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ISC World Tournament 2023

Last week was one for the history books for the Denmark community as the International Softball Congress World Tournament gripped the area with over a week of intense athletic action. For eight days, thirty six elite teams faced off in over a hundred games across three venues.

Back to school with Luke Goral

With August somehow already coming to a close, the hectic back to school season is once again inexplicably upon us. Soon, the buses will again be rolling and the classroom bells will again be ringing as the young people in our community set out on another year of education and all it entails.

OneDenmark Listening Session 2

Last Thursday, the community building organization OneDenmark hosted a second "listening session" regarding the future of the soon to be vacated Early Childhood Center (ECC). Last month, OneDenmark partnered with Brown County Library to host a similar event and, after its success, they decided to host another to better introduce themselves and their vision to the community.

Maribel August Meeting

On Monday, August 14, the Maribel Village Board held their monthly meeting at their Community Center. This meeting stood apart from others because, rather than the usual handful of community members, over a dozen concerned citizens were in attendance.

75 years of service

This week, longtime Denmark community member Norman Sengbusch observed two incredible milestones, both of which were commemorated by the American Legion at their monthly meeting. On Wednesday, August 16, the Denmark American Legion Johnson-Hershman Post #363 recognized Sengbusch for both his upcoming 97th birthday but his even more impressive 75 years as a member of the post.

Ground broken

Last Wednesday, the Denmark School District held a special celebration on the paved playground outside their elementary school.

Tournament time

Softball fever has officially enveloped the Denmark area as the International Softball Congress hosts its World Tournament on three fields across two venues. Players and fans from across the world have assembled in our community and are presently in the midst of an action-packed battle of top-notch fastpitch talent.

The witty, fun-loving anchorman

Editor’s note: This is Part III of a three-part series on Maribel resident Bill Jartz. Being a television anchorman at WBAY is just one small aspect of Jartz’s life. He’s also a farmer, auctioneer and emcee for charity events as well as the voice of Lambeau Field as the team’s gameday announcer. Parts I and II ran in the previous two issues of The Denmark News.

Village of Denmark August Meeting

On Monday, August 7th, the Village of Denmark held their monthly board meeting at their new Village Hall in the former BMO Harris Bank. This month's meeting covered a variety of topics including possible sidewalk placement, potential purchases and changes to their current zoning fees among many others.

Cooperstown August Meeting

Last Tuesday night, the Town of Cooperstown held their monthly meeting at their Town Hall in Rosecrans. Among the wide array of topics discussed and acted on, was the continuation of the debate on how to proceed with a potential hauling ordinance. 

Prince of Peace Picnic

Last Sunday, Prince of Peace Catholic Community hosted their annual Picnic and Car Show in the large fields surrounding their church. The event saw thousands attending to enjoy the festivities and the beautiful summer day the event was blessed with.

100 years and counting

Last Saturday, the Maribel Community Center witnessed a celebration a century in the making. That afternoon, friends and family gathered to celebrate Marcella Dellemann's 100th birthday. The Community Center was packed and a lively scene as all in attendance paid tribute to ten decades of a truly remarkable life. 

Coopapalooza 2023

Last weekend, Cassie's Coop hosted the third annual Coopapalooza in a large tent outside the acclaimed tavern. Over the course of three fun-filled days, Cassie and her dedicated team staged a stellar slate of performances while also providing the necessary refreshments for the yearly bash.

Les Johnson Shoot 2023

Last Sunday, the air in the northwestern corner of the Village of Denmark was rife with the smell of powder and the repetitive sound of gunfire. That day, Denmark Rod and Gun Club hosted the 44th Annual Les Johnson Memorial & Poultry Shoot at their facilities across from Denmark High School's R.O. Miller Athletic Complex.

The consummate giver

Editor’s note: This is Part II of a three-part series on Maribel resident Bill Jartz. Being a television anchorman at WBAY is just one small aspect of Jartz’s life. He’s also a farmer, auctioneer and emcee for charity events as well as the voice of Lambeau Field as the team’s gameday announcer. Part III will appear in next week’s Denmark News.

The right to raise

Recently, there has been some debate among residents of the Village of Denmark about the possibility of raising chickens in their yard. In May, we told readers about Andy DiMezza and his "urban farm" in the Village of Denmark.

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