Next edition Mar 28th-apr 3rd
Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: according to calendar spring arrived on Fri afternoon, However winter is still hanging around we got about 3-5” of snow on sun aft and more is predicated as I am writing this.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: There will be joint services at Kongsvinger on March 29th (Palm Sunday)at 11 am with the ss kids singing, contact the church office for details about other holy week events .no ss on April 5th
Good shepherd news: there will be a brunch after church on Easter Sunday
Other church news: For details on Holy week services at churches in the area see the ad in this week’s paper
This and that sale at the federated church today (Sat.) starting at 9 am
The Bemidji state choir will be in concert at the assumption catholic church today (Sat) at 2 pm
Corrections we are featuring everything made in 1965 at the threshing bee this year, my e-mail ad is firstname.lastname@example.org
Community news: the Kurt Kruize memorial scholarship fundraiser dinner will be held on April 4th at the Hancock community center from 3-7 pm free will donations
City council and rendsville 4-h will meet at city hall and St John’s on April 6th @ 7 pm
The Stevens county Republican Party executive committee will have a meeting March 30th at 6:15 pm at Legion
The Stevens county genealogical society will meet on April 2nd at 1:30 pm in room 108 of the West wind Village
Death notices: Irene Monroe of Morris passed away on March 14th survivors include her daughter Nadine (Robert) Heck who was postmistress in Donnelly for a few years.
Celebrations: buddies bar and grill won the men’s league championship in community Ed basketball, Taylor Nohl was a member of that team.
Tiger gymnastic awards: Savannah Aanerud MVP, West Central Conference –all conference; Kourtney Geise Tiger award
Tristan Raths of Donnelly who is part of the Tiger elementary wrestling program took first place at the regions in New London on Mar 21st. He will be going to the nywa (national youth wrestling association?) state wrestling tournament in Rochester March 26th-27th. The Tigers are taking an elementary team to the state for the first time on March 28th and 29th.
Joel and Jamie Beyer of Morris, along with Tim Kampmeier of Chokio and the late Linda Kampmeier, are happy to announce the engagement of their children, Sydney Beyer and Mac Kampmeier; her grandparents are Sid and Carol Wilcox
Carrie Roske and Kody Kramer of Morris are happy to announce their engagement. Carrie is the daughter of Russell Roske of Donnelly and John and Holly Riley of Morris. Kody is the son of Ray Kramer of Morris and Roni Kramer of Brandon. A May 30th wedding is planned. His grandmother is my former neighbor Joyce Kramer.
The class of ’55 is still looking for pictures for their reunion; classmates should be getting their invitations soon
The Donnelly co-op had their annual meeting on Mar 19th they had another good year; I will have more info about the meeting in an upcoming column. Other events I attended during the past week included the Irene Monroe visitation at the funeral home, the lions pancake breakfast at the Lee center, and the spring expo out there too, the legion fundraising breakfast in Barrett, the sing a-long at Lincoln Lutheran church rural Hoffman, the college republicans fundraiser at the pizza ranch, the Doug Ohman presentation on barns in Minnesota at the Hancock community center ,and the west wind village, on state parks at the Minnewaska home, the White Bear Lake insurance company’s annual meeting at the Minnewaska house by Glenwood and the Aaron Goll visitation at the funeral home. I also stopped to visit with some current and former Donnelly area residents at the “Villa” on Wed a.m.
The public is invited to attend an event this coming Sunday at the UMM:
"Community-Based Research at UMM: Anthropology in Action in the Classroom"
Sunday, March 29, **1-4pm, in Imholte Hall (Social Science Building), Room 109, on the University of Minnesota Morris campus
Come and see about the ongoing work on the Boerner Family Cemetery project by Professor Rebecca M. Dean and her students.
Students will be talking about a number of different research projects, but three of the papers are about the Boerner Family Cemetery.
This is an opportunity to meet some of the fabulous people that have been working on the restoration efforts at the cemetery.
On Sunday most parking is free on campus.
**The cemetery presentations will be in the middle, probably from around 1:30-2:30. It's not necessary to stay for the entire event; you can come and go as you wish.
Thank you, we hope you are able to attend. Boerner Family Cemetery friends.