Friday, September 28, 2012

donnelly news

Next edition Sept 29th –Oct 5th
Welcome to another edition of the of the Donnelly news
Weather news: the weather has been typically MN during the last week very cold one day, and sunny and mild the next. I understand there was snow in Duluth over the weekend. Harvest continues and from everything I have heard it is a very good one.
 STJ/KONG News: The St J fall fest will be held on Oct 6th at the church.  There will be a rummage & bake sale, raffle, lunch etc. They are looking for items for it (no clothing) anytime between now and then. For more info call 246-3470
The parish confirmation service event will be held on Oct 13th .They are collecting gently used clothing ,household and personal care items for churches united for the homeless in Moorhead and other places.  Items may be dropped off at the parish office until Oct 10th. Due to this event neither the KCLW nor the St J WELCA will be shipping items to lwr until next spring contact the parish office at 246-3211 for a complete list of acceptable items. If you have LWR items you can make arrangements with Faith to drop them off there.
The raffle committee is looking for donations for the annual raffle Kong fall fest on Nov 18th.  You can call 589-1195 or 246-3405 with items to donate
 The block part that was held in Donnelly a couple months ago raised about $1500 for the st co food shelf
GSLC news:  A seven week course on “discipleship”; from “the word at work” series; offered by the institute for Lutheran theology will begin at gs starting Oct 10th at 10:30 am and will be repeated  at 7 pm that same eve. No registration and no fees. More info call the church at 585-6868 or PR mike at 287-3218
The glacial ridge conf fall gathering and officer’s workshop will be held on Oct 6th at faith in Morris with registration at 8:30 a.m.; the speaker will be Sonja Farmer from Marreita MN. Kong will be responsible for morning coffee if you can help or are interested in carpooling contact the parish office
There will be a theme table & silent auction to benefit the local Salvation Army chapter will be held today (Saturday) beginning with table viewing at 9:30 am. Tickets will be available at the door. For more info call 589-3945
A Greif share seminar support group continues on Mon eves from 6:45-8:45 at the Morris e free church. You may join at any time more info 589-2614 or 589-1788
The Donnelly community club will meet on Oct 8th at 7 pm at the town hall
The st co gen soc. will meet Oct 4 at 1:30 pm at the library
William Arthur Hafker III of Donnelly passed away on Sept 25th there will be no public funeral services for him. Survivors include his wife, Judy
Chase Frederick Hacker was born September 4, 2012 at Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood, to Chris and Becky Hacker of Starbuck. Grandparents are Charles and Debra Hacker of Hancock and Ron and Anita Henderson of Glenwood. Great-grandparents are Don and Janet Hacker of Hancock; Wanda LeSage of Phoenix, Ariz.; and Jim and Pam Wevley of Palm Springs, Fla. Great-great-grandmother is Adeline Wevley of Morris.
Adalyn Elise Hamling was born August 31, 2012 at Fergus Falls, to Dr. Randy and Melissa Hamling of Morris formerly of Donnelly
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta cross country teams ran in the Holdingford Invitational MaKenzie Smith, placed second overall ;in the lp/ge meet she finished first ;and 2nd at the little crow invitational in new London
The Alberta wild team took first place in the 9-f trapshooting league, Jim Neal is a member of that league; 25 straight patches were awarded to Jerry Altrich, Ryan Smith, Carl Smith, and Ron Bouressa
Brooke Geliespe was elected VP of the 8th grade class at C_A H.S.; Chandler Erickson was elected president of the sr class.
Levin and Landon Strand both received several merit badges at Boy Scout court of honor in Morris recently

I was asked to provide some results for the threshing bee I have not had time to do so until now
Kong won the traveling trophy for best parade unit, I was among those who won some money in the cash drawing, Nick Daly was the only local horseshoe pitcher to place in the tournament, Milford Kahler won the best of show in the car show. I also recall that Brianna Neuman was one of the winners in the tractor pull she actually out pulled her dad
Several of us from the Donnelly area were among those of us who attended the funeral for Sherri Leegaard in Barrett on Sept 21st.
Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended the 2x4 family band concert at GS on Sept 22nd , and their performance during services on the 23rd .On the eve of the 23rd we attended the presentation “angles among us” by Wayne and Donna Jo Kopietze of New London at Kong
On the 22nd I attended some of festivities associated with the Morris community church’s 30th anniversary celebration at Eastside Park in Morris
Andy Brevig, Steve Fults, and I attended the Republican Party central committee meeting on Sept 25 at Detoy’s. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Oct 1st time and place TBA .I am sign HQ for the st co rep party this year if you want some yard signs let me know. Earlier in the day I attended part of the “listening session” at the museum
Sept 26th I traveled to Elbow Lake for the funeral of Paul Leis an old family friend. In the eve several of us from the area attended the rummage sale at First Lutheran, and the fall festival and rummage sale at Faith.

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