The mission of the Communications Division is to create a strong partnership with the community by providing timely, accurate information that is understandable, interactive, and engaging to the residents, visitors, and businesses in Muscatine.

Public information strategies include the content management of a dynamic website, the cultivation of a strong social media presence, use of multi-media tools, and a timely, responsive relationship with the media.

Our goal is to enhance quality of life for residents, as well as gather and share information to support and encourage two-way communication that promotes transparent government and an engaged citizenry.

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  1. Underground work on Climer Street at High Street intersection (JPG)

    Construction Update: 700 block of Climer closed for repaving

    The 700 block of Climer Street will be closed to all traffic beginning Monday as pavement restoration begins from the alley at 700 Climer to just past the High Street intersection. Read on...
  2. Police Investigation

    Police seek public help after Madison School vandalized

    The Muscatine Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the individual or individuals responsible for vandalizing Madison School. Read on...
  3. Shots Fired Graphic (JPG)

    Police respond to report of shots fired on August 3

    The Muscatine Police Department responded to a report of gun shots fired in the 1300 block of Oak Street at approximately 11:35 p.m. Wednesday (August 3). Read on...
  4. Muscatine Fire Department - Spencer Ripperger (JPG)

    Ripperger is promoted to Fire Lieutenant

    A third generation firefighter and a six-year veteran of the Muscatine Fire Department, Spencer Ripperger, was promoted to Fire Lieutenant during a ceremony Thursday at Station One in Muscatine. Read on...
  5. What is on the meeting agenda for August 4, 2022 (JPG)

    Tentative agreement with Canadian Pacific on Council agenda

    Mitigation efforts to reduce the effects of increased rail traffic could include a railroad overpass on Dick Drake Way with help from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CPRC) as part of a tentative agreement with the City of Muscatine. Read on...
  6. Emerson Taylor new Musser Library Children&#39s Librarian playing guitar (JPG)

    Veteran educator joins Musser Library as Children's Librarian

    Emerson Taylor has joined the Musser library staff as a Children's Librarian, bringing a sense of fun and years of experience as an educator to entertain and inspire young MPL visitors. Read on...
  7. Bobby Fiedler is named Library Director (JPG)

    Fiedler is named Musser Public Library Director

    The Musser Public Library Board of Trustees have removed the interim tag and named Robert A. Fiedler III as Library Director during its July 27 board meeting. Read on...
  8. Historic Preservation Commission 01A (JPG)

    Historic Preservation seeks to fill two openings

    The Historic Preservation Commission currently has two openings and is seeking applications from residents of the City of Muscatine to join in the effort to preserve Muscatine’s history. Read on...
  9. West Hill 8th and Lucas intersection road closed sign July 29, 2022 (JPG)

    Two streets scheduled to reopen to traffic on August 2

    A major step will be accomplished in two road projects next week with Grandview Avenue scheduled to be open to two-way traffic and through traffic scheduled to resume on West 8th Street. Read on...
  10. Police Lights

    Two injured in morning accident in Muscatine

    Two individuals were critically injured following a two-vehicle accident Thursday morning in Muscatine. Read on...
  11. Gravity on Tour 2022 Muscatine

    "Gravity on Tour" lands in Muscatine Sunday (July 31)

    Ballet Des Moines will bring its full company of professional dancers to Muscatine this Sunday, sharing world-class arts and education programming directly with patrons of all ages in a one-of-a-kind day of fun activities. Read on...
  12. American Duchess cruise ship on the Mississippi River (JPG)

    American Duchess to make stop in Muscatine tonight (July 26)

    An unusual event will occur this evening on the Muscatine riverfront but it could be a preview of what is to come as the American Duchess will make a trial port stop in Muscatine. Read on...
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