Thursday, November 6, 2014

donnelly news

Next edition Nov 8th-14th

Welcome another edition of the Donnelly news; this edition is dedicated to the memory of my aunt Mabel Van Olst who passed away on Nov 10th 2002.
Weather news: It has been a cold week saw some snow flurries in the air Wed. evening, most corn is harvested and fall fieldwork is also just about done too. Talked to a farmer friend who said the crop was dry, yields down some but still good.

In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: There will be joint services at Kongsvinger on Nov.9th (no Sunday school) and on the 16th at St John’s both at 11 A.M with Sunday school at St John’s. The parish newsletter is now out copies are available in the back of both churches
There will be a lefse baking day is Nov. 15 at 9 a.m. for the Kong fall festival on Nov 23rd
Churches united servant event will be held on Nov 30th   in Moorhead. Items can dropped off at the parish office contact the parish office or read the parish newsletter for more details.
Other church news: There will be a Meatball dinner at Faith-Morris on Nov 12 starting at 4:30 P.M.
Community news: No community club meetings until next year. Firemen will meet on Nov 10th and 17th at the fire hall at 7 P.M. Their annual turkey bingo will held on Nov 21st at the hall and the bookmobile will be in town on Nov 10th at 3:30 P.M. on main St.
Death notices: None
Celebrations Savannah Aanerud finished 35th in the state cross country meet at St Olaf in Northfield on Nov 1st
Doug Cardwell received an award for his life saving efforts at the Ducks Unlimited banquet in Morris
Theodore Kurtis Standfuss was born on October 28, 2014 at the St. Cloud Hospital to Kari and Nathan Standfuss of Big Lake. Grandparents are Lyle and Beverly Kruize of Hancock and Bruce and Barbara Standfuss of Sunburg. Great grandparents are Phyllis Harstad of Benson and Vernon Kruize of Donnelly.
Election results: Jeanne Ennen was reelected as a county commissioner Walt Biesterfeld as mayor and Rose Athey to city council; Dale Ennen was elected to the other council seat. Greg Fynboh was elected as soil and water commissioner dist. 2 and proving that every vote counts Laurie Vavra won her commissioner seat by two votes
A good group of kids was on hand at the Donnelly Hall on Oct 31st for the annual Halloween party. Again I was glad I was not a judge lot of great costumes there. After the show, I attended the birthday celebration for Cindy Dahlen at the Herman bar and grill.
Many Donnelly area residents were among those of us who enjoyed a lutefisk supper at First Lutheran-Morris
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