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Sign of Progress

By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsDenmark State Bank’s former Maribel location has a new look on its exterior, but the work done by Via Rail Engineering has been taking place in the village for more than two years. Via Rail Engineering, a consulting engineering firm specializing in freight rail, has been located inside the building at 14727 Maribel Rd.
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.

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.
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.

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.
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.

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.
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.
From Lake to Lake to Titletown Cheese
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsDENMARK—Brighter days are ahead for the former Lake To Lake production facility after wholesaler Titletown Cheese & Trading announced its purchase of the site at the Denmark Village Hall on Monday, Jan. 8.“I’ve been working on this project for well over a year,” Titletown’s President Jerry Haines said. “It’s pretty exciting.
Bill Targets Governments’ Publishing Requirements
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsMADISON—Legislation under consideration in Madison would repeal a requirement for local school boards, technical college districts, counties, city councils, and villages in the state of Wisconsin to publish proceedings of regular and special meetings in newspapers which serve their constituents.
School Unveils New Technology
By Charles Collier, The Denmark News

Collaboration Center for student, business, non-profit use

DENMARK—The Denmark School District recently unveiled a state-of-the-art, high-tech room in the high school which will bring its curriculum, and its students, another step into the future.
Mr. and Ms. DHS Winners Announced
Submitted to The Denmark NewsDENMARK--On Friday, January 19, students from Denmark High were able to showcase their talents in front of the student body and community in the Mr. and Ms. DHS talent competition. The talent show was a perfect way to keep the spirit rolling after celebrating a boys’ basketball home victory over Luxemburg-Casco.
Denmark Youth Soccer a No-Go, Alternatives Available
By Alex Strouf, The Denmark NewsDue to the ongoing construction at Denmark High School, Denmark's youth soccer program will not run this spring.The program usually hosts upwards of 400 elementary and middle school players every spring.The program is offering alternatives for players still wishing to put on their shin pads.On Thurs., Jan 25, the Green Bay Strikers organization will hold a sign-up at Denmark Middle School from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Vikings climb in deep hole, can't quite climb out in loss to Little Chute
By Kelly FentonThe Denmark News DENMARK – The Denmark High School boys basketball team couldn’t overcome Noah Mueller’s 28 points and fell, 56-51, on Monday night in Denmark.Mueller rained in six three-pointers, including five in the first half when the Mustangs rolled to a 15-point lead and eventually led by 11 at the half.The Vikings rallied to eventually cut the deficit to 44-42 on a three-pointer and a driving lay-up by Josh Pelischek with 6:20 remaining.
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