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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Roadway Improvements Coming

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At its March 20th meeting, the City Council approved a contract with Sternquist Construction to perform roadway improvements along Iowa Avenue from D Street to B Street and along Buxton Street from Euclid Avenue to Girard Avenue.  Once a timeline...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Statewide Tornado Drill

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As part of Iowa's Severe Weather Awareness Week, a tornado drill is scheduled for Wednesday March 29th.

At 10:00 am a test Tornado Watch will be issued for Iowa. The test watch will alert on NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio.

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Beautification Blowout

A scenic bridge on the McVay Trail

Open to any business/organization, civic group or family. This is an excellent opportunity for an enriching team-building experience while helping to beautify our community. We encourage specific groups to proudly identify themselves by wearing team shirt...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

City Council Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

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At its meeting on March 6th, the Indianola City Council approved the City’s Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Operating and Capital Budget, totaling $28.4 million.  The FY 2018 budget is balanced with all operating expenditures covered by current revenue s...

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FY 2017-18 Budget Document
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...

Recycling Calendar
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: March 19, 2017

2017 Severe Weather Awareness

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Warren County Emergency Management has identified, Iowa's Severe Weather Awareness Week will be March 27-31. Please review all current plans and procedures concerning severe weather events in you departments. These will include:

Monday: Severe Th...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Humans, Bow Down

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The Great War is over. The Robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices--they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created or be banished to the Reserve, a desolate, unforgiving landscape where it's a crime to be human. And t...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Revelation

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When a particularly intimidating criminal and his cold-blooded posse escape from prison, Cole and Hitch join their Territorial lawmen team to capture the fugitives and rescue a woman who was kidnapped during the escape

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

The Girl in the Garden

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Abandoned in a seaside motel and offered shelter in the home of the manager's friend, a young woman with an infant son is integrated into the lives of long-time locals and starts over amid revelations of loves and crimes from the past.

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

The Wicked City

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A follow-up to A Certain Age traces a scandalous Jazz Age love triangle involving a rugged Prohibition agent, a saucy redheaded flapper and a debonair Princetonian from a wealthy family.

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Revelation

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When a particularly intimidating criminal and his cold-blooded posse escape from prison, Cole and Hitch join their Territorial lawmen team to capture the fugitives and rescue a woman who was kidnapped during the escape. By the best-selling author of Rober...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Humans Bow Down

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The Great War is over. The Robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices--they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created or be banished to the Reserve, a desolate, unforgiving landscape where it's a crime to be human. And t...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Winter of the Gods

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A follow-up to The Immortals finds a disgruntled Selene DiSilva assisting the NYPD when a high-profile murder victim is discovered on Wall Street's Charging Bull statue.

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

I Liked My Life

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A husband and teen daughter are challenged to redefine their understandings of family when a devoted wife and mother commits suicide and begins meddling from beyond the grave.

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

The Prisoner

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Forced to resume an old undercover identity as an al Qaeda jihadi to unmask a CIA mole, John Wells gets close to an ISIS prisoner in a secret Bulgarian prison, where he confronts the profoundly cruel and ambitious plans of increasingly formidable terroris...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Amish Community Cookbook

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Experience real Pennsylvania Dutch cooking for yourself with more than 400 of the best recipes gathered from Amish cooks from across the United States and Canada.

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

A Very Expensive Poison

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Tells the story of the 2006 assassination of Alexander Litvinenko by the rare poison Polonium, how his murder foreshadowed those of other critics of the Russian government, and what they had to do with Russia's actions in Ukraine and Syria.

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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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