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Donnelly News 061414

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.

Mark and I want to wish our dads a happy Father’s Day in Heaven.

Weather news: It has been sunny and mild most of the last week. Most fields that can be planted are and most of the crop is up. However some heavy rains means that everything is very wet around here.

St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: There will be joint services at Kongsvinger on June  15 and 22 and St John’s on June 29 at 9 a.m. There is no Bible study on the June 15 and 29. Note that services on June 22 will be at Kongsvinger not St John’s as announced earlier

Good Shepherd news: The Tuesday morning Bible study will resume on June 17 at 10 a.m.

There will be a Community Bible school on June 23 to 26 at Zion-Morris, this year co-sponsored by Zion and Good Shepherd. Everyone is welcome, for more information contact either church.

There are two upcoming bridal showers at Kongsvinger. A shower for Laura Wolff, bride-to-be of Brian Ennen, will be held on June 21 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. A post-nuptial open house for David and Hannah (Hilton) Larson will be held on June 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. They were married on June 7 at Kongsvinger. His parents are Corrine Larson and Larry Tuffton and the late Elroy Larson, grandmother is Bertha Larson.

There will be an open house baby shower honoring the soon to be son of Scott and Mindy (Janachovsky) Schmidt, from 10 a.m. to noon today, (Saturday), at the home of Mark and Karen Janachovsky, 15763 510th Ave, Donnelly.  Grandparents are Milford Kaehler and the late Janice Kaehler.

Donald Opp of Morris passed away on June 4. Survivors include his sister, former Donnelly area resident Norma Osterman.

Cyrus Jon Reed was born on May 28 at Stevens Community Medical Center, Morris, to Joshua and Jana Reed of Morris. Grandparents are Bob and Deb Danelz of Donnelly and Curtis and Patricia Reed of Moose Lake.

Shaylyn Johnson, Justine Huebner, Britany Cardwell, Mark Dunn and Beth Holland were some of the band students that were members of various groups that won awards at the large group festival held in Morris in March.

Sam Henrichs placed third in her class in Minnesota clay shooting championship in Alexandria.

Becca Holland was named to the West Central Tribune All Area Team.

As delegates, Joan and Jerry Kopacek attended the VFW state convention in St. Cloud on June 5 to 8. In route they stopped to visit Jerry’s cousin Marlene Meyer.

Our Threshing Bee royalty were part of the Cyrus Days parade on June 7. After the parade I visited some with former Donnelly area resident David Jergenson.

Mark and I attended the Ice Cream Social in Donnelly and the Famers’ Market Supper in Herman. After the social the Community Club had their monthly meeting as we continue making plans for the Bee.

Every so often I will stop into McCollar Jewelry for a visit with Wally. He informs me that he is planning on having a 60th class reunion next year so if you are a member of the MHS class of ’55 or know somebody that is keep that in mind. He also informs me that he received a 20 gallon pin from the Red Cross not a 10 gal as I reported in an earlier column.

Reminder that if you are going to be gone this summer on vacation, to the cabin, or traveling you can keep up on Donnelly news via Facebook and/or my blog or the newspaper’s website