Next edition July 9th-15th.
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: A couple of shots of rain during the last week gave the crops a boost however for the most part it has been sunny and hot.
STJ/KONG PARISH News: On July 10th service times switch with services at Kong at 8:30 am and St J at 10:15 am.
The July newsletter is now out; extra copies are available in the narthex of each church.
GSLC news: July 17th is new member Sun if wish to join please call 392-5548
The Christian alternative rock group “the city Harmonic” will be appearing at Trinity Lutheran church in Cyrus on July 17th at 7 pm. The concert is free but limited to 250 people so advance reservations are encouraged by calling 287-0409 or e-mailing email@example.com. An offering will be taken for feed my starving children.
The herrlinger family will be in concert at Fron Lutheran in Starbuck on July 16 @ 7 pm and July 17th at 10:45 am.
Luther Crest’s 22nd annual quilt auction will be held today (Sat) at the camp by Alex beginning with a review at 10 am followed by lunch and the auction. The silent auction winners will be announced at 1:00 P.M. during the live auction not afterwards as stated in the parish newsletter.
The tri county horseshoe league will continue to have games at the courts in Donnelly on Tue evenings through Aug. I have also been informed that there will be a ladies sb game on July 25th, this is a makeup date.
On July 11th the red hatters will meet at the Place to be at 1 pm (They will also have a meeting on July 22nd at the 4-h food stand in Herman at 11 am), the bookmobile will be in town at 3:30 pm, and the firemen, Rendsville 4-h club and the Donnelly community club will meet at the fire hall, town hall, and St J at 7 pm.
Congratulations to Brook Gillespie who won several events at the Chokio community picnic games.
Congratulations to the Morris VFW team that won the consolation championship at the Cold Spring/Roccori tournament recently, Chandler Erickson is a member of that team
Congratulations to the Morris legion team that won their own tournament recently. Chandler and Alex Erickson are members of that team. Alex was also named to the 2011 wcc south all -conference team in baseball and was also named MVP of the conference.
Congratulations to Kourtney Giese who received honorable mention on the wcc south conference all-conference team in track.
Congratulations to all the Donnelly area students that made the last quarter honor roll at MAHS too many to mention individually.
Congratulations to Alex and Chandler Erickson and Brady Gillespie for making the honor roll at C-A H.S. and Kody Armstrong at wca h.s.
Congratulations to Jenna Moser who recently won the Theodore Thorfinnson and the Rex Warfield Cox memorial scholarships at NDSU.
Andy Brevig was among the wsca alumni who recently helped plant the alumni garden at umm
Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended the Kiwanis talent contest at Eastside Park on June 30th. The “Juharis Tribe” won first place. Afterwards I watched part of a Babe Ruth game at eagle’s complex. The black team coached by Rob Jergenson won the game over Vance Gullickson’s orange team
July 3rd Denny Bourssea and I attended the Independence Day celebration at Kong on July 3rd. Later our threshing bee royalty were participants in the heritage day’s parade in Starbuck. After the parade I stopped into the Minnewaska Lutheran home to say hi to some of the residents there and also visited with Darlene Christofferson at her home. Later in the aft Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended the golden wedding celebration for Dick and Myrna Hufford at gslc near Morris
The threshing bee royalty were also part of the 4th of July parade in Hancock; Sami Searle the “trail dusters” queen was also in the parade. Later I watched some of the tractor pull I am sure some of those pullers will also be in Donnelly for our tractor pull. At our last meeting it was decided to add another class for smaller tractors.
Pr. Mike Hanson and I had a chance to sit down for a “get acquainted” visit at the common cup in Morris on July 6th. Later Jim and Lou Eystad and I helped unload some of the items from the old good shepherd Lutheran church from the storage trailer and into the old prairie trailer building. Many of the items (old books, hymnals, tables, chairs, dishes, Christmas decorations etc.) will be sold at a garage sale next month. You can also donate items for the sale for more info call Dianne at 589-1130. Enroute home I stopped in Donnelly to watch the second game of the ladies sb doubleheader.
Joan Kopacek spent an enjoyable week at Luther Crest Bible Camp for Women’s Week.