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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Volunteer chaplains sought to work with Muscatine Police

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Police Department’s Chaplain Corps is looking for men and women who would like to volunteer as Police Chaplains. The Corps currently has three members, but additions are needed to better serve the depart...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Block of Iowa Avenue to be closed to traffic August 26

West Hill 8th Street KMA underground work 002 August 21, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Iowa Avenue will be closed to traffic from 7th Street through the 8th Street intersection starting Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, according to project managers for the City of Muscatine. Iowa Avenue has been closed from the #7 Alley th...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Traffic lights being used on South Houser; Houser Hill opens Friday

Temporary Traffic Signal in use on Houser Street 002 August 22, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – North Houser Street (Houser Hill) from Hershey Avenue to Lucas Street will be open to traffic at 7 a.m. Friday (Aug. 23) morning according to City of Muscatine project managers. Heuer Construction was wrapping up 2019-2020 Full...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Sports, games, and fun for toddlers and their parents

Sport Starters 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa –Sport Starters is an introductory sports program for two- and three-year-old children with their parents. Registration is now underway for this innovative program sponsored by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department.

Partici...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Last days for fun in the sun at Muscatine Aquatic Center

Aquatic Center 02 (2) (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Another fun and safe summer is wrapping up and the new school year is just around the corner. The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is adjusting the operating hours for the Muscatine Aquatic Center at Weed Park through t...

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Posted on: August 17, 2019

UPDATED: Block of Musser to be closed August 21 for one week

Traffic Alert

UPDATED STORY:

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A one block stretch of Musser Street, between Grandview Avenue and Wisconsin Street, will be closed for one week starting Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will be conducting a water line valve r...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

City 2019-2020 deer hunt, qualifying shoot scheduled

Deer-Seson

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The 2019-2020 deer bow hunting season within the limits of the City of Muscatine will be held Sept. 14, 2019 through Jan. 10, 2020. The hunting season was approved by the Muscatine City Council at its Aug. 15, 2019, meeting.

The City of M...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Sycamore Street to reopen for through traffic

West Hill Phase 4B 001 August 16, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Sycamore Street will be reopened to through traffic beginning this weekend according to City of Muscatine project managers. KE Flatwork,Inc., has completed work in the Sycamore and East 8th Street intersection and will be moving the barr...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Plenty of mulch available at Compost Site - for FREE

Free Mulch at Muscatine Compost Site 081219 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Compost Site at the Muscatine Transfer Station accumulated several mounds of tree, branch, and yard waste since last fall with that waste has now been grinded down to useful compost. This material is perfect for residents of the City...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Shop with a Cop receives donation from Rockin' on Sycamore

Shop with a Cop donation 005 August 14, 2019 (JPG)

The Shop with a Cop program sponsored by the Muscatine Police Officers Association received a financial boost Wednesday (August 14) with the presentation of a $15,250 check from the Second Annual “Rockin’ on Sycamore” event held in July. Dr. Brad Bark and...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Police seek public assistance in accident investigation

Police Investigation

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Police Department and the Iowa State Patrol is seeking the public’s help with the investigation of an accident early Monday (Aug. 12) morning south of Muscatine.

At approximately 4:50 a.m., Monday, Aug. 1...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Emergency Management director earns certificate

Brian Wright receives EMPD Certificate August 8, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine County Emergency Management Director Brian Wright has successfully completed the Iowa Emergency Management Association course on Emergency Management Program Development (EMPD). The course provides a comprehensive ove...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Houser Hill tiling passes first test as work continues

 Full Depth Patch Houser Hill work August 9, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Full depth patching has been completed in the southbound lane of North Houser Street with primary contractor Heuer Construction now concentrating on the northbound lane. The closure of North Houser Street (Houser Hill) from Lucas to Hers...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Water and gas are not mixing in gas dock tanks

Muscatine Harbor and Marina Gas Dock May 25, 2018 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – An inspection of the gas and diesel storage tanks at the City of Muscatine boat harbor and marina, and a test of the gas and diesel being dispensed confirmed that water was not being dispensed with the gas and diesel. The test was perfor...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Skinny's Barbeque, Thompson Trucking receive SBFL funds

SBFL Skinny's Barbeque large check presentation August 6, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Two local businesses, one currently open and one just weeks away from opening, will have their renovation efforts assisted with a $25,000 Small Business Forgivable Loan (SBFL) provided through the City of Muscatine Department of Communit...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Houser Hill work continues but still lots to do

North Houser Street Tiling 001 August 2, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The closure of North Houser Street (Lucas to Hershey) is wrapping up its second week, and City of Muscatine project managers remain optimistic that the area known as Houser Hill will be reopened before the start of school.

Work in the Wes...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Volunteer chaplains sought to work with Muscatine Police

Police Chaplain (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Police Department’s Chaplain Corps is looking for men and women who would like to volunteer as Police Chaplains. The Corps currently has three members, but additions are needed to better serve the depart...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Block of Iowa Avenue to be closed to traffic August 26

West Hill 8th Street KMA underground work 002 August 21, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Iowa Avenue will be closed to traffic from 7th Street through the 8th Street intersection starting Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, according to project managers for the City of Muscatine. Iowa Avenue has been closed from the #7 Alley through the ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Traffic lights being used on South Houser; Houser Hill opens Friday

Temporary Traffic Signal in use on Houser Street 002 August 22, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – North Houser Street (Houser Hill) from Hershey Avenue to Lucas Street will be open to traffic at 7 a.m. Friday (Aug. 23) morning according to City of Muscatine project managers. Heuer Construction was wrapping up 2019-2020 Full...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Last days for fun in the sun at Muscatine Aquatic Center

Aquatic Center 02 (2) (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Another fun and safe summer is wrapping up and the new school year is just around the corner. The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is adjusting the operating hours for the Muscatine Aquatic Center at Weed Park through t...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 17, 2019

UPDATED: Block of Musser to be closed August 21 for one week

Traffic Alert

UPDATED STORY:

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A one block stretch of Musser Street, between Grandview Avenue and Wisconsin Street, will be closed for one week starting Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will be conducting a water line valve r...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

City 2019-2020 deer hunt, qualifying shoot scheduled

Deer-Seson

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The 2019-2020 deer bow hunting season within the limits of the City of Muscatine will be held Sept. 14, 2019 through Jan. 10, 2020. The hunting season was approved by the Muscatine City Council at its Aug. 15, 2019, meeting.

The City of M...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Sycamore Street to reopen for through traffic

West Hill Phase 4B 001 August 16, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Sycamore Street will be reopened to through traffic beginning this weekend according to City of Muscatine project managers. KE Flatwork,Inc., has completed work in the Sycamore and East 8th Street intersection and will be movin...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Plenty of mulch available at Compost Site - for FREE

Free Mulch at Muscatine Compost Site 081219 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Compost Site at the Muscatine Transfer Station accumulated several mounds of tree, branch, and yard waste since last fall with that waste has now been grinded down to useful compost. This material is perfect for residents of the City...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Shop with a Cop receives donation from Rockin' on Sycamore

Shop with a Cop donation 005 August 14, 2019 (JPG)

The Shop with a Cop program sponsored by the Muscatine Police Officers Association received a financial boost Wednesday (August 14) with the presentation of a $15,250 check from the Second Annual “Rockin’ on Sycamore” event held in July. Dr. Brad Bark and...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Police seek public assistance in accident investigation

Police Investigation

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Police Department and the Iowa State Patrol is seeking the public’s help with the investigation of an accident early Monday (Aug. 12) morning south of Muscatine.

At approximately 4:50 a.m., Monday, Aug. 1...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Emergency Management director earns certificate

Brian Wright receives EMPD Certificate August 8, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine County Emergency Management Director Brian Wright has successfully completed the Iowa Emergency Management Association course on Emergency Management Program Development (EMPD). The course provides a comprehensive ove...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Houser Hill tiling passes first test as work continues

 Full Depth Patch Houser Hill work August 9, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Full depth patching has been completed in the southbound lane of North Houser Street with primary contractor Heuer Construction now concentrating on the northbound lane. The closure of North Houser Street (Houser Hill) from Luc...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Water and gas are not mixing in gas dock tanks

Muscatine Harbor and Marina Gas Dock May 25, 2018 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – An inspection of the gas and diesel storage tanks at the City of Muscatine boat harbor and marina, and a test of the gas and diesel being dispensed confirmed that water was not being dispensed with the gas and diesel. The test ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Skinny's Barbeque, Thompson Trucking receive SBFL funds

SBFL Skinny's Barbeque large check presentation August 6, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Two local businesses, one currently open and one just weeks away from opening, will have their renovation efforts assisted with a $25,000 Small Business Forgivable Loan (SBFL) provided through the City of Muscatine Department o...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Houser Hill work continues but still lots to do

North Houser Street Tiling 001 August 2, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The closure of North Houser Street (Lucas to Hershey) is wrapping up its second week, and City of Muscatine project managers remain optimistic that the area known as Houser Hill will be reopened before the start of school.

Work ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Officials

Muscatine News

The City of Muscatine is governed by a mayor and 7 City Council members. The mayor serves for a 2-year term and is elected at large by the citizens of Muscatine.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Parks & Recreation

Santa at the pool

The facilities within the Muscatine Parks and Recreation system host a multitude of events throughout the year. This schedule does change quite frequently as events are added, deleted and/or edited. Please check back often for updates!

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Community Development

Muscatine News

The Community Development Department is responsible for a variety of planning and environmental functions that include administering several items.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Services

Flowers in front of a wooden sign

Find out what services the City of Muscatine offers to its residents.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Transparency

Muscatine News

The City of Muscatine is committed to providing residents with an open and transparent government which serves the best interest of the community. As such, the City is using this webpage to provide easier access to information you need.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

About Muscatine

Santa at the pool

Find out more about the demographics, history, and profile of Muscatine.

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News Flash

Posted on: August 21, 2019

Sports, games, and fun for toddlers and their parents

Sport Starters 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa –Sport Starters is an introductory sports program for two- and three-year-old children with their parents. Registration is now underway for this innovative program sponsored by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Departme...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Last days for fun in the sun at Muscatine Aquatic Center

Aquatic Center 02 (2) (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Another fun and safe summer is wrapping up and the new school year is just around the corner. The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is adjusting the operating hours for the Muscatine Aquatic Center at Weed Park...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 16, 2019

City 2019-2020 deer hunt, qualifying shoot scheduled

Deer-Seson

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The 2019-2020 deer bow hunting season within the limits of the City of Muscatine will be held Sept. 14, 2019 through Jan. 10, 2020. The hunting season was approved by the Muscatine City Council at its Aug. 15, 2019, meeting.

The...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: August 23, 2019

Volunteer chaplains sought to work with Muscatine Police

Police Chaplain (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Police Department’s Chaplain Corps is looking for men and women who would like to volunteer as Police Chaplains. The Corps currently has three members, but additions are needed to better serve the depart...

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Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Early morning house fire claims two lives Wednesday (Aug. 14)

fire

MUSCATINE, Iowa – An early morning fire claimed the lives of two individuals Wednesday (August 14) according to the Fruitland Fire Department. The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 911 call at 6:59 a.m., Wednesday, of smo...

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Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Shop with a Cop receives donation from Rockin' on Sycamore

Shop with a Cop donation 005 August 14, 2019 (JPG)

The Shop with a Cop program sponsored by the Muscatine Police Officers Association received a financial boost Wednesday (August 14) with the presentation of a $15,250 check from the Second Annual “Rockin’ on Sycamore” event held in July. Dr. Brad Bark and...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Police seek public assistance in accident investigation

Police Investigation

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Police Department and the Iowa State Patrol is seeking the public’s help with the investigation of an accident early Monday (Aug. 12) morning south of Muscatine.

At approximately 4:50 a.m., Monday, Aug. 1...

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Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News