Hike-bike brings in $74,145

The 23rd annual Whitey Thompson Hike-Bike-A-Thon held May 10 in Ida Grove raised $74,145 by 629 participants. United Bank of Iowa and O-A/BC-IG Dollars for Scholars sponsor the event. Money raised goes toward scholarships for local students.

Dallas McKibbin won $10 in Chamber Bucks for raising the most donations at $557. Marilyn Johnson earned $10 in Chamber Bucks for having the donation from farthest away (China). The t-shirt design winner was Justice Diimig who received $50 in Chamber Bucks.

The prize winners were Cameron Webb, $75 gift certificate for Nike shoes from Village Shoe Shoppe and Lillian Hoffman, $50 Chamber Bucks.

The Ida Grove Ambulance Service donated six bikes and Wal-Mart donated one bike. Bike winners were Kelton Ladwig, Carson Jordan, Aiden Miller, Erika Swanger, Taylor Schable, Elise Simmons and Ryan Bumann.