City Communications

Welcome to the City of Muscatine's Communications Department. Our mission is to effectively communicate accurate, timely, and relevant information to the residents, businesses, and visitors of Muscatine. We are dedicated to fostering transparent and engaging communication between the City government and our community. 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.

What We Do:

  • Media Relations: We serve as the primary point of contact for media inquiries and coordinate press releases, interviews, and other media-related activities.
  • Social Media Management: We maintain and engage with the community on the City's official social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.
  • Content Creation: We develop creative content for the City's website, social media, newsletters, and other communication materials.
  • Community Outreach: We coordinate and support events and initiatives that promote community engagement and collaboration.
  • Crisis Communication: We provide timely and accurate information during emergencies and other critical situations.

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  1. Police Lights

    Suspicious object removed from Riverside Park Tuesday

    The Muscatine Police Department received a report at 6:18 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, concerning a suspicious object found by a citizen in the upriver end of Muscatine’s Riverside Park. Read on...
  2. City Administrator Monthly Report August Promo

    City Administrator's August report of City activity available

    The City Administration report highlighting activity of each City of Muscatine department during August 2023 is available for viewing. Read on...
  3. Watermelon 001 - Ready to transport from Hoffman, Inc. (JPG) 09-18-2023

    Watermelon sculpture to be delivered Wednesday morning

    The World’s Largest Watermelon will complete its journey to the Muscatine riverfront Wednesday, travelling from Silver Hawk Fabrication to Riverside Park courtesy of the Canadian Pacific-Kansas City (CPKC) Railroad. Read on...
  4. Riverfront Trail - Mad Creek Chicanes (JPG) - September 13, 2023

    Trail crossing at Mad Creek reopens following repairs

    One of the Riverfront Trail crossings of the Canadian Pacific-Kansas City (CPKC) Railroad in Riverside Park has reopened for public use while another has been closed to remove and replace the Quiet Zone chicanes. Read on...
  5. No Parking Riverside Park - Food Truck Fight (JPG)

    Parking restrictions this weekend in Riverside Park

    The small parking lot on the downriver end of Riverside Park (playground area) will be closed to traffic Thursday-Monday (Sept. 14-18) for the Food Truck Fight® that is returning to the Muscatine riverfront. Read on...
  6. What is on the City Council agenda (JPG)

    City Council to conduct two meetings Thursday

    The Muscatine City Council will conduct two meetings Thursday with the in-depth session now scheduled to follow a regular Council session that was moved up from the original September 21 date. Read on...
  7. SIGN - Street Closed 01

    Block of West 3rd Street closed to all traffic

    The City of Muscatine closed the 100 block of West 3rd Street to all traffic effective immediately. Read on...
  8. Man Filled WIth Music 2023 (JPG)

    Muscatine printmaker to be featured at Art Center

    “Jon Fasanelli-Cawelti: The Man Filled with Music” opens September 21 at the Muscatine Art Center and is the first major exhibition of his work since his passing in 2021. Read on...
  9. 091422 Mike Kruse Memorial widescreen (JPG)

    Ceremony Thursday to remember Fallen Firefighter Mike Kruse

    Mike Kruse’s dedication to job safety and protecting Muscatine residents is a lesson that can be taught to the firefighters of today and those of the future. Read on...
  10. Housing Market Street Sign (JPG)

    Public Visioning Sessions set for Housing Analysis Study

    A series of public engagement meetings will be held this week as part of the Countywide Housing Market Analysis. Read on...
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  12. Riverfront trail RR crossing at Mad Creek looking to river (JPG) September,  8, 2023

    Riverfront Trail railroad crossing chicanes to be replaced

    Two of the Riverfront Trail crossings of the Canadian Pacific-Kansas City (CPKC) Railroad in Riverside Park will be closed to the public for one week to remove and replace the Quiet Zone chicanes. Read on...
  13. Greenwood Cemetery on October 3, 2022 (JPG)

    Take a walk through Muscatine's storied past on Sept. 24

    The annual “Walk (or Ride) Through History” is set for 1:00 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at Greenwood Cemetery, 1814 Lucas Street, Muscatine. This event is fun for all ages and free of cost to attend. Read on...
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