Thursday, February 16, 2017

donnelly news

Feb 11th-17th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news:  After a sunny mild day on Sunday it has cooled off some this week.
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  the Kongsvinger service will be broadcast on KMRS on February 19th at 11 a.m. in memory of Verle Dunn sponsored by his family. It will also be adopted grandparent Sunday during Sunday school.
Lenten services start on Mar 1st at 7 p.m. at Kongsvinger

There are still several dates left to sponsor in 2017 for the KMRS radio broadcast. 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 Lutheran Church news: there will a tubing event at Andes towers Hills on February 19th. Meet at Andes at 3:15 p.m., Ash Wednesday services on Mar 1st at 7 pm at the church
Other church news: “Knight out” sponsored by the Morris Evangelical Free church today (Saturday) from 6-8 p.m. at the Lee community center, they are also sponsoring a Kingdom ball March 4th 6-8 p.m. call 589 2808 for more info on either event
St Mary’s School –Morris: annual auction and dinner will be held on February 25th; starting at 4 p.m. at the National Guard Amory in Morris.
The West Central Homes annual meeting is February 26th at the Federated church-Morris at 1 p.m.
There will be a Family movie night at Zion Lutheran-Morris on February 26th at 6:30 p.m. (movie is a “surprise”)
Community events: The Donnelly city council will now meet the first Saturday of the month at 4 p.m. starting in March on a trial basis for the next 6 months
The Donnelly Fire department will meet on February 19th at 7 pm at the fire hall
The Donnelly Rod and Gun club is raffling of a fish house, contact any member for a ticket

There will be a benefit for Freddy Hanson (4 year old son of Pr Mike and Pr Martha Hanson), (grandson of Chuck and Liz Spohr) on March 18th from 4-8 p.m. at Faith Lutheran- Morris. There will be a pulled pork meal (Free will donation). Also a kid’s carnival and silent auction. If you would like to help or make a donation you can contact Amy Swanson (287-1867 or sign up at Good Shepherd Lutheran church
Open house for Megan Mecklenburg bride to be of Patrick Uphoff on March 4th 2-4 p.m. at Faith-Morris
Raising Up Stevens County's 2nd annual quarter Kraze will be held at the Old # 1 Southside in Morris March 4th starting at 2 p.m.
Herman Red Hats will meet March 6th at 11 a.m. at the Hunan Spring Restaurant in Fergus Falls
The post office will be closed on Feb 19th for president’s day

Death notices:  funeral arrangements for former Donnelly area resident Marlyn Hagen of Calif. are still pending
Dorothy (Frank) Johrdhiem of Donnelly passed away on February 14th her funeral is today (Saturday) at 1 p.m. at St John’s – Donnelly
Robert J. Leuty, of El Cajon, CA passed away on Feb 1st survivors include his niece Karen (Charles) Long of Donnelly /Herman area and other family members in the area
Tiger gymnastics Savannah Aanerud: 10th on Bars with a new personal best of 8.25, 7th on Beam with a new personal best of 9.1, 7th on Floor, 5th in All-Around with a new personal best of 34.7
Brooke Gillisepe was named to the honor roll at Chokio-Alberta H.S.
Knight wrestling: Keaton Long was part of the Knights wrestling team that won the Park Region conference tournament and the Dr. Busian invitational at Morris; where he won the championship  at 152 lbs. He also ranked 6th in the state individually in the latest edition of the Guillotine Magazine rankings
Tiber wrestling: Brady Cardwell part of the team that finished 3rd in Dr. Busian tournament held in Morris he finished 4th at 152 pounds He was also named to the West Central Conference all -conference team
Tiger swimming and diving western regional finals: Levin Strand was part of the 200 medley relay that finished 7th and he finished 7th in the 100 breast. Lee Eystad finished 15th in the 50 free and 100 free and was part of the 400 free relay that finished 11th ;Lee and Levin were part of the 200 free relay that finished 7th
Perfect attendance awards at Morris Area Elementary School included: Addison Chihak (grade 3) Charli Erdahl (grade 4)
Dona Greiner was recently given an award for outstanding commitment to emergency management by the St. Of Mn. department of public safety division of homeland security and emergency Management
The Donnelly community club had their annual meeting at the community hall in Donnelly on February 13th. Two directors were reelected to the board. It was another good year for the bee and the community club. Next mtg is March 13th at 7 p.m. at the hall. Reminder that this year’s bee is August 26th and 27th and the feature will be Allis Chalmers. Anyone with suggestions or ideas for it or any other community club sponsored activity is encouraged to share it with the club if you did not make it to the mtg but would like to join you can send your dues to the Donnelly Community club ,Donnelly Minn. 56235
Past wk. visit to my aunt Pearl at the west central homes, st co rep convention, Schs annual meeting, BBB at the met lounge

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