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

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. [Read More]
Published: Oct-19-18

Heartland Corps recognizes Geary County sheriff’s deputy and a Fort Riley Army soldier for heroism

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recognized a Geary County sheriff’s deputy and a Fort Riley Army soldier for heroism yesterday in Junction City, Kan. At the Geary County sheriff's office, Milford Lake Park Manager Ken Wenger presented two 'Act of Heroism' awards to Private 1st Class Chance Harriss, stationed at Fort Riley, Kan., and from Sacramento, Calif., and Deputy Rick Parsons, from Junction City, Kan., for saving the lives of two children. [Read More]
Published: Oct-10-18

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

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. [Read More]
Published: Oct-05-18

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

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. [Read More]
Published: Sep-24-18

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
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