Welcome rains and mild weather during the past week have given area crops a good boost towards the finish line.
In parish news from St. John's/Kongsvinger: The parish will be leading services under the big top tent on the Threshing Bee grounds on Aug. 29 with Tom and Pearl Horning providing the music. There will be no services at either church that day. There will be joint services at Kongsvinger at 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 4.
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