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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Ballet Des Moines to stop in Muscatine Sunday to help welcome spring

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The “Dance into Spring” tour, bringing together Ballet Des Moines and Hancher Auditorium, will present a free outdoor performance on the Muscatine Riverfront at 5:30 p.m. this Sunday (May 2). 

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Press Release (PDF) Art Center
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Dance into Spring on the Muscatine riverfront set for May 2

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - If there is one thing everyone has missed over the last year, it is coming together with friends and family. 

 

And so, in a first-of-its-kind collaboration, Ballet Des Moines and Hancher Auditorium at the Univer...

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Press Release (PDF) Art Center

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Kent Stein West concession, restrooms closed May 6

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department wishes to inform the public that there will be no restroom access or concession stand service at the Kent Stein Park West Concession Stand tonight, May 6, 2021, due to mechanical iss...

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

West Side Trail to open "officially" with ribbon cutting on May 13

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The West Side Trail will be “officially” opened for public use during a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 13. The ceremony will take place at the Muscatine Soccer Complex West co...

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

Kent Stein west concession, rest rooms closed tonight (May 5)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department wishes to inform the public that there will be no restroom access or concession stand service at the Kent Stein Park West Concession Stand tonight, May 5, 2021, due to mechanical iss...

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

Reception to honor Historic Preservation Award winners May 15

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Three Historic Preservation Awards will be presented during a reception at the Muscatine Art Center from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, May 15. The reception will offer a screening of historic properties in Muscatine and recognition of c...

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

Presentation on Aquatic Center COVID protocols on Council agenda

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – After a year of sitting idle, the Muscatine Aquatic Center in Weed Park is set to reopen to the public later this month and the Muscatine City Council will hear a presentation on safety protocols that will be adopted d...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Washington-Park intersection to be closed for reconstruction

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project will move into the Washington Street and Park Avenue intersection starting Wednesday (May 5) when the east half of the intersection is closed to traffic. 

 

Manatts,...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Street and alley asphalt overlay project set to begin May 3

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Asphalt Overlay Program for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 will begin on Monday (May 3) according to the Department of Public Works. Manatt’s was awarded both the Street Asphalt Overlay Program and the Al...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Parks and Recreation summer program registration begins May 4

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – There will be plenty of fun programs and activities for area residents of all ages to enjoy and participate in throughout the 2021 summer months. The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department recently unveiled the slate of oppor...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Two street sections are added back into full depth patching project list

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Full Depth Patching Program for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 will be completed in its entirety after the City of Muscatine received additional funds as part of the COVID Relief Amount in the City’s Apri...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Construction forces temporary changes to two MuscaBus routes

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Temporary changes have been made to two MuscaBus routes due to construction activity.

 

Logan Street will be closed from Fulliam to Cedar Street from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, April 30. The Yellow Route bus will detour as foll...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Logan Street closed from Fulliam to Cedar Friday (April 30) morning

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Logan Street will be closed to traffic from 9-11 a.m. Friday, April 30, as All-American Concrete, Inc., continues full depth patching of the street. Logan will be closed from Fulliam to Cedar to facilitate pouring conc...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Washington-Park Avenue intersection to be closed May 5-21

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Two Park Avenue intersections are or will be closed to traffic as work on the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project continues in Muscatine. The east half of the East 5th Street and Park Avenue intersection is curr...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Ballet Des Moines to stop in Muscatine Sunday to help welcome spring

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The “Dance into Spring” tour, bringing together Ballet Des Moines and Hancher Auditorium, will present a free outdoor performance on the Muscatine Riverfront at 5:30 p.m. this Sunday (May 2). 

 

It should be a be...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 27, 2021

500 trees to be planted throughout Muscatine this week

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with HNI Corporation will host a tree planting event Thursday and Friday (April 29-30) in celebration of National Arbor Day. 

 

As part of HNI’s commit...

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

East half of 5th and Park intersection will be closed April 28-30

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The east half of the intersection at East 5th Street and Park Avenue will be closed to traffic Wednesday through Friday (April 28-30), weather permitting, for the installation of the traffic signals in that half of the intersect...

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

Public Health approves resuming distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - Following a thorough safety review, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have lifted the pause on the administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The Iowa ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Grandview Reconstruction Project begins Monday (April 26)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The two-year Grandview Avenue Reconstruction Project will begin on Monday (April 26) according to City officials and the contractor during a public meeting on the project Thursday night.

 

The first year of the ...

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

State of the City address by Mayor Broderson tonight (April 22)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Mayor Diana L. Broderson will present the 2021 State of the City address at 7 p.m. tonight. The speech will be broadcast on the OurCity Facebook and OurCity YouTube pages along with the City of Muscatine Facebook and Y...

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

Questions answered during WHSSP public meeting Wednesday

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine hosted a public meeting on Phase V of the West Hill Area Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project (WHSSP) Wednesday (April 21) with several residents from the area of the 2021 construction in a...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Logan Street to be closed to traffic Thursday (April 22) morning

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Logan Street will be closed to traffic from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, April 22, as All-American Concrete, Inc., continues full depth patching of the street. Logan will be closed from Fulliam to Cedar to facilitate pouring concrete in ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Public meeting Thursday (April 22) on Grandview Avenue Reconstruction

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The two-year Grandview Avenue Reconstruction Project is expected to begin as early as next week, and the City of Muscatine will host a public meeting from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2021. An in-person meeting and a v...

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

Public meeting Wednesday (Apr. 21) for West Hill Phase V

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine will host a public meeting on Phase V of the West Hill Area Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project (WHSSP) from 5-6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. An in-person meeting and a virtual meeti...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Council approves hourly rate increase for substitute refuse collection workers

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council approved increasing the starting hourly rate for a substitute refuse collection worker during their regular meeting April 15. The pay plan for seasonal workers includes a section for part-tim...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Muscatine Police ask for public input on interaction survey

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The Muscatine Police Department, in collaboration with the Muscatine Community College Statistics class, is collecting information about police-civilian interactions. Please fill out the following form and answer the provided qu...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Grandview Reconstruction Public Meeting set for April 22

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Grandview Avenue Reconstruction Project is expected to begin in early May following approval Thursday (April 15) night of the contract and bond by the Muscatine City Council.

 

Heuer Construction, Inc., was ...

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

Public meeting on West Hill Phase 5 scheduled for April 21

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Phase V of the West Hill Area Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project (WHSSP) is expected to begin in early May following approval Thursday (April 15) night of the contract and bond by the Muscatine City Council.

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

Monthly report of City department activity is released

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MONTHLY REPORT OFFERED TO KEEP CITIZENS UP TO DATE

Find out what City of Muscatine departments have accomplished each month

 

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A new tool is available now for residents of the City of Muscatine who would like to know more a...

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

Park Avenue Project lane restrictions switching sides on April 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The next stage of the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project will begin next week as the contractor switches sides for Stage 2B on Monday, April 19. Heuer Construction, Inc., is wrapping up full depth patching and ...

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

Rescue units assist disabled yacht to dock on Muscatine riverfront

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Fire Department and the Muscatine County Search and Rescue team were dispatched just before noon Wednesday (April 14) to assist an 80-foot yacht that was reportedly taking on water while travelling uprive...

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

Contracts and bonds for two major projects on Council agenda

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will be asked to give their approval to the contracts and bonds for the Grandview Avenue Reconstruction Project and Phase 5 of the West Hill Sewer Separation Project during its Thursday (Apri...

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

Dance into Spring on the Muscatine riverfront set for May 2

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - If there is one thing everyone has missed over the last year, it is coming together with friends and family. 

 

And so, in a first-of-its-kind collaboration, Ballet Des Moines and Hancher Auditorium at the Univer...

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

CHC clinics to offer Moderna vaccine at Muscatine clinics this week

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The CDC is recommending a pause in the administration of the Johnson& Johnson vaccine effective today (April 13) according to Muscatine County Public Health after rare blood clots and platelet changes were reported...

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

East 5th Street closure continued through April 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The East 5th Street closure to through traffic from Cypress to Park Avenue will continue through Monday, April 19, as the west half of the intersection with Park Avenue is removed and replaced. Local traffic only will ...

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Additional Info... Muscatine News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Logan Street lane restrictions pushed back to April 12

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – City project managers and the contractor have delayed the implementation of a four-week lane closure on Logan Street until Monday (April 12). The reduction of traffic to one lane for four weeks is to facilitate full de...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

East 5th to be closed to through traffic from Cypress to Park April 19-26

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – East 5th Street will be closed to through traffic April 19-26 as the west half of the intersection at Park Avenue is removed and replaced as part of the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project. Local traffic only wi...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Two treated following early morning fire in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Two individuals were treated at UnityPoint Health – Trinity Muscatine following an early morning fire Thursday (April 8) in Muscatine.

 

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 911 call of flames com...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Need employment? The City of Muscatine may have just what you want

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The City of Muscatine has several full and part time employment opportunities available including many opportunities for seasonal positions at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course and with other divisions of the Parks and Recreat...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Hershey Manor, East Hill Facility presentations on Council April 8 agenda

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will hear a presentation on the City’s role with Hershey Manor and be given an overview of the proposed East Hill Multi-Use Facility during its Thursday (April 8, 2021) in-depth ses...

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

Logan to be reduced to one lane from Cedar to Fulliam starting April 8

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Logan Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic for four weeks to facilitate full depth patching of the street from Cedar to Fulliam. The lane restriction will begin at 7 a.m. Thursday, April 8, and continue for ap...

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

Applicants sought for Art Center Board, Tourism Committee

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Several positions are available to City of Muscatine residents who would like to become a part of the decision making process on either the Board of Trustees of the Muscatine Art Center or the Greater Muscatine Chamber ...

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

Eligibility expanded in Iowa; vaccine allotment increased

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - All Iowans are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine effective Monday, April 5, 2021. Iowans must be age 16 or older for the Pfizer brand vaccine, and 18 years or older to receive the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines. T...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Monthly outdoor siren tests set to begin on April 5

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine County Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) will start the yearly testing of the Outdoor Sirens on Monday, April 5, 2021.  The sirens are tested at 11 a.m. on the first Monday of every month duri...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Two Dog Park enclosures temporarily closed next week for upgrades

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Small Dog and the Shy & Timid Dog enclosures at the Muscatine Dog Park will be closed Tuesday (April 6) for the installation of additional concrete pads to their respective entrance areas. The Parks and Recreation Depart...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Underground work nearly complete for 2nd Street Streetscape Project

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Scheduled underground work for the 2nd Street Streetscape Project was completed earlier this week. However, during an inspection of the new sanitary sewer and manhole in the Sycamore and 2nd Street intersection City Co...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Special Council meeting called to discuss moving house

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will hold a special session at 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, to discuss a contract to move a house on West 8th Street as part of Phase V of the West Hill Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Pr...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: March 28, 2021

Full depth patching of Ford Avenue begins March 29

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Full Depth Patching Project, part of the City of Muscatine 2020-2021 Pavement Management Program, will resume on Monday (March 29) as All-American Concrete, Inc., begins work on Ford Avenue from Park Avenue to Jody...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: March 27, 2021

Joint meeting of City, County, School boards set for March 30

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council, Muscatine School Board, and the Muscatine County Board of Supervisors will hold a rare joint session on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, to hear updates on housing, Deep Lake Park development, and t...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: March 27, 2021

MPW plans Main Street closure March 29-April 2

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will be closing Main Street from Grandview Avenue to Mill Street starting Monday, March 29, for construction work. Lane restrictions will also be in place on Grandview Avenue from Cana...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: March 27, 2021

400 block of East 2nd Street to be closed for sewer replacement

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – East 2nd Street will be closed to traffic from the Mulberry roundabout to Walnut Street for a sanitary sewer replacement. The closure will begin on Monday, March 29, with work completed by May 17, weather permitting.

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Nominations sought by Historic Preservation Commission

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Historic Preservation Commission and the Friends of Muscatine Historic Preservation are requesting award nominations to be presented during the Historic Preservation Month celebration this May.

 

Nominations need to i...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Monthly report of City department activity is released

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USCATINE, Iowa – A new tool is available now for residents of the City of Muscatine who would like to know more about what each department has accomplished on a monthly basis.

 

The City Administrator’s Monthly Report i...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Fulliam closed at Houser intersection for pavement restoration March 19-22

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Fulliam Street has been closed at the intersection with Houser and Houser will be reduced to one lane of traffic while Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) repairs the pavement from a water main break. The closure is expected to la...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

City Council to conduct public hearing on proposed budget March 18

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will preside over three public hearings during its Thursday (March 18, 2021) regular session including two on the City of Muscatine budget.

 

The Muscatine City Council will meet virtu...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

City evaluating what stimulus money can be used for

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine is in line to receive $3.28 million from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 but what it can and cannot be used for is one of the biggest questions officials have.

 

“We are beginning the process of...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Change to 5th Street and Park Avenue intersection starts March 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A change is coming to the intersection of East 5th Street and Park Avenue, at least temporarily, as part of the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project.

 

Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will place the traf...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Annual Greenwood Cemetery cleanup nears end

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The annual spring cleanup of Muscatine Greenwood Cemetery is underway. All grave decorations were to be removed by Monday, March 15, 2021, according to cemetery staff. Remaining grave decorations will be removed and discarded by...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: March 16, 2021

East 2nd and Sycamore intersection closed to traffic

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Work resumed Tuesday (March 16) on the 2nd Street Streetscape Project as the intersection of East 2nd Street and Sycamore Street was closed to traffic. The intersection is expected to remain closed for up to six weeks,...

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

Iowa Severe Weather Awareness Week scheduled March 22-26

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DES MOINES – The Muscatine County Emergency Management Agency, Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEMD), National Weather Service (NWS), and Iowa Emergency Management Association (IEMA) have joined together ...

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

Compost Facility prepped for opening of season on March 13

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MUSCATINE – Iowa – Miller Logging spent most of the last week shredding the remaining piles of storm damage accumulated from the derecho in 2020 as the Compost Facility prepared for the opening of their season.

 

The Compost Facility will ...

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

Time to spring forward; check CO and smoke detector batteries

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 14, 2021, as Iowans “spring” forward and move their clocks up one hour. The Muscatine Fire Department reminds residents that this is also a ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Kent Stein West concession, restrooms closed May 6

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department wishes to inform the public that there will be no restroom access or concession stand service at the Kent Stein Park West Concession Stand tonight, May 6, 2021, due to mechanical iss...

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

Kent Stein west concession, rest rooms closed tonight (May 5)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department wishes to inform the public that there will be no restroom access or concession stand service at the Kent Stein Park West Concession Stand tonight, May 5, 2021, due to mech...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Parks and Recreation summer program registration begins May 4

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – There will be plenty of fun programs and activities for area residents of all ages to enjoy and participate in throughout the 2021 summer months. The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department recently unveiled the slat...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 27, 2021

500 trees to be planted throughout Muscatine this week

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with HNI Corporation will host a tree planting event Thursday and Friday (April 29-30) in celebration of National Arbor Day. 

 

As part of HN...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Need employment? The City of Muscatine may have just what you want

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The City of Muscatine has several full and part time employment opportunities available including many opportunities for seasonal positions at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course and with other divisions of the Parks and Recreat...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Two Dog Park enclosures temporarily closed next week for upgrades

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Small Dog and the Shy & Timid Dog enclosures at the Muscatine Dog Park will be closed Tuesday (April 6) for the installation of additional concrete pads to their respective entrance areas. The Parks and Recreat...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Annual Greenwood Cemetery cleanup nears end

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The annual spring cleanup of Muscatine Greenwood Cemetery is underway. All grave decorations were to be removed by Monday, March 15, 2021, according to cemetery staff. Remaining grave decorations will be removed and di...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: April 19, 2021

Muscatine Police ask for public input on interaction survey

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The Muscatine Police Department, in collaboration with the Muscatine Community College Statistics class, is collecting information about police-civilian interactions. Please fill out the following form and answer the provided qu...

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

Rescue units assist disabled yacht to dock on Muscatine riverfront

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Fire Department and the Muscatine County Search and Rescue team were dispatched just before noon Wednesday (April 14) to assist an 80-foot yacht that was reportedly taking on water while travelling uprive...

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Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Two treated following early morning fire in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Two individuals were treated at UnityPoint Health – Trinity Muscatine following an early morning fire Thursday (April 8) in Muscatine.

 

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 91...

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Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Need employment? The City of Muscatine may have just what you want

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The City of Muscatine has several full and part time employment opportunities available including many opportunities for seasonal positions at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course and with other divisions of the Parks and Recreat...

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

Time to spring forward; check CO and smoke detector batteries

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 14, 2021, as Iowans “spring” forward and move their clocks up one hour. The Muscatine Fire Department reminds residents that this is also a good time to change the batter...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Kent Stein West concession, restrooms closed May 6

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department wishes to inform the public that there will be no restroom access or concession stand service at the Kent Stein Park West Concession Stand tonight, May 6, 2021, due to mechanical iss...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

West Side Trail to open "officially" with ribbon cutting on May 13

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The West Side Trail will be “officially” opened for public use during a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 13. The ceremony will take place at the Muscatine Soccer Complex West complex on South Houser Street. ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Kent Stein west concession, rest rooms closed tonight (May 5)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department wishes to inform the public that there will be no restroom access or concession stand service at the Kent Stein Park West Concession Stand tonight, May 5, 2021, due to mechanical iss...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Reception to honor Historic Preservation Award winners May 15

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Three Historic Preservation Awards will be presented during a reception at the Muscatine Art Center from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, May 15. The reception will offer a screening of historic properties in Muscatine and recognition of c...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Presentation on Aquatic Center COVID protocols on Council agenda

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – After a year of sitting idle, the Muscatine Aquatic Center in Weed Park is set to reopen to the public later this month and the Muscatine City Council will hear a presentation on safety protocols that will be adopted during its ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Washington-Park intersection to be closed for reconstruction

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project will move into the Washington Street and Park Avenue intersection starting Wednesday (May 5) when the east half of the intersection is closed to traffic. 

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

Street and alley asphalt overlay project set to begin May 3

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Asphalt Overlay Program for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 will begin on Monday (May 3) according to the Department of Public Works. Manatt’s was awarded both the Street Asphalt Overlay Program and the Alley Asphalt Overlay ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

Parks and Recreation summer program registration begins May 4

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – There will be plenty of fun programs and activities for area residents of all ages to enjoy and participate in throughout the 2021 summer months. The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department recently unveiled the slate of oppor...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Two street sections are added back into full depth patching project list

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Full Depth Patching Program for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 will be completed in its entirety after the City of Muscatine received additional funds as part of the COVID Relief Amount in the City’s April disbursement of Ro...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Construction forces temporary changes to two MuscaBus routes

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Temporary changes have been made to two MuscaBus routes due to construction activity.

 

Logan Street will be closed from Fulliam to Cedar Street from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, April 30. The Yellow Route bus will deto...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Logan Street closed from Fulliam to Cedar Friday (April 30) morning

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Logan Street will be closed to traffic from 9-11 a.m. Friday, April 30, as All-American Concrete, Inc., continues full depth patching of the street. Logan will be closed from Fulliam to Cedar to facilitate pouring concrete in th...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Washington-Park Avenue intersection to be closed May 5-21

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Two Park Avenue intersections are or will be closed to traffic as work on the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project continues in Muscatine. The east half of the East 5th Street and Park Avenue intersection is currently clos...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Ballet Des Moines to stop in Muscatine Sunday to help welcome spring

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The “Dance into Spring” tour, bringing together Ballet Des Moines and Hancher Auditorium, will present a free outdoor performance on the Muscatine Riverfront at 5:30 p.m. this Sunday (May 2). 

 

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

500 trees to be planted throughout Muscatine this week

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with HNI Corporation will host a tree planting event Thursday and Friday (April 29-30) in celebration of National Arbor Day. 

 

As part of HNI’s commit...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

East half of 5th and Park intersection will be closed April 28-30

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The east half of the intersection at East 5th Street and Park Avenue will be closed to traffic Wednesday through Friday (April 28-30), weather permitting, for the installation of the traffic signals in that half of the intersect...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Public Health approves resuming distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - Following a thorough safety review, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have lifted the pause on the administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The Iowa ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Grandview Reconstruction Project begins Monday (April 26)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The two-year Grandview Avenue Reconstruction Project will begin on Monday (April 26) according to City officials and the contractor during a public meeting on the project Thursday night.

 

The first year of the two-year p...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

State of the City address by Mayor Broderson tonight (April 22)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Mayor Diana L. Broderson will present the 2021 State of the City address at 7 p.m. tonight. The speech will be broadcast on the OurCity Facebook and OurCity YouTube pages along with the City of Muscatine Face...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Questions answered during WHSSP public meeting Wednesday

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine hosted a public meeting on Phase V of the West Hill Area Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project (WHSSP) Wednesday (April 21) with several residents from the area of the 2021 construction in attendance ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Logan Street to be closed to traffic Thursday (April 22) morning

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Logan Street will be closed to traffic from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, April 22, as All-American Concrete, Inc., continues full depth patching of the street. Logan will be closed from Fulliam to Cedar to facilitate pouring concrete in ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Public meeting Thursday (April 22) on Grandview Avenue Reconstruction

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The two-year Grandview Avenue Reconstruction Project is expected to begin as early as next week, and the City of Muscatine will host a public meeting from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2021. An in-person meeting and a virtual mee...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Public meeting Wednesday (Apr. 21) for West Hill Phase V

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine will host a public meeting on Phase V of the West Hill Area Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project (WHSSP) from 5-6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. An in-person meeting and a virtual meeting will be...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Council approves hourly rate increase for substitute refuse collection workers

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council approved increasing the starting hourly rate for a substitute refuse collection worker during their regular meeting April 15. The pay plan for seasonal workers includes a section for part-time (less th...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Muscatine Police ask for public input on interaction survey

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The Muscatine Police Department, in collaboration with the Muscatine Community College Statistics class, is collecting information about police-civilian interactions. Please fill out the following form and answer the provided qu...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Grandview Reconstruction Public Meeting set for April 22

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Grandview Avenue Reconstruction Project is expected to begin in early May following approval Thursday (April 15) night of the contract and bond by the Muscatine City Council.

 

Heuer Construction, Inc., was awarded th...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Public meeting on West Hill Phase 5 scheduled for April 21

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Phase V of the West Hill Area Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project (WHSSP) is expected to begin in early May following approval Thursday (April 15) night of the contract and bond by the Muscatine City Council.

 

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Monthly report of City department activity is released

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MONTHLY REPORT OFFERED TO KEEP CITIZENS UP TO DATE

Find out what City of Muscatine departments have accomplished each month

 

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A new tool is available now for residents of the City of Muscatine who would like to k...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Park Avenue Project lane restrictions switching sides on April 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The next stage of the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project will begin next week as the contractor switches sides for Stage 2B on Monday, April 19. Heuer Construction, Inc., is wrapping up full depth patching and sidewalk r...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Rescue units assist disabled yacht to dock on Muscatine riverfront

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Fire Department and the Muscatine County Search and Rescue team were dispatched just before noon Wednesday (April 14) to assist an 80-foot yacht that was reportedly taking on water while travelling uprive...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Contracts and bonds for two major projects on Council agenda

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will be asked to give their approval to the contracts and bonds for the Grandview Avenue Reconstruction Project and Phase 5 of the West Hill Sewer Separation Project during its Thursday (April 15, 2021...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Dance into Spring on the Muscatine riverfront set for May 2

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - If there is one thing everyone has missed over the last year, it is coming together with friends and family. 

 

And so, in a first-of-its-kind collaboration, Ballet Des Moines and Hancher Auditorium at the Univer...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

CHC clinics to offer Moderna vaccine at Muscatine clinics this week

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The CDC is recommending a pause in the administration of the Johnson& Johnson vaccine effective today (April 13) according to Muscatine County Public Health after rare blood clots and platelet changes were reported in six pe...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

East 5th Street closure continued through April 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The East 5th Street closure to through traffic from Cypress to Park Avenue will continue through Monday, April 19, as the west half of the intersection with Park Avenue is removed and replaced. Local traffic only will be allowed...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Logan Street lane restrictions pushed back to April 12

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – City project managers and the contractor have delayed the implementation of a four-week lane closure on Logan Street until Monday (April 12). The reduction of traffic to one lane for four weeks is to facilitate full depth patchi...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

East 5th to be closed to through traffic from Cypress to Park April 19-26

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – East 5th Street will be closed to through traffic April 19-26 as the west half of the intersection at Park Avenue is removed and replaced as part of the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project. Local traffic only wi...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Two treated following early morning fire in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Two individuals were treated at UnityPoint Health – Trinity Muscatine following an early morning fire Thursday (April 8) in Muscatine.

 

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 911 call of flames com...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Need employment? The City of Muscatine may have just what you want

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The City of Muscatine has several full and part time employment opportunities available including many opportunities for seasonal positions at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course and with other divisions of the Parks and Recreat...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Hershey Manor, East Hill Facility presentations on Council April 8 agenda

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will hear a presentation on the City’s role with Hershey Manor and be given an overview of the proposed East Hill Multi-Use Facility during its Thursday (April 8, 2021) in-depth session.

 

The M...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Logan to be reduced to one lane from Cedar to Fulliam starting April 8

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Logan Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic for four weeks to facilitate full depth patching of the street from Cedar to Fulliam. The lane restriction will begin at 7 a.m. Thursday, April 8, and continue for ap...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Applicants sought for Art Center Board, Tourism Committee

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Several positions are available to City of Muscatine residents who would like to become a part of the decision making process on either the Board of Trustees of the Muscatine Art Center or the Greater Muscatine Chamber ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Eligibility expanded in Iowa; vaccine allotment increased

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - All Iowans are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine effective Monday, April 5, 2021. Iowans must be age 16 or older for the Pfizer brand vaccine, and 18 years or older to receive the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines. T...

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Posted on: April 3, 2021

Monthly outdoor siren tests set to begin on April 5

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine County Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) will start the yearly testing of the Outdoor Sirens on Monday, April 5, 2021.  The sirens are tested at 11 a.m. on the first Monday of every month during non-fre...

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Posted on: April 3, 2021

Two Dog Park enclosures temporarily closed next week for upgrades

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Small Dog and the Shy & Timid Dog enclosures at the Muscatine Dog Park will be closed Tuesday (April 6) for the installation of additional concrete pads to their respective entrance areas. The Parks and Recreation Depart...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Underground work nearly complete for 2nd Street Streetscape Project

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Scheduled underground work for the 2nd Street Streetscape Project was completed earlier this week. However, during an inspection of the new sanitary sewer and manhole in the Sycamore and 2nd Street intersection City Collection a...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Special Council meeting called to discuss moving house

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will hold a special session at 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, to discuss a contract to move a house on West 8th Street as part of Phase V of the West Hill Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project.

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Posted on: March 28, 2021

Full depth patching of Ford Avenue begins March 29

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Full Depth Patching Project, part of the City of Muscatine 2020-2021 Pavement Management Program, will resume on Monday (March 29) as All-American Concrete, Inc., begins work on Ford Avenue from Park Avenue to Jody Drive.

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Posted on: March 27, 2021

Joint meeting of City, County, School boards set for March 30

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council, Muscatine School Board, and the Muscatine County Board of Supervisors will hold a rare joint session on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, to hear updates on housing, Deep Lake Park development, and the Muscati...

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Posted on: March 27, 2021

MPW plans Main Street closure March 29-April 2

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will be closing Main Street from Grandview Avenue to Mill Street starting Monday, March 29, for construction work. Lane restrictions will also be in place on Grandview Avenue from Cana...

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Posted on: March 27, 2021

400 block of East 2nd Street to be closed for sewer replacement

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – East 2nd Street will be closed to traffic from the Mulberry roundabout to Walnut Street for a sanitary sewer replacement. The closure will begin on Monday, March 29, with work completed by May 17, weather permitting.

 

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Nominations sought by Historic Preservation Commission

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Historic Preservation Commission and the Friends of Muscatine Historic Preservation are requesting award nominations to be presented during the Historic Preservation Month celebration this May.

 

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Monthly report of City department activity is released

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USCATINE, Iowa – A new tool is available now for residents of the City of Muscatine who would like to know more about what each department has accomplished on a monthly basis.

 

The City Administrator’s Monthly Report i...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Fulliam closed at Houser intersection for pavement restoration March 19-22

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Fulliam Street has been closed at the intersection with Houser and Houser will be reduced to one lane of traffic while Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) repairs the pavement from a water main break. The closure is expected to la...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

City Council to conduct public hearing on proposed budget March 18

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will preside over three public hearings during its Thursday (March 18, 2021) regular session including two on the City of Muscatine budget.

 

The Muscatine City Council will meet virtually for t...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

City evaluating what stimulus money can be used for

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine is in line to receive $3.28 million from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 but what it can and cannot be used for is one of the biggest questions officials have.

 

“We are begi...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Change to 5th Street and Park Avenue intersection starts March 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A change is coming to the intersection of East 5th Street and Park Avenue, at least temporarily, as part of the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project.

 

Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will place the traffic lights...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Annual Greenwood Cemetery cleanup nears end

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The annual spring cleanup of Muscatine Greenwood Cemetery is underway. All grave decorations were to be removed by Monday, March 15, 2021, according to cemetery staff. Remaining grave decorations will be removed and discarded by...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

East 2nd and Sycamore intersection closed to traffic

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Work resumed Tuesday (March 16) on the 2nd Street Streetscape Project as the intersection of East 2nd Street and Sycamore Street was closed to traffic. The intersection is expected to remain closed for up to six weeks, weather p...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Iowa Severe Weather Awareness Week scheduled March 22-26

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DES MOINES – The Muscatine County Emergency Management Agency, Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEMD), National Weather Service (NWS), and Iowa Emergency Management Association (IEMA) have joined together to promote...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Compost Facility prepped for opening of season on March 13

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MUSCATINE – Iowa – Miller Logging spent most of the last week shredding the remaining piles of storm damage accumulated from the derecho in 2020 as the Compost Facility prepared for the opening of their season.

 

The Compost Facility will ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Time to spring forward; check CO and smoke detector batteries

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 14, 2021, as Iowans “spring” forward and move their clocks up one hour. The Muscatine Fire Department reminds residents that this is also a good time to change the batter...

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