Friday, March 25, 2016

donnelly news

March 26th-apr 1st
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: although spring has officially arrived it has been a cool start to it temps have been mild but wind has made it seem colder than it is. Some areas of the state got some snow this week.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news:  no ss on March 27th
Kongsvinger Krusaders is recruiting team members for the Stevens county relay for life; they will have an organizing meeting after church on April 17th. Also if you purchase tickets for the April 30th twins game a portion of the proceeds will go to the Krusaders. Contact the parish office for more info about either event
St John’s spring fling is April 16th at the church if you have items for it(no clothes) you can bring it to the church after April13th more info call 246-3278
Gslc news there will be a special meeting following services on April3rd to discuss options for the parking lot
Other church news: there will be an Easter sunrise service at St John’s starbuck on March 27th at 7:30 a.m.
Lutheran campus ministry donor appreciation supper April 5th   at faith Morris hors d’oeuvrers served at 5:30 p.m. dinner at 6 p.m. black tie optional more info 589-4554
Real ministries will have their monthly event at the Morris community church on April 9th starting with snacks at 6:30 p.m. and music starting at 7 p.m.
Burgers blessing and beverages will return on wed evenings starting March 30th at old # 1 Southside starting at 7 p.m.
Glacial Ridge Women’s Spring Conference (ELCA) on April 11th at Fron Lutheran Church in Starbuck. Registration begins at 4:30p.m.
UMM students are invited to a delicious and free Easter brunch in the church basement on Sunday, March 27th from 11:30 a.m. –12:30 at assumption Morris

Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on April4th from 3:45-4 p.m.
Donnelly co-op annual meeting on March 31st at community hall starting with a noon meal meeting to follow
The 4th Annual Sgt. Kurt Kruize Foundation Dinner will be held April 2nd from 3:00 to 7:00p.m. at the Hancock Community Center in Hancock.  Free will donations
The st co dfl party will meet April 2nd at 7 p.m. at the legion Morris
Donnelly city council and rendsville 4-h will meet on April 4th at 7 p.m. at city hall and St. John’s Lutheran church
Stevens County Genealogical society will meet on April 7th at 1:30 p.m. at the library in Morris
Former Donnelly area resident Donnie Smith will have his 29th annual bike and car show on April 2 and 3rd at the river center in St Paul on April 2 9a.m.-7p.m. and 3rd 10 a.m. 5 p.m.
Habit for humanity annual pork chop supper at the legion-Morris on April1 starting at 4:30 p.m. free will offering
 A baby shower in honor of Matt and Mary (Lonergan) Cullum's soon-to-arrive baby boy will be held at Hotel 200 in the Cougar Room from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday March 26. Mary is the daughter of Dave and Elsie Lonergan,
Someplace safe annual Belgian waffle fundraiser April 10th 9a.m.-12:30 p.m. old # 1 Southside Morris tickets available at the door
Rev Mike Nelson was recently elected to the board of Lutheran campus ministry in Morris
4-h news Jonna Moser was a member of the sr. white project bowl team that advanced to state competition. Lee Johnston was the coach Justin Moser was a member of the Jr. White team that also advanced to the state competition
Becca Holland of the tiger bb team earned academic all- state honors
Tiger gymnastics Savahnnah Aanerud was named to west central conference all-conference team
Death notices former Donnelly area resident Joann Graff passed away on March 19th.survious include her husband arven daughter Kathy (Wayne) Werk and son and Keith (Brenda) and their families
Grace Earnst passed away on March 14th survivors include her nephew Les (Lyla) Cin and niece Irene Strand and their families, both are former Donnelly area residents

Note due to the painting going on at the CC Mall my news container at McCollar Jewelry will be temporarily unavailable you can leave news on his counter if you wish
Past wk. Lenten services Gs, kmrs spring expo, st j st pat’s day party at WWV visited some residents afterwards, open house at Barrett care center visiting some residents afterwards, funeral for Georgia Libbon at Zion and visitation for Joann Graff at the Pedersen funeral home and the funeral at Kong.

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