Next edition April 11th-17th
Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news. This issue marks the start of my 7th year of doing this column MANGE TAKK to everyone who made this column so successful.
Weather news: well our spring like weather did not last too long, it has been rainy and cool this week, but warmer weather is forecast
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: Cradle Roll Sunday and adopted grandparents event on April 12th during SS at Kongsvinger
Spring fling at St John’s on April 18th from 10:30 a.m. to noon
Good shepherd news: Delores Haggard memorial service will be held on April 25th at the church
Adult education “William Tyndale—bible translator and martyr will be held April 26th after coffee fellowship.
The April newsletters are now out for all three churches extra copies are available in the back of the churches.
Other church news: Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Glacial Ridge Conference Spring Gathering Trinity Lutheran Church, Benson, on April 20th, Registration at 4:30 p.m. Light Meal at 5:00 p.m.
Rummage Sale and Supper on April 22nd from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Morris
Bake and rummage sale at the Legion in Morris on April 18th 9 a.m.-noon sponsored by Trinity Lutheran WELCA-Alberta
Community news: On April 13th the bookmobile will be in town at 3:30 on main St., and the Donnelly community club will have their first meeting of the year at 7 p.m., at the community hall
The West Central Lady Ducks Unlimited Banquet will be held on April 29th at 5:00 p.m. at Old No.1 Southside-Morris, contact Muriel Cardwell or Judy Johnston for tickets. Please note the time; some posters in the area do not have the time on them.
The Belgian Waffle Brunch benefiting someplace safe will be held on April 12th from 9 a.m-12:30 p.m. at the Old #1 Southside, tickets available at the door.
There will be an open house bridal shower for Carrie Roske, bride to be of Kody Kramer, on April 18 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Morris Senior Center.
Death notices: Jerald Itzen of Herman passed away on April 2nd survivors include his wife former Donnelly area resident June (Mau) and her family. I was among those who attended his visitation at the funeral home and services at St Johns –Donnelly
Former Donnelly area resident Merle Waller of Joliet IL passed away April. 2nd, survivors include his aunt Lillian Heinrich. His parents were the late Hiram and Mae Waller of the Donnelly area; they operated a café in Donnelly for a number of years
Celebrations: Lexi Jo Melberg was born on March 25 at Lake Region Healthcare, to Scott and Amber Melberg of Fergus Falls. Grandparents are Bob and Sharon Melberg of Chokio and Brian and Peg Kruize of Morris. Great grandparents include Harry and Corrine Kruize of Donnelly and Glen and Nancy Koop of Morris
Taya Jane Lehman was born on March 11, to Nick and Laura Lehman, of Herman. Grandparents are Paul and Nancy Thompson, Peggy and Mike Corey all of Herman, and the late Donald Lehman. Great grandparents are Glen and Gertie Werk of Donnelly and Diane Corey of Herman.There will be a meet and greet for her on April 15th from 6-8 pm at the Paul and Nancy Thompson home 58 berlin Ave. S Herman
Jackson Loge was one of the “I love to read” winners at Morris area elementary school
At the state Business professional leadership conference in Minneapolis many chapter members competed at the leadership conference. The following groups and individuals placed at state and have the opportunity to compete at the National BPA Conference in May in Anaheim, California: bo Gullickson was a member of Network Design Team 1: Riley Biesterfeld was a member of Broadcast News Production Team 2:,
Tiger BB post season awards Riley Biesterfeld most improved
Thanks to Bob Burner for this: The Donnelly Co-op had its 95th annual meeting on March 19th at the Donnelly community center Carol Boeland from Hennen and associates presented the 2014 financial report sales and earnings for ’14 were down from’13 earnings for 14 were 283,624 compared to the record earnings of 717,270 in ’13 manager Burner remarked on capitol improvement and fixed asset purchases of $288,000 and the purposed spending for ’15 which will include the availably of 91 octane ethanol free gas and the possibility of purchasing the bsnf property (agronomy property the coop currently leases equity retirement checks amounting to $131,748 and 35 % dividend checks were distributed