Thursday, June 26, 2014

donnelly news

Next edition June 28th –July 4th
Welcome another edition of the Donnelly news;
Weather news some sunny mild weather during the past week has allowed the area to dry out some.
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: there will be joint services at St John’s on June 29th at 9 a.m.; Kongsvinger July 6th and 13th. No bible study on the 29th.
There will be a 4th of July celebration at Kongsvinger at 11 a.m.
Good Shepherd news: Adult Ed will resume on June 29th.

Trinity Lutheran Church- Cyrus is sponsoring a gospel message every Wed eve through Aug 27th with speakers from “Minn. Youth Alive” at the Venture Arts Center in Cyrus at 6:45 p.m.
St. John’s (Starbuck) Ice Cream Social will be held on June 29th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Menu is Pork on a Bun, Chips, Pie and Ice Cream. Tickets are available at the door.
New wine will have a homecoming concert at First Lutheran- Morris on June 29th at 7 p.m..
Community news: There will be A Post nuptial open house for David and Hannah (Hilton) Larson at Kong on June 29th from 2-4 p.m. They were married on June 7th at Kongsvinger. His parents are Corrine Larson and Larry Tuffton and the late Elroy Larson, grandmother is Bertha Larson
Former Donnelly area resident Veronica Smith passed away on June 20th local survivors include her daughter in law Marilyn Smith and her family. Mark and I attended her visitation at the funeral home on June 24th    and I attended her funeral at Assumption –Morris on June 25th
Former Donnelly area resident Selma Bruse passed away on June 24th her funeral is today (Saturday) at the Methodist church in Herman.
Haley Henrichs of Morris and Olivia Reimers of Donnelly were among the students named to the dean’s list at Ridgewater College for the spring semester
Senior Bryce Jergenson of Morris Area / Chokio-Alberta was named honorable mention to the West Central Tribune’s All-Area baseball team. He and Beth Holland have also been nominated for the West Central Tribune’s Hengstler-Ranweiler Award.
Agnes Searle was the recipient of a Stevens county “pay it forward” award recently
Bennett Smith informs me that he was one of the runners from the area that took part in the Grandma’s half marathon in Duluth last week. He finished 1953 out of 7299 runners.

The threshing bee royalty were part of the old settlers’ parade in Barrett on June 21st
In the past week I attended the Kiwanis talent show, visitation for Arlene Melchert at Zion-Morris, other old settler’s reunion events in Barrett as well as visiting some of the resident of the Barrett care center. Mark and I stopped into a rummage sale on 21st at his old house in Donnelly and met the new residents Sue Pester and her family; she said her husband works at westmor industries with Doug Cardwell.

It has been a while since I have provided my contact info ph. 320-585-6435 (H) 320-288-8692 (c) snail mail 11 e9th st Morris MN 56267 e-mail  or you can also send me private message on Facebook


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