Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: it has been very hot and muggy the past few days. I see the grain for the bee has been cut and bundled and put on racks waiting for our big weekend
St. John’s Kongsvinger news: There will be 140th anniversary celebration for Kongsvinger on Sept. 18th .God’s work our hands will be held on Sept. 11th
Youth club mtg Aug. 17th 4-6 pm
Other church news: family turkey and sweet corn supper on Aug 7th from 5 to 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Alberta. All you can eat. The supper will take place behind the church in Alberta.
Grief Share will begin August 15 at the Morris Evangelical Free Church--Mondays 4-6 p.m. There will be 13 weekly sessions. Grief Share is open to anyone grieving the loss of someone close. This group is sponsored by people who understand what you are experiencing and want to offer you comfort and encouragement during this difficult time. This ministry has seen people come from all throughout the Morris area, from different church backgrounds, and various grief situations. For more information contact the Grief Share facilitator, Neil Leroux 320-589-1788.
There will be a Family fun run 2K and 5K run benefiting Alexandrea’s miracle mission on Aug. 13th starting with registration at 7 a.m.at Pomme de park main shelter. A “stork bus” will be there and also at the Stevens county fair on Aug 12 from 1-7 pm
Community news: An open house will be held for Frances A. Van Zomeren to celebrate her 100th birthday on Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Morris Senior Center from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. All friends and relatives are invited. No gifts please.
Death notice none
MHS class of 1961 will have their 55th class reunion of on August 27th at Hotel 200 (old Prairie INN)
Celebrations Cyril Donald Hacker was born on July 16, at Glacial Ridge Hospital to Chris and Becky Hacker of Starbuck. Grandparents are Charles and Deb Hacker of Hancock, Ron Henderson of Glenwood, and Anita Henderson of Starbuck. Great grandparents are Don and Janet Hacker of Morris and Wanda LeSage of Phoenix. Great grandmother is Adeline Wevley of Morris. And former Donnelly area resident the late Millie Lesage
Riley Joseph Murray was born on June 28 at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville to Amy and Ryan Murray of Lakeville. Grandparents are Bonnie and Gary Gulbrandson of Donnelly, Sue Murray of St. Paul, and Bill Murray of Kansas City. Great grandparents are Arlene Gulbrandson of Herman, Hazel Vestrum of Hoffman, and Joe Osendorf of St. Paul
The threshing bee royalty were part of the waterma parade in Glenwood on July 31st
Donnelly community club held a lengthy meeting on Aug 1st following the meet the candidates’ forum as we put the finishing touches on plans for the bee. It was decided that the 2017 feature would be Allis Chalmers
Queen candidates Logan Mau (Maynard and Lori,) grandparents (Lyle and Marylin Miller)
Ryanne Bisgard parents (Rob & Tamera Bisgard, Jill Grossman)
Little miss candidates Cassie fults, (Joe & Jenny) grandparents (Steve, Arlene Fults; Bruce and Linda Flaten; Phil & Joyce Gausman) great grandparents are Corrine Flaten &Agnes Kruize
Scarlet Bergstrom McKee (Don McKee Jr. &Samantha Bergstrom). Grandparent (Becky Bergstrom); great grandmother (Irene Strand);
Isabelle Bontjes, parents Chris Bontjes; Susan Fromuth
Hailey Werk, (Duane & Cortney); grandparents (Roger & Betty);
Addison Cihak (Mike & Jenny) grandparents (Glen & Judy Heinrichs)
Filling for city council in Donnelly is now open contact Lola Smith for details
The threshing bee is Aug. 27 & 28th and will feature John Deere. Activities will start on Fri. eve this yr. with hamburger meal prepared by the west central cattleman’s assoc. Cost is $5 plus a button there will also be kids’ games and tractor Olympics that eve too. More info can be found at http://www.donnellythreshingbee.com also check out the Donnelly threshing bee page on Facebook for updated info
Past wk. verle Dunn funeral at Kong ,crazy days Morris ,hort night wcroc, Rasmussen visitation funeral home ,rose city threshing show; garden party at st j Glenwood waterma festivities ;faith Lutheran picnic w/Mark, Donnelly community club mtg ;Edna Carlson visitation at funeral home and funeral at St John’s starbuck, WWV community picnic ,helped with NAPS