Next edition: Feb. 15th-21st
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news after umpteen weeks of cold, snow and wind it appears we are finally going to get a break with temps forecast get up to about 30 on Monday. However as I am writing this Thursday a.m. there is another storm out there causing some schools in the area to cancel classes again
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: There will be Bible studies between services (about 10 am) on Feb 16th at St John’s then repeated at the same time at Kongsvinger on Feb.23 and Mar 2nd.
From Good Shepherd Lutheran Church: Sunday, February 16, after church, Wayne Grunklee will give an informational presentation on the types of endowment tools available to us as a congregation.
There will be weekly Bible studies on Wed a.m. @ 9a.m. though the month of Feb.; starting on Mar 4th they will be held on Tue a.m. @ 9 a.m., until after Easter.
Other church news: ST. Mary’ school dinner/auction will be held today (Saturday) at the old # 1 Southside beginning with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. tickets are available at the door.
Bookmobile will be in town at Feb. 17th at 3:30 p.m.
Wally McCollar received a 20 gal pin at the recent Red Cross blood drive in Morris
Sydney Beyer of Morris, Shadow Olson and MaKenzie Smith of Donnelly were all named to the Minnesota State University, Moorhead Dean's list for the fall 2013 semester.
in the west central conference gymnastics meet held in Morris on the 8th Savannah Aanerud received Fifth Place in all - Around, Seventh Place on Bars, Seventh Place on Floor, and Eighth Place on Vault .Savannah Aanerud, Kourtney Giese, were honored as All Conference Gymnasts in the West Central Conference for the 2013 - 2014 Gymnastics Season
Gabi Nienhaus was named to the honor roll at Hancock H.S.
Chuck Meixel of Starbuck and Deb Powell of Alexandria are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Fallon Meixel to Wade Backman, son of Steve and Cathy Backman of Morris. Fallon graduated from Morris Area High School in 2009. She will graduate from North Dakota State University in May with a bachelor of science in nursing degree. Wade graduated from Morris Area High School in 2010. He is currently working at C.R. Koehl & Sons. The wedding is planned for June 28, 2014 in Alexandria. Wade’s grandmother is Liz Aschman
Jim and Lou Eystad went to Pete Gilbertsons funeral at inhered church by Starbuck on Feb 12th.
In the past week Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended bible study (2x) and I participated in the bunko games both at Good Shepherd. I also attended the visitation for Don Lindor at the Pedersen funeral home his son in law Randy Haas was my classmate and PR Mike Hanson, Chuck Spohr and I had lunch togather. Mark Koepke attended the fireman’s’ steak fry at the fire hall on Feb 1st.
I was asked about who Charles Sather was; his parents were Ralph and Clara Sather of the Donnelly area.