Tuesday Jul 8
Iowa State Penitentiary to Open in the Fall
In April, it came to light that the new geothermal heating and cooling system at the Fort Madison facility wasn't working correctly.
Oscar nominee from Oswego sees 'beautiful people' in prisons
Edgar Barens, who grew up in Oswego, was an Oscar nominee for his short documentary "Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall."
System problems still delay Iowa prison opening
Problems with the geothermal heating and cooling system continue to delay the opening of Iowa's $132 million maximum-security prison in Fort Madison.
News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
Officials say an Iowa State Penitentiary employee has been assaulted by a prison inmate.
Staff member assaulted at Iowa State Penitentiary
A staff member was assaulted at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Ft. Madison Monday morning.