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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 Jewell College…

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 Springs. Last…

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 food for…

‘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 will tell…

“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, because to…

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 influence will…

Redefining community at the Good Samaritan Center

Redefining community at the Good Samaritan Center

December 29, 2017 – There’s an easy comradery between Jennifer Chappel and Michelle Vasquez, which is good, because there’s very little that’s easy about the work they do.  The two are…

ASK EXCELSIOR: What do you love about our hometown?

ASK EXCELSIOR: What do you love about our hometown?

December 29, 2017 – Recently, we asked our readers on Facebook what they love about our hometown, and received some great answers. From the hidden beauty, to the downtown scene,…

Excelsior Springs mom makes push for inclusivity

Excelsior Springs mom makes push for inclusivity

January 1, 2018 – For some parents, taking their kids to the store is a hassle. For others, though, it’s a privilege and a physical impossibility. Garrett Lapee, 9, is unable to…

ICYMI: Barrera celebrates quinceañera with tradition and style

ICYMI: Barrera celebrates quinceañera with tradition and style

Emilie Barrera knew for a long time that she wanted to celebrate her 15th birthday in the traditional, Hispanic way. For her, that meant a quinceañera. Her mother, Kimberly Barrera,…

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