Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Please note that my deadline the next two weeks is Tuesday at noon due to the Christmas and New Year’s holidays
St. John’s Kongsvinger news: Sunday school program will be held at Kongsvinger on December 18th at 5:30 p.m. with light lunch to follow
Donnelly youth club at St. John’s on December 21st 4-6 p.m.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: donations to the Freddie Hanson fund can be left at or mailed to the Dacotah bank in Morris
His addresses is Ronald McDonald House Freddy Hanson--Room 221 850 2nd ST SW Rochester, MN 55902,
Christmas Eve services at 5 p.m.; Christmas day at 10 a.m. at the church note the change of time from what is listed in the December newsletter
Ss program during church on December 18th, due to the cold weather the ski trip planned for that afternoon has been postponed new time and date to be announced
Other church news: Faith Lutheran Morris news Sunday school program December 18th during 11 a.m. worship service; Living nativity will be held at 3 and 5:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve
Trinity –Alberta has purchased the former Nazarene church in Alberta and will hold their first service there on December 24th at 5 P.M. The final service at the old church will be held on December 18th at 10:30 A.M. with Christmas program at 3 P.M.
Community events: most Donnelly business will close early on Christmas Eve and many will do so on New Year’s Eve too
There will be a Christmas dinner at First Lutheran Morris on December 25th, starting at noon
The Herman red hats’ meeting is January 2nd at 9 A.M. at AJ’s. (Gas station) in Herman
Former Donnelly area resident Shannon Smith, and her family, will be celebrating her 20th anniversary on the Home Shopping Network with a special program airing today (Saturday) at 6 P.M. on the network check local listing for time and channel in your area.
Death notice Jeffrey Charles Ellison of Elk River passed away on December 7th local survivors include his aunt Deb (Mark) Erickson of Donnelly and their family
Celebrations: Morris bantams won the Dakota Premier Classic Tournament championship in Brookings; SD. Team members include Brady Loge, his dad Ryan is an assistant coach.
Tiger wrestling Grant County invitational (6th) Brady Cardwell placed third, the West central area knights were the champions; Keaton Long of the Knights was champion at 160 lbs.
Tiger gymnastics vs. Fergus falls; Savannah Aanerud 5th on Bars
Tiger swimming and diving: home triangular; Levin Strand first in the 100 breaststroke
Reminder if you are going to be gone over the holidays or heading south for the winter you can read my news on-line at DonnellyMinn.blogspot.com