Next edition November 23rd -30th
Welcome to another edition of the of the Donnelly news
Weather news: The weather has been sunny and mild for much of the past week most farmers are done for the year but there are a few out doing some ditching and tilling and other odd jobs
SAINT John’s/Kongsvinger News there will be a Christmas carol sing- a -long at Saint John’s on Dec 2 at 2:30 pm followed by a time of fellowship. Bring a friend and come and join us for an afternoon of music and fellowship as we kick off this Advent Season. All are welcome!
The parish will once again have hat /mitten tree for the Salvation Army toys for tots program contact the parish office (246-3211) for info on needed/wanted items
The drawing for the “where’s the beef supper” raffle will be held during coffee hour at Saint John’s on Dec 2nd. Tickets can be purchased from any Saint John’s member or are available at the parish office
Good Shepherd news: The mission of the month is the New International Health services; coffee money goes to the local Salvation Army unit
Allan Saugstad will give a presentation about his mission trip to Central America during Adult Ed on November 25th
There will be advent services on December 5th, 12th and 19th more info in future columns
Christmas Sing a long at Eden Reformed church in Herman on November 25th at 6 pm coffee and refreshments to follow
There will be a world mission mart festival at Federated church on 12/1 from 9 am -3 pm and after services on 12/2
There will be a baby shower for Stella Elizabeth Amthauer daughter of Brad and Robyn (Werk) Amthauer today (Saturday) at the Rollie and Jan Greiner farm 13842 state highway 9 Donnelly
Theresa Anderson of Idaho passed away recently survivors include her sister in law Opal Harstad and her family
A gathering time of sharing and reflection for Marion Beck will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. today (Saturday) at the federated church in Morris. This will be followed by an internment at the Summit cemetery in Morris, after which everyone is invited to return to the church to share a meal and to celebrate Marion's life
From Elroy Frank: Loiann and I want to thank everyone for their support during the Benefit for Loiann on November 10th at Shalom, it’s times like these that friends, family and the Community pull together once again.
Chandler Erickson (12) and Brooke Geliespe (10) made the A honor roll at Chokio Alberta High school
I was among those who attended the Holiday open house at Super Valu on the 15th.
Among the participants in the Parade of Lights in Morris on Nov 16th was the Threshing Bee Royalty. Prior to the parade Wally McCollar and I were among those who enjoyed the music of the UMM concert choir at the city center Mall. After the parade I stopped into Tammy Sperr’s open house at Edward Jones.
Jim and Lou Eystad and I were among those who played bingo on the 16th at the Donnelly Hall. It was announced that starting in January there would be regular bingo games at “the place to be” in Donnelly. Cheryl Beebe won the grand prize. Earlier in the eve I attended the visitation for Nikki Winttern at the funeral home.
Jim and Lou Eystad and I were among those who attended the funeral for Nikki Winttern at Kongsvinger on Nov 17th. In the aft I attended the birthday party for Ruth Bengston at the senior center, later I visited Gary Weirs and others at the west wind village. In the eve Eystad’s attended the benefit for Tatum Libbesmeier at the Herman school
Several friends and family members gathered at the west wing village on November 17th to help Bertha Anderson celebrate her birthday
Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended the annual meeting at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Nov 18th afterwards I attended the fall festival at Kongsvinger
Several former Donnelly area residents and I were among those who enjoyed the community meal at Faith Lutheran on November 19th
Agralite is looking for the following from the Donnelly area for unclaimed capital credits: Anthony Palmer; Donavan Peters; Raymond Sieben; Ed Thole. If you have any info about any of these individuals please contact Agralite. A complete list of names can be found in the latest edition of Agralite news
The bookmobile will be in town on November 28th
The Donnelly city council and rendsville 4-h will meet on December 3rd at the city hall and fire hall
There will be an open house and bake sale the museum in Morris on December 1st from 9 am –noon
The annual open house and bazaar at the Morris senior center will be held on December 1st beginning at 9 am
A quick reminder that I have “news” boxes at the post office, and HD & co, in Donnelly and at McCollar Jewelry in Morris for you to leave news for me, the deadlines are Monday noon for the Donnelly boxes, Tuesday evening for the Morris one.