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Posted on: November 28, 2022

City working to catch up in leaf collection

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The fall leaf collection program conducted by the Department of Public Works (DPW) is behind schedule for the second round, and are still working to collect leaves in Zone 6, one of the most heavily tree ladened zones in the cit...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Veteran Muscatine police officer is named new Police Chief

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A 17-year-veteran of the Muscatine Police Department has been selected as the next Chief of Police for the City of Muscatine pending approval by the Muscatine City Council at their December 1 meeting. Captain Anthony (Tony) Kies...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Thanksgiving letter from the Mayor of Muscatine

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Dear Friends,

I want to extend my best wishes to you and your families during this Thanksgiving weekend. Thanksgiving is a cherished American holiday which reminds us of the values and ideas that form the foundation of our great nation. On this special day...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Art Center receives highest national recognition

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Art Center has again achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to govern...

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Posted on: November 19, 2022

Thanksgiving schedule for City of Muscatine services

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MUSCATINE, Iowa City of Muscatine offices will be closed on Thursday (Nov. 24) and Friday (Nov. 25) for the Thanksgiving holiday. All offices will reopen for regular hours on Monday (Nov. 28).

Thanksgiving is the most traveled holiday and the Ci...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Fall leaf collection resumes after pause for winter weather

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The fall leaf collection program was resumed by the Department of Public Works (DPW) Thursday after pausing for the past three days due to the winter weather that moved through Muscatine earlier this week. 

Snow and ice ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

UTV vs. ATV - what is allowed on Muscatine streets

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MUSCATINE, Iowa An amendment to Title 7, Chapter 2 of Muscatine City Code was approved by the Muscatine City Council and is now on the books, allowing Off-Road/Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTVs) to be used on city streets and alleys with...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Candy Cane Hunt returns to the riverfront in 2022

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine and the Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to come down to the riverfront December 2 and join in on some deliciously good fun with the annual Candy Cane Hunt. 

Hunters and spectat...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Annual Street Financial Report on Council agenda

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will be asked to approve the Annual Street Finance Report for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 during the Council’s final meeting before the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, (Nov. 17), one of several housekeepin...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Grandview-Sampson intersection open to traffic

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Grandview Avenue intersection with South Houser and Sampson streets is now open to traffic. The barricades were removed this morning by prime contractor Heuer Construction after the completion of landscaping and utility work...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Open House Thursday to meet Police Chief candidates

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine will be hosting a public meeting Thursday (Nov. 17) for citizens of Muscatine to visit with the six candidates for Muscatine Chief of Police. The event will take place from 4-5:30 p.m. on the thir...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Monthly Report for October 2022 available for review

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City Administrator Report to the Muscatine City Council and to the citizens of Muscatine is now available online by clicking MONTHLY REPORT.

The report highlights the many accomplishments of each City of Muscatine department...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Front entrance to City Hall to be closed for repairs

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The main entrance to Muscatine City Hall as well as the lower-level main entrance will be closed starting Monday (Nov. 21) as work begins to replace the concrete porch deck. The schedule for the work is weather depende...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Plan to play golf at the Muni during your holiday weekend

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will observe modified hours over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The course will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but will be open regular hours Friday through Sunday, November 25-27, weather ...

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