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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Muscatine Aquatic Center ready to open this weekend

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – It does not feel like “pool” time in Muscatine today (May 21) but the warmth of late spring and summer will soon be here, and so will the opening of the Muscatine Aquatic Center in Weed Park.

The Muscatine Parks and Recreation De...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Registration underway for 2019 City Golf Tournament

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Registration is now open for the 2019 George Lohman Muscatine City Golf Tournament that will be contested June 8-9, 2019, at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course. This year’s tournament will have an Open Division (age 49 and under), Senio...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

It's the law ... keep grass clippings out of the street

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – You have seen the commercials on television, posts on social media, and accounts throughout the various media outlets … the placement of grass clippings on roadways is a safety hazard, especially for those on motorcycles and bicycles. It...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Block of Iowa Avenue to be closed to traffic starting May 27

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Iowa Avenue will be closed starting Thursday (May 23) from 7th Street to 8th Street as KE Flatwork, Inc., mills the pavement as part of Phase 4B of the West Hill Sewer Separation Project. Barricades will be placed on Iowa Avenu...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

City offices closed Memorial Day, trash pickup delayed

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – City of Muscatine offices will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, so that our employees may join with their families, and with Muscatine residents and citizens across the United States, in honoring those who made the ultimate sac...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

City to remove flood barriers, open Mississippi Drive

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Mississippi Drive and 2nd Street will be open to traffic this afternoon according to City of Muscatine officials.

“Based on the most recent information it appears the river will hold stead near 18.3 feet for the rest of the week,” Brian S...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

City of Muscatine recognized for financial reporting

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Certificate for Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Muscatine for the 25th consecutive year by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The awar...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Muscatine County EMS Child Safety Day postponed to June 1

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The 2019 Muscatine County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Child Safety Day event scheduled for Saturday, May 18, at Blain’s Farm & Fleet in Muscatine has been postponed until June 1 in the parking lot of Blain&am...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Mississippi Drive reopened Pine Street to Iowa Avenue

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine reopened Mississippi Drive from Pine Street to Iowa Avenue as the Mississippi River continues to recede.

“We are cleaning and taken down flood walls as we can,” Brian Stineman, Director of the Department of Public Wo...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

No parking, driving allowed on Mississippi Drive ... yet

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Mississippi Drive remains closed to both vehicular traffic and to parking from Pine Street to Mulberry Avenue according to City of Muscatine officials.

City officials will be enforcing the parking ban especially from Mulberry to...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Public notice to property owners on weed removal

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Community Development Department of the City of Muscatine has issued a public notice to property owners of the need to cut or remove, and to keep cut or removed, all noxious weeds on their property and adjacent unimproved p...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Registration for summer programs is underway

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Parks and Recreation offers activities for all ages throughout the summer months. From swim lessons and tee-ball to pickleball and sand volleyball, there is a program opportunity for any age to be active and engaged th...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Opportunities to help determine Muscatine's future available

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine is reaching out to the residents of the city looking for interested individuals who would like to become a part of the decision making process for the future of Muscatine.

The City has 12 different boards and commiss...

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Posted on: April 28, 2019

Various opportunities to play at Municipal Golf Course

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MUSCATINE, Iowa  A variety of opportunities for all ages and skill levels to play at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course is available for the 2019 golf season.

New to the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course this year is an 18-hole Par 3 Cour...

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Posted on: April 27, 2019

Par 3 layout unveiled at Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A new 18-hole par-3 course has been added to the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course for the 2019 season. The family-friendly par-3 course will be available for play any time during normal business operations.

The par-3 course uses the curren...

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