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  • Annual Truman Lake duck blind drawing set

    Annual Truman Lake duck blind drawing set for Aug. 29.
  • Enjoy your holiday, play it safe and return home alive

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., — Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District encourages you to do your part to reduce this cause by wearing a life jacket while in or around water. Statistics show that 89 percent of those who drown at Corps managed lakes and rivers may have survived if they had worn a life jacket. With this in mind here are useful safety tips to help you have a safe and enjoyable Independence Day weekend.
  • Tuttle Creek Lake reminds visitors of fireworks policy

    MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake has issued a reminder that fireworks are not permitted on public property. This includes all Corps parks, all areas outside of the parks, and the lake itself.
  • Drunken boat operators risk severe penalties if caught during Operation Dry Water this weekend

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District lakes and reservoirs will partner with law enforcement officers on heightened alert for those violating boating under the influence laws during the annual Operation Dry Water weekend, June 26-28.
  • Update: Additional swimming beaches closed at Truman Lake

    WARSAW, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announces the immediate closure of additional swimming beaches on the lake due to high lake levels.
  • Registration open for assisted deer hunt

    MANHATTAN, Kan. — Youth and disabled hunters have until July 30 to apply for a limited 2015 assisted deer hunt at Tuttle Creek Lake.
  • Corps seeks stakeholder involvement in Missouri River committee

    Omaha, Neb. – Applications for stakeholders interested in Missouri River recovery activities are being requested by the Commander of the Northwestern Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fill vacant stakeholder member positions on the Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC). MRRIC is a collaborative forum for Missouri River Basin stakeholders, states and Tribes to come together and develop a shared vision and comprehensive plan for Missouri River recovery.
  • Corps announces temporary closures at Tuttle Creek

    MANHATTAN, Kan. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake today announced the closing of the swim beach and boat ramp at Tuttle Creek Cove Park due to flooding. All non-utility sites are closed, however, several utility sites remain available for tent camping.
  • Registration open for assisted deer hunt

    MANHATTAN, Kan. — Youth and disabled hunters have until July 30 to apply for a limited 2015 assisted deer hunt at Tuttle Creek Lake.
  • Closures at Perry Lake due to high water

    PERRY, Kan.,— Due to the heavy rainfall, Perry Lake is currently experiencing several major closures. All Corps boat ramps are currently closed due to high water. Rock Creek park remains entirely closed as water is over several of the roads. Slough Creek Campground, Longview Campground and Old Town Campground continue to experience significant closures as well.