Friday, October 28, 2011

donnelly news

Next edition: Oct 29th- Nov 4th Welcome to another version of the Donnelly news. Weather news; A few mornings of waking up with “frost on the pumpkin” and some cool days reminds us that fall has arrived. I suspect that by the time you read this most of the farmers in the area will have had all their crops picked and fall fieldwork done. STJ/KONG PARISH News: There will be joint services at Kong on Oct 30th at 11 am with the ss kids singing. St J beef supper will held on Nov 8th at the church beginning at 4:30 pm. GSLC news: Services are at 9 am followed by coffee hour. SS is at 10:30 and while the kids are in ss the adults have bible study in the sanctuary. First Lutheran of Morris will have a Scandinavian supper and silent auction on Nov 2 from 4-7 pm. Advance sale tickets are available at the church office Faith Lutheran will have a meatball supper on Nov 9th at the church The community Halloween party will be held on Oct 31st at the Donnelly hall beginning with games at 5:30 costume judging at 6 pm. Light lunch to follow everyone welcome for info call 246-3451 The st co gen soc will meet on Nov 3rd at 1:30 pm at the library. The Morris life care center will have an Italian dinner and silent auction on Nov 5th at the Assumption Catholic Church beginning at 4:30 pm free will donation Harriet Schwartz, of Alexandria formerly of Donnelly passed away on Oct 15th. Survivors include a grandson Greg (Naomi) Fynboh and their family of Donnelly Vern Eystad of Fergus Falls passed away on Oct 19th, survivors include his nephews’ Jamey (Kathy) Eystad; Lee (Duke) (Donna) Eystad and Robert (Bernie) and their families of Donnelly and a brother in law Don Bahr of Morris. He and his family like his brother Melvin and his family were also cattle truckers and when the Eystad family in Donnelly quit hauling cattle he took over their territory and when we quit the cattle business they were the ones that hauled them away. Roger Andersen of Garrison MN passed away on Sept 23rd. Survivors include his sister Barb (Lowell) Simpson and their family I received word last week that my mom’s cousin Dr. Harvey Larson of Bozeman MT passed away on Oct 18th. Andrew Huntley was born on May 2nd in Alex to Bret and Heidi Huntely; grandparents are Ken and Connie Wohlers Conner Daniel Werk was born on July 9th to Craig and Laura werk of Fargo, grandparents are Ken and Diane Werk Congratulations to McKenzie Smith who as a member of the mahs girls cc team finished 2nd at the Monte meet and won the girls meet at Benson as well as the wcc-south championship race. Congratulations to Ray and Tracy Nohl who recently won the regional MVP award from mycogen seeds Congratulations to the Morris FFA marketing team that earned a trip to the national FFA convention, Beth Holland is a member of that team. Congratulations to Samantha Larson who was chosen as junior attendant in the h-n homecoming court Congratulations to the Alberta wildlife trapshooting team that won the league championship at the 9-f sportsman club. Jim Neal is a member of that team. He, Gary and Ryan Smith were recognized for shooting 25 straight, Ryan was also recognized for shooting 50 straight Congratulations to the Morris area chapter of the bpa that recently earned a trip to wash dc for their presentation on teens and driving. Sydney Beyer is a member of that team Sami Searle, Rebekah and savannah Aanerud recently competed in the state 4-h horse show sept 16-19th and came home with a “boatload” of ribbons. Sami also won many ribbons at the reichert celebration horse show in Fort Worth TX on sept 8-11th. They are also members of the stampede 4-h club that won the community pride award and finished second in the window display. They are also members of the Rendsville 4-h club which finished runner up as club of the year. Many members of that club won awards at the 4-h awards show held at the wcroc auditorium on Oct. 8th too numerous to mention here. Details can be found in the Oct. 15th edition of the Morris s-t A good crowd was on hand on Oct 21st at Faith Lutheran in Morris for the LCM banquet. Oct 22nd I stopped into LL to visit my cousin Bev Hurlbult, on Oct 25th I visited some friends at the wwv. Oct 9th a good crowd was on hand for the Thrivent event at Faith. Wayne Grunklee and Alan Saugstad presented an update on Thrivent choice after lunch we enjoyed the comedy duo of the preacher and the teacher. Mark Koepke asked me to share the following address for his step brother bob Robert and Sondra Koepke---333 Alison Daphne circle--Orlando, Florida. 32833. Phone--407---568—9142 For various reasons I am still in possession of my property and therefore still running my moving sale for at least a few more days as I still have things I would like to get rid of. If you have not had an opportunity to get out to place and look around and would like to, give me a call at 585-6435 or 288-8692 and I will meet you out to my farm. I am getting used to living in town and playing catch up with everything that has been neglected in the past few weeks. My mail is also starting to arrive at my new address.

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