Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather the past week has felt more like late fall than spring, thankfully by the time you read this it is supposed to warm up. No sign of any field work yet that I have seen.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: 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 today (sat.) at the church from 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. rummage, bake, card sale plus food to eat.
Youth club on Apr. 20th 4-6 p.m. at St. John’s
Anyone with a graduate in the family this year is asked to let the parish office know ASAP
Gslc news you are invited to a Women’s Bible Study at, 9 a.m., April 23, at Good Shepherd. Constance Sorenson will present a Bible study based on Proverbs 22:6: “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." More info or reservations call the church office at 585-6868
Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on April 25th from 3:45-4 p.m.
The Donnelly fire dept. will meet on Apr. 18th at 7 p.m. at the fire hall.
There will be a benefit for Alyssa (Uphoff) Gau at Olivet Lutheran Church in Fargo on Friday, April 29th from 2:00-6:00. Alyssa is currently undergoing radiation and chemotherapy. The benefit is to help with medical expenses. If you would like to donate, please send donations to: Karen Uphoff, PO Box 13, Donnelly, MN 56235. She is Gary and Karen’s granddaughter
Grant County Historical Society's annual meeting is Saturday, April 23 at 2 p.m. at the community building in Elbow Lake. Our program is on the Boerner Family Cemetery. Guest speaker Scott Boerner will tell of the process and progress of restoring the cemetery after it had been destroyed by a neighboring farmer. Everyone is welcome.
Stevens’ county rep party executive cmte will meet on Apr.25th time and place to be announced
Ladies ducks unlimited Apr. 27th old # 1 Southside beginning at 5 p.m. supper at 6 p.m. more info call Judy Johnston (320) 287 – 1431 or Muriel cardwell
7th annual Mitch Kleindl memorial archery shoot Apr. 23 and 24th at Niemackl Lake park which is about half ways between Herman and Donnelly
Celebrations: Tiger track: Wolves invitational Aberdeen SD Savanah Aanerud was part of the 4x400 meter relay that finished 2nd she finished 9th in the 1500 meter run; long jump -Islande Sperr 20th; boys 200 m dash; Levin strand 37th he was also part of a 800 sprint medley that finished 4th, Dalton lupke was part of the 4 x 400 relay team that finished 4th he and Landon were part of a 800 m sprint medley that finished 4th Marv Meyer invitational 200 meter dash Islande speer 8th ,3200 m Savanah 2nd
Twp. election results Donnelly twp. Chester Larson chair Richard Olsen supervisor Rollie Speer supervisor, Don Larson clerk, Craig Awsumb tres. Eldorado Rob Kopel chair, Mark Lampert, sup, Lowell Simpson sup, Duane Wilts clerk, Gary Brunkow tres; pepperton Paul Daly chair, Les Kopel sup, Mike Kill sup. Judy Johnston clerk, Greg Fynboh tres; rendsville Harry Kruize chair Dick Wente sup Mark Erickson sup Philip Kloos clerk Lowell Searl tres.
Sixth grade boys took 2nd at MYAS state tournament, Jackson Loge and Brandon Jergenson were members of that team
Curt and Judy Gillespie announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Gillespie, to Alex Erickson, son of Dean and Jeri Erickson. Grandparents are former Donnelly area resident Vivian Bjorlin and the late Sam and Ellie Logan of the Donnelly area.
Maria Cin and Jeffrey McSorley Jr. were united in marriage on June 27, 2015. Parents of the bride are Jerry and Wanda Cin of Morris
The Donnelly community club had their first regular meeting of the year on Apr. 12 as we start making plans for the bee 8/27 and 28th and other events. More details as plans develop; the next meeting is May 9th
The Donnelly co-op had their annual meeting on Mar 31st and reported on another successful year with net earnings of about $500,000. I will have more info in a later column
Past week Sen. Dist. 12 endorsing convention and pope co expo in Starbuck, cina pow-wow at the umm pe center, st co pork producers supper & someplace safe Belgian waffle fundraiser both at old # 1 Southside, nonprofit expo at MAES