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Highway 141 Bypass increased safety, efficiency

By: Alex Sekora

As cars and driving changed and innovated throughout the 20th Century, so too did the
construction of highways. When the first state highway system was implemented in Wisconsin,
State Highway 16 traveled from Green Bay to Manitowoc, passing through the central part of
Denmark on a route consisting of Green Bay Road, Main Street, and Wisconsin Avenue.

Good Times with Bad Habitz

Last Wednesday, on the night before Thanksgiving, DD's Saloon in Denmark welcomed the rock band Bad Habitz to the stage for a special "Blackout Wednesday" concert.

Christmas at The Mill Art Center

Last week The Mill Art Center on Broadway Street in Denmark held its annual holiday craft sale. "The Holiday Sale", which is in its sixth year at the Mill Art Center and has a thirty plus year history in the area, featured over fifty area artists whose creations were available to peruse and purchase throughout the first floor of the art studio.

Jingle & Mingle All the Way!

Last Saturday, November 26 2022, the quiet town of Tisch Mills hosted a holiday community event unlike any other.

The second annual "Jingle & Mingle" holiday craft show and open house was an undisputable success with hundreds of Christmas shoppers descending on the small village.

'The Wake of Johnny Blood' at Gatherings 43

Next Sunday, December 4, 2022, Gatherings 43, behind Degrand's Family Restaurant in Denmark will be the sight of a one of a kind holiday performance. Let Me Be Frank Productions will be staging "The Wake of Johnny Blood in the hall in a special dinner show that's got music, laughs and Green Bay football legends. The performance also features the talents of two local talents.

Community Dinner Missed By Many

Among the many holiday traditions that make the Denmark area great, one community favorite was sadly missing for yet another year. Many people throughout the community were saddened to hear that the Denmark Community Thanksgiving Dinner was canceled again for the third year in a row.

Not Your Average Turkey Dinner

The busy Thanksgiving week can be especially hectic for businesses that provide the festive fare for our annual dinners. On Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving, we paid a visit to Jennifer Treu, owner and operator of Ampersand Cake Company in downtown Denmark.

Jennifer and her staff were, as expected, busy preparing the holiday treats, but she was kind enough to talk with us for a few minutes about her new, Thanksgiving themed, product.

Opening Weekend with Bradley Gun Sales

Last weekend marked the beginning of a very special time of year in Wisconsin; a time many people around here anxiously await every year--deer hunting. This year's gun season kicked off on Saturday, November 19, with thousands of local hunters taking to the woods to find and bag their prize.

Denmark Schools Receive Grant Money

Last week, the Denmark School District was proud to announce that they have been selected to receive two large grants for improvements to be made to their learning environments. Over the past years, the district has worked very hard to find and apply for any and all grant or donation opportunities they qualify for.

Sting Cancer Spaghetti Dinner

Last Wednesday, Denmark Sting Cancer held a special spaghetti dinner for cancer survivors and their families in the Denmark area. The event was held in the multipurpose room of the high school and featured delicious pastas, soups, and salads from Olive Garden, as well as an array of homemade sweet treats to enjoy. 

Winter Forecast 2022-2023: Brutal cold and above-average snowfall season

By Chris Nelson 

Say it ain’t snow. This year could be a doozy for a winter in the Midwest. A fairly strong La Niña weather pattern could mean that the coming winter will be colder and wetter and perhaps snowier across much of Wisconsin, according to forecasters. 

Packers celebrated Thanksgiving in 1951 with first-ever televised game

PACKERS CELEBRATED THANKSGIVING IN 1951

WITH FIRST-EVER TELEVISED GAME

By Tom Emery

Today, Green Bay Packer fans have the chance to see every game of the season on TV.  Decades ago, fans had to scramble to see the Pack on the tube.

Suster’s Dance Hall had long-lasting relationship with high school

By: Alex Sekra

The Suster’s Dance Hall was a longtime mainstay of downtown Denmark, hosting many popular social functions, dances, and even basketball games for decades. Also known as the Denmark Ballroom, it was built in 1925 next to the old Denmark High School by Victor Suster Sr.

Maribel Caves Hotel offered rest, relaxation, reinvigoration

By: Alex Sekora

The Maribel Caves Hotel was built in 1900 by Charles Steinbrecker, an Austrian immigrant, who modeled the hotel on resorts from his home country. The hotel was even built in a style reminiscent of his home country, a style not as familiar in the United States which gave it an old world appearance.

Helping Those In Need

Every month, over 100 needy members of the Denmark community are provided with some necessary sustenance by the hard work and generosity of the Denmark Community Cupboard. The cupboard is able to give out roughly $150 of much needed groceries to those in our area who have fallen on hard times and are struggling to put food on the table.

Haystack Dinner

On Wednesday, November 9, the Denmark Senior Center hosted a fundraiser "haystack dinner" for the public at their center on Highridge Avenue. For those, like this reporter, who never heard of a "haystack dinner" before, let me give you a short explanation. A haystack dinner is a fundraiser that revolves around a main course that consists of beef and a variety of toppings on top of a bed of corn or tortilla chips. Think, a "walking taco" without the bag.

K-9 Training at Lake to Lake

In case you noticed the dozens of squad cars from jurisdictions spanning the state that all assembled at the former Lake to Lake Factory last Tuesday and were wondering what was occurring, have no fear. The Denmark News was on the case.

Referendum Passes

On election day last Tuesday, voters in the Denmark School District were asked to decide on two very important referendum questions regarding the present and future of the district.  The first question was to renew the current operational referendum at $925,000 annually through the 2025-2026 school year.

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