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Welcome to the Donnelly News. The snow that was predicted for last weekend failed to materialize although Donnelly and Herman got a light dusting Saturday. Temperatures have been mild although the wind has had a bite to it at times during the last week. In St. John's Kongsvinger news: The Glacial Ridge Conference assembly of the ELCA will be held March 5 at 2 p.m. at St. John's. Lenten services continue on March 8 at St John's and March 15 at Kongsvinger, both at 7 p.m.
A great tradition took place Monday night in Hancock - the annual cake walk.
Morris Area High School Special Ed teacher Erin Gillespie is one of 37 educators named today as semifinalists for this years' Minnesota Teacher of the Year honor.
Some U.S. Senators and Representatives are skipping town hall meetings in these past two weeks or so.
Amy Doll-Wohlers, '90, is now starting a term as University of Minnesota, Morris Alumni Association (UMMAA) Board of Directors president.
David and Mary Fennell of Fergus Falls and David and Dawn Gades of Holloway are pleased to announce the
Sadie Paige Boon was born on February 26, 2017 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris to Jennifer and John Boon of Hancock.
For those who may fear Muslim immigrants, Mohammed Farah has some advice. "Look at how many people died on interstate crashes. Look at how many people are killed by terrorists," Farah said. People have a much greater risk dying in an interstate crash in the U.S. than dying from a terrorist, Farah said. Farah is an immigrant from Somalia and a Muslim. Refugees who are Muslim that would come to America or Muslim immigrants do not come as terrorists, he said. "I can tell you at least one fear that does not exist," Farah said.
Pre-K: What is a question? To a preschooler, this question isn't so easy. So as we learned about the letter Q this week, we discovered the answer to this question by coming up with questions to ask Mr. Ferriero and decorating a question mark. We also went back in time and wrote with a Quill pen. It didn't take long for everyone to realize how difficult it was to use a feather as a pen. Other Q activities included: making a quilt, Q-Tip maze, Q-Tip painting, and decorating a Queen. Everyone agreed that the only Queen they knew was Dairy Queen.
A new vehicle, a new IT staff member and a change in drug testing service were among the action items at the Feb. 21 Stevens County Board of Commissioners meeting. The board agreed to buy a 2017 Ford Taurus from Valu Ford of Morris with a trade-in for a 2006 Impala, county fleet manager Nick Young said. Young obtained quotes from three car dealerships. "Any talk of keeping one vehicle as a transport?" commissioner Jeanne Ennen asked.