Thursday, October 31, 2013

donnelly news

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Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news: this week’s issue is dedicated to the memory of my aunt Mabel Van Olst, who passed away on November 10th 2002

Weather news   farmers have been busy taking advantage to the nice weather to get their crops in, yields have been fair. Lack of propane for drying crops has hindered efforts, to get it all done.  October 29th was a preview of things to come, when we woke up to snow on the ground

ST John’s/Kongsvinger news: There will be joint services at Kongsvinger, on November 3rd, at 11 a.m. followed by a welcome dinner for PR. Mary.

Church council will meet on November13th at Kong note change of meeting place.
Pictures for the picture directory will be taken on November 13-16th if you have not signed up for it, please do so A.S.A.P.

Kongsvinger quartet CD’s have been redone and are available for purchase; contact Jeanne Ennen at 246-3316 for details.

Good Shepherd news: There will be adult forums the first and third Sunday of each month. The first Sunday of the month will be food shelf Sunday. There will be a special Sunday school first and third sod shelf- worship service, the 2nd Sunday of each month.

The annual meeting date has been changed to January 19, 2014

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 will be held at First Lutheran Morris November 6th, 3-7 p.m.

Meatball supper on November 13th at Faith Lutheran in Morris starting at 4:30 pm

New wine info meeting on November 3rd at 5 p.m. at First Lutheran

Prairie Area Chorales will present a program about and for children on November 17th at 4 p.m. at Faith in Morris

Ken and Linda Hodgson will be hosting a community hymn sing the 2nd sun of each month beginning with one at Federated church on November 10th at 7 p.m.

Community news: Stevens County Genealogical society will meet on November 7th at 1:30 p.m., in the society's room at the library in Morris.

Rendsville 4-h and city council will meet on November 4th at 7 p.m. at the city and fire hall. 

Donnelly community club will meet on November 11th at 7p.m. at the hall

The bookmobile will be in town on November 4th at 3:30 p.m. 

Elnora Perkins of Morris passed away on October 23rd survivors include her niece, former Donnelly area residents, Dorothy, and her son Kenny

Ted Uhden of Redmond Oregon passed away on October 1st survivors include his brother Bob (Rose) and his family of Donnelly

Pearl Minnie Jipson   of Portland Oregon passed away on Sept 22nd survivors include her sister in law Linda (cliff)   Hatlestad  

Audrey Gronwold of Tintah passed away on October 27th survivors include her daughter Louise (Randy) Werk and their family

Jody Wilke of St Cloud spent some time over the weekend visiting his mother Pearl Anderson

October 25th I attended the Minnesota citizens concerned for Life fall tour at the senior center in Alexandria, before the meeting I visited with a friend in the Bethany home.

October 26th I attended the 60th anniversary celebration of Sarlettes music at their store in Morris

Makayla Mau (Maynard and Lori) and Mason Dunn (Lowell and Sandy) were confirmed at Kongsvinger on October 27th. At the Thrivent reception afterwards we sang happy birthday to Glen Werk. Several members of his family were home to help him celebrate.  Family and friends of the Mau’s and Dunn’s enjoyed a dinner together afterwards at the parish hall. In the aft Mark and I attended the Halloween party at the hall.  On the 28th we attended the nonprofit expo at the Morris area high school, latter I attended a meeting of the Stevens county Republican Party steering committee at Detoy’s. I then traveled to assumption for the john Micheal Talbot event.

Adam Uphoff (Alan and Mary) was confirmed at faith on October 27th.

I put a new box in the post office in Donnelly to replace the one that disappeared

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