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According to a press release issued by the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office on Nov. 21, investigators recovered and identified the remains of the missing Wisconsin brothers.

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While the discussion of a new form of County government continues, Clay County Commissioners weigh in on the options and implications.

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As we all prepare to cook that turkey; fill the house with aromas of sweet potatoes, pies, and cookies; the Excelsior Springs Fire Department offers the following safety tips for a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

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For one Excelsior couple, efforts to gain a new life began with literally one step.

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The Excelsior Springs Business Women of Missouri will host the presentation of Exodus Cry, a response to the sex trafficking crisis at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Oaks Apartments.

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UPDATE: More information was added to this article regarding the contents of the structure. More information was also added regarding the location and size of the dwelling.

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The Excelsior Springs Hospital Health Care Foundation held its 27th annual dinner and auction on Oct. 17 to honor the individuals making a difference for ESH and the Excelsior Springs community.

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A local man and his wife credit the Excelsior Springs Hospital emergency room staff for saving his life and expressed their thankfulness during the hospital’s annual dinner Thursday, Oct. 17.

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Editor's note: This article was updated to correct sentencing information. Fields was sentenced to two 14 years sentences to be served consecutively.

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At a press conference held Wednesday, Caldwell County Prosecutors announced murder charges in connection with the case of two missing brothers from Wisconsin.

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Editor's Note: "Studies show for every one adult e-cigarettes help to stop smoking, eight youth began smoking traditional cigarettes due to vaping." has been corrected to "Studies show for every one adult e-cigarettes help to stop smoking, 80 youth began smoking traditional cigarettes due to…

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What started as a “keep the peace” call – to avoid conflict between adults who are separating – ended in the arrest of a Richmond Middle School employee for alleged sexual contact with a student.

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The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all southbound traffic of the Buck O’Neil (Route 169/Broadway) Bridge between the Richards Road Exit and 5th Street beginning at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11 and continuing until 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14 for bridge deck repair work. Southbound tr…

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Editor’s note: In recognition of National 4H Week, to be held Oct. 6-12, Elkhorn Second Grader Sloane Black took it upon herself to write this article for the newspaper to promote 4H and her local club. To learn more about 4H, visit 4H.Missouri.Edu

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UPDATE: According to reports, officers arrested the 35-year-old driver on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and driving on a suspended license.

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After 30 years with Treehouse Preschool, no one knows Darla Sims by her name anymore. In fact, a grandparent wanted to mail her a card once and admitted they didn’t know her last name.

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The newest featured artist at Main Spring Arts Gallery finds inspiration in the world around her, taking old objects and making them new.

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The Children’s Fund grant and the school district’s long-range facility plan were two items discussed during the regular ES Board of Education meeting Monday, Sept. 9.

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Recent changes in the school calendar and a reduction of co-curricular activities, including field trips, caused some alarm with a few parents at Westview Elementary. 

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As the community remembers those lost to suicide during Suicide Prevention Month, hope turns to education in an attempt to help area youth struggling with the stresses they face in their daily life.

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The childhood experiences of one woman who grew up in Excelsior Springs helped to inspire her book that explores what she describes as the exclusionary politics of the Midwest. 

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The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 authorizes a program of Federal matching grants known as the Historic Preservation Fund. HPF provides funds to state historic preservation offices to assist in carrying out preservation activities. Missouri State Historic Preservation Office awa…

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The Excelsior Springs City Council voted unanimously to pass the proposed rise in utility rates during their Monday, Aug. 5 meeting. The increases will take effect on Sept. 1. 

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As the City of Excelsior Springs worked to approve the local ordinances governing the use of medical marijuana, City officials held a listening post and encouraged all those who approve and oppose cannabis to discuss their concerns. 

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AG orders board to revote on  disbanding policeCity officials held an illegal meeting, disbanded the police department, riled residents and had to defend the action against the Missouri Attorney General in court – the city lost, agreeing to a consent judgment.“(The) … Wood Heights vote to di…

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This year’s BBQ & Fly In on the River will feature a $10,000 firework show, a chance for locals to judge a competition and a local favorite band entertaining the crowd on Friday evening.