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Peoples joining Impact Africa Baby Rescue, provide hope, healing for hurting mothers

Peoples joining Impact Africa Baby Rescue, provide hope, healing for hurting mothers

May 18, 2018 – Tonnie Peoples, a 2011 graduate from Excelsior Springs High School, works full-time as a registered nurse at North Kansas City Hospital, and PRN at Excelsior…

Volunteers could bring hot meals back to shut-ins

Volunteers could bring hot meals back to shut-ins

Home-bound residents who receive Meals on Wheels may be able to again receive the daily, hot meals once provided for them, instead of the frozen meals delivered weekly.…

Two sisters: On the ground and in the air

Two sisters: On the ground and in the air

Two sisters, both from Excelsior Springs, have taken on the world in very different ways. One has looked skyward, and become a pilot, while the other has kept…

Three-year-old Sofie raises awareness for neurofibromatosis

Three-year-old Sofie raises awareness for neurofibromatosis

Sofie is a sweet, sunny blonde three-year-old girl growing up in Excelsior Springs. She also has Neurofibromatosis Type I, or NF1. Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that can…

Local impact of CVS purchase of Excelsior Springs Red Cross Pharmacy

Local impact of CVS purchase of Excelsior Springs Red Cross Pharmacy

As previously reported by The Standard, the local Red Cross Pharmacy, located at 1018 N. Jesse James Rd., is part of the larger purchase of the Red Cross…

Dubious Claims opens to undoubtable success

Dubious Claims opens to undoubtable success

After months of hard work, motivated by the enthusiasm of an entire town, Dubious Claims Brewing Company opened their doors to the public on Thursday, April 26. Their…

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Excelsior residents in need provided help with rising sewer costs

Excelsior residents in need provided help with rising sewer costs

May 18, 2018 – In reaction to the recent sewer rate increase, the City of Excelsior…

Tom Mayfield, filler of buckets, retires from ESSD

Tom Mayfield, filler of buckets, retires from ESSD

Tom Mayfield has greeted generations of students entering the Excelsior Springs School District. He made…

Excelsior man impersonates officer, interferes in traffic stop: MSHP report

Excelsior man impersonates officer, interferes in traffic stop: MSHP report

An Excelsior Springs man was arrested by Missouri State Highway Patrol officers after interfering in…

ESSD first district in nation to receive Health Champion designation

ESSD first district in nation to receive Health Champion designation

May 18, 2018 – The Excelsior Springs School District is leading the way, becoming first school…

Excelsior Springs high speed chase ends with man hiding in tree

Excelsior Springs high speed chase ends with man hiding in tree

May 18, 2018 – What should have been a fairly typical court appearance led to a…

Excelsior man accused of child molestation to face jury

Excelsior man accused of child molestation to face jury

May 18, 2018 – In a hearing held on Thursday, May 10 in Clay County Division…

Trial continued for Excelsior Springs man involved in robbery

Trial continued for Excelsior Springs man involved in robbery

May 17, 2018 – The case against an Excelsior Springs man charged with felony robbery and…

Citizens, fire district express concern over WHPD disbandment

Citizens, fire district express concern over WHPD disbandment

May 11, 2018 – More than 20 citizens of the City of Wood Heights gathered together…

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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…

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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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