Thursday, April 28, 2016

donnelly news

April 30th-May 6th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news well several days of mild weather last week enable farmers to get in the fields and get some field work done and crops planted but this week has been cool and rainy.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: Randy Wayne Erdahl, son of Aaron and Kayla Erdahl, was baptized at Kongsvinger on April 17th.
Anyone with a graduate in the family this year is asked to let the parish office know ASAP
Good shepherd Lutheran church news: cleanup day at the church on May 7th starting at 8 a.m.
Apr 23rd Jerry and Wanda Cin, Pr. Mike Hanson and I were among those who attended the LCMC Augustana dist. convention at living word Lutheran church Marshall.
Other church news Salad Luncheon today (Saturday) starting at 10:00 a.m. at West Zion Lutheran Church, Hancock
There will be a Salad luncheon at Our Saviors -Chokio on May 5th, supper at 6:30 p.m.; speaker at 7:45 p.m.
Faith Lutheran-Morris annual spring rummage and bake sale May 4th 4-7 p.m. no fall sale this year
There will be a National day of prayer service at the Morris evangelical Free Church May 5th at 7 p.m.
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on May 9th from 3:45-4 p.m.
The rendsville 4-h and city council will met on May 2nd at 7 p.m. at St. John’s and city hall
The Donnelly community club will meet on May 9th at 7 p.m. at the Donnelly hall
The Donnelly fire dept. will meet on May 9th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall
The Stevens co genealogical society will meet on May 5th at 1:30 p.m. at the library-Morris

Stevens’ county rep party executive cmte scheduled for April25th has been ppd to May 2nd time and place TBA
Wags, whiskers, and wine sponsored by the Stevens community humane society is today (Sat) beginning with social hr. at 6 p.m. at old # 1 Southside tickets available at the door
Open house 90th birthday party for George Pedersen May 1st 2-5 p.m. sr. center- Morris
The Seventh District Republican convention will be held today (Saturday) at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria starting at 9 a.m.
The dist. 12 dfl convention will held on May 12th time and place to be announced
Anyone interested in participating in a city wide garage sale on May 13-14th contact Lori Speer 246-3496 or Lori Mau 246-3265
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There will be an open house bridal shower for Nicole Gillespie bride to be of Alex Erickson at Our Saviors in Chokio from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. today (Saturday)They are registered at Target, Herbergers and Lewis Family Drug in Graceville. Recipe cards preferred.
You are invited to a bridal shower honoring Natalie Johnston, bride to be of Dustin Compart, on Saturday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Federated Church. The couple is registered at Kohl's, Herberger's, Target and B Inspired (Morris)
Celebrations Brooke Gillespie was a member of the tiger girl’s sb team that took 3rd; Brady Jergenson was a member of the tiger baseball team that took 2nd in their tourneys over the weekend
The tiger girls track team finished 2nd in the Benson/ kms 3rd meet 3rd in pelican rapids meet the boys 2nd & 7th respectively I will have individual results in a later column.
Crystal Lanes won the lucky strike league championship (bowling) members of that team were Brenda Graff and Megan Mecklenburg ;willies sv won the Hilo leagues team members included penny melberg and Nancy Henrichs
Adam Uphoff was part of MAHS knowledge bowl team that took 3RD in the state

Death notice Harvey Reynolds of Alexandria passed away on April 25th he attended school in Donnelly and was part of our threshing bee family for many years bringing his homemade bike with him.
Thanks to Bob Burner for this: On March 31st the Donnelly Co-op held its 96th annual meeting for the year 2015. The meeting began with a dinner served by the ladies of St. John’s Lutheran church. Carol Boiland from Hennen and Associates read the audit report. Sales dollar were down but all quantities were up resulting in net earnings of about $500,000, second best year in the co-ops history. Stock retirements for 2015 amounted to 127,000 and 35% patronage checks for year were $175,000 .Harlan Staples the co-ops new Agronomy Manager was introduced. A big “Thank You” was given to the board of directors and all employees who have made possible a very strong balance sheet, no long term debt, an increase in Working Capital, new reliable equipment, equity revolvement at age 70, and 35% patronage paid each year. A thank you was given to Mark Lampert who retired after 9 years of service to the board; Brad Giese was elected to replace Mark as director, Jerry Werk was reelected to the board. Dave Johnsrud a CHS director from Starbuck gave a very informative presentation on the current growth of CHS and the changes that are taking place. He explained the new equity program and talked about the Article and By Law changes being proposed by the Cenex Harvest States Board of Directors.
Past week visitation for ralph Speer at St. Paul’s, Mich Kendall archery shoot at Neimackl Lake Park














Thursday, April 21, 2016

donnelly news

Apr.23rd-29th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news after several weeks of cold it finally warmed up last week, this week has been cool and rainy, did see a few farmers out in the field last week but so far no widespread field work
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: Randy Wayne Erdahl, son of Aaron and Kayla Erdahl, was baptized at Kongsvinger on Apr. 17th.
Anyone with a graduate in the family this year is asked to let the parish office know ASAP
Gslc news: you are invited to a Women’s Bible Study at, 9 a.m., today (Sat.), at Good Shepherd. Constance Sorenson will present a Bible study based on Proverbs 22:6: “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." More info or reservations call the church office at 585-6868
Other church news: The Augustana dist. convention (lcmc) will be held today (Sat.) at Living Word Lutheran church in Marshall Mn beginning with registration at 8 a.m. and services at 9 a.m.
Orator, author, and artist Eric Samuel Timm will be at the Federated church-Morris   Apr.28th at 7p.m.
The annual ABC sale will held on Apr. 28th.from 3-6 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Morris  
Salad Luncheon on, April 30th starting at 10:00 a.m. at West Zion Lutheran Church, Hancock
Worship Leader / Song Writer Ryan Kondo with IHOP-KC, is going to be sharing a night of worship at Morris community church tonight (sat.) starting at 7 p.m. Ryan is a full time missionary and in the process of raising support. All are welcome to attend!

Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on April 25th from 3:45-4 p.m.
There will be a benefit for Alyssa (Uphoff) Gau at Olivet Lutheran Church in Fargo on Friday, April 29th from 2:00-6:00. Alyssa is currently undergoing radiation and chemotherapy. The benefit is to help with medical expenses. If you would like to donate, please send donations to: Karen Uphoff, PO Box 13, Donnelly, MN 56235. She is Gary and Karen’s granddaughter
Grant County Historical Society's annual meeting is today (Sat.) at 2 p.m. at the community building in Elbow Lake. Our program is on the Boerner Family Cemetery. Guest speaker former Donnelly area resident Scott Boerner will tell of the process and progress of restoring the cemetery after it had been destroyed by a neighboring farmer. Everyone is welcome.
Stevens’ county rep party executive cmte scheduled for Apr.25th has been ppd to May 2nd
The 7th dist. rep convention will be held on Apr. 29th and 30th at the Broadway ballroom in Alex mn. Fri. eve banquet starts at 6 p.m. Sat events start at 9 a.m.
Wags, whiskers, and wine sponsored by the Stevens community humane society is today (Sat) beginning with social hr. at 6 p.m. at old # 1 Southside tickets available at the door

Ladies ducks unlimited Apr. 27th old # 1 Southside beginning at 5 p.m. supper at 6 p.m. more info call Judy Johnston (320) 287 – 1431 or Muriel cardwell
7th annual Mitch Kleindl memorial archery shoot Apr. 23 and 24th at Niemackl Lake park which is about half ways between Herman and Donnelly
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There will be an open house bridal shower for Nicole Gillespie bride to be of Alex Erickson at Our Saviors in Chokio from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30. They are registered at Target, Herbergers and Lewis Family Drug in Graceville. Recipe cards preferred.
Celebrations: MAES students of the month included carter fults (6th grade)
Adam Uphoff was part of MAHS knowledge bowl team that took 3RD in the state
Death notice former Donnelly area resident Ralph Speer passed away on Apr. 19th
His funeral is today (Sat) at 2:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran church Morris

Past wk. pioneer tr. show Alex, visit with Rosie Hanson at bethel manor Alex, spring fling st j-Donnelly, services with pr mike nelson at west central homes with a visit to my aunt pearl afterwards, bbb at old #1














Thursday, April 14, 2016

donnelly news

Apr. 16th-22nd
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather the past week has felt more like late fall than spring, thankfully by the time you read this it is supposed to warm up. No sign of any field work yet that I have seen.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: Kongsvinger Krusaders is recruiting team members for the Stevens county relay for life; they will have an organizing meeting after church on April 17th. Also if you purchase tickets for the April 30th twins game a portion of the proceeds will go to the Krusaders. Contact the parish office for more info about either event
St John’s spring fling is today (sat.) at the church from 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. rummage, bake, card sale plus food to eat.
Youth club on Apr. 20th 4-6 p.m. at St. John’s
Anyone with a graduate in the family this year is asked to let the parish office know ASAP
Gslc news you are invited to a Women’s Bible Study at, 9 a.m., April 23, at Good Shepherd. Constance Sorenson will present a Bible study based on Proverbs 22:6: “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." More info or reservations call the church office at 585-6868
.
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on April 25th from 3:45-4 p.m.
The Donnelly fire dept. will meet on Apr. 18th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall.
There will be a benefit for Alyssa (Uphoff) Gau at Olivet Lutheran Church in Fargo on Friday, April 29th from 2:00-6:00. Alyssa is currently undergoing radiation and chemotherapy. The benefit is to help with medical expenses. If you would like to donate, please send donations to: Karen Uphoff, PO Box 13, Donnelly, MN 56235. She is Gary and Karen’s granddaughter
Grant County Historical Society's annual meeting is Saturday, April 23 at 2 p.m. at the community building in Elbow Lake. Our program is on the Boerner Family Cemetery. Guest speaker Scott Boerner will tell of the process and progress of restoring the cemetery after it had been destroyed by a neighboring farmer. Everyone is welcome.
Stevens’ county rep party executive cmte will meet on Apr.25th time and place to be announced
Ladies ducks unlimited Apr. 27th old # 1 Southside beginning at 5 p.m. supper at 6 p.m. more info call Judy Johnston (320) 287 – 1431 or Muriel cardwell
7th annual Mitch Kleindl memorial archery shoot Apr. 23 and 24th at Niemackl Lake park which is about half ways between Herman and Donnelly
Celebrations: Tiger track: Wolves invitational Aberdeen SD Savanah Aanerud was part of the 4x400 meter relay that finished 2nd she finished 9th in the 1500 meter run; long jump -Islande Sperr 20th; boys 200 m dash; Levin strand 37th he was also part of a 800 sprint medley that finished 4th, Dalton lupke was part of the 4 x 400 relay team that finished 4th he and Landon were part of a 800 m sprint medley that finished 4th  Marv Meyer invitational 200 meter dash Islande speer 8th ,3200 m Savanah 2nd
Twp. election results Donnelly twp. Chester Larson chair Richard Olsen supervisor Rollie Speer supervisor, Don Larson clerk, Craig Awsumb tres.  Eldorado Rob Kopel chair, Mark Lampert, sup, Lowell Simpson sup, Duane Wilts clerk, Gary Brunkow tres; pepperton Paul Daly chair, Les Kopel sup, Mike Kill sup. Judy Johnston clerk, Greg Fynboh tres; rendsville Harry Kruize chair Dick Wente sup Mark Erickson sup Philip Kloos clerk Lowell Searl tres.
Sixth grade boys took 2nd at MYAS state tournament, Jackson Loge and Brandon Jergenson were members of that team
Curt and Judy Gillespie announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Gillespie, to Alex Erickson, son of Dean and Jeri Erickson. Grandparents are former Donnelly area resident Vivian Bjorlin and the late Sam and Ellie Logan of the Donnelly area.
Maria Cin and Jeffrey McSorley Jr. were united in marriage on June 27, 2015. Parents of the bride are Jerry and Wanda Cin of Morris
The Donnelly community club had their first regular meeting of the year on Apr. 12 as we start making plans for the bee 8/27 and 28th and other events. More details as plans develop; the next meeting is May 9th
The Donnelly co-op had their annual meeting on Mar 31st and reported on another successful year with net earnings of about $500,000. I will have more info in a later column
Past week Sen. Dist. 12 endorsing convention and pope co expo in  Starbuck, cina pow-wow at the umm pe center, st co pork producers supper & someplace safe Belgian waffle fundraiser both at old # 1 Southside, nonprofit expo at MAES
















Thursday, April 7, 2016

donnelly news

Apr. 9th-15th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news as I start my 9th year of doing this column want to say Mange TAAk to all my loyal readers who have made it the success it has become
Weather news it is still very cool did see somebody applying fertilizer earlier this week but otherwise no field activity supposed to warm up some soon
St John’s/Kongsvinger news Services will be broadcast on Apr. 10th at 11`a.m. on Kmrs in memory of Ervin and Leana Smith by Gary and Pat smith and family
Kongsvinger Krusaders is recruiting team members for the Stevens county relay for life; they will have an organizing meeting after church on April 17th. Also if you purchase tickets for the April 30th twins game a portion of the proceeds will go to the Krusaders. Contact the parish office for more info about either event
St John’s spring fling is April 16th at the church if you have items for it (no clothes) you can bring it to the church after April 10th more info call 246-3278 or the church office at 246-3211
Youth club on Apr. 20th 4-6 pm at St. John’s
Gslc news you are invited to a Women’s Bible Study at, 9 a.m., April 23, at Good Shepherd. Constance Sorenson will present a Bible study based on Proverbs 22:6: “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." More info or reservations call the church office at 585-6868
.
Other church news: Real ministries will have their monthly event at the Morris community church   today (sat.), starting with snacks at 6:30 p.m. and music starting at 7 p.m.
Glacial Ridge Women’s Spring Conference (ELCA) on April 11th at Fron Lutheran Church in Starbuck. Registration begins at 4:30p.m.
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on April 11th from 3:45-4 p.m.
Donnelly community club first meeting of the yr. will be held on Apr. 12th at 7 p.m. at the town hall. Note change of date.
The Donnelly fire dept. will meet on Apr.11 and 18th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall.
Someplace safe annual Belgian waffle fundraiser April 10th 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. old # 1 Southside Morris tickets available at the door
Morris Non- profit expo on Apr. 11th at Morris area elementary school from 5:30-7 p.m.
Someplace safe “walk a mile" in her shoes “on Apr.12th at 11:30 a.m. at the someplace safe office in Morris
The republican senate district 12 endorsing convention will be held today (sat.) starting at 9:30 a.m. at the starbuck community center
2015 trap season winner was Alberta wild Jim Neal was a member of that team, shoot off winner were moose island raiders all members are or were from Donnelly, Ryan smith was given a 50 straight patch for his shooting
Death notices Brian Lee Amundson of Hoffman passed away peacefully April 2, in Alexandria survivors include his brother Gary (Diane) (Bjorlin) of Barrett
Marie van dyke of starbuck passed away on apr.2nd survivors include her granddaughter in law Gayle (Jeff) Gibson on Avon formerly of Donnelly and their family,
Maximus Tiberius Reimers was born on March 24, at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris to Christina and Patrick Reimers of Morris. Grandparents are Hugh and Barbara Reimers from Chokio, Minnesota and Tammy Heitz of Donnelly, Minnesota.
Science fair blue ribbon winners 7th grade Kamren Sperr, Maddie erdahl, 9th grade Sydney Sperr
Top 10 winners in the science and math expo included Daniel baily Kloos, Hannah cegla, and Jackson loge
Tiger track the teams recently participated in the wolves’ invitational Aberdeen SD: and Marv Meyer innovational in Morris. The girls took 1st at their meet, boys 8th I will have individual winners in a latter column not been feeling well this week
Oddesy of the mind Hannah Cellega was part of a team entitled furs fins feathers and friends that finished 5th
Savanah Aanerud was part of the 4x400 meter relay that finished 2nd she finished 9th in the 1500 meter run long jump Islande Sperr 20th  boys 200 m dash Levin strand 37th Dalton lupke was part of the 4 x 400 relay team that finished 4th 800 sprint medley that finished
Twp. election results Donnelly twp. Chester Larson chair Richard Olsen supervisor rollie Speer supervisor, don Larson clerk, Craig awsumb tres.  Eldorado rob Kopel chair, mark lampert, sup, Lowell Simpson sup, Duane wilts clerk, Gary Brunkow tres pep Paul Daly chair, les Kopel sup, mike kill sup. Judy Johnston clerk, Greg Fynboh tres rendsville harry Kruize chair dick wente sup mark Erickson sup Philip Kloos clerk Lowell searl tres.








Thursday, March 31, 2016

donnelly news

Apr. 2nd -8th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news:well the weather remains cool although I have not personally seen any farmers in the field I have heard there are a few out scratching around.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news cradle row Sun. is Apr. 3rd at Kongsvinger
Services will be broadcast on Apr. 10th at 11`a.m. on Kmrs in memory of Ervin and Leana Smith by Gary and Pat smith and family
Kongsvinger Krusaders is recruiting team members for the Stevens county relay for life; they will have an organizing meeting after church on April 17th. Also if you purchase tickets for the April 30th twins game a portion of the proceeds will go to the Krusaders. Contact the parish office for more info about either event
St John’s spring fling is April 16th at the church if you have items for it (no clothes) you can bring it to the church after April 10th more info call 246-3278 or the church office at 246-3211
Gslc news on April 3rd there will be a special meeting following services to discuss options for the parking lot; following the meeting, during adult Ed at about 10:45 a.m. Kay Curfman from options for women will make a presentation about “Alexandria’s miracle mission"
Other church news: Lutheran campus ministry donor appreciation supper April 5th   at faith Morris hors d’oeuvrers served at 5:30 p.m. dinner at 6 p.m. black tie optional more info 589-4554
Real ministries will have their monthly event at the Morris community church on April 9th starting with snacks at 6:30 p.m. and music starting at 7 p.m.
Glacial Ridge Women’s Spring Conference (ELCA) on April 11th at Fron Lutheran Church in Starbuck. Registration begins at 4:30p.m.
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on April 11th from 3:45-4 p.m.
The 4th Annual Sgt. Kurt Kruize Foundation Dinner will be held today (Sat.) from 3:00 to 7:00p.m. at the Hancock Community Center in Hancock.  Free will donations
Donnelly city council and rendsville 4-h will meet on April 4th at 7 p.m. at city hall and St. John’s Lutheran church, prior to the council meeting there will be a board of equalization mtg at 6:30 pm
Stevens County Genealogical society will meet on April 7th at 1:30 p.m. at the library in Morris
Donnelly community club first meeting of the yr. will be held on Apr. 12th at 7 pm at the town hall. Note change of date.
The Donnelly fire dept. will meet on Apr.11 and 18th at 7 pm at the fire hall bar bingo at a place to be on Apr 1st at 7 pm last one until fall
Someplace safe annual Belgian waffle fundraiser April 10th 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. old # 1 Southside Morris tickets available at the door
Morris Non- profit expo on Apr. 11th at Morris area elementary school from 5:30-7 pm
Board of equalization for Donnelly twp. will meet on Apr. 4th at 9 a.m. at the don Larson home (53904 120th st) Donnelly, rendsville twp. will meet at 1:30 pm at the st co courthouse more info call the st co assessor’s office
Donnelly Rod and Gun Club annual meeting will be held on April 5th at the Donnelly city hall. Activities start with Social hour and registration at 6:00 p.m. with dinner served at 7:00 pm with meeting and prizes to follow
Lee and Judy Johnston of Morris announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie, to Dustin Compart, son of Chris and Rochelle Compart of Nicollet.
Morris Area High School will be sending one Knowledge Bowl team to the state tournament on April 12 and 14. Adam uphoff is a member of that team
Tiger wrestling Brady cardwell was named one of the outstanding wrestlers for the past season
Taylor Nohl was part of the mycoen seed team that won the Morris area community Ed men’s bb league tournament, brody bahr was a member of the radio shack team that won the consolation championship
Congratulations to former Donnelly area resident Pearl (Larson) Amundson who recently celebrated her 90th birthday

The republican senate district 12 endorsing convention will be held on Apr. 9th starting at 9:30 a.m. at the starbuck community center
Former Donnelly area resident Donnie Smith will have his 29th annual bike and car show on April 2nd and 3rd at the river center in St Paul ,today (sat) 9 a.m.-7p.m. and on Apr. 3rd 10 a.m. -5 p.m.
Rev Mike Nelson was recently elected to the board of Lutheran campus ministry in Morris
2015 trap season winner was Alberta wild Jim Neal was a member of that team, shoot off winner were moose island raiders all members are or were from Donnelly, Ryan smith was given a 50 straight patch for his shooting
Twp. election results Donnelly twp. Chester Larson chair Richard Olsen supervisor rollie Speer supervisor, don Larson clerk, Craig awsumb tres.  Eldorado rob Kopel chair, mark lambert, sup, Lowell Simpson sup, Duane wilts clerk, Gary Brunkow tres pep Paul Daly chair, les Kopel sup, mike kill sup. Judy Johnston clerk, Greg Fynboh tres rendsville harry Kruize chair dick wente sup mark Erickson sup Philip Kloos clerk Lowell searl tres.
Death notices none
Mar 26th Mark Koepke and I attended the open house at the grant co choppers in Herman
    Past wk. Maundy Thurs. and good Fri. services at Gs, visited my aunt Pearl at her apt. to wish her a happy Easter, open house at heartland Mtrs.  And Wbl annual mtg Minnewaska house followed by visits to some friends in the area.









Friday, March 25, 2016

donnelly news

March 26th-apr 1st
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: although spring has officially arrived it has been a cool start to it temps have been mild but wind has made it seem colder than it is. Some areas of the state got some snow this week.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news:  no ss on March 27th
Kongsvinger Krusaders is recruiting team members for the Stevens county relay for life; they will have an organizing meeting after church on April 17th. Also if you purchase tickets for the April 30th twins game a portion of the proceeds will go to the Krusaders. Contact the parish office for more info about either event
St John’s spring fling is April 16th at the church if you have items for it(no clothes) you can bring it to the church after April13th more info call 246-3278
Gslc news there will be a special meeting following services on April3rd to discuss options for the parking lot
Other church news: there will be an Easter sunrise service at St John’s starbuck on March 27th at 7:30 a.m.
Lutheran campus ministry donor appreciation supper April 5th   at faith Morris hors d’oeuvrers served at 5:30 p.m. dinner at 6 p.m. black tie optional more info 589-4554
Real ministries will have their monthly event at the Morris community church on April 9th starting with snacks at 6:30 p.m. and music starting at 7 p.m.
Burgers blessing and beverages will return on wed evenings starting March 30th at old # 1 Southside starting at 7 p.m.
Glacial Ridge Women’s Spring Conference (ELCA) on April 11th at Fron Lutheran Church in Starbuck. Registration begins at 4:30p.m.
UMM students are invited to a delicious and free Easter brunch in the church basement on Sunday, March 27th from 11:30 a.m. –12:30 at assumption Morris

Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on April4th from 3:45-4 p.m.
Donnelly co-op annual meeting on March 31st at community hall starting with a noon meal meeting to follow
The 4th Annual Sgt. Kurt Kruize Foundation Dinner will be held April 2nd from 3:00 to 7:00p.m. at the Hancock Community Center in Hancock.  Free will donations
The st co dfl party will meet April 2nd at 7 p.m. at the legion Morris
Donnelly city council and rendsville 4-h will meet on April 4th at 7 p.m. at city hall and St. John’s Lutheran church
Stevens County Genealogical society will meet on April 7th at 1:30 p.m. at the library in Morris
Former Donnelly area resident Donnie Smith will have his 29th annual bike and car show on April 2 and 3rd at the river center in St Paul on April 2 9a.m.-7p.m. and 3rd 10 a.m. 5 p.m.
Habit for humanity annual pork chop supper at the legion-Morris on April1 starting at 4:30 p.m. free will offering
 A baby shower in honor of Matt and Mary (Lonergan) Cullum's soon-to-arrive baby boy will be held at Hotel 200 in the Cougar Room from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday March 26. Mary is the daughter of Dave and Elsie Lonergan,
Someplace safe annual Belgian waffle fundraiser April 10th 9a.m.-12:30 p.m. old # 1 Southside Morris tickets available at the door
Rev Mike Nelson was recently elected to the board of Lutheran campus ministry in Morris
4-h news Jonna Moser was a member of the sr. white project bowl team that advanced to state competition. Lee Johnston was the coach Justin Moser was a member of the Jr. White team that also advanced to the state competition
Becca Holland of the tiger bb team earned academic all- state honors
Tiger gymnastics Savahnnah Aanerud was named to west central conference all-conference team
Death notices former Donnelly area resident Joann Graff passed away on March 19th.survious include her husband arven daughter Kathy (Wayne) Werk and son and Keith (Brenda) and their families
Grace Earnst passed away on March 14th survivors include her nephew Les (Lyla) Cin and niece Irene Strand and their families, both are former Donnelly area residents

Note due to the painting going on at the CC Mall my news container at McCollar Jewelry will be temporarily unavailable you can leave news on his counter if you wish
Past wk. Lenten services Gs, kmrs spring expo, st j st pat’s day party at WWV visited some residents afterwards, open house at Barrett care center visiting some residents afterwards, funeral for Georgia Libbon at Zion and visitation for Joann Graff at the Pedersen funeral home and the funeral at Kong.










Thursday, March 17, 2016

donnelly news

March 19-25th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: well the arrival of mild temps means things are looking good for an early spring
St John’s/Kongsvinger news:  There will be joint services on March 20th at 11 a.m. at St. John’s, no ss on Mar 27th
Anyone wishing to purchase an Easter Lilly sign up at ea. church or contact the parish office
Maundy Thur. supper at 6 p.m. services at 7 p.m. at St. John’s; Good Fri.: Pancake supper at 6 p.m.; services at 7 p.m. at Kongsvinger
Good shepherd news: Maundy Thursday and Good Fri services at 7 p.m. at the church.
For details on Holy week services at area churches see the ad in the Mar 19th edition of the paper
Other church news: St Pat’s day dinner at Assumption-Morris March 20th from 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the church tickets available at the door
The "This and That sale" will be held at the Federated Church in Morris today (Sat.) from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Emmanuel h.s/college choir from Eau Claire Wis. will be in concert at 1 pm at Bethel Lutheran –Morris free will offering 
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on March 28th from 3:45-4 p.m.
Deer hunter banquet today (Sat) at the Amory –Morris starter event at 5 p.m. banquet at 7 p.m. contact Doug cardwell 287-1386 Doug wilts 760-1627 for tickets.
Donnelly co-op annual meeting on Mar 31st at community hall starting with a noon meal meeting to follow
The 4th Annual Sgt. Kurt Kruize Foundation Dinner will be held on Saturday, April 2nd from 3:00 to 7:00p.m. at the Hancock Community Center in Hancock.  Free will donations
.

Death notices: Melvin Brunkow of Herman, formerly of the Donnelly area passed away Mar 10th; survivors include his sister Virene Olson of Morris.
Grace Ernst of Morris, passed away on Mar 14th she was preceded in death by her sisters Lydia Cin and Edna kling
Celebrations: Becca Holland will be one of the participants in the Tim Orth memorial foundation “jam the gym” at BOLD H.S. today (Sat.)
Joan Kopacek, Helen Kill and Janet Malo were among those taking the VFW District 5 Legislative bus to the Capital on Wednesday 16th for “Veterans on the Hill Day”. While there they met with Jeff Backer and admired the outside of the capital restoration. 


New address Lillian Heinrich C% Scott and Beth Heinrich 506 e 9th st Morris mn 56267
Note due to the painting going on at the CC Mall my news container at McCollar Jewelry will be temporarily unavailable you can leave news on his counter if you wish
The Donnelly community club had their annual meeting on Mar 15th at the town hall. We had one of the most successful years in a long time. All directors were reelected, this year’s show is on August 27th and 28th and will feature John Deere. Next community club mtg is Apr. 12th at 7 p.m., note change of date
The st co rep party had their county convention on Mar 12th at the legion in Morris. We heard from Rep. Jeff Backer and Amanda Hinson candidate for 7th dist. Congressional republican endorsement
Today I had an fb message from my best friend when I was growing up Roger Johnsen, his dad used to be manager of the GTA elevator In Donnelly. He lives in Perham now, both his folks are deceased.
Past week Lenten services gslc, open house at heartland motors, elca glacial ridge conference at our redeemers -Hancock