Friday, March 23, 2012
Next edition mar 24-30th Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news Weather news: record high temps in the ‘70’s during the past week have made it seem more like summer than early spring. It is also the earliest in the year that temps have been this warm. needless to say most of the snow has quickly disappeared. S J/Kong parish news: Lenten services will conclude at 7 pm on Mar 28th at Kong coffee fellowship to follow. Holy Week services will be announced at a later date Parish bible study continues during lent at ST J on Thursday am at 10:30 am and repeated in the eve at Kong at 7 pm. If you are doing some spring cleaning and need to get rid of some things remember the ST J spring fling in Apr. They are looking for new or almost new items (no clothes) you can bring them to the church anytime between now and Apr 1st. It will be held on Apr 14th more info call 246-3278 GSLC news: a pot luck supper at 5:45 pm with services at 6:45 pm will mark the conclusion of Lenten services at the church on Mar 28th. Holy week schedule: Palm and Easter Sun services will be at 9 am, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services will be at 6:45 pm the 7th dist. republican convention will be held on Mar 30 and 31st at the Broadway ballroom in Alex beginning at 2 pm on the 30th and 9 am on the 31st. A banquet featuring Tim Pawlenty will be held Fri eve The st co dfl convention will be held today (sat) at 9 am the legion in Morris There will be an open house baby shower for Aaron and Kayla Erdahl today (sat) at the First Lutheran Church in Morris from 9:30-11 a.m. All are welcome. The don fire dept fish fry will be held on Mar 30th at the Donnelly hall beginning at 4:30 pm The bookmobile will be in town on Apr 2nd at 3:30 pm, the red hatters will meet at 1 pm at a place to be in Donnelly, the rendsville 4-h, and city council will meet at 7 pm at the fire hall and town hall “Heart to heart as your parents age” will be presented by the st co Thrivent financial for Lutherans chapter on Mar 29th at the old # 1 Southside from 6:30-8 pm. more info call 589-1731 Renly Marie Quiram was born on December 22, 2011 at Douglas County Hospital, Alexandria, to David and Heather Quiram of Morris. Grandparents are Todd and Kimberly Moser of Donnelly, Terrell and Dawn Quiram of Waseca. Willow Grace Kelly was born on March 9, 2012 at Stevens Community Medical Center, Morris, to Lindsey Heinrich and Peter Kelly of Morris. Grandparents are Charles Heinrich JR. and Gail Hockert. Kevin Backman of Blaine passed away on Mar 18th survivors include his brother in law Jeff Harstad of Donnelly, and niece Kayla (josh) Erdahl. Congratulations to the following knowledge bowl teams that won at the regional competition and advanced to the state completion, sr. (2nd) Kendra speer, Jake Moser, Natalie Johnston are members of that team, the Jr. A team (2nd) Joanna Moser is a member of that team, her dad Jon was one the coaches, Jr. B (3rd); Jenna Moser is coach of that team. The Jr. C team coached by Lori Moser placed 10th . congratulations to Brady bahr who was one of the m-ca tigers chosen to play in the “jam the gym” event today (sat) at bold Elaine Harstad and I attended bible study at st j on Mar 15th, in the eve a good crowd was on hand for the Habit for Humanity pork chop fund raiser at the Old # 1 Southside Jim and Lou Eystad and I were among those who attended the st j welca st pat’s day party at the wwv on Mar 16th. Afterwards I visited some of the residents there. Jerry Kopacek was able to go home after the party. Andy Brevig and I were among those from the area who attended the dist. 12 republican convention in Starbuck on Mar 24th. Scott dutcher won the endorsement for 12a representative on the 2nd ballot. in the eve David Larson was one of the Stevens county pork producers who was kept busy frying pork chops for the many of us who attended their supper at the Old # 1 Southside Tammy Speer and I were among the good crowd that attended the supper and concert by Dakota Road on Mar 18th at trinity in Cyrus. She announced that the fmsc packing event will return to Morris in late Aug. Earlier in the day I attended the concert by captive free- great plains at first Lutheran in Morris. Jim and Lou Eystad also had a busy day on the 18th attending the assumption catholic church dinner, a 90th birthday party at the sr. center in Morris and the sing a long at the Eden reformed church in Herman in eve. Several Donnelly area students were members of the musical groups that participated in “a night of music” at the MAEs music hall that many of us from the area enjoyed on Mar 20th. On the 21st Bernice Erdahl and I attended Lenten services at 1st Lutheran in the aft Gloria Larson and I attended the daibetis seminar at the senior center in Morris; in the eve Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended services at gs. It also afforded me an opportunity to say welcome back to Jack Fuchs who spent some time this winter in TX Tuesday [20th] Joan Kopacek, Helen Kill and Phyllis Rickmeyer took the VFW bus to the State Capital for the annual Veteran affairs meeting. While there they stopped in to talk with rep Tory Westrom.