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Posted on: May 19, 2018

Iowa Avenue-7th Street intersection closes on May 21

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MUSCATINE Iowa – The intersection of Iowa Avenue and 7th Street will be closed to traffic starting at 7 a.m. Monday (May 21) as work on the West Hill Sewer Separation Project Phase 4A moves up the 7th Street hill.

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Muscatine Police investigate report of shots fired

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MUSCATINE Iowa – A report of shots fired in the area of the 1600 block of Orange Street was investigated by the Muscatine Police Department Thursday. Officers were called at 10:48 p.m. but were unable to locate any suspects in the area.

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

7-Year-Old receives Meritorious Civilian Award

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A seven-year-old Muscatine youth was credited with saving his grandmother’s life during a 2017 house fire and the Muscatine Fire Department honored the young man Thursday (May 17) by presenting him the Meritorious Civ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

UPDATE: Preservation Hall Jazz Band concert moved indoors

Stanley Day 2018

UPDATE: Hancher Auditorium has announced that the Preservation Hall Jazz Band concert will now be held in the auditorium of Muscatine High School due to the forecast of inclement weather on Sunday, May 20. Doors will open at 3 p.m. with the conce...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Pollinator Park open to pollinators and the public

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine’s Pollinator Park has been the dream of individuals and groups for many years and all that hard work is ready to bear fruit, so to speak. The migration stop for butterflies, bees, and all sorts of pollinator...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

The grandparents scam and how to defeat it

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Police Department continues to receive calls concerning a scam that targets older citizens and usually involves a request for money. A recent intended target became suspicious of the caller and started asking pers...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Power turned off to most of Riverside Park

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Power to Pearl City Station, the Riverview Center, the Riverside Shelter, and the Houseboat area will be turned off at 12 p.m. today (May 8) due to the rising Mississippi River. Power will remain off until further notice.

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Just being a good neighbor

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Matt Chandler, Supervisor for Sewer Collection and Drainage at the Department of Public Works, was with his crew early last week as the sanitary and storm sewer lines from Broadway to Iowa were cleaned and inspected. Cleaning a...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Lane restriction begins May 21 on East 5th Street

Lane Restrictions

MUSCATINE Iowa – Traffic will be reduced to one lane in the 1200 block of East 5th Street beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, May 21, according to the Department of Public Works. A local contractor will be replacing a private sewer at that location.

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Pot Holes Beware! Hot mix is ready

Pot Holes Beware

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Department of Public Works (DPW) of the City of Muscatine is putting together a list and checking it twice as they prepare to begin pot hole repair work in the next two weeks.

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Refuse, recycling Memorial Day schedule is released

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – There will not be refuse or recycling collection on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, according to Kristi Korpi, Solid Waste Manager for the City of Muscatine. In one of her final acts before retiring at the end of this week, Korpi...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Day Street intersection reopens to traffic

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – It has been nearly seven months since the intersection of Day, Nebraska, and Birch streets was closed after a leak in the force main of the sanitary sewer was discovered. The day (no pun intended) has come that the intersection...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

WPCP Laboratory offers testing services

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Environmental Laboratory at the City of Muscatine Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP), 1202 Musser Street, Muscatine, Iowa, offers testing services to industries, businesses, and public entities in addition to their regula...

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