Thursday, June 19, 2014

donnelly news

Next edition June 21st-27th
Welcome another edition of the Donnelly news;
Weather news: some very heavy rains over the weekend combined with some previous rains means that every low spot around here has standing water and more is predicated. It has been sunny and mild when it has not been raining. Crops look nice although some have drowned out. 
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: there will be joint services at Kongsvinger on June 22nd   not at St John’s as listed in the summer worship schedule and at St John’s on June 29th at 9 a.m., no bible study on the 29th.
Good Shepherd news: Adult Ed will resume on June 29th.
There will be a Community Bible School on June 23rd-26th at Zion- Morris this year co-sponsored by Zion and Good Shepherd, with staff from Lutheran Bible Camp near Henning leading it. Everyone is welcome more info contact either church.
The all- state Lutheran choir will be on tour throughout MN through June 25th
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 am to 1:30 pm on the Menu is Pork on a Bun, Chips, Pie and Ice Cream. Tickets are available at the door.
Community news: No little league games in Donnelly this year; however there will be women’s softball and horseshoe games
Two upcoming bridal showers at Kongsvinger: for Laura Wolff bride to be of Brian Ennen will be held today (Saturday) from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and a Post nuptial open house for David and Hannah (Hilton) Larson 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

Janice Kaehler of Morris passed away on June 12th. Her daughter Karen (Mark) Janachovsky and family are among the many family members in the Donnelly area who survive her, Jim and Lou Eystad and I were among those who attended her funeral at St John’s on June 16th.  My mom stayed with Janice’s grandparents when she taught in the dist. 7 school in the early ‘40’s.
The Tiger trapshooting team won the Novice Championship at the trap shooting contest in Alex recently Sam Henrichs was a member of that team finishing third individually in her division
Bryce and Brady Jergenson both pitched no hitters in baseball recently ,Bryce for the Morris legion team on June 10th and Brady for the VFW team on June 7th  .Many of you will remember that Bryce  also pitched a one hitter as a member of the Tiger bb team this spring.
Sydney Beyer, Maria Cin and Shadow Olson made the dean’s list at Minnesota State –Moorhead recently
The threshing bee royalty were part of the Chokio community picnic and Kensington runestone days' parades over the weekend. About a dozen of us attended the community mentoring meeting at the Morris area elementary school on June 12th. I also attended the acria (fed tel) supper and annual meeting at the school, the pioneer land band festival in Benson, other runestone days' events, the all-state Lutheran choir concert at living word Lutheran church-Alex and the funeral for Elmer Jessnes in Wendell.  As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, my Mom stayed with the Jessnes family when she taught out in the Swan Lake township area. Mark and I attended the neighborhood picnic at Faith Lutheran on June 17th. We both won a door prize there.


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