Saturday, October 27, 2012

donnelly news

Next edition Oct 27th-nov2nd
Welcome to another edition of the of the Donnelly news this week’s edition is dedicated to my dad who passed on Oct 31st 2005
Weather news:  for the first time in many months our area has been blessed with some substantial rains.  It rained almost continually for several days last week we had a nice weekend and as I am writing this on Tue eve it is raining again.  In my trip to Tracy and back I saw only one unharvested cornfield. Some farmers have held off on fall tillage because of the hard ground.
Correction Mike Eul is Ione Eul’s son
STJ/KONG News:  On Oct 28th there will be joint services with Holy Communion and confirmation at Kong at 11 am our confirmants are Britney Cardwell (Doug and Muriel) and Brady Jergenson (Rob and Peg)

GSLC news:  the ilt course on “discipleship”; from “the word at work” series; will continue at 10:30 am and will be repeated at 7 pm Wed. through Nov 21st. 
The deadline to return the shoeboxes for operation Christmas child is Nov 11th.
St Mary’s Catholic Church in Chokio is having their fall bazaar today (sat) 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
Scandinavian heritage dinner and silent auction at first Lutheran Morris Nov 7th from 4-7 pm
The st co gen society will meet on Nov 1st at 1:30 pm at the library
Pauline Smith of Morris passed away on Oct 23rd her services are today (sat) @ 2 pm at first Lutheran church.  Survivors include her son Dick (Suzanne) Smith and their family

There will be an open house baby shower for Ryan and Jackie (Kill) Lair today 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 bridal shower for Jill Marie Thompson and Ryan Lee Winther on Nov. 3rd from 10-11:30 am at the Kong parish hall. 
Chevelle Ann Whittemore was born on October 5, 2012 at Stevens Community Medical Center, Morris, to Crystal Henrichs and Nathan Whittemore of Donnelly. Grandparents are Rollie and Debb Henrichs of Morris and Dave and Julie Whittemore of Donnelly. Great grandparents are Char and Ron Castor of Morris and John Charles and Lois Whittemore of Glenwood.
Congratulations to the Morris/c-a area fb team that recently finished an undefeated season and became wcc conf co-champs; Chandler Erickson and Tom Holland are members of that team. They begin playoff action tonight (sat) at Big cat stadium

The Morris/c-a girls’ vb finished the regular schedule in a tie for 2nd place; Beth Holland is a member of that team.
The c-a Jr. High vb team recently won the Morris tournament Brooke Gillespie is a member of that team
Savannah Aanerud was recently named performer of the week by the wcc in cross county
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.
Oct 17th Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended the arc bazar at the Legion, in the eve we attended the ILT course at GS
Oct 18th William Jamerson ( gave a very interesting presentation on the CCC, in the evening a good crowd was on hand for the candidates’ forum at the Legion. 
Oct 19th a good crowd was on hand for customer appreciation breakfast at Willie’s sv
Oct 20th Mark McNally and I traveled to Tracy for the funeral of Amanda Pagel, her son Dan is the st co rep party chair.  In the aft a good crowd was on hand for the open house at west Pomme lodge. In the eve about hundred people attended the st co rep party fall fest at the old # 1in Morris
Oct 21st about 2,000 republicans gathered at the Lake Geneva bible camp for the freedom concert sponsored by the byberg for Congress campaign.
Oct 22nd I stopped to visit Bill Telkamp at his house in Morris in the eve a good crowd was on hand at Faith for the Morris community supper, afterwards I traveled to Donnelly for the Morris area school board meeting
Oct 23rd it was a case of “many hands make light work” as we made quick work of the job of planting more trees at gslc. Thanks to Dick Goldenstein for donating them.
Oct 24th Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended the ilt program at gs in the a.m. in the eve several family and friends attended the statement of faith presentations at Kong
Nov 5th is Election Day most voters in the Donnelly area will vote at the Donnelly town hall
Reminder to check out the bulletin board in town as well as some of the posters around town for some upcoming events

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