Dec 26th-Jan 1st
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news: Happy New year and Mange Takk to all my loyal readers out there who have enabled my column to become as successful as it is
Weather news: Well after last week’s return of winter things have settled down it has been relatively mild since then and no more snow storms and it looks like it will be nice weather for being out and about during the holiday season
St John’s/Kongsvinger news On Dec. 27th Joint services at Kongsvinger at 10 a.m.; services will be broadcast on KMRs at 11 a.m. no S.S.
Good shepherd news: none
Other church news: none
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on Jan 4th from 3:45-4 p.m.
The city council and rendsville 4-h will meet on Jan 4th at 7 pm at the city hall and st John's church in Donnelly
Most Donnelly business will be closing early on Dec. 31st and be closed all day Jan 1st
The Morris sr. center will have a new year’s party at the center on Dec. 31st, starting with a meal at 5 pm contact them for info and price.
Death notices; Leonard Nelson of Morris passed away on Dec 18th survivors include his son Herb (Marlene) Nelson of Donnelly
Ruth Ann Seur of Prior Lake passed away on Nov 30th survivors include her mother Melvina Larson. She was proceed in death by her step-father former Donnelly area resident Carroll (Kelly) Larson
Former Donnelly area resident Marcella Recker passed away on Dec 22nd her funeral will be held on Dec. 28th at St Charles-Herman
Tiger gymnastics: vs. big stone lightning Savannah Aanerud earned first place at Bars; Katie Giese earned first place at Balance Beam
Staffs at the West Central Research and Outreach Center and the University of Minnesota, Morris were recognized at the University of Minnesota Communicators Forum for an eBook on cold climate strawberry production. Mike Cihak was among the University collaborators recognized for a strawberry farming eBook
The Mahs knowledge bowl finished first at a meet in Concordia (Moorhead) Adam Uphoff is a member of that team
Violet Elaine Boe was born on Nov. 27 to Brittney and Jesse Boe of Fargo, North Dakota. Grandparents are Randy and Karla Schmiesing of Chokio/Donnelly area and Randy and Cathy Boe of Morris .great-grandfather is former Donnelly area resident Wally Giese
Aubriel Joy Ekren was born on Dec. 1 at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, to Anthony and Amy Ekren of Morris. Grandparents are Mark and Mick Ekren, Vance and Kim Gullickson, and Gary and Sandy Fehr all of Morris. Great grandmother is former Donnelly area resident Ardis Gullickson
Lou Eystad informs me she ran into former Donnelly area resident John Carlson and his brother Marvin at McDonald’s last week. John lives in TX. ; His brother in Mlps.
Past wk. Classen golden wedding celebration in Chokio, haining family concert in Elbow Lake visited Iver All at the Barrett Care center, visited my aunt Pearl and some other residents at sunrise apts., open house at the new OR at scmc