Posted on: February 14, 2018

Bidwell to be closed next week at U.S. 61 intersection

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Power and Water will be closing Bidwell Road near the intersection with the Highway 61 bypass next week to make repairs to a water value.

The work is currently planned to begin on Monday, Feb. 19, and be completed by T...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

And the traffic light came on!

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Drivers going through the Iowa Avenue-Mississippi Drive intersection Friday (Feb. 16) will be among the first to witness the new traffic signals in action. Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) has announced that they will activate...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Improving our streets with L.O.S.T.

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Miles and miles of poured concrete. Blocks and blocks of freshly laid asphalt. New sidewalks, curbs, better drainage, and smoother driving. These are just a few of the results that the residents of Muscatine can see as the resu...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Overflow into Mississippi River ends as force main repaired

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Papoose Lift Station is back online and that brings an end of the overflow into the Mississippi River. Jon Koch, Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP) director, announced at 4 p.m. today (Feb. 12) that the repairs to the for...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Snow Emergency cancelled

Snow Emergency Cancelled

UPDATE

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine has CANCELLED the Snow Emergency effective immediately due to the change in the weather pattern and lower than predicted snowfall.

The Snow Emergency was declared on Thursday when forecasters anticipated as muc...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Excessive speed is the critical problem

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Most of the opposition to the deployment and use of Automated Traffic Enforcement (ATE) devices has centered on red-light violations. In fact, a recent article in the Muscatine Journal pointed that out by listing several option...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Muscatine woman pulled from river Monday dies

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A 56-year-old Muscatine woman is dead after being rescued from the Mississippi River Monday (Feb. 5) evening by emergency responders.

Emergency personnel responded to a report of a person who jumped off the Highway 92 bridge tha...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

One person pulled from river during rescue operation

MUSCATINE, Iowa - The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 911 call of a person in the water at the riverfront in Muscatine at approximately 4:26 p.m. Monday (Feb. 5). Emergency responders were dispatched and upon arrival found a subj...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

No snow emergency yet but caution is advised

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February 5, 2018

 

NO SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARED YET BUT CAUTION IS ADVISED

Parking off street during snow event will help Muscatine DPW clear streets

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Despite forecasts ranging from 2-to-6 inches of snow ...

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