Thursday, October 17, 2019

donnelly news

Oct.22nd-28th
Cold rain/snow made for kind of a miserable weekend. This week started out sunny, but the past few days have cloudy and cold. Harvest has come to a halt for the time being.
In the news from the S.T. John's/ Kongsvinger Parish: joint services at 9:30 a.m. on the first 1st,3rd, and 5th Sundays at Kongsvinger the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month at St John's followed by Sunday school and coffee fellowship. Communion services are on the 1st and 4th Sundays of the month. No Sunday school November 3rd & 10th.Sunday school Halloween event on October 27th during services and S.S. parish trunk & treat event on Oct 31st west side of S.T. John's
A special congregational meeting will be held following the 9:30 a.m. services on November 3rd. The purpose of the meeting is to authorize repairs on the church and parish hall roofs that were damaged in the hail storm last summer.
The Annual Donnelly Halloween party will be held at the community hall on October 31st, starting at 4 p.m.
Scandinavian heritage festival at first Morris November 6th
Neimackl lake park events: the Haunted woods trail of terror on October 25th starting at dusk -9 pm and the family fun festival October 26th at the park about halfway between Donnelly & Herman.
Donnelly city council meets on November 2nd at 4 pm at council chambers in Donnelly
Rendsville 4-h meets on 4th at 6:30 pm at ST. John's at 6:30 pm
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Rocking with Kinship featuring "Elvis" November 8th starting with dinner at 5:30 p.m. show at 7 p.m. at Old # 1 Southside
Donnelly community club had their monthly mtg on October 14th, after the meeting we enjoyed coffee & cake in honor of Corrine Kruize's birthday. Figures from the bee show we had a fair year despite the rain. Next year's show is August 29th & 30th feature is ford and massy Ferguson
Former Donnelly area resident Sharon (Wente) Smith of Barhamsville, Virginia, passed away on October 3rd Local survivors include her sister sandy (Les) Kopel of Donnelly and her mother Norma Wente of Morris. There will be a private family service and burial at Summit Cemetery in Morris, MN, at a later date.
Bob Trost of Fergus passed away on October 13th local survivors include his brother in law Wally (Peggy) Horning of the Chokio/Donnelly area.
Past wk. fall fest at Zion Jim Eystad birthday party WWV services at the WWV with pr Mike Hanson bible study Gs arc bazar legion, BBB met lounge

Thursday, October 10, 2019

donnelly news


Oct. 15th-21st
The weather has been sunny & mild this wk. hopefully dry things up enough for farmers to get some harvest done seen some bean and corn have been picked as well as some sugar beets.
In the news from the ST. John's/ Kongsvinger Parish: joint services at 9:30 a.m. on the first 1st,3rd, and 5th Sundays at Kongsvinger the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month at St John's followed by Sunday school and coffee fellowship. Communion will be held on the 1st and 4th Sundays of the month. Oct 20th is Gideon Sunday, but there will be no Sunday school that Sunday. Sunday school Halloween event on Oct 27th during services and S.S. parish trunk & treat event on Oct 31st west side of ST. John’s Oct.
  ON October 16 the ARC Stevens County's will have their annual noon luncheon and bake sale, from 9:00 to 1:00 at the American Legion in Morris.
 Bookmobile in town on October 21 on main st Donnelly from 2:30 -2:45 note new time
 Donnelly Fire Department meets on October 21st at 7 p.m. in the fire hall. 
 Prayers go out to Jim Eystad, who had a stroke on September 25 and is currently in the West wind village in Morris
Bruce Pollard of Morris passed away on Oct 6th survivors include his granddaughter’s Destiny & Lydia of Donnelly
If you missed Jim Eystad’s birthday party on the 12th You can send him a card at the WWV 1001 Scott ave. Morris mn 56267 (room 108)
Past week: a visit to Jim and Lou Eystad at the WWV to wish him a belated happy birthday. Gun auction in Herman,4-h awards show at ag county auditorium dinner at rock Prairie Lutheran church, options for women respect life banquet Morris e free church. Mccl fall tour Benson, bible study gslc, BBB met lounge
85th Birthday party for Jim Eystad on Oct 12th, starting at 2 pm at the end of Atlantic Ave. at the WWV (Villa) in Morris



Thursday, October 3, 2019

donnelly news


Oct. 8th-14th
The weather has been cold and damp.
In the news from the ST. John's/ Kongsvinger Parish: joint services at 9:30 a.m. on the first 1st,3rd, and 5th Sundays at Kongsvinger the 2nd and,4th Sundays of the month at St John's followed by Sunday school and coffee fellowship. Communion 1st and 4th Sundays of the month
 St John's fall festival October 12th from 10:30 a.m. -1 p.m.; bake, card, rummage sales; raffle and lunch
 Luther Crest annual meeting on October 12th starting with treats at 9:00 a.m. in the chapel at Luther Crest -Alex
 The Zion Lutheran Church of Morris Fall Bazaar will be on October 12th, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Gatherings for Widows and Widowers will meet for lunch at noon on Sunday, October 13, in the basement of Old #1 in Morris.
 ON October 16th, the ARC Stevens County's will have their annual noon luncheon and bake sale, from 9:00 to 1:00 at the American Legion in Morris.
 Bookmobile in town on October 21 on main st Donnelly from 2:30 -2:45 note new time
 The community club and Donnelly Fire Department meet on October 14 at 7 p.m. in the community and fire halls. 
 Prayers go out to Jim Eystad, who had a stroke on September 25 and is currently in the West wind village in Morris
The threshing bee royalty was part of the Morris Area H.S.  Homecoming parade on September 27th
Robert Geise of Morris passed away on September 30th Survivors include his grandson Brian (Holly Geise) of Morris. Holly is a former Donnelly resident
Past week visit to Jim and Lou Eystad at the WWV. Mahs homecoming parade and fb game, naps at sr. center-Morris. BBB at the met lounge







Thursday, September 26, 2019

donnelly news


Oct. 1-7th  

The weather has been sunny and mild; beans are ripening fast look for harvest to start soon. I have seen some corn cut for silage.

In the news from the ST. John's/ Kongsvinger Parish: at 9:30 A.M. on the first 1st,3rd, and 5th Sundays at Kongsvinger the 2nd and,4th Sundays of the month at St John's followed by ss and coffee fellowship. Communion 1st and 4th Sundays of the month

St John's fall festival October 12th

Luther Crest annual meeting on October 12th starting with treats at 9:00 A.M. in the chapel at Luther Crest -Alex

Someplace safe Octorbfest is on October 4th at the old # 1 Southside at 6 P.M. Tickets are available at the thrift store and also at the Old #1 in Morris.

The Zion Lutheran Church of Morris Fall Bazaar will be on October 12th, 9 A.M. to 1 P.M...

On October 6th at 1st Morris, the guests will be Michael and Carmen Zoughbi from the Holy Land. Michael will preach in worship, and present our Adult Forum that day on their lives as Palestinian Christians living in Bethlehem and Jerusalem.

Options for women annual respect life banquet at the Morris Evangelical Free Church on October 6th starting with a silent auction at 4:30 P.M. followed by dinner and a program

ON October 16th the ARC Stevens County's will have their annual noon luncheon and bake sale, from 9:00 to 1:00 at the American Legion in Morris.

Bookmobile in town on October 7th on main st Donnelly from 2:30 -2:45 note new time

No Stevens's county genealogical society meeting in October next meeting is November 7th.

Rendsville 4-h meets October 7th at 7 P.M. at St. John's

City council meets October 5th at 4 P.M. in the council chambers.

The community club and dfd meet on October 14th at 7 P.M. in the community and fire halls.  

George Libbon of the Chokio /Donnelly area passed away on September 19th.

Rick Stark of Hoffman passed away on septemeber31st survivors include his cousin Jim (Lorraine) Aanerud and their family of Donnelly.

Prayers go out to Jim Eystad, who had a stroke on September 25th and is currently in the St. Cloud Hospital.

Past wk. rose city threshing show annual meeting rose city grounds, fall festival at Erickson's petting zoo Osakis, Libbon funeral Bethel Herman.

Friday, September 20, 2019

donnelly news

nothing jumped out.
Joan 
 
On Wednesday 18/09/2019 at 9:58 pm, Allen Anderson wrote:
Sept 24th-30th
Welcome to another edition of Donnelly news. Please note the change in publication dates for the paper Tuesday, not Saturday. For now, my deadlines are the same
Weather news after off & on again rain the past several weeks it has finally cleared up & been sunny & mild most of this week. It was a muddy mess in Albany over the weekend.
In ST. John's/ Kongsvinger news: Joint services at 9:30 a.m. on the 1st, 3rd, 5th Sundays of the month at Kongsvinger, 2nd, 4th Sundays at ST. John's followed by Sunday School and coffee fellowship. Holy Communion is on the 1st and 4th Sundays of the month. Other church news Glacial Ridge Conference
Fall Gathering for Women of the ELCA Monday, September 23 at  First Lutheran Church, Morris Registration at 4:00 p.m. ($10) Light Meal at 4:30 p.m.

Grief support at Morris e Free Church Mondays at 4 p.m.
On September 22 first & faith –Morris will have Church without walls.
on September 22 Tony DeBlois - music concert at Federated
Feed My Starving Children Committee
Thank you, this community packed 217,758
meals during the 12th Feed My Starving
Children packing event, here in Morris.
During those three days, 1033 volunteers
came to pack. Those meals packed will feed
Five hundred ninety-six children for one year. Truly your efforts
made a difference. Without your time,
prayer, and treasure this couldn't happen
The threshing bee royalty was in the machinery parade in Albany on September 14

On September 23 the bookmobile will be in town on main st from 2:45–3 p.m. note new time.
Herman Red Hats meet Monday Oct.7 at 9 a.m. at AJ's in Herman.

Congrats to Jerry & Wanda Cin who celebrated their 40th wedding aniv on September 15. The Cin family is from the Donnelly area
Past wk. Pioneer power show activities Albany Connie Lee concert Gs, Septemberfest Assumption.
A Reminder you can find my column online at Donnellyminn.blogspot.com or on the Donnelly news FB page as I do not think it will be published on the paper's website anymore.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

donnelly news


Sept 17th-23rd
Welcome to another edition of Donnelly news. Please note the change in publication dates for the paper Tuesday not Saturday. For now, my deadlines are the same
Weather news we had some rain in Dalton on Saturday and on Sunday in Morris and Tuesday a.m. en-route to Fargo and more rain as I am writing this on Thursday a.m.
In ST. John's/ Kongsvinger news: Joint services at 9:30 a.m. on the 1st, 3rd, 5th Sundays of the month at Kongsvinger, 2nd, 4th Sundays at ST. John's followed by Sunday School and coffee fellowship. Holy Communion is on the 1st and 4th Sundays of the month.  
The threshing bee royalty was in parades in Dalton (regular and machinery) on Sept. 7 and Prairie Pioneer Days in Morris on Sept. 8

On September 23 the bookmobile will be in town on main st from 2:45-3 p.m. note new time
The Donnelly community club had their post bee meeting on September 9th. Despite the rain, on Sunday we had a good year selling about 900 buttons. Next year’s show is August 29, and 30th, features will be Ford and Massy Ferguson
Past wk. Stevens County genealogical society meeting at library, LRTA activities at Dalton, PPD activities Morris, Big Iron activities Fargo,3 B at Met Lounge
Reminder you can find my column online at Donnellyminn.blogspot.com or on the Donnelly news FB page as I do not think it will be published on the paper's website anymore


Thursday, September 5, 2019

donnelly news


Sept 7th-12th
Welcome to another edition of Donnelly news.
Weather news: been mostly sunny and mild had some rain her Mon eve. I  Suspect grain harvest is almost complete have not seen any beans or corn picked yet.
In ST. John's/ Kongsvinger news: Joint services at 9:30 a.m. on the 1st, 3rd, 5th Sundays of the month at Kongsvinger, 2nd, 4th Sunday at ST. John's followed by coffee fellowship holy communion 1st and 4th Sundays of the month
GSLC news: Connie Lee in concert for the eagle's nest September 14th at 7 p.m. A special congregational meeting will be held on September 8th to consider changes to the constitution
Septemberfest at Assumption Morris on September 15th starting with mass at 10 a.m. and continuing with many activities the rest of the day
Despite the rain, on Sunday we managed to get all the day's events in at the Bee. Thanks, everyone for coming and participating. Next year's dates are August 29th and 30th the feature is Ford and Massy. Tousen Takk to the community club for the toy steam engine I won at the Bee.

Herman Red Hats Meet Monday, September 9th at 11 a.m. at Broken Paddle in Herman
 New royalty: queen: Callista Kill, princess, Destiny Pollard; little Miss Donnelly: Chloe Winther; Little Miss Princess Ellery Spohr
On September 9th the bookmobile will be in town on main st from 3:45–4 p.m. the Donnelly fire department and community club meet at 7 p.m. the fire and community hall
On September 14th, Papa's angels 4th annual AED fundraiser will be held starting at 3 p.m. at the place to be in Donnelly. There will be a Silent auction, 50/50 raffle, live music, dart tournament, food and more
Past wk. activities at wmstr-Rollag helped with naps at sr. center