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Clancy Retires from County Seat

By Charles Collier, The Denmark News

District 20 open for spring elections; Sup. reflects on 30 years of service

GREENLEAF—In the 1960’s, a snowstorm could easily shut down traffic and business for several days in rural Brown County.“I would’ve sat here for three days and couldn’t get out.
BelGioioso opens New Denmark Mozzarella Plant
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsNEW DENMARK—BelGioioso Cheese officially announced the opening of its new 100,000 square-foot cheese plant in New Denmark, which is expected to add 50 jobs to the area when it becomes fully operational next month.
Bike Lanes Considered for North Wall
By Charles Collier, The Denmark News

Reconstruction plans taking shape, public input requested next week

DENMARK—On Monday, Dec. 5, the Denmark Board of Trustees refined conceptual options for reconstruction of N. Wall St. scheduled for next spring.
Denmark Passes Budget, Sewer Rates Increase for 2018
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsDENMARK—A two-hour public hearing was hosted in the Denmark Village Hall on Monday, Nov. 27, prior to a special meeting designed to vote on the Village’s proposed funding initiatives for 2018. Treasurer Kim Cookle motioned “zero” with a coiled hand when asked how many residents had reviewed the budget in the two weeks it had been available for public inspection.
DSD Administrator Klaubauf Announces Retirement
By Charles Collier, The Denmark News

Will remain until school year, referendum construction complete

DENMARK—On Monday, November 13, the Denmark Board of Education officially accepted the resignation of varsity football coach Chris Haese, capping his seven years at the helm of Viking football’s highest level.
Viking Boys Look Toward Top
By Alex Strouf, The Denmark News

Denmark’s boy’s basketball team looks for its first conference title in 11 years

DENMARK--The Denmark High School varsity boy’s basketball team has not won a conference title in 11 years.
The Art of Tradition
By Charles Collier, The Denmark News

Mill Art Center to host holiday “experience”

DENMARK—The leaves are falling, the air is becoming crisper, turkeys are beginning to vacate grocers’ reserves, and the all-familiar feeling of the winter holidays is slowly taking hold in the hearts and minds of Northeastern Wisconsin.
Girls Basketball: Northeastern Conference Tough at the Top Again
By Kelly Fenton, The Denmark NewsIt’s hard to argue that girls’ basketball in the Northeastern Conference isn’t way out ofbalance. Last season, four schools dominated, with conference wins totals ranging from 13 to 16. Four others managed six or fewer victories.And then there was Fox Valley Lutheran and Denmark taking up residence right in the median range.
Ready to Ride

DENMARK – Using a series of subtle gestures along with some gentle coaxing, Noelle Weis directs six teenage girls and their willful horses into position for a photograph. The horses respond gracefully to their riders’ deft manipulations – so deft they are undetectable to the layman’s eye – and within a minute the horses maneuver into semi-circle and present a nearly perfect equestrian array.

PSC Approves $15 Million for Brown County Digester

HOLLAND — Southern Brown County is slated to be the host for an anaerobic digestion system for dairy manure after the Public Service Commission preliminarily approved $15 million for BC Organics, LLC—a 27-member consortium—to receive waste from nine farms which combine for nearly 23,000 animals in a $57.5 million project.

Manure Spreading, Runoff Under Fire

MADISON — When one-third of Kewaunee County’s private wells tested positive for bacterial contamination in 2014, some pointed to a massive cattle population and others pointed to faulty septic systems. Ongoing study has linked manure from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) to the county’s polluted groundwater and has influenced proposed revisions to the Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) manure spreading requirements.

Whirlwind of Opinions

Shirley Wind meeting draws heat,future study still in the air

SUAMICO — Roughly one quarter of the seats in the Bay Port Performing Arts Center were filled on Tuesday night for four presenters in a special joint meeting of the Brown County Board of Health and the Brown County Human Services Committee relating to ongoing issues at the Shirley Wind Farm.

Op-Ed: Fear Versus Love

By Shannon Walterand Aran Walter 

CBS News recently reported that nearly 100% of Icelandic mothers opt to terminate their pregnancy after their children are prenatally tested for Down Syndrome. In the very near future, Down Syndrome may be eliminated from Iceland entirely. As parents of an amazing adult with Downs, please allow us a chance to give a little insight as to why this may be happening.

VS: Volleyball, Football Get Conference Wins
By The Denmark News
Editor’s Note: The Varsity Scoreboard is a weekly compilation of varsity scores from the Denmark area.
Kwik Trip Coming to Denmark
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsLess than one year after purchasing land near the I-43/HWY 96 interchange, the village of Denmark on Friday accepted an offer to purchase from Kwik Trip, Inc.
Strouf's Farewell: What A Ride It's Been...
By Alex Strouf, The Denmark NewsThinking back, I’ve never formally introduced myself.My name is Alex Strouf. I’m a now 18-year-old kid with a passion for the sports and entertainment industries. The first time we met was over three years ago now. I was going into my sophomore year in high school, writing recaps of Denmark High School football games.
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