Friday, April 13, 2012
Next edition Apr 7th 13th Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news; please note that I will be checking my boxes in Donnelly on Mon eve (Apr 9th) next week before the community club meeting after that I plan on driving up on Wed to check them. Weather news: temps continue to remain mild; a few rain showers have helped to green things up around here. One of the disadvantages to living in Morris is that I do not get out into the countryside much to see what farmers are doing S J/Kong parish news: Easter Sun services will be at 8:30 am at Kong 11 am at St J, no ss The St J spring fling will be held on Apr 14th, beginning at 10:30 am. There will be a rummage and bake sale, raffle for quilt and other items and lunch for more info call 246-3278 The parish newsletter for Apr is now out; extra copies are available in the narthex of each church. GSLC news Easter Sun services will be at 9 am, followed by a time of fellowship with muffins and fruit cups, no ss or adult forum The Apr. mission of the month is New Life Lutheran church Duluth and the coffee money will go to someplace safe in Morris The Dfd will meet at the fire hall on Apr 9th; the community club will meet at the town hall, both at 7 pm. We will begin making plans for the threshing bee on Aug. 25 and 26th anyone with any ideas or suggestions is encouraged to attend the meeting There will be citywide garage sales in Donnelly again next month if you are interested in having one on that date call 246-6271 to register or for more info Carolyn Mae Stattelman of Clinton passed away on Mar 21st. survivors include a brother Ron (Sharon) Carlson and their family of Donnelly. Michelle DuMont and Brian Wall are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding. Michelle is the daughter of Rob and Suzanne DuMont of Sauk Rapids. Brian is the son of Jim and Bonnie Wall of Donnelly. Congratulations to Carrie and Kellie wilts who earned inventor blue and red ribbons at the H_N elementary science fair Congratulations to Levin Strand who recently earned three more Boy Scout badges and also the world conservation award. I think he is going to need a new sash soon to display all the badges and awards he has won Congratulations to Alisha Roske and Cody Livinggood who married in Morris on Mar 24th Congratulations to the Morris –CA gymnastic team that received a gold rating for their GPA. Kourtney Geise and Savannah Aanerud are members of that team. Kourtney was named MVG and a performer of the week by the west central conference Congratulations to the Morris bpa that named MN chapter of the year, Syd Beyer and Carly Gullickson are members of that org; Syd was one of the keynote speakers at the event; she also won a trip to the nationals, as did Carly. Congratulations to the following that placed at the whetstone track meet in Milbank recently: Beth Holland 4th 200 meter dash, Kourtney Geise 1st 400 meter dash, MacKenzie smith second 3200 hundred, Rebekah Aanerud 2nd 300 meter hurdles. Becca Holland was a member of the 4x100 relay team that finished first, Kourtney Geise was a member of the 4x 400 team that places third and the 4 x 800 team that placed second A belated happy 92nd birthday wish to Bill Underwood Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended supper and services at gs on mar 28th earlier in the day I attended Lenten services at 1st Lutheran in the aft I stopped at gs and visited with Pr. Mike for a while Andy Brevig and I attended bible study at St J on Mar 29th in the eve I attended the seminar at wulf farms. A large crowd attended the metal to money sale near Hoffman on Mar 30th. In the aft buyers from all over the USA attended the wulf cattle sale; the highest selling bull went for $42,500. Steve Fults and I were among the large number of delegates, alternates and others, who attended the CD 7 Republican convention on Mar 31st at the Broadway ballroom in Alex. Lee Bybeck won the endorsement to face Collin Peterson again. Afterwards I visited a friend in the Bethany home. Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended services at gs on Apr. 1st and the anniversary dinner afterwards Jeanne ennen and I attended the annual meeting of the pome de tree river assoc at the old #1 on Apr. 2nd later I attended the evangelism cmte mtg at gslc Apr 4th I attended Geo Kramer’s yard sale, stopped at the sr center to visit some with Jim and Lou Eystad who were helping out the naps program, visited some friends at the wwv and Geshein Kill in her apt at the Heritage apartments in Morris .