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Jack Chatfield of VFW Post 1565, at left, shakes hands with West Middle school teacher Matt Rivera, after honoring him with the VFW Citizenship education Teacher Award for his work teaching civics and history.
Muscatine - The Planning and Zoning Commission recommends the city of Muscatine allow the sale of fireworks in all existing retail districts beginning June ...
"We are excited to have this opportunity to further support and deepen our investment in the Muscatine community," Chairman and CEO of Kent corporation Gage Kent said in a press release.
Patrick Johnson, 41, pleaded guilty to willful injury as a habitual offender in Muscatine County Court. The Muscatine police Department investigated a stabbing incident on March 8, in which Johnson stabbed someone in the upper torso. The victim ...
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There are 11 Little Princesses competing for the title of Little Miss Muscatine; five junior contestants competing for the title of Miss Junior Muscatine; two pre-teens contestants competing for the title of Miss Pre-Teen Muscatine and one contestant ...
Muscatine - Lorrie Lacina was surprised her neighbors didn't call in a noise complaint Wednesday night, as she watched her daughter win $1 million on national television.
The seminar runs from 9-10:45 a.m. Saturday, June 3, at Discovery Park, 3300 Cedar St. in Muscatine. Registration forms are available at the conservation Board office at Discovery Park in Muscatine or at education ...
Muscatine - When New Era Dinner Theater Director Bill Turner chose this year's production, he knew exactly who would fit the lead role.
Muscatine - Esther R. Stuart, 94, of Muscatine, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, May, 20, 2017, at the University of Iowa hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.
A good Thursday to all. We're on the downhill side of the work week with the big Memorial Day weekend ahead. For many boaters, it will be their first time out on the river this season, but boaters might want to reconsider taking to the Mississippi ...
Muscatine - Former mayor Diana Broderson's first appearance in Muscatine District Court has been rescheduled for June 14.
Muscatine native Sarah Lacina has won the top $1 million prize on the reality TV show "Survivor." After 39 days of intense competition, Lacina was named the winner of "Survivor: Game Changers" on Wednesday night, following a tribal council.
From the left: Trinity Muscatine CEO Jim Hayes, Cara Eichelberger,8, Madelyn Schweizer, 8, Jestina Kamara, 8, and Holly Thomas-Koehler, director of the UnityPoint Health - Trinity Muscatine Foundation at a McKinley Elementary assembly on Wednesday.
Muscatine CO., Iowa (KWQC) - Katharina Fitch decided to spend part of Mother's Day fishing at Wiese Slough in Muscatine County. The novice angler had just gotten her fishing license an hour earlier when she snagged a bizarre chain reaction.
Most counties in the Eastern Iowa region, including Muscatine, raise $40 or more per person in levies to pay for mental health and developmental disability services.
On Friday, the city of Muscatine objected to the hearing date, with the city's attorney, Amy Reasner, arguing the hearing date did not offer the city enough time to prepare, and that the appeal was improperly served to finance Director Nancy Lueck, not ...
Muscatine, Iowa (KWQC) - A Washington, Iowa man pleaded guilty to sexual abuse in the third degree and theft in the second degree on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.
Lee was also instrumental in the replacement of the civil war Statue at the Muscatine Courthouse and the renaming of the by-pass to "Douglas King Memorial Highway".
Muscatine - Former Mayor Diana Broderson's court appeal has been delayed because she did not properly serve the appeal paperwork to city officials.
"So in other words, we've been sending, over the past several years, millions of dollars of Muscatine and other counties' money to fund Scott County," he said.
prev. next. Muscatine - About 50 seniors filed into Louisa-Muscatine high school's gymnasium Sunday afternoon to receive their diplomas and accept scholarship awards.
Marie graduated from Grandview high school in 1944 and received her teaching certificate from Iowa teachers College in Cedar Falls.
The Class of 2017 from Muscatine, Louisa-Muscatine and Wilton high schools held commencement ceremonies Sunday. Class leaders shared stories of the ...
After more than a year, the historic Musser-McColm House at the Muscatine Art Center is reopening, and the public is invited to celebrate from 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota - Stacie Lynn Burch and Clay Tyler Noteboom, both of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, will be united in marriage on Saturday June 11, ...
Muscatine - Ralph Earl Price, 90, of Muscatine, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017, at Premier Estates. Private services will be held.
Muscatine - Muscatine County is moving forward with the development of a watershed authority, that would help local jurisdictions improve the quality of the Lower Cedar River.
Muscatine - Betty M. Sauer of Muscatine will celebrate her 90th birthday with a celebration from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, May 28, 2017.
Muscatine - A heavy fog flows over houses in the south end of Muscatine, carrying a distinct smell - one that has been described as smelling like "burnt rubber" or "burning corn.
Muscatine police and Sheriff. May 17, 7:12 a.m., 300 block Parham Street, intoxicated person, arrest. May 17, 7:24 a.m., 2900 block 22 Highway, death investigation, complete.
In May, the board decided to scrap the original designs in favor of a $2.9 million standalone structure, returning the project to the design phase for a second time in four years.
Muscatine - Harold R. McElroy, 87, of Muscatine, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at his home. There will be no services and the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Muscatine - Reuben Gerald Bledsoe, son of Robert and Tiffany Carpenter Bledsoe of Muscatine, was born April 13, 2017 at Mercy Iowa City in Iowa City.
Bishop Ben Clove will officiate. There will be no visitation and the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Powered by a strong second half with three unanswered goals, the Blue Devils ran past Muscatine 6-2 at Brady Street Stadium.
For more than 60 years, firefighters took to the streets, asking residents to drop donations in a boot. About four years ago, the Muscatine City Council voted to prohibit firefighters from collecting donations on the street, because of safety and ...
Muscatine - Robert J. Thompson, 70, of Muscatine, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at the University of Iowa hospital and Clinics.
TULSA, Okla. -- Bernard H. Duffe was born on Oct. 17, 1920, in Moscow, Iowa, and passed away May 12, 2017, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Christine.
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Muscatine - The Muscatine Fire Department was dispatched to the Muscatine Center for Social Action Wednesday, after smoke was reportedly seen on the ...
Muscatine - The Muscatine County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a body in the Mississippi River Wednesday morning.
... are interested in serving on one of the Boards & Commissions of the City of Muscatine, complete an application and turn it in to Fran Donelson at city hall.
Muscatine - Muscatine resident Osmond Malcolm announced this week he is running for City Council in the 2nd Ward. Malcolm, 60, said if elected to council, his main goal would be offering residents the best "customer service" possible.
She worked as vice president of finance and then as vice president of support services at Trinity Muscatine, reporting to retiring CEO Jim Hayes, who she replaced in her new position.
The Muscatine County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a woman after finding a body in the Mississippi River Wednesday morning.
Muscatine, Iowa (KWQC) - A battle going on now for months is showing no signs of slowing down. Former mayor of Muscatine Diana Broderson filed an ...
"I was voted in by the people of Muscatine to be their mayor, and to take away their voice and their power is a travesty," she said.
Muscatine, Iowa (KWQC) - A Georgia man pleaded guilty to charges that he hurt a person while trying to take a wallet. The Muscatine County Attorney says 22-year-olld Sonny Ray Boyce of Carrollton, Georgia, pleaded guilty to theft in the first degree ...
It's been an interesting week. Local and national headlines that would ordinarily seem like a big deal have almost blurred together for me.





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