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Excelsior Springs welcomes Gehrlein to local library

Excelsior Springs welcomes Gehrlein to local library

There’s a new face at the local library Brian Gehrlein is the new Youth Services Associate at the Excelsior Springs branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library. A William…

Excelsior Spring’s ‘Angel Army’ continues good work throughout the year

Excelsior Spring’s ‘Angel Army’ continues good work throughout the year

January 19, 2018 – The Angel Army started out of nowhere, Lani Odell says of the group she heads that has been changing the lives of many in Excelsior…

Excelsior Springs Job Corps honors late co-worker with food drive competition

Excelsior Springs Job Corps honors late co-worker with food drive competition

The Programs Department at the Excelsior Springs Job Corps may have won the Food Drive, but the trophy, and the intent behind it, go even deeper than providing…

‘Accidental’ winery grows rare Chancellor grape

‘Accidental’ winery grows rare Chancellor grape

January 15, 2018 – Friends Michael Jennings and Stephen Stubbs, owners of Four Horses and a Dog Vineyard and Winery, didn’t mean to start a winery. It was, they…

“Chasing the light:” How one photographer illuminates Excelsior Springs

“Chasing the light:” How one photographer illuminates Excelsior Springs

Kevin Morgan’s entire being seems to thrum with energy. He leaps from one subject to the next, from archeology to photography to philosophy, with barely a pause between,…

Busick is a ‘natural born leader’ inspiring the best from The Elms staff

Busick is a ‘natural born leader’ inspiring the best from The Elms staff

January 5, 2017 – Excelsior Springs native Eric Busick may no longer be at The Elms every day as acting general manager, but there is little doubt that his…

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Excelsior Springs Police Blotter (Week of Jan. 9 – Jan. 15)

Excelsior Springs Police Blotter (Week of Jan. 9 – Jan. 15)

January 22, 2018 Tuesday, January 9 2:41 a.m., 300 block of S. Main St.: Officer…

Sexual abuse allegations against former local priest confirmed

Sexual abuse allegations against former local priest confirmed

A December notice from The Catholic Key, a newspaper published by the Diocese of Kansas…

Local Mosaic Life Care clinic to close

Local Mosaic Life Care clinic to close

January 19, 2018 – Mosaic Life Care, located at 2370 Vintage Court in Excelsior Springs, will…

Greitens’ latest move with State Board of Education leaves Missouri schools in limbo

Greitens’ latest move with State Board of Education leaves Missouri schools in limbo

January 12, 2017 – Governor Eric Greitens withdrew and reappointed five interim members to the Missouri…

Excelsior Springs Police Department Weekly Report (Jan. 2 -Jan. 8)

Excelsior Springs Police Department Weekly Report (Jan. 2 -Jan. 8)

Tuesday, January 2 12:28 a.m., 400 block of Superior St.: Officers responded to a possible…

2-hour local police chase ends after bold maneuver by sheriff (VIDEO)

2-hour local police chase ends after bold maneuver by sheriff (VIDEO)

January 12, 2018 – Clinton County Sheriff Larry Fish successfully administered a Pursuit Intervention Technique…

Pedestrian killed in late night crash on 92 Highway

Pedestrian killed in late night crash on 92 Highway

January 11, 2018 – Late Wednesday night, Jan. 10, 92 Hwy. was shut down between…

City lightens policy on delinquent water bills

City lightens policy on delinquent water bills

December 29, 2017 – The City of Excelsior Springs is relaxing its policy on delinquent water…

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Sports writer wanted at The Excelsior Springs Standard

January 5, 2018- The Excelsior Springs Standard is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic sports fan to fill an open sports writing position in its newsroom. The ideal candidate will have a…

Lady Tigers 1-1 as they enter De Soto tourney this week

Lady Tigers 1-1 as they enter De Soto tourney this week

December 8, 2018 – Girls varsity basketball are in the middle of a De Soto Tournament this week after winning their first game against the Richmond Spartans and…

Tigers out-man Spartans, Warriors in home triangular sweep

Tigers out-man Spartans, Warriors in home triangular sweep

December 8, 2017 – There was strength in numbers for the Excelsior Springs Tigers on Thursday, Nov. 30, as they opened the 2017-18 wrestling season with a triangular…

Mules rally past Bulldogs for Mineral Water Bowl title

Mules rally past Bulldogs for  Mineral Water Bowl title

December 8, 2017 – The University of Central Missouri Mules were in a familiar position as they trailed the University of Minnesota-Duluth 22-10 at halftime of the 52nd…

Opinion

I’m teaching my kids to see color

I’m teaching my kids to see color

January 20, 2018 – I’m teaching my kids to see color. I wish I could say “we’re colorblind!” but we aren’t. To…

When you should say ‘Merry Christmas’ – and when you shouldn’t

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of…

Politicking has changed over the years

December 8, 2017 – Politics has always been my hobby, I have never missed a vote since I was 21. It…

Hot dogs, ketchup and the state of things

December 8, 2017 – Everyone is wrong. Not about everything, of course. No one can be wrong about everything except Cleveland…


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