Friday, December 18, 2015

donnelly news

Dec 19th-25th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news: Merry Christmas to my loyal readers out there
This issue is dedicated to the memory of my uncle Albert Anderson who passed away on Dec. 24 1990
Weather news: well it has been fairly mild the past week but winter returned on the 16th with a winter storm bringing us several inches of snow meaning time to bring out the snow removal equipment again.   
St John’s/Kongsvinger news:   Sunday school program Dec 20th 9:45 a.m. at St. John’s, followed by coffee hour; and Dec 23rd 7 p.m. at Kongsvinger, followed by lunch
Dec. 27th Joint services at Kongsvinger at 11 a.m. services will be broadcast on KMRs at 11 a.m..
Good shepherd news: the S.S. program will be presented during the 9 a.m. services on Dec. 20th followed by coffee fellowship. There is also a ski trip to Andes tower hill that afternoon meet there at 12:45 p.m. for a group rate. Anyone is welcome to join them there for the aft.
Other church news: for info about Christmas Eve and Christmas day services at area churches see the ad in this week’s paper
Living naivety at 3:00 and 5:15 p.m. at Faith Lutheran-Morris on Dec. 24th
 “The gift of Christmas” a Christmas program and dinner at Assumption- Morris Dec. 21 at 4 p.m. tickets available at the door, sponsored by “widows on Wednesday”
Community Christmas dinner at First Lutheran-Morris at noon on Dec. 25th, free will donation
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on Dec. 21st from 3:45-4 p.m.
The Donnelly fire dept. will meet on Dec. 21st at the fire hall at 7 p.m.
Open house golden wedding celebration for Harold and Karen (Armstrong) Classen today (Sat.) at our Saviors Lutheran church –Chokio 2-5 p.m. no gifts please
Morris area elementary school students of the month included 5th grade Taylor Athey and first grade Bethany Backman
Death notice; Esther Wevley of Morris passed away on Dec 12th, survivors include her son Ron (Sue) Wevely of Donnelly and their family
Tiger wresting: The JV wrestlers recently participated in two meets the Grant Co invite and the Brave tournament, Brady Cardwell took first and Tristan Raths 2nd at both meets
Knight Wrestling: Grant co tournament: Keaton Long wca 4th place 145 lbs.
Wally McCollar, Mark Koepke, and I had dinner together at hotel 200 on Dec 14th for an early birthday celebration for Mark; his 48th birthday was the 15th
Lou Eystad informs me she ran into former Donnelly area resident John Carlson at McDonalds on Sunday he now lives in Texas.
Past wk. Santa truck in Benson, instillation service for Pr Mike Nelson at St J and potluck dinner at Kong. ; Cp holiday train in elbow lake dr. ketterling funeral, Wevely visitation Thrivent open house, advent services at Gs

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