Friday, November 26, 2010


Next edition Nov 27th-Dec 4th.
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news. As winter approaches there may be occasions when I will be unable to get into town to check my boxes so please keep that in mind if you have news and/ or an announcement for me.

Weather news; Mother nature has given us a vivid reminder that winter is right around the corner with cold temps, some freezing drizzle, and light snow during the past week
STJ/KONG PARISH NEWS: Parish bible study “I wonder as I wander” will be held on Dec 1st and 9th. Studies will be at St J from 10:30 am ---11:30 am and at Kong from 7-8 pm.
There will be a Christmas carol sing a long at St J on Dec 5th beginning at 4:30 pm with a light lunch following
There will be a red poinsettia garden in the parish this year at Christmas services. If you would like to order one please call the parish office at 246-3211 by Dec 18th.
Wam will meet on Dec 4th at our savior’s in Chokio beginning with a short business meeting at 10 am followed by their annual advent potluck dinner. Special guest will be Julie smith from the 'institute for Lutheran theology" Everyone is welcome.
The 2nd annual holidazzle trim a tree event and silent auction will be held at the Donnelly hall on Dec 4 and 5th from 12-4 pm both days. Stop in for hot cider, coffee, sweets and other goodies. If you are going to bring a tree or an item for the silent auction please let sandy Dunn (246-3292), know by Nov 28th. She will be at the hall on Fri. eve Dec 3rd to receive trees and help set up. Proceeds will be used for renovations of the Donnelly hall. Last year’s event was very successful let’s build on it.
The red hats will meet on Dec 6th at 1 pm at “the place to be” for pizza. For those that wish to participate in a cookie exchange please bring two dozen cookies or goodies all are welcome.
LU will meet on Dec 8th at 1 pm at the Morris sr. center Laird barber will be the speaker.
Dale Snesrud of Northfield MN passed away on Nov 18th. Among the family members that survive him, is his wife Nancy (Frank). Her parents were the late John and Helen Frank of Donnelly.

Jacie Susan Wente was born on November 9, 2010 at Douglas County Hospital, Alexandria, to Chad and Jackie Wente. Grandparents are Rick and Sue Frass of Starbuck, and Richard and Linda Wente of Donnelly. Great-grandmothers are Irene Blocher of Starbuck and Rosalita Frass of Willmar.
Congratulations to Tara flaten who was recently named to the honor roll at Hancock H.S.

Congratulations to Carrie Rouske who named the all west central tribune area team in vb
Congratulations to Alex Erickson who was recently named an AAA winner at c-a H.S.
Congratulations to Becky Hennen who was named support staff member of the year at Morris area schools.
Agralite is looking for the following people from Donnelly who had their capital credit checks returned: Anderson, Gene? John; Bottcher, Don; Fitzgerald Joe; and Kietgerald, Paul. If you know the whereabouts of any of these people or any family members please call them at 1-800-950-8375.
Pearl A. Anderson and I were among those who took in the open house at sv on Nov 18th. Later the threshing bee royalty were among the participants in the parade of lights in Morris.

Andy Brevig and I were among the many that attended the turkey bingo at the Donnelly hall on Nov 19th. Thanks to westmor industries for the turkey dinner I won.
Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended the worship services at good shepherd Lutheran church in Morris on Nov 21st and the fall festival at Kong. Thanks to Betty Kill for making the doily I won there.
Due to some cell phone problems I now have a new cell# 320-288-8692

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