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Excelsior Springs Hospital names new CEO

The Board of Trustees of Excelsior Springs Hospital has announced Kristen DeHart as the new chief executive officer, effective June 2. DeHart replaces Sally Nance, who retired last…

Excelsior Springs now owns property to begin building dog park

May 18, 2017 – Excelsior Springs is one step closer in having a dog park for its residents to enjoy. City Council members voted unanimously to purchase a…

Economic development big priority for city

May 15, 2017 – City Manager Molly McGovern said she asked on the right day when she got Melinda Mehaffy to come on board as the new Economic…

Hundreds of years of newsprint in need of digitization

May 11, 2017 – For 129 years, The Standard Newspaper has printed articles for its readers in and around Excelsior Springs. Through changes in ownership, publishers, editors, writers…

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Excelsior Springs Hospital names new CEO

The Board of Trustees of Excelsior Springs Hospital has announced Kristen DeHart as the new…

Update to revocable licenses up for approval at next Commission meeting

May 18, 2017- An update to revocable licenses for boat slips could see approval at…

Excelsior Springs now owns property to begin building dog park

May 18, 2017 – Excelsior Springs is one step closer in having a dog park…

Economic development big priority for city

May 15, 2017 – City Manager Molly McGovern said she asked on the right day…

ESHS students plan presentation for suicide awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the students of Excelsior Springs High School’s second…

Clay County routinely facing late fees

May 8, 2017 – On Thursday, May 4, at about 2:30 p.m., employees of Kansas…

ATV accident claims life of young Tigers grappler

The Excelsior Springs youth wrestling program is mourning the loss of one of their own…

Hall to continue as Community Center Director

March 4, 2017 – Jesse Hall will continue his tenure as the director of the…

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Tigers doubles team on to state

Last year Tigers senior Lane Rogers and sophomore Seth Forstner came agonizingly close to a berth in the Class 1 state singles bracket, each of them falling in…

Track advances five entries to sectional meet

May 15, 2017 – There were a lot of holes to fill entering the 2017 track season and Tigers coach Jonah Albertson was pleased with the rebuilding year…

Tigers claim 4 MRVC championships

May 8, 2017 – Four Individuals earned some gold hardware at the Missouri River Valley Conference Track and Field Championships on Friday, May 5 at Tiger Stadium. In…

Tigers runners up in Northland Tournament

Tigers senior Conner Creason reared back and gave his 108th pitch everything he had on Thursday, April 20 at Liberty High School. Excelsior Springs’ frontline starter got the…

Opinion

Irony, not just for Alanis Morissette

Merriam Webster defines irony as “incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events and the normal or expected result.”…

Instead of mud, maybe ideas on how to better things?

Watching the news every day is totally disgusting. When I was in high school, I turned 18 and was able to…

County’s communications upgrade will benefit citizens, deputies

Since 2012, we have continued to improve our communications but there is still much more to be accomplished. Although we have…

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…


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