Next edition: Mar 15th-21st
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news for the first time in a very long time (somebody said since Oct) we have enjoyed some sunshine and temps in the upper 40’s a lot of the snow is actually melting fast. I read that we had about 50 days of -0 temps.
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: Lenten services will again alternate between St John’s Mar 19th Apr 2nd and 18th (Good Fri) and Kongsvinger Mar, 26th, Apr 9th and 17th (Maundy Thurs.) with coffee fellowship to follow. More details in upcoming columns
The Kongsvinger parish hall is now open for use again after the plumbing problem has been fixed
The St John’s women of the evangelical Lutheran church in America will be serving lunch at the west wing village in Morris at 2 pm on 3/17
Joint services at Kongsvinger at 8:30 am Mar 23rd and 11 am at St John’s on Mar 30th
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: Lenten services will be held every Wed @ 7 pm until holy week. No suppers this year
Weekly bible studies on the Augsburg confession will be held on Tuesdays @ 10 a.m., until after Easter. Everyone welcome
On Mar 16th the senior high youth will be having a basket auction & pancake breakfast to raise funds for a trip to Flathead Lutheran bible camp in Montana after services about 10:30 am free will donation.
We will have another game of bunko at the church on Mar 23rd more details next week
Other church news: Assumption Catholic Church will have a St. Pats day dinner on Mar 16 at the church from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. ;they will also have guest speakers during lent and St Mary’s school fish fry 3/21, beginning at 4:30 pm at American legion-Morris. Contact the church office for details on any of these events.
Community news: The Donnelly Community Club will have their annual meeting on March 17th (ppd from Mar 10th) beginning at 6:30 p.m. with meal to follow. Everyone is welcome. If you are unable to attend you may send you dues to Mary Werk at 22662 120th St. Herman, Minn. 56246. For more information call 320-795-2437320-795-2437 or 320-246-3337320-246-3337
New horizons Ag services annual meeting legion-Herman 3/17 beginning with a noon meal
Donnelly co-op annual meeting 3/20 at the community hall beginning with a noon meal
The district 12A Republican Party endorsing convention will be held on Mar 22nd at the west central north elementary school in Elbow Lake beginning with registration at 9:30 am convention starts at 10 am
Lighthouse productions presents “Christy” at Central Square in Glenwood Mar 27-29th @ 7 pm and Mar 30th at 2 pm. several members of the Andy Aanerud family are members of the cast
Irish meal at Morris senior center 5/18 @5:30 pm, tickets available at the door
Farm Bureau Estate & Business Succession Seminar will be held at West Pomme Lodge, 45572 140th Street, Donnelly (Luther crest west) on Wednesday, March 26 from Noon – 2 pm. Reserve your spot by March 19! Call 320-589-3553320-589-3553.
The 2nd Annual Sgt. Kurt Kruize Foundation Dinner will be held on April 5 from 3 – 7 PM at the Hancock Community Center. There will be a Pulled pork sandwich dinner, and silent auction, with a free will donation.
Jaina Beth Felton was born on February 28, 2014 at Stevens Community Medical Center, Morris, to Jarrod and Kari Felton of Morris. Grandparents are David and Beth Felton of Brookings, S.D. and Robert and Debrah Danelz of Donnelly.
Gloria Heuer of Morris passed away on Mar 7th survivors include her daughter Deanna of Donnelley. Her brother in law Barry Gades and sister in law Jane Harstad are the president and secretary of the Donnelley community club
Former Donnelly area resident Eugene “Sam” Logan passed away on Mar 8th. Survivors include his daughter Jerri (dean) Erickson. As of this writing funeral arrangements are pending .
Students of the quarter include Logan Mau most improved (7th) and Brady Jergenson extra mile (10th).Beth Holland was an AAA winner.
In the past week the Kopacek family, Marvel Wagner and I attended the Stevens county genealogical society meeting at the West Wing Village this was the first meeting Marvel has been able to attend since she became ill. Andy Brevig and I attended an informal get together with Jeff Becker a candidate for house dist. 12a and the Stevens county republican convention, both at the legion in Morris. Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended the hymn sing, bible study and Lenten services at good shepherd, the habit for humanity pork chop fund raiser at the Legion and the visitation for Gloria Heuer at Pedersen funeral home. She is a distant relative of mine. Mark and I visited Verle and Della Dunn in their home in Donnelly. I also attended the history of Ag in Stevens County by Ward Voorhees at the soil lab in Morris