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Cemetery Legends actors prepare for tour

On the first weekend in October, voices from Excelsior Springs’ past will tell the personal stories behind the movers and shakers in the community. “Cemetery Legends: A Tombstone…

Home at last: Rennes celebrate joyful homecoming with new addition to the family

After two years of working for it—and months of being overseas—Jeremiah and Sherie Renne finally have their new daughter at home. Dozens, maybe hundreds, of well-wishers helped the…

Salem Road rocks the park at PRIDE

Popular local band Salem Road doesn’t play much anymore, but they got back together Friday night to help Excelsior  Springs kick off PRIDE season. The band played a…

PRIDE kicks off Friday with dinner, block party

PRIDE season in Excelsior Springs is kicking off this week, and while the basic idea is the same—a celebration of what makes Excelsior Springs unique—a lot of the…

News

ESSD earns ‘accredited’ status in MSIP 2014 APR

The Missouri School Improvement Plan’s 2014 Annual Performance Report is back, and the Excelsior Springs…

Bonuchi honored with naming of ES football field

The football field at Tiger Stadium now officially carries the name of one of Excelsior…

Cemetery improvements are underway

Recently, city crews have been paving the roadways inside Crown Hill Cemetery, one of two…

Potter earns employee of the month honors

Jennifer Potter, the computer lab instructor at Elkhorn Elementary School, was recognized Monday night as…

New images, bond sale show community center progress

We’re working now on more updates regarding the new community center that’s set to begin…

After years of neglect and decay, plans are underway for former laundry building

After five years of deterioration—due both to actual demolition and to demolition by neglect—community leaders…

DESE uses Lewis preschool program as example

Lewis Elementary School is proud to announce that its preschool classroom will be used as…

Abduction, Amber Alert end well for Excelsior Springs family

Paulina and Travis Nave faced their worst fears Wednesday when Travis’ 3-year-old daughter Ramy was…

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Tiger soccer team becoming dangerous with newly implemented style of play

The Tiger soccer team’s new style of play is beginning to shine, especially after this past weekend’s home tournament held at Tiger Stadium. The men’s varsity team played…

Spartans take the Tigers 40-13 after abundant turnovers

A half dozen turnovers to the Richmond Spartans during the Friday, September 5 home game ended with the Excelsior Springs High School Tiger football team’s second loss of…

Lady Tiger volleyball teams join others in Dragon sweep

The Lady Tiger volleyball teams nailed a three-game sweep vs. the Cameron Dragons on their home court with the roar of the Tiger Den cheering them on. The…

Hundreds turn out in support of i-ROK 5K

The cars began to fill the parking lot at Excelsior Springs High School around 6 a.m. Saturday morning, Aug. 2, as hundreds of supporters turned out to help…

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Opinion

Your 15 minutes of fame is not worth your health or life

Once upon a time, “going viral” likely meant that you were going to sick for several days. It meant you had…

Privacy is as privacy does

Just the other day, I received a phone call from a friend and realized I didn’t have his phone number. He…

Letter to the Editor

To the editor: I, on behalf of the Elks Lodge #1001, would like to thank the Boy Scouts of Troop 309…

Freedom doesn’t mean free-for-all

Living in America, at one point, seemed to be something really special. Home of the brave… land of the free. But…

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