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The Warren County Board of Supervisors heard many complaints from Warren County residents about the condition of the roads during March and April, but on Tuesday, Supervisor Aaron DeKock said he has heard that things are looking better.

The Warren County Board of Supervisors agreed to get more information on borrowing up to $7 million to complete the long stalled secondary roads building south of Indianola, and to meet again in July to decide whether to hold a bond issue on repaying 26 miles of Warren County roads.

The Warren County Board of Supervisors will meet next week to continue discussion about how to move forward with a $9.5 million plan to replace its aging 911 system after discussing the current proposal for more than an hour in a work session Wednesday.

The price to replace Warren County’s emergency 911 system fell by almost $2 million between a meeting two weeks ago and Tuesday, but Indianola and Norwalk both voted against recommending the new plan to the Warren County Board of Supervisors during a meeting of the Emergency Management Commission.

The price of repairing Warren County's 911 communications system is going up, but the county is getting less, said Crystal McIntyre, chair of the Warren County Board of Supervisors, in a special supervisors meeting Thursday.

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Office – Warren County will host an evening to help exhibitors get rabbits ready for the Warren County Fair. It will be held Thursday, June 6, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the new Extension office, 200 W 2nd Avenue in Indianola.

Indianola city officials said they were surprised Monday when fencing went up around the Warren County Courthouse. They were even more surprised when that fencing stretched to the inside row of parking around the Indianola Square.

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result, one Warren County resident told members of the Warren County Board of Supervisors and engineer David Carroll during an April 16 meeting.

The Warren County Extension and Outreach office is moving to a new location effective Monday, May 13. The new office will be located at 200 West 2nd Avenue, Indianola, (formerly Warren County Farm Bureau), according to a news release from Cortney Garrington, executive director of Extension.

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