News Flash

Posted on: September 24, 2020

Broadway and 8th intersection to be closed for construction

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The intersection of Broadway and West 8th streets will be closed to traffic starting Monday, September 28, and with it will be a change in the detour route for Phase 4C of the West Hill Sanitary & Storm Sewer Separation Pro...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Treasure hunt on Muscatine trails offers family fun and adventure

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine trail trekkers will race against the clock to follow a long-lost pirate’s map and cryptic clues in a great hunt for treasure. 

 

A red “X” will mark the spot at six various Muscatine landmarks, only to ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Great time to play more golf with discounted green fees for Fall

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Reduced rates for golfers are now in effect at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course with an expanded program through the rest of the year.

Weekend afternoons in September will be your new favorite time to golf with a 9-h...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Community Walk set for October 7 in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Muscatine Community Walk and Muscatine Walking Club Fall Kickoff event will be held over the lunch hour on Wednesday, October 7, 2020. The event will take place in the upper loop of Weed Park starting, and finishing,...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

2nd Street scheduled to reopen for traffic, parking this weekend

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The 2020 construction season for the 2nd Street Streetscape Project is wrapping up with East 2nd Street scheduled to be reopened to all traffic Saturday afternoon according to City of Muscatine project managers.

KE Flatwork, Inc...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Police investigating two bomb threats made to local Walgreens

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - Within the last 24 hours, the Muscatine Walgreens has been victimized by two separate bomb threats. Both times, an unidentified male caller has called the store and told employees that he intends to blow up the store at a specific time.

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Council back in chambers September 17 for hybrid session

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will be back in the Council Chambers at Muscatine City Hall tonight for their September 17 regular meeting, but public participation will still be through the virtual meeting session that will also be...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 16, 2020

A message from the Muscatine Police on policing of the community

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Police Department is here for you, the citizens of the City of Muscatine, and for the visitors to our community.

After being involved in different community meetings over the summer, it became clear that many membe...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Greenwood Cemetery Walk set for Sept. 27 - rain or shine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The annual “Walk (or Ride) Through History” at Greenwood Cemetery is set for 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, 2020. The Greenwood Cemetery is located at 1814 Lucas Street. The Muscatine Parks and ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Muscatine Firefighters, public pause to remember

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A year and three days after 343 firefighters perished in a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, Muscatine lost one of its own while battling a house fire in 2002. Firefighter Michael Kruse was remembered with the laying ...

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Posted on: September 12, 2020

3rd and Chestnut intersection closed due to collapsed manhole

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The intersection of 3rd and Chestnut Streets is closed in all directions due to a collapsed storm sewer manhole according to David Popp, Solid Waste/Collections and Drainage Manage for the City of Muscatine. Repairs will begin ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Muscatine Firefighters step up to the challenge

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Two Muscatine firefighters took up the Memorial Stair Climb challenge Friday to honor the fallen 9/11 first responders on the 19th Anniversary of one of the deadliest terror attack in American history.

Firefighters Travis Edward...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Wet weather delays work, reopening of 2nd Street

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Wet weather this week has postponed the completion of two segments of the 2nd Street Streetscape Project according to the City of Muscatine Department of Public Works.

KE Flatworks, Inc., and Eastern Iowa Landscaping were schedu...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Council to discuss Trick or Treating in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will conduct a discussion on how Trick or Treating will look this year in Muscatine, and what day and time the annual event will be held.

The Muscatine City Council will meet in a virtual session at 7 ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Moment of Silence to be observed at Firefighters Memorial Sept. 11

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Fire Department, Muscatine Police Department, and the City of Muscatine join together in inviting area residents to visit the Muscatine Firefighters Memorial on the corner of Fifth and Cedar where a Moment of Sile...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Final Senior Best Ball event of season set for September 30

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will host the final Senior Two-Person Best Shot event of the season on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020.

Interested golfers may reserve their spot in-person at the Muscatine Municipal Golf C...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Burn Ban is lifted for Muscatine County

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The open burning ban for Muscatine County was lifted effective at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.

Pursuant to Chapter 100.40, State Code of Iowa, and at the request of Brian Wright, representing each fire department having...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 5, 2020

Registration open for Little Muskies Football

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A non-competitive program to teach boys and girls, ages four through seven, the basic fundamentals of football is being offered by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. Little Muskies Football will be held on ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Traffic restrictions to affect 2nd and Cedar intersection Sept. 8-11

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The east side of the 2nd Street intersection with Cedar Street will be closed to traffic, and parking will not be allowed in the 200 block of East 2nd Street next week as work on the 2nd Street Streetscape Project closes in on ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Burn Ban is in effect for Muscatine County

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the local Fire Chiefs and the State Fire Marshals Office, has determined that open burning constitutes a danger to life or property in Muscatine County, Iowa...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

City offices closed for Labor Day; refuse, recycling collection changed

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Most City of Muscatine offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, for Labor Day with no refuse or recycling collection on that day. The Muscatine Fire Department and Muscatine Police Department will be staffed but adminis...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Three FEMA projects on agenda for City Council Thursday

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A brief agenda highlights the Muscatine City Council meeting Thursday, but does include the authorization to proceed with several FEMA approved projects after the 2019 flood.

The Muscatine City Council will meet in a virtual ses...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Adolescent anglers can "Go Fish" for prizes this September

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Adolescent anglers are encouraged to “Go Fish” throughout the month of September in the inaugural Virtual Fishing Derby hosted by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department.

Participants may cast their lin...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Fall Tee-Ball League registration is underway

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – All five- and six-year-olds are invited to register for the 2020 Muscatine Parks and Recreation Fall Tee-Ball program played on the diamonds at Kent Stein Park.

The program will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday e...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Fall special on slip rates at Muscatine Municipal Harbor

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Boaters will be able to take advantage of discounted slip rates in the Muscatine Municipal Boat Harbor staring Saturday, August 1, 2020. The discounts are available until the end of September.

The 2020 Fall Special will...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Officials

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The City of Muscatine is governed by a mayor and 7 City Council members. The mayor serves for a 2-year term and is elected at large by the citizens of Muscatine.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Parks & Recreation

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The facilities within the Muscatine Parks and Recreation system host a multitude of events throughout the year. This schedule does change quite frequently as events are added, deleted and/or edited. Please check back often for updates!

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Community Development

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The Community Development Department is responsible for a variety of planning and environmental functions that include administering several items.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Services

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Find out what services the City of Muscatine offers to its residents.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Transparency

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The City of Muscatine is committed to providing residents with an open and transparent government which serves the best interest of the community. As such, the City is using this webpage to provide easier access to information you need.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

About Muscatine

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Find out more about the demographics, history, and profile of Muscatine.

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