Thursday, July 30, 2015

Donnelly news

Next edition Aug 1st-7th
Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: it has been hot and humid most of the last week a few rain showers have brought some relief from the heat.  All the crops I have seen look very green and luscious and the grain looks great too.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: 4 part JOINT PARISH BIBLE STUDY ON ACTS begins on Monday, August 3, from 7 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Kongsvinger. [August 10th at St. John’s] Bring your own Bible. Please read the first two chapters of Acts prior to coming to the Bible Study.
Wednesday August 5th, Supper will be served at 6 P.M. prior to the 7 P.M. worship service at St. John’s.
Good shepherd news No bible study on August. 4th, Pr mike on vacation
Other church news: Trinity Lutheran –Alberta annual sweet corn feed on August. 2nd 5-7 p.m., behind the church, tickets available at the door
Green lake ministries in association with Faith ,First Morris and Trinity-Cyrus Lutheran churches present  “God does Marvelous things” (VBS)August 3rd- 6th at Faith -Morris from 9 am-12 p.m. preschool and K; 9a.m.-2p.m. other grades contact Faith-Morris to register or for more info
Grief support group starts on August. 17th at 7 p.m. at Morris E Free Church and continues for 6 weeks
Community news    Rocking c horse ranch (Van Horn’s) will have its grand opening today (Sat.) from 1-7 p.m. at the farm (59312 150th St Donnelly) with a variety of activities (western pottery, pony rides, tours of grandpa’s Toyland etc.) Tickets available at the gate
On August 3rd.the bookmobile will be in town at 3:30 p.m. on main st the City council and rendsville 4-h will meet at the fire and community hall at 7 p.m.
No Stevens County genealogical society meeting this month, next one is Sept 3rd
The VFW ladies Auxiliary annual salad luncheon is on August 6th at the old # 1 Southside from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Legion baseball sweet corn fund raiser tonight (Sat.) starting at 5 p.m. at the Legion, free will offering
Death notice: none
Celebrations: Ms. Dawn Nellie 2015: Jungle Jane tarzane and cheetah (aka Jim Jasper)
The threshing bee is August. 29 and 30th; for more info and an up to date schedule visit the website and/or visit the Donnelly threshing bee Facebook page. Posters are going up in the area, and advance sale buttons are for sale now from the officers and will be for sale at Donnelly business soon. Save yourself a dollar by buying in advance. The schoolhouse this year will feature Donnelly memorabilia ,work lists will be mailed out soon, if you are not a committee and would like to be call 246- 3337. A reminder that any help before, during, or after the Bee is welcome.   I see that preparations for the grain shocking are underway on the grounds
I also understand that some past royalty pictures are missing as well as some past secretary records if you have any info about this let me or one of the officers know
The threshing bee Royalty were part of the watterma parade in Glenwood on July 26th
The candidates for threshing bee Royalty were announced at a “meet the candidate’s” forum on July 27th. Little Miss Donnelly candidates are Amya Raths her parents are Scott and Jaclyn Raths, grandparents are Deb and Howard Kill, great grandparents are Geshien Kill and Rose Uhden, Tabitha Van Horn parents Josh and Beth Keifer and the late Curtis Van horn, grandparents are Cole and Marlene van Horn and Sharon Van Horn; Jeff and Cindy Gulbrandson, great grandmother is Arlene Gulbrandson, Savannah Aanerud her parents are Andy and Heather ,grandparents are Jim and Loraine;   Cheyenne Baumgart her parents are Scott and Jodi Arndt.
Linda O ‘Kane of Fennimore Wis. and her sister in law Sue Steiner, from Rockford, Illinois spent some time last week in ND and Minn. visiting family and friends including her brother Mark Koepke and me.
Marge Trost Speer recently celebrated her 90th birthday

EXTRA:  Past week: field day at North Central soils lab, Johnson auction in Donnelly, dawn Nellie contest, watterma activities in Glenwood, meet the threshing bee candidate’s forum in Donnelly
Be sure to like the Donnelly News Facebook page and/or visit my webpage
The class of ‘55 will have their 60th class reunion in late August. most of the classmates should be receiving am updated reunion letter this week.
Also a reminder that Corrine Larson is looking for units for the parade on the 30th, esp. anyone or anything associated with 1965. If you were born, married, graduated etc. or have a car, truck, tractor, piece of machinery etc. made in ’65 please contact her at 246-3434
St j/Kong summer services end on Aug 23rd k and Aug. 26th st j

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