Thursday, February 23, 2017

donnelly news

Feb 25th-Mar 3rd.
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: it was cloudy cool and rainy on Monday but otherwise most of the rest of the week  has been sunny and mild; except for snow piles, most of the snow and ice has melted. It was so nice over the weekend that the UMM Cougars actually play a doubleheader of baseball in the cities, unfortunately as I am writing this snow is in the forecast for later this week.
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  Lenten services start on March 1st at 7 p.m. at Kongsvinger and continue on March 8th at St John’s, with coffee fellowship afterwards and alternating between churches each week

There are still several dates left to sponsor in 2017 for the KMRS radio broadcast. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: Lenten services start with Ash Wednesday services on March 1st at 7 p.m. at the church, there will be a fundraising supper (scalloped potatoes and ham) beforehand starting at 5:30 p.m., free will offering for the youth trip this summer
Other church news: a Kingdom ball will be held on  March 4th from 6-8 p.m. sponsored by the Morris Evangelical Free Church at the church call 589 2808 for more info on the event
St Mary’s School –Morris: annual auction and dinner will be held today (Saturday) starting at 4 p.m. at the National Guard Amory in Morris.
The West Central Homes annual meeting is February 26th at the Federated Church Morris at 1 p.m.
There will be a Family movie night at Zion Lutheran-Morris on February 26th at 6:30 p.m. (movie is a “surprise”)

Starting March 1st Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will be on hiatus until after Easter
Community events: the Donnelly city council will meet on March 4th at 4:00 p.m. note new day and time
The Rendsville 4-H will meet on February 6th at 7 p.m. at St John’s Lutheran church -Donnelly
The Donnelly Rod and Gun club is raffling off a fish house; contact any member for a ticket
Draw doubles dart tournament in memory of Steve Larson to benefit American Heart association today (Saturday) at The Place to Be in Donnelly starting at 11 a.m.
The Stevens county genealogical society will not meet in March, first meeting of the year will be in April
There will be a benefit for Freddy Hanson (4 year old son of Pr Mike and Pr Martha Hanson), (grandson of Chuck and Liz Spohr) on March 18th from 4-8 p.m. at Faith Lutheran- Morris. There will be a pulled pork meal (Free will donation). There will also be a kid’s carnival and silent auction. If you would like to help or make a donation you can contact Amy Swanson (287-1867) or sign up at Good Shepherd Lutheran church. He has cancer
Open house for Megan Mecklenburg bride to be of Patrick Uphoff on March 4th 2-4 p.m. at Faith-Morris
Raising Up Stevens County's 2nd annual quarter Kraze will be held at the Old # 1 Southside in Morris March 4th starting at 2 p.m.
Herman Red Hats will meet March 6th at 11 a.m. at the Hunan Spring Restaurant in Fergus Falls
9-F sportsmen club will have their annual meeting on February 27th at 7 p.m. in the back room of the legion at 7:30 p.m., talk to Craig Awsumb at Super Valu for more info.

Death notices:  funeral arrangements for former Donnelly area resident Marlyn Hagen of Calif. are still pending
Richard DeLong of Benson passed away on February 6th survivors include his brother former Donnelly area resident John Delong of Morris
Gary Carlson of Louisville KY passed away on February 19th survivors include his wife former Donnelly area resident Barbara (Stahn)
Steve and Chandra Schmitz along with their daughter Shaelyn, are the proud parents and sister, of twin girls. Layla Kay, and Olivia Helen, where born February 16. Grandparents are Jim and Julie Busse of Appleton; Great grandparents are Della Dunn of Donnelly and the late Verle and Helen Dunn.

Tiger gymnastics sec 8A tigers 6th;  Savannah Aanerud vault  29th with an 8.3 bars  ;22nd with a 7.65;  floor 27th with a 7.95 ;all around  20th with a 30.60
Knight wrestling: Keaton Long was part of the Knights wrestling team that won the section 6A wrestling title and is headed to the state tournament
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Perfect attendance awards at Morris Area Elementary School included: Addison Chihak (grade 3) Charli Erdahl (grade 4)
Dona Greiner was recently given an award for outstanding commitment to emergency management by the St. Of Mn. department of public safety division of homeland security and emergency Management
Baily Armstrong was named to the honor roll at west central area H.S.
Past week visit to my aunt Pearl at her apt at the west central homes, Dorothy Johrdheim funeral at st j boys/girls bb doubleheader at MAHS, Burmeister visitation at Pedersen funeral home, bbb at met lounge


Thursday, February 16, 2017

donnelly news

Feb 11th-17th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news:  After a sunny mild day on Sunday it has cooled off some this week.
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  the Kongsvinger service will be broadcast on KMRS on February 19th at 11 a.m. in memory of Verle Dunn sponsored by his family. It will also be adopted grandparent Sunday during Sunday school.
Lenten services start on Mar 1st at 7 p.m. at Kongsvinger

There are still several dates left to sponsor in 2017 for the KMRS radio broadcast. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: there will a tubing event at Andes towers Hills on February 19th. Meet at Andes at 3:15 p.m., Ash Wednesday services on Mar 1st at 7 pm at the church
Other church news: “Knight out” sponsored by the Morris Evangelical Free church today (Saturday) from 6-8 p.m. at the Lee community center, they are also sponsoring a Kingdom ball March 4th 6-8 p.m. call 589 2808 for more info on either event
St Mary’s School –Morris: annual auction and dinner will be held on February 25th; starting at 4 p.m. at the National Guard Amory in Morris.
The West Central Homes annual meeting is February 26th at the Federated church-Morris at 1 p.m.
There will be a Family movie night at Zion Lutheran-Morris on February 26th at 6:30 p.m. (movie is a “surprise”)
Community events: The Donnelly city council will now meet the first Saturday of the month at 4 p.m. starting in March on a trial basis for the next 6 months
The Donnelly Fire department will meet on February 19th at 7 pm at the fire hall
The Donnelly Rod and Gun club is raffling of a fish house, contact any member for a ticket

There will be a benefit for Freddy Hanson (4 year old son of Pr Mike and Pr Martha Hanson), (grandson of Chuck and Liz Spohr) on March 18th from 4-8 p.m. at Faith Lutheran- Morris. There will be a pulled pork meal (Free will donation). Also a kid’s carnival and silent auction. If you would like to help or make a donation you can contact Amy Swanson (287-1867 or sign up at Good Shepherd Lutheran church
Open house for Megan Mecklenburg bride to be of Patrick Uphoff on March 4th 2-4 p.m. at Faith-Morris
Raising Up Stevens County's 2nd annual quarter Kraze will be held at the Old # 1 Southside in Morris March 4th starting at 2 p.m.
Herman Red Hats will meet March 6th at 11 a.m. at the Hunan Spring Restaurant in Fergus Falls
The post office will be closed on Feb 19th for president’s day

Death notices:  funeral arrangements for former Donnelly area resident Marlyn Hagen of Calif. are still pending
Dorothy (Frank) Johrdhiem of Donnelly passed away on February 14th her funeral is today (Saturday) at 1 p.m. at St John’s – Donnelly
Robert J. Leuty, of El Cajon, CA passed away on Feb 1st survivors include his niece Karen (Charles) Long of Donnelly /Herman area and other family members in the area
Tiger gymnastics Savannah Aanerud: 10th on Bars with a new personal best of 8.25, 7th on Beam with a new personal best of 9.1, 7th on Floor, 5th in All-Around with a new personal best of 34.7
Brooke Gillisepe was named to the honor roll at Chokio-Alberta H.S.
Knight wrestling: Keaton Long was part of the Knights wrestling team that won the Park Region conference tournament and the Dr. Busian invitational at Morris; where he won the championship  at 152 lbs. He also ranked 6th in the state individually in the latest edition of the Guillotine Magazine rankings
Tiber wrestling: Brady Cardwell part of the team that finished 3rd in Dr. Busian tournament held in Morris he finished 4th at 152 pounds He was also named to the West Central Conference all -conference team
Tiger swimming and diving western regional finals: Levin Strand was part of the 200 medley relay that finished 7th and he finished 7th in the 100 breast. Lee Eystad finished 15th in the 50 free and 100 free and was part of the 400 free relay that finished 11th ;Lee and Levin were part of the 200 free relay that finished 7th
Perfect attendance awards at Morris Area Elementary School included: Addison Chihak (grade 3) Charli Erdahl (grade 4)
Dona Greiner was recently given an award for outstanding commitment to emergency management by the St. Of Mn. department of public safety division of homeland security and emergency Management
The Donnelly community club had their annual meeting at the community hall in Donnelly on February 13th. Two directors were reelected to the board. It was another good year for the bee and the community club. Next mtg is March 13th at 7 p.m. at the hall. Reminder that this year’s bee is August 26th and 27th and the feature will be Allis Chalmers. Anyone with suggestions or ideas for it or any other community club sponsored activity is encouraged to share it with the club if you did not make it to the mtg but would like to join you can send your dues to the Donnelly Community club ,Donnelly Minn. 56235
Past wk. visit to my aunt Pearl at the west central homes, st co rep convention, Schs annual meeting, BBB at the met lounge


Thursday, February 9, 2017

donnelly news

Feb 11th-17th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: last week the ground hog predicted we are going to have 6 more weeks of winter this year; it appears his prediction will be true with some of the coldest temps in about a month and some light snow this week.
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  youth group tubing event February 12th at 3 p.m. at Andes
There are still several dates left to sponsor in 2017 for the KMRS radio broadcast. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date
Good Shepard news: thanks to everyone who participated in the fund raiser for the Ronald McDonald house on January 29th we raised about $2500 for it
Other church news: Valentine’s Day Tea Tuesday, February 14th from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the First Lutheran Fellowship Hall
“Knight out” sponsored by the Morris Evangelical Free church on February 18th from 6-8 p.m. at the Lee community center, they are also sponsoring a Kingdom ball March 4th 6-8 p.m. call 589 2808 for more info on either event
Community events: On February 13th the bookmobile will be in town on Main Street at 3:45-4 p.m., the firemen will meet at the fire hall at 7 p.m. and the Donnelly community club will have their annual meeting staring with a meal at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. If unable to attend you can send your dues to the Donnelly Community Club, Donnelly MN. 56235
Stevens County Historical Society will have their annual meeting on February 12th at the Old # 1 Southside beginning with social hour at noon, meal at 12:30 p.m.; meeting at 1 p.m. followed by entrainment.
The Donnelly city council will now meet the first Saturday of the month at 4 p.m. starting in March on a trial basis for the next 6 months
Donnelly area youth club meets on February 15th from 4-6 p.m. at St. John’s
The Donnelly rod and gun club is raffling of a fish house, contact any member for a ticket
Death notices:  Ellerd Larsen of Hoffman passed away February 4th he was preceded in death by his sister Dorothy Jacobson of Donnelly
Eldren Lichtsinn of Wheaton passed away on February 1st survivors include his granddaughter Kelly (Corey) VanHorn of Morris, Corey is a former Donnelly area resident
Celebrations: JoLette Faye Searle was born on January 22 at Stevens Community Medical Center to Marilyn and Josh Searle of Morris.  JoLette weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz and was 19 1/2 inches long.  Grandparents are Jan and Lowell Searle of Donnelly and Ace and Lois Sperr of Morris.  Great-grandparents are Agnes Searle, Laverna Lesmeister, and Bertie Sperr from Morris.
Tiger gymnastics vs. Big Stone Lakes Area: Savannah Aanerud Tied for 4th on Vault, 1st on Bars, Tied for 3rd on Beam, 1st on Floor, Tied for 1st in All-Around. Kate Giese Tied for 4th on Vault, 5th on Beam JV Shannon Kill fifth on vault
Brooke Gillisepe was named to the honor roll at Chokio-Alberta H.S.
Knight wrestling: Keaton Long was the champion at 160 lbs. in the Park Region conference tournament
Tiger swimming & diving vs. Detroit lakes JV Lee Eystad 1st in 50 m free & 100 m free; V Levin Strand 3rd 100 breast, Lee & Levin were part of the 200 free relay team that finished 4th ,Lee was part of the 400 free relay team that finished 6th,Levin was part of the 200 medley team that finished 3rd
Past wk. visit to my aunt Pearl at the sunrise apt, visitation for Chester Larson at the Pedersen funeral home, services at st J starbuck, helped out with NAPS at the sr. center, BBB at the met lounge



Thursday, February 2, 2017

donnelly news

Feb 4th-10th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: we had several days of light rain and snow this week, it has been cool.
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  youth group tubing event February 12th at 3 p.m. at Andes
There are still several dates left to sponsor in 2017 for the KMRS radio broadcast. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date
Good Shepard news: February 5th is food shelf Sunday and new member Sunday  
Other church news: Valentine’s Day Tea Tuesday, February 14th from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the First Lutheran Fellowship Hall
There will be a youth super bowl party at faith-Morris on February 12th starting at 5 pm
Community events: On February 6th at 7 p.m. the city council and Rendsville 4-H will meet at city hall and St. John’s
On February 13th the bookmobile will be in town on main st at 3:45-4 p.m., the firemen will meet at the fire hall at 7 p.m. and the Donnelly community club will have their annual meeting staring with a meal at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. If unable to attend you can send your dues to the Donnelly community club Donnelly mn
The Stevens County Republican Party convention will be on February 10th at the Morris Legion at 7 p.m. registration starts at 6:30 p.m.
Stevens County Historical Society will have their annual meeting on February 12th at the Old # 1 Southside beginning with social hour at noon, meal at 12:30 p.m.; meeting at 1 p.m. followed by entrainment.
There will be an open house bridal shower for Megan Mecklenburg, bride-to-be of Patrick Uphoff today (Saturday) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Morris, with a program starting at 10. The couple is registered at Menards, Target, and B Inspired.
Donnelly area youth club meets on February 15th from 4-6 p.m. at St. John’s
Death notices:  Betty Hoyer of Morris passed away on January 19th survivors include her daughter former Donnelly area resident Fran Cin
Chester Larson of Donnelly passed away on January 30th survivors include his wife Gloria, daughters Jane, Cindy, and son Chuck and their families. Many of you will remember him as being part of the Kongsvinger quartet, and custodian at Kongsvinger for more years, then most of us can remember his funeral services are private.
Former Donnelly area resident Marlyn Hagen of Calif. passed away last wk. survivors include his nephews Lyle and Lowell Dunn of Herman/Donnelly area and niece Julie Dunn Busse of Holloway and their families. Funeral arrangements are pending
Marrida A. Bjerke Myron of Elbow Lake passed away on January 27th according to the obit she was teacher and principal in Donnelly in 1954 according to Eliane Overson Stork
Celebrations: Tiger wrestling: West Central Conference tournament: Tigers (5th) Brady Cardwell runner up 152 lbs. (all conference) 160 Dakota Lucas 5th 160 lbs.
JoLette Faye Searle was born on January 22 at Stevens Community Medical Center to Marilyn and Josh Searle of Morris.  JoLette weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz and was 19 1/2 inches long.  Grandparents are Jan and Lowell Searle of Donnelly and Ace and Lois Sperr of Morris.  Great-grandparents are Agnes Searle, Laverna Lesmeister, and Bertie Sperr from Morris.
On January 29th I stopped into the Sunrise Apartments to wish my aunt Pearl A. Anderson a belated 91st birthday. Her birthday was January 27th. She says thank you to everyone who sent her a birthday card
Past wk. Gordon Ekberg funeral in Herman, Ronald McDonald house fundraiser at Gs, annual mtg at Kongsvinger; snowmobile races at Page Lake; services at the sunrise apts. with Pr. Mike Nelson bbb at met lounge


Thursday, January 26, 2017

donnelly news

January 28th-Feb. 3rd

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news

Weather news: Weather news: weather this week has been cool & damp. Lot of icy spots around meaning one has to be careful where you walk

St. John’s Kongsvinger news: The Kongsvinger annual meeting is on January 29th, about noon following services, followed by a potluck dinner

KMRS radio broadcast dates for 2017 are February 19, April 9, June 18, August 20, October 15, and December 31. The cost to sponsor a broadcast in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special occasion is $65.00. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date

Good shepherd news:   There will be a fundraising breakfast (French toast, sausages etc.) on January 29th after services (about 10:30 a.m.) for the Ronald McDonald house proceeds will provide food supplies for the people staying there. Matching funds provided by Thrivent, free will donation The Hanson family is now home (hopefully) for good

Community events: on Feb.6th at 7 pm the city council and Rendsville 4-H will meet at city hall & St. John’s
The bookmobile will be in town on January 30th on main st from 3:45 -4 pm
On February 13th the firemen will meet at the fire hall at 7 pm and the Donnelly community club will have their annual meeting starting with a meal at 6:30 pm at the community hall. If unable to attend you can send your dues to the Donnelly community club Donnelly mn

The Stevens County Republican Party convention will be on February 10th    at the Morris Legion at 7 p.m.

Stevens County Historical Society will have their annual meeting on February 12th at Old #1 Southside beginning with social hour at noon meeting at 1 pm followed by entrainment. Rsvp by Jan 30th to 589-1719

There will be an open house bridal shower for Megan Mecklenburg, bride-to-be of Patrick Uphoff on Saturday, February 4th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 601 Lyndale Ave, Morris, with a program starting at 10. The couple is registered at Menards, Target, and B Inspired.

Death notices: former Donnelly area resident Judy (Sather) Suther of N.J. passed away May 18th 2016 her parents were the former Arne and Hannah Sather of Donnelly.

Betty Hoyer of Morris passed away on January 19th survivors include her daughter former Donnelly area resident Fran Cin

Celebrations: Tiger gymnastics vs. LPGE/Browerville Savannah Aanerud 3rd on Vault, 2nd on Bars, Tied for 3rd on Beam, 4th on Floor, Tied for 2nd in All Around

Knight wrestling vs. LPGE/Browerville and Pierz Keaton Long went 2-0

Tiger swimming: Detroit Lakes triangular: Levin Strand, third in the 100 breast stroke, and was part of the 200 medley that took third ;  vs. Perham Levin placed first in the 100 breast was part of the 200 free relay that finished third 200 medley that finished first

My aunt Pearl A. Anderson celebrated her 91ST birthday on January 27th. You can send her a card at 6 Thomas St. Morris MN. 56267

Jill Loge was recently elected to the board of directors of the Morris area chamber.

Past wk. Mark Koepke and I attended the Twins caravan at the Pizza Ranch, the visitation for Sharon Carlson at the Pedersen funeral home and visited my aunt Pearl A. Anderson at her apt. I also took in the Donnelly Rod and Gun club ice fishing derby on Perkins Lake, the indoor sale at heartland Mtrs. Visitation for Betty Hoyer at the funeral home, and RUSC hot dish event at Faith, visitation for Don Larson at St. Charles Catholic Church in Herman and bbb at the met lounge. Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended the memorial service for Deloris Weinreis at the WWV.




Thursday, January 19, 2017

donnelly news



January 21st-27th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: after several weeks of bitter cold it has turned nice this week and is supposed to stay nice for the immediate future. Hard winds plus cold temps made last week’s snow very hard and almost impossible to blow at first
St. John’s Kongsvinger news: The annual meetings are as follows: St. John’s on January 22nd, at noon following worship services; note change of service times for that day only; Kongsvinger at 8:30 a. m. and St. John’s at 11 a.m. The Kongsvinger meeting is on January 29th, about noon following services, both meetings will be followed by a potluck dinner
KMRS radio broadcast dates for 2017 are February 19, April 9, June 18, August 20, October 15, and December 31. The cost to sponsor a broadcast in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special occasion is $65.00. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date
Good shepherd news:   There will be a fundraising breakfast (French toast, sausages etc.) on January 29th after services (about 10:30 a.m.) for the Ronald McDonald house proceeds will provide food supplies for the people staying there. Matching funds provided by Thrivent, free will donation co-sponsored by Faith-Morris and Zion Hoffman
The Hanson family is now home (hopefully) for good 
Community events: Raising up Stevens County Kinship is sponsoring a Hot dish cook-off on January 24th at Faith Lutheran Morris starting with entries at 4:30 p.m. meal at 5:00 p.m. tickets available at the door more info about either event call the RUSC office at 585-7872

Donnelly community club annual meeting February 13th

The Stevens County Republican Party convention will be on February 10th    at the Morris Legion at 7 p.m.
Events today (sat) are the Donnelly Rod and Gun club annual ice fishing tournament will be held on Pomme De Terre (Perkins) Lake from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the memorial service for former Donnelly resident Deloris Weinreis is at 1:30 p.m. at the West Wind Village (Villa)
Death notices: former Donnelly area resident Judy (Sather) Suther of N.J. passed away May 18th 2016 her parents were the former Arne and Hannah Sather of Donnelly.
Sharon Carlson of Donnelly passed away on January 14th.
Celebrations: Tiger gymnastics vs. Benson/KMS Savannah Aanerud Tied for 2nd on Vault, Tied for 4th on Bars, 5th on Beam, 5th on Floor, 2nd in All-Around Moorhead invitational Tigers  2nd black division Savannah Aanerud 1st Place on Vault, 3rd Place on Beam, 1st Place on Floor, 1st Place in All Around
Knight wrestling Barret triangular Keaton Long went 2-0
Tiger wrestling Minnewaska triangular Dalton Lupke went 2-0
Storm hockey: Kellen Erdahl scored his 1st goal and points as a varsity hockey player on January.14th
Tiger swimming vs. fusion Levin strand first place breaststroke, he was also part of the 200m medley that took third 200 free relay that took 4th  
Jacob Speer of Donnelly was named to the honor roll at Ridgewater College in Willmar, for fall semester 2016
Congratulations to Bertha Larson who celebrated her 95th birthday January 16th
Past wk. RUSC pool party at RFC, Jost memorial gathering at funeral home, youth fundraising breakfast at GSLC habitat for humanity pancake feed at Legion, MLK community meal at Faith, bbb at met lounge




Thursday, January 12, 2017

donnelly news


January 14th-20th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: well temps have moderated a little since last week but warmer temps brought several inches of snow and some blowing and drifting on Tuesday
St. John’s Kongsvinger news: The annual meetings are as follows: St. John’s on January 22nd, at noon following worship services; note change of service times for that day only; Kongsvinger at 8:30 a. m. and St. John’s at 11 a.m. The Kongsvinger meeting is on January 29th, about noon following services, both meetings will be followed by a potluck dinner
KMRS RADIO BROADCAST DATES FOR 2017 are February 19, April 9, June 18, August 20, October 15, and December 31. The cost to sponsor a broadcast in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special occasion is $65.00. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office and reserve your date
Good shepherd news:  The Sunday school will have an egg bake fundraiser for the youth, after services, on January 15th. There will be a fundraising breakfast (French toast, sausages etc.) on January 29th after services (about 10:30 a.m.) for the Ronald McDonald house proceeds will provide food supplies for the people staying there. Matching funds provided by Thrivent, both events are free will donation
Freddy’s force t-shirts are now available for sale contact Lisa at 589-2406

Community events: The bookmobile will be in town on January 16th on Main St. at 3:45 p.m., the firemen will meet a 7 p.m. at the fire hall
Habit for Humanity fundraising pancake breakfast January 15th at the Morris Legion from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. free will offering
. Donnelly youth club will meet on January 18th from 4-6 pm at St John’s
There are two upcoming Rising up Stevens County events: the first is a free pool party at the Regional Fitness Center pool in Morris today (Saturday) from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. co-sponsored by the Donnelly Rod and Gun club and the second is a Hot dish cook-off on January 24th at Faith Lutheran Morris starting with entries at 4:30 p.m. meal at 5:30 p.m. tickets available at the door more info about either event call the Rusc office at 585-7872

Donnelly community club annual meeting February 13th

The Stevens County Republican Party convention will be on February 10th    at the Morris legion at 7 p.m.
Donnelly Rod and Gun club annual ice fishing tournament will be held on Pomme De Terre (Perkins) Lake on January 21st from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. register by January 18th for early bird drawing, there is also a raffle associated with the contest, for more info or to buy a ticket talk to Craig Awsumb at Super Valu or any member of the Rod and Gun club.
The memorial service for former Donnelly resident Deloris Weinreis is January 21st at 1:30 p.m. at the West Wing Village (Villa)
There will be a Celebration of Life service for Robert (Bobby) Koepke on Sunday, January 15, 2017, at Fort Christmas in Orlando, FL, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. his ashes will be scattered here in Minn. later this year
Death notices: Sherrie Frank of St. Cloud passed away on Jan 8th survivors include her husband former Donnelly resident Keith Frank

Celebrations: Tiger gymnastics vs. Melrose; Savannah Aanerud Tied for 4th on Vault, 3rd in All-Around
Tiger wrestling Sauk center triangular Brady Cardwell & Dalton Lupke both went 2-0
Rilynn Mackenzie Anderson was born on January 6, 2017 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris to Stacy and Jeremy Anderson of Donnelly.  Grandparents are Jerry and Tammy Thorstad of Morris, Rick Ehrp and Lois Tatge of Chokio, and Kevin and Sue Anderson of Nisswa
Past week visit to aunt Pearl A. Anderson at her apt at the sunrise Apartments. Bbb at the met lounge