The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says that Grain Processing Corporation in Muscatine has agreed to pay a $129,000 civil penalty for violations of the federal Clean Water Act that occurred in 2011. By agreeing to the settlement, GPC has certified that it is in compliance with the Clean Water Act.

Iowa Health System has changed its name to UnityPoint Health, which the company says reflects the way its hospitals, physicians and home care entities are transforming health care delivery through patient-centered coordinated care. The company includes Trinity Muscatine, Trinity Muscatine New Horizons, Trinity Muscatine Public Health and the Trinity Muscatine Foundation. 

HNI Corporation will webcast its annual shareholders' meeting at 10:30 a.m. on May 7th from the Allsteel headquarters building at 2210 Second Avenue in Muscatine. The webcast can be accessed via a link on the Investor Information section of the corporation's website at  

An historic Muscatine church has closed to regular services. Structural problems -- including a sagging floor and a deteriorating brick exterior and roof -- have prompted officials to discontinue regular services at St. Mary's Catholic Church. The Rev. Jason Crossen says an early estimate of repairs was more than $1 million. Read more about this story in the Muscatine Journal or at



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