Thursday, September 17, 2015

donnelly news

Next edition: Sept 19th-25th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: it has been a very pleasant week sunny and mild.  Corn is being cut for silage and some farmers are starting to harvest beans.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: The regular worship schedule will resume on Sept 20th with services at Kongsvinger at 8:30 am followed by S.S. at 9:45 am and services at St John’s at 11 a.m.
Good shepherd news: You are invited to a TEA PARTY on September 26th at 2 pm at the church. The Speaker is Pam Behan who will tell her story as a nanny for the Kardashians. Rsvp to Joan Bruer at 585-2569
Adult Ed will be restarting after coffee fellowship on Sept. 20th
Other church news: The following events are coming up at Faith Lutheran -Morris: On September 27 Pastor Dean Mandla Ndwande, the Dean of the Eshowe Circuit of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Southern Africa will be at the 8:30 am services at Faith Lutheran Morris and at 10:30 am at First Lutheran Morris. More info about his visit will be announced later
Rally Sun will be held on Sept 20th beginning with services at 8:30 am and a potluck dinner after the late service
The fall rummage sale will be held on Sept 23rd from 4-7 pm
September fest will be held at Assumption -Morris on Sept 20th starting with a mass at 10 a.m.
Morris community church will be hosting a “storm the planet” conference today (Sat.) at 7pm) and Sept. 20th at 10 am & 7 pm
St Mary’s school superhero dash is today (Sat.) at 7:30 a.m.
Liferight banquet Sept. 24th 7 pm Morris national guard armory
Community news: the fireman will meet on Sept 21st at 7 p.m. at the fire hall.
Niemackl lake park day is Sept. 20th with games and serving of food beginning at 10:30 a.m. the park is about half ways between Herman and Donnelly on st Hy 9
Open house bridal shower in honor of Rachel Sperr, bride to be of Andrew Chalmers, will be held Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9:30 - 11:30 at Morris Evangelical Free Church. Couple is registered at Target and Zola. Go to for links to both registries. In lieu of cards, please bring your favorite recipe card with name.
Death notices: former Donnelly area resident Harris "Tookie" Hoyer of Morris passed away on Sept 11th survivors include his daughter former Donnelly area resident Fran Cin of Morris
Former Donnelly area resident Maynard Koehntop of Morris passed away on Sept 14th
Celebrations Girls Tiger CC –Holdingford meet:  (4th place) savannah Aanerud 4th                                              
Long prairie grey eagle meet first place; savannah Aanerud (5th)
Bruce and Deb Koehntop of Morris, formerly of the Donnelly area along with Tim Singleton of Savage and Jan Johnson of Jordan are excited to announce the engagement of their children Brandon Koehntop and Andrea Singleton. There will be a bridal shower for them at Faith Lutheran –Morris on Sept. 26th from 10 am. 12 p.m.
The threshing bee royalty were part of the parade in Dalton on Sept 12th; I spent the day at the Dalton threshing bee.
The Donnelly community club had a lengthy post bee meeting on Sept. 14th. We had one of the most successful bees we have had in a long time in terms of attendance, participation, exhibits, button sales etc. The next community club meeting is Oct 12th, next year’s bee will be held on Aug. 28 & 29 and the feature will be John Deere. I also learned Mon evening that there is more than one Donnelly threshing fb page the “official” one has a button on it. I do not know who started the other one(s), or why

Sept 13th Mark Koepke & I traveled to Nora Lutheran church, near Garnder ND, for their lutefisk dinner. Plans to visit with his uncle and aunt afterwards got cancelled due to illness

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