Next edition: Apr. 19th- Apr. 25th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news;
Weather news: after some spring like weather last week it has turned cold again this week and we have some more snow.
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger new: no Sunday school on Apr 20th. On April 27th Sunday school will be held at St. J at 9:45 am (adopted grandparents event) and Services will be broadcast on KMRS @ 11 AM in memory of Ervin and Leana Smith
Good Shepherd news. We had 4 young people confirmed on April 13th, Jake Anderson, Jacob Grunklle, Jasmine Luthi, and Briar Peterson
Other church news: Spring rummage sale at faith –Morris on April 23rd starting at 4 pm; “blessing and a burger” sponsored by Faith will be held at the diamond supper club starting on April 23rd at 7 pm
On April 24th there will be an ABC sale at Zion-Morris from 3-7 pm
First Lutheran Church will be hosting the missionary family, the Rev. Tessa Moon and Jon Leiseth, of South Africa ,next weekend, On April 26th for a supper, and a program and on April 27th at both services and during fellowship time between services contact the church for more info.
Advance tickets are now on sale for the new wine performances at first Lutheran in May
The Great Plains H.S. choir from Watertown SD will be in concert at St. Paul’s Lutheran church-Morris on April 20th at 4 pm
Community news: Jeanne Ennen announces that the next community mentoring meeting is scheduled for Donnelly on April 22nd at the community hall, with additional meetings in Chokio (24th) and Alberta (29th) all at 7 pm. Contact her for more info.
There will be an open house bridal shower for Brandi Sperr, bride to be of Justin Johnston, today (Saturday) from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Morris. Please bring a favorite recipe to share with the couple.
There will be an open house bridal shower in honor of Nicole Daly, bride to be of Anthony Homan on April 26th, from 10 a.m. to noon at St. Mary’s Hall in Chokio. Her parents are Paul and Pam Daly of Donnelly; grandparents Nick and Karen Daly of Chokio
There will be an open house bridal shower for Fallon Meixel, bride to be of Wade Backman, on Saturday, April 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Pomme de Terre Golf Club. This event is being hosted by Fallon and Wade’s aunts. Registry is at Macy’s and Target. His parents are Steve and Kathy, grandmother is Liz Aschman.
Douglas and Leah Nelson of Hancock are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren, to Colter Combellick, son of Bill Combellick and Elizabeth Athey of Chokio; her grandparents are former Donnelly residents Harvard and Karen Jaeck of Mapleton MN the wedding is set for June 21st
An Open House Bridal Shower in honor of Jessica Nohl, bride to be of Taylor Witt will be held on May 3rd at the Morris Evangelical Free Church from 9-11 am. The couple will be wed August 16, in Morris. Her parents are Ray and Tracy (Loge) nohl
Gloria kill of Morris passed away on Apr. 9th survivors include her nephews Ray (Betty) kill and Joe (Julie) Kill and their families of Donnelly
James Squirer of Donnelly passed away on Apr. 11th.
Vern Erickson of Starbuck passed away on April 13th survivors include his sister former Donnelly area resident Marge Kleinhans and her family.
Other celebrations: tiger track (Meyer invitational-Morris) Rebekah Aanerud (2nd) 100 meters hurdles; Sprints 100 meters: (6th) Beth Holland 800: (7th) Rebekah Aanerud, Runs 3200 (3rd) Savannah Aanerud
The tiger 4x200 and 4x400 relays finished second, Beth Holland is a member of those teams.
Lqpv track meet results 100 meter sprints Beth Holland (3rd) 800 meter run: (4th) Savannah Aanerud; 100 meter hurdles (4th) Rebekah Aanerud. All four of the relay teams finished 2nd Beth Holland, Rebekah & Savannah Aanerud and Kourtney Giese were members of those teams
In Tiger basketball awards Bryce Jergenson was named most improved, and to the all-west central conference team
The Donnelly community club had our first meeting of the year on the 14th as we begin making plans for this year’s bee on Aug. 23rd and 24th featuring Ford. We are looking for ideas about how to celebrate our 50th, anybody has any ideas for it or any other suggestions or ideas for the bee or any other club sponsored activity let us know
Past week Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended confirmation services at Gs, Mark and I attended the St. J spring fling and vendor /craft show at the community hall. I attended the community mentoring meeting in Hancock, the dfd fish fry in Donnelly, the cattleman’s steak fry, the community hymn sing at federated, visitation for Gloria kill at Gs, the visitation for ted dosdall and his funeral at the funeral home and at first Lutheran.