Saturday, November 19, 2011

donnelly news

.Next edition Nov 19-25th Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news. Due to the thanksgiving holiday I have an early deadline next week wed at 1 pm so please keep that in mind if you have news for me. I will check my boxes on Tue. aft Since this is thanksgiving week I want to say “mange takk” (many thanks) to all my loyal readers out there that have made my column a successful one over the past several years. Weather news: a few snow flurries in the air on the 15th are a reminder that old man winter is just biding his time before arriving here. With the exception of the 11th which was a really nice day most days have been fall like with cool temps and some cold winds St J/Kong parish news: The Kong fall festival will be held Nov 20th beginning at 11 am at the church (3 miles north of Donnelly) the menu will feature pork chops, hot dishes, and salad. There will also be baked goods for sale including lefsa as well as various raffle items ranging from cash to homemade items, if you want a ticket talk to me or somebody from the church. The parish will be collecting nonperishable food items for the food shelf during the month of Nov. carts are located in the narthex of both churches for you to drop your items off or you may also make a cash donation and put it in the offering plate or mail or drop it off at the parish office. Thanksgiving eve services will be held on Nov 23rd at Kong at 7pm with fellowship to follow GSLC News: New member Sun will be Nov 20th. Following services there will a forum on the Augustana dist. of the Lcmc. Due to preparations for children's ss program this will be the last forum or bible study until Jan. There will also be thanksgiving eve services at gs on Nov 23rd at 7 PM Advent services will be held at the church beginning with a supper at 5:45 pm and services at 7 pm beginning Nov 30th and continuing through Dec 21st. World Mission mart will be held at the federated church in Morris today (Sat) beginning at 9 a.m. There will a Christmas sing a long at the Eden Reformed church in Herman on Nov 27th at 6 pm. Sonny Bartell asked me to encourage more people from the Donnelly area to attend. The Morris E Free Church will be a relay center for the Operation Christmas Child Program (Samaritan’s purse) through Nov 20th. For more info contact the church at 589-2808 There will be a community thanksgiving meal served at the um church in Herman on Nov 24th from noon-1 pm, Freewill donation. The money will be given to the grant co food shelf. For home deliveries or to rsvp call 677-3374 Most Donnelly business will be closed on Thanksgiving Day check with individual businesses for what their schedule will be for the weekend The Don and Tammy Sperr home of Morris will be one of the homes featured in the Morris post prom tour of homes will be held today (Sat) from 1-5 pm, tickets can be purchased at any of the homes. There will be an open house 80th birthday for Arven Graff at the prairie Inn of Morris on Nov 26th from 1-3 pm. Everyone welcome no gifts please Due to the retirement of Gail Kloos the Donnelly branch of the ufmsb will be closed until further notice. Lillian Moen of Glenwood passed away on Oct 22nd; family members that survive her include her daughter Judy (Glen) Henrichs and their family Braeden Lee Huebner was born on November 1, 2011 at Stevens Community Medical Center, Morris, to Brent and Jackie Huebner of Morris. Grandparents are Gary and Karen Huebner of Elbow Lake and Karen and Joel Vold of Hallock and Mark and Natalie Otterson of Warroad. Ava Karisue Gramith was born on October 27, 2011 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris, to Matthew and Alisha Gramith of Morris. Grandparents are Ron and Sue Wevley from Donnelly and John and Kari Gramith of Norwood Young America. Great grandparents are Esther Wevley and Elizabeth Ascheman from Morris. Ethan Charles Sperr was born to Adam and Michelle Sperr on Nov 2nd. Grandparents are Don and Tammy Sperr of Morris and Tom and Pearl Horning of Chokio, great-grandparents are Paul and Betty Sperr of Donnelly, , Carolgene Wolf, of Ypsilanti ND,. LaVonne Anderson of Yuma AZ. There will be an open house baby shower for Ethan on Saturday, Nov. 26, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Don and Tamela Sperr's home. 46592 208th St., Morris (far end of 7th St). Congratulations to Micah Aanerud who was recently elected as junior president of the stampede 4-h club After the Corey funeral on Nov 4th I stopped up to the Pullman house to visit with Selma Bruse in her apt. there Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended the first business meeting of gslc on Nov 10th. Lavone Kloos and I were among those who attended the community meal at the sr. center on Nov 14th. On the 15th Dan and Lavonne Kloos and I were among those who attended the Thrivent seminar at the old # 1 in Morris. Jerry and Joan Kopacek attended the VFW auxiliary meeting there in the aft. My farmland is now officially for sale; please see the ad in this week’s paper for more info. I am also going to continue my yard sale at my house here in town for about another week or so as well as my moving sale out on the farm. Call me at 585-6435 or 288-8692 if you are interested in seeing the items at either place

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