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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.

Police to take part in OWI enforcement program

The Sun Prairie Police Department said it will join hundreds of other law enforcement agencies throughout the state in cracking down on drunken driving during the annual "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign from Friday to Sept. 1.

In a news release, the Sun Prairie Police Department said it will urge citizens to be cautious and careful while operating a vehicle during the focused enforcement program on drunken driving. Officers are asking citizens to make good judgment calls before getting into a car and use a designated driver or another way home if impaired.

For more information on the campaign, contact Sgt. Ryan Cox at 608-825-0965.

Sun Prairie's Bob Downing to enter national wrestling Hall of Fame

Sun Prairie's Bob Downing to enter national wrestling Hall of Fame

His passion, his commitment and dedication and overall widespread involvement in the sport of wrestling has earned Bob Downing a well-deserved spot as a member of the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame... Read More

New business to offer free massages at ribbon-cutting

New business to offer free massages at ribbon-cutting

A Sun Prairie business will offer food and free massages at its official grand opening next week. 

Elements Massage's open house will take place from 3-7 p.m. Aug. 6 at the business, 2804 Prairie Lakes Drive, Suite 102. 

The company said it will offer free 15-minute chair massages and serve light hors d’oeuvres. Attendees can get tours of the facilities and information about massage and overall wellness. 

The Sun Prairie Chamber of commerce will also hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony. 

Elements Massage of Sun Prairie is located across from Costco. There are two other Elements Massage business in the Madison area including Fitchburg at 6317 McKee Road and in Middleton at 1950 Cayuga St., according to the company website. 

Sun Prairie business collects sandals for overseas charity

First Choice Insurance Solutions, 1777 W. Main St., collected sandals to send to overseas to help Tanzanians prevent certain foot diseases. 

The Sun Prairie Star reported that FCIS's flip flop donation drive for Hope 2 Others yielded 600 pair of flip flops... Read More

Erickson awarded June/July ‘Garden of the Month’

For the second time in just over 10 years, Sun Prairie resident and gardener Ellen Erickson has claimed Garden of the Month and Garden of the Year through the Sun Prairie Garden Club... Read More

A cut above: Resident shares art of woodcarving

On any given day, Mark Loftus can be found on a stool at his basement work bench with a carving tool in his right hand and a piece of wood in his left... Read More