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*January 2016 a search warrant was issued by the police into a sex abuse investigation <ref name="J2016">[http://whotv.com/2016/01/28/search-warrants-executed-at-boarding-school-for-sex-abuse-investigation/ Search Warrants Executed at Boarding School for Sex Abuse Investigation], BY KAITLIN MCKINNEY, 13 WHO TV news, January 28 2016<br>[http://khqa.com/news/local/happening-now-2-search-warrants-executed-at-midwest-academy-in-keokuk UPDATED: 2 search warrants executed at Midwest Academy in Keokuk; press conference Friday], by KHQA, January 28 2016</ref>
 
*January 2016 a search warrant was issued by the police into a sex abuse investigation <ref name="J2016">[http://whotv.com/2016/01/28/search-warrants-executed-at-boarding-school-for-sex-abuse-investigation/ Search Warrants Executed at Boarding School for Sex Abuse Investigation], BY KAITLIN MCKINNEY, 13 WHO TV news, January 28 2016<br>[http://khqa.com/news/local/happening-now-2-search-warrants-executed-at-midwest-academy-in-keokuk UPDATED: 2 search warrants executed at Midwest Academy in Keokuk; press conference Friday], by KHQA, January 28 2016</ref>
  
*The program closed 2016. The owner is now on trial for various charges <ref name="dec2017">[http://www.thehawkeye.com/news/20171205/ben-trane-former-midwest-academy-director-testifies Ben Trane, former Midwest Academy director, testifies], By Andy Hoffman, The Hawk Eye, december 6 - 2017]</ref>
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*The program closed 2016. The owner is now on trial for various charges <ref name="dec2017">[http://www.thehawkeye.com/news/20171205/ben-trane-former-midwest-academy-director-testifies Ben Trane, former Midwest Academy director, testifies], By Andy Hoffman, The Hawk Eye, december 6 - 2017</ref>
 
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The facility was placed on 2416, 340th Street, Keokuk, Iowa 52632 <Ref>The facility on Google Maps</Ref>. The former director - Brian Vaifanua - of the now close Paradise Cove has been sighted on the facility and is also reported as the owner <Ref>Area reps hold auditions for upcoming film, by Brennan Umthun/Staff Writer, Daily Democrats, November 8 2007</Ref>. The owners at the closure are mentioned to be Midwest Twister and Prestige Funding <ref name=dec2017/>

It used the WWASP level system. It was placed in a remote area with desert around it. Nearest town is Keokuk and it is placed almost at the end of the runway of Keokuk Municipal Airport.

The also had a smaller department called Midwest Treatment Center. It was located on 2818 Highway 218 in Montrose <ref name=J2016/>.

Program structure

When the facility was opened they made used of the level system used in any facility operating under the WWASP umbrella.

After WWASP was restructured they continued to maintain a very structured environment, but the exact nature of the program is not known as the student manuals were not online.

News

  • October 2008: After several facilities have closed in the recent years, the management had to deny the rumors about a future closure <Ref>Trane says Midwest Academy isn't closing, by By Diane Vance/Gate City Staff Writer, Daily Gate City, November 4 2008</Ref>. According to the management the present number of detainees are about 144.

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