Next edition April 25th-may 1st
Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: well the past week has been another reminder of Minnesota’s Ever changing weather going from summer like weather with temps in the ‘70’s, back to more winter like winter with temps in the 30’s cold NW winds and some light snow. Have seen very little evidence of fieldwork in the area have heard too cold and too wet yet to do much. Did talk to one farmer who had planted some corn and was now 2nd guessing that decision.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: services will be broadcast on KMRS (1230 AM) April 26th at 11 a.m. sponsored by Gary and Pat smith and family in memory of Ervin and Leana smith
The woman’s book club has been rescheduled for May 4th a 9 a.m. at the Bertha Larson home in Donnelly
Good shepherd news: Delores Hauggorde memorial service will be held today at 11 A.M. at the church
Adult education “William Tyndale—bible translator and martyr” will be held April 26th after coffee fellowship at about 10:45 a.m.
Other church news: the Augustana district convention of the LCMC will be held today (Sat) at Christ the King Lutheran church Hutchinson beginning at 9 a.m.
Burgers and Blessings, is held every Wed eve, in the back room of the met lounge at 7 p.m.
St John’s starbuck service (sermon) is broadcast on kmrs every Sunday afternoon at 5:40 p.m.
New wine desert performances will be on May10 and 16th at first-Morris at 7 p.m., tickets are available at either faith or first Lutheran
Community news: On April 27th the bookmobile will be on main st at 3:30 p.m., on May 3rd the city council and rendsville 4-h will meet in a 7 p.m. at city hall and st John's in Donnelly
The West Central Lady Ducks Unlimited Banquet will be held on April 29th at 5:00 p.m. at Old No.1 Southside-Morris, contact Muriel Cardwell or Judy Johnston for tickets. Please note the time; some posters in the area do not have the time on them.
There will be a presentation on the Boener family cemetery by Rebecca Dean from UMM and former Donnelly area resident Scott boener at 4 p.m. today (sat) at the odd fellows’ hall in Herman
Death notices: three former Donnelly area residents passed away recently Lawrence Kloos passed away on Apr. 16th, Grace (Gulbrandson) Derby passed away on Apr 18th, and Ruth Benston passed away on April 19th. I was among those who attended Lawrence’s funeral at Peace –Barrett and Grace’s visitation at the um church -Herman on April 20th.
Amanda Dohlen of Cyrus passed away on Apr. 17th survivors include her daughter in law Sharon Geise (Gerald) Dohlen of Cyrus and their family. I was among those who attended her visitation at the funeral home on Apr. 20th
Annette Veum of Morris passed away on Apr. 21st survivors include her brother Tom (Roxanne Stevenson) Lesmeister of Morris and Tony Lesmeister of Donnelly
Celebrations: Bennet and Gabi Nienhaus made the honor roll at Hancock H.S.
Tiger track: Marv Meyer invite in Morris ;The boys and girls both finished first girls: Savanah Aanerud was 2nd in the 800 m dash, a member of the 4x400 m relay team that finished first, and the 4 x 800 m that finished third, the 4x100 m relay team that placed second, Islande Speer was a member of that team; boys: 3200 m ,Dalton Lupke (6th );110 m hurdles ,Bo Gullickson (6th );discus: John Huebner( 8th ) );Levin Strand was a member of the 4x 100 m relay team that finished second and the 4 x200 m relay that finished first
Past week I attended the St. John’s spring fling, and the Wayne Lemmerman benefit and, the spring rummage and bake-sale both at Faith-Morris and burgers and a blessing at the diamond supper club
Gail and Owen Gibson of Avon and Laurie Hofer of St Cloud spent some time this weekend visiting family and friends in the area and attending the St John’s spring fling.