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Preserving our history

While the Denmark Village Hall may be finding a new home in the former BMO Harris Bank, another organization has already called the building home for a decade. In 2024, The Denmark Historical Society will mark its tenth year headquartered in the basement of the former bank which hosts their museum as well as storage for their large collection.

Referendum construction update

Despite the weather turning towards more wintry conditions, progress on the new addition to Denmark Elementary School is continuing at a steady pace. Since breaking ground in August, the district's partnering contractors have been hard at work assembling the large addition that is scheduled to house students within this calendar year. 

Village Hall makes the move

This year, Denmark Village Hall and its associated offices have a new home in the former BMO Harris Bank building on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and North Wall Street. Municipal offices officially vacated their former location at 118 Main Street on December 28 making the relatively short move down the street to their new headquarters.

Johnsonville Buys Salm Partners

2024 began with some very big news for one of Denmark's largest businesses, Salm Partners. In a press release dated January 3rd, Entrepreneurial Equity Partners, which has been an investment partner of Salm Partners since 2020, announced that the pre-cooked sausage giant had been sold to Johnsonville, LLC of Sheboygan Falls.

Salm Partners Sold - Press Release

The following is a press release from Entrepreneurial Equity Partners announcing the sale of Salm Partners. Be sure to check out next week's The Denmark News for the full story!

Year in Review 2023 - December - End of a remarkable run

DECEMBER

Hall of Fame coach Bill Miller resigned after 31 seasons, 516 victories and three straight state titles. Miller’s win total is ninth-best in state history, third among active coaches. Along the way during his final 30-2 season last spring, Miller picked up his 500th victory. 

Year in Review 2023 - November - Hotel breaks ground

NOVEMBER

In November, the long anticipated Cobblestone Hotel & Suites began construction in the Village of Denmark with a groundbreaking ceremony. Following the proceedings, contractors quickly began working on the site, which is expected to open sometime next year.

Year in Review 2023 - October - School Board grants OneDenmark ECC

OCTOBER

Year in Review 2023 - September - Back to school 2023

SEPTEMBER

At the start of September, students from across the reading area made their way back to school for another year of learning. The Denmark News was live on the scene to check out the start to another great school year.

Year in Review 2023 - August - School breaks ground

AUGUST

Since passing in November of 2022, the Denmark School District’s referendum improvements have been a large focus for readers. In August, we covered the groundbreaking ceremony commemorating the commencement of construction.

Year in Review 2023 - July - Pulls return to Denmark

JULY

This July, a long-loved Denmark tradition made its long-awaited return to the village’s annual weekend of summer celebrations. The Denmark News had a front row seat for the action and detailed its massive success.

Year in Review 2023 - June - State Baseball Championship III

JUNE

Year in Review 2023 - May - Denmark Relay Team

MAY

Year in Review 2023 - April - Great Cereal Box Challenge at Denmark Elementary

APRIL

This April, students at Denmark Elementary School took part in a stunning and impressive feat for a great cause with their massive domino chain of cereal donated to the Denmark Community Cupboard! The Denmark News was live on the scene to take in the unique sight!

Year in Review 2023 - March - Rookies under new ownership

MARCH

In March, Rookies in Denmark welcomed a new owner. That month, we sat down with the former and the new owner to learn more about the tavern’s legacy and what’s next for the longtime institution.

Year in Review 2023 - February - Ground broken

FEBRUARY

On a frigid day this February, ground was broken on the new pumping facility next to the Denmark water tower. The ceremony marked the official beginning of a partnership between the Village of Denmark and the CBCWA.

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