Sunday, March 8, 2009

IMS Boys Basketball Team At State Tournament

The IMS boys basketball team makes their return to the state tournament in Des Moines tomorrow. IMS is playing Ventura, who is making their first trip to the state tournament in school history. Ventura is a town of about 700 people 14 miles west of Mason City. As for IMS, their last two trips, in 05 and 07, they reached the finals and lost in close games. You'll be able to hear the game right here on the one to count on KCII. The game is scheduled to start at 2pm.

Souper Bowl Supper

You are invited to a Souper Bowl Supper and it has nothing to do with football. The Second Annual Souper Bowl Supper will be held in the Cafeteria at Washington High School next Monday. There will be a variety of soups and all the trimmings and drinks, prepared by the high school Nutrition and Fitness class. The soups will be served in handmade ceramic bowls made by the Ceramics and Sculpture classes. The proceeds go to Washington HACAP. You can purchase tickets in advance for $6. The Souper Bowl Supper is next Monday from 4:30 to 6:30. You can call 653-2143 for ticket information.

Preparing for College

Seniors are preparing for college and Mid Prairie High School is holding a College Prep night tomorrow at 7pm. School Councilor Sarah kos says they are brining in people from around the state to allow the seniors and juniors to ask questions and learn what to expect in college. Kos says it is geared mainly towards seniors but juniors are welcome to attend as well. The Prep night will be tomorrow at 7pm at the Mid Prairie High School.

Kalona Days

Kalona Days are being put together; this years theme is celebrating the 130th birthday of Kalona. Festival Director Dave Finley is now accepting applications for food vendors, arts & crafts vendors, as well as groups, organizations and businesses that wish to have a booth or display at this 2 day event. Organizers are constructing what may be the largest quilt cake of its kind in America. For information or a vendor application please call the Kalona General Store 319-656-3535.