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HOMECOMING 2023: Parade

On Friday afternoon, the Denmark School District as well as the Denmark community as a whole assembled for an annual tradition that has been a staple of the Homecoming festivities for decades. As always, the yearly Homecoming Parade through town was a festive and fun endeavor for all involved and served as a great way to celebrate Viking pride along with a litany of school activities.

HOMECOMING 2023: DHS Pep Rally

Last Friday, Denmark High School students and staff kicked off game day with an all day celebration of class pride and school spirit. Prior to the afternoon's parade through town, DHS was home to a wild and zany assembly that featured an array of crazy competitions pitting students against each other by grade level.

HOMECOMING 2023: Intro

Last week, the Denmark School District and the community as a whole came together to celebrate all things Denmark Vikings in a week-long commemoration of a longtime favorite fall tradition.

KCs present check

Last Tuesday, prior to their regular monthly meeting, the Denmark Knights of Columbus Father Platta Council #4735 held a moving and emotional ceremony. That night, the council presented the proceeds from their recent golf outing to a worthy recipient and his family to try and help them navigate an extremely difficult time. 

Cz in at Cz's

In June, we reported on Tim Czarneski taking over 141 Speedway, a business he is more than a little familiar with from his years of racing there. This month, Tim took over the operation of another, even more familiar business. Starting last week, Tim and his wife Leah are officially the owners and operators of Cz's Bushville Lanes, which has been successfully operated by Tim's parents Dick and Donna Czarneski for nearly twenty years.

Village Meats in new hands

Last week, readers may have noticed a good deal of hustle and bustle around the longtime Denmark institution --Village Meats. All week, crews were hard at work installing new siding and replacing the roof of the historic business that has been part of the Denmark community for over 75 years.

Dufeck makes history

Last week, a longtime fixture of the Denmark community helped make history in a "big" way. On October 4, 2023, Dufeck Wood Products was part of a team that achieved a coveted Guinness World Records title for the world's largest charcuterie board.

Stradale Apartments update

In May, The Denmark News reported on the new "Stradale Place" apartment complex that was about to be built by Lexington Homes of Hobart on the western side of the Village of Denmark, across from Gatherings 43 on the newly renamed "Stradale Way".

Referendum Update III

This school year, the already hectic hustle and bustle of the Denmark School District campus has an additional challenging, albeit exciting feature; an active construction site. That is because, at the same time students have been attending their classes, crews have been hard at work constructing the large addition to the elementary school to house students currently taught at the Early Childhood Center (ECC).

Sting Cancer Booyah Cook Off

Last Saturday, the air around Circle Tap was rich with a tantalizing smell and an exciting fervor. That day, Denmark Sting Cancer 26th annual Booyah Cook Off fundraiser in and around the acclaimed tavern.

All Saints Fall Fest 2023

Last Saturday, All Saints Catholic Church was alive with action and excitement as the congregation held their second ever "Fall Fest" fundraiser. The event, held in the parish's school, served both as an important fundraiser to help All Saints continue its mission as well as a festive and fun celebration of the fall season for the whole community to enjoy.

Henry Pahlow at the White House

In June, we reported on Denmark High School Senior Henry Pahlow and his recent whirlwind experience in Washington D.C. as an official US Senate Page. Last month, Pahlow was back in D.C., this time rubbing elbows with a different branch of our nation's government, the executive.

DHS students at Next Stage

This Summer, five Denmark High School students had the opportunity to hone their craft along with some of the best in the area. In August, current DHS students Sophie Utrie, Tynan Conway and Henry Pahlow, along with Class of 2023 graduates Alex Allen and Isa Wagner took part in St. Norbert's Next Stage production of the musical theater classic "Brigadoon".

Homecoming 2023 Preview

This weekend, the Denmark School District, along with the community of Denmark, will celebrate and honor a time-honored tradition highlighting school spirit, community pride and good old fashioned fun. Homecoming 2023 is now upon us and the annual festivities are slated for this coming weekend.

Remembering Father Ron

Last week, many in the community were shocked and deeply saddened to hear about the passing of beloved longtime area Catholic Priest Father Ron Colombo. Colombo faithfully served multiple parishes in the community in an over two decade tenure and in that time he touched and impacted countless lives.

Denmark Middle School celebrates 30 years

This September, as students and teachers have been resuming classes, Denmark Middle School has been observing a historic milestone. This year, the building, which is the newest of the district's current four structures, is turning 30 years old, with its first classes being held in September 1993.

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