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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Celebracion des las artes at Art Center October 20

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The Muscatine Art Center, LULAC Muscatine, and the Stanley Center for Peace and Security are collaborating to offer an evening of dancing, music, and more from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, at the Muscatine Art Center.

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Fire Department urges families to create fire escape plan

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention WeekTM (FPW), which is scheduled for October 9-15, 2022. This year’s FPW campaign, “...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Muscatine set to host 12th annual Fall Festival

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The community is invited to venture out to the Muscatine Mall from 1-3 p.m. on October 15 as the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department hosts the 12th Annual Fall Festival.

The main corridors will be filled with a variety of a...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Council set to vote Thursday on ordinance allowing UTVs

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will vote on an ordinance revising Title 7, Chapter 2 of City Code that would permit the use of off-road utility vehicles (UTV) on city streets. The vote will be taken following the third and final rea...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Muscatine surplus items on the auction block

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine is conducting another Public Surplus Auction of items declared as surplus by the Muscatine City Council. The Department of Public Works will conduct the on-line surplus auction through November 7, 2022. 

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Block of West 2nd closed to traffic this weekend

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The 200 block of West 2nd Street will be closed to traffic from noon Friday (Oct. 7) through noon Sunday (Oct. 9) for “Rockin’ On 2nd”. A stage will be set up near the Pearl City Chiropractic Build...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

City Council to begin hour earlier starting Oct. 6

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council approved an updated “Rules of Council” at its September 15 meeting with one of the biggest changes being the starting time for Council meetings.

Starting Thursday (Oct. 6), City Council meetings will begin at 6 ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Families will have a blast at a bewitching bash

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Trunks full of treasure will be emptied of their goodies by costumed characters of all sorts and sizes as the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department hosts a scary good time this Halloween. 

Children will have the opp...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Fall cleanup underway at Greenwood Cemetery

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - All grave decorations must be removed from Greenwood Cemetery by October 15, 2022. All remaining grave decorations will be removed and discarded by Cemetery Staff after that date.

This includes, but is not limited to, wreaths, silk flower...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

"All You Can Play" golf special starts October 1

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The “All You Can Play” fall special is back at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course with added benefits. Starting Saturday (Oct. 1) golfers will be able to play as many rounds as they would like all day long, with a golf cart, fo...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Public Safety Open House is set for Sunday (Oct. 2)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A popular event will return to Muscatine this weekend as the Muscatine Fire Department, Muscatine Police Department, Muscatine Sheriff’s Department, and Muscatine County Joint Communications (MUSCOM) join forces to host the 2022 Public S...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Muscatine Firefighters train on two scenarios this week

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Imagine falling down into one of the many ravines that dot the Muscatine landscape, or being trapped inside a home filled with smoke. These were two scenarios used by the Muscatine Fire Department for training exercises this past week.

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

City, County, School Board to meet in joint session

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council, Muscatine School Board, and the Muscatine County Board of Supervisors will meet in a joint session at 7 p.m., Tuesday (Sept. 27) at Muscatine High School. The Muscatine School Board is the host for the session...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Muscatine Police K9 Dexter to receive protective vest

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - Muscatine Police Department’s K9 Dexter will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. 

K9 Dexter’s vest is sponsored by Don and Misty Fike...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Section of Grandview Avenue to be closed two weeks

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A full closure of Grandview Avenue from Day Street to White Street will begin at 7 a.m. Monday (Sept. 26) as reconstruction of Grandview Avenue on both sides of the Canadian Pacific Railroad (CP) crossing begins. The closure will last ap...

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