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FFA Worker & Pie Auction 2024

Last Monday, the Denmark FFA and their supporters took to the DHS Performing Arts Center for a fun and unique fundraising tradition. That evening, the organization hosted their annual "Worker & Pie Auction" in the theater, raising thousands of dollars from generous supporters in attendance. The Denmark News was live on the scene to take in all of this year's bidding action.

5th graders present "Pirates! 2...The Hidden Treasure"

Last Thursday night, the DHS Performing Arts Center was swept away to the high seas as the Denmark Elementary School 5th Grade Class presented “Pirates! 2…..The Hidden Treasure” by John Jacobson and Roger Emerson to a packed house.

FFA Day on the Hill

Last month as part of "National FFA Week", several members of the Denmark High School chapter took part in a one-of-a-kind experience in Madison aimed at advocating for agriculture in state government. On February 19, the Wisconsin FFA hosted its annual "FFA Day on the Hill" at the state capital featuring over 200 FFA members and 43 advisors coming together for the future of Wisconsin agriculture.

Culver's launches "FFA Ambassador Program"

This year, in commemoration of National FFA Week, Wisconsin-based fast-food giant Culver's announced a new and exciting program aimed at recognizing outstanding FFA members and their communities.

Denmark Recital Night

On Monday, February 28, the Denmark High School Performing Arts Center was host to a one-of-a-kind collaboration concert showcasing displays of young choral, instrumental and spoken-word skill.

Strange weather

Last week was witness to one of the most peculiar weather patterns in living memory. In the span of just 24 hours, conditions yo-yoed between a pristine summer day on Tuesday to a bitter winter morning on Wednesday.

Denmark Ice Fishing Team

This year, despite an unseasonably warm winter season, the Denmark High School Ice Fishing Team was still able to find success and have some fun on the (limited) ice. This week, we thought we would fill readers in on their exciting season. 

How your water works

By the time of this edition's publication, the Village of Denmark will have switched its water source. Until Monday, the municipality's water had been drawn from two wells within the village, but now, after over a year of preparation, water will be delivered from Lake Michigan via pipeline through a partnership with the Central Brown County Water Authority (CBCWA).

"Post Prom Party" planned for this spring

With spring just around the corner, members of the Denmark High School Class of 2025 are hard at work planning the annual Junior Prom set for April 20 at DHS. This year, along with the Prom dance itself, the junior class is also organizing a fun and safe "Post Prom Party" for all students attending. 

Denmark hosts Archery Tournament

Last Saturday, Denmark High School hosted a unique tournament in the school's main gymnasium. That day, the Denmark Archery Team partnered with the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) to host a competition at the school showcasing young talent from across the area and beyond.

St James Dinner & Dance

On Saturday, Gatherings 43 in Denmark was home to a fundraising event that many look forward to every year. That night, St. James Catholic Church hosted their annual "Dinner & Dance" fundraiser at the hall featuring delicious food and drinks, fabulous prizes and tons of fun for all.

Excellence in education

Last week, we reported on Denmark Middle School's Gina Wagner receiving a Golden Apple Award for her dedication to education. This week, we sat down with the award-winning teacher to learn more about her approach to teaching as well as what the win means to her.

OneDenmark supporters Give BIG

 Last week, OneDenmark was among 50 area organizations who took part in this year's Give BIG Green Bay fundraising event. From noon on Wednesday until noon on Thursday, supporters were encouraged to give to the organization with a percentage being matched by Give BIG sponsors including the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation and the Green Bay Packers Foundation.

40th annual Blindman's Volleyball Tournament

Of all the fundraisers held around the Denmark area throughout the year, none may be as unique as the annual CP Blindman's Volleyball Tournament. Every year for decades, competitors from across the area and beyond have gathered at The Coop and faced off in this bizarre iteration of the classic game while raising funds for the CP Center of Green Bay.

Maribel February Meeting

On Monday, February 13, the Village of Maribel held their monthly meeting at their Community Center in the village park. Following the call to order, the Pledge of Allegiance and the roll call that showed two of the board's three members in attendance, the board unanimously approved all items on the night's consent agenda before proceeding with comments from the public.

February School Board Meeting

On Monday, February 12, the Denmark School Board held their monthly meeting in the Media Center in Denmark High School.

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