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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Leaf collection in Zone 5; Thursday recycling collection incomplete

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Leaf collection efforts by Department of Public Works (DPW) crews moved into Zone 5 Thursday (Dec. 12). Once crews have completed work in that zone, they will move into Zone 6 and Zone 7, respectively, to complete the third rou...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Christmas themed Bingo event at golf course on December 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course is planning its next themed Bingo event from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2019. The theme will be based on Christmas and Christmas Traditions of the US and Europe Trivia.

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Public meeting on Grandview Avenue Project set for Dec. 17

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Grandview Avenue will have a long anticipated makeover starting with the 2020 construction season pending approval by the Muscatine City Council in January 2020. The two-year project will replace and widen the pavement...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Leaf Pickup back in Zone 4; program may end this weekend

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Crews from the Department of Public Works (DPW) are busy working through the eight city zones in the third round of the fall leaf pickup program that moved into Zone 4 Tuesday (Dec. 10). Work will progress int...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Basketball shooting skills camp to be held over winter break

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Girls and boys in the first through sixth grades are invited to participate in a Basketball Shooting Camp to be held over winter break. The camp will be held Dec. 26, 27, and 28, at McKinley Elementary School and is sponsored by...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Improvements being made to Muscatine Dog Park

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The large dog enclosure at the Muscatine Dog Park will reopen on Friday (Dec. 6) after crews from the Parks and Recreation Department installed an additional concrete pad inside the enclosure. The small dog enclosure and the shy...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Last day for golf Dec. 8 at Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The days are getting shorter as we head to the first day of Winter and so are the number of days that the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will be open for play. The final day for rounds on the course is Sunday, December 8, 2019,...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

The Great Candy Hunt set for Friday in Riverside Park

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Santa Claus and his elves will be scurrying about inside Riverside Park Friday (Dec. 6) hiding thousands of candy canes for the annual Candy Cane Hunt sponsored by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department.

The hunt will begi...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

City of Muscatine receives clean audit report ... again

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The City of Muscatine has once again received an unmodified (“clean”) opinion according to the annual audit report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, performed by Bohnsack and Frommelt LLP, certified public accountants, e...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Leaf collection efforts entering final stage for 2019

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – As long as the weather permits the Department of Public Works (DPW) will continue to collect leaves throughout the City of Muscatine, according to Brian Stineman, DPW Director. At least that is the plan, weather permitting, thr...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

West 8th Street reopens to traffic November 27

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Crews from the Department of Public Works and prime contractor KE Flatwork, Inc., are finishing up cleanup activity on West 8th Street today (November 26) with the contractor planning to open up the street to traffic Wednesday (November ...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Eight street sections being repaired in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Eight street sections around Muscatine are undergoing “emergency” repairs by Heuer Construction, the prime contractor for the Full Depth Patching Project. The repairs will be full-depth patching with traffic control devices in place arou...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

8th Street to reopen to traffic on November 27

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – West 8th Street will be open for traffic in time for the Thanksgiving holiday according to City of Muscatine project managers. Phase 4B of the West Hill Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project has kept the majority of 8th Street from...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Common sense key to preventing house fires this winter

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A little common sense can go a long way to keeping you safe throughout the year. That is especially true during the winter months when houses are closed up and cold temperatures arrive according to Assistant Fire Chief Mike Har...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

ZBA, Airport Advisory boards in search of new members

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Airport Advisory Committee are each looking for a member from the Muscatine community to fulfill unexpired terms on their respective panels. Interested community members are asked to visit the Board...

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