Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly News.

Some warmer, drier weather means most farmers in the area are busy in the fields getting the ground worked up and crops planted.

Joint services at 9:30 a.m. on May 19 at Kongsvinger followed by graduation reception in the parish hall. Joint services on May 26 at St. John's followed by coffee hour.

We have two high school graduates and one higher education graduate from Kongsvinger this year. I will have my annual graduation recognition issue sometime in the next few weeks, so please let me know if you have any graduates.

No bookmobile on May 27.

The Donnelly Fire Department meets at 7 p.m. May 20 at the fire hall.

The rescheduled Donnelly Community Club meeting is at the community hall at 7 p.m. May 20.

Herman Red Hats will meet at 9 a.m. June 3 at Anderson Acres Nursery in Alberta, followed by lunch in Morris. Bring a planter to fill or get one there.

Audrey Ruplinger of Alexandria passed away on May 13. Local survivors include her granddaughter former Donnelly area resident Amy Searle and her family.