The head of the state’s Department of Human Services says he’ll work with local officials…when the Mt. Pleasant Mental Health Institute closes…to find a way to use the complex for something else.
Police arrested a 30-year old Burlington man over the weekend on a laundry list of drug-related charges.
If you think the Mt. Pleasant Mental Health Institute should stay open, you may want to attend a legislative forum tomorrow(Sat.) morning at Iowa Wesleyan College.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Siemens says it has received an order to supply 21 wind turbines to the Alexander wind project 120 miles northwest of Wichita…and the blades will be made at Siemens’ Ft. Madison…
An early-morning fire destroyed a garage and two vehicles yesterday(Thur) at 24-09 Clayton Avenue in Mt. Pleasant.
Local Congressman Dave Loebsack will pay visits today(Fri) to two local fire stations…in West Burlington and Montrose.
Iowa’s top prison official was in the hot seat at the statehouse Thursday, answering questions about the long-delayed opening of the new state prison in Fort Madison.
It’ll take an autopsy to positively identify the remains of a man’s body found yesterday(Thur) in the woods behind Burlington’s HyVee store on Agency Street.
At least one local school district boss is fully in favor of President Obama’s proposal to offer students two years of free community college education.
Governor Terry Branstad says the state will look to other facilities to provide care, if his proposal to close the state-run Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant moves forward.