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Guyant to form quarry, Highway 19 groups

District 4 Alder Al Guyant announced plans this week to organize two neighborhood groups to improve traffic safety along Highway 19 west and to influence decisions regarding the proposed quarry along Highway C... Read More

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

Higher taxi fares OK’d in Sun Prairie

Sun Prairie rideshare taxi passengers will pay more starting Monday, Oct. 13, thanks to action taken by the Sun Prairie City Council on Sept. 16... Read More

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.

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

West Main bids higher than planned

A-1 Excavating will construct the West Main Street extension as soon as mid-June, thanks to action taken by members of the Sun Prairie City Council’s Public Works Committee on April 15... Read More

Shuttle service to add morning commuter trip

The Sun Prairie shuttle service will be adding a morning commuter trip to the current schedule, according to a release.

The trip will start running Jan. 2, and will pick up passengers at the southwest corner of the Copps East grocery store lot at 640 E. Main St., organizers said. The first pick-up is scheduled for 6:30 a.m.

From the Copps parking lot, the shuttle will continue to additional pick-up points at Dorn Hardware at 926 Windsor St. and Walmart at 1905 McCoy Road, according to the release. The shuttle will arrive in front of East Towne Mall around 7:10 a.m. for passengers to connect with Madison Metro routes serving the entire Madison area.

The one-way cost for the shuttle will continue to be $3.50 per person and children under six are free with an adult, officials said.