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Archive: 2013
  • Corps Testifies before the Committee on Small Business

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Jody Farhat, Chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division of the Northwestern Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, testified Wednesday in St. Joseph, MO. before the Committee on Small Business of the United States House of Representatives, chaired by Missouri Congressman Sam Graves on "Missouri River Management: Does it Meet the Needs of Small Business?
  • Rathbun Lake to briefly increase water releases

    CENTERVILLE, Iowa— The week of August 26, 2013, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be increasing releases from Rathbun Lake in order to support ongoing efforts to revise the Chariton River Basin, Rathbun Lake Regulation Manual, which was last edited in 1980. Releases will be increased from 400 cubic feet per second to 2,500 cfs throughout the day, beginning the morning of Monday, August 26th. The 2,500 cfs releases will be maintained through Thursday, August 29 and then reduced by the end of the day back to approximately 400 cfs.
  • Public invited to meeting about Kansas Army Ammunition Plant

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The Kansas Army Ammunition Plant will host a Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting for local community members on September 10, 2013, at the Labette Bank located at 2121 Main, Parsons, Kan., from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Special hunt/trapping application to open at Perry Lake

    PERRY, Kan.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake is having special drawings for trapping, archery deer hunting, youth rifle deer hunting, and youth waterfowl hunting and adult waterfowl hunting in park areas.
  • Truman Lake Beaches re-open

    August 22 UPDATE: With Turman Lake's level steadily returning toward normal pool, all Corps of Engineers swimming beaches on the lake will re-open August 23.
  • Waterfowl blind permit drawing at Kanopolis Lake

    MARQUETTE, Kan.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake will be hosting its annual waterfowl blind permit drawing, Saturday, Sept. 7, at 1:30 p.m.
  • Special muzzleloader deer hunt scheduled for Kanopolis Lake

    MARQUETTE, Kan.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake will host its special muzzleloader deer hunt on Corps of Engineers land on the backside (east side) of the dam.
  • Waterfowl blind registration to open for Truman Lake

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The waterfowl blind registration process for the 2013 Missouri Waterfowl Season has been finalized for Harry S. Truman Lake.
  • Corps urges visitors to think "safety first"

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— In light of a spike in water-related fatalities at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes this recreation season, officials are urging the public to think “safety first” at while recreating on or near the water.
  • Sexton takes command of the Kansas City District

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Col. Andrew D. Sexton assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District during a Change of Command Ceremony today at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.