Next edition Sept. 20th-26th
Welcome another edition of the Donnelly news;
Weather news: some very cool nights are a vivid reminder that fall is here
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: the regular schedule with services at St John’s at 8:30 a.m. and Kongsvinger at 11 a.m. with ss at Kongsvinger at 9:45 a.m. will continue until further notice
Good Shepherd news: the regular schedule with services at 9 a.m. followed by coffee fellowship and ss at 10:30 a.m. will continue until further notice Adult Ed is on the first and third Sundays during Sunday school time.
Greif share program at the Morris Evangelical Free Church every Mon. eve at 7 p.m. contact the church for more info
Faith Lutheran’s fall rummage sale will be held on September 24th beginning at 4 p.m.
St Mary’s school centennial celebration is Sept. 19 and 20th, Assumption Church’s September fest is Sept. 21st beginning with a mass at 10 a.m. continuing with a dinner and other activities though out the aft. Contact the church for more info about either event
The school board will be meeting in Donnelly on Oct 20th at 6 p.m. instead of Sept 22nd as originally announced.
MN DNR will have a meeting in Donnelly Oct 2nd.at city hall from 6-8 p.m. about fishing regulations in Cottonwood Lake
There will be a meeting at the hall on Sept. 24 at 7p.m. about the new water meters in Donnelly.
Former Donnelly area resident Emilie Anna Matejka of Richville MN passed away on Sept 3rd survivors include her husband Clearance Matejka. There will be no funeral services.
Former Donnelly area resident Mark Mich of Wayzata passed away on Aug 22nd
Harold Hillbrand of Herman passed away on Sept 14th survivors include his son former Donnelly area resident Ed Hillbrand and his family
Gladys D. (Woodke) Brown, passed away Saturday, September 6, in Grand Rapids MN survivors include her niece Nancy (Brian) Olson of Morris.
Marlys Geise of the Herman/Donnelly area passed away on Sept 15th. Survivors include her husband Wally.
Colin Charles Flaten was born on August 29, 2014 at Stevens Community Medical Center, Morris, to Justin and Carrie Flaten of Hancock. Grandparents are Chuck and Pat Dingman of Morris and Harvey and Mary Flaten of Hancock. Great-grandparents are Eddie and Lou Kopel of Donnelly and Millie Dingman of Morris.
Air Force Airman Landon J. Strand graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Strand is the son of Jason and Jodi Strand of Herman. He is also the grandson of Cathy Han of Rapid City, Minn. and Gary Ritzchke of Herman, and of Vern L. Strand of Donnelly.
Tigers cc LP/GE meet: Girls first, Savanah Aanerud first, Becca Holland 31st, boys 8th Dalton lupke 53rd, Little Crow: girls 5th Savanah 11th, Becca 56th, JV Auddy Speer 37th, boys incomplete.
During the past week I attended the reopening open house at the Morris public
library; visitation for G Irene Larson in Alex (her son in law was my neighbor on the farm for many years), the Haining family concert in Elbow Lake; visited with former Donnelly resident Elroy Frank at his home in Alex, and a friend in the Bethany home in Alex, spent some time at Big Iron in West Fargo, and much of the weekend at the pioneer power show in Albany
En route home from Fargo I stopped into visitation for Marvin Andersen at the United Methodist church in Herman (Jim & Lou Eystad attended his memorial service there) and the forum with Bp. Anderson at St John’s.