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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Expect traffic delays on Stewart Road Tuesday (Dec. 18)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Drivers in the south end of Muscatine should expect delays around the noon hour Tuesday (Dec. 18) as a 100-foot long load is delivered to Grain Processing Corporation (GPC). Delivery is expected between 11 a.m-12 p.m. on Tuesda...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Fall leaf pickup program ends Dec. 21; resumes Spring 2019

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Five of the eight zones for the Fall Leaf Pickup program have been completed and crews from the Department of Public Works (DPW) are working to complete the final three zones by the end of the day on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018.

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Leaf Pickup program will continue through December 21

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Two trucks with the Department of Public Works (DPW) are continuing the leaf pickup program for the City of Muscatine as the weather remains dry. Brian Stineman, DPW Director, said Tuesday that the current plan for leaf pickup is to fini...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

City of Muscatine receives clean audit report

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The City of Muscatine has again received an unmodified (“clean”) opinion according to the annual audit report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018. The audit was performed by Bohnsack and Frommelt LLP, ce...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

New Explorer post focusing on Fire, EMS opportunities

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A new Fire/EMS Explorer Post has been formed in Muscatine sponsored by the Muscatine Fire Department, providing a hands-on program for boys and girls 15- to 20-years-old to learn about careers in Fire and EMS.

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Council passes resolution supporting Home Rule in Iowa

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – In 1968 the citizens of Iowa voted for an amendment to the Iowa Constitution that allowed cities the ability to provide more local governance and regulation with certain restrictions. The grass roots effort that led to the passage of the...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Who to call for lift assistance

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Fire Department currently provides a valuable service for Muscatine and area residents, providing both fire protection and an advanced life support ambulance service. This double service by a group of men and women dedicate...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Blankets created for children of domestic violence

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Blankets for children of domestic violence were created by City of Muscatine City Hall staff recently. The blankets were delivered to the Muscatine Center for Social Action (MCSA) where they can be handpicked and kept by children of domestic violence. Pic...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Need that perfect venue for your winter event?

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Are you looking for the perfect place to host your holiday get-together, office gathering, or birthday party?

Look no further as the City of Muscatine has just what you need with the Riverview Center and the Muscatine M...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Sharpen your basketball skills over winter break

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – All boys and girls in the first through sixth grades are invited to participate in the Basketball Shooting Camp sponsored by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. Attendees will learn the proper stance, balanc...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Vacant home suffers $30,000 damage from Dec. 14 fire

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A vacant single family home at 403 West Fourth Street, Muscatine, received approximately $30,000 in fire and smoke damage Friday (Dec. 14) afternoon.

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 911 call of a house “fully...

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