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    Council to consider new forgivable loan program Thursday

    The Muscatine City Council will consider the establishment of a small business forgivable loan program for businesses along the Grandview Avenue corridor when they meet Thursday (Jan. 20) in the Council Chambers at Muscatine City Hall. Read on...
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    Be wary of but don't feed geese "loafing" in Muscatine

    Numerous reports of geese grazing outside the confines of Weed Park in Muscatine have been received by Animal Control and the Muscatine Police Department, but the number of geese is much more manageable now than four years ago. Read on...
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    CA monthly report of Department accomplishments published

    The monthly City Administrator Report to the City Council and Citizens of Muscatine is now available highlighting the many accomplishments by the departments of the City of Muscatine during the month of December. Read on...
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    Kitchen fire damages Muscatine home; MFD urges fire safety awareness

    A Muscatine home was damaged during a morning kitchen fire Tuesday (Jan. 18), the second kitchen fire in a week that the Muscatine Fire Department has responded to. Read on...
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    Council to hear presentation on Animal Control Regulations Thursday

    Presentations on a riverfront amphitheater, a watershed study, and animal control regulations are on the agenda for the Muscatine City Council in-depth session on Thursday (Jan. 13) in the Council Chambers of Muscatine City Hall. Read on...
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    Record number of service calls for MFD during 2021 calendar year

    If you thought that the Muscatine Fire Department was busy in 2021, you were right. Read on...
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    Half block of East 2nd Street closed for sewer repair

    The 400 block of East 2nd Street is closed to traffic for a lateral sewer repair. The closure went into effect Tuesday (Jan. 11) and will continued at least through Friday (Jan. 14). Read on...
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    More snow means more fun at Snow Pile Treasure Hunt January 29

    The community is invited to come enjoy an afternoon of hunting for buried treasure, building snow creatures, and drinking hot cocoa as the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department hosts the Snow Pile Treasure Hunt January 29. Read on...
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    Preventing residential fires as the weather turns colder

    Many people turn to additional heating equipment as the weather turns colder, and the potential for property and/or personal loss due to fire also increases unless adequate precautions are taken. Read on...
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    Two receive minor injuries in apartment fire Sunday

    Two residents received minor injuries following a grease fire on a stovetop Sunday afternoon in Muscatine. Read on...
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    Muni Golf Course Clubhouse - the perfect venue for your event

    Are you looking for the perfect place to host your family get-together, office gathering, or birthday party? Look no further than the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course. Read on...
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    Clinics, lessons offered this winter at Municipal Golf Course

    Weekly clinics will be offered at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course starting Saturday (Jan. 8, 2022) for those interested in refining their golf swing while preparing for the 2022 season. Read on...
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    Revisions to floodplain management on Council January 6 agenda

    A rather light agenda is in the offing for the Muscatine City Council when they meet for the first time in 2022 Thursday (Jan. 6) in the Council Chambers of Muscatine City Hall. Read on...
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    Grandview opened for two-way traffic; West 8th also opened

    Grandview Avenue and West 8th Street were opened for traffic Tuesday (Jan. 4) but drivers are reminded that these areas remain construction zones during the winter shutdown and caution should be used at all times. Read on...
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    A New Year message from Muscatine Mayor Brad Bark

    Muscatine Mayor Brad Bark writes to the citizens of Muscatine at the start of 2022. Read on...
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    Common sense key to preventing winter house fires

    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 Hartman. Read on...
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    City preparing for first winter storm of the season

    Preparations are underway for a potential winter storm, the first of the season, with the Department of Public Works (DPW) outfitting their fleet of trucks with snow plows and salt boxes while monitoring the forecast for the timing and path of the storm. Read on...
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    Bark the news! Dog Park 2022 permits are available for purchase

    Muscatine Dog Park 2022 permits are currently available from the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. The park, located on South Houser Street, is open year-round, weather permitting, but a permit is required to use the facility. Read on...
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    Festival of Light cheer, charity boosted by the spirit of Christmas

    Helping hands from local individuals, organizations, and businesses came together to light up Muscatine’s historic Weed Park with the glow of holiday displays this December boosting cheer and charity. Read on...
  20. 2022 Christmas Tree Recycling (JPG)

    City to again assist residents in recycling Christmas trees

    The City of Muscatine will once again assist Muscatine and Fruitland residents in the recycling of their live Christmas trees. Read on...
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