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Top 9 things to do at Heartland Corps lakes in the fall

The Kansas City District invites you to enjoy the “Top 9 things to do at Heartland Corps lakes this fall”. 1. Hike for the view, Harry S. Truman Lake, Warsaw, Mo. o Be one of the first to hike the Shawnee Bend Trail at Harry S. Truman Lake near Warsaw, Mo. The recently established 3-mile trail leads you on a meandering hike through mature oak timber that opens up to a breathtaking view of Truman Lake from a rock cliff 300 feet above Truman Lake. If you time it right you can see one of the best sunsets around. http://www.nwk.usace.army.mil/Locations/District-Lakes/Harry-S-Truman-Lake/Trails/ [Read More]
Published: Sep-17-18

Corps warns of minor to moderate flooding in Missouri River

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, urges caution due to recent an¬d probable future heavy rains and resulting high waters on area rivers and streams. Minor to moderate flooding continues in and along the Missouri River from Rulo, Neb. to Glasgow, Mo. Reaches of the Missouri River will remain above flood stage through the coming weekend. The storm system that produced the rainfall is expected to move east beginning tomorrow. [Read More]
Published: Sep-06-18

Caution urged by Corps due to high waters and heavy rains

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, urges caution due to recent an¬d potential future heavy rains and resulting high waters on area rivers and streams. Missouri River stages will remain high for next several days from Rulo, Neb. to mid-Missouri. With moisture moving in from the Gulf of Mexico, it will be important for residents and businesses to remain weather aware, and to heed National Weather Service watches and warnings. [Read More]
Published: Sep-04-18

Don’t be a statistic this Labor Day weekend

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, which manages 18 lakes throughout Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska, encourages you not to be a statistic this Labor Day weekend and to wear a life jacket while in, on, or around the water. [Read More]
Published: Aug-27-18

Coeur D’ Alene Park swim beach closed at Melvern Lake

MELVERN, Kan.— The U.S Army Corps of Engineers at Melvern Lake announce the Coeur D’ Alene Park swim beach is closed after receiving positive test results for blue-green algae this week. [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-18

Michigan Valley Park swim beach back open at Pomona Lake

VASSAR, Kan. - The U.S Army Corps of Engineers announce the Michigan Valley Park swim beach is back open after receiving negative test results for blue-green algae this week. [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-18

Stakeholders and Corps exchange ideas while on the Missouri River

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Stakeholders, customers and elected officials were guests of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, for the annual Missouri River tour Aug. 22. The purpose of the trip aboard the district’s barge is to provide a first-hand look at the Civil Works projects the district builds and maintains along the Missouri River and to exchange questions and comments with stakeholders. The barge tour traveled from Jefferson City, Mo., downriver for twelve miles and back, allowing guests to see the capitol and riverfront of Jefferson City, levees, a water intake and tower and navigation elements. [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-18

Stockton Lake cleanup event scheduled

STOCKTON, Mo.— The U.S Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake are teaming up with National Public Lands Day, Missouri Stream Team and the Kansas City Frogman Dive Club to host the 22nd Annual Stockton Lake Cleanup Event on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 8 a.m. Lunch and prizes will be provided to volunteers following the event at noon. [Read More]
Published: Aug-20-18

Public Health Warning for Michigan Valley Swim Beach at Pomona Lake

VASSAR, Kan.— The U.S Army Corps of Engineers at Pomona Lake announce the existence of a blue-green algae bloom at the Michigan Valley swim beach at Pomona Lake. [Read More]
Published: Aug-17-18

Perry Lake water level low, Corps encourages visitors to use caution

PERRY, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake urges recreation visitors to be cautious of lower than usual lake levels. Shallow points and normally submerged hazards are becoming a common sight. It's important for all visitors to understand the lake and risks associated with recreating in low water. [Read More]
Published: Aug-10-18
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