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  1. Mt. Pleasant Easter Eggstravagana a " Mar. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    MT. PLEASANT, Iowa - Easter Eggstravaganza will be held March 28, 2015 at Central Park in Mt. Pleasant at 11:00 a.m. Presented by Main Street Mount Pleasant and Park and Rec Over 700 children are expected.

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  2. Changing and challengingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Hawk Eye

    ... women's basketball game against Spalding University during Tiger Spirit Night Jan. 29 in IWC's Ruble Arena in Mount Pleasant. John Lovretta/The Hawk Eye People file into the Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium for a ceremony Aug. 28, 2014, to ...

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  3. Benjamin MooreRead the original story

    Sunday | Hawk Eye

    ... bscribers have full access online and to our digital (PDF) version of the paper. Benjamin "Ben" Moore, 58, of Mount Pleasant, died unexpectedly Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at Henry County Health Center's emergency room. Bo ...

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  4. MP fire destroys machine shedRead the original story

    Sunday | Hawk Eye

    ... if possible. Reminder: Subscribers have full access online and to our digital (PDF) version of the paper. MOUNT PLEASANT- A machine shed in rural Mount Pleasant was destroyed by fire early Friday morning. New London firefighters were the first t ...

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  5. IWC names a new head of academicsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Hawk Eye

    ... w if possible. Reminder: Subscribers have full access online and to our digital (PDF) version of the paper. MOUNT PLEASANT - Iowa Wesleyan College has hired DeWayne Frazier as its new chief academic officer. Frazier comes from Campbellsville Univ ...

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  6. Group looks to block St. Johns senior housing projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Lansing State Journal

    ... that they are also against the proposal." The city plans to sell the property to developer Phil Seybert of Mount Pleasant for $100,000. A Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) ordinance was approved by the city commission on Feb. 9. Under this agreement, ...

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  7. lee county sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Funding for two mental health institutes in Mount Pleasant and Clarinda, Iowa is set to run out by the end of June. That has local law enforcement worried about an influx of inmates who really don't belong in jail, but have mental illnesses and need treatment.

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  8. Yamaha Announces 2015 ATV Race TeamRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | PRWeb

    Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. , has announced its 2015 ATV race teams featuring reigning champions and contenders riding the 2015 Yamaha YFZ450R in both the national MX and cross country series. Leading the MX teams for Yamaha in 2015 is three-time AMA Pro ATV champ Chad Wienen on his Wienen Motorsports/SSI YFZ450R.

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  9. Suicide attempt reveals safety gaps at MP mental hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Hawk Eye

    A state-run mental hospital in Iowa fired three workers because administrators said they didn't act quickly enough when the ... Associated Press The Mental Health Institute in Mount Pleasant, shown above, fired three workers because administrators said they didn't act quickly enough when they noticed a patient trying to hang himself, according to administrators.

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  10. Suicide attempt reveals safety gaps at Iowa mental hospitalRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A mental hospital that Gov. Terry Branstad wants to close has fired three workers and made changes after a patient's attempted suicide revealed major safety gaps. Administrators at the Mental Health Institute in Mount Pleasant say three workers walked past a psychiatric patient who'd tied a bedsheet around his neck to a bathroom doorknob Oct. 19. They say all three should have stopped immediately to help the patient, who had a history of assaulting employees.

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  11. Dean StaffordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Hawk Eye

    Glen Dean Stafford, 77, of Mount Pleasant died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

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  12. Mentally ill wait as hospitals struggle to find available bedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | KCRG

    ... without costly adaptations. Last month, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad proposed closing mental health institutes in Mount Pleasant and Clarinda to save $15.5 million next year. Human Services Director Charles Palmer said patients with more severe needs ...

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  13. Paul FordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Hawk Eye

    Paul Iliff Ford, 78, of Mount Pleasant died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

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  14. State Representatives are pushing to keep mental health institute openRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Home

    Students from Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant took their 7-thousand person petition to the governor's office in protest of the proposed closure. State Representative Dave Heaton says he has had meeting with the governor about keeping the facility open and says he hasn't heard any no's.

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  15. Fire destroys rural Mount Pleasant homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Hawk Eye

    Steve Hobson and Shea Noe lost their home and everything in it Saturday morning, but they were able to walk away with the o ... John Lovretta/The Hawk Eye Mount Pleasant firefighters, assisted by a team from New London, battled a fire at a rural Mount Pleasant home Saturday. Steve Hobson and Shea Noe's residence caught fire about 10:30 a.m., and it took firefighters more than an hour to knock down the blaze.

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  16. Xavier shuts down Mount PleasantRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Hawk Eye

    Seniors Kelsi Phipps and Hannah Becker led the Mount Pleasant High School girls basketball team in scoring this season, with 15.7 and 9.8 po ...

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  17. Paul FordRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Hawk Eye

    Paul Ford, 78, of Mount Pleasant, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

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  18. James E. "Chuck" DavisRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Funeral services for James E. "Chuck" Davis, age 93 of Mount Pleasant, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 at the Bates-Cooper-Sloan Chapel.

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  19. A Shift in Culture : Students react to men's hoops successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Central Michigan Life

    ... that next level and pushing and driving for it." This men's basketball team's performance has transformed Mount Pleasant into a town that pays attention to what is happening on the hardwood. "It's exciting to see that more people have pride," said ...

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  20. 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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