Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly News. This column marks the start of my 12th year of doing this. Manga Takk to all my loyal readers out there

There will be joint services at 9:30 a.m. on April 14 at St. John's with the Sunday School kids singing followed by coffee hour and Sunday School. Services will be at 9 a.m. on April 21 at Kongsvinger and 10:30 a.m. at St. John's, no Sunday School today. The complete holy week schedule is in the April newsletter.

Community Good Friday services at Assumption Catholic Church in Morris at 7 p.m.

The Donnelly Fire Department will meet at 7 p.m. April 15 at the fire hall.

The Donnelly youth club meets at 4 p.m. on April 17 at St. John's.

Rachel Bumgardner of Hutchinson passed away on April 4. Local survivors include her father and stepmother Cal and Jan Bumgardner of Morris. Jan is a former Donnelly area resident.

Virginia Long of Morris, formerly of the Herman/Donnelly area, passed away on April 10.

Donnelly Community Club had its first meeting of the year on April 8. Overall the club had a good year. The club sold about a thousand buttons last year. The next meeting is May 13. This year's show is Aug. 24-25th and the feature is gas engines.