Thursday, October 22, 2015

donnelly news

Next edition: Oct 24th-30th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news

Weather news: well the weather has continued its pattern of being very cold for a day or two (we had some frost late last week) to sunny and mild for a few days. Most bean fields are done and a lot of cornfields are too, have heard that crop is very good and also quite dry.

St John’s/Kongsvinger news: Logan Mau and Brady Cardwell will be confirmed during joint services on Oct. 25th at Kongsvinger at 10:30 a.m., note S.S. will be let out early at 10:25 a.m. that day

Deaconess Deb’s last Sun. here will be on Nov.1st, there, will be a potluck farewell dinner for her following the 11 a.m. services at St. John’s 

Good shepherd news: Rev. Juan Benito from Mission Nicaragua will be present during Adult Ed on Oct 25th to give a presentation about their mission organization. A potluck dinner will follow the presentation

The sermon part of the service is now being broadcast on KKOK 95.7 FM Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

Other church news: there will be a Scandinavian heritage (Lutefisk/Meatball) supper at First Lutheran-Morris from 3:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Nov 4th, a meatball supper at faith –Morris on Nov 11th
Options for women is sponsoring a community baby shower on Nov 4th from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Morris

Community news: Clearance Giese celebrated his 95th birthday on Oct 10th. The address is 23115 469th ave. Morris mn 56267 if you wish to send him a card.

There will be an open house for Jamey Eystad's 60th birthday today (Saturday,) at The Place to Be in Donnelly from 6 to 10 p.m. No gifts. Please spread the word.

The annual Halloween party at the Donnelly hall will be held on Oct 31st from 2:30 p.m. -5 p.m. at the community hall with costume judging starting at 4 p.m.
The Stevens county genealogical society will meet on Nov. 5th at the Morris library at 1:30 p.m.
The city council and rendsville 4-h will meet on Nov 2nd at the hall & st Johns in Donnelly at 7 p.m.

Benefit account has been set up for Brian Koch, of Wheaton who was seriously injured in an accident in September.  Donations to help Brian and wife Jill (Strand) Koch and family with expenses during his long term recovery can be sent to Brian Koch Benefit Account c/o Star Bank, PO Box 866 Wheaton MN 56296.  Jill is a former Donnelly area resident Cards of encouragement can be sent to Brian Koch/P4 Burn Unit c/o Hennepin County Medical Center, 701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis MN 55415. Your help is greatly appreciated. Silent Auction Benefit & supper is planned for near future.

Bookmobile in town on main st on Oct 26th 3:45-4 p.m. (note new time)

Several Donnelly area vendors will be the Hancock expo today (Sat.) at the school starting at 9 a.m.

Death notices: former Donnelley area resident Joe Altrich of Graceville passed away Oct 20th, his funeral is Oct 26th at Assumption-Morris

Celebrations: junior cross country runner MaKenzie Smith has been named one of Minnesota State University Moorhead/Courtyard by Marriott Athletes of the Week for the week of Oct. 5-11.she also won the women's race to help the Dragon women take a solid second behind the University of Mary at the Jimmie invitational last week

Tiger cc west central conference meet: girls (first) Savannah Aanerud (3rd) Becca Holland (33rd)

Addison Cihak was the winner of a bike donated by the Morris fire department during fire prevention week

Well somebody returned my box in the po after I bought a replacement for it, reminder there are also boxes at HD&CO in Donnelly and McCollar jewelry in Morris. I usually check my Donnelly boxes Tue a.m. after bible study at Good Shepherd but sometimes it may be earlier or later, depending on my schedule

Sept 20th in honor of clergy appreciation month several of us from the Good Shepherd Lutheran church Tue. A.M. bible study group had lunch with Pr Mike Hanson at the Pizza Ranch

Past wk. open house at big red barn, pumpkin day at rockin c ranch, A visit with my former neighbors Delano and Linda Meyer at their farm site, harvest festival at the Keng Covenant church ,school board meeting in Donnelly. I cut my foot on a can lid a few weeks ago and due to my diabetes it is not healing as good as the dr. would like so I have told to stay off my foot as much as possible therefore you will not be seeing me around too much in the next week or so

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