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  • Open house at former Nebraska Ordnance Plant

    MEAD, Neb.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to their semi-annual open house scheduled for Nov. 12, 2014, at the Yutan VFW Country Club, 1581 Yutan Road, Yutan, Neb.
  • Tuttle Creek Lake releases firewood cutting policy

    MANHATTAN, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake recently announced its firewood cutting policy for the upcoming heating season.
  • Missouri River committee to meet in Nebraska

    Omaha, Neb. - The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 27th meeting November 04-06 in La Vista, Neb. Public attendance is encouraged, and an opportunity is provided during each daily session for the public to address the Committee and the lead agencies, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), regarding the Missouri River Recovery Program (MRRP).
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,200 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11.
  • Corps maintains high releases to reduce future flood risk

    Omaha, Neb. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Missouri River Basin Water Management Division is maintaining above normal releases at the four lower dams on the Missouri River. As expected, September runoff above Sioux City, Iowa, remained well above normal, totaling 1.8 million acre feet (MAF), 157 percent of normal. The 2014 runoff forecast is 35.5 MAF, 141 percent of normal, down slightly from one month ago. Average annual runoff is 25.2 MAF.
  • Hunter safety is a must

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urges all hunters to be safe while hunting at the 18 lake projects throughout Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska.
  • Corps invites public to Missouri River operations meetings

    OMAHA, Neb. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Missouri River Basin Water Management Division will hold five public meetings in late October to discuss the draft 2014-2015 Annual Operating Plan for the Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System.
  • Safety Office reports significant improvements

    The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Safety Office reports that accidental drowning at area lakes and inspection deficiencies within the district’s military construction sites are down from this time last year.
  • Stockton Lake plans testing of new hydropower turbine

    STOCKTON, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Stockton Lake Project anticipates that testing and operation of the new hydropower turbine will begin in the next couple of weeks. Work is currently underway inside the power plant to prepare for the testing tentatively planned to begin during the week of Sept. 29. While testing the unit water will be released through the dam, downstream into the Sac River.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 27

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,200 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived.