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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Opportunities available to join the City of Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine is looking for applicants who are willing to join a staff dedicated to public service and to the residents and businesses of Muscatine.

Opportunities are available with the:

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Refuse, recycling collection schedule changed for July 4 holiday

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – City of Muscatine offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019, for Independence Day, and there will be no refuse or recycling collection on that day. There has also been a change in the date for the first city council meeting of Jul...

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Posted on: June 22, 2019

Record 99 days above flood stage at Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Mississippi River dropped below the 16 foot mark early Friday morning ending a stretch of 99 consecutive days of being above flood stage. How long the river stays within its banks remains to be seen as more rain is forecasted for the...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Three complete academy, join Muscatine Fire Department

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The newest members of the Muscatine Fire Department are now on duty after completing their initial academy training last week. The three were presented their Certificates of Completion on Friday and reported to their shifts this week.

Eri...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Practice firework safety this holiday season

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – It is time to celebrate our nation’s independence and residents are reminded that the discharge of consumer fireworks is limited to two days in July.

Muscatine City Code states that consumer fireworks can be legally discharged July 3 and ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Cleanup efforts continue inside Riverside Park

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Mississippi River continues to withdraw back to its banks while cleanup efforts progress inside Muscatine’s Riverside Park with the goal to reopen the park to parking and activities by the weekend.

The latest observation of the Missis...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Five dogs rescued from house fire early Tuesday (June 18)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Five dogs are alive today after being rescued from a structure fire Monday night in Muscatine.

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 911 call at 12:16 a.m. Tuesday of a kitchen on fire at 1718 Miles Avenue, Muscati...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Mississippi Drive, 2nd Street reopen to traffic June 14

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Mississippi Drive and 2nd Street will be reopened to traffic late Friday (June 14) morning as the Mississippi River continues to recede back to within its banks.

Department of Public Works (DPW) staff began taking down Flood Structure No....

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

City looking for resident to serve on P&Z Commission

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Nominating Committee, a subcommittee of the Muscatine City Council, met this week to fill open positions on the various boards and commissions that support and advise different departments and different aspects of life within Muscati...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Cleanup 2.0 - Mississippi Drive reopens Pine to Iowa

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – After reaching the third highest crest in Muscatine history, the Mississippi River is now receding but the river could remain above flood stage well into the later part of June or early July. And that is dependent on the weather.

The Miss...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Text-To-911 now available through MUSCOM

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JASPER NAMED MUSCOM MANAGER

MUSCATINE, Iowa – It is always preferred that individuals call 911 to report an emergency, but, in most of Iowa and now in Muscatine County, individuals now also have the ability to text 911 on their mobile phone.

The Iowa Depart...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Recycling services at Transfer Station to end on July 1

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The recycling containers located near the entrance of the Compost Site at the Muscatine Transfer Station will no longer be available to the public as of July 1, 2019, according to David Popp, Solid Waste/Collection and Drainage Manager. ...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 18, 2019

Five dogs rescued from house fire early Tuesday (June 18)

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Five dogs are alive today after being rescued from a structure fire Monday night in Muscatine.

The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 911 call at 12:16 a.m. Tuesday of a kitchen on fire at 1718 Miles Avenu...

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