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Posted on: August 29, 2019

"A Visualization of Hope” on exhibit at Muscatine Art Center

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MUSCATINE, IOWA - Many artist statements in the exhibition, “A Visualization of Hope,” are messages that share personal stories while expressing appreciation for fleeting moments of time. The 30 artists represented in the juried exhibi...

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Press Release (PDF) Art Center

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

2nd Street improvements to be subject of public meeting Sept. 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Tentative plans for the 2nd street Streetscape Project will be discussed during a public open house meeting scheduled from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, in the City Council Chambers at Muscatine City Hall.

All Downtown Muscatin...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 14, 2019

Firefighters honor Mike Kruse with laying of the wreath ceremony

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Michael Kruse was remembered with the laying of a wreath at the Firefighters Memorial Saturday (Sept. 14) during a special service commemorating the 17th anniversary of his death.

Kruse was 53-years-old and a 27-year veteran of the Muscat...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Third Street closure extended; progress made on other projects

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The street closure on 3rd Street will last longer than anticipated and Pine Street is now closed from 7th to 8th Street with the race to complete 2019 construction enters the fall season.

Work is moving forward in two major projects in Mu...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Historic Home Tax Credit program to be held on September 24

Historic Home Tax Credit 101 for 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa - The Muscatine Historic Preservation Commission and Friends of Muscatine Historic Preservation would like to invite any interested local resident or property owner to attend a presentation on the historic tax credit programs available for...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Proposed Fair Oaks Historic District is moving forward

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The process to recognize the historic Fair Oaks neighborhood in Muscatine is nearing completion after a year of research and development.  The National Register nomination for the Fair Oaks Historic District will be officially r...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Block of Pine Street closed to traffic starting Sept. 16

Road Work

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A one block section of Pine Street, from 7th to 8th streets, will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, Sept. 16, as KE Flatworks, Inc., begins the pavement restoration process as part Phase 4B of the West Hill Sanitary and St...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Cardboard recycling bins removed ... for now

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine has offered a cardboard recycling area at the entrance to the Department of Public Works yard on Washington Street since late July but that service was terminated on Tuesday (Sept.10).

David Popp, Solid Waste/Collect...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Gas dock closing for the season on September 15

Muscatine Harbor and Marina Gas Dock May 25, 2018 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Boat Harbor Gas Dock will close for the season at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 15, 2019, according to the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department.

The normal open hours for the remainder of the season are...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Adult volleyball league registration is underway

Volleyball League

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Registration for the 2019-2020 Winter Adult Volleyball Leagues are now being accepted by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. A competitive power league and a recreational league will be offered this year. Ne...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 8, 2019

Two meetings planned on Hazard Mitigation Plan update

2015 Hazard Mitigation Map (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine County is currently in the process of updating the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan according to Brian Wright, director of Muscatine County Emergency Management.

As part of the process, members of the public are invit...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 7, 2019

Greenwood Cemetery Walk through History set for Sept. 22

Greenwood Cemetery Walk 2015

MUSCATINE, Iowa –The annual Greenwood Cemetery “Walk (or Ride) Through History” has been scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 22, according to the City of Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. Greenwood Cemetery is located at 1814 Lucas...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 7, 2019

Temporary closures for lower boat launch scheduled

Celebration Belle (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa –The lower boat launch in Riverside Park will be closed on Wednesday, September 18, and Wednesday, October 16, to allow the Celebration Belle room to dock at the Pearl City Station according to the City of Muscatine Parks and Recr...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Muscatine girl presented Meritorious Civilian Award

Meritorious Award Presentation September 5, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The quick thinking of a young Muscatine girl was instrumental in saving a family’s home and possibly lives. For her efforts, Isabelle Maresca was presented the Meritorious Civilian Award by Muscatine Fire Chief Jerry Ewers during the Mus...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Flipped Out Furniture relocating to Muscatine, receives SBFL funds

Small Business Forgivable Loan to Flipped Out Furniture  Sept. 5, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A successful furniture business is moving from Davenport to Downtown Muscatine and received a $25,000 Small Business Forgivable Loan (SBFL) from the City of Muscatine Community Development Department to help with the relocation effort.

“F...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 4, 2019

All You Can Play golf special begins September 9

All You Can Play Golf Special (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will begin the All You Can Play fall special on Monday, September 9. Play as many rounds as you like for just $25.00 from 3:00 p.m. until dusk on weekends and holidays.

Head out to the Muscatin...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Disinformation prevalent on Carver Corner project

Carver Corner map (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A recent post on social media concerning the proposed redevelopment of the area known as “Carver Corner” has spurred a tremendous amount of discussion. However, the post has more disinformation than actual facts.

For the past seven years ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Qualified candidates sought for Parks and Recreation positions

Employment Opportunity  - parks and rec (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting dependable, hardworking individuals to fill several positions in the Department of Parks and Recreation for the fall and winter of 2019-2020. 

A variety of job ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: August 29, 2019

"A Visualization of Hope” on exhibit at Muscatine Art Center

Living Proof Promo - Living Proof Exhibit - 082919 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, IOWA - Many artist statements in the exhibition, “A Visualization of Hope,” are messages that share personal stories while expressing appreciation for fleeting moments of time. The 30 artists represented in the juried exhibition rely on differe...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Surplus items on the auction block starting September 3

online-auction (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Items declared as surplus by the Muscatine City Council on August 15 will be on the auction block in September as the City of Muscatine Department of Public Works will conduct an on-line surplus auction. Items left over from pr...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Firefighters quickly contain apartment fire Tuesday

Hershey Fire 2 August 27, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – No injuries were reported in a structure fire Tuesday morning (Aug. 27) that heavily damaged one of the three apartments. The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 911 call at approximately 9:11 a.m. Tuesday of a stru...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Volunteer chaplains sought to work with Muscatine Police

Police Chaplain (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Police Department’s Chaplain Corps is looking for men and women who would like to volunteer as Police Chaplains. The Corps currently has three members, but additions are needed to better serve the depart...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Block of Iowa Avenue to be closed to traffic August 26

West Hill 8th Street KMA underground work 002 August 21, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Iowa Avenue will be closed to traffic from 7th Street through the 8th Street intersection starting Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, according to project managers for the City of Muscatine. Iowa Avenue has been closed from the #7 Alley th...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Traffic lights being used on South Houser; Houser Hill opens Friday

Temporary Traffic Signal in use on Houser Street 002 August 22, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – North Houser Street (Houser Hill) from Hershey Avenue to Lucas Street will be open to traffic at 7 a.m. Friday (Aug. 23) morning according to City of Muscatine project managers. Heuer Construction was wrapping up 2019-2020 Full...

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Press Release (PDF) General News Flashes

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

2nd Street improvements to be subject of public meeting Sept. 19

2nd Street Looking East (JPG) 091319

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Tentative plans for the 2nd street Streetscape Project will be discussed during a public open house meeting scheduled from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, in the City Council Chambers at Muscatine City Hall.

All Downtow...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 14, 2019

Firefighters honor Mike Kruse with laying of the wreath ceremony

Kruse Memorial 006 (JPG) 091419

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Michael Kruse was remembered with the laying of a wreath at the Firefighters Memorial Saturday (Sept. 14) during a special service commemorating the 17th anniversary of his death.

Kruse was 53-years-old and a 27-year veteran of ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Third Street closure extended; progress made on other projects

Third Street Extended Underground Repair 003 (JPG) 091319

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The street closure on 3rd Street will last longer than anticipated and Pine Street is now closed from 7th to 8th Street with the race to complete 2019 construction enters the fall season.

Work is moving forward in two major proj...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Historic Home Tax Credit program to be held on September 24

Historic Home Tax Credit 101 for 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa - The Muscatine Historic Preservation Commission and Friends of Muscatine Historic Preservation would like to invite any interested local resident or property owner to attend a presentation on the historic tax credit programs available for...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Proposed Fair Oaks Historic District is moving forward

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The process to recognize the historic Fair Oaks neighborhood in Muscatine is nearing completion after a year of research and development.  The National Register nomination for the Fair Oaks Historic District will be officially r...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Block of Pine Street closed to traffic starting Sept. 16

Road Work

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A one block section of Pine Street, from 7th to 8th streets, will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, Sept. 16, as KE Flatworks, Inc., begins the pavement restoration process as part Phase 4B of the West Hill Sanitary and St...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Cardboard recycling bins removed ... for now

Cardboard recycling closed September 10, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine has offered a cardboard recycling area at the entrance to the Department of Public Works yard on Washington Street since late July but that service was terminated on Tuesday (Sept.10).

David Popp, Solid Waste/Collect...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Gas dock closing for the season on September 15

Muscatine Harbor and Marina Gas Dock May 25, 2018 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Boat Harbor Gas Dock will close for the season at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 15, 2019, according to the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department.

The normal open hours for the remainder of the season are...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Adult volleyball league registration is underway

Volleyball League

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Registration for the 2019-2020 Winter Adult Volleyball Leagues are now being accepted by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. A competitive power league and a recreational league will be offered this year. Ne...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 8, 2019

Two meetings planned on Hazard Mitigation Plan update

2015 Hazard Mitigation Map (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine County is currently in the process of updating the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan according to Brian Wright, director of Muscatine County Emergency Management.

As part of the process, members of the public...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 7, 2019

Greenwood Cemetery Walk through History set for Sept. 22

Greenwood Cemetery Walk 2015

MUSCATINE, Iowa –The annual Greenwood Cemetery “Walk (or Ride) Through History” has been scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 22, according to the City of Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. Greenwood Cemetery is located at 1814 Lucas...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 7, 2019

Temporary closures for lower boat launch scheduled

Celebration Belle (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa –The lower boat launch in Riverside Park will be closed on Wednesday, September 18, and Wednesday, October 16, to allow the Celebration Belle room to dock at the Pearl City Station according to the City of Muscatine Parks and Recr...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Muscatine girl presented Meritorious Civilian Award

Meritorious Award Presentation September 5, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The quick thinking of a young Muscatine girl was instrumental in saving a family’s home and possibly lives. For her efforts, Isabelle Maresca was presented the Meritorious Civilian Award by Muscatine Fire Chief Jerry ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Flipped Out Furniture relocating to Muscatine, receives SBFL funds

Small Business Forgivable Loan to Flipped Out Furniture  Sept. 5, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A successful furniture business is moving from Davenport to Downtown Muscatine and received a $25,000 Small Business Forgivable Loan (SBFL) from the City of Muscatine Community Development Department to help with the relocation...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 4, 2019

All You Can Play golf special begins September 9

All You Can Play Golf Special (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will begin the All You Can Play fall special on Monday, September 9. Play as many rounds as you like for just $25.00 from 3:00 p.m. until dusk on weekends and holidays.

Head out to the Muscatin...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Disinformation prevalent on Carver Corner project

Carver Corner map (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A recent post on social media concerning the proposed redevelopment of the area known as “Carver Corner” has spurred a tremendous amount of discussion. However, the post has more disinformation than actual f...

Read on...

Blog Post Muscatine News
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Qualified candidates sought for Parks and Recreation positions

Employment Opportunity  - parks and rec (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting dependable, hardworking individuals to fill several positions in the Department of Parks and Recreation for the fall and winter of 2019-2020. 

A variety of job ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 29, 2019

"A Visualization of Hope” on exhibit at Muscatine Art Center

Living Proof Promo - Living Proof Exhibit - 082919 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, IOWA - Many artist statements in the exhibition, “A Visualization of Hope,” are messages that share personal stories while expressing appreciation for fleeting moments of time. The 30 artists represented in the juried exhibition rely on differe...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Surplus items on the auction block starting September 3

online-auction (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Items declared as surplus by the Muscatine City Council on August 15 will be on the auction block in September as the City of Muscatine Department of Public Works will conduct an on-line surplus auction. Items left over from previous auc...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Firefighters quickly contain apartment fire Tuesday

Hershey Fire 2 August 27, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – No injuries were reported in a structure fire Tuesday morning (Aug. 27) that heavily damaged one of the three apartments. The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 911 call at approximately 9:11 a.m. Tuesday of a stru...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Volunteer chaplains sought to work with Muscatine Police

Police Chaplain (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Police Department’s Chaplain Corps is looking for men and women who would like to volunteer as Police Chaplains. The Corps currently has three members, but additions are needed to better serve the depart...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Block of Iowa Avenue to be closed to traffic August 26

West Hill 8th Street KMA underground work 002 August 21, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Iowa Avenue will be closed to traffic from 7th Street through the 8th Street intersection starting Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, according to project managers for the City of Muscatine. Iowa Avenue has been closed from the #7 Alley through the ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Traffic lights being used on South Houser; Houser Hill opens Friday

Temporary Traffic Signal in use on Houser Street 002 August 22, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – North Houser Street (Houser Hill) from Hershey Avenue to Lucas Street will be open to traffic at 7 a.m. Friday (Aug. 23) morning according to City of Muscatine project managers. Heuer Construction was wrapping up 2019-2020 Full...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Officials

Muscatine News

The City of Muscatine is governed by a mayor and 7 City Council members. The mayor serves for a 2-year term and is elected at large by the citizens of Muscatine.

Additional Info... Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Parks & Recreation

Santa at the pool

The facilities within the Muscatine Parks and Recreation system host a multitude of events throughout the year. This schedule does change quite frequently as events are added, deleted and/or edited. Please check back often for updates!

Additional Info... Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Community Development

Muscatine News

The Community Development Department is responsible for a variety of planning and environmental functions that include administering several items.

Additional Info... Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Services

Flowers in front of a wooden sign

Find out what services the City of Muscatine offers to its residents.

Additional Info... Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Transparency

Muscatine News

The City of Muscatine is committed to providing residents with an open and transparent government which serves the best interest of the community. As such, the City is using this webpage to provide easier access to information you need.

Additional Info... Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

About Muscatine

Santa at the pool

Find out more about the demographics, history, and profile of Muscatine.

Additional Info... Muscatine News

News Flash

Posted on: September 10, 2019

Gas dock closing for the season on September 15

Muscatine Harbor and Marina Gas Dock May 25, 2018 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Boat Harbor Gas Dock will close for the season at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 15, 2019, according to the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department.

The normal open hours for the remainder of the ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Adult volleyball league registration is underway

Volleyball League

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Registration for the 2019-2020 Winter Adult Volleyball Leagues are now being accepted by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. A competitive power league and a recreational league will be offered this year. Ne...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 7, 2019

Greenwood Cemetery Walk through History set for Sept. 22

Greenwood Cemetery Walk 2015

MUSCATINE, Iowa –The annual Greenwood Cemetery “Walk (or Ride) Through History” has been scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 22, according to the City of Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. Greenwood Cemetery is located at 1814 Lucas...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 7, 2019

Temporary closures for lower boat launch scheduled

Celebration Belle (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa –The lower boat launch in Riverside Park will be closed on Wednesday, September 18, and Wednesday, October 16, to allow the Celebration Belle room to dock at the Pearl City Station according to the City of Muscatine Parks and Recr...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 4, 2019

All You Can Play golf special begins September 9

All You Can Play Golf Special (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will begin the All You Can Play fall special on Monday, September 9. Play as many rounds as you like for just $25.00 from 3:00 p.m. until dusk on weekends and holidays.

Head out to th...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Qualified candidates sought for Parks and Recreation positions

Employment Opportunity  - parks and rec (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting dependable, hardworking individuals to fill several positions in the Department of Parks and Recreation for the fall and winter of 2019-2020. 

A varie...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: August 27, 2019

Firefighters quickly contain apartment fire Tuesday

Hershey Fire 2 August 27, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – No injuries were reported in a structure fire Tuesday morning (Aug. 27) that heavily damaged one of the three apartments. The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 911 call at approximately 9:11 a.m. Tuesday...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Volunteer chaplains sought to work with Muscatine Police

Police Chaplain (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Police Department’s Chaplain Corps is looking for men and women who would like to volunteer as Police Chaplains. The Corps currently has three members, but additions are needed to better serve the depart...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News