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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Speed limit changes on Mississippi Drive, Houser Street

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine implemented changes to the speed limits on two Muscatine streets after the changes were approved by the Muscatine City Council on Aug. 16.

The Muscatine Traffic Committee studied the speed limit and traffic...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Monumental moment for Mississippi Drive on Thursday

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – While it may look like little is being done on Phase 2 of the Mississippi Drive Corridor Reconstruction Project (MDCRP), Department of Public Works Director Brian Stineman urges the public to be patient.

“We are not go...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Refuse, recycling schedule released for Labor Day 2018

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The offices and most departments of the City of Muscatine will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in recognition of Labor Day 2018. All offices and departments will be open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.

In addition there...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

No injuries reported from apartment fire Tuesday morning

MUSCATINE, Iowa – No injuries were reported from an apartment fire Tuesday morning in Muscatine.

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 911 call at 8:17 a.m. Tuesday (Aug. 14) of an apartment filling with smoke at 606 Pine ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Slow but steady progress as projects near final stages

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – It may not look like not much is being accomplished along the Mississippi Drive Corridor Reconstruction Project (MDCRP), but there has been significant progress as the project moves into what is expected to be the final month o...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

VOTE! Muscatine trails project nominated for all-star award

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine’s Kent Stein to Deep Lakes Park trail is one of 21 projects from around Iowa nominated for the People’s All-Star Community Award. The bracket style competition to determine a winner begins Monday o...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Additional research begins for Fair Oaks neighborhood nomination

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MUSCATINE,            Iowa – Fair Oaks, a subdivision of Muscatine next to Weed Park, took a step closer to being placed on the National Register of Historic Places when it was announced that...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Who do you call when railroad crossing is blocked

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MUSCATINE,            Iowa – Blocked railroad crossings can be a nightmare for most drivers especially if the drivers are in a hurry and the blockage last for more than 10 minutes. Most cars ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Stroll through the past during Greenwood Cemetery walk Sept. 23

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Put on your walking shoes and pay a visit to Greenwood Cemetery on Sunday, Sept. 23, for the annual “Greenwood Cemetery Walk (or ride) Through History”. Tours start at 1 p.m. The cemetery is located...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

City deer bow hunting season, qualification shoot set

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The 2018-2019 deer bow hunting season within the limits of the City of Muscatine will be held Sept. 15, 2018 through Jan. 10, 2019. The hunting season was approved by the Muscatine City Council at its Aug. 16, 2018, meeting.

The...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

All you can play fall golf special returns to Municipal Course

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The “All You Can Play” fall special is back at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course starting Friday, Aug. 17. The weekend and holiday special allows golfers to play as many rounds as they like for ju...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

High School sand volleyball tournament set at Weed Park

Sand Pit Volleyball Courts

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A competitive sand volleyball tournament for high school students (grades nine through 12) will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25, on the Weed Park Courts located behind the lagoon just off of the Colorado Street entrance. ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Reduced hours set for Weed Park Aquatic Center

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – As the summer of 2018 nears its end and the 2018-2019 school year begins the operating hours for the Weed Park Aquatic Center will be reduced by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department.

The Muscatine Aquatic Cente...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Introductory sports program for toddlers, parents to begin Sept. 4

MUSCATINE, Iowa –Sport Starters is an introductory sports program for two- and three-year-olds with their parents sponsored by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. Participants will work on basic motor skills, socialization, a...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Little Muskies Football registration is underway

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is offering a non-competitive program to instruct the basic fundamentals of football to boys and girls ages four through seven. With help from their parents, participants w...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Registration open for Muskie Punt, Pass and Kick

MUSCATINE, Iowa - The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a Muskie Punt, Pass and Kick competition starting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28, on Diamond 3 at Kent Stein Park.          

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Two more arrests made in connection with stolen vases

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine County Attorney Alan R. Ostergren announced Thursday (Aug. 16) that two additional individuals have been arrested in connection with an investigation into the theft of brass vases from cemeteries in Muscatine...

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