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ES Museum and Archives to host Cocktail Party, plaque unveiling

ES Museum and Archives to host Cocktail Party, plaque unveiling

February 23, 2018 — Museum to host Cocktail Party on Saturday. The Excelsior Springs Museum and Archives invites the public to a cocktail party and plaque unveiling, Saturday,…

The haunts of Excelsior Springs

The haunts of Excelsior Springs

Every town has a ghost story or two, and with a history as rich and varied as Excelsior Springs, it should come as no surprise that we have…

Plans for devoted art space in Excelsior Springs move forward

Plans for devoted art space in Excelsior Springs move forward

February 16, 2018 – The Excelsior Springs Art Association, a group of people devoted to the furtherance of art in Excelsior Springs, met on Sunday, February 11, to discuss…

Local artist offers portrait workshop

Local artist offers portrait workshop

February 16, 2018 – Local artist Jennifer Hutton will be teaching a portrait painting workshop on Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.…

Strangers come together to brighten one boy’s birthday

Strangers come together to brighten one boy’s birthday

February 16, 2018 – After no one responded to one little boy’s birthday invitations, a local mom took to Facebook for suggestions on how to make his day special.…

Billy Hale and Shelter Insurance seek to give back to the community

Billy Hale and Shelter Insurance seek to give back to the community

January 26, 2018 – Shelter Insurance Agent Billy Hale, in conjunction with the Shelter Insurance Foundation, will award two scholarships to two graduates of Excelsior Springs High School, both…

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Student postcard helps two pastors make local connection

Student postcard helps two pastors make local connection

February 23, 2018 – Reverend Joel Kidwell was touring South Lake Elementary School in Gaithersburg, Md.,…

Ice puts freeze on Excelsior Springs schools twice in one week

Ice puts freeze on Excelsior Springs schools twice in one week

February 23, 2018 – As the ice turns branches into crystalline works of art, it also…

BREAKING: Governor Greitens indicted on felony charge (VIDEO)

BREAKING: Governor Greitens indicted on felony charge (VIDEO)

February 22, 2018 – Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was indicted on Thursday on a felony charge…

Notable Black Missourians: Leon M. Jordan, spokesperson for freedom

Notable Black Missourians: Leon M. Jordan, spokesperson for freedom

February 16, 2018 – Leon M. Jordan was a central, leading figure in rising black political…

Excelsior Springs Police Blotter (February 6 – February 12)

Tuesday, February 6 2:36 a.m., 1000 block of St. Louis Ave.: Officer responded in reference…

Governor Greitens makes moves to protect aging Missouri veterans

Governor Greitens makes moves to protect aging Missouri veterans

February 16, 2018 – Governor Greitens addressed reports of mistreatment at the St. Louis Veterans Home…

Found family Bible sends local genealogy society on hunt for ancestors

Found family Bible sends local genealogy society on hunt for ancestors

February 16, 2018 – Recently, the Excelsior Springs Museum and Archives received a large family Bible…

Frank Mattivi: The man behind the medals

Frank Mattivi: The man behind the medals

February 16, 2018 – Frank Mattivi, Sr. was an American hero. One of the original first…

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Lady Tigers take on Oak Grove Panthers during Senior Night (VIDEO)

Lady Tigers take on Oak Grove Panthers during Senior Night (VIDEO)

February 23, 2018 – On Feb. 22, Lady Tigers battled the Oak Grove Panthers on the basketball court. The game ultimately resulted in a loss for the Tigers, 36…

ES Tigers took on Grain Valley Eagles on Feb. 16 (VIDEO)

February 20, 2018 – The Excelsior Springs Tigers took on the Grain Valley Eagles Friday, February 16. Grain Valley won tip-off and started off with an aggressive offense, stunning…

Excelsior Springs soccer club focuses on long-term goal

Excelsior Springs soccer club focuses on long-term goal

February 20, 2018 – The idea behind the Amigos, a soccer club in Excelsior Springs, was to feed the Excelsior Springs High School program with quality soccer players. According…

ESHS Tiger seniors honored before game

ESHS Tiger seniors honored before game

February 19, 20018 – The Excelsior Springs Tigers boys basketball and basketball cheerleaders honored their seniors before tipoff against Grain Valley Eagles on Feb. 16. Basketball seniors included Danton…

Opinion

Excelsior Springs, we’ve got something special

Excelsior Springs, we’ve got something special

February 16, 2018 – Excelsior Springs, we’ve got something special. I promise. And I know this because I see it every day.…

Social media is making us mean

Social media is making us mean

February 9, 2018 – Social media is making us mean. We sit behind our keyboards and get offended and fire off comebacks…

Letters to the editor in response to “Fake News” op-ed

Letters to the editor in response to “Fake News” op-ed

February 2, 2018 – The Excelsior Springs Standard recently ran an op-ed, entitled There were no winners in President’s ‘Fake News’ Awards. As an…

There were no winners in President’s ‘Fake News’ Awards

There were no winners in President’s ‘Fake News’ Awards

January 26, 2018 — On Wednesday, Jan. 17, President Trump rolled out his self-hyped “Fake News Awards.” He did it through the…


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