Next edition Oct 18th-24th
Welcome another edition of the Donnelly news;
Weather news: weather has been fairly nice the past week with sunshine and mild temps, bean harvest is pretty much complete, a friend said it was about average, they were going to wait for the corn to dry some more before starting to pick it.
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: There will be joint services at St John’s at 11 a.m. on Oct. 19th and 26th; ss will also be at St John’s at 9:45a.m. ,both Sundays. On Oct. 26th at St John’s and again on Nov 2nd at Kongsvinger there will be an informational meeting to discuss the future of the parish
On Oct 19th services will be broadcast on KMRS (1230) or on the web at 11 am sponsored by Lois Koehentop and family in memory of Stan
Good Shepherd Lutheran church news: a 5 week evening bible study “How to preach Christ” will continue thought Nov 12th at the church there are boxes in the back for Operation Christmas Child. The tithe of the month is Bread to the Nations coffee money goes to the Salvation Army red kettle campaign
The Oct. newsletters for the parish and Good Shepherd are now out; extra copies are available in the back of all three churches.
Other church news: Trinity Lutheran Cyrus mission jubilee Oct 25 starting at 6 pm with appetizers, silent auction, etc. followed Dakota road in concert at 7 pm followed by dessert fantasy, and live auction. They will also be play at services at Trinity on Oct 26th at 10:30 am followed by dinner
Community news the Morris Area School board will meet on Oct 20th at 6 p.m. at the town hall in Donnelly; this is a change from what is on the school calendar
Death notices: Bob Libbon of Morris passed away on Oct 14th survivors include his brother George (Shirley) Libbon of the Donnelly area
Former Donnelly area resident Eliane Henrichs of Morris passed away on Oct 16th visitation is Oct 19th 2-4 pm at the Pedersen funeral home in Morris
Celebrations: at the recent 4-h awards show Lori Moser was given the extra mile award; Lee & Judy Johnston received the friends of 4-h award , for a complete list of winners (too numerous to list here )read the article about the show in the Oct 12th Morris Sun Tribune or in the on-line edition
Chase Steven Neil Blume was born on September 8 at Douglas County Hospital, Alexandria, to Steve and Amanda Blume of Herman. . Grandparents are Neil and Pat Blume of Herman and Doug and Peggy Kill of Morris. Great-grandparents are Mavis Blume of Barrett, Larry and Vera Kill of Morris, and former Donnelly area resident Evelyn Kopel of Mankato
Tiger Cross Country: Sauck Centre ;girls(second )Savanah Aanenurd( 2nd );Becca Holland (30th), JV Auddy Sperr (13th) ;boys( tenth )Dalton Lupke( 61st) JV Bo Gullickson (57th) ;Benson girls second ,Savannah (7th), Becca (29th) ,JV Auddy (7th)boys (6th) ,Dalton 46th ;JV Bo (20th) West Central Conference; girls(first)Savannah( 1st )Becca (28th );boys( 5th )Dalton (26th )JV Bo (29th)
Tiger volley ball team won the Fergus tournament recently and took 2nd in the Brainerd tournament Brooke Gillespie and Kourtney Geise are members of that team.
Past week, Mark and I attended the fall fest at St John’s and vendor sale at the hall in Donnelly on Oct 11th he also attended the spaghetti supper at the legion that eve. I also attended the meet the candidates forum at the Morris American legion, the Hancock fireman’s supper in Hancock visited Vedar and Opal Harstad in their apt in Morris, confirmation services for Samantha Greiner at st John’s and the farewell dinner for Pr Mary afterwards, visited Irene Strand and Geesien Kill at the Heritage apartments ,stopped by Jack Fuchs to say goodbye ,as he and Hedi are leaving for Texas for the winter and the visitation for Elanda Hanson at the Pedersen funeral home, her daughter and son in law are friends of mine
The final meeting of the Donnelly community club for the year was held on Oct 13th. It was announced that the annual Halloween party will be held later this month and Santa day will be Dec 13th more info about both events later. After the meeting we sang happy birthday to Corrine Kruize and enjoyed some birthday cupcakes. Reminder that next year’s bee is our 50th anniversary show Aug. 29th and 30th the features will be ih and everything made in ‘65