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Making up the majority of the existing congregation of Norway Lutheran Church are Lorna and Myron Nysveen, foreground, and Duane and Shirley Nysveen. The church, between Hillsboro and Mayville, N.D., will marks its closing June 16 with a special service. Dave Wallis | Forum Communications

Country churches hurt as rural areas lose people

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HILLSBORO, N.D. - Myron and Lorna Nysveen celebrate their 55th anniversary on June 16, but what should be a joyous day will be bittersweet for the Hillsboro couple.

June 16 also marks the official closing of Norway Lutheran Church, where the couple were married and until recently, worshipped.

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