24, Mar 2015 - Jefferson, IA Prisoner at Ft. Madison dies
Robert Ray Padget, an inmate assigned to the Iowa State Penitentiary Hospice Care Unit, died March 17, 2015 at approximately 11:55 P.M. Padget died of natural causes from dementia. Padget was 79 years old and serving a life sentence for Kidnapping First Degree from Jefferson County. This sentence began on December 14, 1979.
05, Apr 2014 - Jefferson, IA APNewsBreak: Iowa expands its 'do not rehire' list
Iowa continues to maintain an internal "do not rehire" list of fired employees who are barred from returning to state employment, even though judges have raised questions about its legality, ...
04, Apr 2014 - Jefferson, IA Metro briefs
A man found guilty of third-degree sexual abuse is suing the state of Iowa to overturn his conviction, according to court documents. Evan Pfeifer, 21, was accused of raping a woman on the Pentacrest in 2010. He was found guilty in 2012 and sentenced to 10 years in prison.