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Welcome to the Excelsior Citizen’s Archives Page, where the stories of our community live on, waiting to be explored. Step into a treasure trove of stories that capture the essence and history of our vibrant rural community. Here, we have meticulously curated an extensive collection of articles, features, and news pieces that chronicle the rich tapestry of Excelsior. From heartwarming human interest pieces to important local news, we have organized our archives to ensure that every story is readily available at your fingertips, enjoy!

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DEP Celebrates 18th Year of Wine Festival in Downtown Excelsior Springs

Photo by Kevin Morgan The streets of downtown Excelsior Springs came alive this weekend as the Downtown Excelsior Partnership celebrated its 18th year, marking a ...
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Traffic Route Changes at McCleary and 69 Highway Intersection for QuikTrip Construction

Photo by Jason Cole The Excelsior Springs Police Department has announced significant traffic route changes at the McCleary and 69 Highway intersection due to the ...
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Lieutenant Ryan Dowdy Leads Comprehensive Gun Safety Workshop

On the morning of Saturday, June 8, 2024, Lieutenant Ryan Dowdy of the Excelsior Springs Police Department conducted an informative workshop on gun safety. The ...
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Excelsior’s got Pride?

The month of June is Pride month celebrating and honoring our LGBTQ+ neighbors, friends, and family.
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Community Center Makes a Splash Hosting First-Ever ‘Home’ Swim Meet

The Kearney Purple Wave Swim Team dove into a new era Thursday night, hosting their first home meet at the sparkling new outdoor pool at ...
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Wild Bunch Car Show Drives Support for Local Animal Shelter

The third annual Wild Bunch Car Show, held at the Wild Bunch Flea Market, saw a successful turnout this past weekend with 68 entries and ...
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Farmers Market Kicks Off Season with Double Success

The Excelsior Springs Farmers Market kicked off its 2024 season in a big way on Wednesday, June 5th, with a double market featuring fresh produce, ...
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Bookworms Rejoice! MCPL Summer Reading Program Returns

The Mid-Continent Public Library (MCPL) is gearing up for its annual celebration of reading and storytelling with the launch of the 2024 Summer at MCPL ...
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Kids As Vendors Fosters Young Entrepreneurs

Saturday saw another successful installment of Kids As Vendors, a bi-weekly event empowering local youth to explore their entrepreneurial spirit. The community-centered program allows children ...
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Spike in Vehicle Break-Ins and Thefts Alarms Excelsior Springs Community

Over the past couple of weeks, numerous residents of Excelsior Springs have reported a concerning increase in car thefts, break-ins, and petty crimes. Within the ...
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Excelsior Springs Police, Fire, EMS, & Sheriff’s Reports for June 9, 2024

Police blotter, Fire Calls, and EMS Runs for Excelsior Springs, Missouri, as well as Clay County Sheriff, Ray County Sheriff, and Missouri State Highway Patrol, ...
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Mill Inn Renovation Hits a Snag, Still Targets Fall Opening

Renovation plans for the former Mill Inn restaurant in downtown Excelsior Springs have ballooned since new owners Chuck and Sonia Duckworth purchased the property last ...
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Once Dormant Garden Club Growing Again

The Excelsior Springs Garden Club is back in bloom after a period of dormancy. The club, which faced dwindling membership and then the COVID-19 pandemic, ...
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Clay County Fights Cybercrime with Free E-Waste Recycling Event

To combat cybercrime and protect residents from identity theft, the Clay County Prosecutor's Office is hosting a free electronics recycling event at 201 Mill St. ...
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Weekly News Headlines – May 19 – June 2, 2024

Here are some news headlines that you may have missed over the past two weeks, collected and collated from a variety of news sources, all ...
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Update on Efforts to Return Mineral Waters for Distribution in Excelsior Springs

“What happened to the Springs?” “Restore the water bar!” “Why can’t we try the water anymore?”
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Dinner & Skills: Family Connections Program Enhances Relationships, Reduces Risky Behavior

In a groundbreaking effort to bolster family relationships and reduce risky behaviors among adolescents, Excelsior Springs SAFE is excited to partner with the Excelsior Springs ...
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Watkins Mill Speaker Series Highlights Missouri’s Rich History

Watkins Woolen Mill State Park is set to host a captivating lineup of presentations this summer and into the fall, offering insights into various aspects ...
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