Next edition Mar 14th-20th
Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news when I wrote my column last week we were digging out from a blizzard that dumped 6” of snow on us and a -20 overnight temp. This week temps have been in the 40’s and 50’s and a lot of the snow has melted. Well I guess that is Minn. weather for you.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: Lenten services will again alternate between Kongsvinger (March 18th) and St John’s (March 25th) with a soup supper starting at 6 p.m.
There will be a potluck birthday dinner at Kongsvinger on March 15 following services about noon.
The St. John's WELCA will have their annual St. Pats day party on March 17th at 2:15 pm at the west wind Village
Other church news: West central Christian homes, Inc. annual meeting will be held on March 15, at 1:30 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Morris, MN
Men of life at Hosanna worship center today (Sat.) 8-10:30 a.m.
There will be a St Pat’s dinner at Assumption -Morris on Mar 15th starting at 11 a.m.
Community news: The Donnelly co-op annual meeting will be held on Mar 19th at the town hall beginning with a noon meal.
The Bookmobile will be in town on Mar 16th on main st.
Received this from former Donnelly resident David Fluegel: Farmers Lead the Way, March 16 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the U of M SW Research and Outreach Center, Lamberton, MN 56152 Event is free; advanced registration is requested at z.umn.edu/adpt or call David Fluegel, 320.349.0498
Tip night at the Pizza ranch on Mar 23rd will be a fund raiser for the college republicans
Death notices: Brayden Darrel Bouressa of Alexandria passed away on Mar 7th survivors include his parents Kayla Lorraine Perrier and Brett Allen Bouressa. Grandma, Kimberly Bouressa, Grandpa Bill Bouressa, he was preceded in death by his great grandfather Dennis Bouressa
Doris Zimmerman of Chokio passed away on Mar 8th survivors include her granddaughter Melissa (Erik) Whittemore of Donnelly and their family
Celebrations: 4-h regional project bowl Jr. white team 1st place team members included Kamren Sperr and Justus Moser ,his dad Jon Moser was the coach ;sr. white team 2nd place Jonna Moser was a member of that team Lee Johnston was the coach
Past week anniversary party for Mecklenburg’s and birthday party for Dick Cady then visited at Verle and Della Dunn in their house, and fundraising breakfast at Good shepherd. Mark and I visited Lou Eystad in the hospital on Tuesday, she is now home.
I have been informed that the invitation letters for the class of ’55 reunion have started going out via ups this week.
For those of you that have not heard our former pastor at St. John’s /Kongsvinger; Pr Luther and Sarah Johnson and family recently accepted a call to a church in Ottumwa IA