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Muscatine Muskie football prepares for season

Alarms were set, and fans found their way to the turf practice field for the annual midnight practice for Muscatine Football. The Sophmore and Varsity team combined to practice under the lights in front of parents, students, and fans as they completed the first fully padded practice of the season. Last season, Muscatine finished the season with a 5-4 record. Three of their wins came against top 10 ranked teams in Class 4A. The Muskies graduated 25 seniors from last year’s campaign. Among them, the Muskies are charged with replacing Drew Greenhaw, who was class 4A’s leading receiver and...

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City of Muscatine deer hunt approved for 2017-2018

The 2017-2018 Deer Hunt was approved by the Muscatine City Council on August 3, 2017. The hunt will allow for bow hunting on approved private property with two acres or more. Property owners may combine parcels to reach the two-acre minimum. In the past 11 years, 478 total deer have been harvested during this program. Deer Hunting Exception: It shall not be deemed a violation of this Subsection to use a bow and arrow to hunt deer on parcels of two (2) acres or more, or to discharge a firearm, other than a centerfire rifle or other offensive weapon...

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Franklin Elementary School learning healthier habits

On Thursday, August 10, Franklin Elementary School gave their summer school students a special treat. They got to taste salsa, pesto, and lemonade made with ingredients they grew all summer, along with using honey from their bee hive. Jefferson and Mulberry students have been taking care of the garden since May with supplies provided by United Way. United Way provided the students with boxes, dirt, compost, and plants, as well as education for teachers. United Way purchased the curriculum “Growing in the Garden,” with lessons and activities for students and teachers to learn more about planting and taking care...

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Gilda’s Club hosting Sugar & Stress workshop

Gilda’s Club is hosting a free workshop for anyone impacted by cancer titled Sugar & Stress on Thursday, August 17, 2017, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 401 Iowa Avenue in Muscatine. Please use the 4th Street entrance to access the Gathering Room on the 2nd floor. At this workshop, Allison Castle, Holistic Health Coach at Castle Health & Wellness, will provide information on sugar cravings and what they mean and describe the impact of sugar on the body, offer tips to reduce sugar intake, share information on artificial sweeteners and natural sweetener alternatives, and will...

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Go Figure!

August 5 @ 8:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm
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Carol Steinmetz: An Artists Spectrum

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - November 9 @ 5:00 pm
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Go Figure!

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - November 28 @ 11:00 pm
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Carol Steinmetz: An Artists Spectrum

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - December 2 @ 11:00 pm
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Cogat Testing-Grade 3

September 18 @ 8:00 am - September 22 @ 3:00 pm