Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: it was a nice weekend again we got some rain late Monday afternoon and again on Wednesday
St. John’s Kongsvinger news: God’s work our hands will be held on September 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 there will be a noon meal at Kongsvinger afterwards
There will be 140th anniversary celebration for Kongsvinger on September 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 a.s.a.p.
Good Shepherd news: Rally Sunday will be held on September 11th with a potluck dinner following Adult Ed
Other church news: Church without walls will be held at First and Faith Lutheran on September 11th
Kids for truth at First Baptist-Morris on September 14th at 6 p.m. they also have new service times Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and services at 10:30 a.m.
Septemberfest will be held at Assumption –Morris on September 18th starting with mass at 10 a.m. and continuing with a dinner, children’s carnival, auction etc.
St Charles –Herman will have their fall festival dinner on September 18th at the Herman community center starting at 11 a.m.
Bethel Lutheran –Herman is sponsoring a grilled pork chop dinner with all the fixings featuring a baked potato bar at the Herman community center from 4-7 today (Saturday)
Community new: Sons of Norway Norskfødt Lodge will sponsor an organ concert by Patricia Lundeen on September 19, at 7 p.m. at First Lutheran Church. Refreshments will be served following the concert.
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 today (Saturday), 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 (North east corner of Donnelly) on September 11th 1 to 4 p.m.
Neimackl park day will be held on September 11th; starting with dinner at 10:30 am. Please note this event has been moved to the Herman community center in Herman!
Celebrations: Tiger cross country Lac qui Parle Valley / Dawson-Boyd invite: girls Tigers (2nd) Savanah Aanerud (13th) Junior Varsity; Auddy Speer (7th) boys: (Junior varsity) (3rd) Micah Aanerud (15th) Kellen Erdahl (24th)
Heidi (Kopel) Asmus will be the new Speech Therapist at the Hancock schools this year
While in Rollag on Monday I met up with former Donnelly resident Roger Johnsen, we were best of friends for many years until he and his family moved away and it has been nearly 50 years since I have seen him. He lives in Perham now where he has his own repair shop
Past week Steve Larson visitation and funeral; weekend at wmstr –Rollag; helped with NAPS, attended BBB at met lounge; attended Marvin Brown visitation at funeral home