Next edition Sept 15th-21st
Welcome to an abbreviated edition of the of the Donnelly news been out of town a lot lately and not had much time to work on it
Weather news the weather has been sunny and mild for the most part; I have seen some beans being harvested as well as some corn being picked and sugar beet harvest is in full swing
STJ/KONG News: The fall schedule starts on Sept 16th with services at 8:30 am @ st j, ss @ Kong 9:45 am; and services 11 am @ Kong.
KCLW guest night will be held on Sept 23rd at 5:30pm at Kong. The program will be “angles among us” by Wayne and Donna Jo kopietze
GSLC news: The 2x4 family band (Jerry and Molli Orpheum and family) from Grand Rapids MN; will be in concert at the church on sept 22 @ 7 pm with lunch to follow. They will also be playing and singing at services on the 23rd @ 9 am and during coffee hour afterwards. Everyone welcome, free will offering; for more info check out the website twobyfourfamilyband.com or call the church at 585-6868. Molli Orpheum is the daughter of Jan and late Dr. Alfred Trumble of Morris; I am sponsoring this concert in memory of my mom and dad
Assumption Catholic Church will have their annual September fest on Sept 16th beginning with a mass at 10 am and continuing with various events thought out the day
Niemakel Lake park day will be held on Sept 15th at the park located about half ways between Herman and Donnelly .There will be a dinner served from 11-1 a raffle drawing and other events.
The bookmobile will be in town on Sept 17th at 3:30pm
The 4th annual Non-Profit Resource Expo will be held on Sept 17th at the MAHS from 5-8pm for info call the chamber @ 589-1242
There will be an open house bridal shower for Ashley Mecklenburg, bride to be of David Olson, today (sat) from 10 a.m. to noon at First Baptist Church, 601 Lyndale Ave., in Morris. Ashley is the daughter of Loren and Kaylene Mecklenburg of Morris and David is the son of Keith and Sheila Olson of Victoria. The couple is registered at Target and Kohl's. Everyone is welcome.
Savannah Lee Holzheimer was born, July 5, at Medcenter One in Bismarck, N.D., to Daniel and Staci Holzheimer of Bismarck. Grandparents are Jeff and Sandy Anderson of Cyrus and Warren and Marsha Holzheimer of Holloway. Great-grandparents are Marlene Bruland of Cyrus, Yvonne Anderson of Glenwood, Leo and Goldie Wente of Benson and Rhoda Holzheimer of Morris.
Alvin D. Storbakken of Britton SD passed away on Sept 5th. Survivors include his sister, former Donnelly area resident, Mable Realdson. I have posted a copy of his obit on my blog. Mable along with her son and daughter in law Dick and Beth Realdson of Paynesville attended his funeral on sept 10th in Britton SD
A good crowd was on hand for the chamber welcome picnic on sept 6th.earleir in the day the st co gen soc. had their meeting at the Morris public library the next one is scheduled for Oct 4th.
Several of us attended the reception for Kurt Bills republican candidate for us senate at the Ag country auditorium in the wcroc HQ buildings
Several of us from the Donnelly area spent some time in Dalton over the weekend at their threshing show. Our little miss royalty were in the Dalton parade sat am, and Callista Kill was also in the “parade of giants” on the grounds sat aft. In the eve a good crowd was on hand for the movie Oct baby at the Morris e free church in Morris
Jim and Lou Eystad and I were among those who attended rally sun activities at gs on sept 9th. Later we traveled to the Dennis Solvie farm to see his collection of Minneapolis Moline’s.
The Donnelly community club had their meeting on sept 5th. By whatever means one uses to define the word successful the threshing bee was it with good weather, crowds and participation in various events. Button sales and other revenue sources were about the same as they have been for the past several years. Advance button sales were down but those sold at the gate were up. Next year’s show is Aug. 24 & 25th and the feature will be gas engines. Earlier in day I attended moment open house @ the Pedersen funeral home.
I spent sept 11 and 12th at big iron in Fargo. Enroute home I stopped at west acres and had lunch with Mark Koepke. If any of you are heading up that would like to meet him there or Wal-Mart or someplace close to his place (he does not have a car) the best way to reach him is via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or message him on Facebook (make sure you get the one that has west Fargo as his address), he does not have a phone or you can contact me and I will pass the info along to him.
Dorothy Johrdheim reports that 4 carloads of frank family members made the trip from MN to Burlington Ks for Bob Baldwin s visitation and funeral.