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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Five dogs rescued from house fire early Tuesday (June 18)

Pet Masks carried by Muscatine Fire Department (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Five dogs are alive today after being rescued from a structure fire Monday night in Muscatine.

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 911 call at 12:16 a.m. Tuesday of a kitchen on fire at 1718 Miles Avenue, Muscati...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Mississippi Drive, 2nd Street reopen to traffic June 14

Flooded Riverside Park 001 June 03, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Mississippi Drive and 2nd Street will be reopened to traffic late Friday (June 14) morning as the Mississippi River continues to recede back to within its banks.

Department of Public Works (DPW) staff began taking down Flood Structure No....

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

City looking for resident to serve on P&Z Commission

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Nominating Committee, a subcommittee of the Muscatine City Council, met this week to fill open positions on the various boards and commissions that support and advise different departments and different aspects of life within Muscati...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Cleanup 2.0 - Mississippi Drive reopens Pine to Iowa

Iowa to Sycamore drying out June 10, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – After reaching the third highest crest in Muscatine history, the Mississippi River is now receding but the river could remain above flood stage well into the later part of June or early July. And that is dependent on the weather.

The Miss...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Text-To-911 now available through MUSCOM

Text-To-911 Graphic (JPG)

JASPER NAMED MUSCOM MANAGER

MUSCATINE, Iowa – It is always preferred that individuals call 911 to report an emergency, but, in most of Iowa and now in Muscatine County, individuals now also have the ability to text 911 on their mobile phone.

The Iowa Depart...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

New Hampshire closed until Friday; Houser still closed

Houser Street closed to traffic July 05, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – New Hampshire will be closed at least through Friday afternoon and work is progressing on South Houser Street according to Street Maintenance Supervisor Randy Howell.

New Hampshire was closed Tuesday at Pone Street for the Sewer Departmen...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Recycling services at Transfer Station to end on July 1

Recycling containers at Transfer Station to be removed - June 05, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The recycling containers located near the entrance of the Compost Site at the Muscatine Transfer Station will no longer be available to the public as of July 1, 2019, according to David Popp, Solid Waste/Collection and Drainage Manager. ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Ribbon cutting opens Houser Street Athletic Field Expansion

Cutting the ribbon for Houser Street expansion June 5, 2019 (JPG)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Local and state officials gathered with City of Muscatine staff, members of the Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the general public to officially open a long awaited expansion of the South Ho...

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