Next edition: Oct 10th-16th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: well some cool nights are a reminder that it is fall. I suspect by the time you read this most farmers will be done with beans, a lot of corn has been picked too
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: St John’s fall fest will be held today (Sat.) from 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the church in Donnelly
Sunday school Teachers will be installed on Oct 11th and 3rd graders will receive their bibles during services at both churches
Both churches voted to accept the recommendation of the call committee on Oct 4th more info in a future column
Good shepherd news: NO bible study on Oct 11th. I will have info in a future column about an upcoming mission conference at the church in late Oct. Services will also be broadcast on KKOK 95.7 Sundays at 11 a.m.
Other church news: the following events are taking place today (Sat.)Fall Bazaar, Zion Lutheran Church, 315 S Columbia Ave, Morris from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ; and a Fall bake sale and raffle at our saviors –Chokio from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
There will be a Family fall dinner at United Methodist church Herman on Oct 11th from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
There will be a pancake and sausage breakfast served at Assumption Catholic Church on Sunday, October
11th from 10-11:30 a.m. Free will offering will be accepted.
Community news: There will be a card shower for Clearance Giese in honor of his 95th birthday on Oct 10th. The address is 23115 469th ave. Morris mn 56267
The Donnelly community club will meet on Oct 12th at 7p.m. at the town hall
The 3rd annual vendor sale will be going on at the Donnelly hall today (Sat.) from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., there will also be a rummage sale on the west side of town
Pumpkin days at the Rockin C Ranch located at 59312 150th St, Donnelly on Oct 17th from 10 a.m. -4 p.m. tickets available at the gate. On the same day there will also be an open house at the Big Red Barn Relics located at 54678 130th St. Donnelly from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Morris area school board will meet on Oct. 19th at 7 p.m. at the Donnelly Hall
Death notices former Donnelly area resident Mary (Olson) Dripps of Morris passed away on Oct.1st. I was among those who attended her funeral and visitation last week. She was another very good friend and I will miss her very much too. She was another one I often consulted with her when I needed some info for my column and/or about Donnelly.
Former Donnelly area resident Ben (Skip) Delong Jr. of Alex passed away on Oct. 3rd local survivors include his daughters Kim (Brent) Gulbrandson and their family; Chrissy (Kelly) Oaches and her family; son Ben DeLong VIII; mother, Vonna De Long
Celebrations: Tigers Girls Volleyball: the team won the Fergus Falls invite on Oct. 3rd Brooke Gielispe is a member of that team
Tiger cc: Sauck Centre meet; girls (1st) Savannah Aanerud finished (4th) ,Becca Holland (54th)
Chase Oakley Christians was born on Sept. 2nd at CentraCare Health-Sauk Centre, to parents Hesston and Angie Christians of Sauk Centre. Grandparents are Dean and Linda Pederson of Hancock and Doug and Louise Christians of Chokio. Great-grandparents are Zita Reetz of Alpha, Virene Olson of Morris, Fred Sperr and Marge Christians both of Chokio.
Sami Searle won National Reserve Champion Western Pleasure Rider at IA State fair and was also named senior Cowgirl girl attendant there too. She was also named Horseman of Iowa Inc. Sr. queen earlier this year; another award she won on Eaglesview Chocolate T, was High point 2 year old JPFC at the Central Classic, Winona MN Minnesota Equestrian Center
The Stevens county 4-h had their awards night on Oct. 3rd. multiple awards were given to members of these families with a Donnelly connection :Andy Aanerud, Jon Moser, and Brain Erdahl families; the Jon Moser family was awarded 4-h family of the year, Jonna Moser won the Leonard Wulf beef award. Stephan Lillenquist from Rendsville 4-H got the extra mile award. More pixs and info here
At the Minn. state fair Jona Moser won reserve champion limousine heifer ;Justus Moser, Purple Ribbon Division 3 Crossbred Steer; Ryan Miller, Purple Ribbon Corn; Rube Goldberg Machine, Purple Ribbon (Ryan Miller, Micah Aanerud, Brady Cardwell were among the members of that team)
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Past wk. st co gen soc. mtg at library; Fjoslien funeral in Alex followed by a visit to Rosie Hanson at bethel manor, Kim parden message at assumption pro-life banquet at Morris e free church, mccl mtg in Benson visit with my aunt Pearl Anderson and Ruth Strand at Sunrise apts. helped with NAPS, EVANGELISM CMTE MTG AT gslc, bbb, at old # 1 Southside