Minor flooding continues in the Quad Cities - Friday the Mississippi River is one foot above flood stage. It should hold near that level through the weekend, then begin to rise and by late next week reach two feet over flood stage.
The cost of living in Muscatine will probably change very little next year, thanks to small increases in property values and a stable tax rate. As the city council discusses next year's budget, city staff is recommending no change in the tax rate - for the 9th year in a row.
Hoping to re-develop one of its major streets, Muscatine is preparing to finalize plans for Grandview Avenue. The last of several public meetings about the project was held Tuesday night with construction scheduled to start in the spring.
Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer says the US economy may look strong, but it really isn't. And by pointing out its many weaknesses and inequities, Democrats can beat Donald Trump next year.