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  • Leo Preston
    February 19, 2015

    Leo Dean Preston, 75, of Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Elliott Chapel, […]

  • Weather Related Announcements
    February 2, 2015

    New London’s garbage collection will be delayed until Wednesday because of the weather. Mt. Pleasant Middle School and High School Athletic events are called off for tonight. New London athletic […]

  • MPCHS Bag Restriction Thursday & Friday
    January 28, 2015

    Thursday and Friday this week, students at Mt. Pleasant Community High School will not be allowed to bring backpacks, bags or purses into the building at any time.  This comes […]

  • Jewell “Bud” Jury
    January 28, 2015

    Jewell E. “Bud” Jury, 85, of rural Farmington, Iowa, passed away at 9:02 a.m. Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at his home in rural Farmington. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. […]

  • Elizabeth Ackerson
    January 22, 2015

    Elizabeth Ann Horsey Ackerson, 44, of rural Farmington, Iowa, passed away at 5:42 p.m. Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City. Friends […]

  • Karyl Chambers
    January 22, 2015

    Karyl K. Chambers, 77, of Keosauqua died at 3:12 P.M. Wednesday January 21, 2015 at Good Samaritan Society- Van Buren, Keosauqua.  She was born January 21, 1938 to Clare T. […]

  • Gary Lovik
    January 22, 2015

    Gary T. Lovik, 54, of Mt. Pleasant, IA, died Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at his home following a brief illness. Visitation will be held from 12 noon until 6:00 p.m., […]

  • January is National Radon Action Month
    January 18, 2015

    It’s invisible….you can’t smell it….or taste it. And there’s a good chance that your home has high levels of it. January is National Radon Action Month. The EPA is urging […]

  • Lee Co. Youth Fundraising Pays Off
    January 17, 2015

    Lee County youth have raised over $2000 for charity. The Busy Bee 4-H Club, Lucky Clovers 4-H Club and confirmation students of St. James of St. Paul, St. John’s of […]

  • Iris Street Now Open….Until Spring
    January 16, 2015

    Here’s an update that a lot of people have been waiting to hear: the railroad crossing on Iris Street has been opened using cold mix asphalt between the tracks. Hot […]