By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor
Luster Heights Correctional Facility, located outside Harpers Ferry, has been on the chopping block before.
“This happens every few years in February, at budget time,” noted McGregor City Administrator Lynette Sander.
It’s always managed to stave off closure, though, most recently in 2009 and again in 2013. This time around, however, Luster Heights, which is a minimum-security satellite facility of Anamosa State Penitentiary, won’t be so lucky.