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Public information strategies include the content management of a dynamic website, the cultivation of a strong social media presence, use of multi-media tools, and a timely, responsive relationship with the media.

Our goal is to enhance quality of life for residents, as well as gather and share information to support and encourage two-way communication that promotes transparent government and an engaged citizenry.

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  1. All You Can Play Golf Special 2022 (JPG)

    "All You Can Play" golf special starts October 1

    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, for just $25 per day. Read on...
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    Public Safety Open House is set for Sunday (Oct. 2)

    A popular event will return to Muscatine this weekend as the Muscatine Fire , Muscatine Police , Muscatine Sheriff’s , and MUSCOM join forces to host the 2022 Public Safety Open House Sunday, Oct. 2. Read on...
  3. Low Angle Rescue Training with victim in Muscatine Ravine 092622 (JPG)

    Muscatine Firefighters train on two scenarios this week

    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. Read on...
  4. September 2022 Joint Meeting Notice (JPG)

    City, County, School Board to meet in joint session

    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. Read on...
  5. Muscatine Police K9 Dexter - widescreen (JPG)

    Muscatine Police K9 Dexter to receive protective vest

    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. Read on...
  6. Grandview Avenue closed at CP crossing starting Sept. 26 (JPG)

    Section of Grandview Avenue to be closed two weeks

    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 two weeks. Read on...
  7. Downriver Boat Launch dredging operation overall shot Sept. 22, 2022 (JPG)

    Old boat launch closed as dredging operations begin

    Dredging of the downriver boat launch area in Riverside Park began Thursday (Sept. 22) and the launch area is now closed for public use. Read on...
  8. Firefighters training in vacant house on Cedar Street Sept. 21, 2022 (JPG)

    Firefighters conduct training in vacant home

    The Muscatine Fire Department continued their training regimen Wednesday morning conducted a training exercise in a vacant home on Cedar Street. Read on...
  9. Friends Butterfly Experience graphic (JPG)

    Public invited to enjoy 'Butterfly Experience' this Sunday

    The Friends of the Musser Public Library invite you to meet and feed butterflies at the “Butterfly Experience” on Sunday (Sept. 25) from 2-4 p.m. at the City of Muscatine Pollinator Park, 600 S. Houser Street. Read on...
  10. City Administrators Monthly Report August 2022 (JPG)

    Report of city department August 2022 activity released

    The monthly City Administrator Report to the City Council and Citizens of Muscatine is now available highlighting the many accomplishments by the departments of the City of Muscatine during the month of August 2022. Read on...
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    Man charged after school parking lot argument

    The Muscatine County Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received multiple 911 calls at approximately 2:38 p.m. today (Sept. 19), of a subject who was creating a disturbance in the parking lot of McKinley Elementary School. Read on...
  12. Dredge launched into Mississippi River (JPG)

    Dredging operations set to begin at two locations

    Dredging of the Muscatine Boat Harbor and Marina will begin in the next two weeks after the dredge used for the operation was launched Friday morning from the downriver boat launch in Riverside Park. Read on...
  13. Downriver Riverside Park boat launch closed for dredging (JPG)

    Downriver boat launch in Riverside Park closed starting Monday

    The boat launch in the downriver portion of Riverside Park will be closed to the public starting Monday, September 19, for dredging operations to clean mud and debris from the area of the old launch. Read on...
  14. Southend Neighborhood street view 071822 (JPG)

    Grants available to help Southend residents with projects

    The City of Muscatine is extending a helping hand to those who would like to promote neighborhood activities or develop other projects that would build on community pride and develop connections in the south end of Muscatine. Read on...
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