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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Additional parking for sports complex moving ahead

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A long sought after athletic development on the southwest side of Muscatine is ready to take the leap from planning to implementation thanks to private and public commitments. Through the combined efforts of the City of Muscatine, Kent C...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

What to do when the outdoor warning siren sounds

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MUSCATINE Iowa – The outdoor warning sirens were activated in Muscatine County Thursday afternoon after a funnel cloud was spotted near the intersection of Tipton Road and 155th Street by a trained weather observer. Although the funnel cloud did not touch...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

WPCP Director receives WEF award for leadership

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MUSCATINE Iowa – A longtime advocate of sustainability and preservation of the environment was recently honored by the Water Environment Federation (WEF). Jon Koch, director of the Water Pollution Control Plant for the City of Muscatine, was pre...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Time limited for discharge of fireworks in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The time period for the legal discharge of consumer fireworks was shortened by the Muscatine City Council last November as they amended Muscatine City Code that permitted the legal use of consumer fireworks during a one week period in Ju...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Rescheduled Health & Safety Day is Saturday, June 16

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – For the past 27 years the Muscatine County EMS has hosted young and old for a day of fun and learning. The 2018 EMS Saturday was planned for May 12 but weather forced postponement of the event until this Saturday, June 16.

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

BACK ONLINE: University Drive ATE camera resumes operation June 18

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine has used Automated Traffic Enforcement (ATE) cameras at five locations since May 2011 in an effort to deter speeding and red light running. At four of the five permanent locations the cameras were also est...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Major pours completed on Mississippi Drive Monday

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MUSCATINE Iowa – East 2nd Street from Oak Street east to just west of Family Dollar is now closed to traffic as KE Flatwork has started removing pavement. This is the second section of the 2nd Street reconstruction as part of the Mississippi Dri...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Lane restriction on Houser Street after sewer line break

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MUSCATINE Iowa – A force main sewer leak was detected over the weekend and forced the closer of one lane of Houser Street near Dawson Street. Crews from the Department of Public Works (DPW) were on site Monday (June 11) morning to determine the ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Carbon monoxide detectors now required in homes, rental units

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MUSCATINE Iowa – Every home and rental unit must have a carbon monoxide detector installed according to an Iowa law which takes effect on July 1, 2018. The law, signed by Gov. Terry Branstad on April 14, 2015, stipulates that carbon monoxide det...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Musser Street road closure extended through June 19

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MUSCATINE Iowa – Thursday’s rain delayed the pouring of concrete on Musser Street and has also delayed the opening of the street to traffic. According to the contractor, Sulzco, the concrete plant is booked through the weekend and they...

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