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Forum reveals little difference between candidates

by Kinsey Bak and Zach James

November 2

Filed under Campus News, Indianola News, News

With elections coming next week, Simpson College hosted an Indianola City Council Candidate Forum Tuesday night sponsored by the Culver Public Policy Center. Six candidates are vying for spots on the council and shared their ...

Students’ dollars impact Indianola community

by Grant Rodgers

November 2

Filed under Editorials, Indianola News, Opinion

In the last minute of tonight's Indianola City Council candidate forum, I heard the most interesting comment of the evening. It didn't come from one of the candidates, either. During his closing statement, at large candidate Greg M...

Council candidates sound off

by Sylvia Koss

November 1

Filed under Campus News, Indianola News, News

Eric Mathieu - Ward three candidate What do you bring to the City Council and the City of Indianola? I bring a successful business background, an open mind and a fresh perspective. I've served on both the Park and Rec Commission and the ...

Student voters could affect City Council decision

by Ben Rodgers

October 27

Filed under Campus News, Indianola News, News

Simpson College has plans for C Street and on Nov. 9 students could have an impact by voting in the city council elections. For a while now, Simpson has been talking about purchasing the section of C Street between Girard and Clint...

Town split on the closing of C Street

by Kimberly Kurimski and Sheyenne Manning

October 18

Filed under Campus News, Indianola News, News

Simpson College is looking to buy C Street from the city of Indianola in an attempt to unify the campus. Simpson College President John Byrd said there are three reasons he would like to buy C Street: to create safety for the students...

Dunn Library reveals new catalog

by Erin Gerken & Amanda Hintgen

October 1

Filed under Campus Life, Campus News, Indianola News, News

Simpson College, Yale Law School and the University of Colorado-Boulder can all claim to be among the first users of the new Encore Synergy 4.1 catalog system. Dunn Library recently purchased this new catalog for students that "s...

Palin makes stop in Indianola for Tea Party

by Kate Hayden & Jessalyn Holdcraft

October 1

Filed under Campus Life, Campus News, Indianola News, News, Politics

Tea Party and Sarah Palin supporters braved the rain to attend the Tea Party's Restoring America event. The former Alaskan governor spoke for 40 minutes amid much fanfare and expectations. "I would like to see her run," said Ma...

Loss of Meints shock to campus

by Katie Anthony, editor-in-chief & Courtney Glienke, copy editor

October 1

Filed under Campus Life, Campus News, Indianola News, News

After more than 52 years of teaching at Simpson College, professor of chemistry Dr. Cliff Meints passed away in his home Monday, Sept. 5. He was 81. "Dr. Cliff Meints was a dedicated and beloved faculty member at Simpson Colleg...

Indianola says YES!

by The Simpsonian Staff

March 1

Filed under Indianola News, Uncategorized

The dream of an Indianola Wellness Facility was made a reality Tuesday night, March 1 as residents turned out to the polls to vote – and some were turned away. By 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night the Indianola Auditor's Office unoffici...