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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Leaf collection efforts entering final stage for 2019

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – As long as the weather permits the Department of Public Works (DPW) will continue to collect leaves throughout the City of Muscatine, according to Brian Stineman, DPW Director. At least that is the plan, weather permitting, thr...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Remembrance Day theme for Bingo at Muni Clubhouse

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will honor National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day during bingo from 6-7:30 p.m. this Thursday, December 5, 2019, in the Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse, The public is invited to test their luck...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

West 8th Street reopens to traffic November 27

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Crews from the Department of Public Works and prime contractor KE Flatwork, Inc., are finishing up cleanup activity on West 8th Street today (November 26) with the contractor planning to open up the street to traffic Wednesday (November ...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Eight street sections being repaired in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Eight street sections around Muscatine are undergoing “emergency” repairs by Heuer Construction, the prime contractor for the Full Depth Patching Project. The repairs will be full-depth patching with traffic control devices in place arou...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

8th Street to reopen to traffic on November 27

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – West 8th Street will be open for traffic in time for the Thanksgiving holiday according to City of Muscatine project managers. Phase 4B of the West Hill Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project has kept the majority of 8th Street from...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

1500 block of Washington to be closed for sewer repair

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The 1500 block of Washington Street will be closed to traffic from Park Avenue to Union Street starting Monday, November 25, and continuing through Tuesday, December 3. The street closure is needed to repair a collapsed sewer line and wa...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Common sense key to preventing house fires this winter

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A little common sense can go a long way to keeping you safe throughout the year. That is especially true during the winter months when houses are closed up and cold temperatures arrive according to Assistant Fire Chief Mike Har...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

The hunt for candy canes returns to the riverfront December 6

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Santa Claus will be sending his elves down to Riverside Park on December 6 to hide thousands of candy canes as the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department hosts their annual Candy Cane Hunt.

The community is invited to come and...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

ZBA, Airport Advisory boards in search of new members

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Airport Advisory Committee are each looking for a member from the Muscatine community to fulfill unexpired terms on their respective panels. Interested community members are asked to visit the Board...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Lane restrictions put in place for Houser Hill

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Work on the West Side Trail Project is underway and with that comes lane restrictions on North Houser Street from Hershey to Lucas. Heuer Construction has been removing topsoil from the west side of North Houser Street with the driving l...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Update on projects: Expect delays on Mississippi Drive next week

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will begin the process of taking down some of the electrical lines on Mississippi Drive from Broadway to Mulberry Avenue starting on Monday, November 18, 2019.

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Leaf collection delayed; compost facility hours change

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The leaf collection efforts by Department of Public Works crews has been delayed due to the snow covered and frozen leaves. City crews will not be picking up leaves on Tuesday, Nov. 12, or Wednesday, Nov. 13, but will resume on Thursday,...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Muscatine Golf Course Clubhouse available for rent

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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 than the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse that is available for you to reserve throughout the...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

History, future of "Mussels of Muscatine" to be discussed

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine is joining forces with The Nature Conservancy, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and the National Pearl Button Museum for a discussion on the history and future of “Mussels of Muscatine” and the ongoin...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Schedule for fall leaf pickup released by Public Works

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Leaves will begin to fall in earnest later this month with the Department of Public Works releasing the 2019 Fall Leaf Pickup schedule. Leaf vacuum trucks will hit the streets of Muscatine starting on Monday, Oct. 14, in Zone 8 (see map)...

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