Archive for June, 2011

  • Unemployment Rates Going Down
    June 21, 2011

    More people were employed in Henry County in May than in April. The recently released monthly labor force data shows Henry County’s unemployment rate at 7 % down from 8% […]

  • Obituaries
    June 21, 2011

    Rev. Glen Richard, 94, of Mt. Pleasant passed away at 2:05 p.m. on Monday, June 20, 2011, at SunnyBrook of Ashford Park in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be held […]

  • Flags At Half Staff Tuesday
    June 21, 2011

    Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in honor of Staff Sgt. Marvin J. […]

  • Sports Tuesday June 21, 2011
    June 21, 2011

    Girl’s regional softball pairings have been released by the IGHSAU. Mt. Pleasant will open 3-A tournament play at Fairfield against the Trojans Saturday July 9th at 7 p.m. The winner […]

  • Southeast Iowa Airports Receive Federal Dollars
    June 21, 2011

    Five airports in the Second District will receive a total of $1,826,078 to make improvements. These funds come from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) grant program. Details of the […]

  • Weekly Crop & Weather Report
    June 21, 2011

    Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April […]

  • Two Vehicle Accident
    June 21, 2011

    Monday afternoon just after 3 pm, Mt. Pleasant Police responded to a two vehicle accident on North Iris Street near D&D Auto. A car driven by Maria Ayala of Ainsworth […]

  • Police Chase
    June 21, 2011

    Early Monday morning Mt. Pleasant Police were involved in a short pursuit that ended on Race Street. And ended in the arrest of Benjamin Ponds of Mt. Pleasant. Ponds was […]

  • Police Looking for Information
    June 21, 2011

    The Mt. Pleasant Police are seeking information regarding a hit and run that occured Sunday at about 12:42 pm at the railroad crossing on Iris Road. A silver Chrysler Sebring […]

  • Area Airports Receive Federal Dollars
    June 20, 2011

    Congressman Dave Loebsack today announced that five airports in the Second District will receive a total of $1,826,078 to make improvements. These funds come from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s […]