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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Firefighters rescue woman from smoke filled apartment

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UPDATE

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Muscatine woman is in stable condition after she was rescued from a smoke filled apartment Thursday (April 18) night and transported to Trinity Muscatine by Muscatine Fire Department ambulance.

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Muscatine Spring Cleanup Week begins on Monday (Apr. 22)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Spring Cleanup Week arrives next week in Muscatine. The annual event is an opportunity for local residents to dispose of specific unwanted items (listed below) in addition to the three free pickups each household has every year.

The week ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Two MUSCOM dispatchers are recognized for efforts

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Dispatchers with Muscatine County Joint Communications (MUSCOM) were recognized and thanked for their hard work and dedication Tuesday (April 16) including two that received special recognition for their efforts over the past year.

The re...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Mississippi River is receding but could rise again

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Mississippi River crested April 10 at 21.95 feet, the third crest this spring and the sixth highest all-time at the Muscatine gauge, but the river has been slowly receding with a slow drop expected to continue into the middle of May ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Musser Public Library exterior signs are installed

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – New signage adorns the east, south, and west sides of the Musser Public Library and HNI Community Center Monday (April 15) finalizing one of the final major pieces of the library relocation that began almost a year ago.

The signs identify...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

"Snowmelt" crest arrives in Muscatine, but will there be more

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PHOTO GALLERY

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The “Snowmelt Crest” of the Mississippi River reached Muscatine Monday (April 9) with an anticipated crest of 21.88 feet this evening before a gradual drop over the next seven days to 20.1 feet ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2019

Registration for Tee-Ball League is underway

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The 2019 Tee-Ball program is gearing up for the first swing of the summer season and the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is inviting all five- and six-year-olds to register today.

The Tee-Ball program is designed to tea...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Spring Clean Up Week begins April 22 in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council approved the week of April 22-26, 2019, as Muscatine Spring Cleanup Week 2019, during their regularly scheduled meeting Thursday (April 4). The week offers residents of Muscatine and Fruitland the opportunity t...

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