Next edition Sept. 6th-13th
Welcome another edition of the Donnelly news;
Weather news: since I was out of town most of the weekend I do not know what the weather was like here except that we had a light rain much of the day Thursday and we thankfully escaped the hailstorm they had in Alex Mon eve. Did have some rain on Wed afternoon here too
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: Rally Sunday will be on Sept 7th at St John’s with ss at 9:00 a.m. with service projects until 10:45 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. (ss kids will be singing). At noon there will be an appetizer and salad potluck and a picnic lunch provided. In the aft there will be an open house at the parsonage.
St Charles –Herman fall festival is on Sept 7th at the legion in Herman beginning at 11 a.m.
Open house at the new apostolic church north in Morris by Jerry’s u-save Sept 14th starting with worship at 12:15 followed by tours of the new building and lunch
Sept 8th the city council, Rendsville 4-h, fire dept. and Community club will meet at 7 p.m. at various locations in Donnelly.
The school board will be meeting in Donnelly in Oct instead of Sept as originally announced.
Niemackl Lake Park Day will be held September 14th out at the Park There will be a Free Will Offering Meal of BBQ’s, Hot Dogs, Baked Beans, Chips, Cookies and Beverage. Serving will begin at 10:30 a.m.. In case of bad weather park day will be held at the 4-H building at the Grant County Fairground. The park is about halfway between Donnelly and Herman
Donnelly rod and gun club turkey shoot 9/14 at 11 a.m. at Harstad slough on the NW corner of Donnelly.
New school year means fall sports. Morris invite cc meet; girls finished 4th Savanah Aanerud finished 13th, Becca Holland 28th; Auddy Sperr (Don and Tammy) finished 16th in the JV 2k run. The Boys finished 9th, Dalton Lupke finished 60th. Lac qui Parle Valley / Dawson-Boyd meet girls 3rd, Savanah 6th, Becca 20th, JV 4 k Auddy 9th; boys 5th, Dalton 34th
Riley Biesterfeld is one of the tiger fb co-captains; Gabi Nienhaus is one of the Hancock owl vb co-Captains.
St. Fair 4-h results Jacob Speer -blue, Kallen Erdahl -red, Kamren Speer- blue, Jonna Moser -purple, Maradia Papesh -red, Sydney Speer- red
I was alerted to the fact that Brittany Cardwell was one of those featured in a New York Times article about the MN state fair. Here is the link http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/04/garden/your-grandmas-maker-faire.html?smid=fb-share
Gordon Hill of Sioux Falls SD passed away on Aug 26th survivors include his sister Joanne (Arven) Graff and their family.
Frieda Bachman of Northfield passed away on Aug 30th she was preceded in death by her son-in-law former Donnelly resident Leon Waller
Past week I attended the community picnic/expo that was moved the Morris area h.s gym due to rain and spent most of the weekend at the threshing show in Rollag. It was a great show but a lot of walking up and down hills. Mark and I helped out with the NAPS distribution.
Note for personal reasons I plan on doing my 9/13 column early so if you have any news for me I will need it by the 9th.