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US Reverses Stance on Private Prisons

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has stated his support for the federal government’s use of private prisons, overriding a previous Obama-era memo meant to phase out their use. 

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Mount Pleasant has won the Class 3A district title after downing Fort Madison 62-51. New London is heading to the class 1A substate final after downing Danville 64-59. They’ll play Lisbon for

Sports for 2-23

The Western Illinois women have clinched first in their Summit League Conference with a 77-51 win over Fort Wayne last night. They play South Dakota Wednesday.

The Iowa women fell on the

Sports for 2-21

The Notre Dame Nike girls are heading back to the Class 1A state championship for the fifth straight year in a row after downing Easton Valley 49-42 on the road in Muscatine to claim the regional


Obituaries Friday February 24th

Marguarite “Ellen” Tucker, 81, of Mt. Pleasant and formerly Danville, died Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at her home.

A private graveside service will be held at Pleasant

Obituaries Thursday February 23rd

Richard R. Lehnert, age 89, of Mediapolis, died Tuesday evening, February 21, 2017, at his home.  He was born in Oakville, the son of Anna Bratton, on March 20, 1927.  Richard