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Veterans invited to Waterfest symposiums, June 25

Local veterans and their families are invited to Waterfest for a weekend of fun, a special recognition and a wide variety of support. New to Waterfest this year will be…

Parks department approves long-range plan, including splash and dog parks

The Excelsior Springs Parks and Recreation board approved the group’s vision for parks in Excelsior Springs through the next five years at the regular meeting on Tuesday, June 21 at…

10th Annual Wine Fest draws large crowd to Excelsior Springs

See more photos and read about the 10th Annual Wine Fest in the Friday, June 24 issue of The Standard…

Crescent Lake Christian Center hosts gospel music showcase and more during Waterfest

Waterfest weekend is fast approaching and the entertainment venue on the Good News Stage will appeal to all gospel music lovers. Hosted by the Crescent Lake Christian Center and part…

Miss/Mister Waterfest Pageant gives children chance to shine

After a year hiatus, the Miss/Mister Pageant returns to Waterfest on Saturday, June 25 beginning at 11 a.m. on the Good News Stage. Organized by Pageant Director Gina Scrivener and…

New superintendent of greens making strides

In late April, a new superintendent of greens took up duty at Excelsior Springs Golf Course. Frank Conrick is already receiving rave reviews from members of the 100-year-old course. “The…

If the shoe fits…Farrier Kyle Crawford has made a profession out of fitting horses with shoes and caring for their hooves and feet

Farrier Kyle Crawford has made a profession out of fitting horses with shoes and caring for their hooves and feet Nancy Rucker’s husband Pete is an Excelsior Springs veterinarian, but when…

Piburn Field gets much needed facelift, reopens next Spring

Excelsior Springs residents may or may not know who Jim Piburn was, but they’re more likely to be familiar with the field named in his honor. Piburn, an Excelsior ballplayer…

Nearly 50 turn out for Parks and Rec Youth Fishing Day

Powell Lake at Century Park was packed with families last Saturday, June 11 when nearly 50 people turned out for a day of free fishing. Excelsior Springs Parks and Recreation…

Ice-cold lemonade draws in ESFD on hot afternoon

The fire department’s A-shift stopped in for a cool drink of lemonade at a stand set up on Milwaukee Street. Both Rylee Smith and her cousin Mason Judds set up…

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