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Year in Review - February - Denmark High FFA advisor Handrich receives school's first Golden Apple Award

Denmark High School Agri-science teacher and Future Farmers of America (FFA) advisor Mary Handrich received a 2022 Golden Apple award on Tuesday, Feb. 23. 

Year in Review - January - Denmark grows in population, diversity according to 2020 census

Census data shows The Village of Denmark is slowly, but surely, growing.

According to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau, Denmark grew roughly by 14%, or 285 people, from 2010 to 2020. 

Denmark Artists Guild Workshops

Last Tuesday, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., OneDenmark, in partnership with the Denmark Artists Guild and Inspired Grounds, hosted the second of five fun and free events for the Denmark community.

DES Breakfast with Santa

It's been said before and will, without a doubt, be said again, but there is no stopping Santa Claus!

On Thursday December 22, good ol' St. Nick himself braved Winter Storm Brooklyn to have breakfast with students at Denmark Elementary.

Christmas crafts with care

On Monday, December 19, the students of All Saints Catholic School in Denmark took part in a festive holiday activity for a great cause.

That afternoon, the students from all grades came together to make handmade Christmas cards for area veterans.

Spreading holiday cheer

Last Saturday, members of the Maribel Lions Club were busy going about the Maribel area delivering care-packages and holiday cheer to elderly members of the community.

On a Whim Sweet Treats grand opening

On Saturday, December 17, the small village of Francis Creek welcomed its newest business, "On a Whim Sweet Treats". That day, the new bakery hosted its grand opening featuring arts and crafts, a visit from Santa and, of course, delicious baked goods.

Totally Awesome makes its debut

In August, we told you the story of Brian Quick and his mission to renovate the former Heritage House into a new business the likes of which Denmark has never seen, "Totally Awesome Toys & More".

Denmark youth leading the future

Last Tuesday, three Denmark High School students received a great honor in recognition of their hard work and dedication to community improvement through their work for OneDenmark. DHS seniors Isa Wagner, Emma Watzka and Chloe Godlewski were all featured speakers on a national webinar hosted by The National Civic League.

Early Denmark school played a vital role in village history

By: Alex Sekora

Caroling, caroling, on we go!

On Sunday evening, the residents of Denmark were surprised with a festive holiday treat. For a couple hours that night, carolers could be seen and heard making their merry way through the streets of town.

Learning while helping

With the improvements being made to the upper diamond at Village Memorial Park being undertaken by local business, Johanek Construction, a great opportunity has arisen to give Denmark High School students first-hand construction experience. Three students from Mr. Kapinos's construction class have been assisting the Johaneks and gaining hands-on experience they could never find in a classroom alone.

New bakery in Francis Creek

Something new and exciting is coming to Francis Creek that is sure to be a hit with sweet-tooths of all ages. This week, On a Whim Sweet Treats will be opening in downtown Francis Creek in what formally was Animal's Pizza and was more recently Julia's Kitchen across the street from St. Anne Catholic Church.

A plan for our parks

On Monday, November 28, the Denmark Village Board was presented with the first draft of their "Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan" (CORP) by Jeffrey Sanders, the village's hired community planning consultant.

Santa's busy Saturday

Last Saturday, December 3, the Denmark area was visited by a famous man from the North Pole. That's right, Santa Claus himself was in town last weekend to hear what area children wanted for Christmas and to check up on their behavior over the past year. Mr. Kringle was nice enough to take time out of his busy schedule to visit two very special events in the community.

Providing a helping hand

Of all the different groups and organizations that help serve the underprivileged and needy in our community, many of you have probably not heard of Viking Shield. However, this organization provides an amazing and vital service to our community. Last week, we talked with three of the leaders behind Viking Shield to get some information on the group as well as some perspective on the amazing work they do.

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