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Posted on: January 18, 2021

Seasonal concession opportunities are available

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine and the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department are now soliciting a request for proposal regarding individuals and organizations that are interested in providing concession services at the Muscatine Socc...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Fun Fitness Friday kicks off wellness challenge in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine and nine other local businesses began a wellness challenge Friday (Jan. 15, 2021) and it is not too late for your business to join in the healthy fun.

 

Joining the City of Muscatine at this time are...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Man found deceased under train in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa A 40-year-old man was found dead underneath a train shortly after noon today according to the Muscatine Police Department.

 

Muscatine Police received a report at 12:31 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, of an individual under...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Council to hear three presentations during Thursday's (Jan. 14) virtual meeting

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will hear three presentations at their in-depth meeting Thursday (Jan. 14, 2021) including presentations on Parks & Recreation programs, a unique transportation opportunity, and a review of the cit...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Promotions are announced within Muscatine Police Department

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MUSCATINE, Iowa After 31 years of service to the Muscatine community with the Muscatine Police Department, Assistant Chief Phil Sargent officially retired as a member of the department on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.

 

Muscatine Pol...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Muscatine County Public Health COVID-19 Vaccine Update 01-11-21

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How is the vaccine being distributed right now?

  • According to federal, state and public health guidelines, healthcare workers with the highest risk of exposure and long-term care facilities were identified as the first tier to receive the vaccine.
  • We started...
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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Recycling Collection unfinished Wednesday (January 6)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Route “B” recycling collection was not completed Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, due to mechanical failure with the truck. Only a few streets off of Park Avenue remain and will be collected on Thursday, Ja...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Council to conduct public hearing on vacation of alley right of way

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will conduct a public hearing on vacation of alley right-of-way and swear in four new firefighters when the Council meets in virtual session Thursday (Jan. 7, 2021).

 

The regular meeting of the...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Stanley Consultants honored for work on MORC project

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Iowa awarded Stanley Consultants the Grand Prize in the water and wastewater category and the overall 2020 competition’s Grand Conceptor award for the d...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Great employment opportunities await your application

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The weather outside may be frightful but job opportunities with the City of Muscatine are delightful as the Parks and Recreation Department has opened up the application period for seasonal and full-time positions during 2021.

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Early morning fire is quickly extinguished by Muscatine Fire crews

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – It was a cold start to the morning for members of the Muscatine Fire Department who quickly extinguished a fire in an industrial building today (Jan. 5, 2021).

 

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Long hours for City crews pushing ice and snow from streets, alleys

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Every storm is different and last week’s winter storm was not any different. With over seven inches of snow mixed with sleet, rain, and freezing rain last week’s storm was a difficult one to keep up with.

 

“We were prepa...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Mississippi Drive closed tonight (Jan. 4) for snow removal

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine will close Mississippi Drive to traffic from Linn Street to Mulberry Avenue tonight (Monday, Jan. 4, 2021) for snow removal. The seven-block stretch will be closed starting at 10 p.m. and remained...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

All available city staff at work in snow removal effort

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The first major winter storm of the season swept through Muscatine Tuesday (Dec. 30, 2020) leaving behind 5.8 inches of snow topped with a tenth of an inch of ice making travel and snow removal difficult at best.

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Recycling route unfinished due to weather, will be collected Dec. 31

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Route “A” recycling collection was not completed Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2020, due to the truck having a hard time navigating the side streets due to the snow conditions. Wednesday’s recycling...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

City to assist in live Christmas tree recycling again this year

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine will again assist residents of Muscatine and Fruitland in recycling their live Christmas trees. Over the course of the next four weeks, the Solid Waste Division will be collecting live Christmas trees as pa...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Watch where you are throwing that snow ... it could cost you

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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) Dum...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

MuscaBus switching to snow routes until further notice

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – MuscaBus, Muscatine’s Public Transit system, will be switching to snow routes only starting with the 3:30 p.m. run on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Snow routes will be in effect until further notice. (See map)

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Code Blue program offers help through traumatic events

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MUSCATINE, Iowa When a family or individual experiences a traumatic event such as an unexpected death or house fire, the Muscatine Police Department issues a “Code Blue” or a call for fellow officers to provide assistance to the family or indiv...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

City geared up and ready as Winter Storm Watch is issued

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Muscatine and the surrounding area as a storm that has the potential to drop several inches of snow and the possibility of a glaze of ice moves closer. The watch goes is in effe...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Practice safety is using fireworks for New Year's celebration

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The use of consumer fireworks in the celebration of the New Year is limited in the City of Muscatine to 9 a.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2020, to 12:30 a.m. on Friday, January 1, 2021. Only the use of first and second class fire...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

City departments to be closed on New Year's Day (January 1, 2021)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Administrative offices and most departments for the City of Muscatine will be closed on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, to allow our employees to welcome in the New Year with their families. City administrative offices and departments wil...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

Muscatine EMS staff among first to receive Moderna vaccine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine were given out today (December 23, 2020) at Trinity Muscatine Public Health and UnityPoint Trinity Muscatine Hospital with members of the Muscatine Fire Department among those fron...

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