Next edition: Nov 28th-Dec. 4th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: much of last week was cold, windy with some rain /snow mixed in; conditions have moderated some this week. Most farmers are done for the year everything I have read/heard is that crops were real good this year, but prices were low.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: advent decorating today (Sat.) at 10 a.m. at Kongsvinger
KLCW brunch at 9:30 a.m. at Kongsvinger on Nov. 29th
Joint services on Nov 29th at 11 a.m. at St John’s, no Sunday school
St. John’s “where’s the beef dinner” raffle is currently going on with the drawing to be held on December 13, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s. Tickets available from the church office
Good shepherd news: advent services begin on Dec. 2nd at 7 p.m. at the church
Other church news: none
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on main St. in Donnelly on Dec. 7th from 3:45-4 p.m.
City council and rendsville 4-h will meet in Donnelly on Dec. 7th at 7 p.m.
“A time to remember” will be held at the Pedersen funeral home Morris on Dec. 6th at 2 p.m.
Morris senior citizens’ bazaar starting at 9 a.m. on Dec 5th at the Sr. center
The Stevens county historical society’s annual open house will be held on Dec 5th 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the museum
Brain Koch benefit on Dec. 4th starting at 5 p.m. at the Legion in Wheaton. He suffered a leg injury in an accident. His wife is former Donnelly area resident Jill strand
On Nov. 28 at the Morris Senior Center there will be an open house bridal shower for Marilyn Speer, bride-to-be of Josh Searle, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. They are registered at Target and Menards, and from 2 to 5 p.m. there will be an open house 90th birthday party for Josh’s grandmother Agnes Searle. Your presence is your gift.
Correction: Open house 60th wedding aniv for Sid and Carol Wilcox Dec. 6th from 2-4 p.m. at Faith Lutheran church-Morris Sid is a former Donnelly resident
Death notices: Lynn Sax Philpot of Minneapolis passed away on Nov. 23rd. survivors include her parents, former Donnelly area residents, Curt and Betty Sax of Alexandria. Her funeral is Dec. 5th at the NE Methodist church in Minneapolis mn.
Celebrations: Wade and Amber Boerner were married on Nov 14th his parents are former Donnelly/Herman area residents Jerry and Colleen Burner
Nominees for staff person of the year at Morris area schools included Kris Kloos; Shirley Kill, (who was also recognized for 15 yrs. of service to the district) and Betty Kill (winner)
Brady Jergenson of the Tiger FB team received the following awards at the year-end FB banquet: MVP: defense; all district and honorable mention all-area team. West central area tribune
Brooke Gillisepe of the Tiger vb team was named to the all-area team by the west central tribune
The tiger girls cc team received a gold academic award; Savanah Aanerud and Beth Holland were members of that
For those of you who may be gone for the holidays or flying south for the winter you can keep up on the Donnelly news by accessing the sun tribune website or my blog donnellyminn.blogspot.com. My e-mail ad is firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to get my news e-mailed to you.
Past week visit to my aunt Pearl A. Anderson at her apt. in Morris, the fall festival at Kong. I also spent 2 days in the hosp. last week for various health issues and need a lot of prayer as I ponder my future.
This being thanksgiving season I want to say thank you to all my loyal readers who have made my column such a successful one over the past years.