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Colonel Douglas B. Guttormsen accepts the guidon of the Kansas City District from USACE Northwestern Division Commander Brig. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon in a Change of Command ceremony July 22, 2016 at the National World War I Museum and Memoria
Kansas City District welcomes new commander
In a historic military tradition, command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District transferred today from Col. Andrew D. Sexton to Col. Douglas B. Guttormsen. In a ceremony at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., Guttormsen received the traditional guidon from Sexton thus assuming command of the district.
Nine of 10 people who drown at Corps lakes were not wearing a life jacket.
Enjoy our Corps lakes, play it safe and return home alive
Have fun at Corps lakes this summer and remember to wear a life jacket, swim in a designated area and know the signs of drowning.
The Mutt Run parking lot will remain open during construction. The construction will not affect walking or hiking access within the Mutt Run area.
Water Treatment Pump Station improvement work to keep road at Clinton Dam north outlet area closed through August 2016
The road to the Clinton Dam north outlet area is to remain closed until August 2016 when the major excavation and concrete work for improvements to the City’s Clinton Water Treatment Plant Raw Water Pump Station is completed.
The campaign that targets adult males.
Life Jackets Worn... Nobody Mourns
To heighten awareness for the use of life jackets, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently launched a new water safety campaign titled “Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns.”
The best protection from weather-related injury or death is to monitor the weather when inclement weather is in the forecast.
Be weather aware, have a safety plan for outdoor recreation
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District reminds outdoor enthusiasts and recreationalists to be weather aware when visiting Corps lakes and recreation areas.
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Annual Truman Lake duck blind drawing set
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District announce the 2016 Truman Lake duck blind drawing is Saturday, Aug. 27.
These passes allow holders free access to boat launches and designated swim areas managed by USACE
America the Beautiful pass
America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Interagency Passes are available for purchase at Kansas City District Lake Offices and Visitor Centers

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Missouri River Implementation Committee to meet in La Vista, NE

7/26/2016
The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee will hold its 34th meeting August 9-11, 2016 in La Vista, NE. Members of the public will have an opportunity during each daily session to address the Committee and the lead federal agencies the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – regarding the Missouri River Recovery Program (MRRP).

Kansas City District welcomes new commander

7/22/2016
In a historic military tradition, command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District transferred today from Col. Andrew D. Sexton to Col. Douglas B. Guttormsen. In a ceremony at the national World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., Guttormsen received the traditional guidon from Sexton thus assuming command of the district.

Public health warning for Outlet Campground River Pond at Melvern Lake

7/22/2016
Melvern, Kan.— The U.S Army Corps of Engineers announce the existence of a blue-green algae bloom at the Outlet Campground River Pond downstream of Melvern Lake. Blue-green algae identification tests and toxin tests have confirmed the presence of the algae.

Duck blind drawing set for Harry S. Truman Lake

7/13/2016
Warsaw, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announce the 2016 duck blind drawing is Saturday, Aug. 27.

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