City of Muscatine

City of Muscatine

Muscatine residents need more options for recycling cardboard. But Collin Schopp reports after one solution was abused, the city is going back to the drawing board. 

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Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has issued a disaster proclamation for Muscatine County.

Information about continued flooding, closures, and detours in Muscatine is detailed in the document below.

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The city of Muscatine has raised enough matching money to win a state grant.  Yesterday was the deadline to raise $500,000 to go with an equal amount from the Community Attractions and Tourism program.

Map of RAGBRAI route from Washington, IA to Muscatine
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This weekend, RAGBRAI officials will end their test ride along this year's route. The Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa will begin on July 24th in Glenwood and end six days later in Muscatine. Ride Director, T.J. Juskiewicz, says tomorrow, the group will spend the night in Washington, Iowa before heading for the Mississippi River in Muscatine.

Muscle Down to Mussel Town

Apr 7, 2016
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The city of Muscatine is preparing to welcome 15,000 national and international visitors. On July 30th, this year's RAGBRAI, the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, will end in the city of Muscatine.

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A Muscatine man is one of Iowa's top volunteers. Volunteer Iowa announced Thursday the newest members of the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame.

Tom Hendricks and four other small business owners created Muscatine Charities in 1999. Since then, MCI has raised and distributed over $2 million to local charities. One hundred percent of its funds go to charity.

Hendricks and the other new Hall of Fame members will be honored April 13 at the State Capitol as part of National Volunteer Week.

City of Muscatine

Muscatine is in the running to receive a state grant that would help pay for five new projects. Tomorrow, city officials will ask the Vision Iowa Board for up to 2 million dollars, from the Community Attraction and Tourism program.Muscatine Community Development Director, Dave Gobin, says the projects include four new soccer fields. The other projects are a new dog park, improvements to the art museum, improvements to Deep Lakes Park, and extending the city's recreation trails.