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  1. Fulliam Reconstruction Phase 1 project begins (JPG) 060623

    Pavement removal begins on Fulliam; detour map available

    A detour to bypass construction work associated with Phase 1 of the Fulliam Avenue Reconstruction Project has been announced. Read on...
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    Aquatic Center closed for required maintenance

    The Muscatine Aquatic Center will be closed Tuesday (June 6) for Iowa State Code required maintenance following a contamination incident that occurred Monday afternoon. The Aquatic Center will reopen to the public later this week. Read on...
  3. 5 Year Celebration

    Musser Library inviting public to June 17 celebration

    The Musser Public Library & HNI Community Center will mark five years at its current location this month, and Library staff could not think of celebrating the occasion without the public who provided so much support during and after the move. Read on...
  4. 2023 State of the City address promo (JPG)

    Mayor Bark releases 2023 State of the City address

    Muscatine Mayor Brad Bark has released his 2023 State of the City address, highlighting the many accomplishments of the City of Muscatine departments, and the goals established for the coming year by the Muscatine City Council and City staff. Read on...
  5. Traffic Alert - Street Closures with cones (JPG)

    UPDATE: Dick Drake Way set to be closed June 12-22

    The closure of Dick Drake Way from Highway 61 to Stewart Road has been delayed. Read on...
  6. 060223 Taylor Park Splash Pad 001

    Just in time for the summer - Taylor Park splash pad is open

    It has been quite a long wait but the much-anticipated opening of the splash pad at Taylor Park is officially here. Read on...
  7. Traffic Alert - Street Closures yellow stripe (JPG)

    Two blocks of Fulliam closed as reconstruction begins

    The Fulliam Avenue Reconstruction Project will begin on Monday (June 5) with Phase I consisting of reconstruction of the Fulliam Avenue roadway from Green Acres Drive to Kindler Avenue. Read on...
  8. Traffic Alert

    Dick Drake Way closed to through traffic from June 2-12

    Dick Drake Way will be closed to through traffic from Highway 61 to Stewart Road starting June 2. West Continent Energy Services, LLC, a subcontractor for Kinder Morgan, is working on upgrading some gas line infrastructure. Read on...
  9. What is on the City Council agenda (JPG) 053123

    Short agenda for City Council on Thursday

    Several action items are on the agenda for the Muscatine City Council meeting including awarding the contract for the West Hill Sanitary & Storm Sewer Separation Project Phase 6A and Phase 6B. Read on...
  10. New at the Muscatine Art Center

    Three new exhibitions opening at Muscatine Art Center in June

    Three new exhibitions will be on display at the Muscatine Art Center starting in June. Read on...
  11. Muscatine Students Ride Free This Summer (JPG) 05-30-23

    Muscatine students can ride MuscaBus free this summer

    When school is out for the summer, Muscatine kindergarten through 12th grade students can ride the MuscaBus route buses for free. That's right ... no charge ... no dinero ... absolutely free. Read on...
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