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Murrell honored by Corps for ‘Act of Heroism’ at Truman Lake

10/19/2018
The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recognized a citizen yesterday for heroism. At Long Shoal Marina near Warsaw, Mo., Truman Lake Operations Project Manager Jim Sandberg presented an 'Act of Heroism' award to Lonnie Murrell, of Warsaw, Mo., for saving the lives of a group of men involved in a boating accident.

Kansas City District delivers $328 million in project awards for Fiscal Year ‘18

10/5/2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District wrapped up final contract awards for fiscal year 2018, the team took a moment to reflect on a few major accomplishments and how they tie into the district mission.The district awarded about 1,360 contracts worth more than $328 million in fiscal year 2018.

Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake invite comments on shoreline management plan

9/24/2018
STOCKTON, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake invite public comments regarding shoreline management. The final draft Shoreline Management Plan for Stockton Lake establishes policy and furnishes guidelines for the protection and preservation of the desirable environmental characteristics of the shoreline while maintaining a balance between public and private shoreline use.

Caution urged by Corps due to high waters and heavy rains

9/4/2018
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.

Don’t be a statistic this Labor Day weekend

8/27/2018
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.

Coeur D’ Alene Park swim beach closed at Melvern Lake

8/24/2018
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.

Michigan Valley Park swim beach back open at Pomona Lake

8/24/2018
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.

Stockton Lake cleanup event scheduled

8/20/2018
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.

Public Health Warning for Michigan Valley Swim Beach at Pomona Lake

8/17/2018
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.

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

8/10/2018
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.