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Posted on: February 17, 2019

Public meeting scheduled Feb. 21 for West Hill Phase 4B

8th Street at Cedar before Phase 4B

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A sure sign of spring and the start of the 2019 construction season occurred Thursday morning at Muscatine City Hall during a pre-construction conference for Phase 4B of the West Hill Sewer Separation Project.

City officials wil...

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Posted on: February 16, 2019

LP Tank flaring to be conducted at HON Oak Steel plant

HON Liquid Petroleum Tanks

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Residual vapor from two liquid petroleum (LP) cylinders located just north of the HON Oak Steel plant, 301 Oak Street, Muscatine, will be burned off next week according to Mike Hartman, Muscatine Assistant Fire Chief.

The two ta...

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Three local businesses benefit from SBFL City grants

Small Business Forgivable Loan

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Three Muscatine businesses will benefit from the City of Muscatine Small Business Forgivable Loan Program according to Interim Community Development Director Jodi Royal-Goodwin. Bosch Pest Control and Bridge Side Pub, LLC, were...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Muscatine rental property damaged by fire on Monday

FIre Department Cover

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Quick work by the Muscatine Fire Department extinguished a fire at a local residence late Monday morning with approximately $25,000 in damage sustained to the structure and contents.

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUS...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Muscatine Police officer receives MPD's Life Saving Award

Officer Benjamin Varela receives award from Mayor Diana Broderson

MUSCATINE, Iowa – When Muscatine Police officer Benjamin Varela responded to a call of an unresponsive female in the early afternoon hours of New Year’s Day, he had no idea that he would become a hero to a family he never met before.

Of...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Garmoe assumes role as City Building Division manager

Garmoe, Jason office

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A former Southeastern Iowa resident, who spent over 20 years away from his hometown, is returning to the area that he grew up in to serve as the Building Division Manager for the Community Development Department of the City of ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Watch where you put the snow you are moving

Shoveling Snow

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Contractors or individuals working to clear sidewalks and driveways of snow and ice accumulations are reminded that depositing snow and ice accumulations upon city streets is a violation of City Ordinance 3-1-7 (D) Dumping of S...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

When the snow comes down in Muscatine

Snow Plows (MJ)

When winter weather events (snow and/or ice) come to Muscatine, the City of Muscatine endeavors to maintain adequate traction for vehicles properly equipped for winter driving conditions and safe routes of travel for pedestrians. Snow and ice control is c...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 11, 2019

Muscatine rental property damaged by fire on Monday

FIre Department Cover

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Quick work by the Muscatine Fire Department extinguished a fire at a local residence late Monday morning with approximately $25,000 in damage sustained to the structure and contents.

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MU...

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