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K-9 Training at Lake to Lake

In case you noticed the dozens of squad cars from jurisdictions spanning the state that all assembled at the former Lake to Lake Factory last Tuesday and were wondering what was occurring, have no fear. The Denmark News was on the case.

Haystack Dinner

On Wednesday, November 9, the Denmark Senior Center hosted a fundraiser "haystack dinner" for the public at their center on Highridge Avenue. For those, like this reporter, who never heard of a "haystack dinner" before, let me give you a short explanation. A haystack dinner is a fundraiser that revolves around a main course that consists of beef and a variety of toppings on top of a bed of corn or tortilla chips. Think, a "walking taco" without the bag.

Helping Those In Need

Every month, over 100 needy members of the Denmark community are provided with some necessary sustenance by the hard work and generosity of the Denmark Community Cupboard. The cupboard is able to give out roughly $150 of much needed groceries to those in our area who have fallen on hard times and are struggling to put food on the table.

Denmark had entrepreneurial spirit to bring electricity to village

By: Alex Sekora

Soon after the village of Denmark was incorporated, the community began moving toward having electricity come to the village. At that time, electricity was in its infancy, and so the infrastructure had not yet been built.

Honoring Those Who Have Served

Last Friday, the Denmark Middle School once again opened its doors to the community for an amazing and moving salute to all of those who have served our country.

Konopie Harvest

In August, we told readers about a new kind of farm that has taken root just northeast of Denmark on Langes Corners Road. For more than three years now, Konopie Wellness has been providing customers with high-quality, organic hemp products at an honest price.

Epi Pen Training Event Next Tuesday

Next Tuesday, November 8, The Dillon Mueller Memorial Fund will be hosting two training sessions on how to properly administer Epi Pens to victims suffering from anaphylactic reactions. Anaphylactic reactions have been steadily rising for years. These reactions can be brought on by either food allergies or environmental allergies such as a bee sting.

Denmark Trunk or Treat

Last Saturday from noon to two, the Denmark Middle School Parking lot was transformed into a Halloween wonderland with mountains of treats from a wide variety of “trunks” for hundreds of children from across the area and beyond.

All Saints Hosts First Ever Fall Fest

On Saturday, October 29, All Saints Catholic Church in Denmark hosted their first ever "Fall Festival".

Guza Garlic

Just northeast of Denmark on Cherney Road, on what was for years the Cherney family farm, Brian and Joanna Guza are cultivating a different kind of crop that is new to the Denmark area--hard-neck garlic.

Old Denmark High School, Current ECC Building Has Long History

By: Alex Sekora

In the early days of Denmark, schooling occurred in one room schools located throughout the countryside. As the population of the area increased, the need for larger schools grew.

Newsies Premieres at DHS

The stage is set, the cast is ready and the orchestra is fine tuned. All the necessary elements have come together and are prepared for what is sure to be a sensational performance.

Through the eyes of your grandson

By: Chris Nelson

"Love is the greatest gift that one generation can leave to another.” — Richard Garnett

No one is really ever ready to lose a Grandparent. It’s always in the back of your mind it will happen - if it’s tomorrow or several years down the line - we go through life sometimes taking for granted how special they really are to us.

Denmark School District Referendum:

​​Last Wednesday, the School District of Denmark hosted the second of two informational meetings regarding the proposed referendum on next month's ballot.

Kriwanek Bros. Store a Staple of Downtown Denmark for Decades

By: Alex Sekora

In 1906, Anton Kriwanek moved to Denmark from Cooperstown with his sons Frank and Charles. They had previously had a business in Cooperstown, and they had lived on a farm in the town of Gibson.

Pickleball For All

Last Saturday morning, the community building organization, 1Denmark, held two pickleball learning sessions in the Early Childhood Center Gym. The event was completely free and open to anybody and everybody interested in this new sports fad.

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