Sept. 3rd- 9th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: it was a fantastic weekend for the Donnelly Threshing Bee, some early morning rains on Saturday and Sunday helped settle the dust, the rest of weekend was sunny and mild
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:
There will be 140th anniversary celebration for Kongsvinger on Sept. 18th beginning with dedication of the remodeled church basement at 9:30 a.m. followed by coffee hour., services with Holy Communion at 11 a.m. followed by a potluck dinner followed by cupcakes and ice cream. RSVP to parish office by September 3rd
God’s work our hands will be held on Sept. 11th starting with a sendoff service at 8:30 a.m. at St. john’s Part of the day will be spent cleaning up Kongsvinger for the celebration if you want to help, or you need some assistance or know somebody that does (i.e. yard raking, washing windows etc.) contact the parish office to sign up or for more info at 246-3211
Good shepherd: rally Sunday will be held on Sept. 11 with a potluck dinner following adult ed
Other church news FMSC update: With the help of 658 volunteers, including several groups of volunteers, this event packed 900 boxes of food for a grand total of 194,000 meals. That is enough food to feed 532 children for one year!!! Mark Koepke and I were among those who helped out at the event
Church without walls will be held at First and Faith Lutheran on Sept 11th
Kids for truth at first Baptist-Morris on Sept. 14th @ 6 pm they also have new service times Sunday school at 9:30 am and services at 10:30 am
Septemberfest will be held at Assumption –Morris on Sept. 18th starting with mass at 10 am and continuing with a dinner, children’s carnival, auction etc.
Community news I will have more info about RUSC Kinship fall festival on Oct. 7th in future columns
Sons of Norway Norskfødt Lodge will sponsor an organ concert by Patricia Lundeen on September 19, 2016, 7 pm at First Lutheran Church. Refreshments will be served following the concert.
Death notice Steve Larson of Donnelly passed away on Aug. 28th his funeral is today (sat.) at Kongsvinger. Local Survivors include his wife Audrey; step daughters Ashley, Hannah (Jeremy Michaelson) parents Don and Algene Larson; Grandmother Bertha Larson and other family in the Donnelly area
Former Donnelly resident Conrad Johnsen passed away on Aug. 19th, his dad was the late Lynn Johnsen who worked at the elevator in Donnelly for many years
New Threshing Bee royalty; queen Logan Mau princess Ryanne Bisgard little miss Donnelly Cassie Fults little miss princess Addison Cihak congrats to all! I know they will do a great job representing Donnelly during the next year.
Traveling parade trophy went to Kongsvinger will have more results in later columns
Well another successful Bee is in the books thanks to everyone who came out and helped and attended. Reminder the 2017 Bee will be held on Aug. 26 and 27th and feature will be Allis Chalmers if you have any ideas suggestions etc. for future bees and/or other events you can bring them to the next community club meeting on Sept 12th at 7 pm in the community hall. Thanks to everyone who came out to work night on Aug. 30th to take things down and put stuff away.
OPEN HOUSE BRIDAL SHOWER for Alissa Melberg, (daughter of Penny Melberg and Jay Melberg) bride-to-be of Kirby Sayles, will be held at the Kongsvinger Parish Hall on Saturday, September 10, 2016, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. The shower is being hosted by her family. Everyone (including men) is welcome to attend!
Donnelly Rod and Gun club annual trap shoot will be held at Harstad slough on Sept 11th noon to 4 pm
Well the’16-’17 high school sports season is underway. Tiger cross country (tiger invitational) girls (6th) Savanah Aanerud (17th) JV Auddy Speer (23rd) boys (7th) Micah Aanerud (83rd)
Lilly Joy Johnson was born on July 3, 2016 at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo to Jeremiah and Erica Johnson. Grandparents are Dawn Johnson of Wheaton, Randy and Gayle Johnson of Fargo, and Jerry and Wanda Cin of Morris.
St co fair results club rendsville won reserve champion in community pride and club secretary; grand championship in club banner, county fair promo ,club project , club reporter stampede received grand championship for club secretary for individual results see the supplement to the Aug. 28th edition of the Morris sun tribune. I will have state fair results in future columns