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Weather alert

Winter Storm Warning until TUE 12:00 PM CST

This Z remains in effect until 12:00 pm Tuesday for Warren County, IA

Indianola snow policies go into effect when snow stops

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from 6 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25, through 6 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, to include Ind…

Window on Warren County

Snow falls ,streets sparse

COVID-19 Updates

MONDAY UPDATE: Warren County adds 72 cases over weekend

Warren County added 72 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, according to the Warren County Department of Public Health’s zip code specif… Read more



Indianola council gets update on two-way streets, 2022 tax rate in study session

Indianola’s streetscape project, designed to give the Indianola Square a new look, will be more than skin deep, said staffers from Bolton &… Read more


Midwinter’s Entertainment coming soon to IHS will feature student-penned play

When the curtain rises on Midwinter’s Entertainment, student talent will be on display from all angles: on stage, as part of the crew, in t… Read more



Super Bowl deserves super food

"Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority." - Vince Lombar… Read more

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Donald Trump won an election, so did Joe Biden

In 2016, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote but lost the Electoral College vote. Trump became president. Clinton graciously conceded the … Read more



Frank Burton, Indianola

Frank Edward Burton was born to Geren and Mildred (Brown) Burton on August 13, 1928 in Des Moines, IA. He entered Heaven on Sunday, January… Read more


James B. Wood, Norwalk

Private family services for James “Jim” Boyd Wood, 76, who passed away Friday, January 22, 2021, will be held Thursday, January 28, 2021. F… Read more


Robert Jacobsen, Indianola

Robert Jacobsen, age 97, of Indianola, passed away January 25, 2021, while in hospice care at Good Samaritan Society, Indianola, IA. Read more


Joanne Marie Amos, Indianola

Private family services for Joanne Marie Amos, 83, of Indianola, Iowa, who passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021, will be held Wednesday, … Read more


Robert Overstreet, Des Moines

Robert Linn Overstreet, 70, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Des Moines.  A graveside serv… Read more


Georgia Turner, Indianola

Private family services for Georgia Myrtle Turner, 95, who passed away Friday, January 22, 2021, in Indianola, IA, will be held Thursday, J… Read more


Ronald McDole, Indianola

Services for Ronald McDole, 79, who passed from this life Friday, January 22, 2021 at Westview Care Center in Indianola, IA, will be held T… Read more


Margrette Utsler, Indianola

Private family graveside services for Margrette Utsler, 89, who passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at home, were held in the Linn Gro… Read more

Upcoming Events

Alzheimer's Support Group

An Alzheimser's Support Group meets the first Mon… Read more

The Phoenix Center drop-in hours

The Phoenix Center, 210 W. Ashland Ave. Read more

Weather Today

Heavy snow


23° 13°

Morning snow. Highs in the low 20s and lows in the low teens.

Cloud Coverage:88%
Wind:N at mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:1 Low
Sunrise:07:31:02 AM
Sunset:05:23:41 PM