Next edition Oct 25th-31st
Welcome another edition of the Donnelly news; this week’s edition is dedicated to the memory of my Dad who passed away on Oct 31st 2005
Weather news: weather has been fairly nice the past week with lots of sunshine and mild temperatures, I see a lot of corn is being picked; I was told that it has dried down considerably in recent weeks.
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: There will be joint services at St John’s at 11 a.m. on Oct. 26th; S.S. will also be at St John’s on Sunday. 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
There will be a Baking day for Scandinavian goodies for the fall festival on Nov. 5th, lefse baking day is Nov. 15 at 9 a.m.
If you are in need of pastoral care contact the parish office at 246-3211
Other church news: Trinity Lutheran Cyrus mission jubilee today (Sat) starting at 6 p.m. with appetizers, silent auction, etc., followed Dakota road in concert at 7 p.m. followed by dessert fantasy, and live auction. They will also be playing at services on Oct 26th at 10:30 a.m. followed by dinner
Scandinavian heritage (lutefisk and/or ham) dinner at First Lutheran –Morris on Nov 5th from 3-7 p.m. at the church
Bob Sorge “Passion for Jesus” will be at the Morris Area Elementary Concert Hall today (Sat) 7-9 p.m. and on Sunday Oct 26 9:30-11 a.m. sponsored by Hosanna Worship Center, Morris Area Community church, and Intervarsity fellowship of UMM ph.287-1789 for more info
St. Mary’s Chokio fall bazaar is today (Sat) from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
There will be a Heart’s Desire conference “Real Housewives of Stevens County” at the Hosanna worship center –Morris on Nov. 4th at 7 p.m.
Community news the Stevens county geological society will meet on Nov 6th at West Wind village room 108
Donnelly city council and Rendsville 4-h will meet on Nov 3rd. at city hall and at the Andy Aanerud farm (note change of venue) both at 7 p.m.
Nov 4th is Election Day most voters in the Donnelly area will vote at the community hall
Death notices: former Donnelly area resident Elaine Carol Henrichs of Morris passed away on Oct 16th, I was among those who attended her visitation on Oct 19th at the Pedersen funeral home
Lee Ernst of Alberta passed away on Oct 18 survivors include his brother in law Fred Sperr and sister in law Elizabeth Aschman, both are former Donnelly area residents
Agnes Baukol of Starbuck, MN passed away on Oct 19th survivors include her son David (Dianne Christofferson) Baukol of Glenwood. Dianne is a former Donnelly area resident.
Celebrations: Kourtney Geise was named to all-tournament team at the Brainerd invite
Fall athletes of the week include Dalton Uphoff, Brooke Gillespie, and Savannah Aanerud
At the VFW auxiliary membership meeting held recently Shirley Libbon and Carlyon Smith, were recognized for being members for 35 and 45 years.
Mary Elizabeth Lonergan and Matthew Ray Cullum were united in marriage on July 26, 2014 at the West Pomme Lodge in Morris, Minn.; Parents of the couple are Dave and Elsie Lonergan of Morris and Mike and Terri Cullum of Neenah, Wis.
At the Sons of Norway meeting Monday 20 October, Ricky Aanerud [grandson of former Donnelly area resident the late Victor Aanerud,] showed part of his collection of items made from birch bark and talked about the importance of using birch bark in the old Scandinavian culture.
Past week Wally McCollar and I attended the visitation and funeral for Bob Libbon, Steve Fults and I attended the candidates’ forum at the legion Paul Speer and I attended the school board meeting in Donnelly. I also attended the 50th anniversary celebration at the U.S. fish and wildlife office in Morris and the auction preview at the Richard Kruize farm by Donnelly
It has been a while since I have provided my contact info e-mail aeandersatfedtel.net ph. 585-6435-H 288-8692-(c) snail mail 11 E 9th st Morris
Reminder that my deadline for submitting my column to the paper is mid aft Thurs. so keep that in mind if you have any news for me .