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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Time of Sale Inspection

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Beginning March 1, 2017, the City of Indianola will be implementing a “Time of Sale Inspection” to comply with a requirement of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR). The goal of this inspection, which is required only if you...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

2017 Sustainability Fair

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Join us Saturday, April 8 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Blake Field House for the 2017 Indianola Sustainability Fair.  Vendors and exhibitors will be present offering product examples and literature on a variety of eco friendly topics.  Ga...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Presentation

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An overview of the the fiscal year 2018 budget was presented to the City Council on January 17, 2017.  Please click on a link below to view the presentation or to view the draft copy of the budget.

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget DRAFT Copy

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Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Presentation
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...

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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...


Posted on: November 5, 2015

Watch Meetings Online

City Council, IMU Board of Trustees and Planning and Zoning meetings are available online to view. Meetings are normally posted within 24 hours.

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Cinderella

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When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

The Trouble With Patience

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In 1866 Montana, young Patience Cavanaugh's inheritance of a run-down boarding house brings her into contact with rugged local marshal Jedediah Jones, and she soon finds that they have things to offer one another.

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

You're The One That I Want

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A NHL hockey player with a career-ending injury takes a job on an Alaskan crabbing boat and finds himself falling for the captain's’ daughter in the latest addition to the series following The Wonder of You. Original.

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

My Heart Stood Still

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As the three McDougal sisters are being carried off to jail, their carriage is attacked and middle sister Anne-Marie is saved by Crow warrior Creed Walker, and after initially butting heads, the two begin to trust one another, and God, in the face of dang...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Fangirl

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Being consummate fans of the Simon Snow series helped Cath and her twin sister, Wren, cope as little girls whose mother left them, but now, as they start college but not as roommates, Cath fears she is unready to live without Wren holding her hand--and wi...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

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Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents and his family that he has never asked before.

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Pride & Prejudice

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Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

The Ring of Fire

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Learning of an imminent terrorist attack on the U.S., Pike Logan, Jennifer Cahill, and the Taskforce race against time to stop catastrophic events in multiple locations.

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Class

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For idealistic forty-something Karen Kessler, it isn't enough that she works full-time in the non-profit sector, aiding an organization that helps hungry children from disadvantaged homes. She's also determined to live her personal life ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

A Lady Unrivaled

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Lady Ella Myerston knows of the danger that haunts her brother, and she intends to put an end to it. While visiting her friend Brook, the true owner of the Fire Eyes diamonds, Ella accidentally gets entangled in an attempt to blackmail the dashing, newly ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

The Magdalen Girls

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Sixteen-year-old Teagan Tiernan's family sends her to one of 1962 Dublin's Magdalen Laundries—grim workhouses where the cities unwed mothers, prostitutes, petty criminals and other "fallen" women are sent—wh...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

The Bear and the Nightingale

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A debut novel inspired by Russian fairy tales follows the experiences of a wild young girl who taps the mysterious powers of a precious necklace given to her father years earlier to save her village from dark and dangerous forces.

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Sleepwalker

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When a sleepwalker who has experienced episodes of near violence while unconscious goes missing, her eldest daughter, Lianna, finds herself drawn to a lead detective who seems to know more than he is revealing.

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

The Rising

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When a college-bound football star is targeted by the same forces that kill his family and land him in the hospital, he flees at the side of the school valedictorian he loves to investigate the dangerous truth about his real identity.

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

The Midnight Bell

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When the assistant to the head of a secret White House department is killed by a hit-and-run driver, the event is tied to a warning to the U.S. president by a London branch of al-Qaida that is determined to prove its resilience. By the best-selling author...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Grey

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Christian Grey exercises control in all things; his world is neat, disciplined, and utterly empty -- until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office, in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair. He tries to forget her, but instead is sw...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

The Rising

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When a college-bound football star is targeted by the same forces that kill his family and land him in the hospital, he flees at the side of the school valedictorian he loves to investigate the dangerous truth about his real identity. By the best-selling ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Huck Out West

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In the author's interpretation of what happened after Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn, Huck joins the Pony Express, scouts for both sides in the Civil War, joins a bandit gang, locates an ill-fated pal in a Lakota tribe and finds himself i...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

The Girl in Green

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A tale set in the aftermath of Desert Storm finds a British journalist who avoids his family and a reckless American private seeking redemption after failing to save the life of a young girl.

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

The Innkeeper at Ivy Hill

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When her husband, the innkeeper, dies suddenly, Jane Bell reluctantly assumes responsibility for the inn that is the lifeblood of her small town while wondering about the intentions of several strangers that appear to have an interest in the place.

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Nowhere Man

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After reinventing himself as the Nowhere Man, Evan Smoak finds himself murderously pursued by the new head of the Orphan program and turns the tables on captors who find themselves trapped with Smoak in a virtual cage.

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

How We'll Live On Mars

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Predicting that within decades humans will live on Mars out of necessity, a former Discover editor-in-chief explains in engaging detail how it will happen, profiling the contributions of leading entrepreneurs and the plans surrounding large-scale Mars hab...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

The Terror Years

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Eleven powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker recall the path terror in the Middle East has taken from a more peaceful time in 1990s Israel to the recent beheadings of reporters by ISIS.With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrenc...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Pokemon Essential Handboo

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Shares facts on over seven hundred Pokâemon and includes information on the new Kalos characters and the Mega Evolved Pokâemon.

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

The Wizard's Dog

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A comedic rerendering of the Excalibur legend, told from the perspective of a talking dog who wants to be a magician, finds spunky Nosewise embarking on a daring journey to rescue his kidnapped master, Merlin, by confronting unusual Fae people and tanglin...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Scar Island

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Jonathan works to survive at the Slabhenge Reformatory School on Scar Island, a former lunatic asylum currently run by a tyrant, and when a lightning strike kills the adults, the boys become trapped on the sinking island.

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

The Charming Life of Izzy Malone

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Izzy Malone is challenged to participate in unconventional manners-themed exercises after being enrolled in a home-study etiquette school.

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Jack Death

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Jack is an ordinary boy except that his father happens to be Death. Nadine is a perfectly normal girl except that her Mother is oh well, that's a Secret and not to be carelessly revealed on the back cover of a book. The important thing is that to...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Hundred Percent

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Christine Gouda, called Tink, and her best friend Jackie are entering sixth grade, and suddenly everything seems awkward and just plain wrong--boys are behaving differently, clothes do not fit the way they should, long term friendships suddenly seem tenuo...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Lucy

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A tiny dog, a kindhearted girl, and a nervous juggler converge in a cinematic book in four acts — a unique children’s literature experience.

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

What I Love About You

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Describes the many different reasons and situations in which parents love their children.

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Egg

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Stylistically designed with graphic novel panels and minimal text, the story of four eggs of different colors follows the experiences of three hatchlings who are surprised by what emerges from the fourth egg. By the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of Kitt...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Ella and Penguin: The Perfect Match

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When Ella and Penguin discover they do not both enjoy the same things, they are upset because they think friends have to match each other perfectly.

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Ride, Otto, Ride!

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Otto the happy little robot gets a fun-filled ride with his friends on the back of Peanut the Elephant, who needs rescuing when he falls down.

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

One Proud Penny

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Follows the experiences of a penny born in Philadelphia that travels everywhere from New York to Portland, Oregon, to Puerto Rico describing in detail his many adventures along the way.

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Henry & Leo

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When Henry loses Leo, a stuffed toy and his best friend, no one in Henry's family believes Leo is real enough to find his way home from the woods overnight.

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

They All Saw A Cat

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In simple, rhythmic prose and stylized pictures, a cat walks through the world, and all the other creatures see and acknowledge the cat.

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Posted on: February 18, 2017

Iron Cast

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Performing as magicians at an infamous gangster's club by night and conning elite patrons by day, two friends from 1919 Boston confront the precariousness of their lives when two co-workers are shot and their boss disappears, causing them to be t...

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Posted on: February 18, 2017

Life in a Fishbowl

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Fifteen-year-old Jackie is determined to reclaim her family's privacy and dignity by ending a reality television program about her father's terminal brain tumor.

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Posted on: February 18, 2017

Cursed Queen

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A companion to The Imposter Queen finds Ansa cursed with fire and ice by a vengeful witch queen and forced to fight the dark magic that threatens her relationship with the Krigere. By the author of the Guards of the Shadowlands series.

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Posted on: February 18, 2017

Beheld

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Using her magic mirror to search for the warlock she loves, the immortal Kendra travels the world, helping the heroes of four romantic fairy tales including "Little Red Riding Hood," "Rumpelstiltskin," "East of the Sun and West of...

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Posted on: February 18, 2017

Windwitch

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A follow-up to Truthwitch finds privateer, prince and windwitch Merik struggling to outmaneuver a shadow man who haunts the Nubrevnan streets, murdering innocents before turning his victims into undead minions.

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Posted on: February 18, 2017

Lucky Strikes

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After her mother dies, Amelia struggles to support her brother and sister by keeping the family gas station going, but she needs a substitute father to keep them out of foster care.

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Posted on: February 18, 2017

Tell Me Three Things

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Sixteen-year old Jessie, still grieving over her mother's death, must move from Chicago to "The Valley," with a new stepfamily but no new friends until an anonymous fellow student emails and offers to help her navigate the school&ap...

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Posted on: February 18, 2017

Stone Mirrors

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Traces the life of half Native American, half African American sculptor Edmonia Lewis, who in the years after the Civil War was denied an education because of false accusations before embarking on an art career in Italy.

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Posted on: February 18, 2017

Zayn

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Former One Direction band member Zayn Malik is releasing his first autobiography, which will include personal photographs and drawings, presenting his own story so that fans "can judge me on my own terms, not on what the press or anyone else says."

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