Next edition Nov 6th -12th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: Minn. weather is known for doing very fast about faces and so it was this week when sunny milder weather returned enabling most area farmers to finish getting their corn picked. Most farmers are finishing up with fall tillage do some ditching and other odd jobs.
STJ/KONG PARISH NEWS: confirmation sun will be held on Nov 7th at Kong. Our confirm ands this year are Mark Dunn (Lowell and Sandy) Bryce Jergenson (rob and Peg) and Brandon Pray (Dave and Cora)
There will be reception for the confirmands following services in the Kong church basement sponsored by the Kong Thrivent finical group.
A dinner in honor of Mark Dunn’s confirmation will be held on Nov 7th following services at the Kong parish hall all members of Kong are welcome
St J beef supper will be held at the ST J parish hall on Nov 9th from 4:30 pm to 7 pm. Advance tickets may be purchased at the parish office.
Parish bible study “I wonder as I wander” will be held on Nov 10th, 17th, Dec 1 and 9th. Studies will be at St J from 10:30 am -11:30 am and Kong from 7-8 pm.
Lefse making day will be held at Kong on Nov 13th beginning at 9 am. If you can help please bring 10 lbs. of russet potatoes peeled not cooked and rsvp to Elaine Harstad at 677-2784 by Nov 10th.
Mutual ministry committee will be held on Nov 11th at 7 pm at St J.
The Nov. newsletter is now out extra copies are available in the narthex of ea. church.
Wam will meet today (Sat) at the Minnewaska Lutheran Home in starbuck beginning with coffee at 9:30 am program at 10 am. The program will be a DVD presentation by rev smith delivered at the recent Lcmc convention.
St Luke’s west will start meeting at the Keng community center beginning Nov 7th @ 8:30 am.
The haining family of Fergus falls will be in concert at the UM church in Herman on Nov 14th at 2:30 pm
Harvest supper at faith in Morris on Nov 10th 4:30 -7 pm
An open house baby shower for Wyatt Hagen, son of Jeff and Kelsey Hagen, grandson of Lynn and Sheila Schulz, will be held today (Saturday) from 2-4 p.m. at Zion Church in Hoffman
Lu will meet on Nov. 10th at 1 pm at the Morris public library
The don com club will meet on Nov 15th at 7 pm at the Donnelly hall. Note change of day.
The PO will be closed on Nov 11th due to the Veterans Day holiday
The DFD annual turkey bingo will be held on Nov 19th at 7 pm at the hall.
Millie Lesage of Morris formerly of Donnelly passed away on Nov 4th.
Bradey Harrison Lemme was born October 8, 2010 in Brookings Health System of Brookings, S.D. to Carl and Melissa Lemme. Grandparents are Barbara and Lowell Simpson of Chokio, and Dr. Gary Lemme and Dr. Terry Lemme of Brookings, S.D. Great-grandparents are Leona and Paul Lemme of Necedah, Wis. and Great-grandma Monica Tielke of Yankton, S.D.
David schmidgall of Morris passed away on Oct 26th. Among the family that survive him are a brother in law Carter (Amanda) Feuchtenberger of Donnelly
Congratulations to the MAHS FB team that won the wcc championship. Justin Stallman, tom Holland and Pat Uhpoff are members of that team.
Congratulations to tom Holland who was recently confirmed at first Lutheran.
CONGRATULATIONS to the Morris FFA chapter that recently won several awards at the national and regional level. The AG issues team earned bronze status at the national FFA convention. Kaitlin van horn is a member of that team. The chapter itself receiving a 2 star award at the convention, Sami Searle, Natalie Johnston and Kendra Sperr are officers in the chapter. The dairy food team placed third at the regional contest on Oct 8th Melanie van Horn and MaKenzie smith (who finished 4th individually) are members of that team. The horse elevation team finished 2nd Sami Searle is a member of that team and finished 5th individually. The soils judging team finished 2nd Cody Eystad is a member of that team and placed 8th individually. The nursery landscaping team placed 3rd, Beth Holland is a member of that team and she placed 6th individually.
Election results for Donnelly mayor Walt Biesterfeld, city council rose Athey and Zach Eystad who won by two votes showing again that every vote counts. Congratulations also go out to Jeanne Ennen who is the new county commissioner from dist. two
Oct 29th I attended visitation for Jim Lesmeister at the funeral home and the concert by Todd green at the Maes music hall.
Oct 30th Pearl A. Anderson and I attended the birthday parties for clearance Geise at the sr. center and Jerry Schmidt at the Legion in Morris. Since Clarence never graduated from H.S. his family surprised him with a H.S. diploma and a “graduation ceremony” Earlier in the day I attended the dedication for the new habit for humanity home in Morris
Jim and Lou Eystad attended the ss adopted grandparents event at Kong on Oct 31st. After services we attended the dinner and presentation by Wayne Grunklee on setting up an endowment fund for the church.
In the aft pearl A. Anderson and I attended the Halloween party at the Donnelly hall. “Hats off” to our royalty and their families for all their hard work in putting the party on again this year and to the judges who had the very difficult job of choosing the best among all the great costumes, in my eyes they were all winners. After the party I visited with Denny Anderson at his home.
Carolyn smith and I attended the funeral for Joyce Dalager at first Lutheran in Morris on Nov 1st. Vince did a lot of wiring for us many years ago and she and my mom knew each other from their days in E.L. Later I visited my cousin bev Hurlbut at legacy living.
Andy brevig and I attended the confirmation student’s statement of faith presentations on Nov 3rd at the Kong parish hall.
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