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  • Kansas City District recreation areas closed

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District is closing USACE-operated facilities due to the shutdown of the federal government for lack of fiscal 2018 funding legislation. We regret the impacts of these required actions on the recreating public, and will make every attempt to inform the public when these facilities reopen.
  • Eagle Day program planned at Tuttle Creek Lake

    MANHATTAN, Kan.,— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake will host a free Eagle Day program on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will begin at the Manhattan Fire station located at Kimball and Denison avenues.
  • Shoreline Management Plan finalized for Pomme de Terre Lake

    HERMITAGE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has finalized the Pomme de Terre Lake Shoreline Management Plan. "With input from local residents, we were able to hear their concerns and sought ways to incorporate their thoughts into our management plan," said Brian Wright, operations project manager for Pomme de Terre Lake. "In doing this, we strive to strike a balance between public and private shoreline use."
  • Eagle Days scheduled at Smithville Lake

    SMITHVILLE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to Smithville Lake’s 23rd Annual Eagle Days in Smithville, Mo., Jan. 6 and 7, 2018. “Nearly 1,500 attend this event annually,” said Derek Dorsey, Smithville Lake park manager. “This will be the 23rd year the Corps of Engineers has hosted this event and we appreciate working with our local partners to ensure the attendees have a great experience at the Smithville Lake Eagle Days.”
  • Cold water safety and hunter safety go hand-in-hand

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With the cooler weather upon us, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District emphasizes safety while enjoying seasonal recreation opportunities. “Fall and winter months provide additional opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy our lakes,” said Zach Wallace, park ranger at Pomme de Terre Lake near Hermitage, Mo. “It’s important to remember the dangers associated with colder seasons like hypothermia and hunting related activities. Accidents can happen and it’s vital all visitors take the appropriate steps to ensure a safe experience.”
  • Stockton Lake Eagle Day scheduled

    STOCKTON, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Missouri Department of Conservation will host the 24th annual Eagle Day on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.
  • Corps in Kansas City marks end of fiscal year with $350 million in contract awards

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District awarded about 1,400 contracts worth more than $350 million in fiscal year 2017. Gwendi Miller, chief of the Contracting Division for the district, acknowledged the hard work of employees leading up to the Sept. 30 end-of-the-fiscal-year deadline. “Our team worked with the larger team across the District and the Northwestern Division to complete many important contract actions,” she said. “Our commander, Col. Doug Guttormsen, emphasizes delivering on our commitments to our customers, and I think we were able to do that very well.”
  • McConnell holds ribbon cutting for $267 million in KC-46A facilities

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. — McConnell held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. to signify completing the preparation for the arrival of the KC-46A Pegasus. After three years, 16 projects, more than 23 million pounds of steel and $267 million, McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A and pave the way for the future of air refueling. The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, oversaw the construction and contracting.
  • Open house scheduled at Harry S. Truman Lake

    WARSAW, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake will host an open house Saturday, Oct. 14 to review and discuss water management operations and recent high-water events in the local area.
  • Tuttle Creek Lake concluding fall lake level rise

    MANHATTAN, Kan. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake has raised the conservation pool (lake level) 2.5 feet over the past two weeks to a fall elevation of 1079 feet above sea level.