Thursday, March 9, 2017

donnelly news

Mar 11th-17th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news, this issue is dedicated to the memory of my Mom who passed away March 14th 1994
Weather news this week has featured several days of very strong winds making it feel much colder out than it was temperature wise
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  Lenten services continue on March 15th at Kongsvinger and March 22nd at St. John’s both at 7 p.m. with coffee fellowship afterwards and alternating between churches each week
''CELEBRATE YOU"!  KLCW Birthday/Fellowship Dinner on March 12, at the Kongsvinger Parish Hall, beginning about noon (following the 11:00 a.m. worship service).  MEAL IS POTLUCK – please furnish either a hot dish or a salad (and we'll have dessert for you). Come and join in on the fun and fellowship!  All members of the Parish are invited
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: Lenten services continue every Wednesday 7 p.m. at the church
Our weekly radio program will resume soon
Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will be on hiatus until after Easter
There will be a St Pat’s day dinner at Assumption –Morris on March 19th 10:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
~Attention all Singers!  We are joining others in our community for an ecumenical Good Friday Tenebrae worship service.  Everyone who loves to sing is invited to participate!  Practices will be held at Assumption Church in Morris Sunday evenings at 7:00 P.M., March 22nd, April 2nd, and April 9th.
Father daughter banquet will be held at the Hosanna worship center-Morris on March 12 at 6 p.m.
Community events: township annual meetings and elections will be held on March 14th check with your town clerk or the county auditor for time and place of your local township meeting/election
The Donnelly Community club and fire department will meet on March 13th at city hall and fire hall at 7 p.m.
The Donnelly Rod and Gun club is raffling of a fish house, contact any member for a ticket
The 2017 Runestone telephone association telephone directories are here; copies are available at HD and co in Donnelly, the RTA office in Hoffman, and most banks in their service area
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. He has been diagnosed with cancer
Donnelly co-op annual meeting will be held on March 23rd starting with a dinner at noon meeting to follow about 1 p.m.

Another fundraiser for him is a Donkey basketball games on March 13th at 7 p.m. at the Morris area elementary school gym advance tickets available at Super Valu, the school offices, pizza ranch etc.
Death notices Former Donnelly area resident Dorothea Speer of Morris passed away on March 6th
Loren Lennox of Herman passed away on March 4th, survivors include his daughter Sue (the late Gary) Wilke, of St Cloud, Gary was a former Donnelly resident

Knight wrestling: Keaton Long was part of the team that finished 4th in the sate A wrestling tournament he finished runner up at 152 lbs.
Rob Bisgard won the Steve Larson memorial double dart tournament in Donnelly recently.
Tiger swimming and diving :The 200-yard medley relay team of Dalton Dierks, Levin Strand, Andrew Messner, and Ryan Bowman finished ninth with a time of 2:05.38. Final meet for sr. Levin strand

Past week hdc annual meeting in Herman, visit to my aunt Pearl at her apt in the sunrise apts. Rusc Kinship quarter craze at old # 1 Southside, glacial ridge conf meeting at st J, visited Jim and Lou Eystad at their home in Donnelly, helped with NAPS, Lenten services at Gs.

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