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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

‘One-to-World’ will put technology in students’ hands

The Excelsior Springs School District will be introducing a new technology initiative starting before school…

Water, sewer upgrades are ongoing around Excelsior

Depending on where you go in Excelsior Springs, you might see more dirt than grass,…

Tuesday evening fire heavily damages house

A fire heavily damaged a house on the west edge of the Golf Hill neighborhood…

Board approves upcoming projects

Tray Harkins was re-elected to his role as president of the Excelsior Springs Board of…

New law designed to stop drive-offs

The leadership of the Excelsior Springs City Council will remain the same for the next…

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…

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Varsity baseball falls short of win

Tuesday was a tough night for Tiger baseball when the varsity team lost to Smithville 12-9.  Hosting the Warriors at Tiger Sports Complex, the varsity team left nine…

Undefeated 9-0 record remains intact for Tiger tennis team

The Tiger tennis team has been busy racking up the wins this season with an undefeated record of 9-0!  Early last week the guys put their rackets to…

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…

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Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor Chimpanzees for rent? I just heard the story of some chimps getting out of their normal area…

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…

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