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LOCAL EATS - Suster's Arcade

To kick off our new "Local Eats" series, we thought we would start with one of the oldest and most known businesses in Denmark--Suster's Arcade. Of all the businesses that make Denmark the great community it is, none may be more iconic or historic than Suster's. Located in the heart of downtown Denmark on North Wall Street, Suster's has been serving up good fare and great times for over 100 years.

Maribel March Meeting

At 7 p.m. on Monday night, March 13th, the Village of Maribel held their monthly board meeting at their community center. The meeting was attended by all the members of the Village Board as well as a half dozen community members.

Cooperstown March Meeting

Last Tuesday night, the Cooperstown Town Board held their monthly meeting at the town hall in Rosecrans. After approving the previous meeting's minutes, the board moved on to the monthly reports from town officials. During the roads report, an issue was brought before the board concerning a mis-printed road sign that has been causing confusion for members of the township.

Village of Denmark March Meeting

Last Monday, March 13th, the Village of Denmark held their monthly meeting at Village Hall. First on the agenda was the monthly reports from various village officials with Deputy J.J. Rusk giving the monthly report first. Deputy Rusk reported that there had been several substantial thefts in the village in the last month urging residents to keep vehicles locked and valuables hidden.

Brass Buttons Reunion

Next Sunday, April 2nd, Eddie Whipp's will host a one-of-a-kind event fifty years in the making. That afternoon, The Brass Buttons will reassemble to play a special one time only reunion concert at the historic dance hall. The event will be free to the public and feature original members of the band along with others who played with them throughout their thirty-five-year run.

Milprint closure creates huge void

By: Alex Sekora

In 2006, a huge blow was dealt to the Denmark community. Milprint, the second largest employer in the village, closed its manufacturing facility, laying off all 124 employees.

Riots nearly break out after first failed incorporation vote

By: Alex Sekora

The village of Denmark was incorporated in 1915. However, that was not the first push to incorporate. The first push came three years earlier in 1912.

The Den Nutrition Grand Opening

Last weekend, the downtown Denmark business community gained its newest member when The Den Nutrition held their grand opening. The Den, located at 120 Wisconsin Ave in the former location of Dream Nutrition, will offer many of the same products as their predecessor, but with expanded options and greater focus on building a community environment.

Glenmore Town Meeting

Last Monday, March 6, the Town of Glenmore held their monthly Town Board Meeting at the Community Center on Dickenson Road. At the meeting, attended by roughly two dozen community members, several issues were addressed and decided upon.

Live music at Duck Creek

This Saturday, March 18, Duck Creek Vineyard and Winery on Highway R just north of Denmark will host a fun event for all in the community to enjoy. That afternoon, they will be hosting the talented Andy Braun, a professional singer-songwriter who will entertain the crowd with his unique folk-rock feel.

Lenten Lunch

Last Wednesday, March 8, Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Denmark hosted an annual gathering that many look forward to year after year. The Lenten Lunch has been an interfaith tradition for over two decades where various churches from throughout the area come together for a great meal with great company.

Referendum Update

Since the passing of the referendum last November, the Denmark School District and its partners at Bray Architects and Miron Construction have been hard at work designing the plans for the large addition to the current elementary school that will replace the ECC when complete. The core planning team has been meeting bi-weekly to develop the project's scope and schedule.

Twelve years and still cookin'

Last Tuesday, February 28, DeGrand Family Restaurant in Denmark marked a special milestone. All day, from 6 am to 7 pm, they commemorated their twelfth anniversary in business with specials on their amazing food, all incorporating the number 12, as well as a balloon artist.

Cooperstown Board Vacancies

This April, as residents of the Township of Cooperstown fill out their Spring Election ballots, three very important open seats will have no one listed running for them. Over the last year, three members of the board, Mike Albers, Bill Enz and Town Chairman, Dave Blakeslee, have all announced that they will not be seeking re-election for their respective seats.

Special board meeting

Along with approving the recommended changes to the Zoning Ordinance, the Village Board addressed several other time-sensitive issues at their special meeting last Wednesday evening.

Village Board approves zoning ordinance changes

Last Wednesday, March 1st, the Denmark Village Board held a special meeting at Village Hall where several changes to the Village Zoning Ordinance were brought before the board. Prior to the special meeting at 5:00 pm, a public hearing and special meeting of the Village Planning Commission took place to finalize the amendments they would recommend to the board.

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