Jan 2nd- 8th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news:
Weather news: we had several inches of snow on Sat. fortunately the storm predicated for this week did not materialize. We have had some -0 temps this weeks
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: no S.S. on Jan 3rd, the regular schedule resumes on Jan 10th
Pr Mike and Sue Nelson will have an open house at the parsonage on Jan 3rd from 2-4 p.m.
The Annual meetings will be held at Kongsvinger Jan 17th and St. John’s Jan 24th both following services followed by a pot luck dinner. Service times will change on the 17th with St. John’s at 8:30 a.m. and Kong at 11 a.m.
Good shepherd news. No Tue a.m. Bible study until further notice
Other church news: “Come Tour the Holy Land” Sundays, January 24 and 31 from 3:30-5:30pm in the church’s Theatre Room at first Lutheran Morris. Come and join us for a video journey of Pastor Dave’s travels to the “Land Where Jesus Walked”
New wine meeting on Jan. 3rd at 4 pm at First Lutheran-Morris
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on Jan 4th and 18th from 3:45-4 p.m.
The city council and rendsville 4-h will meet on Jan 4th at 7 p.m. at the city hall and St John’s church in Donnelly
The Donnelly fire dept. will meet at 7 p.m. on Jan 11th and 18th at 7 p.m.
Donnelly rod and gun club will have their annual ice fishing contest on Pomme de lake (Perkins Lake) on Jan. 17th from 10 a.m. -3 p.m. more info 320-287-1225 or stop into super valu and talk to Craig Awsumb
Death notices; Patricia Demo of Barrett passed away on Dec 24th. She was preceded in death by her son –in law former Donnelly resident Curt Weinreis
Gator swimming: triangular meet: Levin Strand took third place in the 100 breaststroke event; he was also a member of relay team that took 4th in the 200 yd. medley, and 5th in the 200 free relay; vs. fusion he was a member of the 200 medley took 4th, the 200 free relay that took 4th, and he personally took first in the 100 breast
Jameson David Taffe was born on Dec. 15 at Prairie Lakes Hospital in Watertown, South Dakota to Bryan and Becky Taffe of Bryant, South Dakota. Grandparents are David and Cindy Taffe and Richard and Suzanne Smith of Morris. Great grandmothers are Bernice Madsen and Doris Taffe of Graceville and Sene VanEps of Grand Forks, North Dakota
Christmas eve I took in the living nativity at Faith Lutheran Morris, services at good shepherd Lutheran an church –Morris ;Zion—Morris and St John’s Donnelly .Christmas day services at gslc, visiting my aunt Pearl in her apt at the sunrise apartments and some people at WWV. Other events past week included ss program at Kong Christmas sing a long at Lincoln Lutheran Hoffman, Recker visitation and funeral
If you are going to go south after the New Year reminder you can keep up with my column at my website http://donnellyminn.blogspot.com and/or the s-t one at http://www.morrissuntribune.com there is also a Donnelly news Facebook page. I have also posted my annual Christmas letter on my website.
Also a reminder I have “news” boxes at the po and HD and co in Donnelly and McCollar jewelry in Morris