Thursday, April 20, 2017

donnelly news



Apr.22nd-28th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news,

Weather news: a nice weekend has given way to a cold and rainy week so far have not seen any evidence of widespread field work, although I have heard of a few farmers planting wheat.
St. John’s Kongsvinger news: St. John’s spring fling is today (Saturday) from 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., cradle roll sun and adopted grandparent Sunday is on April 23rd during Sunday school
Gslc news: deadline to return the options for women fundraiser baby bottles is April 23rd
Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will return on April 26th at 7 p.m. at the Met Lounge
Glacial ridge conference of the WELCA will meet on April 24th at Glenwood Lutheran-Glenwood starting with registration at 4 p.m.
SW MN women of the ELCA will meet on May 6th at Gloria Die Lutheran church Redwood Falls starting with registration at 8 a.m.
The ABC sale at Zion-Morris is April 27th 3-6 p.m. and April 28th 2-5 p.m.
Augustana district (LCMC) will have their annual meeting on April 28th starting at 2 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran church Hutchinson. Destination Reformation will be held at St John’s Lutheran church Howard Lake MN on April 29th starting at 9 a.m.


Community events: There will be Open house bridal shower at the Kongsvinger parish hall for Crystal Henrichs bride to be of Brad Searle on April 29th from 10 a.m.-noon her parents are Rollie and Deb, his parents are Lowell and Janet Searle grandmother is Agnes

The Herman red hatters will meet on May 1 at Mai Mexico in Morris at 11 a.m.
The Mitch Kendiel Memorial Archery shoot at Neimackl Park is on April 22 & 23rd starting at 8 a.m. both days the park is about halfway between Donnelly and Herman on Hy. 9
The Rockin c ranch of rural Donnelly will open up again in early May
The Bookmobile will be in town on April 24th on Main St.-Donnelly from 3:45-4 p.m.
The Rendsville 4-h will meet on May 1st at 7 p.m. at St. John’s-Donnelly
The city council will meet on May 6th at 4 p.m. at city hall-Donnelly
The Stevens county Genealogical society will meet on May 4th at 1:30 p.m. at the library. More info 585-6435

Wags whiskers and wine sponsored by the Stevens County Humane society May 6th at Old #1 Southside starting with social hour at 6 p.m.
Death notices: former Donnelly area resident Pam (Alm) Peterson of Buffalo MN passed away on April 13th survivors include her cousin Lou Eystad of Donnelly. Her parents were the late Parnell and Marlys Alm of Donnelly
Colleen Spittle of Elbow Lake passed away on April 19th her husband Sid was co-op manger in Donnelly for many years

Girls track tiger invite girls (first); Savannah Aanerud 1600 m (8th) and was part of the 4x800 m team that finished third, Islande Speer was part of the 4x100 relay team that finished first; boys (first) Levin Strand was part of the 4x100 m relay team that finished 2nd and 4x200 m relay team that placed first

FFA awards:  Savanah Aanerud Morris area FFA star in Ag placement, Sam Greiner outstanding Jr. Award, Justus Moser outstanding 8th grader



Past week: Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services at GSLC, Easter services at GS and Kongsvinger a visit to my aunt Peal in the eve to wish her a Happy Easter, lunch w/PR. AJ in Alex, visit to Harold Rippe in Glenwood en route home, Pam Peterson funeral at Pedersen funeral home, rummage/bake sale and supper at Faith _Morris

Thursday, April 13, 2017

donnelly news


Apr.15th-21st
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news,
Weather news: other than some light rain sun and cool temperatures on Sunday most of rest of week has been mostly sunny and nice. Saw one farmer in the field on my way to Hoffman last week heard there was some work going on south of Morris on Highway 59
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  Easter Sunday (April 16th) services at St. John’s at 8:30 a.m.; Kongsvinger at 11 a.m.; no Sunday school
 St. John’s spring fling April 22nd from 10:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. at the church, the church councils meet on April 19th at 7p.m. at Kongsvinger (note change of date)the  youth club meets on April 19th from 4-6 p.m. at St John’s ;cradle roll sun and adopted grandparent Sunday  is on April 23rd during Sunday school at Kongsvinger
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: Easter Sunday services at 9 a.m. followed by an Easter brunch
Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will return on April 26th at 7 p.m. at the Met
Lounge-Morris
Faith-Morris’s semi-annual rummage sale is on April 19th from 4-7p.m.
Glacial ridge conference of the Women of the ELCA will meet on April 24th at Glenwood Lutheran starting with registration at 4 p.m.
Community events: There will be two Open house bridal showers at the Kongsvinger parish hall. First one is for Jessica Bergstrom (her parents are Becky and the late Charlie; grandmother is Irene Strand) bride to be of Joe Oelke today (Saturday) from 9:30 a.m-11:30 a.m. The second one is for Crystal Henrichs bride to be of Brad Searle on April 29th from 10 a.m.-noon
On April 17th the firemen meet at the fire hall at 7 p.m. The bookmobile is in town on Main Street on April 24th from 3:45 pm- 4pm
Someplace safe’s –Morris benefit race today (Saturday) at Pomme De Park starting with registration at 8 a.m.
Stevens County’s habit for humanity pork chop supper will be held at the Morris legion starting at 4:30 p.m. on April 20th  Free will offering
The annual Mitchell Kleindl Memorial Archery shoot, will be held at Neimackl Park on April 22nd and 23rd starting at 8 am both days. The park is about halfway between Donnelly and Herman
Death notices: Howard Norman of Alex passed away on April 2nd survivors include his wife former Donnelly area resident Joan Kopel of Alex


Islande Speer was part of the Morris Junior Olympic volley ball team that won the championship at SW Minn. State in Marshal.
Girls track: LPV meet :the 4x100 relay,4x200 relay 4x400 relay team all took first, the 4x800 relay team took 2nd,100 m dash Islande Speer 100 M (3rd) ,Savannah Aanerud 400 m (5th ) 800 m (4th )triple jump (5th ); boys Brady cardwell 100 m (12th )200 m (6th) discus (9th) Micah Aanerud 400 m (12th)  the boys and girls both won the Morris met on April 1th I will have individual results next week
Donnelly community club held their monthly mtg on April 10th at the community hall. Discussion was held on future years, features, upcoming events i.e. ice cream social, etc. We are always looking for ides and/or suggestion for the bee and/or other events. A reminder that this year’s bee is Aug. 26th and 27th and the feature is Allis


Past week: st co gen soc. mtg at library, Morris co-op annual mtg hotel 200,metal to money sale Hoffman ,pioneer power tr. show Viking plaza Alex ,dfd fish fry Donnelly , Darrell Gulbrandson visitation Hoffman, pope co expo, Minnewaska h.s ,st co pork producers supper old # 1cina pow-wow, umm Pe center ,confirmation services at Gs, someplace safe Belgian waffle fundraiser, community club mtg Donnelly, evangelism cmte mtg at gslc 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

donnelly news


Apr. 8th-14th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news,
Weather news: There have been some fairly nice temps here the past week, have not seen any sign of fieldwork yet. When I was on the farm I knew when spring fieldwork started by the steady stream of Donnelly co-op vehicles going by my place but no more
St. John’s Kongsvinger news:  Holy week services: Palm Sunday (April 9th) joint services at Kongsvinger at 11 a.m. with Sunday school kids singing (services will also be broadcast on the radio at 11 am in memory of Ervin & Leana Smith by Gary & Pat Smith and family.)Maundy Thursday (April 13th) supper/ services at Kongsvinger at 6 p.m. Good Friday (April 14th) pancake supper at 6 p.m.at ST. John’s, services at 7 p.m. at St John's Easter Sunday (April 16th) services at St. John’s at 8:30 a.m.; Kongsvinger at 11 a.m. ;no Sunday school
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: Holy week services: Palm Sunday at 9 a.m. (with confirmation) Maundy Thursday and Good Friday at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday at 9 a.m.
Other church news: Burgers, Blessings and Beverages will return on April 26th at 7 p.m. at the Met Lounge
There will be a community ecumenical Good Friday tabernacle service at Assumption Catholic Church on April 14th at 7:30 p.m. featuring a community choir.
Glacial ridge conference of the WELCA will meet on April 24th at Glenwood Lutheran starting with registration at 4 p.m.
Community events: Someplace Safe’s annual Belgian Waffle fundraiser at Old# 1 Southside April 9th from 9am -12:30 p.m.
There will be two Open house bridal showers at the Kongsvinger parish hall. First one is for Jessica Bergstrom (her parents are Becky &and the late Charlie; grandmother is Irene Strand) bride to be of Joe Oelke on April 15th from 9:30 a.m-11:30 a.m. The second one is for Crystal Henrichs bride to be of Brad Searle on April 29th from 10 a.m.-noon
On April 10th the bookmobile is in town from 3:45-4 p.m. on main St., the firemen meet at the fire hall, and the community club meets at the town hall both at 7 p.m.
the Freddy’s force benefit at Faith on March 18th served about 900 people and raised about $40,000, and, the donkey ball game on March 13th raised about $4,000.
Death notices: Former Donnelly/Herman area resident Darrell Gulbrandson of Alexandra passed away on March 30th his funeral is today (Saturday) at 1 p.m. at the Hoffman community center. 

Former Donnelly area resident Les Nelson passed away on April 4th his service is today (Saturday) at Faith Lutheran Morris. Survivors include his nephew Steve (Sue) Nelson of Donnelly, sister former Donnelly area resident Agnes Searle of Morris

Islande Speer was part of the Morris Junior Olympic volley ball team that won the championship in a tournament at UMM on Sunday

Savanah Aanerud is one of the captains of the Tigers girls track team and Dakota Lupke is one of the captains of the boy’s team.  They opened the season at the Marv Meyer invitational at UMM both the boys and girls placed first in the meet. Savannah placed 2nd in the 400 meter dash. Islande Speer was part of the 4x100 relay team that finished 1st. In the boys Levin Strand was part of 4x200 m relay team that took first, was part of the 4 x 100 m team that finished 2nd

Wyatt Verle Busse was born on March 29, 2017 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris, to Maggie Wiener and Tyler Busse of Appleton. Grandparents are Al and Jane Wiener of Sauk Centre and Jim and Julie Busse of Appleton.  Great-grandparents are Ray and Joyce Citterman of Ivanhoe, Della Dunn of Donnelly and late Verle & Helen Dunn of Donnelly

Past week: seminar and sale at the Wulf farm, Hancock, John Inman funeral at WWV, meatball supper at Peace Lutheran Barrett, afterwards visited Iver Aal at the Barret Care center, helped with naps at sr. center, Lenten services at Gs.