Warren County Courthouse

Bids Accepted for New Warren County Courthouse, Work to Begin Soon

INDIANOLA, Iowa — After years of negotiation and debate, work on a new Warren County courthouse and jail will start this spring. The Warren County Board of Supervisors signed off on the project Thursday morning. The county demolished the existing courthouse in Indianola last summer but was forced to delay work on a new building […]

Warren County Supervisors Meeting to Discuss Latest Bids for Justice Center

INDIANOLA, Iowa – Tuesday afternoon, the Warren County Board of Supervisors will take a look at bids for a new justice center. Warren County has been without a jail since last summer when the state forced the county to tear it down due to poor conditions. Voters have approved a nearly $30 million bond to […]

Warren County Asking Voters for $3.5 Million More to Build Justice Center

WARREN COUNTY, Iowa — Voters in Warren County are being asked to approve more funds for a new courthouse and jail. Monday night, the county held a public information meeting to share its updated plans for the Warren County Justice Center. In August of 2018, voters initially approved a $29.9 referendum to pay for the […]

Warren County’s New Justice Center Options for Indianola

INDIANOLA, Iowa — The Warren County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday to talk about the proposed justice center to replace the demolished courthouse, but neither of their options are what voters approved. In August 2018, 70 percent of Warren County voters approved a $29.9 million dollar bond referendum, which paid for the demolition of the […]

Warren County Supervisors Explore Building Courthouse Outside of Town Square

INDIANOLA, Iowa — There’s yet another snag in plans over the Warren County courthouse. County leaders are now saying it may not be rebuilt on Indianola’s town square. Work on the courthouse has been stalled after the bids for the new project came in over budget. Moving the courthouse may be a cheaper option for […]

Warren County Clerk of Court Moving Day

INDIANOLA, Iowa- The Warren County Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to move part of the Warren County Clerk of Court Office to the Warren County Annex, a storefront building on the west side of the square in Indianola. “The only actually took today was to give the clerk of courts office some space in our […]

New Courthouse and Law Enforcement Center Up for Vote in Warren County

INDIANOLA, Iowa  —  Tuesday, residents of Warren County can vote on a 20-year bond referendum for a new law enforcement center and courthouse. But, this isn’t the first time the plan has been up for a vote. Back in 2016 the public voted against the plan to build a new courthouse and law facility center. […]

Voters Approve Bond Referendum for New Warren County Courthouse, Jail

INDIANOLA, Iowa — After rejecting the proposal in 2016, Tuesday voters in Warren County approved a bond referendum to pay for a new courthouse and jail. The measure needed at least 60 percent of the vote to pass and with all precincts reporting, it passed by almost 10-percent. Nearly 70-percent of voters Tuesday were in […]

Warren County Supervisors Select Location for New Courthouse

INDIANOLA, Iowa  —  It has been a saga with seemingly no end in sight, but on Tuesday a solid decision was made in regard to replacing the Warren County jail and courthouse. The problems facing the current building are well documented, with everything from mold to ventilation issues. The Warren County Board of Supervisors has […]