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  • Firewood Ban

    Beginning Aug. 31, 2012, visitors can not transport firwood to Perry Lake that did not originate from Jefferson County, Kan.
  • Corps deploys to assist barges on Missouri River

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District has deployed Corps personnel and equipment assets to assist several barges recently halted on the Missouri River in close proximity to River Mile 41 in St. Charles County near Chesterfield, Mo.
  • Level of protection restored to flood-damaged levees

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has restored a level of protection to levees enrolled in the Public Law 84-99 program that were damaged during the Missouri River flooding in 2011.
  • KANOPOLIS LAKE - Waterfowl Blind Permit Drawing

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake will be hosting its annual waterfowl blind permit drawing, Saturday September 8, 2012 at 1:30 P.M. The drawing will be conducted at the Kanopolis Lake U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Information Center at 105 Riverside Drive Marquette KS, 67464. The drawing will be at random to determine the order of site selection and permit application. There will be 25 blind sites available. Permit applicants must be at least 12 years of age on the day of the drawing. Two members per household may be allowed to draw. For more information, contact the Kanopolis Project Office at (785)-546-2294.
  • HILLSDALE LAKE - National Public Lands Day - Fish Habitat Project

    On Sept. 28-29, the Corps of Engineers and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will be constructing fish habitat.
  • TRUMAN LAKE: Corps to hold annual hunt for persons with disabilities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake and The Masonic Lodge #653 will host the 23rd Annual Truman Lake Managed Deer Hunt for persons with physical disabilities Nov. 3 and 4 at Shawnee Bend and Berry Bend Parks.
  • Contracts awarded to repair river structures

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded four contracts worth several million dollars Aug. 14 to establish a pool of contractors that are available to bid on repairs for the Missouri River Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project.
  • TRUMAN LAKE: 2012 Waterfowl Blind Registration for Truman Lake

    WARSAW, Mo.— The waterfowl blind registration process for the 2012 Missouri Waterfowl Season has been finalized for Harry S. Truman Lake.
  • Corps makes progress on levee repairs

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District is making progress on repairing levees that were damaged during the 2011 flooding along the Missouri River with three more contracts being nearly complete and another one awarded on Aug. 7.
  • Mississippi River Commission schedules low-water inspection trip

    PORTLAND, Ore. — The Mississippi River Commission will conduct a low-water inspection trip in the Missouri River Basin starting in Bismarck, N. D., and traveling the river to Washington, Mo., August 12-16, 2012.