Indianola Independent Advocate - Warren County Weekly Update

Warren County news


Warren County supervisors consider $4 million loan for shop site

A new shop site for Warren County keeps creeping closer as members of the Warren County board of supervisors agreed to hold a public hearin… Read more


Genealogy a ‘puzzling' yet meaningful competition at Warren County Fair

Forty years ago, Carla Anders fell in love in math class. Read more


Four Warren County women compete for fair queen title

Four Warren County women interviewed for the position of Warren County Fair Queen July 12. Applicants for the position are required to subm… Read more


Norwalk Fire Dept. in good hands with interim fire chief

The city of Norwalk is taking applications for a new fire chief following the OWI arrest of Fire Chief Ryan Coburn, who was placed on paid … Read more


Two of Warren County's big events put out call for help

Two  of Indianola’s biggest summer attractions have something in common with many local businesses. Read more



Still feeling grief at the loss of parents

Recently I was driving along the Highway 5 Bypass when Tim McGraw’s song, “Grown Men Don’t Cry”, came on the radio. You may not have the ec… Read more


Inflation increases to 5.4 percent

Inflation Increases Read more

Warren County Sports


M-St. M seniors prep for next phase after baseball ends at districts

Martensdale-St. Marys class of 2021 made its mark. Read more


Indianola to face Roosevelt in next round of substate

First-year Indianola baseball coach Jon Fitzpatrick taught the Indians a new way to play. Read more



Alvin Lee Bown, Martensdale

Alvin Lee Bown, 87, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at his home in rural Martensdale, IA. Visitation will be held on S… Read more


Jimmie D. Weeks, Indianola

Funeral services for Jimmie Weeks, 77, who passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021 in Indianola, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2021 a… Read more


Sara Wycoff Saunders, Davenport

Memorial services to honor the memory of Sara Wycoff Saunders, 78, of Davenport, IA, who passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021, will be held … Read more


Jeffrey Jenkins, Indianola

Funeral services for Jeffrey Dale Jenkins, 62, who passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at home, will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 20, … Read more


Glen Emmet Else Jr., Carlsle

Glen Emmet Else Jr., passed away in Des Moines, Iowa on July 13, 2021. A funeral service will be held Monday, July 19, 2021 at 11:00am at P… Read more


Services for Joan M. Simpson, Indianola

A Celebration of Life service for Joan M. Simpson, who passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Ju… Read more