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4H Club gives back to local youth with autism

4H Club gives back to local youth with autism

April 20, 2018 – Weighted blankets have a lot of benefits to people with autism, ADHD, anxiety and more. They provide pressure and sensory input and can be used…

Two brothers, one diagnosis

Two brothers, one diagnosis

April 13, 2018 – If you know one person with autism, then you know one person with autism. No one knows that better than Stacey Pfannenstiel, who has two…

Fence Stile Winery enters tenth year with fiery celebration

Fence Stile Winery enters tenth year with fiery celebration

If you ask Shriti Plimpton, owner and founder of Fence Stile Wineries, what her greatest accomplishment over the past nine years has been, she will tell you that…

Tortoise and Hare participants turned out despite cold

Tortoise and Hare participants turned out despite cold

April 13, 2018 – Even though early morning temperatures hovered in the 20s, hundreds of participants gathered in the cold, morning sun on Saturday to participate in the Good…

Spencer draws inspiration from surroundings

Spencer draws inspiration from surroundings

If Holly Spencer’s work looks familiar, it’s because you’ve probably seen it — and if you haven’t seen her art, then you’ve seen her subject. Spencer paints Excelsior…

Excelsior Springs Hospital to hold free car seat safety check at Tiger Fest

Excelsior Springs Hospital to hold free car seat safety check at Tiger Fest

The Excelsior Springs Hospital will offer the community a free car seat safety check at the upcoming Tiger Fest, on Friday, April 13 from 5  to 7 p.m.…

News

BREAKING: Garrison pleads guilty, sentencing hearing scheduled

BREAKING: Garrison pleads guilty, sentencing hearing scheduled

April 21, 2018 — The Orrick father accused of the murder of his two sons pleaded…

Serious injury accident on northbound 69 Highway

Serious injury accident on northbound 69 Highway

April 20, 2018 – According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Report, a crash occurred on…

Excelsior Springs sewer rates to increase in May

Excelsior Springs sewer rates to increase in May

April 20, 2018 – The Excelsior Springs City Council voted unanimously to increase sewer rates for…

Excelsior Springs Hospital on precautionary lock-down following threats

Excelsior Springs Hospital on precautionary lock-down following threats

April 18, 2018 – The Excelsior Springs Hospital is currently on a precautionary lock-down, following threats…

Excelsior Springs Fire Department and EMS Blotter (April 3 – April 9)

Excelsior Springs Fire Department and EMS Blotter (April 3 – April 9)

The Excelsior Springs EMS responded to the following calls April 3 – April 9  …

New vaping devices may go undetected by parents

New vaping devices may go undetected by parents

Vaping is becoming a youth epidemic nationwide, and it has a foothold in Excelsior Springs,…

Excelsior Springs Police Blotter (April 3 – April 9)

Excelsior Springs Police Blotter (April 3 – April 9)

Tuesday, April 3 2:35 a.m., 900 block of Dorothy St.: Officer responded in reference to…

Excelsior Springs experiences record-breaking cold temperatures in April

Excelsior Springs experiences record-breaking cold temperatures in April

April 13, 2018 – The Kansas City area, including Excelsior Springs, had 18 consecutive days of…

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Kim Snelling signs with Blue River Trail Blazers

Senior Kim Snelling signed with Blue River (MCC) on Wednesday, April 4 and will play soccer for the Trail Blazers. Snelling had many successful seasons with the Excelsior…

ESHS Tiger Golf Remains Undefeated

ESHS Tiger Golf Remains Undefeated

Excelsior Springs boys golf team hosted Grain Valley and Kearney in a triangular match on April 5. The match started at 4:30 p.m. The weather was 65 degrees,…

Landon Seely signs with Benedictine College

Senior Landon Seely signed with Benedictine College on Wednesday, April 4. Seely, who has played a number of different sports at Excelsior Springs High School, will continue his football…

JV Tiger tennis versus tournament

JV Tiger tennis versus tournament

Excelsior Springs boys’ junior varsity tennis hosted a tournament on April 4. Overall, the Tigers took 4th out of eight teams and had two medalists. “I thought on…

Opinion

A uniquely American tale

A uniquely American tale

My daughter was in the hospital for a few days this last week. It was a blur of tests and deep…

What would your shirt say?

What would your shirt say?

For my son, language is a slippery thing. He’s eight, and on the autism spectrum, and takes nearly everything very literally.…

Be the kind of woman you need in your life

Be the kind of woman you need in your life

The older I get, the more important my friendships with other women become. Even in the midst of raising a family…

Our kids and teachers deserve better

Our kids and teachers deserve better

On Wednesday, Feb. 14, 17 people were killed in yet another school shooting. On Thursday, Feb. 18, mothers all over the…


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