January 28th-Feb. 3rd
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: Weather news: weather this week has been cool & damp. Lot of icy spots around meaning one has to be careful where you walk
St. John’s Kongsvinger news: The Kongsvinger annual meeting is on January 29th, about noon following services, followed by a potluck dinner
KMRS radio broadcast dates for 2017 are February 19, April 9, June 18, August 20, October 15, and December 31. The cost to sponsor a broadcast in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special occasion is $65.00. If you would like to sponsor one of these broadcasts in 2017, please contact the Parish Office at 246-3211 and reserve your date
Good shepherd news: There will be a fundraising breakfast (French toast, sausages etc.) on January 29th after services (about 10:30 a.m.) for the Ronald McDonald house proceeds will provide food supplies for the people staying there. Matching funds provided by Thrivent, free will donation The Hanson family is now home (hopefully) for good
Community events: on Feb.6th at 7 pm the city council and Rendsville 4-H will meet at city hall & St. John’s
The bookmobile will be in town on January 30th on main st from 3:45 -4 pm
On February 13th the firemen will meet at the fire hall at 7 pm and the Donnelly community club will have their annual meeting starting with a meal at 6:30 pm at the community hall. If unable to attend you can send your dues to the Donnelly community club Donnelly mn
The Stevens County Republican Party convention will be on February 10th at the Morris Legion at 7 p.m.
Stevens County Historical Society will have their annual meeting on February 12th at Old #1 Southside beginning with social hour at noon meeting at 1 pm followed by entrainment. Rsvp by Jan 30th to 589-1719
There will be an open house bridal shower for Megan Mecklenburg, bride-to-be of Patrick Uphoff on Saturday, February 4th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 601 Lyndale Ave, Morris, with a program starting at 10. The couple is registered at Menards, Target, and B Inspired.
Death notices: former Donnelly area resident Judy (Sather) Suther of N.J. passed away May 18th 2016 her parents were the former Arne and Hannah Sather of Donnelly.
Betty Hoyer of Morris passed away on January 19th survivors include her daughter former Donnelly area resident Fran Cin
Celebrations: Tiger gymnastics vs. LPGE/Browerville Savannah Aanerud 3rd on Vault, 2nd on Bars, Tied for 3rd on Beam, 4th on Floor, Tied for 2nd in All Around
Knight wrestling vs. LPGE/Browerville and Pierz Keaton Long went 2-0
Tiger swimming: Detroit Lakes triangular: Levin Strand, third in the 100 breast stroke, and was part of the 200 medley that took third ; vs. Perham Levin placed first in the 100 breast was part of the 200 free relay that finished third 200 medley that finished first
My aunt Pearl A. Anderson celebrated her 91ST birthday on January 27th. You can send her a card at 6 Thomas St. Morris MN. 56267
Jill Loge was recently elected to the board of directors of the Morris area chamber.
Past wk. Mark Koepke and I attended the Twins caravan at the Pizza Ranch, the visitation for Sharon Carlson at the Pedersen funeral home and visited my aunt Pearl A. Anderson at her apt. I also took in the Donnelly Rod and Gun club ice fishing derby on Perkins Lake, the indoor sale at heartland Mtrs. Visitation for Betty Hoyer at the funeral home, and RUSC hot dish event at Faith, visitation for Don Larson at St. Charles Catholic Church in Herman and bbb at the met lounge. Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended the memorial service for Deloris Weinreis at the WWV.