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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.
Denmark rallies, but comes up short in critical loss to first-place Marines
DENMARK – The Denmark High School had no answer for Jacob Poetzl in the first half nor for Matt Wagner in the second and suffered a critical 63-58 loss to first-place Marinette in North Eastern Conference action on Friday night in Denmark.Poetzl poured in 18 of his 26 before halftime, while Wagner, the Marines’ top scorer scored 13 of his 17 in the second half, just enough to stave off a Viking rally from 11 down.Brady Jens erupted for 22 points for Denmark, whose 5-game winning streak ended.
Gettin' To Know Ya: Bob Bielinski
By Matt Taicher for The Denmark NewsDENMARK--Bob Bielinski lived his life with joy and with few regrets. He was born Feb. 24, 1922, in Green Bay and he was 95 years old. Bob had two brothers and sisters, one of whom passed away before him.Bob graduated from Denmark High School in 1939. He enlisted into the Army at the age of 23 and was deployed into WWII in 1944 and served for 22 months.
Maribel Grain Brings New Life to Village
 By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsMARIBEL—Maribel Grain Company’s new gas station and an adjoining Burger King location are expected to be completed by Memorial Day, capping the most aggressive economic development Maribel has seen in some time.Over the last seven years, the Village of Maribel has slowly become known as a community on the decline. Rabas Garage closed but a few years ago, preceded by Denmark State Bank’s departure from its branch there.
Freedom holds off Denmark boys for 61-55 win
DENMARK – Denmark High School had no answer for 6-6 post player Luke Pingel and fell 61-55 to Freedom on Thursday night in Freedom.Pingel poured in 26 points and that was just enough to eclipse an outstanding game by Viking Zane Short, who scored 22 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, nabbed four steals, dished out three assists and blocked two shots. Brady Jens added 16 and Sam Sipiorski 10.
Flipping The Script: Denmark's Josh Frerk
By Kelly Fenton, The Denmark News

After being pushed around in his early days as a freshman, Denmark’s Josh Frerk has become the intimidator

DENMARK – Josh Frerk wasn’t exactly given an opportunity to ease into his wrestling career at Denmark High School.Rather, it was the equivalent of a father throwing his toddler into a swimming pool. It was sink or swim.
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