Thursday, November 14, 2013

donnelly news

                             Nov 16th-22rd

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news:

Weather news:   some very cool temps this week are a reminder of what is to come. Most farmers in the area have their crop in, and fall tillage done, some are doing some tilling and other odds jobs.  Considering the late spring and dry summer a farmer friend I talked to was happy with the yields they got and despite the rain not too much drying was required either.

ST John’s/Kongsvinger news: the Kongsvinger fall festival is Nov 24th
, beginning at 11 a.m.  On the menu grilled pork chops, hot dishes and salad, there will be a bake sale and raffle items.

Good Shepherd news:  The deadline for retuning boxes for “Operation Christmas Child” is Nov 18th

Adult forum on the large catechism will be held on Nov 17th

I was asked to announce that Easton Anthony Hufford made his first appearance at Good Shepherd on Nov 10th

Mission of the month is “Haiti Mission to the Nation’s” Coffee money is going to gift/mitten tree youth project.

Thanksgiving eve services will be held at Good Shepherd and also at Kongsvinger at 7 pm on Nov 27th

Other church news Thrivent for Lutherans invites you to a Christmas story by jean shepherd on Dec 8th at 2 pm at the Alex Area Arts Association, more info contact the Thrivent office at 589-1731.

Community news: The Donnelly fire department’s annual turkey bingo is Nov. 22nd starting at 7 p.m. at the Donnelly hall 

 Marge Beyer of Morris passed away on Nov 7th survivors include her daughter in laws: Carol (Benston) (Ed) and their family; and Jamie (Wilcox) (Joel) and their family

Celebrations: Tiger tennis awards Brittany Cardwell, most improved; Carly Gullickson, sportsmanship award.

Tiger athletes of the week during the fall sports season were: Carly Gullickson, Beth Holland, Rebekah and Savannah Aanerud, and Gage Backman

FFA awards: Marketing team, Silver, Joanna Moser was a member of that team, Ag issues team; Bronze, Rebekah Aanerud and Melanie Van Horn were members of that team. The chapter as a whole received 3 star award.

Significant anniversary celebrations: Herb and Carol Kloos, who are celebrating, their 60th wedding anniversary, this month,  and  Scott and Kathy Bahr, who recently celebrated 30 years of marriage.

New ad: Loiann Frank
Room 103
1717 University Drive SE
St. Cloud, MN 56304-2024

Several of us from the Donnelly area were among those who attended the Scandinavian heritage dinner at First Lutheran in Morris on Nov 6th, en route home; I stopped to visit with Wally McCollar at his shop in Morris

Nov 8th I visited my aunt Pearl A. Anderson at her apartment in the Sunrise Apartments

Nov 10th several of us from the gs church attended the hymn sing at Federated church, in the evening I attended the Tim Danial concert at Morris area high school auditorium

Nov 11th the Donnelly community club had their last meeting of the year, putting the wraps on another good year for the club. Afterwards I visited with Jim and Lou Eystad at their home in Donnelly. Jim was one of the veterans honored at the Veterans Day program at the school earlier in the day.  She said they had been to the dinner at the Mennonite church by Starbuck on Nov. 8th.

Nov 12th I attended the Grant County Ag society annual meeting in Herman.

Nov 13th Mark and I attended the meatball supper at Faith Lutherran in Morris

I've had a request for Mark's address: it is 151 sunnyslope rd.  324-114 Morris MN 56267 e-mail: firebird357 @ he has an unlisted # if you want it call me at 585-6435 and I will give it to you. He is doing good, had his post op on the 12th, still tired and has some pain, but otherwise recovery is going good. The good news is that he does not have to go back to the cities, unless something unexpected happens, he will be able to be treated here in Morris. 

 sugery on Nov 6th ly ov 22nd

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