Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news:
Weather news weather has been fairly mild thankfully we missed the big snow storm that hit other parts of the state we only got a few inches
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: Ash Wed services on Feb. 10th at St. John’s. @ 7 pm with coffee fellowship to follow services will again alternate between Kongsvinger and St John’s every Wed. until Holy week
On the third Wednesday of the month (February 17), Youth Club will meet at St. John’s Church from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. and is open to all children in our community. Caring adults and older youth are encouraged to lend a hand - we will find something for you to help with. All area children are welcome to attend.
Good shepherd news. No Tue a.m. Bible study until after Easter
Lenten services start with ash wed services on Feb 10th at 7 p.m. and continue ever Wed at that time until Holly week.
Other church news: friends of the Morris life care pregnancy center will have a fund raising night at the Pizza ranch on Feb 21st from 5-8 p.m.
There will be +Super Bowl Party on Sunday, February 7th at 4:00p.m. At FAITH LUTHERAN-Morris; All 6th thru 12th graders are invited!
From faith –Morris February 10 The Sunday School students (Kindergarten—6th grade) and families will be serving the Ash Wednesday meal at 5:15 p.m.—come support the students.
There will be a Valentine's Day Tea on Friday, February 12th from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the First Lutheran Fellowship Hall.
No “Burgers, beverages and a blessing” until after Easter.
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on Feb 15th from 3:45-4 p.m.
Benefit for Donna Haugen of Milan today (Sat.) from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Kviteseid Lutheran church (308 North Third Street) in Milan. She is Jeanne Ennen’s sister in law and has been diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer
Next “Rising up Stevens County” kinship event will be the quarter kraze on Feb. 13th at the legion in Morris from 10 a.m. 1 p.m. advance tickets available at the Rusc office in Morris, more info call 585-7872
Donnelly fire dept. “bar bingo” will be held on Fri eves at 7 p.m. until further notice at “A Place to Be in Donnelly”
The Donnelly fire dept. will meet on Feb 8th and 15th at 7 p.m. in the fire hall.
St county historical society will have their annual meeting on Feb 14th at the museum starting with dinner at noon followed by the meeting at 1 p.m. and program at 1:30 p.m. rsvp at 589-1719
Julene and Wayne Mananum, Marlene Mohr, Dennis and Arlyn Cin, and Irene strand were among those that helped Grace Earnst celebrate her 100th birthday recently. Her birthday was on Jan. 17th
St Mary’s school dinner auction on Feb 20th at old # 1 Southside at 5 p.m., advance tickets available at the school
There will be Bingo-bonco at Faith –Morris on Feb 21st at 11:45 a.m.
Former Donnelly area resident Ruth Strand will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Mar 5th at the sunrise apartments in Morris from 2-5 p.m.
Death notices: none
Celebrations: tiger gymnastic Wahpeton triangular Savannah Aanerud performed Stuck Beam Routines Savannah Aanerud set New Personal Best Scores on Beam and in All Around - Katie Giese set a New Personal Best Score on Vault Savannah Aanerud Tied for 4th Place on Vault, received 3rd Place on Bars, 1st Place on Beam, Tied for 3rd Place on Floor, and received – 1st place in All Around
Sons of Norway officers Cathy Anderson publicity director, Bernice Erdahl trustee Jack Kopacek co-auditor, Andy Brevig marshal Vicki Jasper assistant marshal, Jim Jasper co social director Judy Oldenburg co- secretary
Brooke Gillespie was named to the honor roll at Chokio Alberta h.s. she is a junior there
Presidential honors list: North Dakota school of science: Katlyn Hillbrand and Nacole Hilbrand of Donnelly
Knight wrestling: Park region conf: Keaton Long runner up 145 lbs.
Zavier running hawk (3rd gr) took 2nd place in his weight class in a tournament in Alex on Jan 30th
Past wk. visit with Irene Strand at her apt. ;holy land movie at 1st -Lutheran –Morris; college republican fundraiser at pizza ranch; bbb at old #1 Southside