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40th annual Blindman's Volleyball Tournament

Of all the fundraisers held around the Denmark area throughout the year, none may be as unique as the annual CP Blindman's Volleyball Tournament. Every year for decades, competitors from across the area and beyond have gathered at The Coop and faced off in this bizarre iteration of the classic game while raising funds for the CP Center of Green Bay.

OneDenmark supporters Give BIG

 Last week, OneDenmark was among 50 area organizations who took part in this year's Give BIG Green Bay fundraising event. From noon on Wednesday until noon on Thursday, supporters were encouraged to give to the organization with a percentage being matched by Give BIG sponsors including the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation and the Green Bay Packers Foundation.

Excellence in education

Last week, we reported on Denmark Middle School's Gina Wagner receiving a Golden Apple Award for her dedication to education. This week, we sat down with the award-winning teacher to learn more about her approach to teaching as well as what the win means to her.

St James Dinner & Dance

On Saturday, Gatherings 43 in Denmark was home to a fundraising event that many look forward to every year. That night, St. James Catholic Church hosted their annual "Dinner & Dance" fundraiser at the hall featuring delicious food and drinks, fabulous prizes and tons of fun for all.

Denmark hosts Archery Tournament

Last Saturday, Denmark High School hosted a unique tournament in the school's main gymnasium. That day, the Denmark Archery Team partnered with the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) to host a competition at the school showcasing young talent from across the area and beyond.

"Post Prom Party" planned for this spring

With spring just around the corner, members of the Denmark High School Class of 2025 are hard at work planning the annual Junior Prom set for April 20 at DHS. This year, along with the Prom dance itself, the junior class is also organizing a fun and safe "Post Prom Party" for all students attending. 

Sugarbush Trail Tramps celebrate 50 years

 On Sunday, February 18, the Sugarbush Trail Tramps held a massive celebration 50 years in the making. That day, the snowmobile club hosted their annual season finale celebration at CZ's Bushville Lanes.

Village of Denmark February Meeting

On Monday, February 12, the Denmark Village Board convened their monthly meeting at Village Hall. Major topics of discussion this month included parking at the entrance to Daybreak Estates and the upcoming repainting of the village water tower.

Cooperstown February Meeting

Last Tuesday night, the Town of Cooperstown held their monthly board meeting at their Town Hall in Rosecrans. Following the call to order by Chairman Dave Blakeslee, the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call showing all members in attendance, the board unanimously approved the previous meeting's minutes as well as the night's agenda before hearing the monthly reports.

February School Board Meeting

On Monday, February 12, the Denmark School Board held their monthly meeting in the Media Center in Denmark High School.

Maribel February Meeting

On Monday, February 13, the Village of Maribel held their monthly meeting at their Community Center in the village park. Following the call to order, the Pledge of Allegiance and the roll call that showed two of the board's three members in attendance, the board unanimously approved all items on the night's consent agenda before proceeding with comments from the public.

Gina Wagner receives Golden Apple

Last week, it was announced that a Denmark Middle School teacher would receive a great honor in recognition of her years of dedication to students and their education. On Thursday, DMS Spanish Teacher Gina Wagner found out she would be one of eight educators in the greater Green Bay area to receive this year's Golden Apple Award recognizing teachers that go above and beyond.

Meeting of the prides

Last Thursday, the hall at Suster's in Denmark was host to an annual gathering of two local organizations dedicated to serving the community. That night, the Denmark and Maribel Lions came together for an evening of food, fun and camaraderie aimed at bringing the two clubs closer together. 

Denmark shines at Brown County Taste of Wisconsin

Last week, the Denmark community shone bright on the culinary stage as two local businesses were recognized for their hard work and dedication to their craft at this year's "Brown County Taste of Wisconsin". For the second year in a row, both Ampersand Cake Co. and Duck Creek Vineyard and Winery walked away with first place wins in their respective categories at the annual showdown of tasty talent from across the county.

FFA Purse Bingo

On Saturday night, Gatherings 43 in Denmark was packed wall-to-wall for an evening of a classic game with unique prizes for a great cause.

The Abe Lincoln - New Denmark connection

With Presidents’ Day coming this Monday, The Denmark News thought it would be appropriate to highlight a little known connection between our community and one of the nation’s greatest presidents. To do this, we partnered with Mike Albers of the Denmark Historical Society to learn more about Knud Olsen and his relationship with both New Denmark and President Abraham Lincoln.

Cottontail Classic 2024

Last Saturday, hunters from across the area and beyond descended on the small community of Maribel for an annual sportsman competition with decades of history behind it. That day, the Maribel Sportsman's Club hosted their 35th annual "Cottontail Classic" at their clubhouse and surrounding woods on Highway 147. The event featured raffles, food and, of course, lots of good old fashioned hunting.

Friday Fish Frys

Of all the traditions that are associated with the state of Wisconsin, none may be more ubiquitous, or more delicious, than the weekly Friday Fish Fry. Every week, thousands of Wisconsinites gather in establishments across the state to feast on the traditional fare as well as enjoy each other's company. While the Friday Night Fish tradition is observed by many throughout the year, it gains even more popularity during the Lenten season leading up to Easter.

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