Thursday, September 6, 2012

donnelly news

Next edition Sept 1st -7th 
Welcome to another edition of the of the Donnelly news

 Weather news the weather has been sunny and mild for the most part, with a few rain showers thrown in, that have helped to freshen things up around here. Crops continue to look good although I understand there some soybean aphids in the area 

STJ/KONG News: There will be joint services at Kong on Sept 2nd at 10:15 am. This is a change from what was announced earlier. Services will be broadcast on KMRS that morning at 11 am. Sept 9th is rally sun with ss at 9:45 am and joint services at Kong at 11 am 
GSLC news: there will be a potluck brunch dinner after services on Sept 13th 

Ella Jo Gulbrandson was born on August 21, 2012 at Lake Region Health Care, Fergus Falls, to Brent and Kim Gulbrandson of Elbow Lake.  Grandparents are Janet Hoernemann of Herman, Ben De Long of Stillwater, Gary and Bonnie Gulbrandson of Donnelly.  Great grandparents are Pat Hoernemann of Morris, Ben and Vonna De Long of Alexandria, Arlene Gulbrandson of Herman, and Hazel Vestrum of Hoffman.

 Russell Kolden of Mound passed away on Aug. 23rd; survivors include his aunt former Donnelly area resident Norma Osterman. He was preceded in death by his parents Helmer and Fern (Johnson) Kolden.   

 Most Donnelly area business will be closed on Mon in observance of Labor Day

 There will be an open house 25th wedding anniversary celebration for former Donnelly area residents Jon and Jolene Cin today Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Prairie Inn, Morris (poolside party room). Refreshments and cake will be served. His mother is Della Cin    

There will be an open house wedding dance for Brianna Neuman and Ben Summer at the Prairie Inn from 8 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, Sept. 8  

The rendsville 4-h, fireman and, community club will meet on Sept 10th at 7 pm at various locations in Donnelly 

The st co gen soc. will meet on Sept 6 @ 1:30 pm at the library    

A Salute to Cold War Veterans (who served from February 1, 1955 – February 27, 1961) will be held on, September 9 at 2 pm at Old #1 Southside.

 Congratulations to the following that were among grand champion winners in open class and homemakers at the st co fair: Steve Werk, Mary Anderson Stahn, Elsie Lonergan, Shirley Libbon, Peggy Horning, Elaine Harstad, Bernice Erdahl. Also Sandy Dunn won an award for the best booth display in the commercial building; with the VFW taking 2nd Tyler Busse had two in the demo derby he placed 2nd in one class and first in another  The rendsville 4-h won grand champ in banner, community pride, reporters and Secretary Book, the stampede club was reserve champion in them except for community pride.  One of the things that the Rendsville club did this year was build a trophy case for the fire hall to hold trophies and awards for the club and the fire dept. 
 We had another great weekend for our bee with good crowds both days and again over the weekend it was a case of “many hands make light work” to make everything go right. 

 Here are the results of the queen coronation sat eve.  Good luck to the girls who have a busy year ahead of them.  Little Miss Donnelly is  Callista Kill - Parents Joe & Julie Kill; grandfather is Dick Cady  Little Miss Princess is Courtney Lehman - Parents Nick & Laura; grandparents Paul and Nancy Thompson, great Glen and Gertie Werk  Threshing Bee Queen is  Kourtney Giese - Parents Brad & Kristi; grandparents Wally and Marlys  Princess is Samantha Heinrichs - Parents Scott & Dawn; grandparents Audrey and Nancy Heinrichs 

I will have more results from the bee in a later column 

Mark Koepke and I attended the NHAS customer appreciation picnic on Aug. 23rd at Neimakel Lake Park the 90th birthday party for Lee Pederson at Pederson implement in Herman on the 24th; we also visited my aunt Pearl Anderson in her apt at the sunrise apts. on Aug 21st and Arden Frank at his apt in the Grandview on Aug 27th.  He has been enjoying his time here visiting with some people, he has not seen in 32 years.  When he moved to west Fargo last spring from Orlando I put his new ad in my column but for those of you who missed it or forgot to write it down here it is: 301 12th Street East, West Fargo, N.D. 58078.  He also asked me to give out Robert (Bobby) Koepke’s ad; it is 333 Daphne Circle-Orlando, Florida  32833, his foster brother Jimmy also lives in the Orlando area. His foster sister Linda lives in Wisconsin. He is living with a lady in a mobile home. Her dad, grandfather and Stan all used to work together. He is enjoying his stay here so much;   he is considering moving here permanently.    

It was another case of many hands make light work as another good crew was on hand on Aug 28th to help take the fences down and put things away.  Special thanks to bob burner for use of the co-op forklift it makes the job a lot easier. 

The fall hs sports season in underway.  McKenzie smith picked up where she left off last year in cc finishing 2nd in the 14 team tiger invitational and leading  the team to a 5th place finish .

 I recently learned that Sherri (bob) Leegaard is in the st Cloud hospital in very serious condition her carrying bridge web site is 

you can also get info about Denny Anderson at  On Aug. 29th

Mark and I were part of a good group that helped pack meals at the feed my starving children event at the Maes cafeteria, our group packed enough meals to feed 70 children for a the eve we were guests of Peggy Wischnak at the pizza ranch

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