Next edition Nov 1st-7th
Welcome another edition of the Donnelly news;
Weather news: after a nice weekend the weather has done a 180 degree turn and turned cold and rainy. I was told that the corn had really dried down a lot during the stretch of nice sunny weather we had and picking was going really good
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: on Nov 2nd there will be joint services at Kongsvinger @ 11 A.M. afterwards 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.
Other church news: Scandinavian heritage (lutefisk and/or ham) dinner at First Lutheran –Morris on Nov 5th from 3-7 p.m. at the church
There will be a Meatball dinner at Faith-Morris on Nov 12 starting at 4:30 P.M.
Community news the Stevens county genealogical society will meet on Nov 6th at West Wind village room 108 @1:30 P.M.
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.
No community club meetings until next year. Fireman will meet on Nov 10th & 17th at the fire hall @ 7 P.M. the bookmobile will be in town on Nov 10th at 3:30 P.M. on main St.
Nov 4th is Election Day most voters in the Donnelly area will vote at the community hall
Death notices: None
Celebrations: Tiger cross country section 6A girls (5th) Savannah Aanerud 5th (state qualifier) Becca Holland (81st); boys (17th) Dalton Uphoff (148)
Peggy Jergenson on her new job as a Raymond James finical advisor at Bremer bank
Irelynn Jo Huebner was born on September 20, 2014 to Darick and Jessica Huebner of Morris. Grandparents are Ron and Becky Draper of Chokio, Mark and Mary Huebner of Morris, and Catherine Stine of Alexandria. The Huebner families are former Donnelly area residents
Jack Steven Backman was born on October 21, 2014 at Stevens Community Medical Center, Morris, to Eric and Bridget Backman of Morris. Grandparents are Steve and Cathy Backman of Morris, Duane Adams of LeSueur, and Becki and Ronnie Schmitz of Belle Plaine. Great grandparents are Liz Ascheman of Morris, Ruth Adams of LeSueur, Arnie and LaDonna Brummond of Lake Crystal. Steve and Liz are former Donnelly area residents
Oct 18th Jerry and Joan Kopacek helped with the annual Luther Crest Bible Camp Quilt Auction at Alexandria.
In the past week I attended the Dakota road concert at Trinity in Cyrus, the “teddy Roosevelt” performance at the museum in Morris, the fall into health event at MAES and the girls volley playoff game.
For those of you who get the on-line edition of the news there is a Halloween party at the Donnelly hall on Oct 31st from 5:30-7 P.M. and also at the “the place to be” in the eve.