Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news:
Weather news: a very cold weekend has given way to a mild week. Had some snow on Sun enough to bring out the snow removal equipment again
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: Lenten services will again alternate between St John’s Feb 24th and Kongsvinger Mar 3rd at 7 p.m. with coffee hr. to follow
Good shepherd news. Lenten continue ever Wed at 7 p.m. until Holy week.
The youth will go tubing at Andes tower hills on Feb. 28th at 1 p.m., members of the community are invited to join the fun Sign up at church or call the church at 585-6868
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.
Mn all state Lutheran choir will be having additions throughout the St. of mn staring on Feb 20th they will be at united Lutheran in elbow lake mn Feb. 21st from 1-2 p.m. more info 651-303-5203
Group youth camps will be coming to Herman this summer deadline to apply for work is the end of the month. More info 1-800-492-4805 this is the org that built a ramp and deck for my dad on the farm
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on Feb 29th from 3:45-4 p.m.
St Mary’s school dinner/ auction will be held today (Sat) at old # 1 Southside in Morris at 5 p.m., tickets available at the door
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 (6 Thomas Street) in Morris from 2-5 p.m. everyone welcome no gifts please
Precinct caucuses will take place on Mar 1st at 7 pm; all of the precincts in Stevens county will meet in one location; hotel 200 (tiger room) (republicans); old # 1 Southside (dfl)
Stevens county genalogical society will meet on Mar. 3rd @ 1:30 pm @ the libary
Death notices: Sylvia Volker of Herman passed away on Feb.6th ;her sister in law Lenora Volker of Herman passed away on Feb 11th.most of the Volker’s that are living and/or have lived in the Donnelly area are among the family members that survive the ladies
Oliver Christiansen of Morris passed away on Feb. 13th survivors include his sister former Donnelly area resident Lyla (Les) Cin of Glenwood.
Alice Hickman Jaeck of Morris passed away on Feb.16th survivors include her niece Sue Sax of Donnelly ; stepson Harvard Jaeck of Mapleton Mn and sister in law Rosie Sax of Elbow Lake ;Rosie and Harvard are former Donnelly area residents
Celebrations: Keaton Long is a member of the Knights wrestling team that won the section 6A wrestling tournament and is headed back to the state again
Bo Gullickson of Morris was named to the 2015 fall semester dean's list at the University OF North Dakota.
Tiger gymnastics: section 8A tournament: team: 5th place; gold award for academic achievement; for the third year in a row, they were named section 8 academic champions. The cumulative GPA for the Tigers, averaging 14 gymnasts’ GPAs, was 3.96. coach Olberg was named District 8 coach of the year ; Savannah Aanerud: vault 8.8, 12th Place; bars 8.8, 12th Place; beam 8.3 14th Place; Floor: 8.7 12th Place; All – Around: 33.7 10th Place; Katie Giese vault 7.9 36th Place beam 7.05 27th Place
Morris area elementary school students of the month include: 2nd grade Hunter Smith, 3rd Justin Miller & Cassandra Fults 6th Jackson Loge, Hope Sperr
Feb 13th girl’s bb player of the game: Becca Holland
Tiger swimming: conference championship: Levin Strand was part of the 200 medley team that finished 5th, 200 free medley that finished 5th, and he finished 10th personally in the 100 back stroke; vs. Detroit Lakes he was part of the 200 medley team that finished 3rd and he finished 4th in the 100 backstroke
The tiger youth wrestling team won the Benson dual tournament recently, Zavier Running Hawk was a member of that team
Past week Rusc quarter kraze at Legion, girls/boy bb doubleheader at MAHS, pancake breakfast at gslc, visitation and funeral for Eddie Kopel, at assumption, visitation for Oliver Christiansen at funeral home, midweek Lenten services @GSLC