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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Brine makes a difference in snow removal operations

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The battle to contain and remove the accumulated snowfall from the latest winter storm continues in Muscatine with unofficial reports that the area received 8.6-inches of snow through midday Tuesday (Jan. 26, 2021).

 

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Brine makes a difference in snow removal operations

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The battle to contain and remove the accumulated snowfall from the latest winter storm continues in Muscatine with unofficial reports that the area received 8.6-inches of snow through midday Tuesday (Jan. 26, 2021).

 

“It...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Municipal Golf Couse to host Simulator League this winter

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will host a Golf Simulator League on its indoor golf simulator inside the Clubhouse starting this February. This two-person scramble league will offer golfers the ability to play a new match-u...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Municipal Golf Couse to host Simulator League this winter

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will host a Golf Simulator League on its indoor golf simulator inside the Clubhouse starting this February. This two-person scramble league will offer golfers the ability to play a n...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Municipal Golf Couse to host Simulator League this winter

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will host a Golf Simulator League on its indoor golf simulator inside the Clubhouse starting this February. This two-person scramble league will offer golfers the ability to play a new match-u...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2021

No snow emergency yet; public assistance is urged

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine may not be declaring a snow emergency at this time but residents are urged to take advantage of the protocols that are part of that plan to assist City crews already at work dealing with the incoming winter...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

No snow emergency yet; public assistance is urged

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine may not be declaring a snow emergency at this time but residents are urged to take advantage of the protocols that are part of that plan to assist City crews already at work dealing with the incoming winter...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Letts man charged with two counts of attempted murder

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Letts, Iowa, man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder following a stabbing incident at a Muscatine business Saturday.

 

Muscatine Police Department officers responded to the report of a disturbance at He...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Letts man charged with two counts of attempted murder

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Letts, Iowa, man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder following a stabbing incident at a Muscatine business Saturday.

 

Muscatine Police Department officers responded to the report of a disturb...

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Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Letts man charged with two counts of attempted murder

stabbing

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Letts, Iowa, man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder following a stabbing incident at a Muscatine business Saturday.

 

Muscatine Police Department officers responded to the report of a disturbance at He...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Tuesday recycling collection postponed; no change to refuse collection

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Republic Services has announced that it will suspend recycling collection on Tuesday (January 26, 2021), but the City of Muscatine has indicated that there will not be a delay in refuse collection due to the weather.

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Tuesday recycling collection postponed; no change to refuse collection

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Republic Services has announced that it will suspend recycling collection on Tuesday (January 26, 2021), but the City of Muscatine has indicated that there will not be a delay in refuse collection due to the weather.

 

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2021

Public asked to park off-street next week as winter storm closes in

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Muscatine and the surrounding area as a storm that is expected to drop six- to 12-inches of heavy wet snow Monday and Tuesday approaches.

 

The National Weather Service...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 24, 2021

Public asked to park off-street next week as winter storm closes in

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Muscatine and the surrounding area as a storm that is expected to drop six- to 12-inches of heavy wet snow Monday and Tuesday approaches.

 

The National Weather Service out of th...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Parks and Rec plans seasonal job fair on February 20

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department seasonal job fair will take place from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse. Through the Job Fair, the Parks and R...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Parks and Rec plans seasonal job fair on February 20

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department seasonal job fair will take place from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse. Through the Job Fair, the P...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Parks and Rec plans seasonal job fair on February 20

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department seasonal job fair will take place from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse. Through the Job Fair, the Parks and R...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Three public hearings on road projects set for Council January 21

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will conduct three public hearings Thursday (Jan. 21, 2021) on street maintenance projects that were delayed due to funding questions from the COVID-19 Pandemic.

 

The Muscatine City C...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Three public hearings on road projects set for Council January 21

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will conduct three public hearings Thursday (Jan. 21, 2021) on street maintenance projects that were delayed due to funding questions from the COVID-19 Pandemic.

 

The Muscatine City Council wil...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2021

Seasonal concession opportunities are available

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine and the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department are now soliciting a request for proposal regarding individuals and organizations that are interested in providing concession services at the Muscatine Socc...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 18, 2021

Seasonal concession opportunities are available

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine and the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department are now soliciting a request for proposal regarding individuals and organizations that are interested in providing concession services at the Musc...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 18, 2021

Seasonal concession opportunities are available

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine and the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department are now soliciting a request for proposal regarding individuals and organizations that are interested in providing concession services at the Muscatine Socc...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Fun Fitness Friday kicks off wellness challenge in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine and nine other local businesses began a wellness challenge Friday (Jan. 15, 2021) and it is not too late for your business to join in the healthy fun.

 

Joining the City of Muscatine at thi...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Fun Fitness Friday kicks off wellness challenge in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine and nine other local businesses began a wellness challenge Friday (Jan. 15, 2021) and it is not too late for your business to join in the healthy fun.

 

Joining the City of Muscatine at this time are...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Man found deceased under train in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa A 40-year-old man was found dead underneath a train shortly after noon today according to the Muscatine Police Department.

 

Muscatine Police received a report at 12:31 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, of an individual under...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Man found deceased under train in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa A 40-year-old man was found dead underneath a train shortly after noon today according to the Muscatine Police Department.

 

Muscatine Police received a report at 12:31 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, of an indivi...

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Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Man found deceased under train in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa A 40-year-old man was found dead underneath a train shortly after noon today according to the Muscatine Police Department.

 

Muscatine Police received a report at 12:31 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, of an individual under...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Council to hear three presentations during Thursday's (Jan. 14) virtual meeting

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will hear three presentations at their in-depth meeting Thursday (Jan. 14, 2021) including presentations on Parks & Recreation programs, a unique transportation opportunity, and a review ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Council to hear three presentations during Thursday's (Jan. 14) virtual meeting

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will hear three presentations at their in-depth meeting Thursday (Jan. 14, 2021) including presentations on Parks & Recreation programs, a unique transportation opportunity, and a review of the cit...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Promotions are announced within Muscatine Police Department

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MUSCATINE, Iowa After 31 years of service to the Muscatine community with the Muscatine Police Department, Assistant Chief Phil Sargent officially retired as a member of the department on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.

 

Muscatine Pol...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Promotions are announced within Muscatine Police Department

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MUSCATINE, Iowa After 31 years of service to the Muscatine community with the Muscatine Police Department, Assistant Chief Phil Sargent officially retired as a member of the department on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.

 

Muscatine Pol...

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Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Promotions are announced within Muscatine Police Department

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MUSCATINE, Iowa After 31 years of service to the Muscatine community with the Muscatine Police Department, Assistant Chief Phil Sargent officially retired as a member of the department on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.

 

Muscatine Pol...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Muscatine County Public Health COVID-19 Vaccine Update 01-11-21

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How is the vaccine being distributed right now?

  • According to federal, state and public health guidelines, healthcare workers with the highest risk of exposure and long-term care facilities were identified as the first tier to receive the vaccine.
  • We started...
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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Muscatine County Public Health COVID-19 Vaccine Update 01-11-21

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How is the vaccine being distributed right now?

  • According to federal, state and public health guidelines, healthcare workers with the highest risk of exposure and long-term care facilities were identified as the first tier to receive the vaccine.
  • We started...
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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Council to conduct public hearing on vacation of alley right of way

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will conduct a public hearing on vacation of alley right-of-way and swear in four new firefighters when the Council meets in virtual session Thursday (Jan. 7, 2021).

 

The regular meet...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Council to conduct public hearing on vacation of alley right of way

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will conduct a public hearing on vacation of alley right-of-way and swear in four new firefighters when the Council meets in virtual session Thursday (Jan. 7, 2021).

 

The regular meeting of the...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Recycling Collection unfinished Wednesday (January 6)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Route “B” recycling collection was not completed Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, due to mechanical failure with the truck. Only a few streets off of Park Avenue remain and will be collected on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, along with the reg...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Recycling Collection unfinished Wednesday (January 6)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Route “B” recycling collection was not completed Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, due to mechanical failure with the truck. Only a few streets off of Park Avenue remain and will be collected on Thursday, Ja...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Stanley Consultants honored for work on MORC project

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Iowa awarded Stanley Consultants the Grand Prize in the water and wastewater category and the overall 2020 competition’s Grand Conceptor award for the d...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Stanley Consultants honored for work on MORC project

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Iowa awarded Stanley Consultants the Grand Prize in the water and wastewater category and the overall 2020 competition’s Grand Conceptor award for the d...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Great employment opportunities await your application

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The weather outside may be frightful but job opportunities with the City of Muscatine are delightful as the Parks and Recreation Department has opened up the application period for seasonal and full-time positions during 2021.

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Great employment opportunities await your application

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The weather outside may be frightful but job opportunities with the City of Muscatine are delightful as the Parks and Recreation Department has opened up the application period for seasonal and full-time positions during 2021.

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Great employment opportunities await your application

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The weather outside may be frightful but job opportunities with the City of Muscatine are delightful as the Parks and Recreation Department has opened up the application period for seasonal and full-time positions during 2021.

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Early morning fire is quickly extinguished by Muscatine Fire crews

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – It was a cold start to the morning for members of the Muscatine Fire Department who quickly extinguished a fire in an industrial building today (Jan. 5, 2021).

 

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Early morning fire is quickly extinguished by Muscatine Fire crews

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – It was a cold start to the morning for members of the Muscatine Fire Department who quickly extinguished a fire in an industrial building today (Jan. 5, 2021).

 

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM...

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Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Early morning fire is quickly extinguished by Muscatine Fire crews

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – It was a cold start to the morning for members of the Muscatine Fire Department who quickly extinguished a fire in an industrial building today (Jan. 5, 2021).

 

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Long hours for City crews pushing ice and snow from streets, alleys

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Every storm is different and last week’s winter storm was not any different. With over seven inches of snow mixed with sleet, rain, and freezing rain last week’s storm was a difficult one to keep up...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Long hours for City crews pushing ice and snow from streets, alleys

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Every storm is different and last week’s winter storm was not any different. With over seven inches of snow mixed with sleet, rain, and freezing rain last week’s storm was a difficult one to keep up with.

 

“We were prepa...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Mississippi Drive closed tonight (Jan. 4) for snow removal

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine will close Mississippi Drive to traffic from Linn Street to Mulberry Avenue tonight (Monday, Jan. 4, 2021) for snow removal. The seven-block stretch will be closed starting at 10 p.m. and remained...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Mississippi Drive closed tonight (Jan. 4) for snow removal

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine will close Mississippi Drive to traffic from Linn Street to Mulberry Avenue tonight (Monday, Jan. 4, 2021) for snow removal. The seven-block stretch will be closed starting at 10 p.m. and remained...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

City to assist in live Christmas tree recycling again this year

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine will again assist residents of Muscatine and Fruitland in recycling their live Christmas trees. Over the course of the next four weeks, the Solid Waste Division will be collecting live Christmas t...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 30, 2020

City to assist in live Christmas tree recycling again this year

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine will again assist residents of Muscatine and Fruitland in recycling their live Christmas trees. Over the course of the next four weeks, the Solid Waste Division will be collecting live Christmas trees as pa...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Watch where you are throwing that snow ... it could cost you

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Contractors or individuals working to clear sidewalks and driveways of snow and ice accumulations are reminded that depositing snow and ice accumulations upon city streets is a violation of City Ordinance 3-1-7 (D) Dumping of Sn...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Watch where you are throwing that snow ... it could cost you

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Contractors or individuals working to clear sidewalks and driveways of snow and ice accumulations are reminded that depositing snow and ice accumulations upon city streets is a violation of City Ordinance 3-1-7 (D) Dum...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

All available city staff at work in snow removal effort

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The first major winter storm of the season swept through Muscatine Tuesday (Dec. 30, 2020) leaving behind 5.8 inches of snow topped with a tenth of an inch of ice making travel and snow removal difficult at best.

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 30, 2020

All available city staff at work in snow removal effort

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The first major winter storm of the season swept through Muscatine Tuesday (Dec. 30, 2020) leaving behind 5.8 inches of snow topped with a tenth of an inch of ice making travel and snow removal difficult at best.

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Recycling route unfinished due to weather, will be collected Dec. 31

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Route “A” recycling collection was not completed Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2020, due to the truck having a hard time navigating the side streets due to the snow conditions. Wednesday’s recycling will be collected on Thursday, Dec. 31,...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Recycling route unfinished due to weather, will be collected Dec. 31

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Route “A” recycling collection was not completed Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2020, due to the truck having a hard time navigating the side streets due to the snow conditions. Wednesday’s recycling...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases