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.
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.
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…
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.
The City of Excelsior Springs plans to make some changes to the water assistance fund that they hope will allow more Excelsior residents to take advantage of the program.
Discussion regarding the proposed water, sewer and trash rate increase continued Monday evening as the Excelsior Springs City Council heard resident concerns about the potential higher costs to their bills.
The Missouri State Public Health Laboratory confirmed a bat recently found in Clay County tested positive for rabies. Clay County Public Health Center would like to remind the community of the risk of exposure to rabies due to contact with bats.
With wet weather expected to continue throughout the summer, the odds increase for residents to come into contact with wildlife they usually don’t find near their homes.
The Excelsior Spring High School Athletic Hall of Fame inducted its newest class Wednesday evening. The week of activities continued Thursday and Friday at the Excelsior Springs Golf Course with the 2019 Tiger Classic.
As Amendment 2’s Jan. 1 implementation date draws nearer, Excelsior Spring’s city officials plan and prepare for the use of medical marijuana in the community.
Editor's note: Edits were made to Presiding Commissioner Jerry Nolte's comments regarding the annex's space issues for clarification. As discussions of how Clay County should use the over $50 million they obtained through Certificates of Participations in September, County Commissioners cont…
After spreading kindness for decades with her husband, a woman continues alone ... in her husband’s own, unique way. Judy Orava said she doesn’t think she does anything special. She said she simply likes to show kindness to the world. However, her efforts have not gone unnoticed. An anonymou…
The Excelsior Springs Parks and Recreation Department announced today they will receive a $250,000 Land and Water Conservation Fund grant to help fund its upcoming splash park.
Editor’s Note: The two local veterans who shared their stories for this article asked to not be identified due to the sensitive nature of their stories and the possible adverse impact to their day-to-day lives.
The Excelsior Springs City Council heard the Excelsior Springs Hospital’s annual report for the fiscal year, 2018 during their Monday, June 17 meeting.
ORLANDO, Florida – The National Corn Growers Association, American Soybean Association, National Association of Wheat Growers and National Sorghum Producers announced their support for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, formerly called NAFTA.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Food and Drug Administration agreed to jointly oversee the production of human food products derived from the cells of livestock and poultry.
WASHINGTON –A new study released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture found greenhouse gas emissions from corn-based ethanol are about 39 percent lower than gasoline.
Feb. 22, 2019 – The Inn on Crescent Lake played host to the Missouri Stories Scriptwriting Fellowship Program this week where three screenwriters gained much-needed knowledge and mentorship from two Hollywood screenwriters.
Feb. 22, 2019 – After area physicians diagnosed an 11-year-old with having a stage 4 Wilms kidney tumor, she knew she faced the fight of her life.
The school board named Art Moyer, lead custodian of Elkhorn Elementary as Classified Employee of the Month. School administrators said students see Moyer as a local hero.
Proposition A supporters hope the bond issue would not only provide improvements to the school district but also bring improvements to the Excelsior Springs community as a whole.
Feb. 8, 2019 – Those involved with Slightly Off Broadway Theatre’s next production hope to do more than just entertain the community, they want to make a difference in the lives of some Excelsior Springs’ furry friends.