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Chamber honors award winners at dinner

The Excelsior Springs Area Chamber of Commerce’s 87th Annual Awards Dinner and Auction played out to a packed room at The Elms Hotel and Spa last Thursday night.…

Hole in the Wall Gang back for repeat performance

A little bit country, a little bit rock and roll, throw in some disco and a whole lot of fun—that’s what local auctioneer Gary Ryther is bringing with…

Triumph car show coming to The Elms

Fans of classic automobiles will want to mark their calendars for the end of April, as the South Central Regional Triumph VTR (Vintage Triumph Register) rolls into Excelsior…

Parade is highlight of Post Mardi Gras/St. Pat’s activities

Local residents will be combining “laissez les bons temps rouler” (French for “let the good times roll”) and “the luck of the Irish” this weekend, as the Downtown…

Travel Channel program filming at Wabash BBQ next week

A film crew will be visiting a local restaurant next week, getting footage for an upcoming episode of a program on the Travel Channel. “Food Paradise” is the…

News

Engineering, land purchases propel Farris Street project

The Excelsior Springs City Council voted 4-0 last Monday to enter into an agreement for…

Council moving forward on runway, makes 10-year airport commitment

The Excelsior Springs City Council voted 4-0 on Monday night to enter into an agreement…

Truck, other equipment stolen from city barn

One or more thieves broke into the public works barn in the 1200 block of…

Community center passes; Powell, Buckman, Houck, Shewell, Diebold elected

It’s been a long road to the corner of Tiger Drive and Wornall Road, but…

ES Fire Chief Cantrell retiring; Tribble steps up

Fire Chief Kent Cantrell will be retiring from his position as of the middle of…

Polling places, updated

The Standard has learned that there has been a recent change in the polling place…

NKC utilities head joins city of Excelsior Springs

Lisa Meyer loves her job—but it’s not necessarily where she thought she’d end up. Meyer,…

Community center gets final push

Citizens for a Community Center hosted the final open house regarding the proposed new community…

Candidates talk community center, goals, promoting ES

Editor’s note: This is part two of The Standard’s coverage of last Tuesday’s candidate forum,…

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Tiger tennis teams racking up the wins, both JV and varsity

The Tiger tennis teams are on a roll and are in no way tempted to stop the wins that are piling up in their favor.  Last week the…

cheerleaders reaching out to mini tigers

If you have a little Tiger who wants to learn to cheer, your opportunity to get him or her signed up for Tiger Cheerleading Mini-Clinic is just around…

ESMS track hosts first home meet of the season

Excelsior Springs Middle School track and field athletes hosted their first home meet of the season at Tiger Stadium this past Tuesday.  Teams from Kearney and Smithville came…

Tiger C-team claims back to back victories

The C-team Tiger baseball team, under the direction of Head Coach Spencer Wilkins, have been packing away the wins since the start of their spring season.  Last week’s…

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Opinion

Community center will be game-changer for Excelsior Springs

I’ll admit that it was with some trepidation that I got out of bed a week ago. I’m the type of…

A thank you is in order for our elected board, council members

Another election has wrapped up here in Excelsior Springs and as far as I’m concerned our community has a lot to…

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I just received my copy of the Standard and I always love reading about the great things our little…

Now more than ever, we’ve got to guard our personal information

Have you ever wondered why we don’t have many new superheroes? It’s simple. Three main ingredients of a successful superhero are…

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