Thursday, May 26, 2016

donnelly news

May 28th-June 3rd
Welcome to the graduation edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news it has been a very nice week so far driving around the countryside I see most crops are up and looking good
St John’s/Kongsvinger news:  The summer worship schedule starts on May 29th with services at Kongsvinger 9 a.m. and on June 1st at 7p.m. at St. John’s. This schedule will continue every sun a.m. and wed eve through July 17th when times will switch with St. John’s worshiping on Sun a.m. and Kongsvinger on wed eve. Regular schedule will resume in Sept.

Community vbs will be held on June 13th-17th from 3:30-7:30 p.m. ea. day open to all kids in the community
Good Shepherd Lutheran church news summer book study will start on June 5th the book will be "where God meets man" by Gerhard Forde. The study will be during adult Ed about 10:30 a.m.
Vbs will be held in conjunction with Zion Lutheran again this yr. at Zion –Morris on June 20-23rd led by staff from Lutheran island bible camp from 1-4 p.m. ea. day
Other church news: I have been informed that the mn all-state Lutheran choir will be at Lwlc in Alex on June 18th time TBA (it has been 7:30 pm in past years)
Swmn elca synod in June 10-11th is at Gustavus Adolphus College in st peter mn.
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on June 6th from 3:45-4 p.m.
"Grow Kids and Kinship Garden Gala" sponsored by Rusc on June 9th at the hort gardens at the wcroc 5:30-8:30 p.m. more info call 585-RUSC (7872)
The city council and rendsville 4-h will meet on June 6th at 7 p.m. at the Donnelly hall and St. John’s Lutheran church
Donnelly fire dept. will meet at 7 p.m. and community club will meet about 9 p.m. on June 13th at the fire hall and community hall.
There will be a Graduation Open house for becca Holland at old # 1 Southside on May 30th from 2-5 p.m.
There are no little league games in Donnelly this year, but do know there are horseshoe games, on Tuesday evenings, unsure about lady sb games.

Death Notice none
Celebrations: the tiger girls’ sb team won the wcc title and no 1 seed in the section 3 AA playoffs. Members include Brooke Gillisepe and Becca Holland
Tiger girls  track team placed 2nd in west central conference meet held recently, Savanah Aanerud finished first in the 3200m run, was a member of the 4x800 relay team that finished 3rd ,Islande Sperr was a member of the 4x100 m relay team that finished 4th ,boys finished  6th ,100 m Levin strand (14th )Dalton lupke( 16th )Levin was a member of the 4x100 m relay team that finished 34th and 4x200 that finished 4th
VFW auxiliary officers Joan kopacek pres., jerry kopacek color bearer, Liz Aschman trustee and parotic instructor, rose Uhden trustee
Timothy Duane Meyer was born on May 19, at Stevens Community Medical Center to Mike and BethAnn Meyer of Cyrus. Grandparents are Duane and Wendy Jergenson from Glenwood and Michael and Nita Meyer from Blaine. Great-grandparents are David and Julette Jergenson from Cyrus formerly of Donnelly

Here are the grads I have so far along with parents and grandparents if I have missed anybody let me know all grads are from Morris area schools unless otherwise noted  *denotes honor student
Katlin Van Horn North Dakota state university Mark and Karen (Kenneth and Irene) (Marge Kleinhans)
Adam Uphoff (Alan and Mary); Pat uphoff North Dakota state university; Tim uphoff ridgeway Willmar (sue and late Jon) Gary and Karen uphoff
Lindsay Flogstad (matt and Sue)
Brady Jergenson* (rob and Peggy); Robert and barb; Audrey and Nancy heinrichs 
Britany cardwell (Doug and Muriel)
Micaela Mae Brevig u of mn (Jim and Victoria Jasper) Andy Brevig
Kendra Sperr Alex tech (Duane and Lori) Paul and Betty
Rebecca Holland* (Joe and Linda)
Jonna Moser (Jon and Lori) harry and Corrine; Nancy and glen Knopp
Emily varnum mn state Moorhead (David and melody) Marylyn; les and Lyla Cin
Mac Beyer (Joel and Jamie) (carol Wilcox) mn state Moorhead
The sr. awards day was held on May 25th I see several Donnelly area kids were among the receipts I will have more info in a later column about that
Note I have temporarily misplaced my cell so do not call me on that until I find it back or get another one
Past wk. nelson estate auction Donnelly birthday party for Helen Peterson at buddies in Hancock, gslc   ss picnic Green River Park, bbb at old # 1 Southside














Saturday, May 21, 2016

donnelly news

May 21st –may 27th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news well after a week cold and rainy it has turned sunny and mild again.  Think most farmers in the area have most of their crops in but they are slow to emerge.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news:  There will be a brunch at Kongsvinger on May 22nd at 10 a.m. to honor the grads followed by joint Baccalaureate services at Kongsvinger at 11 a.m. this will also be the last day of s.s.
 The summer worship schedule starts on May 29th with services at Kong 9 a.m. and on June 1st at 7p.m. at St. John’s. This schedule will continue every sun a.m. and wed eve through July 17th when times will switch with St. John’s worshiping on Sun a.m. and Kong on wed eve. Regular schedule will resume in Sept.
Good Shepherd Lutheran church news May 22nd is the last day of Sunday school; to celebrate a picnic will be held at Green River Park in Morris starting at 12:30 p.m. with a potluck picnic and games
Summer book study will start on June 5th the book will be "where god meets man" by Gerhard Forde. the study will be during adult Ed about 10:30 a.m.
Other church news: none
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on May 23rd from 3:45-4 p.m.
Death Notice john Jack Gausman of Princeton mn passed away on May 7th. He was proceed in death by his wife former Donnelly area resident Virginia Mich
Celebrations: john DeLong was recently named king of the west wing village
The Diehl Farm of Donnelly (purchased in 1915), the Kopel Farm of Donnelly (purchased in 1916) were recently recognized as century farms in Stevens County
Chandler Erickson named to the all-conference UMAC team in bb
May 14th I traveled to Immanuel Lutheran church near Barrett mn for the memorials service for Joan Larson. Her husband is my 2nd cousin, it was an opportunity to see and visit with relatives I had not seen in some time
The Donnelly youth club Wednesday [18th] enjoyed making a “Tower of Babel” then knocking it down again as part of their lesson.
Past week Altrich sale Donnelly grant co fair board fundraiser in Herman; visit with Rosie Hanson at bethel manor in Alex and Iver Aal and others at the Barrett home, bbb at old # 1 Southside

Here are the grads I have so far I will have a complete list next wk. so if you have one let me know esp. higher Ed ones
Katlin Van Horn NDSU
Adam Uphoff MAHS
Lindsay Flogstad MAHS
Brady Jergenson MAHS
Britany Cardwell MAHS 
Micaela Mae Brevig U of MN.
Pat Uphoff NDSU
Tim Uphoff ridgeway Willmar


 

Thursday, May 12, 2016

donnelly news

May 14th -20th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news well after a week of sunny warm weather it has turned cold and rainy again.  See a few crops up in the area, a friend told me that on the family farm they were done planting.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: Youth club at St. John’s from 4-6 p.m. on May 18th
There will be a brunch at Kongsvinger on May 22nd at 10 a.m. to honor the grads followed by joint Baccalaureate services at Kongsvinger at 11 a.m.
The May newsletter is out which includes the summer worship schedule starting on May 29th
Good shepherd Lutheran church news: John kirkoff from Glenwood will give presentation on international health services during adult Ed about 10:30 a.m. on May 15th.
Other church news: none
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on May 23rd from 3:45-4 p.m.
The Donnelly fire dept. will meet on May 16th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall

Death Notice john Jack gausman of Princeton mn passed away on May 7th. He was proceed in death by his wife former Donnelly area resident Virginia Mich
Former  Donnelly area resident  Darline June Harriet wente passed away on May 10th survivors include her niece Diane (wally)kill of Morris  and nephew dick (Linda) wente of Donnelly
Mark Steven Hyatt of Alex passed away on May 4th survivors include his grandmother Evelyn(dale) Graff of Alex, dale is a former Donnelly area resident
Joan Larson of Barrett passed away on May 10th her husband Ellard is my 2nd cousin
There are some rummage sales and an auction sale(Altrich estate) in Donnelly today (sat.) and another auction sale sw of Donnelly on May 21st (nelson estate)
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Celebrations: The tiger boys and girls track team finished 2nd in the Benson meet:
100M– (8) Islande Sperr finished 8th in the 100 m and was also a member of the 4 x 100 m relay team that won first place
3200M – (1) Savannah Aanerud
Levin Strand was a member of the 4x100 m relay team that placed first and the 4 x 200 team that finished 2nd
In pelican rapids meet the girls took 2nd and boys 7th
3200M – (6) Savannah Aanerud 13:23.37
Islande Speer was a member of the 4x100 that finished 3rd



Sisseton meet: girls’ first boys 6th
4x100 and 4x200 m relay 5th Levin strand was a member of that team and also a member 1600 sprint that finished 2nd 200 m Dakota lupke finished 35th; girls Savanah Aanerud was a member of the 4 x 800 m relay team that finished first she also finished 2nd in the 800 m relay Islande speer finished 19th in the 100 m dash 17th in the 200 m
Hawley meet girls 2nd boys 4th 200 m Islande Sperr 10th she was also a member of the 4x100 m relay team that finished 2nd 400 m Savanah Aanerud 6th boys 600 m Dakota lupke 16th Levin strand was a member of the 4x200 m relay team that finished first
Little Croix meet boys (17th) 200 m Dakota lupke 37th he and Landon strand were member of the 4 x200 m relay team that finished 6th Landon was also a member of the 4 x100 that also finished 6th girls (6th) 100 m Islande Sperr 26th 200 m 28th was a member of the 4x 100 relay team finished 4th 3200 m Savanah Aanerud 3rd she was also a member of 4x800 m relay team that finished 5th
True team meet girls 4th Islande Speer 100 m 11th she was also a member of 4x1200 relay team that finished 3rd Savanah Aanerud 1600 m 10th 3200 m 3rd boys (5th) Dalton   lupke 200 m 15th
Chandler Erickson recently recorded his 100th hit as a member of the cougar bb team
Donnelly community club had its monthly meeting on May 9th as we continue to make plans for the bee and other events later this year. Next meeting is in June 13th
Rebekah Aanerud was awarded the Marion j piper scholarship by the North Dakota professional communications she is a sophomore at ndsu
Phil Kloos won the 13th annual 9 pin no tap tournament at crystal lanes recently
In a few weeks I will do my annual graduation issue if you have a grad please let me know
Past week st co gen soc. mtg, workday at gslc, bible study at gslc, bbb at old # 1













Friday, May 6, 2016

donnelly news

May 7th-13th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news well the weather has finally turned nice for a while and farmers are very busy getting the fields worked and crops in
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: Youth club at St. John’s from 4-6 p.m. on May 18th
Anyone with a graduate in the family this year is asked to let the parish office know ASAP, baccalaureate Sunday is May 22nd during joint services at Kong at 11 a.m.
The May newsletter is out which includes the summer worship schedule starting on May 29th
Good shepherd Lutheran church news: cleanup day at the church today (Saturday) starting at 8 a.m.
Other church news: none
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on May 9th and 23rd from 3:45-4 p.m.
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 & 16th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall
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. May 14th is also the date of the Altrich estate auction in Donnelly.

Death Notice Stanley Schliep of Appleton passed away on Apr. 29th his wife Marion of Holloway passed away on Apr. 23rd; survivors include Stan’s sister Irene (Ken) van Horn of Morris formerly of Donnelly
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Celebrations: The tiger boys and girls track team finished 2nd in the Benson meet:
100M– (8) Islande Sperr finished 8th in the 100 m and was also a member of the 4 x 100 m relay team that won first place
3200M – (1) Savannah Aanerud
Levin Strand was a member of the 4x100m relay team that placed first and the 4 x 200 team that finished 2nd
In pelican rapids meet the girls took 2nd & boys 7th
3200M – (6) Savannah Aanerud 13:23.37
Islande Speer was a member of the 4x100 that finished 3rd

Sisseton meet: girls’ first boys 6th
4x100 & 4x200 m relay 5th Levin strand was a member of that team and also a member 1600 sprint that finished 2nd 200 m Dakota lupke finished 35th; girls Savannah Aanerud was a member of the 4 x 800 m relay team that finished first she also finished 2nd in the 800 m relay Islande speer finished 19th in the 100 m dash 17th in the 200 m
Hawley meet girls 2nd boys 4th 200 m Islande Sperr 10th she was also a member of the 4x100m relay team that finished 2nd, 400 m Savannah Aanerud 6th boys 600 m Dakota lupke 16th Levin strand was a member of the 4x200 m relay team that finished first
Brady Jergenson was named one of the players of week in the west central conference
Greta Kathleen Rudnicki was born on April 8th, to Scott and Jen (Kopel) Rudnicki of Brainerd. Grandparents are Rob and Kathy Kopel of Donnelly.
Jerry and Joan Kopacek were among the five members of the VFW Auxiliary who traveled to Willmar Sunday April 24th for the 5th District meeting and testimonial supper. 
A number of students from the Donnelly area are among those who made the 3 q honor roll at Morris area H.S. too many to list here so I will say congrats to all of them.
In a few weeks I will do my annual graduation issue if you have a grad please let me know
Past wk. bbb at old #1  ,cd 7 rep convention in Alex with a visit to Rosie Hanson & Shirley frank at bethel manor and home afterwards, open house for geo Pederson at Morris sr. center ,spring rummage sale at faith Morris













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
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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