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On Sept. 10, historic homes, buildings will open for tours

August 26, 2016 – The Superior Well Office Steering Committee will sponsor a “Diamonds in the Rough” tour of historic homes and buildings in Excelsior Springs on Saturday,…

Stone cold mason

August 26, 2016 – Steve Jewell has left his mark, stone by stone, throughout the Kansas City Metro – and beyond. And Jewell is proud of what he’s…

Program created to serve needs of young, old

August 26, 2016 – Research indicates that Baby Boomers are turning 65 at a rate of 10,000 a day, a trend that will continue through the year 2030.…

Mural artist chosen to complete work at Carolyn Schutte Pocket Park

It won’t be long and visitors to downtown Excelsior Springs will have a beautiful mural to view once work is completed at the Carolyn Schutte Pocket Park. According…

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Just another Saturday

August 30, 2016 – The Tigers might have had to wait a few extra hours…

Clay’s 2-1 vote to put library tax on ballot helps avoid lawsuit

August 30, 2016 – Presiding Commissioner Jerry Nolte cast the deciding vote Wednesday as Clay…

Boy, 8, hit by car as he crosses Isley Boulevard

August 30, 2016 – Excelsior Springs elementary student Xavier Gilbert spent his eighth birthday at…

Rear-end wreck at 92 and Old Quarry Road sends man to the hospital

Personnel from Clay County Sheriff’s Department and Excelsior Springs Fire Department responded to a rear-end…

On Sept. 10, historic homes, buildings will open for tours

August 26, 2016 – The Superior Well Office Steering Committee will sponsor a “Diamonds in…

Program created to serve needs of young, old

August 26, 2016 – Research indicates that Baby Boomers are turning 65 at a rate…

ES police use simulator to sharpen decision-making

August 16, 2016 – Training officers to make good judgment calls using a simulated training…

Police dispose of possible pipe bomb in yard

Read all about it in the Tuesday, August 16 issue of the Standard…

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Just another Saturday

August 30, 2016 – The Tigers might have had to wait a few extra hours to get their game at Cameron started, but the extra waiting only seemed…

Tigers softball wins appeal, game

August 26, 2016 Cameron momentarily tied the game with an RBI double in the top of the seventh inning on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at Excelsior Springs High School.…

Warrensburg, storm delay no match for Excelsior Springs

Junior quarterback Peyton Soria signals a touchdown Saturday afternoon as running back Jackson Creason’s fourth-quarter touchdown made it 33-12 to ice the game for the Tigers in their…

Marcum new pitching coach at Missouri Southern 

August 12, 2016 – Former Major League pitcher Shaun Marcum has advanced another rung of the coaching ladder after accepting a job at Missouri Southern State University to…

Opinion

What it means to be a police officer

Dear Excelsior Springs citizen, In the wake of recent events I have had time to reflect… Reflect on life, reflect on…

Making long stories short: perfect goal for songwriters

W hen I pop a CD into my computer, I get 17 options – listen on iTunes, listen on Windows Media…

How does marketing energy drinks to seniors make any sense?

M y wife and I used to eat at a restaurant “out south” whose name I won’t mention for fear of…

Being disciplined at home harder than, say, in the army

I need to find more balance in my life, but it’s not working. I’m not as powerful as the magnet that…


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