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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.
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.

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.

More Money, More Education

DENMARK, WI — In its first meeting since the passage of two referendum questions authorizing new funding, the Denmark School Board added new positions across all levels for the upcoming schoolyear.

“We have some money that the community said, ‘spend on quality education’ and we’re starting to grow again; not huge, but it’s ticking up over the last couple years. We have situations that need to get covered,” District Administrator Tony Klaubauf said.

Prison Potential in Denmark?
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsAllouez President Jim Rafter is behind pending bills in Madison which would allow the sale of the Green Bay Correctional Facility which lies within the village’s borders. Rafter appeared before the Brown County Board of Supervisors on June 21 to push for a resolution supporting the bill authored by Rep.
Denmark Referendum: VOTED YES April 4th
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsThe Denmark School District on Tuesday night passed two referendum questions each with more than 65% of the vote. The first question on the ballot was to allow $14.9 million in general obligation bonds for facility upgrades and new structures, namely a new gymnasium.
Salms Partners with Woodrow Residents
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsDenmark, WI—Residents on Woodrow Street will be getting some help in costs associated with upcoming sidewalk construction.Last summer when a handful of residents on Woodrow St. voiced concerns about speeding cars to the Village Board, it was clear the solution would not be simple.
BelGioioso Continues Growth

By Charles Collier, The Denmark News

NEW DENMARK, WI-- No industry is more synonymous with Wisconsin than dairy, specifically cheese production. The world has come to expect only the best from our next-door cheesemakers and with multiple state, national and global awards for 22 different cheeses since 1991, BelGioioso is no small factor in that reputation.

Lady Vikes Win Regional Championship
By Alex Strouf, The Denmark NewsWhen the Denmark High School varsity softball team travelled to Luxemburg last Friday, May 26, it wasn’t about winning the regional championship. It wasn’t about the rivalry being renewed on a bigger stage. In fact, it wasn’t even the stage they were on.Mentally, it was about redeeming themselves from last year.
Historic Habeck Farms to Host Manitowoc Breakfast
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsManitowoc County’s Breakfast on the Farm this year will be hosted at Habeck Homestead Farms at 12135 Pleasant Rd. in Maribel on June 11 from 8 a.m.-noon. The annual event hosted by the Manitowoc County Dairy Promotion Committee, Manitowoc County Farm Bureau and the Wis.
Dancing in Denmark
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsDENMARK—It’s hard to not have a skip in one’s step when living and working in Denmark. Starting this summer, a Denmark alumni will give kids all the more reason to “Do it big, do it right and do it with style” as the new Kaleidoscope Dance Studio at the intersection of Main St. and Wall St.
Spring Play Kills
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsDenmark high’s spring play took place last weekend in front of three crowds who were all ready to laugh.
Pantzlaff Invited to Junior Olympic Team
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsGeorgia Pantzlaff, who helped lead Denmark’s high school trap shooting team to a second-place performance at the Wisconsin Clay Target League (WCTL) state competition on June 10, will be joining the Wisconsin Junior Olympic (WJO) team for a far more difficult version of the fastest growing high school sport in the state.
Tick-Tock: WIAA Approves Shot Clock
By Alex Strouf, The Denmark NewsTick-tock.Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) boys and girls varsity basketball will add a 35-second shot clock, beginning with the 2019-20 season. The addition has gained intrigue amidst controversy.
Wisconsin Maps Go To SCOTUS
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsOn Monday, June 19 the Supreme Court of the United States announced it will hear arguments over Wisconsin’s voting district maps. The current maps used to decide state legislators have been in effect since 2011 and were drawn by the Republican majority after the 2010 Census. This process—the majority party having authority over redistricting—is standard Wisconsin law.
Niemann Rocks The Hill
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsPhotos by Cody Sinkula, Y100 RadioDENMARK—On Saturday, June 10 more than 1,200 country music-lovers packed into Veterans Memorial Park in Denmark and brought to conclusion eight months of planning and organizing by the Denmark Lions Club when The Raglanders, Confederate Railroad and Jerrod Niemann, “Rocked the Hill.” An exceptio
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