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Local artist Holly Spencer shares her art on Instagram

March 23, 2017 -Excelsior Springs has cemented its name as an art community, with many galleries and shops, musicians and hand-painted murals providing a colorful backdrop to the…

Civil Air Patrol, KCPD run search and rescue drill in Excelsior Springs

March 23, 2017 – Last weekend members of the local Civil Air Patrol Chapter welcomed cadets and senior members from across the state for a bivouac. The event,…

Solar eclipse presentation this weekend moved to Performing Arts Center

“The Day the Sun Goes Out for 2½ Minutes” sounds like a science fiction movie, but it’s real science that Kansas City Astronomy Society members will be sharing…

Marshall-Foster wed

Victoria (Tori) Marshall and Jacob Foster, of Cameron, were married at 4 p.m. on Tuesday February, 21 at the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Excelsior Springs. Tori is…

News

Summer Sewer Credit program helps residents save on water bills

Spring has sprung and summertime is right around the corner. For residents looking to save…

Political chess game in full force at Clay County Commission

March 27, 2017 – What seemed to be just ordinary money transfers on the agenda…

Meet the candidates running for the Board of Education

An opportunity to meet the candidates running for the Excelsior Springs Board of Education was…

Historic Elms bridge closed after head on collision

An accident Thursday, March 23 at 5 p.m. destroyed a corner of the historic bridge…

ES man arrested on DWI charges in Callaway County

  Excelsior Springs resident Benjamin N. Ferguson, 39, was arrested at 3:32 p.m. on Tuesday,…

DWI checkpoint this weekend in Excelsior Springs

This weekend the Excelsior Springs Police Department, with help from the Clay/Platte DWI Taskforce, will…

Arrests made in Richmond robbery

A citizen responded to Richmond Police Department’s request in identifying a suspect from a January…

Civil Air Patrol, KCPD run search and rescue drill in Excelsior Springs

March 23, 2017 – Last weekend members of the local Civil Air Patrol Chapter welcomed…

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Tigers get first dual win in two years

March 23, 2017 – David Stalder, the Tigers first year golf coach, joked with his team following their dual on Tuesday, March 21 at the Excelsior Springs Golf…

Spring Sports Preview Is Out!

March 17, 2017 – Pick up a copy of the Friday, March 17 issue of the Standard for a special Tigers Spring Sports Preview!…

Tigers boys win thriller to advance in district play

March 2, 2017 – A pair of tying desperation 3-point attempts from St. Pius X ultimately missed their mark on Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the opening round of…

Senior’s sharp shooting powers Tigers on senior night

Feb. 26, 2017 – Tigers senior Kendrick Chuning provided a spark for the Tigers in their regular season finale on Thursday, Feb. 23 at Excelsior Springs High School. Chuning…

Opinion

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…

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…


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