National Weather Service

The next crest of the Mississippi River is heading our way. 

Gillibrand 2020

The next Democratic presidential candidate to visit Iowa will be Kirsten Gillibrand. The US Senator from New York will make six stops in the state Tuesday and Wednesday, including several along the Mississippi River.

Rivers Still Rising

Mar 15, 2019
National Weather Service

The Mississippi and Rock Rivers continue to rise and should crest, at least for now, over the weekend.

City of Muscatine

The cameras are back on in Muscatine. On Friday, thanks to a ruling by the Iowa Supreme Court last year, the automated traffic enforcement cameras at five busy intersections resumed issuing citations after being turned off for a couple of years.

Sales and profits rose last year for HNI Corporation. Based in Muscatine, the maker of office furniture and fireplace hearth products reports sales in 2018 went up nearly 4 per cent, and earnings per share rose 5 1/2 per cent. 

Bald Eagle Days 2019

Jan 10, 2019
Mid Winter Bald Eagle Count

Bald eagle watching continues this weekend along the Mississippi River.

Bald Eagle Watches

Jan 4, 2019

Bald eagle watching begins this weekend along the Mississippi River.

Delaney for President

One of the candidates for president will campaign for some fellow Democrats running for the Iowa legislature this weekend. During his latest trip to the state, Congressman John Delaney from Maryland will work for candidates in some key districts in eastern and northeast Iowa. 

Second Crest Coming

Oct 19, 2018

After falling for several days, the Mississippi River is rising again in the Quad Cities. And a second crest following heavy rain in recent weeks, is expected on Monday. The National Weather Service says the river today is 1.3 feet over flood stage, and expected to reach 1.8 feet over, by Monday. 

Muscatine has been attacked. The city says its computer system is the victim of a ransomware attack that was discovered early Wednesday morning.