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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Fall Clean Up Saturday, Oct. 21

2017 Fall Clean Up Flyer

Drop off appliances, televisions, monitors, and other items one day only at the Indianola Brush Facility, West Iowa Avenue at Kenwood Blvd. NO scrap metal, construction materials or railroad ties.  If you have items that are bulky and difficult t...

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City News
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Morlock Lift Station

City of Indianola

After a little more than nine months of planning, work has officially begun on necessary upgrades to the 40-year-old Morlock Lift Station. This improvement project will allow the City to serve the new residential development currently underway east of N. ...

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City News
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Citizen Survey

City of Indianola

Periodically the City conducts a survey to solicit feedback from residents on services and amenities. This survey will be mailed to nearly 900 randomly selected households in Indianola. Residents who receive one are requested to please consider completing...

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City News
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Major Projects & Goals Tracking

City of Indianola

If you'd like to know more about major projects happening in the City click HERE.  There you will find a comprehensive list and update for the major projects and goals of the City.  The document is organized around the City Council's Str...

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City News
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Children's Costume Party & Parade

Children's Costume Party & Parade Saturday, October 28 | 10am-Noon | Indianola Town Square

Join Indianola Parks and Recreation on Saturday, October 28, from 10 am to noon for a morning of free, family-friendly fun on The Square in Indianola! Enjoy games & fall activities on the lawn, taking photos with the Iowa League of Heroes and Little P...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Trick or Treat Night

Indianola Beggars Night 2017 is Monday, October 30

Remember your Halloween safety tips:

  • Don't go out alone
  • Let parents inspect all treats before you eat them
  • Wear white or reflective clothing
  • Watch for cars
  • Stay away from unfamiliar neighborhoods

Have a safe and spooktacular evening!

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City News
Posted on: January 1, 2016

Recycling Calendar

Single stream recycling is a program where all recyclable materials (newspapers, magazines, junk mail, telephone books, cardboard, tin & aluminum cans, plastics, and glass jars/bottles are placed into one recycling cart which is picked up every other ...Read on...

Recycling Calendar City News
Posted on: January 1, 2015

Council Meetings Schedule

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The City Council meets on the first Monday of each month at 6:00 pm and the third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm in the city hall council chambers. The Council also holds a study session the third Monday of each month at 6:00 pm in the same location.Read on...

City News

Posted on: October 17, 2017

MyLisa's pick

Protected

I have three months left to call Katie my older sister. Then the gap will close and I will pass her. I will get older. But Katie will always be fifteen, eleven months and twenty-one days old. Hannah’s world is in pieces and she doesn&am...

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Library Books on Display
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Denise's pick

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Janis' pick

Laura Ingalls

A life on the prairie is not all its cracked up to be for one girl whose mom takes her love of the Little House series just a bit too far.

Charlotte’s mom has just moved the family across the country to live in Walnut Grove, “childhood ...

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Library Books on Display
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Jody's pick

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Mary's pick

TheRoad to Jonestown

A portrait of the cult leader behind the Jonestown Massacre examines his personal life, from his extramarital affairs and drug use to his fraudulent faith healing practices and his decision to move his followers to Guyana, sharing new details about the ev...

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Library Books on Display
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Michele's pick

Western Star

Sheriff Walt Longmire navigates a violent convergence of his past and present during a parole hearing for one of the most dangerous men he has ever met, a criminal whose thirst for vengeance threatens everyone Walt cares about and echoes complicated dynam...

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Library Books on Display
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Alison's pick

Book of Dust

The much-anticipated new work from the author of The Golden Compass is here at last!Renowned storyteller Philip Pullman returns to the parallel world of Lyra Belacqua and His Dark Materials for a thrilling and epic adventure in which daemons, alethiometer...

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Library Books on Display
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Jim's pick

Gatekeepers

A behind-the-scenes account of how the American presidency has hinged on the effectiveness of the White House chiefs of staff draws on interviews with all 20 currently living chiefs of staff and two former Presidents to reveal how their decisions have inf...

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Library Books on Display

Posted on: September 6, 2017

Look Behind You

Look behind you

Cooperating with the FBI when a serial killer begins leaving mysterious  relics at his crime scenes, Kendra Michaels discovers that the objects  are souvenirs from other unsolved murders and that the new killings have  been orch...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

You Will Pay

you will pay

Investigating remains found at a summer camp where a prank gone wrong  led to the disappearances of two teens decades earlier, detective Lucas  Dalton struggles with his father's ties to the case while meeting with  five former ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Moskva

Moskva

When the headstrong teen daughter of the British Ambassador in Cold War  Moscow goes missing a week after a young man is found murdered in Red  Square, army intelligence officer Tom Fox seeks redemption by agreeing  to track her...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Gather the Daughters

gather the daughter

Starving herself to fend off adulthood in a radical post-apocalypse  community where a few chosen men scavenge for detritus and women are  little more than breeders, a teen leader investigates a shocking mystery  that is contrad...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

The Serets of the Tulip Sisters

Secrets of the tulip sisters

Estranged by their mother's abandonment and their own secrets, sisters  Kelly and Olivia harbor longtime crushes for popular brothers Griffith  and Ryan, whose return a decade after high school leads to embarrassing  memories, u...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Any Dream Will Do

Any Dream Will Do

After serving two years in prison, Shay Benson, who is determined to  start fresh, finds friendship with widowed pastor Drew Douglas, who  teaches her how to trust again, but when her brother returns to town it  may undo her new...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

The Almost Sisters

The Almost Sisters

Swept off her feet by a costumed man at a comics convention, a graphic  novelist discovers that she is pregnant with a biracial child and avoids  telling her conventional Southern family while assisting her elderly  grandmother,...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

You dont have to say

When his mother passed  away at the age of 78, Sherman Alexie responded the only way he knew  how: he wrote. The result is this memoir. Featuring 78 poems, 78 essays,  and intimate family photographs, Alexie shares raw, angry, f...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Best Land Under Heaven

The Best Land

An account of the 1846 Donner-Reed expedition reveals the true events  surrounding the tragedy, profiling the adventurous characters who shaped  the group and how various interpersonal factors led to their harrowing  experiences...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

The Alice Network

The Alice Network

In 1947, pregnant Charlie St. Clair, an American college girl banished  from her family, arrives in London to find out what happened to her  beloved cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied France during the  war, and meets...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Undaunted

Undaunted

A marriage between a handsome millionaire with exacting beliefs and the  woman who loves him completely in spite of their differences is  challenged by his reclusive, wary nature and his discovery of her role  in an accident tha...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Abiding Mercy

Abiding Mercy

Family problems only strengthen sixteen-year-old Faith's eagerness to be  married and join the church, until a local paper publishes a story  about a child who was kidnapped fifteen years earlier that raises doubts  in her heart...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

The Marriage Pact

The Marriage Pact

Picture-perfect newlyweds are unexpectedly initiated into a mysterious  organization designed to keep marriages happy and intact by enforcing  seemingly thoughtful rules that become increasingly exacting and subject  to brutal e...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

The Final Girls

Final Girls

Emerging a lone survivor of a serial killer's massacre a decade earlier,  a former college student struggles to ignore traumatic memories and  move on as one of a group of other survivors who look to her for answers  when one of...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Careers for Women

careers for women

A tale exploring the long-term consequences of one's decisions follows  the experiences of a mid-20th-century New York Port Authority public  relations worker under the tutelage of legendary publicist whose newest  protégé goes ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

House of Spies

house of spies

Gabriel Allon heads to France in search of the shadowy ISIS mastermind  known as Saladin and finds unlikely partners in his pursuit in former  fashion model Olivia Watson and wealthy drug lord Jean-Luc Martel.

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

The Women in the Castle

the women in the castle

In a novel set at the end of World War II, in a crumbling Bavarian  castle that once played host to all of German high society, three  widows' lives and fates become intertwined. By the author of The Hazards of Good Breeding.

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Use of Force

use of force

When the body of a high-value terrorist washes ashore after a severe  storm across the Mediterranean Sea, Scot Harvath is tapped by the CIA to  determine if the suspect was connected to months of rumors about a  major attack. By...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

The Forever Garden

the forever garden

Singing while tending her garden every day, Honey is assisted by her  young neighbor, Laurel, who misses her friend and worries about the  garden when Honey has to move away. By the award-winning author of Swan: The Life and Dance of Ann...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

The Fog

the fog

A whimsical environmental fable depicts a human-watching little bird who  becomes dismayed when a deep fog rolls in and obstructs his view, a  largely ignored dilemma that compels the bird to seek out others who  notice it. By t...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Dog on Frog

dog on a frog

Frog, having had quite enough of Dog sitting on him, declares a change  to the rules, where now dogs will sit on logs, cats will sit on gnats,  leopards will sit on shepherds, and mice will sit on ice.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Dinosaur Pirates

dinosaur pirates

The intrepid team from Dinosaur Dig! returns as a band of  prehistoric pirates in search of buried treasure who navigate their way  to a desert island before being ambushed by a fearsome band of  gold-snatching marauders.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Boo Who?

boo who

A shy little ghost who is not sure how to fit into a group that plays  games requiring corporeal participation struggles to make friends in a  sweet story about feeling invisible, being seen and finding ways to be  appreciated f...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Back to School with Bigfoot

back to school with bigfoot

An extra-tall student embarks on a first day of school that is  complicated by his need for a haircut and difficulties finding clothes  and shoes that fit, in a lighthearted tribute to the worries that kids  face at the beginnin...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

The Little Mermaid

TheLittleMermaid

Each Disney Princess gets her own story in this wonderful line of books  that contain original tales and beautiful color illustrations throughout.

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