Thursday, October 12, 2017

donnelly news

Oct 14th-20th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: after several weeks of on & off again rain it has stopped at least for the time being and we have had several days of sunshine. We had frost on Monday evening. I understand farmers are busy making up for lost time in the fields.
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: St John’s fall festival is today (Saturday) from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the church, food, BBQs, scalloped potatoes, chicken dumpling soup and pie) white elephant, bake, card sale etc.
Services are being broadcast on the radio on October 15th at 11 a.m. in memory of Stan Koehntop
Third graders will receive their bibles during services at Kongsvinger on October. 15th
There will be Affirmation of faith statements by the Confirmands on October 25th at 7 p.m. at Kongsvinger. Confirmation services will be held during joint services on October 29th at 10 a.m. at Kongsvinger

Gslc news: Fall VBS is on Wednesday afternoons from 3:45-5 p.m. (except on the 18th) though November 1st
A 3 part adult Ed on Martian Luther continues through October after coffee fellowship
A celebration of 500th anniversary of the reformation will be held on November 1st at 7 p.m. at the church
Other church news: Glacial Ridge Women of the ELCA Fall Gathering at Faith Lutheran Church, Morris Tuesday, October 24th, Registration begins at 4:30p.m.
Registration fee is $8.00 Light supper at 5:00 p.m.; followed by the meeting—in the Fellowship Hall Program in the Sanctuary at 7:00p.m. The program is Martin Luther as portrayed by Rev. Larry Strenge. This is the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, Ephesians 2:8 “For it is by God’s grace that you have been saved through Faith.”
In-kind offering gifts go to the Stevens County Food Shelf (canned food goods, toiletry items and cash donations)
Also today (Saturday) Our Savior's Lutheran church, Chokio, fall bake sale, silent auction, and raffle will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Coffee and goodies served all morning. A soup and sandwich lunch will be served and at Zion Lutheran church, Morris, a fall bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coffee and homemade baked goods in the morning; Soup and BBQs at noon. Bake sale, produce, plants, crafts, white elephants, and silent auction items.
Reformation Celebration  on October 29th at 2:00pm at first-Morris Come and celebration the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation with songs and readings that will illuminated and celebrate this historical event in our Lutheran heritage.       
Herman UMC Ham Dinner is October 15th from 11am – 1pm.; Adults $10.00 and Children 5-10 $5.00. Full Ham Dinner with Homemade Pies!  Also, there will be a theme basket Silent Auction.
~Missionary Mozart Adevu to Speak at Federated Church October 22nd at 7pm.  Mozart is returning to tell us about his position as the Africa regional coordinator for the Sustainable Agriculture and Development Program for UMCOR, and what has happened in the past 2 years since his last visit!  A Small Reception to follow, a freewill offering will be taken to support his ministry.
The Youth group will be hosting a breakfast to benefit the hurricane victims on October 15th, after the 9 am mass at assumption-Morris
Community news: On October 23rd the bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m.
The firemen will meet on October 16th at 7 pm at the fire hall
Alexandra's miracle mission’s 2nd annual 5/2 K run/walk today (Saturday) starting at 8 a.m. at Pomme de Park’s main shelter near Morris
Donnelly youth club will meet on October. 18th at 4 p.m. at St. John’s

Death notices: Mary and Harvey Flaten of Hancock passed away on September. 14th and October 6th survivors include their nephew Walt (Kathi) biesterfeld and family of Donnelly
Chad Hilbrand of Herman passed away on Oct. 9th survivors include his aunt; Lola Smith of Donnelly
Donnelly community club had our final meeting of the year on October 9th as we discussed the past year and looked ahead to next year it was announced that the community Halloween party will be held on October. 28th starting at 1 p.m., time and date for Santa days will be announced later
Rockin c ranch rural Donnelly will have pumpkin days on October 21st and 22nd from noon to 5 pm both days tickets available at the gate
Tiger cc Benson meet boys 4th girls 3rd Isabel Fymboh 27th Micah aanenurd 32nd
Former Donnelly resident Dani Lesmeister received two awards at the leading age annual meeting in Brainerd recently for her work with St. Francis Health services of Morris: one of the 50 for the next 50 and was also given the 2017 spirit of advocacy award
Islande Speer is a member of the Tiger VB team that finished 3rd in the mn showcase tournament in Burnsville recently and 2nd in the Alex tourney on Saturday.

Past wk. st co gen soc. mtg at the museum, visit to my aunt pearl, tiger homecoming parade and game, dean Olson visitation and funeral at gslc (w/Eystad’s); Steve Larson double darts tournament at place to be in Donnelly, helped celebrate Jim Eystad’s birthday during coffee fellowship at gslc, someplace pancake breakfast at Old#1 Southside, respect life banquet at Morris e free church. Donnelly community club mtg at community hall-Donnelly, BBB met lounge Morris

Thursday, October 5, 2017

donnelly news

Oct 7th -13th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news it has rained off and on most of the past week, see some beans are starting to be harvested, although farmers cannot do much due to the rain. We did not get too much rain here in Morris but not too far west Alberta, Chokio etc. it is very wet.
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: confirmation services will be held during joint services on October 29th at 10 a.m. at Kongsvinger
St John’s fall festival is October 14th from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the church, food, white elephant sale, bake, card sale etc.
Gslc news: Fall VBS is on Wednesday afternoons from 3:45-5 p.m. (except on the 18th) though November 1st
A 3 part adult Ed on Martian Luther starts on October 8th after coffee fellowship
Hurricane disaster fundraiser breakfast raised $1260
Other church news: Glacial Ridge Women of the ELCA Fall Gathering at Faith Lutheran Church, Morris Tuesday, October 24th, Registration begins at 4:30p.m.
Registration fee is $8.00 Light supper at 5:00 p.m.; followed by the meeting—in the Fellowship Hall Program in the Sanctuary at 7:00p.m. The program is Martin Luther as portrayed by Rev. Larry Strenge. This is the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, Ephesians 2:8 “For it is by God’s grace that you have been saved through Faith.”
In-kind offering gifts go to the Stevens County Food Shelf (canned food goods, toiletry items and cash donations)

              
Community news: On October. 9th the bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m.
City council meeting today (Saturday) at 4 p.m. at city hall
Donnelly community club will meet on October 9th at 7 p.m. at the community hall
2nd annual Steve Larson double darts tournament will be held today (Saturday) at The Place to Be in Donnelly starting with registration at 10:30 a.m., continuing with a hog roast and other activities throughout the Day. More info call the bar at 246-3221
Alexandra's miracle mission’s 2nd annual 5/2 K run/walk October 14th starting at 8 a.m. at Pomme de Park’s main shelter near Morris

On October 8th the Someplace Safe pancake fundraiser will be held at Old #1 Southside from 9 a.m.-12:30p.m. Tickets available at the door and the Options for Women Respect Life banquet will be held starting at 4:30 p.m. at Morris Evangelical Free Church. Tickets available at Options for Women in Morris
Alex Winther was born on September 10th to Ryan and Jill Winther of Herman. Grandparents are Paul and Nancy Thompson of Herman and Bob Winther of Herman. Great-grandparents are Glen and Gertie Werk of Donnelly
Bristol Elizabeth Welch was born September 21, 2017, at Stevens Community Medical Center to Mikaela Henrichs of Morris, MN and Michael Welch of Morgan, MN. Bristol weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and was 21 1/2 in. long. Grandparents are Larry and Mary Friesen of Donnelly, MN, Brian Henrichs of Donnelly, MN and Bob and Teresa Welch of Morgan, MN. Great-grandparents are Don and Shirley Grossman of Morris, MN, and Judy Friesen of Barnesville, MN.
Death notices: Steve Gibbs for Moorhead passed away on September 23rd local survivors include his grandparents; Dennis and Jan (Anderson) Melchert of Alex. Jan is a former Donnelly resident
Wayne David Rathke passed away September 28th; local survivors include his brother Warren (Deloris) Rathke of Morris & their family. Deloris is a former Donnelly area resident

Past week visit to my aunt Pearl, Genevieve Hansen visitation –funeral home homecoming concert at hfa-umm cougar homecoming fb game -big cat stadium, visit to Ruth Stand and Rosie Hanson in Alex, bible study at GS with Eystad’s, Naps with Eystad’s at sr. center

Thursday, September 28, 2017

donnelly news

September 30th-October 6th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news it has rained off and on most of the past week, see some beans are starting to be harvested
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: On October First the Morris area community church choir will sing at a combined parish 11 A.M. service at St. John's in Donnelly. The choir is composed of singers from at least six area parishes.

Gslc news: Gs members are asked to wear their Freddy’s force to church on October 1st to celebrate the end of chemo treatments for Freddy
Other church news: Faith Lutheran will have an outreach breakfast on October 1st during fellowship hour to raise support for the missionary they support in Africa

              
Community news: On October. 9th the bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m.
City council meeting on October 7th at 4 p.m. at city hall
Donnelly community club will meet on October 9th at 7 p.m. at the community hall
2nd annual Steve Larson double darts tournament will be held on October 7th at The Place To Be in Donnelly starting with registration at 10:30 a.m., continuing with a hog roast and other activities throughout the Day. More info call the bar at 246-3221
Open House Baby Shower for Baby Beyer, son of Mac and Xochil, will be held today (Saturday) from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church. They are registered at Target. All are welcome and invited to attend.
 Alexandra's miracle mission’s 2nd annual 5/2 K run/walk October 14th starting at 8 a.m. at Pomme de Park’s main shelter
Herman Red Hats meet at 9 a.m. on October 2nd at AJ’s in Herman
On October 8th the Someplace Safe pancake fundraiser will be held at Old #1 Southside from 9 a.m.-12:30p.m. Tickets available at the door and the Options for Women Respect Life banquet will be held starting at 4:30 pm at Morris Evangelical Free Church. Tickets available at Options for Women in Morris
Alex Winther was born on September 10th to Ryan and Jill Winther of Herman. Grandparents are Paul and Nancy Thompson of Herman and Bob Winther of Herman. Great-grandparents are Glen and Gertie Werk of Donnelly
Death notices: Steve Gibbs for Moorhead passed away on September 23rd local survivors include his grandparents; Dennis and Jan (Anderson) of Alex. He was my third cousin
Former Donnelly area resident Rev. Arnold Jergenson of Silverdale Washington passed away on September 24th
Former Donnelly resident Marge Trost Speer passed away on September 19th. Local survivors include her daughter Becky (Chuck) Hennen of Morris and their family. No funeral service
The Threshing Bee royalty were part of the Lake Region Threshermen’s Association parades (regular and machinery) in Dalton and Applefest in Appleton recently
Cross county Ortonville met boys and girls 1st girls Isabel Fynbol 8th boys Micah Aanerud 25th Millica mega meet Isabel Fynbol (8th grade )56th,  Micah Aanerud 438 (JV)


Past week visit to my aunt Pearl, RUSC fall festival, watched Tyran Paul memorial bike ride take off at eastside park-Morris, birthday party for Margret Kramer at UM church in Herman, meet and greet for Dave Hughes for congress at legion Morris, bible study at Gs (w/Eystad’s),BBB at met lounge

Friday, September 22, 2017

donnelly news

Sept 23rd-29th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: it was rainy and cool over much of the last wkend, some strong winds did some damage Tue eve in the area and knocked out power to some people in the area

St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: On October First the Morris area community church choir will sing at a combined parish 11 A.M. service at St. John's in Donnelly. The choir is composed of singers from at least six area parishes.

Gslc news: breakfast fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey victims September 24th after services

Other church news: Faith Lutheran will have an outreach breakfast on Oct 1st during fellowship hour to raise support for the missionary they support in Africa

              
Community news On September 25th .the bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m.,
City council mtg on October 7th at 4 p.m. at city hall
Stevens county genealogical society, meets on October 5th at 1:30 p.m. at the museum in Morris
Rendsville 4-h meets at 7 p.m. at ST. John’s on October 2nd
Mary Flaten of Hancock passed away on September 14th survivors include her son Justin (Carrie Dingman) Flaten Carrie is the granddaughter of Louella Kopel of Donnelly
Former Donnelly area resident Franklin Miller passed away on Sept 16th and Marj Trost Speer passed away on Sept.19th. Both currently lived in Morris
Open House Baby Shower for Baby Beyer, son of Mac and Xochil, will be held Saturday, September 30 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church. They are registered at Target. All are welcome and invited to attend.
Tigers cross county lpge meet boys 12th Micah Aanerud 138th
Past week visitation for Carolyn smith-funeral home and Roy Nohl Morris e-free church, big Iron in  Fargo, pioneer power show-Albany ,mccl fall tour Alex, bible study at Gs w/Eystads, visited former Donnelly area resident Palma (Jergenson) Johnson in Albany

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

donnelly news

Sept 9th-15th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: some cool mornings are a reminder fall is around the corner although the days have been sunny and mild.

St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: Regular services start on September 17th with services at Kongsvinger at 8:30 a.m. (coffee fellowship afterwards), parish Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. at Kongsvinger, services at ST. John’s at 11 a.m. (coffee fellowship prior to services). This schedule will continue until next May.

Gslc news: breakfast fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey victims September 24th after services

Other church news: Musician and singer Tony DeBlois is back with a concert on September 17th at 7:00p.m. at the Federated Church-Morris.  This 42-year-old pianist from Randolph, MA is blind, autistic and has Savant Syndrome, and has inspired all who meet him.  There will be a Reception to follow.


           
Community news UMM Reference librarian Peter Bremer will give a presentation titled Hidden Gems: Overlooked Genealogical Resources on the Web today (Saturday) at 11:00 a.m. at Rodney A. Briggs Library in room #350A. Free online tools will be highlighted. Afterwards time will be given for personal family history research. Everyone is welcome.co-sponsored by the Stevens county genealogical society no charge
 On September 25th .the bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m.,
The firemen will meet on September 18th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall in Donnelly
Raising up Stevens County Kinship fall festival September 22nd from 4-6 p.m. at eastside Park-Morris
Donnelly youth club meets on September. 20th at 4 p.m. at St. John’s
Carolyn Smith of Donnelly passed away on September 8th local survivors include her son Mark (Pat) of Donnelly and their family
Ray Nohl of Hancock passed away on September 11th local survivors include his wife former Donnelly area resident Tracey Loge and their children
The Donnelly community club had their post bee meeting on September 11th, despite the rain we had very good attendance again this year, discussion was held about the past bee and ideas for future bees. A reminder the 2018 bee is August. 24-26th the tri -feature is Oliver, Cockshutt, and Moline anyone who has any ideas/suggestions for it and/or other community club events please let me ,or somebody with club know about it or come to the next meeting on October 9th 

Past week visit to my aunt Pearl at her apt, lrpta show in Dalton, Taryn Paul funeral at MAES, Martin Luther movie at Morris Theater, Donnelly community club mtg., bible study at Gs w/Eystad’s ,Carolyn smith visitation at funeral home

Friday, September 8, 2017

donnelly news

Sept 2nd-8th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: We had some rain off and on all day Friday, and I drove home in rain from Rollag on Monday afternoon until I got Barrett, otherwise been sunny and mild  although cool Wednesday a.m.

St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: September 10th is “God’s work our hands” day, starting with a brief service at Kongsvinger at 8:30 a.m. followed by a time of work throughout the community return to St. John’s at noon for dinner. Sunday school kids will be packing Lutheran world relief kits that day

Regular services start on September 17th with services at Kongsvinger at 8:30 a.m. (coffee fellowship afterwards parish Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. at Kongsvinger serv9ices St John’s at 11 a.m. (coffee fellowship prior to services). This schedule will continue until next May.

Gslc news: rally Sunday is September 10th breakfast fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey victims September 24th after services

Other church news: the movie A Return to Grace: Luther's Life and Legacy will be shown at the Morris Theater on September 9th at 2 pm no charge

Dedication services for the new Trinity Lutheran church Alberta will be held on September 10th starting with services at 10:30 a.m. followed by a dinner

Faith and first and other elca churches in the area will also be participating in God’s work our hands activities on September 10th. Many of these same churches will have rally Sun. on September 17th

Musician and singer Tony DeBlois is back with a concert on September 17th at 7:00pm at the Federated Church-Morris.  This 42-year-old pianist from Randolph, MA is blind, autistic and has Savant Syndrome, and has inspired all who meet him.  There will be a Reception to follow.

On September 10, at St. Mary’s Church, Chokio, Come at 10:15
A.M. to join the choir in singing polka style hymns before church.
Mass is at 10:30 with a freewill offering Dip-It-Dinner following

St. Charles Catholic Church Fall Festival
Sunday, September 10, 11:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m., St. Charles Church,
Herman. Turkey dinner with all the trimmings, home-made pie;
Raffle of hand-made full sized quilt, etc. Served at the Herman
Community Center, downtown Herman

           
Community news:well another bee is history thanks to everyone who came out and helped out in anyway. 2 inches of rain Friday eve washed out some events Saturday. But a nice sunny day Sun helped make up for it. Remember next yrs. show is August. 24th-25th the tri-feature is all things made by Oliver, Cockshutt and Moline
UMM Reference librarian Peter Bremer will give a presentation titled Hidden Gems: Overlooked Genealogical Resources on the Web on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 11:00 a.m. at Rodney A. Briggs Library in room #350A. Free online tools will be highlighted. Afterwards time will be given for personal family history research. Everyone is welcome.co-sponsored by the st co gen soc. no charge
 On September 11th .the bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m., the community club and firemen will meet at 7 p.m. in the community and fire hall
Raising up Stevens County Kinship fall festival September 21st from 4-6 p.m. at eastside Park-Morris
Donnelly youth club meets on September. 20th at 4 p.m. at St. John’s
The new 2017-2018 threshing bee royalty are: Jessalyn Marshall Junior Queen, Katlin Peterson Junior princess, Tessa Hennessy, little miss Donnelly
Tiger cc –Appleton boys 3rd girls 2nd Isabel Fynboh 3rd (JH)
Past week visit to my aunt Pearl at her apt. David Flugel retirement party at Brick house (w/wally McCollar) wmstr in Rollag, mohagen funeral in Elbow Lake, helped at naps w(Eystads’) bbb at met lounger


Thursday, August 31, 2017

donnelly news

Sept 2nd-8th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news:Two  inches of rain on Friday evening and Saturday a.m. ,sunny and mild Saturday aft/eve and this week.

St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: The summer schedule will conclude with services on September 3rd at St. John’s., at 9 a.m.


           
Community news:well another bee is history thanks to everyone who came out and helped out in anyway. 2 inches of rain Friday eve washed out some events on Friday evening and Saturday. But a nice sunny day Sun helped make up for it. Remember next yrs. show is August. 24th-25th the tri-feature is all things made by Oliver, Cockshutt and Moline

 On September 11th .the bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m.,
The rensdvile4-h will meet on Sept 5th at 7 pm at St. John’s Donnelly, note change of date due to the Labor Day holiday
City council meets September 2nd at 4 p.m. in the city council chambers
The new 2017-2018 threshing bee royalty are: Jessalyn Marshall Junior Queen, Katlin Peterson Junior princess, Tessa Hennessy, little miss Donnelly
Jonnna and Justin Moser won purple ribbons on their cattle at the state fair
Cross country Morris invite Isabel Fynboh 1st 8th grade

Past week visit to my aunt Pearl at her apt. Donnelly threshing bee activities, community choir concert at assumption, bible study at GS w/Eystad’s Fmsc packing events at Morris elem school law enforcement picnic at Eastside Park, work night on the bee grounds visit to Ruth strand at her apt in Alex, swcd family fun night at Pomme de Park, services at GS w/Eystads. Prayer vigil for Taryn Paul at faith