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  1. Union leader says layoffs planned at Iowa mental hospitalsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A union official says layoffs will begin in March at mental hospitals in Mount Pleasant and Clarinda despite efforts by some legislators to keep the centers open. Danny Homan, the president of Iowa's largest state employees union, told The Des Moines Register on Thursday that an administrator informed employees at the Mount Pleasant hospital that the first round of layoff notices will be distributed Monday and that those layoffs would take effect March 30. Homan says an administrator says layoffs would begin April 20 in Clarinda.

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  2. Iowa nursing students protest mental health facility closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    A group of nursing students from a private college in southeast Iowa are protesting the closing of a state mental health facility in Mount Pleasant. Students from Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant visited with lawmakers Wednesday at the Capitol.

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  3. At the governor's doorstepRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Hawk Eye

    Nursing students from southeast Iowa protesting the closing of a state mental health facility in Mount Pleasant took their comp ... Josh Newell/The Hawk Eye Iowa Wesleyan College Junior Keegan Wells takes in the sights Wednesday at the Capitol building before presenting Gov. Terry Branstad's office with a petition to keep the Mount Pleasant Mental Health Institute open. Josh Newell/The Hawk Eye Iowa Wesleyan College Associate Professor Lisa Kongable, right, IWC junior Kaitlyn Dirth and Sen. Rich Taylor, D-Mount Pleasant, along with other students, present a petition to keep the Mount Pleasant Mental Health Institute open at the office of Gov. Terry Branstad Wednesday at the Iowa State Capitol.

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  4. Martha Van WinkleRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Hawk Eye

    Martha Jane Van Winkle, 85, of Mount Pleasant died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at New London Nursing and Rehab Center.

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  5. Leo PrestonRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Hawk Eye

    Leo Dean Preston, 75, of Mount Pleasant died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at his home.

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  6. Oskaloosa Wrestlers Shine in Districts sends 5 to State TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Osky News

    If you wrestle in the state of Iowa, one of your goals and dreams is to make it to the coveted Iowa State Tournament. For 5 Oskaloosa wrestlers, that goal and dream was accomplished this last Saturday in Mount Pleasant.

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  7. Iowa making plans to close 2 of its 4 mental institutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | KCRG

    Closing some of Iowa's four state mental hospitals might be needed, but people who work in the field warn that any changes should be made carefully. Gov. Terry Branstad said last month he plans to close state mental institutions at Clarinda and Mount Pleasant and move any remaining patients to the other two state institutions this summer.

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  8. Is he listening?Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | Hawk Eye

    No one supports the governor's decision to shutter two southern Iowa mental health centers, but he doesn't seem to care. We've bemoaned the decision by Gov. Terry Branstad to shutter the mental health facilities in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant.

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  9. Carol Blethen of Dover-Foxcroft receives PCE Grant from PEO SisterhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Bangor Daily News

    ... funds and financial need. The P.E.O. Sisterhood, founded January 21, 1869, at Iowa Wesleyan College, Mount Pleasant, IA, is a philanthropic and educational organization interested in brining women increased opportunities for higher education. There ...

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  10. Police log - Feb. 12. 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Washington Evening Journal

    An arrest is merely an accusation. All suspects should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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  11. MHI closures raise concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Hawk Eye

    ... ign to bring awareness to mental health issues and where you can sign the petition to stop the closure of the Mount Pleasant and Clarinda mental health institutes.

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  12. SEISO winter concert series starts SaturdayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Hawk Eye

    Call circulation at 319-754-8462 to subscribe or for changes to your subscription. Our Self Service Module is being upgraded. The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra will perform its winter concert series Saturday and Sunday in Burlington, Mount Pleasant and Ottumwa. ...

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  13. 180 jobs coming to Mt. PleasantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Ceramic tile manufacturer UST Inc. received final site plan approval for its first North American facility that is estimated to bring 180 jobs. The site plan was approved this week by the planning commission, although there was some confusion about who actually is on the board. 1 comment

  14. Washington County is RUSS-freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... of RUSS, see you on Wednesday," Hudson concluded. The February RUSS board was held Wednesday afternoon in Mount Pleasant. Seward indicated Monday afternoon during a budget work session that he would attend the Feb. 11 RUSS board meeting. The only ...

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  15. Forum speakers denounce closures of MHIsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Washington Evening Journal

    Iowa needs more - not fewer - facilities and programs to treat mental illness. That was the most emphatic message delivered by close to 200 residents from across Iowa attending a forum Feb. 7 at the Community Center auditorium.

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  16. Iowa corrections chief: Some workers will stay at facilitiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The newly appointed acting chief of Iowa's corrections system says the department will keep employing some workers at state mental health institutions in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant that have been ordered to close. Jerry Bartruff, who recently took over corrections, told a legislative panel Tuesday that about $2 million will be transferred from the state Department of Health and Human Services to corrections to continue administrative staffing and other jobs that had been shared between the agencies at both facilities.

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  17. Orchestra presents winter concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Robert McConnell, will continue its 64th season with a winter concert series with a guest appearance by one of the world's finest pianists, Spencer Myer and by two of SEISO's Young Artists: clarinetist Anne Buckwalter and violinist Ellen Willhoit. The first concert will be 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Capitol Theater in Burlington.

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  18. M. Maxine VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... members include her daughter: Shelley Shelangoski of Fairfield; 2 grandchildren: Mike and Kim Shelangoski of Mount Pleasant, Iowa; Lora and Troy Tabbert of Manly, Iowa; 4 great grandchildren: Abigail and Nicholas Shelangoski, Kade and Talan Tabbert. ...

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  19. Mount Pleasant vet recalls the work of the a Devila s BrigadeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Post and Courier

    William Story, 93, has a vivid memory from World War II that few others share, such as the December 1943 battle when his unit attacked Monte la Difensa, an Italian mountaintop fortress about 10 miles from Cassino. Story's unit - the newly created First Special Service Force - managed to succeed, and their exploits were made into a movie in 1968, a movie named after the unit's nickname, “The Devil's Brigade.” “That was really why we were formed - to fight the Germans on la Difensa,” Story of Mount Pleasant said.

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  20. Milton NiggemeyerRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Hawk Eye

    Milton Norman Niggemeyer, 74, of rural New London died at 6:38 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at Henry County Health Center in Mount Pleasant.

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