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Simpson golf stays hot, winning home Indianola Invite

by Brock Borgeson

September 25

Filed under Indianola News, Sports

INDIANOLA, Iowa – After finishing 2nd last weekend in the Dubuque Invitational, Simpson men’s golf continued their winning ways, taking 1st in a field of eight teams at the Simpson Invitational Wednesday.Trent Lindenman lead ...

Indianola priest on leave after allegations of sexual abuse

by Kate Hayden

June 30

Filed under Indianola News, News

Father Howard Fitzgerald of the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish was placed on indefinite administrative leave after allegations of a ‘decades-old’ incident of sexual abuse were found credible.The Des Moines diocesan Allegation Review Co...

Former Sen. Alan Simpson: “There’s no trust in Congress”

by Kate Hayden

April 2

Filed under Campus News, Indianola News, News

Former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson has been called many things. The Washington Post's Aaron Blake referred to him as 'the greatest quote machine in politics'. Simpson recalled during Thursday's lecture being called "a baby-killing que...

Indianola Election Results

November 6

Filed under Indianola News, News

Candidate Kelly Shaw was elected the next mayor of Indianola in Tuesday’s elections, defeating Jill Johnson.As the final numbers were counted on Tuesday evening, Shaw prevailed with a 280 vote victory over Johnson.“I feel humbled t...

Indianola sells C Street to Simpson

by Ben Rodgers

September 17

Filed under Campus News, Indianola News, News

In their last meeting, the Indianola City Council passed a resolution to sell a portion of North C Street to Simpson College in a 3-2 vote with one abstention. In the purchase agreement, the city of Indianola will sell the s...

Indianola residents can now experience extended public transit hours

by Steffi Lee

February 11

Filed under Indianola News, News

Indianola now has extended hours of service from the HIRTA Public Transit. The Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency, or HIRTA, provides door-to-door public transportation to seven Iowa counties: Jasper, Madison, Story, Warren, Boo...