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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Muscatine Firefighters train on two scenarios this week

Low Angle Rescue Training with victim in Muscatine Ravine 092622 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Imagine falling down into one of the many ravines that dot the Muscatine landscape, or being trapped inside a home filled with smoke. These were two scenarios used by the Muscatine Fire Department for training exercises this pa...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 26, 2022

City, County, School Board to meet in joint session

September 2022 Joint Meeting Notice (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council, Muscatine School Board, and the Muscatine County Board of Supervisors will meet in a joint session at 7 p.m., Tuesday (Sept. 27) at Muscatine High School. The Muscatine School Board is the host for t...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Muscatine Police K9 Dexter to receive protective vest

Muscatine Police K9 Dexter - widescreen (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Muscatine Police Department’s K9 Dexter will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. 

K9 Dexter’s vest is sponsored by Don and Misty Fike...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Section of Grandview Avenue to be closed two weeks

Grandview Avenue closed at CP crossing starting Sept. 26 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A full closure of Grandview Avenue from Day Street to White Street will begin at 7 a.m. Monday (Sept. 26) as reconstruction of Grandview Avenue on both sides of the Canadian Pacific Railroad (CP) crossing begins. The closure wi...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Old boat launch closed as dredging operations begin

Downriver Boat Launch dredging operation overall shot Sept. 22, 2022 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Dredging of the downriver boat launch area in Riverside Park began Thursday (Sept. 22) and the launch area is now closed for public use. The upriver boat launch is available for public use, however.

Braun Excavating has begun re...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Firefighters conduct training in vacant home

Firefighters training in vacant house on Cedar Street Sept. 21, 2022 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Fire Department continued their training regimen Wednesday morning conducted a training exercise in a vacant home on Cedar Street. Various pieces of equipment were brought to the scene for the exercise and staged ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Public invited to enjoy 'Butterfly Experience' this Sunday

Friends Butterfly Experience graphic (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Friends of the Musser Public Library invite you to meet and feed butterflies at the “Butterfly Experience” on Sunday (Sept. 25) from 2-4 p.m. at the City of Muscatine Pollinator Park, 600 S. Houser Street.

At this event, small numbers...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Report of city department August 2022 activity released

City Administrators Monthly Report August 2022 (JPG)

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 August 2022. 

Th...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Man charged after school parking lot argument

arrested

MUSCATINE, Iowa - The Muscatine County Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received multiple 911 calls at approximately 2:38 p.m. today (Sept. 19), of a subject who was creating a disturbance in the parking lot of McKinley Elementary School. There were a...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Dredging operations set to begin at two locations

Dredge launched into Mississippi River (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Dredging of the Muscatine Boat Harbor and Marina will begin in the next two weeks after the dredge used for the operation was launched Friday morning from the downriver boat launch in Riverside Park.

That boat launch will be clo...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Downriver boat launch in Riverside Park closed starting Monday

Downriver Riverside Park boat launch closed for dredging (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The boat launch in the downriver portion of Riverside Park will be closed to the public starting Monday, September 19, for dredging operations to clean mud and debris from the area of the old launch. The entire boat launch area will be t...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Light agenda for Muscatine City Council on Thursday

What is on the City Council agenda for September 15 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A new member of the Muscatine Fire Department will be sworn into service and the establishment of Trick-or-Treat hours are among the items for the Muscatine City Council on Thursday (Sept. 15).

The City Council meets fo...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Grants available to help Southend residents with projects

Southend Neighborhood street view 071822 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine is extending a helping hand to those who would like to promote neighborhood activities or develop other projects that would build on community pride and develop connections in the south end of Muscatine.

The Grandvie...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News