Indianola Independent Advocate - Warren County Weekly Update
Snow Shower19°
Snow Shower
Forecast

COVID-19 Updates

NO WEEKEND UPDATE

Warren County does not update its zip code specific COVID case map on weekends so The Independent Advocate will not publish a weekend updat… Read more

Warren County news

Asset-image

Warren County agencies see COVID boom and bust, they say during budget meetings

While some agencies that work with low-income families and individuals in Warren County say they are having an “unprecedented” year, others… Read more

Asset-image

Des Moines Metro Opera takes OPERA Iowa online again

Instead of putting the eight-member OPERA Iowa troupe in a van and a truck to drive across the state performing operas and teaching kids ab… Read more

Asset-image

Warren County agrees to keep using Heater-owned company for process serving

Warren County will continue to use Iowa Process Service, a company owned by newly elected Warren County Supervisor Darren Heater, to serve … Read more

Records

Warren County Sheriff's Office Reports: Jan. 19

This information was obtained from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office records. All people are considered innocent until proven guilty in co… Read more

Warren County Sheriff's Office Reports: Jan. 12

This information was obtained from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office records. All people are considered innocent until proven guilty in co… Read more

Opinion

Asset-image

Rural Internet access, mental health key topics during second week

People of Warren County, Read more

Asset-image

Subcommittees meet

The main business in week 2 was subcommittee meetings. I chaired some of them. Obviously some are higher profile than others. One of mine h… Read more

Asset-image

Take this short quiz to check your nature-smarts.

The questions are all true/false, and the answers are at the end. But be on your best Scouts Honor: don’t cheat by looking ahead! Read more

Asset-image

A little about death and taxes

So, are you tired of reading lots of stories about local governments and their budgets? In particular the Warren County budget? Read more

Weekend sports plethora

Asset-image

Wearmouth takes seventh at girls state wrestling

Asset-image

Down time

Southeast Warren fans James Birchette, 7, and his sister Peyton, 4, didn't let a basketball game get in the way a a great video game. They … Read more

Warren County Sports

Asset-image

Norwalk defense limits Carlisle scoring Monday

Norwalk’s boys’ basketball team isn’t the offensive powerhouse as in past teams. But the Warriors can deliver defense. Read more

Asset-image

Norwalk senior overcomes injuries to lead Warriors to win

Norwalk’s Bren Moritz sat out her sophomore basketball season with a hip injury. The senior made a comeback that has set her on the path fo… Read more

Asset-image

Norwalk boys edge Indianola Saturday

The Indianola and Norwalk boys basketball teams hung close through three quarters of basketball, but Norwalk outscored the Indians by five … Read more

Asset-image

MstM hoops season seniors saluted

Asset-image

Southeast Warren drops two in battles with Lenox

Obituaries

Asset-image

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

Asset-image

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

Asset-image

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

Asset-image

Dorothy Law, Des Moines

Dorothy Irene Law (103) was born to Ralph and Nellie (Simmerman) New on July 3, 1917, in Cool, Warren County, Iowa. She was the third of fo… Read more

Asset-image

Norma Lee McIntyre, Indianola

Norma Lee McIntyre, 85, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. Inurnment of cremains will be held a… Read more

Asset-image

Elaine Myrtle Brown, Indianola

Elaine Myrtle Brown was born August 24, 1929 to Jerome Harold and Alma Alvina (Hintz) Olson, in Albert Lea, MN. She passed away Wednesday, … Read more

Asset-image

Shannon Lee Olson, formerly of Indianola

Shannon Lee Olson was born in Des Moines, IA on August 2, 1979 to Jim Olson and Teresa Hart. Read more

Asset-image

Mildred Louise Welshhons, Indianola

Mildred Welshhons, age 92, passed away peacefully on January 20 at Westview Care Center. Private graveside services will be held at the San… Read more

Asset-image

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

Asset-image

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

Asset-image

Edith Eileen Heemstra, Indianola

Funeral services for Edith Eileen Heemstra, 85, of Indianola, IA, who passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021, will be held 10 a.m., Friday,… Read more

Asset-image

William D. Hansen, Indianola

William D. Hansen died Friday, January 15, 2021 at The Village in Indianola, Iowa. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at Th… Read more