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  1. Henry County Fair begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Adam Cart, an inmate at the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility, carries a table into an exhibit building while helping set up for the Henry County Fair Tuesday in Mount Pleasant. Pete Yocum of Salem spreads mulch in the cattle barn while helping set up for the Henry County Fair Tuesday in Mount Pleasant.

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  2. MP prison employee files lawsuit alleging wrongful termination, retaliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Ray Bolander is shown May 8 in Mount Pleasant during a break from work at Sunnyside Assisted Living. Previously employed for nearly two decades at Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility, Bolander filed a lawsuit in February alleging he was wrongfully terminated and retaliated against for reporting incidents of illegal behavior at the prison.

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  3. Man charged with killing Julian "JD" MenkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... Edward Tapscott, 25, 1717 Gnahn St., Burlington, was served the murder warrant at the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility, where he is serving a two-year sentence for aggravated assault after pleading guilty to striking a woman with a claw hammer ...

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  4. Authorities Find Murder Suspect Already Serving Prison TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WHO-TV

    On Wednesday 25 year old Layton Tapscott was charged with First Degree Murder while already serving a sentence at the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility. Tapscott is now accused of the murder of Julian Menke in Burlington on October 7th.

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  5. Iowa prison inmate charged in October homicide in BurlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... police in a Burlington home. Tapscott is currently serving a two-year sentence at the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility for hitting a Burlington woman in her home with the claw end of a hammer two days after Menke was found dead. A police ...

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  6. Burlington man charged with first-degree murder in killing of Julian MenkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... 25, 1717 Gnahn St. in Burlington, was served the first-degree murder warrant at the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility, where he is serving a two-year sentence for aggravated assault after pleading guilty to striking a woman with a claw hammer. ...

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  7. Henry and Des Moines County holding emergency drills soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... During the day Friday, they'll perform a simulation of an escaped prisoner from the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility. The escapee will hold up in a mock home and take fake hostages. Law enforcement will have to handle the situation and talk the ...

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  8. Inmates look for employment at job fair prior to their releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Christopher Kackley, left, and Steven Goff, right, meet with Sally Johnson, president of Batey LTD, a Mount Pleasant grade-lumber sawmill, and Cheryl Bloom, from the company's human resources department, during the first Returning Citizens Job Fair Thursday at the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility. More than 50 inmates from the Mount Pleasant facility and several from the Anamosa and Newton correctional facilities met with a variety of prospective employers.

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  9. Gary Pettit v. Iowa Department of CorrectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... the classification decision, concluding Pettit is required to complete the SOTP at the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility. Pettit appealed the ALJ's decision to the warden by completing the SOTP appeal form. See Iowa Code A 903A.3(2) ("The orders ...

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  10. Iowa House, Senate pass collective bargaining bills following days of heated debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... also would have to be re-certified before the start of every contract negotiation. The Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility in Heaton's southeastern district experienced layoffs last week, with nine staff positions eliminated from a facility many ...

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  11. Medium security unit at Fort Madison prison closes due to budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... fired at the Iowa State Penitentiary and nine staff positions were eliminated at the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility. Director Jerry Bartruff released a statement Wednesday outlining the budget adjustments, which also affected units in Harper's ...

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  12. ISP warden retires due to illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... She remained there until 1997, when she started as treatment services director at the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility. In 2001, Wachtendorf was appointed security director at Mitchellville. She became deputy warden in July 2006 and, in 2013, ...

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