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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…

Rite-Way Auto making disabled vets mobile

August 16, 2016 – The local Tire Pro distributor wants to do its part in raising $1.5 million to buy disabled veterans motorized wheelchairs. Rite-Way Auto Service will…

Cars, and talk about PTSD to save vets’ lives

August 16, 2016 – Everyone agrees that at least on the surface an Aug. 20 event at Roberts Robinson Chevy GMC Buick is about vehicles. Its name –…

Wabash, Special Olympics forge partnership

August 12, 2016 – Special Olympics Missouri’s goal is to empower athletes to shatter stereotypes and exceed their personal bests on the playing field and in life. For…

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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…

Local women participate in walking challenge

August 12, 2016 – A cooperative effort between the Excelsior Springs Parks and Recreation Department…

Wabash, Special Olympics forge partnership

August 12, 2016 – Special Olympics Missouri’s goal is to empower athletes to shatter stereotypes…

DG clerk charged as ‘inside man’ in robbery

August 12, 2016 – Taylor Heavelow, 23, a former clerk at Dollar General in Excelsior…

South ES residents ask when they will have sewers

August 12, 2016 – Several Excelsior Springs residents, part of what the city refers to as…

Cacioppo defends position on Mosby Board of Aldermen

Mosby Alderman Sean Cacioppo sat silently as as Tammy Kilgore read her complaint against him…

Golf course gets high grades, but its bottom line remains an issue

August 4, 2016 – Director Tim Jarman gave a  mostly upbeat report Monday on on…

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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…

Barber named to USA Elite Select All-America Softball team

August 4, 2015 – Mayce Barber thought her chance to tryout for an elite softball series had gone by the wayside after she suffered from a serious illness…

Marriott wins junior freestyle national championship

Canten Marriott always had fond memories of his childhood in Excelsior Springs even after finding his own success at Park Hill High School. So much so that when…

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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