Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news:
Weather news: well Mar has come in somewhat like a lion although temps have not been too bad the wind has been very cold. Except for snow piles and sheltered area most of the snow is gone.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: Lenten services will again alternate between St John’s Mar 9th and Kongsvinger Mar 16th and at 7 p.m. with coffee hr. to follow
KONGSVINGER EASTER LILY MEMORIAL GARDEN – The signup sheet to order Easter lilies is up in the narthex at Kongsvinger. Please indicate the number of lilies you wish to purchase and the memorial/honoree information. The cost of the lilies will be $12.50 each – payable to KLCW. If you have questions, please contact Deb Erickson or Cork Loge. There is also a signup sheet for St. John’s at the church too (same price) contact the church office for more info
St. John’s WELCA will be having their annual St. Pats day party at the WWV on Mar 17th at 2 pm
Good shepherd news. Lenten continue ever Wed at 7 p.m. until Holy week.
New member sun is Mar. 6th
Other church news: Glacial Ridge Conference Assembly (ELCA) will be held on March 13th at Our Redeemers, Hancock beginning with registration at 1:30p.m.
Mn all state Lutheran choir, will be having additions throughout the St. of mn until Mar 7th call 651-707-0727 for more info.
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on Mar 14th from 3:45-4 p.m.
Former Donnelly area resident Ruth Strand will be celebrating her 100th birthday today (Sat.) at the sunrise apartments (6 Thomas Street) in Morris from 2-5 p.m. everyone welcome no gifts please
Christina aylene Olson was born on Feb 20 to David and Ashley (Mecklenburg) Olson of Norwood Young America mn, grandparents are Kaylene and Loren Mecklenburg of Morris, Keith and Sheila Olson of Victoria mn great grandmother is Marge Kleinhans of Morris. A baby shower for Christina Kaylene Olson, will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Morris.
The 2016 RTA phone directories are now out extra copies are available HD and co Donnelly.
Township annual meeting and elections will he held on Mar 8th at various locations. Most voting is from 5-8 p.m. with meetings at 4 p.m. check with your local county auditor office for specific meeting places and times
The Donnelly city council and rendsville 4—h will meet in Donnelly at the city hall and St. John’s Lutheran church on Mar 7th at 7 p.m.
New horizons Ag services annual meeting Mar 7 @ hotel 200 Morris starting with lunch at noon meeting to follow
Elsie Iverson, of Alexandria ON Feb 25th survivors include her brother former Donnelly area resident John Delong
Phyllis M. (Knutson) Erickson of Glenwood passed away on Feb 25th, survivors include her sister former Donnelly area resident marge Kleinhans of Morris and her family
Former Donnelly resident Sid Wilcox passed away on Feb 29th his services are on Mar 7th at 10:30 am at faith Morris
Celebrations: Audrey Marie Gerber was born on January 22, 2016 to Jake and Krista Gerber of Elbow Lake, Mico Ayala was born to Erik and Becca Ayala of St. Paul on Feb. 25th. Grandparents are Rev. and Mrs. Mike Nelson of Donnelly
FFA officers include Becca Holland Jonna Moser, Savannah Aanerud ,Savannah also received region 3 secretary award other awards she won include: being part of the ag communications team that placed 2nd at the state convention and first in the regional cde in extemporaneous speaking and will compete at the state level; Beth Holland earned an American decree at nationals her sister Becca ,Savannah and Jonna competed in proficiency areas at completed applications and then interviewed at the regional level they placed first and will advance to the state, Becca and Jonna will receive state degrees this year
St co 4-h share the fun awards included Scarlet Bergstrom-McKee and Alayna Perkins of the Rendsville 4-H Club receiving the Best Costume Award.
Keaton Long was a member of the Knights wrestling team that placed 6th in the state tournament
Past week concert at Morris community church, pancake breakfast at Zion Morris, visiting friends at the Barrett care center, community meal at faith-Morris westrom/backer town hall meeting precinct caucuses at hotel 200