Thursday, November 16, 2017

donnelly news

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news. Please note that due to the thanksgiving holiday I have an early deadline next week.
Weather news after a cold end to the week, the weekend and this week has brought some nice temps. Most corn is picked; fall field work is done, although some farmers have a few more days of work to finish up for the year
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: Kongsvinger fall festival is on November 19th starting at 11 a.m. on the menu is grilled pork chops, salads plus there will be a bake sale featuring Norwegian goodies (i.e. lefsa) and a raffle.
Thanksgiving eve worship will be held on November 22, at 7:00 p.m. at Kongsvinger. Cash offering and designated checks will be given to the Stevens County Food Shelf. There will be a time of fellowship and a light lunch served following the service. Everyone is welcome to attend.
St. John’s and Kongsvinger will be providing Hat and Mitten trees – for Toys for Tots and scarves, hats and mittens, for those in need, during the last week in November and the first two weeks of December. Be watching for more information coming soon.
November is also food shelf month in the parish
ST. John's, is sponsoring a "where's the beef dinner?" raffle. Drawing will be held December 3rd at 10:30 a.m. at St. John's Church
KONGSVINGER POINSETTIA GARDEN - We are changing things up a bit for our Memorial Garden this year. We will have our Garden displayed throughout the Advent season. There is a signup sheet in the narthex for you to order your poinsettia and add your memorial information. The cost will be $12.50 per plant-payable to Kongsvinger KLCW. Deadline to order is Sunday, November 26. You are welcome to take your plant home after the Christmas season.
ST. JOHN’S POINSETTIA GARDEN - We are changing things up a bit for our Memorial Garden this year. We will have our white poinsettias displayed for the first Sunday of Advent and all of our poinsettias displayed throughout the rest of the Advent season. There is a signup sheet in the narthex for you to order your poinsettia and add your memorial information. The cost will be $12.50 per plant. Deadline to order is Sunday, November 26. You are welcome to take your plant home after the Christmas season.
ADVENT WREATH READERS/LIGHTERS: We are looking for families/couples/individuals from both congregations willing to read a short prayer and light the Advent Wreath one Sunday during Advent. Dates are December 3, 10, 17, and 24. Please contact the Parish Office if you are willing to help us out@ 320-246-3211
On November 26th advent decorating will take place at Kongsvinger following services and at St. John’s following services and a potluck dinner afterwards
Gslc news: annual meeting following services on November 19th followed by a dinner, Thanksgiving Eve services on November 22nd at 7 p.m., advent services start November 29th at 7 p.m.
Other church news: Most churches in the area will have a thanksgiving eve service on November 22nd (Federated November 21st)
Trinity Lutheran in Cyrus is having our annual Fall Mission Fest on Sunday, November 19th starting at 11:30a.m.
Community news: Donnelly fire department meets on November 20th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall
Tip night at pizza ranch-Morris on November 20th to benefit the Salvation Army from 5-7 p.m.
Herman red hats Christmas party December 4 at 9 a.m. at AJ'S in Herman
“Two little eyes, one little nose, ten little fingers, ten little toes...Boy or Girl? Nobody knows!” Please join us for an open house Baby Shower for Baby Kampmeier, child of Mac and Sydney (Beyer) Kampmeier on November 19 from 1:00-3:00 at the Morris Senior Center. Baby K is registered at Target. Everyone is welcome. Parents are Joe and Jamie Beyer; grandparents are Carol and the late Sid Wilcox of Morris. Sid was a former Donnelly resident
Open house baby shower for baby Livengood! Dec. 2nd 9 a.m. -12 p.m. faith Lutheran Morris Kody and Alisha (Roske) Livengood are the expectant parents. Her parents are Russell Roske of Donnelly and Holly riley. She is a former Donnelly area resident
Death notice: Dustin Backman of Donnelly passed away on November 8th survivors include his parents Brad and Jonna Backman of Donnelly and their family, his grandmother Liz Aschman of Morris
Mark Koepke & I had dinner together on Nov 14th at don’s cafĂ©

Past wk. dress for success exhibit at museum, umm choir concert at 1st Lutheran, adult Ed and bible study at Gs (w Eystad’s), Backman visitation at funeral home


Thursday, November 9, 2017

donnelly news

Nov 11th-17th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: after a cold weekend with some snow, the weather has been fairly decent this week, farmers are busy picking corn
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: Kongsvinger fall festival is on November 19th starting at 11 a.m., in preparation for it the following work days have been scheduled: Lefse Days will be today (Saturday) beginning at 9:00 a.m. and on November 15, beginning at 4 p.m.
Thanksgiving eve worship will be held on November 22, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at the Kongsvinger Church. Cash offering and designated checks will be given to the Stevens County Food Shelf. There will be a time of fellowship and a light lunch served following the service. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Gslc news: annual meeting following services on November 19th followed by a dinner, Thanksgiving Eve services on November 22nd at 7 p.m., advent services start November 29th at 7 p.m. Operation Christmas Child boxes are due back on November 12th
Other church news: Most churches in the area will have a thanksgiving eve service on November 22nd (Federated November 21st)

Community news: On November 13 the bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m.
Donnelly fire department meets on November 13th and 20th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall their annual turkey bingo is on November 17th at 7 p.m. at the community hall
“Two little eyes, one little nose, ten little fingers, ten little toes...Boy or Girl? Nobody knows!” Please join us for an open house Baby Shower for Baby Kampmeier, child of Mac and Sydney (Beyer) Kampmeier on Sunday, November 19 from 1:00-3:00 at the Morris Senior Center. Baby K is registered at Target. Everyone is welcome.
Parents are Joe & Jamie Beyer grandparents are Carol & the late Sid Wilcock of Morris. Sid was a former Donnelly resident
An open house meet and greet baby shower for Tysen Johnston, son of Justin and Brandi (Sperr) Johnston, will be held November 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Morris. Everyone is welcome, as this is for the whole family. Justin’s parents are Lee and Judy Johnston; her parents are Duane and Lori Speer; grandparents Paul and Betty Speer all of Donnelly. He was born in July
Open house baby shower for baby Livengood! Dec. 2nd 9am -12 pm faith Lutheran Morris Kody and Alisha (Roske) Livengood are the expectant parents. Her parents are Russell Roske of Donnelly and Holly riley. She is a former Donnelly area resident
New address Pearl A. Anderson 1000 court Dr. apt 110 Morris mn 56267 (Skyview Court)
Savannah Aanerud bronze rating extraneous speaking leadership development event at the National FFA convention
Islande Speer was a member of Tiger VB team that finished runner up in the section 3AA VB tournament
Death notice: June Rathke of Barrett passed away on November. 5th survivors include her son Warren (Deloris (Henrichs) of Morris and their family, Deloris is a former Donnelly area resident

Past wk. Luther movie at St. John’s –Donnelly and meatball supper at Faith (sick most of the wk. not out much)
Be sure to visit my blog donnellyminn.blogspot.com for the full edition of the column


Thursday, November 2, 2017

donnelly news

Nov 4th-10th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: well some snow and colder weather during the last week is a reminder that winter is on its way, although we had a nice wkend for various activities
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: The Martin Luther movie "Rick Steves' Luther and the Reformation", will be show on November 5th at 6 p.m. at St. John’s (6:30 if you saw part of it during services recently)
Laura Lehman, Density Pollard, Kylie Mau were confirmed at Kongsvinger on October 29th.
Kongsvinger fall festival on November 19th starting at 11 a.m., in preparation for it the following work days have been scheduled: Norwegian Sweets Day will be November 8, beginning at 4:00 p.m. Lefse Days will be Saturday, November 11, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and Wednesday, November 15, beginning at 4 p.m.
thanksgiving eve worship will be held on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at the Kongsvinger Church. Cash offering and designated checks will be given to the Stevens County Food Shelf. There will be a time of fellowship and a light lunch served following the service. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Gslc news: annual meeting following services on November 19th followed by a dinner thanksgiving eve services on November 22nd at 7 p.m., advent services start November 29th at 7 p.m.
Other church news: there will be a Meatball supper at Faith-Morris on November 8th from 4:30- 7 p.m.

Burgers Beverages and Blessings has ended for the year, it will resume early next year
Most churches in the area will have a thanksgiving eve service on November 22nd (federated November 21st)

Community news: On November 13 the bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m.

Events today (Saturday): There will be an open house baby shower for parents to be Brain and Laura Ennen today Sat at the Pomme de Terre golf club house (South HY. 9) Morris from 9-11 a.m. Brian is a former Donnelly area resident
Rendsville 4-h meets at 7 p.m. on November 6th at St. John's
Donnelly fire department meets on November 13th and 20th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall
Dfd annual bingo November 17th at 7 p.m. at hall
“Two little eyes, one little nose, ten little fingers, ten little toes...Boy or Girl? Nobody knows!” Please join us for an open house Baby Shower for Baby Kampmeier, child of Mac and Sydney (Beyer) Kampmeier on Sunday, November 19 from 1:00-3:00 at the Morris Senior Center. Baby K is registered at Target. Everyone is welcome.
 An open house meet and greet baby shower for Tysen Johnston, son of Justin and Brandi (Sperr) Johnston, will be held Sunday, November 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Morris. Everyone is welcome, as this is for the whole family. Justin’s parents are Lee and Judy Johnston; her parents are Duane and Lori Speer; grandparents Paul and Betty Speer all of Donnelly. He was born in July
Hunter John Arnold was born October 6, 2017, at Stevens Community Medical Center to Gabe and Lana Arnold of Donnelly,
New address Pearl A. Anderson 1000 court Dr. apt 110 Morris mn 56267 (Skyview Court)
No death notices


Past wk. community Halloween part Donnelly, fall fun day at Neimackl lake park, lrta annual mtg Dalton, adult ed and bible study with Eystads, reformation event at Lwlc –Alex, visit to Erickson petting zoo, visit to my aunt Pear in her new apt at Skyview court, dinner with Mark Koepke at Old #1, naps at sr. center and reformation program at Gs with Eystad’s, lutefisk supper at 1st Lutheran-Morris

Thursday, October 26, 2017

donnelly news

Oct 28th-Nov 3rd
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: well it appears our nice fall is coming to a close the past several days have been windy and cold, we had some rain on Saturday and as I am writing this they predicting some snow this week. Farmers are busy picking corn and doing fall fieldwork
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: Confirmation services will be held during joint services on October 29th at 10 a.m. at Kongsvinger, no S.S. and reception by Thrivent chapter afterwards

Gslc news: Fall VBS is on Wednesday afternoons from 3:45-5 p.m., though November 1st
A 3 part adult Ed on Martin Luther continues through October after coffee fellowship
A celebration of 500th anniversary of the reformation will be held on November 1st at the church starting with food and fellowship at 6 p.m. followed by a program at 7 p.m.
Other church news: Reformation Celebration  on October 29th at 2:00 p.m. at first-Morris Come and celebration the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation with songs and readings that will illuminated and celebrate this historical event in our Lutheran heritage.      
There will be a Scandinavian heritage dinner at 1st- Morris on November 1st from 3:30-7 p.m. and a Meatball supper at Faith-Morris on November 8th from 4:30- 7 p.m.
St. Mary’s Catholic Church Chokio, Fall Bazar is October 28 starting at 9 a.m. with a Bake Sale, Lunch Crafts, and Raffle.
Federated Church’s 4th Annual, Trunk or Treat, a Safe alternative to Halloween, will be held on October 31st from 5-7 p.m.

Burgers Beverages and Blessings has ended for the year, it will resume early next year

Community news: On November 13 the bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m.
The Stevens county genealogical society meeting is November 2nd at 1:30 p.m. at the library in Morris

Events today (Saturday): The annual Donnelly community Halloween party will be held starting at 1 p.m. at the community hall, The city council will meet at 4 p.m. at the Donnelly city hall ,and there will be benefit for Richard Johnson of Donnelly at the old # 1 Southside from 4:30-7:30 p.m., he was injured in a atv accident last summer.
There will be an open house baby shower for parents to be Brain and Laura Ennen on November 4th at the Pomme de Terre golf club house (South HY. 9) Morris from 9-11 a.m.
Rendsville 4-h meets at 7 p.m. on November 6th at St. John's
“Two little eyes, one little nose, ten little fingers, ten little toes...Boy or Girl? Nobody knows!” Please join us for an open house Baby Shower for Baby Kampmeier, child of Mac and Sydney (Beyer) Kampmeier on Sunday, November 19 from 1:00-3:00 at the Morris Senior Center. Baby K is registered at Target. Everyone is welcome.
Hunter John Arnold was born October 6, 2017, at Stevens Community Medical Center to Gabe and Lana Arnold of Donnelly,
No death notices


Past wk. visit to my aunt Pearl in her apt at sunrise apts, customer appreciation breakfast at Willie’s sv in Morris, presentation on operation Christmas child at hotel 200, scpc annual mtg in Albany, pumpkin days at rockin c ranch, visit to Delano Meyers at their home, open house at fed tel, fall in to health at MAES "Martin Luther” visit at Faith- Morris, Bible study at Gs (w/Eystad’s) BBB at met lounge (last one of the yr.)

Thursday, October 12, 2017

donnelly news

Oct 14th-20th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: after several weeks of on & off again rain it has stopped at least for the time being and we have had several days of sunshine. We had frost on Monday evening. I understand farmers are busy making up for lost time in the fields.
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: St John’s fall festival is today (Saturday) from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the church, food, BBQs, scalloped potatoes, chicken dumpling soup and pie) white elephant, bake, card sale etc.
Services are being broadcast on the radio on October 15th at 11 a.m. in memory of Stan Koehntop
Third graders will receive their bibles during services at Kongsvinger on October. 15th
There will be Affirmation of faith statements by the Confirmands on October 25th at 7 p.m. at Kongsvinger. Confirmation services will be held during joint services on October 29th at 10 a.m. at Kongsvinger

Gslc news: Fall VBS is on Wednesday afternoons from 3:45-5 p.m. (except on the 18th) though November 1st
A 3 part adult Ed on Martian Luther continues through October after coffee fellowship
A celebration of 500th anniversary of the reformation will be held on November 1st at 7 p.m. at the church
Other church news: Glacial Ridge Women of the ELCA Fall Gathering at Faith Lutheran Church, Morris Tuesday, October 24th, Registration begins at 4:30p.m.
Registration fee is $8.00 Light supper at 5:00 p.m.; followed by the meeting—in the Fellowship Hall Program in the Sanctuary at 7:00p.m. The program is Martin Luther as portrayed by Rev. Larry Strenge. This is the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, Ephesians 2:8 “For it is by God’s grace that you have been saved through Faith.”
In-kind offering gifts go to the Stevens County Food Shelf (canned food goods, toiletry items and cash donations)
Also today (Saturday) Our Savior's Lutheran church, Chokio, fall bake sale, silent auction, and raffle will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coffee and goodies served all morning. A soup and sandwich lunch will be served and at Zion Lutheran church, Morris, a fall bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coffee and homemade baked goods in the morning; Soup and BBQs at noon. Bake sale, produce, plants, crafts, white elephants, and silent auction items.
Reformation Celebration  on October 29th at 2:00pm at first-Morris Come and celebration the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation with songs and readings that will illuminated and celebrate this historical event in our Lutheran heritage.       
Herman UMC Ham Dinner is October 15th from 11am – 1pm.; Adults $10.00 and Children 5-10 $5.00. Full Ham Dinner with Homemade Pies!  Also, there will be a theme basket Silent Auction.
~Missionary Mozart Adevu to Speak at Federated Church October 22nd at 7pm.  Mozart is returning to tell us about his position as the Africa regional coordinator for the Sustainable Agriculture and Development Program for UMCOR, and what has happened in the past 2 years since his last visit!  A Small Reception to follow, a freewill offering will be taken to support his ministry.
The Youth group will be hosting a breakfast to benefit the hurricane victims on October 15th, after the 9 am mass at assumption-Morris
Community news: On October 23rd the bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m.
The firemen will meet on October 16th at 7 pm at the fire hall
Alexandra's miracle mission’s 2nd annual 5/2 K run/walk today (Saturday) starting at 8 a.m. at Pomme de Park’s main shelter near Morris
Donnelly youth club will meet on October. 18th at 4 p.m. at St. John’s

Death notices: Mary and Harvey Flaten of Hancock passed away on September. 14th and October 6th survivors include their nephew Walt (Kathi) biesterfeld and family of Donnelly
Chad Hildebrand of Herman passed away on Oct. 9th survivors include his cousin Dave Hildebrand of Herman formerly of donnelly
Donnelly community club had our final meeting of the year on October 9th as we discussed the past year and looked ahead to next year it was announced that the community Halloween party will be held on October. 28th starting at 1 p.m., time and date for Santa days will be announced later
Rockin c ranch rural Donnelly will have pumpkin days on October 21st and 22nd from noon to 5 pm both days tickets available at the gate
Tiger cc Benson meet boys 4th girls 3rd Isabel Fymboh 27th Micah aanenurd 32nd
Former Donnelly resident Dani Lesmeister received two awards at the leading age annual meeting in Brainerd recently for her work with St. Francis Health services of Morris: one of the 50 for the next 50 and was also given the 2017 spirit of advocacy award
Islande Speer is a member of the Tiger VB team that finished 3rd in the mn showcase tournament in Burnsville recently and 2nd in the Alex tourney on Saturday.

Past wk. st co gen soc. mtg at the museum, visit to my aunt pearl, tiger homecoming parade and game, dean Olson visitation and funeral at gslc (w/Eystad’s); Steve Larson double darts tournament at place to be in Donnelly, helped celebrate Jim Eystad’s birthday during coffee fellowship at gslc, someplace pancake breakfast at Old#1 Southside, respect life banquet at Morris e free church. Donnelly community club mtg at community hall-Donnelly, BBB met lounge Morris

Thursday, October 5, 2017

donnelly news

Oct 7th -13th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news it has rained off and on most of the past week, see some beans are starting to be harvested, although farmers cannot do much due to the rain. We did not get too much rain here in Morris but not too far west Alberta, Chokio etc. it is very wet.
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: confirmation services will be held during joint services on October 29th at 10 a.m. at Kongsvinger
St John’s fall festival is October 14th from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the church, food, white elephant sale, bake, card sale etc.
Gslc news: Fall VBS is on Wednesday afternoons from 3:45-5 p.m. (except on the 18th) though November 1st
A 3 part adult Ed on Martian Luther starts on October 8th after coffee fellowship
Hurricane disaster fundraiser breakfast raised $1260
Other church news: Glacial Ridge Women of the ELCA Fall Gathering at Faith Lutheran Church, Morris Tuesday, October 24th, Registration begins at 4:30p.m.
Registration fee is $8.00 Light supper at 5:00 p.m.; followed by the meeting—in the Fellowship Hall Program in the Sanctuary at 7:00p.m. The program is Martin Luther as portrayed by Rev. Larry Strenge. This is the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, Ephesians 2:8 “For it is by God’s grace that you have been saved through Faith.”
In-kind offering gifts go to the Stevens County Food Shelf (canned food goods, toiletry items and cash donations)

              
Community news: On October. 9th the bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m.
City council meeting today (Saturday) at 4 p.m. at city hall
Donnelly community club will meet on October 9th at 7 p.m. at the community hall
2nd annual Steve Larson double darts tournament will be held today (Saturday) at The Place to Be in Donnelly starting with registration at 10:30 a.m., continuing with a hog roast and other activities throughout the Day. More info call the bar at 246-3221
Alexandra's miracle mission’s 2nd annual 5/2 K run/walk October 14th starting at 8 a.m. at Pomme de Park’s main shelter near Morris

On October 8th the Someplace Safe pancake fundraiser will be held at Old #1 Southside from 9 a.m.-12:30p.m. Tickets available at the door and the Options for Women Respect Life banquet will be held starting at 4:30 p.m. at Morris Evangelical Free Church. Tickets available at Options for Women in Morris
Alex Winther was born on September 10th to Ryan and Jill Winther of Herman. Grandparents are Paul and Nancy Thompson of Herman and Bob Winther of Herman. Great-grandparents are Glen and Gertie Werk of Donnelly
Bristol Elizabeth Welch was born September 21, 2017, at Stevens Community Medical Center to Mikaela Henrichs of Morris, MN and Michael Welch of Morgan, MN. Bristol weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and was 21 1/2 in. long. Grandparents are Larry and Mary Friesen of Donnelly, MN, Brian Henrichs of Donnelly, MN and Bob and Teresa Welch of Morgan, MN. Great-grandparents are Don and Shirley Grossman of Morris, MN, and Judy Friesen of Barnesville, MN.
Death notices: Steve Gibbs for Moorhead passed away on September 23rd local survivors include his grandparents; Dennis and Jan (Anderson) Melchert of Alex. Jan is a former Donnelly resident
Wayne David Rathke passed away September 28th; local survivors include his brother Warren (Deloris) Rathke of Morris & their family. Deloris is a former Donnelly area resident

Past week visit to my aunt Pearl, Genevieve Hansen visitation –funeral home homecoming concert at hfa-umm cougar homecoming fb game -big cat stadium, visit to Ruth Stand and Rosie Hanson in Alex, bible study at GS with Eystad’s, Naps with Eystad’s at sr. center

Thursday, September 28, 2017

donnelly news

September 30th-October 6th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news it has rained off and on most of the past week, see some beans are starting to be harvested
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: On October First the Morris area community church choir will sing at a combined parish 11 A.M. service at St. John's in Donnelly. The choir is composed of singers from at least six area parishes.

Gslc news: Gs members are asked to wear their Freddy’s force to church on October 1st to celebrate the end of chemo treatments for Freddy
Other church news: Faith Lutheran will have an outreach breakfast on October 1st during fellowship hour to raise support for the missionary they support in Africa

              
Community news: On October. 9th the bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m.
City council meeting on October 7th at 4 p.m. at city hall
Donnelly community club will meet on October 9th at 7 p.m. at the community hall
2nd annual Steve Larson double darts tournament will be held on October 7th at The Place To Be in Donnelly starting with registration at 10:30 a.m., continuing with a hog roast and other activities throughout the Day. More info call the bar at 246-3221
Open House Baby Shower for Baby Beyer, son of Mac and Xochil, will be held today (Saturday) from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church. They are registered at Target. All are welcome and invited to attend.
 Alexandra's miracle mission’s 2nd annual 5/2 K run/walk October 14th starting at 8 a.m. at Pomme de Park’s main shelter
Herman Red Hats meet at 9 a.m. on October 2nd at AJ’s in Herman
On October 8th the Someplace Safe pancake fundraiser will be held at Old #1 Southside from 9 a.m.-12:30p.m. Tickets available at the door and the Options for Women Respect Life banquet will be held starting at 4:30 pm at Morris Evangelical Free Church. Tickets available at Options for Women in Morris
Alex Winther was born on September 10th to Ryan and Jill Winther of Herman. Grandparents are Paul and Nancy Thompson of Herman and Bob Winther of Herman. Great-grandparents are Glen and Gertie Werk of Donnelly
Death notices: Steve Gibbs for Moorhead passed away on September 23rd local survivors include his grandparents; Dennis and Jan (Anderson) of Alex. He was my third cousin
Former Donnelly area resident Rev. Arnold Jergenson of Silverdale Washington passed away on September 24th
Former Donnelly resident Marge Trost Speer passed away on September 19th. Local survivors include her daughter Becky (Chuck) Hennen of Morris and their family. No funeral service
The Threshing Bee royalty were part of the Lake Region Threshermen’s Association parades (regular and machinery) in Dalton and Applefest in Appleton recently
Cross county Ortonville met boys and girls 1st girls Isabel Fynbol 8th boys Micah Aanerud 25th Millica mega meet Isabel Fynbol (8th grade )56th,  Micah Aanerud 438 (JV)


Past week visit to my aunt Pearl, RUSC fall festival, watched Tyran Paul memorial bike ride take off at eastside park-Morris, birthday party for Margret Kramer at UM church in Herman, meet and greet for Dave Hughes for congress at legion Morris, bible study at Gs (w/Eystad’s),BBB at met lounge