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Maribel Rummage 2024

Last weekend, the Village of Maribel was teeming with excitement  and action for a yearly tradition decades in the making. On Friday and Saturday, the small community hosted the 30th Annual Maribel Rummage Sale with bargain hunters from across the area and beyond descending in search of deals and steals. The Denmark News was live on the scene to learn more about this year's sale.

Viking Spring Trap Teams back in action

This Spring, the Denmark Viking Trap Teams are back for another season of marksmanship and fun. Starting last month, the middle school and high school have been practicing with scoring starting last week. Last week, we talked with team advisor Mickey Fels to learn more about each team and what is in store for this season.

Denmark Community Activity Center Bingo & Brunch

Last Wednesday, area residents gathered for the monthly "Bingo & Brunch" event at the Denmark Community Activity Center located in the lower level of the Denmark Non-Profit Housing Corporation apartment building on Highridge Avenue. This is just one of the many events put on by the center free of charge for any and all to enjoy.

Brown County Youth Government Day 2024

Last Tuesday, select students from Denmark High School had the opportunity to learn more about how their local government functions through a partnership with area veterans. That day, the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary teamed up with Brown County officials for the annual "Youth Government Day" featuring hands-on demonstrations, presentations and tours from county officials.

Local author makes strong start

Recently, Denmark area native Barbara Alger has started making a name for herself as an author and artist by writing, illustrating and publishing over a dozen children's books. Last week, we sat down with Alger to learn more about this new venture, how it came to be and what is next for the new author.

DHS Prom 2024

Last Saturday, the Denmark High School Class of 2025 hosted their Junior Prom in the gymnasium at Denmark High School. Volunteers had transformed the gym to fit this year’s “Lantern Festival” theme and students danced the night away to music provided by a DJ. Following the evening’s Grand March at 10 p.m., the 2024 Prom King Wade Anderson and Queen Hailey Brantmeier were crowned by 2023 Prom King and Queen Derek Detrie and Zoey Wavrunek.

Cooperstown April 2024 Meeting

Last Tuesday, the Town of Cooperstown held their monthly board meeting at their Town Hall in Rosecrans. Following the call to order, Pledge of Allegiance and roll call showing all members but Supervisor Fred Lemmens in attendance, the board unanimously approved the night's agenda and prior meeting's minutes before moving on to the monthly reports from town officials.

Maribel April 2024 Meeting

On Monday April 8, the Maribel Village Board held their monthly meeting in the Maribel Community Center. Following the call to order, the Pledge of Allegiance and the roll call, the board unanimously approved the evening's agenda, the previous meeting's minutes and the month's vouchers before moving on to input from the public.

Village of Denmark April 2024 Meeting

Last Monday afternoon, the Village of Denmark hosted their monthly board meeting at Village Hall. Following the call to order, Pledge of Allegiance and roll call showing all members present, the board opened the floor to pre-registered citizens to be heard.

State Destination Imagination

Last weekend, Denmark students from across multiple grade levels made an impressive showing at the state level showcasing their imagination and creativity. On Saturday, April 6, 17 students from Denmark Elementary and High School competed as three teams in the Wisconsin State Destination Imagination competition at UWGB.

Forensics 2024

Last week, several students from Denmark High School wrapped up another wildly successful season of competition in the Wisconsin Forensic Coaches Association (WFCA). For ten years now, a number of DHS students have been taking part in the league with growing numbers and success each year.

Purple Cupcake Day 2024

On Friday, April 12, Blossoms in Denmark hosted a tasty yearly tradition for a great cause. That day, the shop was packed with visitors for the annual "Purple Cupcake Day' aimed at raising money for epilepsy awareness. The Denmark News was live on the scene to learn more about this unique initiative and the benefits it provides.

DHS wins big at State FBLA

Last week, young future business leaders from across the state gathered at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay for the annual Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference and Competition. Among them were 78 Denmark High School Students competing in over 20 categories and finding a great deal of success against 165 other schools.

DHS Prom Court 2024

Last week, the Denmark High School Class of 2025 was excited to announce this year’s Junior Prom Court. The seven couples will reign over this year’s dance on Saturday, April 20th with the King and Queen being named following the Grand March. The dance will be held in the DHS Purple Gymnasium and will feature a “Lantern Festival” theme.

Local rugby receives boost

Last month, we reported on OneDenmark's selection for a Brown County Tourism Enhancement Grant. While their selection will no doubt have the most impact on the Denmark community, another of the seven awarded this year will no doubt have a positive effect for young area athletes for years to come. Of the $3.2 million allotted for the tourism grant program, Northeast Wisconsin Rugby Foundation was awarded $200,000 for their planned facility project.

Sting Cancer Meat Raffle

Last Saturday, DD's Saloon in downtown Denmark was packed wall to wall with people who were out to win great prizes and support a terrific cause. That afternoon, the tavern hosted the first ever Denmark Sting Cancer Meat Raffle featuring a variety of prizes and fun for all.

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