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Proposed county budget includes cyclists

Cyclists all around the county will enjoy a smoother and safer ride with a number of anticipated projects primed to move forward in the 2015 budget proposed by Dane County Executive Joe Parisi... Read More

Governor Walker visits Bradley Farms

Gov. Scott Walker made a campaign stop Monday morning at Bradley Farms south of Sun Prairie to tout Wisconsin's bustling agriculture sector and ask for voter support less than one month before the November election... Read More

Salov still fighting for 911 Center board change

Salov still fighting for 911 Center board change

A majority of Dane County supervisors may not wish to hash out Sup. Bob Salov's plan to alter the Public Safety Communications Center Board's membership and capabilities, but Salov isn't done fighting... Read More

Windsor quarry proposal resurfaces

A mining company that was denied approval of a proposed Windsor quarry 15 years ago has come back with a new plan in hopes of operating a mineral extraction site in the same location... 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

School board eyes goals through 2020

Monday the Sun Prairie School Board took another step forward on its plan to sculpt the schools over the next five years. 

The board approved five goals for the district including to recruit and retain staff who will engage with the community; have students surpass academic growth targets; and build relationships with families. ... Read More

Council approves parking changes for commercial vehicles

During the Sun Prairie City Council meeting last Tuesday, members approved amendments to a city parking ordinance concerning commercial vehicles. 

The Sun Prairie Star reported that the changes affect vehicles more than 10,000 pounds and non-commercial vehicles longer than 22 feet. Those vehicles are no longer allowed to park on city residential streets following complaints and research presented by the Sun Prairie Police Department. ... Read More