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Donnelly News 020814

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.

The weather is starting to sound like a broken record:  cold, cold, and colder with no real relief in sight. The saving grace is that we have not had a storm in the past week.  The ground hog saw his shadow on Sunday so we can expect six more weeks of winter.

In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: St. John’s annual meeting is Feb. 9 following the 11 a.m. services at St. John’s.  A potluck dinner will follow. Leadership ballots are posted at the church.

Kongsvinger Lutheran Church Women will meet on Feb. 13.  All future meetings will be on the second Thursday of the month instead of the first.  

There will Bible studies between services, at about 10 a.m. on Feb 9 and 16 at St. John’s then repeated at the same time at Kongsvinger on Feb. 23 and March 2.

From Good Shepherd Lutheran Church:   the Bunco Family Fun day has been rescheduled for Sunday, Feb. 9, after education hour which is expected to be about 11:45 a.m. The church will provide barbeques and participants please bring a dish to pass. Then the games will begin - we will play until 2 p.m.

There will be weekly Bible studies on Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. though the month of February.  Starting on March 4, they will be held on Tuesdays at 9 a.m., until after Easter.

A community hymn sing will be held on Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. at Assumption Catholic Church.  Another hymn sing is planned on March 9 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

St. Mary’s School dinner/auction will be held on Feb. 15 at the Old No. 1 Southside. Tickets are available at the school.

Former Donnelly area resident Charles Sather of Bloomington passed away on Feb. 8.  His funeral is Feb. 10 in Savage, Minn.

James Steven Woodke was born on Jan. 31, 2014 in Glenwood, to Darin and Alexis Woodke of Morris. Grandparents are Steve and Molly Woodke of Alexandria, Deb Eineke of Madelia, and Lyle Eineke of Madelia.

Sawyer William Torma was born on Jan. 27, 2014  to Joha and Andrea Torma of Morris.  Grandparents are Becky Bergstrom of Donnelly and Sharon Torma of Hancock. Great grandparents are Irene Strand of Morris and Lennie Torma of Wahpeton, N.D.

Mason Dunn was one of the winners in the Morris Area High School science fair held recently.

In the past week Andy Brevig and I attended the Kongsvinger annual meeting and the precinct caucuses in Morris.   Mark Koepke and I visited my aunt Pearl A. Anderson to wish her a belated Happy Birthday, her birthday was Jan 27. I attended worship services at the West Wind Village as Pastor Mary was the preacher. I also stopped in to visit with Wally McCollar for a while at this shop and helped Jim and Lou Eystad with NAPS.