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Welcome to part two of the graduation edition of the Donnelly News. The past week has felt very summer-like with highs in the upper 80s. Most fields are planted and crops are up. Some low spots being planted and some haying is taking place.
The annual fun fitness day was again held for grades three, four, five and six at Morris Area Schools. Students played a variety of games and participated in other fitness challenges. Some of the available activities included kickball, bocce ball and toss a bean bag and an obstacle course.
Come help Shayne Hesse celebrate his 45th birthday. Today, Saturday, June 10, starting at 4 p.m. at the Morris Eagles Club. Please join us for an open house bridal shower in honor of Tina Ascheman, bride-to-be of Austin Norton, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 11, at the Morris Senior Center. Recipe card with your favorite recipe requested.
Morris Area Elementary School's kindergarten class presented a concert about the principal and the pea. The students told the story about a beloved principal who retired and the search to replace him. The students didn't want a principal who liked pea soup. They sang songs about how adults don't ask kids what they want in a principal and about how they don't like peas.
Carter Richard Pribbenow was born on June 1, 2017 at the Ortonville Area Hospital.
City crews do sweep the streets but Mads Horrigan wasn't looking to replace the city's street sweeper. Horrigan was pushing a vacuum she was borrowing to use inside a house. Horrigan and the vacuum across 4th Street at around 6 p.m. June 7.
Members of the Van Horn family of the Chokio and Alberta are fully aware of the importance of an event such as the Trails4Transplant ride that passed through Chokio, Alberta and Morris May 28.
The sound drew people to the railroad tracks in Morris on the afternoon of May 30. A steam engine was traveling down the tracks on its way to Breckenridge and the whistle was heard throughout Morris. And as the train pulled away from its stop, the whistle again sounded as the chug of steel and steam increased when the train pick up speed. The locomotive 261 pulled nostalgic railroad passenger cars on its way to an excursion event for the Red River Valley Railroad anniversary.
-- Tuesday, June 13 INNOVATE TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY is set for the University of Minnesota, Morris This two-day conference will bring together K-12 and college educators as well as technology leaders to discuss important issues and innovations related to technology in the classroom.
Not all students got to speak at the May 26 Morris Area High School graduation but plenty of them made a statement. They let the top of their graduation caps do the talking. While some students chose to let the audience know of their future college plans in decorations on the top of their graduation caps, others had comments about life or school written on the graduation caps. Bree McNally's cap was covered in greenish, purple and turquoise beads. Her mom decorated the cap, McNally said.