Next edition Sept 8th-14th
Welcome to another edition of the of the Donnelly news
Weather news the weather has been sunny and mild for the most part; I have seen some corn being cut for silage and one bean field was opened up
STJ/KONG News: Sept 9th is rally sun with ss at 9:45 am and joint services at St J at 11 am. 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.
GSLC news: rally sun will be held on Sept 9th with a potluck brunch to follow services at about 10:30 am
The movie “Oct baby” will be shown at the Morris e free church on Sept. 9th @ 7 pm
Assumption Catholic Church will have their annual September fest on Sept 16th beginning with a mass at 10 am
Neimakel Lake park day will be held on Sept 15th at the park located about half ways between Herman and Donnelly
Bob Baldwin of Burlington KS passed away recently; survivors include his wife former Donnelly area resident Marcia Frank, sister in law Dorothy (Sam) Johrdheim of Donnelly and their family. I have posted a copy of his obit on my blog
Tom Mahoney of Alex passed away on Sept. 1st survivors include his brother David (Nichole) Mahoney of Donnelly
There will be an open house wedding dance for Brianna Neuman and Ben Summer at the Prairie Inn i from 8 p.m. to midnight today ( Saturday),
The rendsville 4-h, fireman, and, community club will meet on Sept 10th at 7 pm at various locations in Donnelly
The bookmobile will be in town on Sept 17th at 3:30pm
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.
The 4th annual Non-Profit Resource Expo will be held on Sept 17th at the MAHS
There will be an open house bridal shower for Ashley Mecklenburg, bride to be of David Olson, on Saturday, Sept. 15 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.
Mark Koepke and I attended the Pedersen funeral homes “picnic of hope and healing” on Aug 30th at Pomme De Terre Park. He was a guest of Cal and Jan Bumgardner at their house in Morris on Aug. 31st. After attending services at Kong on Sept 2nd we enjoyed a farewell dinner at Detoy’s, that eve we met his ex-sister in law Shirley Koepke at McDonalds in Fergus falls and spent several hours visiting with her before I took him to the bus station for the trip home. He arrived home early Mon am and reports that he “had a blast”. We spent some time last week gathering info for a possible move up here
The MAHS girls cc team finished third at the Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd Invitational Thursday. The Tiger girls were again led by MaKenzie Smith, who placed second overall. Savannah Aanerud finished seventh, with Becca Holland placing 23rd in 19:55
I was among those who spent some time in Rollag over the weekend attending their threshing show
About 50 people attended the Donnelly co-op plot day at the Hufford farm near Morris on Sept 5th,
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