Thursday, June 9, 2016

donnelly news

June 11th-17th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news although there have been a few cool evenings so far the daytime has been mostly sunny & nice, crops continue to look very nice supposed to get very hot later this week
St John’s/Kongsvinger news:  The summer worship schedule with services at Kongsvinger on Sunday at 9 a.m. and Wednesday at 7p.m. at St. John’s is now in effect. This schedule will continue until further notice
Community VBS will be held on June 13th-17th from 3:30-7:30 p.m. ea. day open to all kids in the community more info call the parish office 246-3211
Kongsvinger Krusaders will be doing the Pizza Ranch Tip Night Fund Raiser on Monday June 13th. We encourage folks to stop by for dinner or take-out (5 P.M. to 8 P.M.) to support the team. A percentage of the evening’s earnings and all tips will go towards our relay for life team

Gs news: VBS will be held in conjunction with Zion Lutheran again this yr. at Zion –Morris on June 20-23rd led by staff from Lutheran Island Bible Camp from 1-4 p.m. ea. Day more info call GS 585-6868 or Zion Lutheran at 589-2744
Angel Scott will be ordained on June 25th at 2 pm at Good Sheppard Lutheran Church-Morris
Other church news: the MN all-state Lutheran choir will be touring the state in June starting with a stop  at Living Word Lutheran Church in Alex on June 18th  @ 7:30 p.m. ; United Lutheran Elbow Lake on June 19th at 9 a.m.  Trinity Benson June 21st at 7:30 p.m. full itinerary here

SWMN ELCA Synod convention concludes today (sat.) at Gustavus Adolphus College in St Peter MN, the women’s convention will be held next weekend at Vinje Lutheran -Willmar
Summer worship schedule at Faith and First-Morris is now in effect until Sept. one service on Sundays at 9 a.m.  VBS at Assumption Morris June 6-10th from 9-11:30 a.m. ea. day call the church for more info 589-3003
Wednesday night alive at trinity Lutheran Cyrus every wed eve at 7 pm at the church throughout the summer
St John’s Starbuck annual ice cream social w/BBQS will be held on June 26th from 11 am 1: 30 pm at the church located about half ways between starbuck & Cyrus

Burgers blessings and beverages has moved back to the Met Lounge/diamond supper club and continues every 7 pm
Community news: when driving though Donnelly be sure to check out upcoming events on the community bulletin board on north end of the park in Donnelly.
The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on June 20th from 3:45-4 p.m.
Donnelly Fire Dept. will meet at 7 p.m. and Community Club will meet about 9 p.m. on June 13th at the fire hall and community hall. There will be a bike rodeo at 6:30 pm prior to the fireman’s mtg at city hall
There are no little league games in Donnelly this year, but do know there are horseshoe games, on Tuesday evenings, unsure about lady sb games.

An open house bridal shower honoring Angela Halbe (daughter of Steve and Jeanne Halbe of Morris), bride to be of Jeff Boer, will be held on Saturday, June 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Morris Senior Center in Morris. Please bring your favorite recipe to share. Jeanne is a former Donnelly area resident
Open house 90th birthday party for Bernice erdahl today (Saturday) at the Morris sr. center from 2-5 pm no gifts please
Community hog roast and fundraiser for the stork bus June 25th 5-8 pm assumption church Morris
Death notices Lynn R. Thompson, of Brandon passed away on June 5th survivors include his wife former Donnelly resident Renee (Bouressa).
Spotty Jim Leegaard passed away June 4th in fl. His grandmother Thelma and family were longtime members of Kongsvinger

Celebrations: The following area students were among the North Dakota State University students to be placed on the spring 2016 dean's list: Rebekah Aanerud, Kourtney Giese, and Elizabeth Holland
Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named students to its President's List for the 2016 spring semester. Cammi Aanerud was one of them
Xochil Mendez and Mac Beyer, both of Morris, are excited to announce their engagement. Xochil is the daughter of Antonio and Maribel Mendez. Mac is the son of Joel and Jamie Beyer. And grandson of carol an d the late Sid Wilcox
Brooke Gillespie named to west central tribune all area team becca Holland was named honorable mention

Hannah Flogstad and Courtney Lehman were members of the tiger’s 7th grade sb team, Kendra Wevley; & Kellie Wilts were members of 8th grade team that both had an undefeated season
Tiger girls track team finished 4th in Sec.  6A Savanah Aanerud 9th 3200m; Islande Sperr was a member of 4 x100 m relay team that finished 8th
The boys finished 15th
Morris Area High Scholarships Courtney Storck 2  Britany Cardwell 8 Becca Holland 7 Brady Jergenson 4 Sarah Jackson 4  Joanna Moser 4,Madison Wevely 3 Lindsey Flogstad 2  Adam Uphoff 1
Other scholarships from people with Donnelly connections are: Kurt Kruize memorial   Jenna Derung,   Thora and William Cooley, memorial award Rob Rohloff, Sean Amundson, Andrew Mahoney; Curt Van Horn, Carly Maanum        
The threshing bee royalty were part of the Cyrus Days parade on June 4th   
For the 2nd week I have a fire to report on in Donnelly the Tony Lesimeister house on 1st st caught fire on June 5th thankfully again there were no injuries
Bryce Jergenson and Scott Henrichs were part of the Morris Eagles team that won the Mike Johnson memorial tournament in Morris over the weekend
Past wk. Cyrus day activities, Graff/greiner auction agralite mtg Benson 
Reminder if you are to be at the lake or on vacation this summer you can always read my column on-line at the s-t website or my blog             

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