Warren County Supervisor Aaron DeKock will ask to be on the agenda of an upcoming Indianola City Council meeting to see if the city would be open to exploring a new location for the Warren County Justice Center.
Discussion of moving a planned Warren County Justice Center off the Indianola Square “might be premature” said Warren County Supervisor Aaron DeKock at a meeting Tuesday, despite several residents who spoke in favor of it.
Warren County Supervisor Aaron DeKock and assistant Warren County attorney Dawn Bowman refused Tuesday to say if a closed meeting Monday to discuss possible litigation was related to a series of apologies members of the board issued during their meeting Tuesday night.
Members of the Warren County Board of Supervisors will discuss whether to rescind the appointment of board chair Crystal McIntyre to the committee designing the Warren County Justice Center during their meeting Tuesday night, according to an agenda issued Monday.
The Warren County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to reject both the proposed design and all bids for the new Warren County Justice Center and go back to the drawing board, although even board chair Crystal McIntyre said they might be setting the architects, engineers and cons…
While the Warren County Board of Supervisors considers how to pay for the new Warren County Justice Center, Tuesday they approved a change order designed to finish getting rid of the old one.
An online petition calling for Warren County to re-evaluate plans for a new justice center in the center of the Indianola Square is garnering online signatures but may have little impact on the Warren County Board of Supervisors.
The cost of a new Warren County Justice Center could be as high as $37.4 million, based on construction bids submitted July 9 for the project, according to information distributed at a special meeting of the Warren County Board of Supervisors Monday.
Out of a group of “dang good market hogs,” according to the judge, two crossbred barrows took top honors at the Warren County Fair swine show on Sunday, July 28.
Kappelman Appliance took first place in the first-ever National Balloon Classic parade awards, turning a washing machine into a balloon on their float.
Members of the Warren County Board of Supervisors met Thursday to accept bids for the new Warren County Justice Center, but instead deferred action on bids on everything from concrete and steel to general construction, fire suppression and plumbing mechanical.
It’s not every county fair that serves a home cooked meal to its carnival workers. But then, Sam’s Amusements & Carnivals, Inc. isn’t your average carnival.
On any given day at the Warren County Fair, there’s plenty of excitement: Grand champions to be named, festive new foods to try, shows that draw laughs or wows from the crowd.
The downtown Des Moines skyline was colorful Tuesday morning as about 25 hot air balloons flew over the city for the National Balloon Classic’s media flight.
Seven Warren County women interviewed for the position of Warren County Fair Queen Monday. Applicants for the position are required to submit an application in addition to the interviews.
Payment's for Warren County's new emergency 911 system will come out of the county's general fund and then be repaid by proceeds from a $10.8 million bond issue, agreed members of the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
While Indianola looks at the empty space in the Square and says “home of the new justice center” there are actually two major construction projects being planned there.
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 agreed Monday to spend $6.55 million to purchase radios and other emergency communications equipment from Motorola while taking up to 60 days to bid out the so-called “civils” or tower construction portion of the project, which could run another $3 million.
The Warren County Board of Supervisors could approve final plans, specifications and total costs for the new Warren County Justice Center after a public hearing Thursday, July 25.
Free entertainment has always been a staple of the Warren County Fair. But a cow who assists with science experiments? A “comedy Houdini” who might float a volunteer in thin air?
Oh no! A cane toad was accidentally brought from Australia to New Zealand and could hurt the native species. Participants will help engineer a human trap to catch the toad and save New Zealand!
The Warren County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Monday, June 24, at 9 a.m. on whether to issue $10.8 million in essential county purpose bonds to replace the county’s emergency 911 system.
Plans to replace Warren County’s emergency 911 system that last week seemed to be on a fast track, this week may have hit a four- to six-month roadblock.
Warren County voters could be facing another bond issue vote as the Warren County Board of Supervisors discussed the details of a plan to shore up roads around the county Wednesday.
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 Warren County Board of Supervisors looked both at the future of the Warren County Courthouse, and its past, during a board meeting Tuesday.
On June 3, several Warren County Quester groups presented a check to the Warren County Historical Society in the amount of $2718.15. This amount was in addition to the $781.85 already presented, bringing the total contribution to $3500.
Poison ivy, multiflora rose, thistle. For landowners, invasive species like these pose a real headache. But for goats? Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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 Extension and Outreach for Warren County office will hold an open house from 3-6 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, at its new office location – 200 W 2nd Ave. Indianola.
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.
It’s almost moving day for Warren County Extension, the local office of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and the new abode isn’t far away.
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.
A second case of measles has been confirmed in Iowa, through testing at the State Hygienic Lab. This case is an unvaccinated Northeast Iowa resident, who is a household contact of the recently confirmed measles case (an unvaccinated Northeast Iowa resident with recent travel to Israel, where…
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