Fort Madison News

Veterans Behind Bars donates to area Christmas charity

November 15, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON  –The Vets Behind Bars incarcerated individual organization at Iowa State Penitentiary has been around since 2005. The group strives to serve as support system for incarcerated veterans and to give back [Read More…]

Lee County News

State gets grant to help released offenders get jobs

October 6, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES –The United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Planning (US DOJ OJP) recently gave notice to the Iowa Department of Corrections (DOC) and Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) that the State has been [Read More…]

Fort Madison News

Offenders chip in with community dinner

November 21, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – As volunteers from all over Fort Madison start getting ready for the Community Thanksgiving Dinner so are the offenders at Iowa State Penitentiary. For over five years, the offenders have [Read More…]