Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news:
Weather news: It was a very hot humid weekend thankfully we got some rain to cool things off on Sunday. West Fargo got 1.5” inches of rain on September 9th. Corns and beans are rapidly maturing and harvest should begin soon. Talked to a friend at the farmers market who said that despite the drought his garden produce was good
ST John’s/Kongsvinger news the regular schedule resumes on Sunday September 15th with services at 8:30 am at Kongsvinger followed by coffee fellowship and Sunday school at 9:45 am. St John’s will have coffee fellowship at 10 am followed by services at 11 am
St Johns women of the evangelical Lutheran church guest night is Sunday ,September 15th @ 6 pm with Allan Saugstad sharing slides about his habit for humanity trip to El Salvador.
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.
Good Shepherd news: an evening bible study on revelation will start on Wednesday, September 18th, @ 7 pm at the church. Note this will be a condensed version of the Wednesday am study on that book.
Rally Sunday will be held on Sunday, September 15th, with a brunch following 9 am services.
The Chord Ayres a men’s chorus from the Milan area will be in concert at the church, on Saturday, September 28th at 7 pm
Other church news: Assumption Catholic Church will have its annual September fest celebration, on Sunday, September 15th, beginning with a mass at 10 am, and continuing with a dinner and other activities throughout the afternoon
Fall rummage sale at Faith Lutheran in Morris on Wednesday September 25th.
Fall Grief share support group will start on Monday, September 16th from 4-6 pm, and run through December 9th, at the Morris Evangelical Free Church.
Community news: Open house wedding dance in honor of Steve Larson and Audrey McNally today (Saturday) at 8 pm at “A Place to be” in Donnelly, they will be married this afternoon at Kongsvinger.
Death notice: Lois Laurine Ball of Morris passed away at the age of 94 on August 30 survivors include Jerlyn (Don) Wille of Elk River, Minn. There will be a private memorial service for her at camp Ripley veteran’s memorial near Randall MN. Don is a former Donnelly area resident.
September 6th Steve Fults and I attended the “metal to money” auction near Hoffman; afterwards I traveled to Dalton to take in some of the activities, of the Lake region pioneer Threshermen’s association show. The threshing bee royalty were part of the parade on the September 7th. September 8th I attended Niemakel lake park day at the park near Herman enroute home I stopped at the rod & gun shoot in Donnelly.
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The Donnelly Community club had their monthly meeting in September 9th as I expected attendance was down considerably, we sold about 400 less buttons this year than we did last year, however we still did ok .We decided to buy another binder as our old one was not working very good anymore. We also talked about having a royalty reunion for our 50th anniversary in 2 years. Next meeting is Monday October 14th. Reminder next year’s show is August 23 and 24th and the feature will be Ford.
Andy Aanerud and I attended some of the Big Iron show in West Fargo North Dakota this week, while there I had the opportunity to tour the case/New Holland factory in Fargo, very interesting to see how tractors are built.