28,000 attend Christmas in Ida Festival


The 31st annual Christmas in Ida Festival and Parade of Lights this month drew 28,000 visitors over its three-day run, organizers said. Cody Potter and Kaitlin Wilhelm, representing Ida High School’s Student Council, were prince and princess, and the parade attracted 135 entrants. The craft shows at Ida schools and Prince of Peace Lutheran Church drew 3,000 shoppers.