Ryanne Wood

There is now a trained professional working inside the Lee and Des Moines County jails to help inmates avoid repeat trips to jail.

Curtis Bisbee / Tri States Public Radio

Des Moines County is trying to provide additional services for people with mental health or other developmental disabilities.

Two southeast Iowa counties are trying to insure that inmates receive the proper services while incarcerated.

Residents who live along a gravel road in Lee County are again calling for the Board of Supervisors to improve it.

There could soon be a mental health care network operating in the southeast corner of Iowa.

An effort to keep individuals with mental health issues out of the Lee County Jail is proceeding.

Six counties in southeast Iowa are waiting on the state to sign off on their plan to work together on mental health care services.

Lee County residents could soon be able to take advantage of a countywide public transit system.