Next edition June 8th-14th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news:
Weather news: it continues to be cool around here with plenty of rain to keep things green. I think most farmers in the area have their crops in what is up continues to look good
ST John’s/Kongsvinger News: There will be joint services at Kongsvinger on June 9th at 10:15 a.m.
The June parish newsletter is now out extra copies are available in the narthex of each church
Bridal shower for Dani Kloos bride to be of Jesse Streed on June 22nd at Kongsvinger at 10 am
Good Shepherd news: Sunday school age kids will have an explorer Vacation Bible School at Lutheran Island Bible Camp and Retreat Center near Henning MN on June 12th from 10 am -3 pm
June 14th is Good Shepherd day at Valley Fair. There is a sign-up sheet in the back of the church. For more info on either event contact a member of the youth committee or the church at 585-6868
The summer newsletter is out copies are available in the back of the church.
Other church news: The next performance of the New Wine Show “The Rock Slinger and his Greatest Hits” will be at Trinity Lutheran in Cyrus, on June 9th at 3 p.m.
The Minnesota all -state Lutheran choir will on tour though out the state from June 15-26th with performances in Fergus Alex and Spicer among other places
Community news: sports events in Donnelly this summer include:
Little League Games Monday and Tuesday during June at Aanerud field, (the rendsville 4-h will be selling lunch.)
Tri county horseshoe league games Tuesday at the courts by the post office
Lady softball games also at Aanerud field.
There will be a Fun Run to benefit Tatum Libbesmeier and Jace Jo Pederson today (Saturday) with registration starting at 10 am at the Herman Bar and Grill and ending at the Place to be in Donnelly. There will be entertainment there starting at 5 pm and a live band at 9 pm more info 320-287-0983 or 701 306-7183
The annual ice cream social sponsored by the Donnelly Community Club will be held at the Donnelly hall beginning at 7 pm on June 10th the ice cream is free however the Rendsville 4-h will be selling pie to go with the ice cream. The club will have a meeting after the social
Celebrations: Cooper John Fehr was born on May 14, to Mitch and Abby Fehr of Morris. Grandparents are Gary and Sandy Fehr, Mark and Mick Ekren, and Vance and Kim Gullickson all of Morris. Great-grandmother is Ardis Gullickson
Caden Lee Grossman was born April 3, to Trent and Robyn Grossman of North Branch. Grandparents are Tim and Tammie Grossman and Dennis and Gail Andrew ski. Great grandparents are Bob and Myrna Tomalla
Zachary Cassel Huebner was born on May 5, to Brent and Jackie Huebner of Morris. Grandparents are Gary and Karen Huebner
Ethan Werk was born to Craig and Laura Werk on Feb 8th grandparents are Ken and Dianne Werk
Bonnie Eisel and Ricky Melchert were united in marriage on Feb. 23 at the American Lutheran Church in Milbank, S.D. Bonnie is the daughter of Robert and Dorothy Eisel of Donnelly and Ricky is the son of Lloyd and Arlene Melchert of Morris.
The families of Anita Monroe Rundquist and James Robert Stoker are pleased to announce their engagement. A former resident of Morris and Donnelly, Anita is the daughter of Walter A. (dec.) and Irene Monroe
Nicole Daly of Donnelly received high honors from Southwest State University in Marshall for the spring 2013 semester.
Cammi Aanerud, a nursing major and a resident of Donnelly, was among over 150 undergraduate students from Crown College who made the Spring Dean's List.
Keith and Sheila Kaehler of Morris, Kelly Braun of Nelson House, MB Canada and Deb and Todd Lohse of Elbow Lake are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Joanna Braun and Christopher Lohse. Grandparents of the bride are Paul Bruns of Morris and the late Joan Bruns and Mildred and Janice Kaehler of Morris.
Death notice: Jean Smith, of Elbow Lake, died Sunday, June 2, survivors include an aunt, Arlene Gulbrandson and her family and several cousins and other family members in the Donnelly area, her funeral is today (Saturday) at 1 pm at United Lutheran church in elbow Lake
Accomplishments: Tiger girls track results section : (4th) Savannah Aanerud( 5th )800 run MaKenzie Smith)1600 & 3200(1st ) & discus (10th) Rebekah Aanerud (11th)100 intermediates relay 4x100 (3rd) (Beth Holland is a member of that team) 4x 200( 3rd)) Beth was a member of that team 4x800 (8th )Savannah Aanerud was a member of that team..
As a member of the Owl track team Gabi Nienhaus finished 6th in the shot put and was a member of the 4 x 200 relay team that placed 4th in the conference meet. During awards day she was recognized for being an o Ambassador
Chandler Erickson has been named a nominee for the 53rd Annual West Central Tribune Hengstler-Ranweiler Award.
More grads Max Beyer parents are Joel and Jamie (Sid and carol Wilcox and Marge Beyer)
Dylan Henrichs parents are Rollie and Debb Henrichs (Char and Ron Castor)
Michael Kruize East high school (Cheyenne (Wyoming) Mike, Pat (Ruben and Bernadine)
Vessa Bumgardner (West Central Area high school) Rod and Dawn (Cal and Jan)
Jim and Lou Eystad attended the graduation reception for Cody Beyer at First Lutheran on June 1st the good shepherd Sunday school picnic at green river on June 2nd and the open house for Lacey Eystad at the Donnelly hall on June 2nd. In the aft they visited her aunt Marlys Alm and others at the West Wing Village
Linda (Koepke) O’ Kane of Fennimore Wisconsin surprised her brother Mark, by coming to visit him here in Morris on June 1st. She and her sister in law Sue Steiner, from Rockford, Illinois, were up, to attend, their Herman high school 50th class reunion. Esther (Bryon) Gilbertson was also a member of that class. Mark and I had dinner with them at the prairie inn in Morris. On June 2nd we attended services at Good Shepherd and Kongsvinger, where she got to see some old friends. After services at Kongsvinger, I attended the Good Shepherd Sunday school picnic at Green River park later I attended the open house for Tyler Henrichs at old # 1 Southside in Morris.