Oct 26th -Nov 1st
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news: this week’s issue is dedicated to the memory of my Dad, who passed away on October 31st 2005.
Weather news: most of the past week has been cloudy cool and rainy with some occasional sunshine. Now that is has quit raining, farmers are busy making up for lost time getting the corn and other crops out.
ST John’s/Kongsvinger news: Makayla Mau and Mason Dunn will be confirmed on October 27th, during joint services, at Kongsvinger, at 11 a.m.
There will be joint services at Kongsvinger, on November 3rd, at 11 a.m. followed by a welcome dinner for PR. Mary.
Good Shepherd news: a study on Luther’s large catechism will be starting soon; you can order one from the church, if you do not currently have one.
Operation Christmas Child is now underway, pick up a box and fill it up with supplies (sheet included in box), and return it to the church by November 18th
Other church news: John Michael Talbot in concert at Assumption Catholic church on October 27th-29th @ 7p.m. each night.
Rev John Smith pastor of Trinity Lutheran in Cyrus is retiring. His last service will be November 3rd. There will be a worship service at 10:45 A.M., followed by a dinner and program at 2 p.m.
Scandinavian heritage dinner at first Lutheran Morris November 6th, 3-7 pm
Community news: Halloween party will be held at the Donnelly Hall on Sunday (not Saturday as previously advertised), October 27 from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. Costume judging takes place at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome!
There will be a nonprofit expo at the Morris area high school gym on October 28th from 5-7:30 p.m.
Stevens County Genealogical society will meet on November 7th at 1:30 p.m. at the library
Rendsville 4-h and city council will meet on November 4th at 7 p.m. at the city and fire hall.
The bookmobile will be in town on October 28th at 3:30 p.m.
Celebrations: the 5 and 6th grade tackle football team won the championship in Willmar recently. Brady Loge was a member of that team his Dad, Ryan was one of the coaches
Kallan Roger Koehntop was born on October 11th at Douglas County Hospital, to Kyle and Mandi Koehntop of Morris. Grandparents are Parker and Renee Kloos of Donnelly and Roger and Bonnie Koehntop of Morris. Great grandparents are Herb and Carol Kloos, Gerald and Kay Laager, Wilfred and Doris Arens, and Maynard Koehntop.
Tiger Sports boosters athletes of the week include, Savannah and Rebekah Aanerud and Carly Gullickson.
Jerry and Joan Kopacek spent an enjoyable weekend at Luther Crest Bible Camp helping out with the Camp’s Quilt Auction at Carlos Creek Winery on October 19th.
Mark and I attended the customer appreciation breakfast at super valu on October 18th, in the afternoon I attended the 97th birthday party for Flossie Mathison at the courage cottage.
Duane Dahlen of Herman passed away on October 15th survivors include his great aunt. Claudia Wilhite. I attended his visitation on October 26th, at the Erickson Smith funeral home in Elbow Lake.
Mark and I attended the school board meeting in Donnelly on October 21st afterwards we visited Herb and Carol Kloos at their home in Donnelly.
October 22nd I attended a presentation on “Going to Work: The New Deal in Minnesota” by Doug Ohman in Elbow Lake at the Sanford room in the community building.
October 23rd Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended Bible study at Good Shepherd in the a.m. then I went to the West Wing Village for the presentation “School House Memories” and in the eve “Cemeteries of Minnesota” at the Morris library both by Doug Ohman