Iowa State Penitentiary http://tristatesradio.com en New Iowa State Pen Could Open in April http://tristatesradio.com/post/new-iowa-state-pen-could-open-april <p>Crews are trying to make up for lost time at the new Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:12:09 +0000 Jason Parrott 49252 at http://tristatesradio.com New Iowa State Pen Could Open in April IA DOC : Prison Staffing Adequate http://tristatesradio.com/post/ia-doc-prison-staffing-adequate <p>The Iowa Department of Corrections is confident that staffing levels will not be an issue at the new Iowa State Penitentiary. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:27:01 +0000 Jason Parrott 43133 at http://tristatesradio.com IA DOC : Prison Staffing Adequate New Iowa State Penitentiary “Opens” http://tristatesradio.com/post/new-iowa-state-penitentiary-opens <p>You could say Wednesday’s “Grand Opening” of the new Iowa State Penitentiary was a once in a lifetime experience. That’s because the current maximum security prison was built nearly 175 years ago, when Iowa was still a territory. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 04:59:59 +0000 Jason Parrott 43027 at http://tristatesradio.com New Iowa State Penitentiary “Opens” Fort Madison Could Acquire Prison http://tristatesradio.com/post/fort-madison-could-acquire-prison <p>A southeast Iowa landmark could soon have a new owner. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:15:26 +0000 Jason Parrott 42762 at http://tristatesradio.com Fort Madison Could Acquire Prison IA Lawmakers Want CCU to Stay Open http://tristatesradio.com/post/ia-lawmakers-want-ccu-stay-open <p>A small group of Iowa legislators are still working to keep one component of the soon-to-be former Iowa State Penitentiary open.<br> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 11:18:32 +0000 Jason Parrott 30470 at http://tristatesradio.com IA Lawmakers Want CCU to Stay Open