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Area Notes: Bergelin Advances to State Title Match

By Alex Strouf, The Denmark NewsMADISON, Wis.--When the top two of anything match up, you know you're in for a treat.That exactly was the case Friday night, as the top ranked 120 pound wrestler in division two, Brock Bergelin, went face-to-face with the second ranked competitor, Sawyer Strom of Ellsworth.Bergelin, a two-time Wisconsin state champion, is no stranger to these types of matches.
Preview of Day Two from Madison
By Alex Strouf, The Denmark NewsMADISON, Wis.--Both Denmark wrestlers will live to see another day.A silent afternoon led to an exciting evening for Denmark High School fans at the 74th annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association individual wrestling state tournament.Junior Joshua Frerk of Denmark made quick work of Tennessee Hatfield of River Valley, winning via pinfall after only 1 minute, 17 seconds.
Derricks Joins 1K Club
By Alex Strouf, The Denmark NewsYou could feel the tension and excitement in the air of the Wrightstown High School gym last Thursday, Feb 2nd, when the Denmark High School varsity boy’s basketball team travelled to face conference opponent Wrightstown.
School Unveils Conceptual Plan

By Charles Collier, The Denmark News

On Monday, January 23, Matthew Wolfert of Bray Architects presented a conceptual design for renovations and additions to the high school building.

Last week the Board of Education approved a $14.9 million referendum question for the April 4 elections after finding wide public support from a survey conducted in September.

Boy's and Girl's Basketball Action: Photo Gallery
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Lady Vikes Truck Past Clintonville
By Alex Strouf, The Denmark NewsCLNTNVL 10 16 26DENMARK 37 34 71It was a chilly night outside on Tuesday, Dec 6, when the Denmark Lady Vikes varsity basketball team played host to Nor
Social Reflections: Solar Panels and Space Ships
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsThe last two decades of public discourse on energy policy has inescapably been influenced through the lens of climate change and whether human combustion of fossil fuels contribute to a warmer planet and all associated existential risks.
Choir Concert Sings Hope for Holidays
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsDenmark, WI—Denmark’s middle school and high school choirs performed their 2016 winter concert on Monday, December 5 for a packed cafetorium.Under the direction of Kim Hess the middle schoolers sang with emotion and uniformity uncommon for such young performers.


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GCAW Academic All-State Team
By Alex Strouf, The Denmark NewsThree members of the Denmark High School varsity girls golf team have been named to the Academic All-State team.
EDITORIAL: A Plea for Post-Election Peace
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsThis election season has been, as the ubiquitous media coverage has told us, historical. Never before, so they say, has there been such dynamism in a presidential race and that now, of all times, is the most important for the American peoples’ rationale to be voiced in the ballot box.
VIDEO: Bergelin Commits
[embed][/embed]By Alex Strouf, The Denmark NewsDENMARK--During a Monday night sit down at The Denmark News office, Denmark High School senior and two-time state wrestling champion Brock Bergelin announced where his academic and athletic future was heading.Bergelin whittled down an originally long list of possible
Jens Shines in Denmark Loss
By Alex Strouf, The Denmark NewsDenmark High School sophomore Brady Jens didn’t have much experience catching a football coming into the 2016 WIAA football season. In fact, Jens didn’t even play his freshman year.Due to his highly praised athleticism, Jens found himself as the top wideout on the varsity squad just a few days into practice.
Heating U.P. Wisconsin
By Charles Collier, The Denmark NewsLiving in Wisconsin has plenty of perks, but they can become easy to forget about come winter. Slippery roads, snow shoveling, and sub-zero temperatures can make the Frozen Tundra a sometimes unbearable landscape.
Editorial: Sports Remind Us That Life is Fragile
By Alex Strouf, The Denmark NewsAs I sit across from my laptop this morning, I write with a heavy heart. Time and time again, we are reminded how fragile, precious, and valuable life really is. This is the second time this year I'll be writing an editorial regarding loss in the sports world, but this one is different than the last.
Kralovetz Shining, Neshota Results
By Alex Strouf, The Denmark NewsDenmark High School sophomore Leah Kralovetz expressed some interest in joining cross country last spring. Denmark varsity cross country head coach Terry Wetzel wasn’t going to let it get away.
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