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Excelsior Springs Weekly News Headlines – Jan 29-Feb 11, 2024

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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 pertaining to Excelsior Springs.

City/Government

Excelsior Springs to Host Listening Session on Future of Historic Wyman School – Excelsior Citizen
The City of Excelsior Springs has announced a Listening Session…

Excelsior Springs Champions Aging Well with Community Initiatives – Excelsior Citizen
The Mid-America Regional Council has launched the “Communities for All Ages”…

City Council Recap February 4, 2024 – Excelsior Citizen
During the Excelsior Springs City Council meeting on February 5, 2024…

Excelsior Springs Job Corps Reconnects Community Leaders with Revival of Community Relations Council – Excelsior Citizen
After a hiatus of over three years due to the COVID-19 pandemic…

Thrive Citizens Leadership Academy Accepting Applications for Spring Cohort – Excelsior Citizen
Excelsior Springs presents a unique opportunity for its citizens…

Ray County’s Election Day Preview – Excelsior Citizen
Residents of Ray County are gearing up for the April 2, 2024 elections, with several…

Missouri House approves open enrollment for students – FOX 2
… Excelsior Springs, said. “It’s a move in the right direction.” Others believe the first bill passed by the House this year should have focused on …

Naturopathic doctors could become licensed in Missouri under Republican-backed legislation – Missouri Independent
Doug Richey, a Republican from Excelsior Springs. Richey said Emmalyn and her father, Kevin Pratt, brought the issue to his attention a couple …

Bill would license naturopathic doctors – Jefferson City News Tribune
… Excelsior Springs. Richey said Emmalyn and her father, Kevin Pratt, brought the issue to his attention a couple years ago. He said the legislation …

Missouri House Democrats grill Jay Ashcroft over cost of anti-ESG lawsuit – St. Louis Post-Dispatch
You’re not the one who is politicizing this,” said Rep. Doug Richey, R-Excelsior Springs. Rep. Michael O’Donnell, a south St. Louis County …

Excelsior Springs city, Missouri – U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts – U.S. Census Bureau
Excelsior Springs city, Missouri. QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties. Also for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 …

Business

A Sneak Peek Into the Future of John’s Super – Excelsior Citizen
The once beloved John’s Super grocery store, which closed its doors at the end of 2018…

Couple Transforming Paradise Playhouse into Firefly Event Center – Excelsior Citizen
Excelsior Springs is set to witness a revival of one of its cherished landmarks…

19th Annual Chocolate Tour in Excelsior Springs Draws Over 400 Guests – Excelsior Citizen
Downtown Excelsior Springs was a hive of activity and sweetness yesterday as the 19th Annual…

Legacy Brokers $2.2 Million Sale of Truman Center in Missouri – Shopping Center Business
Excelsior Springs, Mo. — Legacy Realty Group Advisors has brokered the $2.2 million sale of Truman Center, a shopping center located in Excelsior …

These KC-are nursing homes rank among worst, federal data shows – some were cited for abuse – Kansas City Star
Aspire Senior Living Excelsior Springs in Excelsior Springs; Avalon View Health and Wellness in Liberty; Baptist Homes of Independence in …
Additional Coverage: Yahoo News

The Cozy Restaurant in Missouri That’s Perfect for an Intimate Dinner – OnlyInYourState
Dig into a scrumptious meal at Ventana Gourmet Grill, a cozy restaurant in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. It might become a favorite.

“Accredited Main Street Community” signs to enhance Chillicothe entrances – KTTN-FM 92.3 and KGOZ
The other communities were Excelsior Springs, Liberty, Lee’s Summit, Cape Girardeau, Joplin, Warrensburg, and Washington. The Missouri Main Street …

Public Safety

What to Do When You Encounter Dead Wildlife on the Road – Excelsior Citizen
Discover the correct steps to report roadkill in Excelsior Springs…

Deven Bierle Sworn in as Newest Member of Excelsior Springs Police – Excelsior Citizen
The Excelsior Springs Police Department welcomed its newest member, Office Deven Bierle…

No-Cost Dental Check-Ups for Children and Expectant Mothers at New Swope Health Clinic – Excelsior Citizen
Swope Health has announced a special event, the Swope Health KidsCare…

Legal Team Seeks to Seal Documents in High-Profile Excelsior Springs Kidnapping Case – Excelsior Citizen
The defense for Timothy M. Haslett, charged with rape and kidnapping…

Nebraska Man’s Crime Spree Ends with Canine Capture – Excelsior Citizen
A Nebraska man’s crime spree came to a dramatic end…

Excelsior Springs Psychiatric Services Reports to ES Safe Committee – Excelsior Citizen
In Excelsior Springs, a dedicated assembly of over thirty healthcare and youth service professionals…

Excelsior Springs Police Department Celebrates Excellence at Annual Awards Banquet – Excelsior Citizen
The Excelsior Springs Police Department (ESPD) hosted its annual awards banquet….

Excelsior Springs Fire Department Responds to Smoke Alarm at Local Noodle Bar – Excelsior Citizen
The Excelsior Springs Fire Department reesponded to a reported structure fire at the Pho House Vietnamese Noodle Bar…

Excelsior Springs Police, Fire, EMS, & Sheriff’s Reports for February 11, 2024 – Excelsior Citizen
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, reports for February 11, 2024.

Excelsior Springs Police, Fire, EMS, & Sheriff’s Reports for February 4, 2024 – Excelsior Citizen
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, reports for February 4, 2024.

Canine, cooperation stop man’s crime spree – Clay County Sheriff’s Office
… Excelsior Springs. She said a man then got out of the vehicle and ran behind her house. The vehicle left in the woman’s driveway turned out to be …

2 Charged After Muddy Footprints Lead to Arrest in Wake of Liberty burglary – KCTV5
Sollars and Excelsior Springs resident Roy C. Worrell both face preliminary charges of felony second-degree burglary, misdemeanor stealing, and …
Additional coverage: Northwest MO Info, KMZU.com

K-9 brings down Omaha man after crime spree near Excelsior Springs – KCTV 5
A suspicious vehicle…
Additional Coverage: Salina Post, NewsBreak, Traffic Reports and Road Conditions Near You

Timothy Haslett Jr requests case to be sealed – KMBC
The attorney for the suspect charged in a kidnapping and rape case out of Excelsior Springs has requested the case file to be sealed.
Additional Coverage: Kansas City Star, Yahoo News, KCTV

Kansas City Cops Call Handcuffed Black Woman ‘Animal’ After Brutal ‘Beating’ Caught on Video – NewsOne
… Excelsior Springs, Missouri man’s home. The man is identified as Timothy Haslett Jr., a white 39-year old male. In May 2019, two KCPD officers …

Sports

Excelsior Springs Wrestlers Show Grit and Determination at Districts – Excelsior Citizen
The Excelsior Springs Girls Wrestling Team competed in the district competition on Feb 9-10…

Excelsior Springs Sophomore Wins National Boxing Championship – Excelsior Citizen
Mackenzie Hatfield, a Principal’s Honor Roll sophomore at Excelsior Springs High School…

North Platte High School boys hoops knocks off Excelsior Springs at home – News – KQ2
(DEARBORN, MO) – The North Platte High School boys basketball team defeated Excelsior Springs 56-38 on Wednesday.

Basketball Game Preview: Excelsior Springs Tigers vs Kearney Bulldogs – MaxPreps.com
While losing is never fun, Excelsior Springs can’t take it too hard given the team’s big disadvantage in MaxPreps’ Missouri basketball rankings (they …

Basketball Game Recap: Excelsior Springs Tigers vs Kearney Bulldogs – MaxPreps.com
Excelsior Springs will have to bring their A-game into this one, as they are staring down a pretty big deficit in the MaxPreps Missouri Rankings (they …

Raytown South vs Excelsior Springs – Basketball – 2/9 – MaxPreps.com
Excelsior Springs High School. The Excelsior Springs (MO) varsity basketball team has a home non-conference game vs. Raytown South (Raytown, MO) on …

Wright leads Tigers at Odessa – NewsBreak
To borrow from an old hip hop song, all Justin Wright did was win at last week’s Odessa Bulldog Invitational. The Excelsior Springs junior won his …

Saturday Scoreboard – Northwest MO Info
6th Place – Xavier Myers of Lafayette Co. 1st Place Match Garrett Beane (Lathrop) 28-2, So. over Cooper Collins (Excelsior Springs) 30-5, So.  …

The Scoop – Sunday, February 4, 2024 – Footballscoop
William Jewell (D-II – MO): Excelsior Springs HS (MO): head coach Mark Fabion has stepped down after eight seasons to join the staff at William Jewell …

5th Place Match – Zane Pyzer, Excelsior Springs vs Dakarai Melcher, Herington Wrestling Club – FloWrestling
Unlock this video, live events, and more with a subscription! · 5th Place Match – Zane Pyzer, EXCELSIOR SPRINGS vs Dakarai Melcher, Herington Wrestling …

Zane Pyzer, Excelsior Springs vs Robert Collins, Abilene Kids Wrestling Club – FloWrestling
Unlock this video, live events, and more with a subscription! · Cons. Semi – Zane Pyzer, EXCELSIOR SPRINGS vs Robert Collins, Abilene Kids Wrestling …

Kearney piles up the points against Excelsior Springs – MaxPreps.com
MaxPreps News – Recap: Kearney Bulldogs vs. Excelsior Springs Tigers.

MSHSAA Basketball: Raytown South vs Excelsior Springs – MSHSAA
Raytown South Cardinals · Excelsior Springs Lady Tigers. Win (71 – 27), Ewing Marion Kauffman, 2/14. Win (39 – 38), Grandview, 2/15.

Excelsior Springs vs Grain Valley – JV Basketball – 2/13 – MaxPreps.com
View pregame, in-game and post-game details from the Excelsior Springs (MO) @ Grain Valley (MO) non-conference JV basketball game on Tue, …

Kauffman vs Excelsior Springs – Girls Basketball – 2/14 – MaxPreps.com
The Excelsior Springs (MO) varsity basketball team has a home conference game vs. Kauffman (Kansas City, MO) on Wednesday, February 14 @ 6:30p.

Brandi Collins’ High School Career Home – MaxPreps.com
Check out Brandi Collins’ high school sports timeline including updates while playing football and wrestling at Excelsior Springs High School …

Missouri Girls/Iowa Boys State Wrestling Qualifying Tournaments – Northwest MO Info
… Excelsior Springs. 1st Place Match Riley Walker (Kearney) 30-8, So. over Kyana Huseynov (Lafayette County) 38-5, Jr. (Fall 0:44). 3rd Place Match

Featured

Farley Lewis Workshop Sets the Stage for Excelsior Springs Plein Air Event – Excelsior Citizen
Get ready to join renowned artist Farley Lewis for an immersive plein air painitng….

Experience the Joy and Community Spirit at the Missouri City Parade and Fair – Excelsior Citizen
Mark your calendards for a day of fun, festivities, and community spirit…

Sporting Kansas City sponsors 48-innovation competition at UMKC for Missouri high – Sporting Kansas City
Tiger Innovations from Excelsior Springs High School, under the guidance of Tony Harman, PLTW teacher and team captain, clinched the Best Agilities …

Top 10 Things to do in Excelsior Springs in January (Updated 2024) – Trip.com
Looking for fun things to do in Excelsior Springs in January? At Trip.com, we’ve compiled tons of top attractions for you to check out in …

News Release – Fall 2023 Graduates – Northwest Missouri State University
B.S., Computer Science. Excelsior Springs, Stephen Garrett Thomas Niemeier, Ed. Spec. Ed Specialist: Superintendent. Excelsior Springs, Sydney …

9 Offbeat Towns to Visit in Missouri – WorldAtlas
Waynesville · Hannibal · Excelsior Springs · Lebanon · Carthage · Branson · Osage Beach · West Plains.

The James Farm Excelsior Springs, MO family in yard – Helia Beer Co
eBay THE JAMES FARM EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO family in yard Used Postcard That Has Not Been Postmarked. Condition:Fair condition with extensive wear …

Jesse James Error Postcard Jessie James Home Excelsior Springs, Missouri Posted – Helia Beer Co.
eBay Jesse James Error Postcard Jessie James Home Excelsior Springs Missouri Posted Card on the front has a spelling error. “Jessie” instead of …

Culver-Stockton names 158 students to President’s List for Fall 2024 – Muddy River News
Abigail Brancato, Excelsior Springs, MO; Ashleigh Brawley, Princeville, IL; Benjamin Brookshire, Hartsburg, MO; Alaina Brown, New London, MO; Gabriel …

Obituaries

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