Wednesday, November 27, 2013

donnelly news

                             Nov 30th -DEC 6th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news:   some sub 0 temps snow on the ground reminds us that old man winter is on his way. Farmers around here are done for the year as far as I know but I talked to a friend from the Fargo-Morehead area who said there was a lot to get harvested up there yet as it was still very wet in that area

ST John’s/Kongsvinger news: st johns' meat raffle will be held on Dec 8th tickets available from any St John's member or the parish office

Kongsvinger Lutheran church women advent brunch will be held on Dec 12th at 9:30 a.m. note change of date.

Sunday school program will be held on Dec 19th at 7 pm followed by a time of fellowship. There will be only one performance this year.

Good Shepherd news:  the Sunday school program will be held on Dec 15 during the regular church services at 9 a.m. In the aft there will be a dedication service for the new addition followed by an open house

Good shepherd sent 94 shoe boxes out as part of operation Christmas child.

Dec 7th will be a busy day with a number of open houses, bake sales, craft fairs, bazaars and other events happening around town (at the museum, Sr center ,prca etc.)

Pedersen funeral home will have their annual time of remembrance Dec 8th at 4 pm

Flossie Mathison passed away on Nov 22nd survivors include a niece Deb (Mark) Erickson of Donnelly and their family

Former Donnelly area resident “Winnie” Marth of the Herman area passed away Nov 19th.the Kopacek family was among some other donnelly area residents that attended her funeral in Herman on Nov 29th

Former Donnelly area resident Marjorie Armstrong of Morris passed away on Nov 25th. Her funeral is today (Saturday) at 10 a.m. at Faith Lutheran in Morris. She and her family were former neighbors of mine on the farm and have been lifelong friends.

Celebrations:  Tal Arkay Frank and Nash Arkay Frank were born Nov 15th to Randy and Kelly frank grandparents are Virgil and Theresa Fults and Ken Frank and Joan Radil.

Tiger cross county awards newcomer award: Becca Holland, Most Valuable Player: ayer;  in Morrisrise apto in dSavannah Aanerud and west central conference all-conference team.

Bryce Jergenson was named captain of the tiger basketball team.

Gage Backman was recently given a mentor scholarship and college now scholarship at SW state university in Marshall

Les Kopel, Kendon Lang, Dave Lonegran were recently elected members at large for the Stevens county fair board

 in the past week I have attend bible study at Good Shepherd ,fireman's bingo in Donnelly (with Mark), the fall festival at Kongsvinger ,visitation and funeral for Flossie Mathison in Morris, and  visited with Gary Weers at his apartment in the sunrise apartments in Morris.  

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