Thursday, June 23, 2016

Donnelly news

June 25th-July 1st

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: it was hot weekend en route home from ktown I ran into some heavy showers by Cyrus
St John’s/Kongsvinger news:  The fellowship committee met after services at St. John’s on June 15th as we started making plans for the garden (block) party to be held on July 30th at St John’s. Hopefully there will be some produce from the new parish community garden that was planted next to St. John’s this year ready to be served.
Good Shepherd news: Angel Scott will be ordained today (sat) at 2 p.m. at Good Shephard Lutheran Church-Morris she has been working as intern since last Aug part-time at Gs and St. John’s -starbuck
Other church news: the MN all-state Lutheran choir will be touring the state in June full itinerary here http://www.maslc.org/itinerary.html

Wednesday night alive at Trinity Lutheran Cyrus every Wed. eve at 7 p.m. at the church throughout the summer
St John’s- Starbuck annual ice cream social w/BBQS will be held on June 26th from 11 a.m. -1: 30 p.m. at the church located about half ways between Starbuck and Cyrus
Community news:  due to the 4th of July the Donnelly city council will meet on July 5th at city hall at 7pm
Community hog roast and fundraiser for the stork bus today (sat.)5-8 p.m. at Assumption Church Morris
Starting on July 1stand running through the 15th applications will be taken for little Miss Donnelly (8-10) and Threshing Bee queen (14-18) applications can be dropped off at boxes in HD & Co Donnelly Co-op or post office or email to werkcrew@runestone.net or lsdunn@runestone.net

 


Celebrations: Greg Swartz memorial wrestling camp most valuable wrestlers included Brady Cardwell
Among the winners at the recent Hancock h.s. awards was Brent Nienhaus Phy-ed (9th grade)
MAES Phyed award winners include Charli Erdahl Addison Cihak, Travis Fults, and Austin Raths
Joan and Jerry Kopacek attended the VFW Convention in Rochester June 9-12th.

The Threshing Bee royalty and Donnelly fire department were part of the community picnic parade in Chokio on June 11th
The royalty were also part of the Runestone Days parade in Kensington on June 19th
Reminder if you are to be out of town this summer at the lake , on vacation etc. you can always read my column on-line at the s-t website or my blog donnellyminn.blogspot.com    
Past wk. play in the park in Morris all-state Lutheran choir at LWLC –Alex, Runestone Days festivities in Kensington, ll bb games, sing a long at Immanuel Lutheran of rural Barrett













Thursday, June 16, 2016

donnelly news

June 18th-24th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: after a very hot weekend temps have moderated some, and we got some nice rain showers to freshen things up this week.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news:  The fellowship committee met after services on St. John’s on June 15th as we started making plans for the garden (block) party to be held on July 30th at St John’s. Hopefully there will be some produce from the new parish community garden that was planted next to St. John’s this year ready to be served.
Thanks to the vbs kids for singing during services at St. John’s on June 15th

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Good shepherd news: VBS will be held in conjunction with Zion Lutheran again this year at Zion –Morris on June 20-23rd led by staff from Lutheran Island Bible Camp from 1-4 p.m. ea. day more info call GS 585-6868 or Zion Lutheran at 589-2744
Angel Scott will be ordained on June 25th at 2 p.m. at Good Sheppard Lutheran Church-Morris she has been working as intern since last Aug part-time at Gs and St. John’s -starbuck
Other church news: the MN all-state Lutheran choir will be touring the state in June starting with a stop at Living Word Lutheran Church in Alex today (sat.)@ 7:30 p.m.; United Lutheran Elbow Lake on June 19th at 9 a.m.  Trinity Benson June 21st at 7:30 p.m. full itinerary here http://www.maslc.org/itinerary.html


 The SW MN ELCA women’s convention concludes today (sat) at Vinje Lutheran -Willmar
Wednesday night alive at Trinity Lutheran Cyrus every Wed. eve at 7 p.m. at the church throughout the summer
St John’s- Starbuck annual ice cream social w/BBQS will be held on June 26th from 11 a.m. -1: 30 p.m. at the church located about half ways between Starbuck and Cyrus

Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on June 20th from 3:45-4 p.m.
Donnelly Fire Dept. will meet at 7 p.m. on June 20th at the fire hall
Community hog roast and fundraiser for the stork bus June 25th 5-8 p.m. at Assumption church Morris
Donnelly Rod and Gun club’s annual fishing tournament will be held on Pome De Tere Lake (public access) June 19th starting with registration at 9 a.m.
Rockin C horse ranch is open this weekend and every third weekend though Oct. the ranch is located straight west of Donnelly on 150th St.

Celebrations The following students named to the “honor roll” at various colleges: Kristi Kopel and MaKenzie Smith of Donnelly, (MSU Moorhead) Lacey Eystad of Donnelly (Dakota State University (DSU) in Madison, South Dakota). Chandler Erickson of Chokio and Chiara Race of Donnelly (Umm)
Among those named to the west central conference all -conference team are: Brooke Gillespie and Becca Holland in softball and Brady Jergenson in baseball, Brady was also named to the West Central Tribune all area team honorable mention
Maes student of the month (May) included Brenna Jergenson (first grade)
Chandler Erickson (UMM) recently earned UMAC academic honors
Morris area elementary school awards program: Jackson Loge 1st place geography bee; science fair -top ten finishers included Daniel Baily- Kloos (4th grade) Hannah Cegla (5th grade) Jackson Loge (6th grade)
Jacob Fisher recently graduated from the Air Force academy his parents are Steve and Kathleen Fisher; grandmother is Marilyn Smith
Thanks to Marilyn Smith for this: We just got back from Wichita, KS.  Jacob married his high school sweetheart, Rachel.  Chris, Janelle and family - Cathy and Lorin Miller and family from Kindred, ND, myself, and my brother, Robert Kalmoe and his wife Belinda from Weatherford, TX were there.  A good time was had by all.
Ryan Kruize, son of Jim and Michelle Kruize, is a recent graduate of Hermitage High School in Henrico, Virginia.  Ryan's paternal grandparents are Reuben and Bernadine Kruize, former Donnelly residents
Among the winners at the recent Hancock h.s. awards was Brent Nienhaus Phy-ed (9th grade)
Joan and Jerry Kopacek attended the VFW Convention in Rochester June 9-12th.
The threshing bee royalty and Donnelly fire dept.  were part of the community picnic parade in Chokio on June 11th
The Donnelly community club had their monthly meeting following the ice cream social on June 13th as we continue to make plans for the bee on Aug.27th and 28th reminder the feature this year is John Deere 
A good crowd was on hand for the annual ice cream social on June 13th thanks to the threshing bee royalty for serving the ice cream and the Rendsville 4-h for the delicious pies they made and sold.
Reminder if you are to be out of town this summer at the lake , on vacation etc. you can always read my column on-line at the s-t website or my blog donnellyminn.blogspot.com    
Past wk. open house at county line dairy Chokio, rick’s woodworking auction -Cyrus pioneer land band festival-Benson         













Thursday, June 9, 2016

donnelly news

June 11th-17th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news although there have been a few cool evenings so far the daytime has been mostly sunny & nice, crops continue to look very nice supposed to get very hot later this week
St John’s/Kongsvinger news:  The summer worship schedule with services at Kongsvinger on Sunday at 9 a.m. and Wednesday at 7p.m. at St. John’s is now in effect. This schedule will continue until further notice
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 more info call the parish office 246-3211
Kongsvinger Krusaders will be doing the Pizza Ranch Tip Night Fund Raiser on Monday June 13th. We encourage folks to stop by for dinner or take-out (5 P.M. to 8 P.M.) to support the team. A percentage of the evening’s earnings and all tips will go towards our relay for life team

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Gs news: 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 more info call GS 585-6868 or Zion Lutheran at 589-2744
Angel Scott will be ordained on June 25th at 2 pm at Good Sheppard Lutheran Church-Morris
Other church news: the MN all-state Lutheran choir will be touring the state in June starting with a stop  at Living Word Lutheran Church in Alex on June 18th  @ 7:30 p.m. ; United Lutheran Elbow Lake on June 19th at 9 a.m.  Trinity Benson June 21st at 7:30 p.m. full itinerary here http://www.maslc.org/itinerary.html


SWMN ELCA Synod convention concludes today (sat.) at Gustavus Adolphus College in St Peter MN, the women’s convention will be held next weekend at Vinje Lutheran -Willmar
Summer worship schedule at Faith and First-Morris is now in effect until Sept. one service on Sundays at 9 a.m.  VBS at Assumption Morris June 6-10th from 9-11:30 a.m. ea. day call the church for more info 589-3003
Wednesday night alive at trinity Lutheran Cyrus every wed eve at 7 pm at the church throughout the summer
St John’s Starbuck annual ice cream social w/BBQS will be held on June 26th from 11 am 1: 30 pm at the church located about half ways between starbuck & Cyrus

Burgers blessings and beverages has moved back to the Met Lounge/diamond supper club and continues every wed.at 7 pm
Community news: when driving though Donnelly be sure to check out upcoming events on the community bulletin board on north end of the park in Donnelly.
The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on June 20th from 3:45-4 p.m.
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 bike rodeo at 6:30 pm prior to the fireman’s mtg at city hall
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.

An open house bridal shower honoring Angela Halbe (daughter of Steve and Jeanne Halbe of Morris), bride to be of Jeff Boer, will be held on Saturday, June 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Morris Senior Center in Morris. Please bring your favorite recipe to share. Jeanne is a former Donnelly area resident
Open house 90th birthday party for Bernice erdahl today (Saturday) at the Morris sr. center from 2-5 pm no gifts please
Community hog roast and fundraiser for the stork bus June 25th 5-8 pm assumption church Morris
Death notices Lynn R. Thompson, of Brandon passed away on June 5th survivors include his wife former Donnelly resident Renee (Bouressa).
Spotty Jim Leegaard passed away June 4th in fl. His grandmother Thelma and family were longtime members of Kongsvinger

Celebrations: The following area students were among the North Dakota State University students to be placed on the spring 2016 dean's list: Rebekah Aanerud, Kourtney Giese, and Elizabeth Holland
Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named students to its President's List for the 2016 spring semester. Cammi Aanerud was one of them
Xochil Mendez and Mac Beyer, both of Morris, are excited to announce their engagement. Xochil is the daughter of Antonio and Maribel Mendez. Mac is the son of Joel and Jamie Beyer. And grandson of carol an d the late Sid Wilcox
Brooke Gillespie named to west central tribune all area team becca Holland was named honorable mention

Hannah Flogstad and Courtney Lehman were members of the tiger’s 7th grade sb team, Kendra Wevley; & Kellie Wilts were members of 8th grade team that both had an undefeated season
Tiger girls track team finished 4th in Sec.  6A Savanah Aanerud 9th 3200m; Islande Sperr was a member of 4 x100 m relay team that finished 8th
The boys finished 15th
Morris Area High Scholarships Courtney Storck 2  Britany Cardwell 8 Becca Holland 7 Brady Jergenson 4 Sarah Jackson 4  Joanna Moser 4,Madison Wevely 3 Lindsey Flogstad 2  Adam Uphoff 1
Other scholarships from people with Donnelly connections are: Kurt Kruize memorial   Jenna Derung,   Thora and William Cooley, memorial award Rob Rohloff, Sean Amundson, Andrew Mahoney; Curt Van Horn, Carly Maanum        
The threshing bee royalty were part of the Cyrus Days parade on June 4th   
For the 2nd week I have a fire to report on in Donnelly the Tony Lesimeister house on 1st st caught fire on June 5th thankfully again there were no injuries
Bryce Jergenson and Scott Henrichs were part of the Morris Eagles team that won the Mike Johnson memorial tournament in Morris over the weekend
Past wk. Cyrus day activities, Graff/greiner auction agralite mtg Benson 
Reminder if you are to be at the lake or on vacation this summer you can always read my column on-line at the s-t website or my blog donnelllyminn.blogspot.com             












Thursday, June 2, 2016

donnelly news

June 4th- 10th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news some timely rains over the weekend were just what “the Dr. ordered”, so far crops continue to look very good
St John’s/Kongsvinger news:  The summer worship schedule with services at Kongsvinger on Sunday at 9 a.m. and Wednesday at 7p.m. at St. John’s is now in effect. This schedule will continue until further notice
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 more info call the parish office 246-3211
Kongsvinger Krusaders will be doing the Pizza Ranch Tip Night Fund Raiser on Monday June 13th. We encourage folks to stop by for dinner or take-out (5 P.M. to 8 P.M.) to support the team. A percentage of the evening’s earnings and all tips will go towards our relay for life team

ALL COMMITTEE MEETING NIGHT – is scheduled for June 8, at 8:00 p.m. following mid-week worship services at St. John’s. All Committees should plan to meet that evening. This event will be held in place of the June Council meetings.
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 more info call GS 585-6868 or Zion Lutheran at 589-2744
Other church news: the MN all-state Lutheran choir will be touring the state in June starting with a stop  at Living Word Lutheran Church in Alex on June 18th  @ 7:30 p.m.  United Lutheran on June 19th at 9 a.m.  Trinity Benson  June 21st at 7:30 p.m. full itinerary here http://www.maslc.org/itinerary.html


SWMN ELCA Synod in June 10-11th is at Gustavus Adolphus College in St Peter MN, the women’s convention will be held a week later at Vinje Lutheran Willmar
Summer worship schedule at Faith and First-Morris is now in effect until Sept. one service on Sundays at 9 a.m.  VBS at Assumption Morris June 6-10th from 9-11:30 a.m. ea. day call the church for more info 589-3003

Burgers blessings and beverages is moving back to the Met Lounge starting on June 8th
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 Kinship on June 9th at the WCROC 5:30-8:30 p.m. pork chop, dinner-silent auction, kickoff to brick project 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 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 Duane Touhey of Herman passed away May 29th; his survivors include his son Bob (Deb) (Banister) Touhey of Chaska. Deb is former Donnelly area resident
Celebrations:
Tiger girls  track team placed 2nd in section 6a track meet, Savanah Aanerud finished sixth in the 1600 m run,4 3200 m run was a member of the 4x800 relay team that finished 3rd ,Islande Sperr finished 6th in 100 m run,18th 200m run  was part of the 4x100 relay team that finished 2nd

The boys finished  4th ,200 m Levin Strand (12th )Dalton Lupke( 19th )Levin was a member of the 4x100 m relay team that finished 5th and 4x200 that finished 4th
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
Sympathy to Robert Eystad whose semi-cab burned up in a fire on May 30th at his HQ in Donnelly (old co-op feed store /HQ) thankfully no injuries and the trailer contents were not damaged
Morris Area High Scholarships Courtney Storck 2  Britany Cardwell 8 Becca Holland 7 Brady Jergenson 4 Sarah Jackson 4  Joanna Moser 4,Madison Wevely 3 Lindsey Flogstad 2  Adam Uphoff 1
Other scholarships from people with Donnelly connections are: Kurt Kruize    Jenna Derung,   Thora and William Cooley, Rob Rohloff, Sean Amundson, Andrew Mahoney; Curt Van Horn, Carly Maanum                             

More grads
Sarah Jackson MAHS Darwin Jackson, Kyle and Deb Smith,  Grandparents Cal and Jan Bumgardner
Courtney Stork MAHS Dave and Kay Stork Grandmother Carrie Melchert
Madison Wevely MAHS Mathew and Alisha Gramith Grandparents Ron and Sue Wevley
Past wk. Memorial Day program at Armory, open house for Becca Holland at Old #1 Southside bbb at old #1











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