March 2017

Building Bridges: What Are the Odds of a Super Action Hero?

Submitted by Pastor Sandra Berryman I have written two other articles for “Building Bridges” as a pastor and member of the Muscatine Ministerial Association. The first was a wakeup call to parents and the second was reaching out to the troubled individual with no help...

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Changes made to Muscatine Spring Clean Up Week

The City of Muscatine has announced that Spring Clean Up Week 2017 will be held from Tuesday, April 25 through Monday, May 1, 2017. This week offers residents of Muscatine and Fruitland the opportunity to dispose of bulky items at no charge. Collection for Spring...

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City council hearing to remove Mayor: Part 1

The hearing held by the Muscatine City Council on Thursday, March 23 was unlike any held before. The seven-member council convened to hear the presentation of evidence regarding the removal of Mayor Diana Broderson. The council began the morning with discussion over a...

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Updates on the Mayoral Hearing

At 12:05 PM on Thursday, March 23, the city council declared a 30 minute recess for lunch and set to reconvene the Mayoral hearing at 12:35. At the break, the prosecution stated they had six witnesses remaining. Witnesses that have testified so far this morning...

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Aligned Impact Muscatine

In the summer of 2014, a small group of community leaders started meeting to discuss how to make a positive impact on the community. They knew we needed to start doing things differently to address some of our community’s most pressing issues. ISU Extension & Outreach...

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Muscatine welcomes national poverty speaker Donna Beegle

A collaboration of community partners will host Dr. Donna Beegle, an acclaimed national speaker on poverty, on Tuesday, April 4. Dr. Beegle was born into generational poverty, married at 15, and is the only member of her family who has not been incarcerated. She was...

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Off Air With Tony Tone: #OneMuscatine

By now you're well aware of the EF2 tornado that hit Muscatine after 10:00 p.m. on Monday, March 6. The severe thunderstorm warning sirens went off, followed by the tornado warning sirens. My family, like many, fled to our basement for shelter and to wait out the...

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Muscatine Police seek assistance in stabbing investigation

On Wednesday, March 8th, at or about 9:57 p.m., Trinity Hospital ER of Muscatine reported that Robert William Butler, age 43, had walked into the emergency room with multiple stab wounds. The victim was treated and then transferred to University of Iowa Hospitals and...

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