Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news:
Weather news: It has been mostly sunny and mild during the past week. I see some beans are beginning to be harvested and some corn cut for silage.
ST John’s/Kongsvinger news: There will be joint services on September 29th at St John’s at 11 a.m. with the Sunday school kids singing
Lloyd Brandt estate land dedication will be held on October 6th at Kongsvinger
Royce Kaylon Erdahl (Aaron and Kayla) was baptized at Kongsvinger on September 15th
The St John’s fall fest will be on Saturday, October 5th, so if you have anything extra items lying around, save it for them. No clothes, but other items welcome; you can bring them to the church in early October. More information contact the church office at 246-3211
Good Shepherd news: an evening bible study on revelation will run on Wednesday evenings for the next 5 weeks, @ 7 p.m. at the church. This will be a condensed version of the a.m. study
The Chord Ayers a men’s chorus from the Milan area will be in concert at Good Shepherd today (Saturday), at 7 p.m. there will be a free will offering and refreshments to follow the concert.
Other church news: Rev Wayne and Donna Jo Kopitzke will present their program “Angles Among Us” at Trinity Lutheran church in Cyrus on September 29th beginning with a meal at 5:30 p.m. and program at 7 p.m.
The glacial ridge conference women's fall gathering will be held on October 7th at Trinity Lutheran church, Cyrus beginning with reregistration at 4:30 p.m.
Fall Grief share support group from 4-6 p.m. on Monday evenings through December 9th, at the Morris Evangelical Free Church.
One of the signs of fall is church meals in the area, among them a ham dinner at the united Methodist church in Herman on September 29th
Community news: red hatters will travel to Graceville on October. 7th at 11 a.m. for lunch, Dutch treat, let Janet Hornemen know if you are attending or need a ride, all are welcome
there will be a baby shower for Kelly Frank at place to be in Donnelly on Saturday October 5th from 2-5 pm at “the place to be” in Donnelly, she and Randy are expecting twins
City council and rendsville 4-h will meet on October 7th at 7 p.m. and at the fire and community hall
The Stevens county genealogical society will meet on October 3rd at the library
Death notice Katie Leisimeter passed away on September 12th survivors include her sons Tom (Roxanne) from Morris and their family, and Tony from Donnelly
Former Donnelly area resident Gladys (Willie) Ruehle of Vadnais Heights, MN passed away on September 10th
Shiela Rae Johnson of Wheaton passed away recently survivors include her niece Lisa (Mike) Melchert
Celebrations: wedding anniversaries Richard and Kay (Van Zomeren) Brazeal (40 years); Richard and Karen Johnson ;( 20 years); Lowell and Sandy Dunn (30 years)
Sean and Amanda (Werk) Sorterberg were married in Alexandria on September 14th
Brady Cardwell received a 4_H award from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for his 4-h project at the state fair
Beth Holland was named Morris-Chokio-Alberta KMRS player of the game on September 3rd
Carly Gullickson and Bryce Jergenson and Gage Backman were king and queen candidates at Morris Area High School, Brady Jergenson was sophomore representative
Savannah Aanerud finished 12 in the girls cross country race at Long Prairie, 10th at Holdingford, 10th at the Little Crow in Spicer, and 6th at the tigers' home meet
There will be an open-house bridal shower honoring Danielle Graff, bride to be of Jesse Biddle, today (Saturday) from 2-4 p.m., in the Governor's Room at Nelson Gables in Alexandria. All are welcome. Her parents are Keith and Brenda, grandparents Arven and Joanne
Jim and Lou Eystad attended their 60th class reunion on Sept 21st.
On September 18th Rosie Sax and I attended the concert by the Haining family at Grace Free Church in Elbow Lake.
The threshing bee royalty were part of the Morris Area Schools Homecoming parade on September 20th, in the eve Mark and I attended the homecoming game at big cat stadium, which the tigers won
Verle and Della Dunn and I attended some of the Applefest activities in Appleton on September 22nd. Tyler Busse and the threshing bee royalty were part of the parade
It has been a while since I have given out my contact info ph. 320-585-6435 (H) ;320-288-8692 (c);e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (please put Donnelly news in the subject line) ,snail mail 11 e 9th st Morris MN 56267 ,there are also “Mail” boxes at the post office and hd &co in Donnelly (deadline is Monday at noon for them) and McCollar Jewelry in Morris (deadline is Tuesday evening)