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Kenneth Dickey receives civic leadership award

Kenneth Dickey of Excelsior Springs recently was given a Civic Leadership Award by the Missouri Municipal League and the city of Excelsior Springs. The award, presented during a banquet…

Newest pocket park project sets stage for events

The pocket park located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Broadway Avenue and Marietta Street—just east of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home—has a new stage, set…

O’Connells kept the Goodtimes rolling

How do you sum up 21 and a half years of hard work? Denny O’Connell and his wife, Phil, are hanging up their restaurateur hats after two decades…

Anytime Fitness gives back, wherever they are

A little girl in Richmond is recovering from horrific injuries she sustained in a lawnmower accident earlier this year, and when Anytime Fitness sponsored a 5k event in…

Radio station 102.7 The Hog planning June 21 launch party at Flander Hall

A little more than a week from now, local radio station The Hog will finally take its place along the FM dial at 102.7, putting it on the…

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Suspect in March attack certified as an adult

Police have announced that the 15-year-old who allegedly committed first-degree assault in the stabbing/cutting attack…

City council approves new fee schedule

After about a year’s worth of work, the Excelsior Springs City Council on Monday night…

Cashatt to jointly manage Polley

Polley Funeral Home is likely to soon have a new name, once a joint management…

ESSD delays drug test policy

A student drug testing policy proposed through a policy revision in May won’t go into…

Two shot in July 4 incident

July 5, 2014 UPDATED July 7, 2014: Police have confirmed that two men suffered gunshot…

No dirt moved yet, but community center project is progressing

It will still be a while before any site work is visible for the new…

Music, fireworks still on for tonight

The second round of the EX Factor went off (mostly) without a hitch after being…

Agreement expanding hospital partnership

The Excelsior Springs Hospital Board of Trustees voted on Monday to approve a resolution that…

Investigation finds drowning victim had cardiac incident

An investigation has determined that a Kansas City man who drowned in the lake at…

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Tiger Hall of Fame inducts 2014 honorees

Local native turned NFL coach Gregg Williams returned to Excelsior Springs this week for the annual Gregg Williams Tiger Golf Classic. On Wednesday night, the activities kicked off…

DeWitt Phillips’ long list of accomplishments landed him in Hall of Fame

As the Gregg Williams Tiger Classic nears, the committee is preparing for the Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony held at Excelsior Springs High School. The public…

Cynthia Todd one of five Tiger Hall of Fame inductees

Cynthia Lynn Todd was just one standout athlete of a handful who will be inducted into the Tiger Hall of Fame in just a few short weeks.  Each…

Youth basketball players invited to learn fundamentals, skills and more at Future Tiger camp

Basketball players can improve their skills under the direction of Excelsior Springs High School Men’s Tiger Basketball Head Coach Ryan Johnson during the team’s annual “Future Tigers Youth…

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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…

Dear criminals, please stay away from Excelsior Springs

In recent weeks Excelsior Springs has landed on television news channels more than I care to admit.  If the news coverage…

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