Friday, April 20, 2012

donnelly news

Next edition Apr 21st- 27th Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news. Weather news: some rain on Sun was very welcome. I still have not seen much field work going on but I talked to a former neighbor this week who said they had gotten some of their corn fields worked up but nothing planted yet S J/Kong parish news: Spring LWR/ Marie Sandvick center drive is Apr 27th. All items must be at the Kong parish hall by prior to Apr 23rd. A list of acceptable items is included in the Apr. newsletter or you can contact the parish office Services will be broadcast on KMRS on Apr 22nd at 11 am sponsored by Bernice Erdahl There will be joint worship at Kong on Apr 29th at 11 am. There will be a dinner afterwards as a fundraiser for a Kong youth who is part of the new wine group from first Lutheran that will be traveling to Chicago in June GSLC news: five young people will be confirmed at the church on Apr 29th at 9 a.m. two are from the Kensington Lcmc. Eden Reformed church of Herman will have their spring salad luncheon on Apr 22nd The Glacial Ridge Conference WELCA spring gathering will be held at Glenwood Lutheran church in Glenwood on Apr 30th registration is at 4:30 with a light meal served at 5 pm. Zion Lutheran church’s ABC sale concludes today (sat) from 8-11 am at the church in Morris Faith Lutheran will have their spring rummage sale on Apr 25th from 4-8 pm The 3rd annual Mitch Kleindi memorial 3d archery shoot will be held at Niemakel Lake Park on Apr 21st from 8 am -5 Pm and 22nd from 8 am – 3pm. for more info call 320- 308 -0047 “A little night of music” will be presented at the first Lutheran in Morris on Apr 22 at 6 pm sponsored by the Morris area music boosters. There will be a Freewill offering for the Adair Horgen Music Scholarships. Courage cottage will have a garage sale and toad tracks book fair on Apr. 27th (4-7pm) and Apr. 28th 8-11am in the first Lutheran basement. The st co homemakers will have a rummage and bake sale on sat Apr. 28th from 8-11 am at first Lutheran Keith Stroman of Alberta passed away on Apr 11th. Survivors include his wife Karen who was manager of the UFMSB insurance agency for a number of years. David Carlson of Florence TX passed away on Apr 2 survivors include his brother Ron (Sharon) Carlson and their family of Donnelly Charles Harstad of Big Fork, Minnesota, passed away on April 5. He always enjoyed coming down to Donnelly for family events and also the Threshing Bee. Jeanne Ennen, Ray Kill, George and Elaine Harstad attended the funeral on Monday, April 9. He was George’s cousin. Oden Baken of Bloomington passed away on Apr 14th survivors include his wife Joan (Goldenstein) and family. Her parents were the late Albert and Pearl Goldenstein. I have posted the obits of David, Charles and Oden on my blog Jaynie Joyce Lesmeister was born on March 23 to Casey and Danielle Lesmeister of Donnelly. Grandparents are Tom and Roxanne Lesmeister of Morris and Mark and Hazel Miller of Browns Valley. Great-grandparents are Eugene and Katie Lesmeister of Morris, and Della Dunn of Donnelly. Congratulations to MaKenzie Smith who was recently recognized as a back to back winner of the wcc-s performer of the week, she was also received honorable mention on the wcc all-conference team and was one of those named to the sec 6 -AA all-tournament team. At the winter sports award she was named defensive MVP; Beth Holland was given the hustle award. At the recent 4-h share the fun the stampede club which includes several Donnelly area members won the Lawrence Welk award for their musical skit. Congratulations to Ed and Lou Kopel who celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Apr. 10th the 4-h project bowl was held recently the sr. team won 4th place Rebekah Aanerud is a member of that team, the Jr. trotter tam placed 5th members include Savannah Aanerud :Shannon Kill and coach Heather Aanerud, both teams will be advancing to state competition. The Jr. Pacers team placed 13th, Castelli Kill and Micah Aanerud are members of that team and coach Julie Kill. During Maundy Thursday services at ST J on Apr. 5th Brady Cardwell and Logan Mau received their first communion their parents are Doug and Muriel Cardwell and Maynard and Lori Mau, their grandmother is Edna Mau. Logan’s maternal grandparents are Lyle and Marilyn Miller Congratulations to Brady Bahr who was named defensive MVP of the Morris/ C-A boys’ basketball team, Chandler Erickson was named honorable mention on the all wcc team. Congratulations to the following science fair winners in grade 6: Amber Uphoff (tie 1st) and Sydney Sperr (tie 4th) Congratulations to Keaton Long who as a member of the wca little knights wrestling team received a 4th place finish at the nwya in little falls recently Our prayers are with Rob Kopel who was injured in a farm accident on Apr 11th. His mother is Evelyn Kopel Gayle ,Jenna, and Owen Gibson of Avon and Laurie Hoffer of St Cloud spent some time last weekend attending the ST J spring fling and visiting family and friends in the area.

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