were nominated by their schools based on their academic performance, community service, and extra-curricular participation. 

Congratulations to the Sun Prairie students for receiving the Outstanding Young Person Award!

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Storm Causes Area Event, Church Cancellations

Storm Causes Area Event, Church Cancellations

A powerful winter storm is bearing down on southern Wisconsin, dumping several inches of snow.

With the snow expected to continue through Sunday evening, many area businesses have announced plans to close while various events and churches are calling off scheduled services for Sunday.

Various cities, villages and towns have also declared snow emergencies.

To see a complete list of closings and snow emergencies, click here.

City Declares Snow Emergency For Saturday

The city of Sun Prairie has declared a snow emergency starting at noon on Saturday. The emergency means there's no parking on any city street once snow depths reach 3 inches or more.