Next edition: Nov 7th-13th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: after several cold rainy days last week, the weather this week has been sunny and mild. It looks like most farmers in the area have all their corn harvested, and are busy with fall tillage, ditching and other fall jobs
Correction: Maynard Thorstad of Hoffman passed away on Oct 23rd, he was preceded in death by his sister former Donnelly area resident Bernice Boerner and is survived by her family (Scott, Terry and Tammy)
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: Rev. Mike Nelson of Cokato has accepted the call to be the pastor of the parish, he will begin his full-time ministry with the parish on Nov 17th; his first Sunday will be Nov. 22nd. Help is needed to help him load up his belongings in Cokato on Nov 14th and unload them in Donnelly later that day if you can help contact the parish office.
The Kongsvinger fall festival will be held on Nov. 22nd starting at 11 a.m. In preparation for it a leffsa making day will be held on Nov.14th at 9 a.m. at Kongsvinger
Good shepherd news: the annual meeting will be held on Nov 22nd following services followed by brunch served by the youth
Other church news: There will be a meatball supper at faith –Morris on Nov 11th with serving starting at 4:30 p.m.
There will be a Mission fest at Trinity Lutheran Cyrus on Nov 15th starting with services at 10:30 a.m. with special speakers Chris Butler and Jennifer Rothchild, followed by a breakfast buffet at 11:30 a.m. (free will donation) a silent auction from 9:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. ,live auction at 12:30 p.m.. All proceeds go to our local and Global Missions.
Nov 15th is vocation Sunday at Faith Lutheran
The 3F (food, fellowship, and Fun) will start on November 8 at Faith –Morris and continuing the 2nd Sunday of the month during fellowship time. The first event is a painting demonstration and Q&A with artist Della Conroy. Della will be discussing the inspirations behind two of her watercolor paintings: the “Madonna and Child, and the “Magi.” She will be bringing painted religious themed cards to sell.
Chris Richards will be ordained on Nov 14th at First-Morris at 4 p.m.; on Nov 15th; he will be installed as pastor at Trinity Lutheran –Cyrus at the 10:30 a.m. service. There will be a farewell dinner for interim pastor Minnete Johnson on Nov 8th following services at 10:30 a.m. Note change of times for services on the 8th and 15th (S.S. at 9:30 a.m.) After leaving Cyrus she will return to LCM and Trinity Lutheran –Alberta as their interim pastor again.
Prairie arts chorale at faith-Morris today (Sat.) at 7:30 p.m. tickets available at the door
Community news: The fire dept. will meet on Nov 9th and 16th in Donnelly at 7 p.m. at the fire hall, no more community club meetings until next year
Bookmobile in town on main St. on Nov 9th from 3:45-4 p.m. (note new time)
Trim a tree and treats sponsored by the post prom JR. parents on Nov 12th and 13th 3-9 p.m. in Hoffman realty building-Morris, tickets available at the door
Dfd turkey bingo Nov 20th starting at 7 pm at the community hall
Death notices: Orville Ole Brustuen of Appleton passed away on Oct. 29th; survivors include his brother in law former Donnelly area resident Dick Goldenstein
Celebrations: Lila Karen Goldenstein and Elsa Lynn Goldenstein were born on Oct 20th to Tony and Lisa Goldenstein of Stillwater; grandfather is former Donnelly area resident Dick Goldenstein
Tiger cross country the girls won the section 6A team title and are headed to the state. Savannah Aanerud finished in 7th; Becca Holland 90th
Congrats to Rebekah Aanerud on winning Ag Communications Placement and a Costa Rica Trip at National FFA Convention! You can hear her on KMRS every other Sat. at 6:30 a.m.
At the VFW auxiliary membership supper Joanne Graff (25yrs) was among those reconized for their years of service to the auxiliary
Former Donnelly area resident Karenna Johnson was invited to participate in the National youth leadership forum: EXPLORE STEM
Chandler Erickson was named the UMAC Special Teams Player of the Week
Thanks to the threshing bee royalty and their families for all the hard work they put into making the annual Halloween party in Donnelly a success
Past week, theilke visitation at Pederson funeral home ,community Halloween party ,farewell dinner for Deaconess Deb at St john’s