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Posted on: November 24, 2020

City's leaf collection effort passes halfway mark

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The City of Muscatine is halfway through the second round of fall leaf collection and, despite the large amount of leaves being left curbside this year, crews from the Department of Public Works remain on schedule.

 

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Posted on: November 21, 2020

Muscatine man killed in car-pedestrian accident November 21

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Muscatine man was killed in a car-pedestrian accident Saturday (Nov. 21, 2020) morning in the 3600 block of Grandview Avenue (US Highway 61 South). 

 

The Muscatine Police Department was contacted at approximat...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Two public hearings on council agenda for November 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will conduct a public hearing on the use of funds from a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) received by the City of Muscatine and a public hearing on the discontinuation of the Convention & V...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Parks and Rec programs, services, events adjusted; City parks remain open

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our patrons and of our staff. Many upcoming events, programs, and services offered by the Parks and Recreation Department will b...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Cedar-Logan roundabout to be partially closed starting November 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Part of the roundabout at the intersection of Cedar and Logan streets will be closed to traffic starting Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, according to City of Muscatine officials as part of the Full Depth Patching Project currently unde...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

More restrictions placed on indoor, outdoor gatherings by Governor

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DES MOINES - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation Monday (November 16, 2020) that imposes a number of additional public health measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. These new measures will be effective ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Lane closure on Mississippi Drive planned for November 19

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will be closing the eastbound lane of Mississippi Drive from Broadway to Linn Street on Thursday, November 19, to remove the steel power pole at Linn Street. Flaggers will be onsite to...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Compost Facility hours change Nov. 17; facility to close Dec. 6

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Compost Facility at the Muscatine Transfer Station will close an hour earlier starting Tuesday, November 17, according to David Popp, Solid Waste Manager for the City of Muscatine.

 

The facility will now close at 5 p...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Public access to City Hall restricted starting November 16

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The offices for Community Development and Housing at Muscatine City Hall (the second floor) will be closed to the public starting Monday, Nov. 16, according to Carol Webb, Muscatine City Administrator.

 

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Parking restrictions for West 8th scheduled November 16-17

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Parking restrictions will be in place on West 8th street from Iowa Avenue to Broadway next week as Phase 4C of the West Hill Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project begins to wrap up.

 

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

MCPH asks community to engage in precautions

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine County Health Department (MCHD) reminds all residents that, as we get closer to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, the initial doses of the vaccine will be limited and available first to populations prioritize...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Levee rip rap replacement begins from Riverside Park

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Better By Design, LLC, of New Boston, Mo., has been contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform rip rap replacement along the Muscatine levee. That work began this week with the company using the old boat ramp area...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

City implements additional safety measures for buildings

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine has implemented additional public safety measures for staff and the public when they are inside City facilities. The measures were approved by the Muscatine City Council last week and were implemented on Mo...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Art Center to host virtual Elf on a Shelf photo competition

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – What has your Elf on the Shelf been doing since the last holiday season? Are they ready for more mischief? Well your playful little elves are in for a treat because the holiday season is upon us.

 

This year the ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Additional public health measures implemented by Gov. Reynolds

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DES MOINES - Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation Tuesday (Nov. 10) continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another 30 days. The proclamation imposes a number of additional public health measures to reduce the spread of CO...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Parks & Rec Virtual Recreation Resource Center is expanded

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Virtual Recreation Resource Center has been entertaining Muscatine citizens with activities galore since March. The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department continues to add fun resources to the page of the City website whi...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

No refuse collection Wednesday as City pauses for Veteran's Day

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Administrative offices at Muscatine City Hall and offices at other department locations throughout Muscatine will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in observance of Veterans Day. All offices will reopen for regular hours on...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Living Proof concert series to premiere in Muscatine November 13

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - Living Proof Exhibit and the Muscatine Art Center have teamed up to offer a two-part concert series by Muscatine-native Juan Carlos Mendoza. The pre-recorded series was planned for a live sing-a-long event but those plans change...

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Posted on: November 8, 2020

System failure results in accidental alarm activation

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine County Emergency Management was informed by MUSCOM Communications Director Chris Jasper that the Outdoor Warning System was activated countywide at 1:20 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, as a result of equipment fail...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Time to flip sides in Phase 1 of Park Avenue Project

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Phase 1 of the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project will flip sides on Friday, November 6, as Heuer Construction, Inc., has completed full depth patching as part of Phase 1A and prepares to begin full depth patching in Pha...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Leroy Street closed November 4-6 for asphalt overlay

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Leroy Street will be closed from Mulberry Avenue to Amherst Avenue Wednesday through Friday (Nov. 4-6) as part of the asphalt overall street maintenance project. Leroy Street was determined to be a high priority asphalt street i...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Construction activity continues as calendar reaches November

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The calendar indicates that the days are getting shorter as we approach the cold winter months, but several construction projects are moving full steam ahead either toward completion or continuing progress into the winter season...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Two Muscatine residents charged after being stopped in stolen vehicle

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Two Muscatine residents were arrested Wednesday (October 28) after they were stopped at the intersection of Houser Street and Grandview Avenue in a vehicle that was reported stolen.

 

Officers of the Muscatine Police Depa...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Kent Stein, Soccer Complex closing for season November 1

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department will close the facilities at the Muscatine Soccer Complex and Kent Stein Park for the season at the end of scheduled activities on Sunday, November 1, 2020.

 

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Some park amenities are now closed for the winter

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Some park amenities in the City of Muscatine have been closed by the Parks and Recreation Department in preparation for the winter season. Restroom facilities are now closed in Weed Park, Fuller Park, and Musser Park, and drinki...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Call Parks and Rec today to be placed on firewood availability list

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is trimming trees in City parks throughout Muscatine and will have some logs that are suitable for firewood. A system has been developed to allow citizens who reside within the Musca...

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