Next edition Oct 20-26th
Welcome to another edition of the of the Donnelly news
Weather news: last week the weather went from hot to cold, in matter of a few days. This week it was the opposite with temps getting up to 70 on the 16th, the 17th brought some very welcome rain. With the exception of a few isolated fields most farmers are done with harvest and are now busy doing fall tillage, ditching, tiling etc.
STJ/KONG News: there will be no ss or communion on Oct 21st, on the 28th, there will be joint services with Holy Communion and confirmation at Kong at 11 am
There will be a presentation of faith statements by the confirmants on Oct 24th at 7 pm at the Kong parish hall
The services will be broadcast on KMRS at 11 am on Oct 21st in memory of Julius and David Heinrich by Lillian heinrich
GSLC news: a very timely seven week course on “discipleship”; from “the word at work” series; offered by the institute for Lutheran theology will continue at 10:30 am and will be repeated at 7 pm Wed. through Nov 21st. No registration and no fees. Welcome awaits all, more info call the church at 585-6868 or Pr. Mike at 287-3218. Be assured that missing one or more sessions will not affect your enjoyment of it.
Good shepherd is participating “operation Christmas child” by Samaritans purse. Pick up a shoe box at the church fill it with wanted item items (list included in box) and return it to the church by early Nov. or just bring some items to the church. Contact the church for more info.
Help is needed at the church on Oct 23rd at 10 am to help plant some more trees.
Welcome to the newest members of gs Tim and Deb Root of Donnelly
St Mary’s Catholic Church in Chokio is having their fall bazaar on Oct 27th from 9-1 pm at their parish center
Harvest party at Hosanna worship center on 0ct 31st from 6:30-8 pm more info call the church at 589-8807
The bookmobile will be in town on Oct 29 @ 3:30 pm
There will be an Open house @west Pomme Lodge (45572 140th st) Donnelly today (sat) from 1-5 pm. This is the former Perkins resort and LCW.
St co rep party will have a fall rally on Oct 20th at the old # 1 Southside lower level, 6:15 PM registration; 6:45 P.M. beef supper ;7:15 PM program. The speakers will be the endorsed candidates for state and national office. Tickets will be available at the door please rsvp to 589-1999 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be an open house baby shower for Ryan and Jackie (Kill) Lair on Oct. 27th from 10 a.m. to noon at First Lutheran Church. Instead of a card bring a children’s book. Grandparents are Mike and Rhonda Lair and Nick and Sandy Kill. Great-grandparents are Barb and Don Rilley, Kermit and Karen Stahn, Ruth and Jim Lair, and Jean and Ron Anderson. Great-great-grandmother is Marlys Alm
There will be a school board meeting at the Donnelly hall on Oct 22 @ 7 pm
Marie Caroline Odegaard passed away on Oct 9th survivors include her daughter Betty (Ray) Kill of Donnelly and their family
Lois Bernice Fickes, of Herman passed away on Oct 9th survivors include her daughter Darlene (Bill) Volker and their family
Peter Golombiecki of Morris, passed away on Oct 12th survivors include his son; Dennis (Maxine) Golombiecki of Donnelly and their family
Jill Marie Thompson and Ryan Lee Winther are happy to announce their engagement. Jill is the daughter of Paul and Nancy Thompson of Herman. Her grandparents are Glen and Gertie Werk. Ryan is the son of Bob Winther of Herman and the late Virginia Winther. There will be a bridal shower for them Nov. 3rd from 10-11:30 am at the Kong parish hall. If you would like to be on the shower committee call 246-3475
Mackenzie Smith won the girls cc meet at the wcc conference meet in Paynesville recently, she and Savannah Aanerud, who finished 12th, were among those who won all conf honors
A good crowd was on hand on Oct 11th for the candidate’s forum at the legion earlier in the day I attended the “someplace safe” event in the park
Oct 12th I attended the hfd fundraiser supper at the Hancock community center
Oct 13th about a dozen of us took a bus to the MN history center in st Paul sponsored by the Morris Library and the VLS
Oct 14th David and Jullete Jergenson and I attended the mlcpc banquet at hosanna worship center, later I visited Ruth Strand at her home in Morris
Oct 15th I attended the Ione Eul funeral at Assumption, her son Mike was a classmate of mine. He says some preliminary planning is underway for a 40th reunion next year.
Oct 15th Joan and Jerry Kopacek with Helen Kill were participants in the Welcome ceremony for National VFW Auxiliary President Leanne Lemley who visited the Osakis VFW post. On the way home they stopped at the Starbuck nursing home to visit with some of the residents including Denny Anderson
Oct 13th Jerry and Joan Kopacek with Jessalyn Marshall traveled to Alexandria for the Luther Crest Bible Camp Annual meeting and stayed to participate in the afternoon’s Harvest Festival. The last activity of the day was a pumpkin pie eating contest. Jessalyn took 1st place in her category while Joan tied for 1st in hers.