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Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day
11/6/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11....
30th Annual Managed deer hunt scheduled at Smithville Lake
11/5/2019
SMITHVILLE, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Smithville Lake will celebrate its 30th year hosting a special deer hunt for disabled hunters Nov. 23 and 24. All hiking and biking trails at...
Boundary maintenance to begin at the Truman Lake project
11/4/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Harry S. Truman Project will soon begin boundary line maintenance work in the Henry, Benton and Hickory county areas....
Perry Lake to implement new reservation policy and reduce reservation window for the 2020 camping season
10/29/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake has announced a new reservation policy for the 2020 recreation season. Beginning May 1, 2020 all sites in Rock Creek Park will be 100% reserveable. This...
Kansas City District delivers over $1 billion in project awards for Fiscal Year ‘19 benefitting the Heartland region
10/21/2019
As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District wrapped up final contract awards for fiscal year 2019, the team took a moment to reflect on a few major accomplishments and how they tie into...
Ollinger recognized for years of selfless service by Rathbun Lake leaders
10/18/2019
A concerned and hardworking volunteer at Rathbun Lake near Centerville, Iowa, received recognition for his years of service Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Krazy Connie’s Landing during the Rathbun...
Rathbun Lake to implement new reservation policy
10/16/2019
CENTERVILLE, IA. --The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rathbun Lake has announced a new reservation policy for the 2020 recreation season. Beginning May 1, 2020 all sites in Island View, Bridge View...
Corps of Engineers at Harlan County Lake announces temporary closures
10/2/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harlan County Lake has announced closures to portions of the Harlan County Dam Spillway and Project Office. Access to the stilling basin below the dam and parking...
Increased fall releases from Rathbun Lake cancelled
9/24/2019
In response to concerns over ongoing levee assessments and repairs along the lower Chariton River and the Missouri River, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District will not conduct the...
Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28
9/17/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide in recognition of...