Friday, February 10, 2012
Next edition Feb 11-17th Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news Please remember that occasionally the date, time, or place of a meeting or event gets changed at the last minute or may get cancelled all together so please double check info before traveling to any of meetings or events I have listed here Correction: it was Erwin Anderson from Heartland motors that moved to town (Morris). \Weather news: according to news reports the ground hog saw his shadow last week meaning 6 more weeks of winter. However if it continues to be as mild has it has been we do not mind. Fog has been more a problem that anything else St J/Kong parish news: Lenten services will again alternate between stj and Kong this year with services at 7 pm coffee fellowship to follow. Ash Wednesday services will be at st j on February 22nd and services continue on the 29th at Kong The parish newsletter is now out extra copies are available in the narthex There will be a parish bible study “Christ in the strangest places” during lent; time, dates, and place to be announced The kclw will be selling tubes of m&M’s for sale after services. Take the tubes home and fill them up with quarters and bring them back to be used in the fight against malaria The ss kids will be making fleece blankets to distribute to those in our congregation who are sick in the hospital have had surgery etc. They need anti pill fleece, donations and cutters. Contact the parish office for more info. GSLC news: the coffee money in Feb will be given to the st co food shelf The red hatters meeting that was scheduled for Feb 6th has been ppd to the 13th still at a place to be in Donnelly at 1 pm (they will also have a Dutch treat meeting on Feb 21th at noon at the knotty pine in el). St Mary’s school will have their dinner and auction on Feb 18th at the old #1 Southside starting with a social hour at 5:30 pm The schs will hold their annual meeting on Feb 12th at the museum beginning with a social hr. at noon followed by the meal at 12:30 followed by the annual meeting. This year’s guest is Doug Ohman and his program is “libraries of MN”. As most of you know he has presented several programs at the threshing bee and I also had a chance to see this program in elbow lake year. To rsvp call 589-1719 The fireman will hold their monthly meeting on Feb 13th at the fire hall. The bookmobile will be in town on Feb 20th The annual meeting of the Donnelly community club scheduled for Feb 13 has been ppd to Mar 12th. neimakel lake park day will be held on Feb 19th at the legion in Herman form 10:30am-1pm There will be an open house bridal shower for Alisha Roske on February 18th from 10 am to noon at the Morris sr. center Delroy Heuer of Morris passed away on Feb 4th. Family members that survive him include his wife Gloria and daughter Denna of Donnelly. Joan Fults and I were among those who attended the visitation for Delroy Heuer at the funeral home on Feb 7th. His wife Gloria is a distant relative of mine. Lloyd Brandt formerly of Donnelly passed away Feb 6th. Many of you may remember him as the “anchor” of the Kong men’s quartet for many decades Thanks to Dick Goldenstein for the following info: Alma (Goldenstein) Quaal passed away 2/6/12 at Wadena, MN. She was the wife of Ruben Quaal of Donnelly who preceded her in death. The funeral is @ 2:00 pm Monday 2/13 at Hohnson Memorial Home in Wadena. She was a bookkeeper at the Donnelly creamery for over 30 years her obit is in this edtion of the morris s-t it is also on my blog Congratulations to the following Morris bpa students that won at the regional meet and will be competing in state competition: James Burke and Justine Huebner (as Individuals) John Huebner, Bo Gullickson, Sydney Beyer, Kourtney Geise, Carely Gullickson and Beth Holland (as members of a team). Feb 4th I represented gslc at a mission’s conference in Watertown SD, enroute home I stopped in Madison to visit a distant relative Doris Peterson. In it’s a small world category while shopping at the Watertown Wal-Mart I ran into Dick and Deb Mahoney from Morris who had a grandson in a wrestling tournament there Feb 5th Andy Brevig and I were among a good crowd that attended the Kong annual meeting and dinner afterwards About a hundred twenty people including some from the Donnelly area attended the precinct caucuses at the prairie inn on Feb 7th; Rick Santorum won the straw poll. The county convention is scheduled for Mar 2nd at 7 pm at the American legion. The DFL convention will be held on Mar 24th also at the legion at 9 am A good crowd including many from the Donnelly area attended the funeral for Delroy Heuer at faith Lutheran in Morris on Feb 8th. Later in the day I traveled to Donnelly to check my boxes and ran into glen werk who had stopped at the po for his mail. He said he was feeling better, as many of you know he has been in and out of the hospital lately.