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    Veteran Muscatine police officer is named new Police Chief

    A 17-year-veteran of the Muscatine Police Department has been selected as the next Chief of Police for the City of Muscatine pending approval by the Muscatine City Council at their December 1 meeting. Read on...
  2. Mayor Brad Bark and family (JPG)

    Thanksgiving letter from the Mayor of Muscatine

    I want to extend my best wishes to you and your families during this Thanksgiving weekend. Read on...
  3. Family looking at art (JPG)

    Art Center receives highest national recognition

    The Muscatine Art Center has again achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. Read on...
  4. Thanksgiving Holiday (JPG)

    Thanksgiving schedule for City of Muscatine services

    City of Muscatine offices will be closed on Thursday (Nov. 24) and Friday (Nov. 25) for the Thanksgiving holiday. All offices will reopen for regular hours on Monday (Nov. 28). Read on...
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    Fall leaf collection resumes after pause for winter weather

    The fall leaf collection program was resumed by the Department of Public Works (DPW) Thursday after pausing for the past three days due to the winter weather that moved through Muscatine earlier this week. Read on...
  6. Mayor Brad Bark and Captain Tony Kies discuss the revised code on UTVs (JPG)

    UTV vs. ATV - what is allowed on Muscatine streets

    An amendment to Title 7, Chapter 2 of Muscatine City Code was approved by the Muscatine City Council and is now on the books, allowing Off-Road/Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTVs) to be used on city streets and alleys with certain stipulations. Read on...
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    Candy Cane Hunt returns to the riverfront in 2022

    The City of Muscatine and the Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to come down to the riverfront December 2 and join in on some deliciously good fun with the annual Candy Cane Hunt. Read on...
  8. What is on the meeting agenda for November 17 (JPG)

    Annual Street Financial Report on Council agenda

    The Muscatine City Council will be asked to approve the Annual Street Finance Report for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 during the Council’s final meeting before the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, (Nov. 17). Read on...
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    Grandview-Sampson intersection open to traffic

    The Grandview Avenue intersection with South Houser and Sampson streets is now open to traffic. The barricades were removed this morning by prime contractor Heuer Construction after the completion of landscaping and utility work. Read on...
  10. Meet The Candidates Promo (JPG)

    Open House Thursday to meet Police Chief candidates

    The City of Muscatine will be hosting a public meeting Thursday (Nov. 17) for citizens of Muscatine to visit with the six candidates for Muscatine Chief of Police. Read on...
  11. City Administrators Monthly Report October Promo (JPG)

    Monthly Report for October 2022 available for review

    The City Administrator Report to the Muscatine City Council and to the citizens of Muscatine is now available online by clicking MONTHLY REPORT. Read on...
  12. Closed For Repairs Promo (JPG)

    Front entrance to City Hall to be closed for repairs

    The main entrance to Muscatine City Hall as well as the lower-level main entrance will be closed starting Monday (Nov. 21) as work begins to replace the concrete porch deck. The schedule for the work is weather dependent. Read on...
  13. Adult-Golf-Lessons (JPG)

    Plan to play golf at the Muni during your holiday weekend

    The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but will be open regular hours Friday through Sunday, November 25-27, weather permitting. Read on...
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