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Ecumenical Dinner

On Sunday, January 22, people of all faiths were welcomed to come together at Gatherings 43 in Denmark for a special, one-of-a-kind event. On that evening, the hall was host to the annual "Ecumenical Dinner" where members of all the different churches in our community gathered for fellowship and a great meal.

Denmark still needs a library

While the announcement of Village Hall acquiring new premises  in the former BMO Harris Bank building may be good news for some in the community, many readers were understandably upset.

Lights out!

Last Tuesday, January 24, was a dark day for the Denmark community. Not because of any cataclysmic event nor tragedy, but because the lights were all out. For three hours last Tuesday morning, 3,600 customers over a large portion of the Denmark area were completely out of power. Businesses shuttered and people sat about waiting for the power to return wondering what the cause of this sudden failure was.

Fuel spill by railroad tracks nearly caused disaster

By: Alex Sekora

On April 3, 1962, a disaster was very narrowly avoided in downtown Denmark. On that morning, it was discovered that nearly 1,000 gallons of gasoline had spilled near the Chicago and Northwestern’s railroad tracks at the Denmark Cooperative Services.

ChatGPT. It’s set to change how we all do business.

By: Chris C. Nelson, Publisher

Let me explain what it is. Actually, I’ll let ChatGPT tell you what it is:

ChatGPT is a large language model trained by OpenAI that can generate human-like text based on the input it is given.

Artificial Intelligence that can create content. It is trained and designed to hold natural conversations.

Denmark Rugby Clinic

On Sunday, January 29, Green Bay Youth Rugby will be hosting a free co-ed Flag Rugby Clinic in the Denmark Middle School Gymnasium. The event is open to students in grades 3-8. The clinic will be a short introduction to the sport and its rules as well as some hands-on playing so students can gauge their interest in the sport.

Coffee with a Cop

If you happen to stop by Degrand's Family Restaurant on a Tuesday morning recently, you probably saw one or two uniformed officers visiting with the public while they enjoyed their coffee. No, these officers were not on a coffee break. For the past couple months, the Denmark police officers have been taking part in a weekly event, "Coffee with a Cop", at the restaurant.

2023 at The Forst Inn

This month, The Forst Inn Arts Collective, headquartered at the historic Forst Inn in downtown Tisch Mills, had big news regarding the coming year. 2023 will be a big year for the small town theater with the arts collective announcing an exciting schedule of performances as well as major renovation projects that will soon be under way in the historic building.

Village Hall on the move

With a new year comes new happenings and changes, even for a small village like Denmark. One of the biggest changes to come in Denmark in 2023 will be the relocation of the Village Hall and its associated offices.

Don’t blame farmers for increasing milk and egg prices

By: Chris C. Nelson, Publisher

In recent months, many consumers have noticed a significant

increase in the prices of milk and eggs. This has led to concern

and confusion among shoppers, who are wondering why the

cost of these staple items has risen so dramatically.

The main reason for the increase in milk and egg prices is a

combination of factors, including rising feed costs, a decrease in

Banking had early start in Denmark

By: Alex Sekora

As early as 1905, Green Bay businessmen were looking to open a state bank in the growing community of Denmark. At the time, Denmark residents needed to travel to Green Bay or De Pere for their banking needs, which was a long trip.

Dairy plant had towering presence in the village for over 90 years

By: Alex Sekora

In 2010, one of the tallest and oldest structures in the village was demolished. The structure was the Land O’ Lakes smokestack, which was originally built in 1918, towering over the village for 92 years.

Community effort built Memorial Park concession stand

By: Alex Sekora

DHS Music performs at Bucks game

The Denmark High School Band had another amazing experience down in Milwaukee at the Bucks game last week. The band had the privilege to be selected as a “Bucks Band” ensemble for the second year in a row. The band got to play some of our favorite pep band tunes courtside during the warmup period, entertaining both the players and spectators. The performance was awesome! This year the Denmark High School Choir was also chosen to sing the National Anthem.

FBLA Cookie Cook-Off

Last Friday, students at Denmark High School had an opportunity for a sweet treat for a good cause. That afternoon, the DHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) hosted their second annual "Cookie Cook-Off" contest.

Denmark Music to host 'Nashville Showcase'

On Thursday, February 2, the Denmark School's Music Program will host a special "Nashville Showcase" fundraiser concert at the Performing Arts Center at the high school. The event, which will raise funds for the various music programs in the district, will feature three outstanding musicians from across the country who specialize in the "Nashville sound".

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