I have a “sky” app on my ipad and expected it to be Mars, but my app shows Mars just below horizon and closer to East. Oh, I should add that we saw this about 10:15 tonight. Hanging out watching meteor shower, orange object didn’t move much, if at all. I’ve never seen something so orange (or perhaps it is more red).
Not all sky apps get DST right or compute planetary positions accurately. Stellarium at your location shows Mars 17 degrees above the SSE horizon at 22:15 CDT, or 20 degrees above due south at 23:45. Skymaps.com northern edition also shows Mars above the horizon before 10 PM in mid-August. As Mars is unusually close to Earth this summer, it appears brighter than usual--and orange as usual.