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  • Grand Opening Set for Pomme de Terre Archery Range

    HERMITAGE, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Pomme de Terre Lake invite the public to the grand opening of the new archery range on Saturday, April 2, 2016 starting at 10 a.m. At this event Corps staff will engage with the community, host contests and award prizes. The range is handicap accessible and provides six public shooting lanes. The first four lanes have targets located at 20, 30, 40 and 50 yards. The following two lanes have targets placed at 10 and 15 meters for schools that participate in the National Archery in the Schools Program. The range is free to the public and available on a first come, first served basis. Posted safety rules apply. The archery range is located in Hermitage, Mo. on County Road 218, just past the Pomme de Terre Lake Project Office. For additional information contact the project office at 417-745-6411.
  • Repairs on slope of Sterett Creek Dike

    Warsaw, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Dam will begin non-emergency repairs to an earthen slide on the downstream slope of Sterett Creek Dike. The slide at Sterett Creek Dike was discovered in late December 2015 following six inches of rain. The saturated conditions are believed to have caused the slide. Harry S. Truman Dam project staff and geotechnical engineers from the Kansas City District Office monitor the dike routinely and have increased monitoring of the embankment since the slide occurred. It is anticipated the slide may take two to three weeks to repair.