Thursday, March 23, 2017

donnelly news






Mar 25th-31st

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news,

Weather news although daytime temps have been fairly mild during the past week some strong winds have made it seem colder than it actually was still a few snow piles left to melt away

St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  Lenten services continue on March 29th at Kongsvinger and April 5th both at 7 p.m. with coffee fellowship afterwards and alternating between churches each week

There are still several dates left to sponsor in 2017 for the KMRS radio broadcast. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date``````

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: Lenten services continue every Wednesday 7 p.m. at the church

Our weekly radio program has resumed every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on KKOK 95.7 FM

Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will be on hiatus until after Easter
Attention all Singers!  We are joining others in our community for an ecumenical Good Friday Tenebrae worship service.  Everyone who loves to sing is invited to participate!  Practices will be held at Assumption Church in Morris Sunday evenings at 7:00 P.M., April 2nd, and April 9th.

Community events: The Donnelly Rod and Gun club annual meeting is on Apr 5th starting at 6:00 pm., they are raffling off a fish house, contact any member for a ticket or talk to Craig Awsumb at super Valu





The 2017 Runestone telephone association telephone directories are here; copies are available at HD and co in Donnelly, the RTA office in Hoffman, and most banks in their service area

There will be two Open house bridal showers at the Kongsvinger parish hall. First one is for Jessica Bergstrom bride to be Joe Okle on April 15th from 9:30 a.m-11:30 a.m. The second one is for Crystal Henrichs bride to be of Brad Searle on April 29th from 10 a.m.-noon

Kurt Kruize memorial scholarship fundraiser supper on April 1st from 3-7 p.m. at the Hancock community center, free will offering Kurt’s grandfather is from Donnelly

The Stevens county genealogical society will meet on April 6th at 1:30 p.m. at the library

Herman Red Hatters meet April 3rd at 9 a.m. in AJ's in Herman. 

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Graveside services for former Donnelly area resident Marylyn Hagen will be held on June 5th at Kongsvinger cemetery at 11 a.m.

Former Donnelly resident Dot Wolking recently celebrated her 91st birthday

Past week open house at Pedersen’s imp and Larson farm supply in Herman, KMRS/KKOK spring expo at Lee community center, lion’s pancakes breakfast Freddie Hanson benefit at Faith Lutheran



Thursday, March 16, 2017

donnelly news

Mar 18th-24th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news, this issue is dedicated to the memory of my Mom who passed away March 14th 1994
Weather news winter made a return on Sunday with strong winds and several inches of snow. The forecast calls for warmer temperatures this week
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  Lenten services continue on March 22nd at St. John’s and March 29th at Kongsvinger both at 7 p.m. with coffee fellowship afterwards and alternating between churches each week
There are still several dates left to sponsor in 2017 for the KMRS radio broadcast. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: Lenten services continue every Wednesday 7 p.m. at the church
Our weekly radio program has resumed every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on KKOK 95.7 FM
Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will be on hiatus until after Easter
There will be a St. Patrick’s Day dinner at Assumption –Morris on March 19th 10:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
~Attention all Singers!  We are joining others in our community for an ecumenical Good Friday Tenebrae worship service.  Everyone who loves to sing is invited to participate!  Practices will be held at Assumption Church in Morris Sunday evenings at 7:00 P.M., March 22nd, April 2nd, and April 9th.
Community events: The Donnelly fire department will meet on March 20th at the fire hall at 7 p.m.
The Donnelly Rod and Gun club is raffling of a fish house, contact any member for a ticket
The 2017 Runestone telephone association telephone directories are here; copies are available at HD and co in Donnelly, the RTA office in Hoffman, and most banks in their service area
There will be a benefit for Freddy Hanson (4 year old son of Pr Mike and Pr Martha Hanson), (grandson of Chuck and Liz Spohr) today (Saturday.) from 4-8 p.m. at Faith Lutheran- Morris. There will be a pulled pork meal (Free will donation); Also a kid’s carnival and silent and live auction.
Donnelly co-op annual meeting will be held on March 23rd starting with a dinner at noon meeting to follow about 1 p.m.
There will be two Open house bridal showers at Kongsvinger. First one is for Jessica Bergstrom bride to be Joe Okle on April 15th from 9:30 a.m-11:30 at the Kongsvinger parish hall. Jessica is the daughter of Becky and (the late Charles Bergstrom of Donnelly granddaughter of Irene Strand of Morris. The second one is for Crystal Henrichs bride to be of Brad Searle on April 29th from 10 a.m.-noon at Kongsvinger. Crystal is the daughter of Rollie and Deb Henrichs. Rollie is a former Donnelly area resident. Brad is the son of Lowell & Jan Searle of Donnelly and grandson of former Donnelly area resident Agnes Searle
Kurt Kruize memorial scholarship fundraiser supper on April 1st from 3-7 p.m. at the Hancock community center, free will offering
The Stevens county genealogical society will meet on April 6th at 1:30 p.m. at the library
There will be a double baby shower held for Beth and Josh Kieffer (baby boy), and Sarah and Dustin Sauter from 1:30 to 3 p.m. today (Saturday) at the West Wind Village - Wells Park. Beth is a former Donnelly area resident her parents are Jeff and Cindy Gulbrandson of Hoffman, grandmother is Arlene Gulbrandson of the Donnelly/Hoffman area
Donnelly rod and gun club annual meeting on April 4th starting with a meal at 6 pm at the community hall in Donnelly
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Death notices former Donnelly area resident Marylyn Hagen passed away on January 26th graveside services will be held on June 5th at Kongsvinger cemetery at 11 a.m.
Donna Haugen of Milan passed away on March 11th survivors include her sister in law Jeanne (Dale) Ennen of Donnelly and their family
The Donnelly community club had their first regular meeting of the year on March 13th as we start making plans for this year’s bee August 26th and 27th; this year’s feature is Allis Chalmers


Past week visit to aunt Pearl at her apt in Morris, including her son Jody and his wife Colleen Wilke who were up for his sister -in -law’s father’s funeral, Dot Speer funeral in Herman, birthday dinner at Kong visit with Iver Aal at the Barrett care center, Harold Mohegan birthday party in Evansville, visit with Mom’s cousin Ellard Larson in the assisted living facility, visit to Rosie Hanson in her apt in Alex, Lenten services at Gs

Thursday, March 9, 2017

donnelly news

Mar 11th-17th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news, this issue is dedicated to the memory of my Mom who passed away March 14th 1994
Weather news this week has featured several days of very strong winds making it feel much colder out than it was temperature wise
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  Lenten services continue on March 15th at Kongsvinger and March 22nd at St. John’s both at 7 p.m. with coffee fellowship afterwards and alternating between churches each week
''CELEBRATE YOU"!  KLCW Birthday/Fellowship Dinner on March 12, at the Kongsvinger Parish Hall, beginning about noon (following the 11:00 a.m. worship service).  MEAL IS POTLUCK – please furnish either a hot dish or a salad (and we'll have dessert for you). Come and join in on the fun and fellowship!  All members of the Parish are invited
There are still several dates left to sponsor in 2017 for the KMRS radio broadcast. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: Lenten services continue every Wednesday 7 p.m. at the church
Our weekly radio program will resume soon
Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will be on hiatus until after Easter
There will be a St Pat’s day dinner at Assumption –Morris on March 19th 10:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
~Attention all Singers!  We are joining others in our community for an ecumenical Good Friday Tenebrae worship service.  Everyone who loves to sing is invited to participate!  Practices will be held at Assumption Church in Morris Sunday evenings at 7:00 P.M., March 22nd, April 2nd, and April 9th.
Father daughter banquet will be held at the Hosanna worship center-Morris on March 12 at 6 p.m.
Community events: township annual meetings and elections will be held on March 14th check with your town clerk or the county auditor for time and place of your local township meeting/election
The Donnelly Community club and fire department will meet on March 13th at city hall and fire hall at 7 p.m.
The Donnelly Rod and Gun club is raffling of a fish house, contact any member for a ticket
The 2017 Runestone telephone association telephone directories are here; copies are available at HD and co in Donnelly, the RTA office in Hoffman, and most banks in their service area
There will be a benefit for Freddy Hanson (4 year old son of Pr Mike and Pr Martha Hanson), (grandson of Chuck and Liz Spohr) on March 18th from 4-8 p.m. at Faith Lutheran- Morris. There will be a pulled pork meal (Free will donation); Also a kid’s carnival and silent auction. If you would like to help or make a donation you can contact Amy Swanson (287-1867) or sign up at Good Shepherd Lutheran church. He has been diagnosed with cancer
Donnelly co-op annual meeting will be held on March 23rd starting with a dinner at noon meeting to follow about 1 p.m.

Another fundraiser for him is a Donkey basketball games on March 13th at 7 p.m. at the Morris area elementary school gym advance tickets available at Super Valu, the school offices, pizza ranch etc.
Death notices Former Donnelly area resident Dorothea Speer of Morris passed away on March 6th
Loren Lennox of Herman passed away on March 4th, survivors include his daughter Sue (the late Gary) Wilke, of St Cloud, Gary was a former Donnelly resident

Knight wrestling: Keaton Long was part of the team that finished 4th in the sate A wrestling tournament he finished runner up at 152 lbs.
Rob Bisgard won the Steve Larson memorial double dart tournament in Donnelly recently.
Tiger swimming and diving :The 200-yard medley relay team of Dalton Dierks, Levin Strand, Andrew Messner, and Ryan Bowman finished ninth with a time of 2:05.38. Final meet for sr. Levin strand

Past week hdc annual meeting in Herman, visit to my aunt Pearl at her apt in the sunrise apts. Rusc Kinship quarter craze at old # 1 Southside, glacial ridge conf meeting at st J, visited Jim and Lou Eystad at their home in Donnelly, helped with NAPS, Lenten services at Gs.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

donnelly news

Mar 4th-10th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news well the snow that was predicated for last weekend failed to materialize although Donnelly and Herman got a light dusting Saturday. Temps have been mild although the wind has had a bite to it at times during the last week.-ge Conference assembly of the ELCA will be held March 5th at 2 p.m. at St. John’s
Lenten services continue on March 8th at St John’s and March 15th at Kongsvinger both at 7 p.m. with coffee fellowship afterwards and alternating between churches each week
''CELEBRATE YOU"!  KLCW Birthday/Fellowship Dinner on March 12, at the Kongsvinger Parish Hall, beginning about noon (following the 11:00 a.m. worship service).  MEAL IS POTLUCK – please furnish either a hot dish or a salad (and we'll have dessert for you). Come and join in on the fun and fellowship!  All members of the Parish are invited
There are still several dates left to sponsor in 2017 for the KMRS radio broadcast. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: Lenten services continue every Wednesday 7 p.m. at the church
Our weekly radio program has been discontinued until we can get some better equipment installed
Other church news: a Kingdom ball will be held tonight Saturday from 6-8 p.m. sponsored by the Morris Evangelical Free Church at the church call 589 2808 for more info on the event
Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will be on hiatus until after Easter
Community events: the Donnelly city council will meet today (Saturday) at 4:00 p.m. note new day and time
The Rendsville 4-H will meet on March 6th at 7 p.m. at St John’s Lutheran Church Donnelly
Community club and fire dept. will meet on March 13th at the fire hall and city hall at 7 p.m.
The Donnelly Rod and Gun club is raffling of a fish house, contact any member for a ticket
There will be a benefit for Freddy Hanson (4 year old son of Pr Mike and Pr Martha Hanson), (grandson of Chuck and Liz Spohr) on March 18th from 4-8 p.m. at Faith Lutheran- Morris. There will be a pulled pork meal (Free will donation); Also a kid’s carnival and silent auction. If you would like to help or make a donation you can contact Amy Swanson (287-1867) or sign up at Good Shepherd Lutheran church. He has been diagnosed with cancer

Another fundraiser for him is Donkey basketball games on March 13th at 7 p.m. at the MAES gym advance tickets available at Supervalu, the school offices, pizza ranch etc.
Open house for Megan Mecklenburg bride to be of Patrick Uphoff today (SATURDAY.) 2-4 p.m. at Faith-Morris
Raising Up Stevens County's 2nd annual quarter Kraze will be held at the Old # 1 Southside in Morris today (Saturday) starting at 2 p.m. more info call 585-7872
Herman Red Hats will meet March 6th at 11 a.m. at the Hunan Spring Restaurant in Fergus Falls
Death notices Nancy Horning of Chokio passed away on Feb. 27th survivors include her son Tom (Pearl) (Anderson) of the Chokio, Donnelly area. Pearl’s parents were the late Perry and Muriel Anderson of Donnelly area
Knight wrestling: Keaton Long won the section title in class 6A at 160 lbs.
Tiger wrestling 8AA individual Brady Cardwell finished 8th at 152 lbs., Dakota Lupke also finished 8th at 160 lbs.
Becca Holland was part of the UMM women’s basketball team that finished runner-up in the UMAC tournament

Past wk. IOOF meatball diner at Herman community center, West Central homes annual meeting at Federated, church, movie night at Zion, Alfson funeral at gslc, community meal at Faith,supper and ash wed services at GSLC

Thursday, February 23, 2017

donnelly news

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

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

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

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

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


Thursday, February 16, 2017

donnelly news

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

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

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

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


Thursday, February 9, 2017

donnelly news

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