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Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: although spring has officially been here for over a week it has not made much of a presence. Temperatures are still on the cool side meaning that the snow and ice are slow to melt although it is nice to see the sun again
ST John’s/Kongsvinger News: there will be no Sunday school on March 31st
St John’s spring fling is April 13th from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Good Shepherd news: Easter brunch after services on March 31st.
Easter eve services at Morris evangelical Free Church at 6 p.m. on March 30th e church or the good shphered serivces re about people around here that I do.
Easter egg hunt today (Saturday) at 9:30 A.M., at first Lutheran Morris
Other church news: A true women conference will be held at the Morris Evangelical Free Church on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month
Community news the Donnelly co-op meeting that was scheduled for March 21st has been rescheduled for April 5th beginning with a noon meal at the hall.
Bar bingo at the place to be on April 9th to benefit the Donnelly fire department
Rod and gun club annual meeting on April 2nd at 6:30 P.M. at the Donnelly hall
The bookmobile will be in town on April 1st at 3:30 p.m. the city council and rendsville 4-h will meet at the fire hall and town hall at 7 P.M.
The Stevens county genealogical society will meet on April 4th at 1:30 P.M. at the Morris library
Benefit for Corey rohloff son of Lowell and Cindy on April 14th 11 A.M.-1 P.M. at the legion in Morris his step grandmother is Ardell (Anderson) Rohloff
4-h news: knowledge bowl results from Foley junior 1 team coached by Jon Moser placed 3rd and advanced to state , the senior team of which Jonna Moser is a member finished 2nd and they will also advance to the state.
Vivian Fahey of Brooklyn Park passed away on Mar 18th; survivors include a nephew; Craig Awsumb, and a niece; pat (mark) smith and their family both of Donnelly. A copy of her obit is on my blog site
McKenzie smith was named honorable mention in the west central tribune’s all area team
Vance Gullickson and I were among those that attended the seminar at the wulf Cattle farm of rural Morris on March 21st. On March 22nd buyers from all over America and Canada attended the cattle sale at the farm. The top selling bull went for $48,000 total sales were about $2.2 Million
Heather and Brooke Hufford of phoenix Arizona where here visiting their grandparents Dick and Myrna Hufford of Morris and Rollie and Jan greiner of Donnelly this past week
Tuesday the 26th Kopaceks attended the Delaware Mutual Insurance Company annual meeting and noon dinner in Herman. That evening they were back in Herman for the Science Fair at the School. Jerry’s honorary Granddaughter Jessalyn Marshall received 3rd place in the 4th grade category.
Jeanne Ennen reports that they had a very good crowd on hand again for the Donnelly fire departments annual fish fry.
Mark Koepke and I attended the Kurt Kruize scholarship fundraising supper at the Hancock community center on march 23rd earlier in the day I attended the workshop at the Stevens county museum
Mark Koepke and I attended Palm Sunday services at Good shepherd on March 24th. Afterwards we had cake and coffee in honor of the 2nd anniversary of our being in the church building
On March 25th while I attended a community education class at the high school Mark Koepke visited with Arden Frank in the Grandview apartment after wards I joined them there. We wished him an early happy birthday; he will be 70 next month
Mark and I spent some time this week getting some of his belongings moved into his new apartment in the key row building 324 apartment 114
When I was at the spring expo I bought a hamburger from my classmate who was manning the west central cattleman’s booth. He said I had to say they were good in my column he was right the best since what I had at threshing bee last year.