Indianola Independent Advocate - Headlines



After 40 years with the city of Indianola, Diana Bowlin plans her retirement

When Diana Bowlin started working at Indianola City Hall, she had to share a computer. Read more


Three Prater brothers become first Milo Eagle Scouts since 1983

Jakob, Lucas, and William Prater of Scouts BSA Troop 236 in Milo have all earned the rank of Eagle Scout, an achievement earned by fewer th… Read more


Ready for a bike ride? indoors of course!

The Rotary Club of Indianola will host an indoor bike ride to raise money to help Rotary International's effort to stop polio. Read more



Marlin Ray Byers, Milo

Services for Marlin Ray Byers, 70, of Milo, IA, who passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at his son’s home, will be held 10:30 a.m., Mo… Read more


Roger Mason, Indianola

Inurnment services, with full military rites, for Roger Allan Mason, 76, of Indianola, who passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at the Ind… Read more


In defense of Simpson professor John Bolen

It is widespread news that a Simpson college faculty member used the “N-word” in an academic setting; this choice has drawn considerable cr… Read more


Exercising again — in pursuit of a t-shirt

Motivation is hard. Read more


Russell wants to make farmers allies in fighting climate change

We are all responsible for the climate crisis, says Matt Russell, executive director of Iowa Interfaith Power & Light (https://iowaipl.… Read more



Reiter's double-double leads Storm to win over Cornell

Adam Reiter tallied 20 points and 12 rebounds as Kyle Wagner chipped in 20 points to help lift the Simpson College men's basketball team to… Read more


McChesney gets win, Storm fall to Wartburg

Dylan McChesney grabbed an opening win at 125 pounds, but the Simpson College wrestling team could not keep the momentum going and lost 47-… Read more


Simpson Sports Roundup

DePover, Harris lead women in pool on Saturday Read more

Upcoming Events

Bingo (Bring your pennies)

1st Friday of the month - Treats provided by Good… Read more

Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service

The churches of Indianola are gathering for a Tha… Read more

Rotary Evening Club of Indianola

Rotary Evening Club of Indianola meets on the 2nd… Read more

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