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The bands of Morris Area High School performed in a winter concert Dec. 19. The Jazz I, seventh, eighth and concert bands and the wind ensemble all performed.
-- Saturday, December 31 Morris Senior Center, 603 Oregon Ave. New Year's Eve Supper at 5:30. Menu: Pulled Pork. Bingo to follow supper. Call 589-2951 for reservations.
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news Please note that my deadline the next week is Tuesday at noon due to the New Year's holidays Weather news: some of coldest weather in many years descended on us over the weekend with -24 the low on Sun plus wind chills of -30-40 causing many churches to cancel or postpone services and/or Sunday School programs St. John's Kongsvinger news: there will be joint services at 10 .m. at St. John's on Jan. 1 st at 10 a.m. No Sunday school.
There will be an open house 90th birthday party for Carol Woolridge held at the Skyview Plaza from 2 to 3 p.m. Dec. 26. Join us for Coffee and cake.
Lowell & Karen Moser of Morris are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel, to Travis Kloehn of Alexandria. Travis is the son of Nolan Kloehn and Kathy Kloehn of Alexandria. Rachel is currently employed as an RN at the Douglas County Hospital and Travis is employed as a mechanical engineer at Aagard in Alexandria. A March 2017 wedding is being planned.
Join Governor Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith for a Town Hall Water Summit at University of Minnesota, Morris on Friday, Jan. 27. Registration opens Jan. 6 and the full program is to be announced on that date, a news release from UMM said.
When Verna Zeiher retired 10 years ago she knew exactly what she'd do with her time. She knew she'd be volunteering in the Morris community. Her top three organizations at which to volunteer: ARC, Zion Lutheran Church and the Salvation Army. "I love all three," Zeiher said. Zeiher did get involved in those organizations and a few more. Pay It Forward Stevens County honored Zeiher with the Pay It Forward award for her contributions to the community.
The Stevens County Board of Commissioners at the Dec. 20 meeting approved two percent raises for elected officials. The two percent raises are similar to the two percent increases for the county's union employees. The county is in the second year of the union contract.
Talon Rickey Nash was born on December 9, 2016 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris to Brandi and Travis Nash of Alberta.
Outgoing members of the Morris Area School District Board of Education were thanked for their service at the Dec. 19 board meeting. Five members, Lisa Kurtz, Brent Fuhrman, Jamie Solvie, Norm Nissen and Stan Wulf are leaving the board.