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Great Cereal Box Challenge at Denmark Elementary

Last Friday, April 21, students and staff at Denmark Elementary School teamed up to pull off an extraordinary feat weeks in the making. That morning, they assembled and set into motion a massive domino chain of over 1400 cereal boxes that weaved around the hallways of the school's first floor before culminating in an elaborate finale in the gymnasium.

Week of the Young Child at ECC

Last week, the Denmark Early Childhood Center staff, students and parents all took part in the Week of the Young Child with special activities and events throughout the school week. The Week of the Young Child is celebrated in schools nationwide and organized by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

LOCAL EATS - Wander Springs

The next entry in our monthly "Local Eats" series is Wander Springs, located just over ten miles from Denmark near Wayside. While not as historic as other eateries like Suster's, Wander Springs has made itself a staple of the Denmark community by providing top-notch food and drinks along with their world-class golf course.

EDITORIAL - OneDenmark Community Center

Over the past eight months working for The Denmark News, I have had the privilege to see first-hand all the amazing things happening in our community, as well as the awesome people and organizations that make them possible. This experience has left me feeling extremely hopeful for what the future holds for our town and its people. So many in our community want what is best for everyone and are willing to put in the hard work necessary to accomplish it.

DHS Music travels across country

After an entire year of fundraising and preparation, the Denmark High School band and choir classes joined forces for a week-long educational performance tour to Pittsburgh, PA and Washington DC this spring. The first stop for the 103 travelers was the University of Pittsburgh, where students worked with music instructors Dr. Brad Townsend and Dr. Susan Rice in personalized clinics for both band and choir.

DHS Student Council Blood Drive

Last Thursday, April 20, from 7:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. the Denmark High School Student Council was hard at work putting on a special yearly event. That day, they partnered with the American Red Cross to host their annual Blood Drive in the multi-purpose room of the high school. All morning, over 60 donors, consisting of DHS students, staff and a few visitors, helped save lives by donating much needed pints of blood.

OneDenmark hosts "Bright Spots"

Last Wednesday, April 19, OneDenmark held a special meeting with special guests at Suster's in Denmark. That night, the group hosted their second "bright spots" get-together aimed at bringing together people who are making positive change in the Denmark community.

Faith and Fellowship Luncheon

Next Wednesday, May 3, community members of different faiths will be converging on Our Savior’s in Denmark for a special meal.

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Village Board eyes residents' safety at monthly meeting

Safety of village residents was the name of the game at this month's meeting of the Denmark Village Board held at Village Hall at 4:30 last Monday afternoon.

School Board meeting

Besides the report from representatives of OneDenmark, the Denmark School Board also discussed and acted on several other important issues at their meeting last Monday night. 

OneDenmark presents to school board

At this month's meeting of the Denmark School Board, members of the community building organization, OneDenmark, were present to give a special presentation to both the board and the public. The OneDenmark members were at the meeting to formally present their intentions to acquire the current Early Childhood Center and convert the space into a new community center.

Shelter house storytime

Last Thursday, April 13, from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m., representatives from Brown County Library were in Denmark to host a special weekly story time at the shelter house in Memorial Park.

Summer School registration now open

With Mother Nature finally catching up with the calendar, it is easier to start to turn our attention to that wonderful season that comes next, summer. The Denmark School District is preparing for the coming season by getting details finalized for this year's Summer School program and they are excited for what is in store for this year's students.

Maribel April meeting

On Monday, April 10, the Village of Maribel held its monthly board meeting at their community center at the Maribel Lions Park. This month's meeting, attended by two other village residents besides the board, covered several important topics as well as updated board members and the public on a number of developing issues in the small municipality.

Cooperstown April meeting

Following the call to order and Pledge of Allegiance, various town officials delivered their monthly report to the board. First up was Dan Kasten with the month's road and equipment report. Kasten reported roads were being patched throughout the township noting the late snowfall had caused a lot of road damage due to the need to plow when there was no ground frost, but the roads had held up "considerably well".

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