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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Harold J. Horak, 87

Harold J. Horak, 87, of Kalona, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. A Resurrection Mass  will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 29,  at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Richmond with Father Marty Goetz officiating.  Burial will follow at the Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, February 28,  at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona where there will be a prayer service at 6 p.m. A memorial fund has been established for the Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

IMS boys tame Rebels 55-39 for state berth

The objectives for Gladbrook-Reinbeck were  clear: Keep Iowa Mennonite School’s high-octane offense from going off. Make each possession count. Prevent Iowa Mennonite from getting too much mileage on turnovers or bad decision-making. The Rebels carried out their mission smartly in the first half. They trailed by just two at halftime. So Iowa Mennonite School did what good teams are able to do: change their game plan and still flourish. Iowa Mennonite School clamped on the defensive pressure and sped away in the second half to a 55-39 victory. Peyton Thompson knocked down consecutive 3-pointers to help build a 39-31 lead…

IMS boys on to substate final

Revenge is best served in the white-hot heat of a playoff. Iowa Mennonite School, which lost twice to Lone Tree this season, got some payback Thursday night, roaring to a 59-35 victory over the Lions in a Class 1A district final at Mid-Prairie High School. The victory sends IMS to a substate final — and a possible return trip to state — at 7 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 25)  at Cedar Rapids Prairie High School against Gladbrook-Reinbeck in a substate final. Cameron Gingerich notched a trey and Brian Hagedorn scored a three the old-fashioned way to help IMS break a 9-9…

IMS boys trounce HLV in district semifinal

Johnny Lackender scored 16 points, including a rousing dunk in the third quarter that brought the Iowa Mennonite School faithful to its feet, to propel IMS to a 75-43 victory Tuesday against HLV in a Class 1A district semifinal. IMS’ victory sets up a third game between L0ne Tree, a district final at 7 p.m. Thursday at Mid-Prairie High School. The Lions won both conference games. HLV managed to stay close for the first three-and-one-half minutes, but then IMS got on a roll. It turned several turnovers into buckets, knocked down a couple of treys and sped to an 18-4…

Wellman lifts boil order

A boil order in Wellman that was issued earlier this week following a water main break was lifted Friday. Lab tests, according to a press release issued Friday by city officials, has determined that the city’s water supply is safe. The water main broke at the intersection of Eighth Ave. and Seventh St. in Wellman, prompting city forces to turn over the water supply Tuesday afternoon.

Regina sends M-P boys to sideline

Iowa City Regina sizzled Thursday night — and Mid-Prairie got burned. The host Regals knocked down their first seven shots, six of them beyond the arc, in the first minutes, 17 seconds off a Class 2A district semifinal boys basketball game. It was like every basketball movie you’ve ever seen. The “players” shoot and shoot from every conceivable angle and all you see is the ball hit the bottom of the net and drop to the floor. Needless to say, there would be no Hollywood ending for Mid-Prairie, which finished the season at 5-19 following a 64-45 loss. The Regals…