Thursday, January 16, 2020

donnelly news


Jan 22nd-29th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news. my column this week is dedicated to my aunt ("mom") Pearl A. Anderson who passed away on January 20th, 2019
Weather News: it has turned cold again with some light snow and blowing and drifting
Donnelly church news: There will be 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
The annual church meetings are on January 26th (ST. John's) following joint services about 10:30 a.m., followed by a furnished dinner. (Free will offering) not potluck as announced earlier
No KCLW in February
Broadcasts available for sponsorship in 2020 are 4/26, 7/5, 9/13 and 12/13. To sponsor one contact the parish office.
The Stan Koehntop family is sponsoring the broadcast of the Kongsvinger services at 11 a.m. on June 26th on KMRS (1230 a.m.) or online http://kmrskkok.com/
Good Shepherd Lutheran church news: the church is looking for a new secretary if interested contact the church at 585-6868
The sermon is broadcast every Sunday on KKOK 95.7 at10:30 a.m.
No more Tuesday A.M. bible studies or Sunday adult Ed until further notice.
BBB will continue at 7 p.m. at the Fireside restaurant in Morris on Wednesday evenings until Ash Wednesday.
The Bookmobile will be in town on Main St January 27th from 2:45–3 p.m. note new time
No Donnelly community club or Stevens county Genealogical society meetings until spring
Bar Bingo at the place to be in Donnelly. Contact the bar for more info and future dates
On February 18th at Faith-Morris, Rusc Kinship will have their annual warm hearts and hot dishes event. I attended their open house on January 14th and I learned there is going to be another open house next month
There will be an open house 90th birthday party for Andy Brevig at Kongsvinger in February
Rev David Webster of Butterfield MN passed away on December 21st. About 25 yrs ago he was an interim pastor at St John's and Kongsvinger in Donnelly.
New address: Jim and Lou Eystad C% of the Legacy 622 E 7th st. Room 150 Morris MN 56267. I visited them Tue aft Jim is doing much better

The Tiger boys BB was runner up in the Fergus falls tournament recently Jackson Loge is a member of that team.
After services on January 12th, I stopped to visit Vedar Harstad at his apartment in green river apts. On June 14th, I attended the Storm chili feed and a boys hockey game at the Lee Center Morris.






       




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Thursday, January 9, 2020

donnelly news


 Jan 15th-21st
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather News: after a cold week temps have moderated some this week, but there is a lot of snow and ice out there meaning one has to be careful about walking and driving
Donnelly church news: There will be 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
The annual church meetings are on January 19th (Kongsvinger), and January 26th (ST. John's) both meetings following joint services about 10:30 a.m. Kongsvinger will have a potluck dinner st John’s will have a furnished dinner afterward not a potluck as previously announced
No KCLW in January or February
Broadcasts available for sponsorship in 2020 are 4/26, 7/5, 9/13 and 12/13. To sponsor one contact the parish office.
Good Shepherd Lutheran church news: the church is looking for a new secretary if interested contact the church at 585-6868
No more Tuesday A.M. bible studies or Sunday adult Ed until further notice.
BBB will continue at 7 p.m. at the Fireside restaurant in Morris on Wednesday evenings until Ash Wednesday.
The Bookmobile will be in town on Main St January 27th from 2:45–3 p.m. note new time
No Donnelly community club or Stevens county Genealogical society meetings until spring
DFD meets on January 20th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall
Donnelly Rod and Gun club annual ice fishing contest on January 18th at the Pomme de Terre public access
Bar Bingo at the place to be in Donnelly. Contact the bar for more info and future dates
Rusc Kinship open house today (Tue.) 5–7 p.m. at their office at 2-1 Atlantic ave in Morris.
On February 18th at Faith-Morris, their annual warm hearts and hot dishes event will be held.
There will be an open house 90th birthday party for Andy Brevig at Kongsvinger in February
Wally McCollar and I attended the 90th birthday party for Delores Bruns at the Barrett Care center on January 5th
The Kopacek family and I were among those who attended the funeral for Laurie Dornquist January 7th at Faith Morris
Don Stroman of Chokio passed away on December 30th. Survivors include his daughter-in-law Karen of Az. She worked at the Donnelly bank for several years
New address: Jim and Lou Eystad C% of the Legacy  622 E 7th st Morris MN 56267. I visited them Sun aft Jim is doing much better
The MBA storm won their hockey tournament during the Christmas break Brady Loge is a member of that team.





        




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Friday, January 3, 2020

donnelly news

Jan 8-14th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather News: well, Dec was bookended by storms, snow, and cold temperatures. Most churches in the area canceled their services on sun a.m.
Donnelly church news: There will be 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
The annual church meetings are on January 19th (Kongsvinger), and January 26th (ST. John's) both meetings following joint services about 10:30 a.m. and both will be followed by a potluck dinner
Broadcasts available for sponsorship in 2020 are 4/26, 7/5, 9/13, and 12/13. To sponsor one contact the parish office.

Good Shepherd Lutheran church news: the church is looking for a new secretary if interested contact the church at 585-6868
No more Tuesday A.M. bible studies or Sunday adult Ed until further notice.
BBB resumes on January 8th at the fireside restaurant in Morris.
The Bookmobile will be in town on Main St January 13th from 2:45–3 p.m. note new time
No Donnelly community club or Stevens county Genealogical society meetings until spring
DFD meets on January 13th and 20th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall
Donnelly rod & gun club annual ice fishing contest on January 18th at the Pomme de Terre public access
Bar Bingo at the place to be in Donnelly on January 10th at 7 p.m. contact the bar for more info and future dates
Gathering for widows and widowers sponsored by the Pedersen funeral home in Morris on January 12th at noon in the basement of the old #1 in Morris. more info call the funeral home at 589-3220
past week: New Year's Eve service ST. Paul's Lutheran -Morris




         




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Thursday, December 26, 2019

donnelly news


Dec 31st Jan 7th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news. Happy New year to all my loyal readers out there

Most Donnelly business will close early New Year’s Eve and be closed all day on New Year’s Day

Weather News: after some cold and snow temps have moderated some this week

Donnelly church news: 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

Annual meetings are on January 19th (Kongsvinger) and 26th (ST. John’s) both following joint services about 10:30 a.m. and both will be followed by a potluck dinner

Broadcasts available for sponsorship in 2020 are 4/26 7/5 9/13 and12/13. To sponsor one contact the parish office.
Good Shepherd Lutheran church news the church is looking for a new secretary if interested contact the church at 585-6868
No more Tuesday A.M. bible studies or Sunday adult Ed until next year

St Paul’s Lutheran Morris has New Year’s Eve services at 7 p.m.

BBB resumes on January 8th at the fireside in Morris

Bookmobile in town on Main St January 13th from 2:45-3 p.m. note new time

No community club or Stevens county Genealogical society meetings until spring

DFD meets on January 13th and 20th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall

Rendsville 4-h meets on Jan 6th at 6:30 p.m. at St John’s

Former Donnelly area resident Gayle (Anderson) Hoffman of Fargo passed away on December 17th survivors include her mother Ardelle Anderson Rohloff, of Morris. Preceded in death by her father, Clayton Anderson

Past wk. open houses at Bremer, Dacotah, and riverwood banks In Morris and fedtel.morris Shirley Frank memorial service Donnelly, living nativity –faith-Morris, Christmas eve services gs-Morris st john’s Donnelly Christmas day services Gs Christmas dinner with Helen Peterson and Wally McCollar at Barrett Care center


Thursday, December 19, 2019

donnelly news


Dec 24th-31st
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news. Merry Christmas to all my loyal readers out there

If you have news for me, the next couple of weeks try and get it to me A.SA.P. As I have some early deadlines.
Most Donnelly business will close early Christmas Eve and be closed all day on Christmas Day
Weather News: it was a bitterly cold weekend with -0 temp and strong winds. I was surprised to find an unpicked cornfield in my travels the last wk.
Donnelly church news: There will be joint services of carol and readings at 9:30 a.m. on December 29th (Kongsvinger) followed by coffee hr. No regular S.S. in December. The regular weekly schedule will resume in January.
Christmas Eve services on December 24th at 8 P.m. (St. John's) Christmas day 10 a.m. (Kongsvinger)
There will again be a poinsettia garden at both churches this year contact the parish office for more details
Due to the weather the December 1st  KCLW brunch was canceled, in its place, on December 29th, a mini brunch will be held in the church basement; there will be coffee and goodies served (no potluck )after services at 9:30 a.m.
Good Shepherd Lutheran church news: There will be Christmas Eve services at 5:00 p.m., Christmas day at 10:00 a.m.at the church
Christmas leftover pot luck on December 29th
The church is looking for a new secretary if interested contact the church at 585-6868
No more Tuesday A.M. bible studies or Sunday adult Ed until next year
On December 24th, at Faith Morris, the living nativity will be presented at 3 and 5 P.m.

There will be a Christmas community dinner at first Lutheran–Morris on December 25th, starting at noon. Free will offering
St Paul’s Lutheran Morris has New Year’s Eve services at 7 p.m.
BBB resumes on January 8th at the fireside in Morris
Bookmobile in town on Main St., December 30th from 2:45-3 p.m. note new time

Sadie Jo Livengood was born on December 9th to Kody and Allishia Livengood of Morris. Grandparents are Russ Roske of Donnelly and John and H0lly Riley of Morris

Shirley Frank passed away on December 13th. The Frank family owned and ran the Gambles store in Donnelly for many years.

Santa stopped in Donnelly on December 14th, too cold for the reindeer, so the fire dept. gave him a ride into town. Thank you to the threshing bee Royalty for serving the delicious dinner prepared by community club members, and their families and later assisting Santa with his visit. The hall looked very festive thanks to their hard work and that of their families.

Past week: visited Lou Eystad in her apartment in Legacy living, flekkefrost activities in Elbow Lake visited Helen Peterson in the Barrett home, ss programs at Gs and Kong.; Dac open house, advent services Gs

                            

Friday, December 13, 2019

donnelly news

Dec 18th-24th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Most Donnelly business will close early Christmas Eve and be closed all day on Christmas Day
Weather News: Several inches of snow followed by some -0 temps', means winter is here. I think all the corn in the area has been picked by now I have not seen any unpicked fields in my travels
Donnelly church news: There will be joint services at 9:30 a.m. on December 22nd (Kongsvinger) and 29th (St John's) followed by coffee hr. No regular S.S. in December. The regular weekly schedule will resume in Jan
Christmas Eve services on December 24th at 8 P.m. (St. John's) Christmas day 10 a.m. Kongsvinger
There will again be a poinsettia garden at both churches this year contact the parish office for more details
Good Shepherd Lutheran church news: advent services on December 18th at 7 p.m. at the church
Christmas Eve services at 5:00 p.m., Christmas day at 10:00 a.m.
The church is looking for a new secretary if interested contact the church at 585-6868
No more Tuesday A.M. bible studies or Sunday adult Ed until next year
Many churches in the area are doing a hat/mitten tree again this year.
On December 24th, at Faith Morris, the living nativity will be presented at 3 and 5 P.m.
There will be a Christmas community dinner at first –Morris on December 25th, starting at noon. Free will offering
Bookmobile in town on Main St., December 30th from 2:45-3 p.m. note new time
Amara Jayde Bruns was born December 4th to Allysa Peterson and Jason Bruns of Donnelly
Former Donnelly resident Joe Wolking of Tulsa Oklahoma passed away on December 6th. His family owned/operated Wolking oil in Donnelly for many years, where the current co-op station is.
Past week parade of lights and magical Christmas events in Glenwood roger horning visitation Chokio, supper with Santa at eagles, Christmas events at Schs, faith-Morris, Morris sr. Center, family Christmas party at Barrett care center with Wally McCollar and Helen Peterson, lutefisk supper eagles, advents services Gs.

Friday, December 6, 2019

donnelly news


Dec 11th-17th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: some colder weather and several inches of snow have marked the return of winter, so shovels, blowers, plows, etc. have had to come out of storage I see there are still a few cornfields left to be picked up near the Lien church near Barrett
Donnelly church news: The Sunday school program will be presented on December 15th during worship at Kongsvinger at 10:30 a.m. (note change of time for that Sunday only) and that afternoon at 5 p.m. at St. John's. There will be joint services at 9:30 a.m. on December 22nd (Kongsvinger) and 29th (St John's) No regular S.S. in December.
There will again be a poinsettia garden at both churches this year contact the parish office for more details
Gslc news: advent services on December 11th, 18th at 7 p.m. at the church
 On December 18th during services at the church, the S. S. program will be presented
Christmas Eve services at 5:30 p.m., Christmas day at 10:30 a.m.
The church is looking for a new secretary if interested contact the church at 585-6868
Many churches in the area are doing a hat/mitten tree again this yr.
On December 24th the living nativity will be presented at Faith –Morris at 3 and 5 pm
On December 15th the 1st –Morris S.S. program will be held at 10:30 a.m., the faith one will be at 11 a.m.
Bookmobile in town on Main St., December 16th from 2:45-3 p.m. note new time
Santa day in Donnelly at the community hall is December 14th; dinner at noon served by the community club with Santa arriving about 1 p.m. Everyone welcome.
Donnelly fire department meets on December 16th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall
Rendsville 4-h Christmas party on December 14th at 6 p.m. at St J (church not parsonage as an earlier fb post said)
Open house baby shower for Danny and Kate Ennen will be held on December 14th from 10 a.m. until noon at the Kongsvinger parish hall
Roger Horning of Chokio passed away on December 1st survivors include his granddaughter Michelle (Adam) Speer of Donnelly and their family
Lou Eystad has moved into an apt at the Legacy Living in Morris; hopefully, Jim can join her there later.
, Past week thanksgiving dinner at the Barret home with Helen Peterson and Wally McCollar visit Jim and Lou Eystad at the WWV, Geesien Kill funeral assumption Morris, visit with Helen Peterson at the Barrett care center, helped with NAPS at Sr. Center, Meyer mission fundraiser Zion-Morris, advent services G.S. helped decorate the church at Gs.