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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct 5-year inspection at Tuttle Creek Lake

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District announced an upcoming periodic inspection at Tuttle Creek Lake, to include dewatering...

Corps announces temporary closure at Tuttle Creek Cove Park

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has awarded a contract at Tuttle Creek Lake to K & K...

Corps’ Kansas City District campsite and shelter reservation closures extended through 1 June

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Due to the ongoing concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has...

Corps Approves Temporary Modifications To Lake Water Management Plans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Due to ongoing challenging conditions with wet soils and higher than normal river levels across the Missouri River Basin, the...

Public Input Sought For Kansas River Basin Watershed Study

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City District and our partners encourage the public to attend public scoping meetings being held in the Kansas...

Army Corps of Engineers Waives Day Use Fees at Recreation Areas in Observance of Veterans Day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than...

Army Corps of Engineers Waives Fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28

WASHINGTON, D.C. --The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and...

Adjusted Releases Approved For Kansas River Basin Reservoirs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was authorized a deviation from the operating manual for cumulative releases...

Public Meeting To Discuss High Water Levels At Tuttle Creek Lake

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Due to above average water levels being held in Tuttle Creek Lake, the Kansas City District and lake project personnel will...

Tuttle Creek Lake Officials Expecting Continued Lake Level Rise

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Officials at the Tuttle Creek Lake project want stakeholders – residents, neighbors and area officials – to be aware the of...

Kansas Headlines

Safety Is The Secret Ingredient To Holiday Traditions

TOPEKA – With the arrival of the holidays there are many memories to be made and traditions to follow, and having children participate in...

Kansas Organizations Launch Effort to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 in Kansas

(Nov. 23, 2020) - Stop the Spread Kansas is a public awareness campaign urging Kansans to do their part in slowing the rate of...

Governor Kelly Makes $38.5 Million of CARES ACT Funding Available to Kansas Small Businesses, Slow COVID-19 Spread

TOPEKA – Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced that the State Finance Council unanimously approved the Kansas Office of Recovery recommendations to allocate $20 million...

Governor Laura Kelly Announces New Steps to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced several new steps her administration is taking to combat the spike in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and...

KDOC Announces 5th Resident Death at Lansing Correctional Facility; 11th Overall Due To COVID-19

TOPEKA, Kansas – A Lansing Correctional Facility (LCF) resident who died Weds., Nov. 18 had tested positive for COVID-19. This is...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Hospitals Seek Help From Nearby States, But The Whole Midwest Faces A COVID Surge

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Hospitals in Colorado and Nebraska are calling Kansas in desperate search of beds for coronavirus patients. But Kansas...

Kansas Republicans Keep Their 3 Congressional Seats; Davids Reelected In Kansas City Suburbs

By Stephan Bisaha Stephen Koranda, Nadya Faulx, Aviva Okeson-Haberman - Kansas News Service Democrats and Republicans in Kansas will keep their seats in the U.S....

Republicans Keep Kansas’ Open Senate Seat By Electing Roger Marshall

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service OVERLAND PARK, Kansas — Kansas Republican U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall is moving up to the U.S. Senate after...

‘It Is Not Sustainable’: Kansas’ Online Teachers Are Overworked And Quitting

WICHITA, Kansas — Less than a week into the new school year, the warning came: the school district’s COVID-19 learning plan expected too much from...

Kansas Nursing Homes Still Waiting On Coronavirus Testing Gear From The Feds, And Can’t Afford Labs

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Phillips County Retirement Center got a coronavirus testing machine this month from the U.S. Department of Health and...