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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Council to consider new forgivable loan program Thursday

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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 Mus...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Be wary of but don't feed geese "loafing" in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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 y...

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Press Release Muscatine News
Posted on: January 18, 2022

CA monthly report of Department accomplishments published

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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.&n...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Kitchen fire damages Muscatine home; MFD urges fire safety awareness

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Muscatine home was damaged during a kitchen morning fire Tuesday (Jan. 18).

 

The Muscatine County Joint Communications Center (Muscom) received a call at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday of a stove fire at 2810 Broadlawn. Units from ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Council to hear presentation on Animal Control Regulations Thursday

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Record number of service calls for MFD during 2021 calendar year

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – If you thought that the Muscatine Fire Department was busy in 2021, you were right. The Department set a record responding to 5,709 calls for service during the calendar year breaking the previous high of 5,238 calls for service...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Half block of East 2nd Street closed for sewer repair

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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). The closure may be extended due to ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

More snow means more fun at Snow Pile Treasure Hunt January 29

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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 Janu...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Preventing residential fires as the weather turns colder

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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.

 

No one ever wants a fir...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Two receive minor injuries in apartment fire Sunday

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Two residents received minor injuries following a grease fire on a stovetop Sunday afternoon in Muscatine. Both individuals were transported to UnityPoint Health – Trinity Muscatine where they were treated for minor smoke inhala...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Muni Golf Course Clubhouse - the perfect venue for your event

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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 with the Clubhouse available to reserve for events during the ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Clinics, lessons offered this winter at Municipal Golf Course

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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. 

 

Both novice and exp...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Revisions to floodplain management on Council January 6 agenda

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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. 

 

A virtual meeting wil...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Grandview opened for two-way traffic; West 8th also opened

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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.&...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 3, 2022

A New Year message from Muscatine Mayor Brad Bark

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Dear Friends,

I want to extend my best wishes to you and your families in the new year ahead. Though our celebrations may have looked different over this past year, our values have not changed: time for friends, carrying on traditions, showing love, and vi...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 30, 2021

Common sense key to preventing winter house fires

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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 Hart...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 30, 2021

City preparing for first winter storm of the season

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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 continually monitoring th...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Bark the news! Dog Park 2022 permits are available for purchase

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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 ...

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News Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Festival of Light cheer, charity boosted by the spirit of Christmas

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Helping hands from local individuals, organizations, and businesses came together this December to light up Muscatine’s historic Weed Park with the glow of holiday displays that spread joy to the entire community of Muscatine re...

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News Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 29, 2021

City to again assist residents in recycling Christmas trees

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine will once again assist Muscatine and Fruitland residents in the recycling of their live Christmas trees. Over the course of the next four weeks, the Solid Waste Division will be collecting live Christmas tr...

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News Release (PDF) Muscatine News