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The New Melle Board of Aldermen will hold a Public Hearing and Regular Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 145 Almeling Street. The posted agenda included the following…
October 6, 2017 – The Downtown Excelsior Partnership received a $2,085 grant from Missouri Humanities Council for the Historic Plaque Program on Oct. 4. The grant provides DEP funding for the purpose of adding historic plaques throughout downtown Excelsior Springs. The project aims to provide historically appropriate plaques to buildings and businesses. The plaques will showcase …
The St. Louis Blues are bidding for St. Louis to host the 2020 or 2021 NHL All-Star Game — with a little assistance from John Goodman. Yesterday, the Blues published a post on NHL.com with a video featuring the St. Louis native-turned-star. Goodman provides the video's voiceover, explaining what makes "the heart of America" so great and why it's the perfect place for an All-Star game. The video includes footage of many St. Louis landmarks and…
10.06 / 20:52
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Preliminary plans for the Excelsior Springs Golf Course have been released. These plans are subject to change. If you would like to see the plans in person, they are available at The Hall of Waters. (Photos of the plans taken by Bryce…
  October 6, 2017 – On Wednesday, Oct. 4 crews from the city public works department started work on a much-anticipated project.   The old Excelsior Springs Golf Course Clubhouse began being razed in anticipation of a newly-built house to be ready for next summer’s golf season. The final design of the new space is still [&…
The City of Excelsior Springs wants to begin talking about Phase II of the community center: an outdoor swimming pool. Now in discussion only, the city will seek public input about what outdoor aquatic features are most desirable. The Excelsior Springs City Council met Monday, Sept. 2 and agreed it was time to begin talks…
October 6, 2017 – At about 12:40 p.m., on Thursday, Sept. 28 emergency crews responded to a multi-vehicle accident on 69 Highway at Cameron Road southwest of Excelsior Springs. Matt Mckenzie, 32, of Excelsior Springs was northbound on 69 Highway when a dump truck driven by Donald Burch, 54 of Excelsior Springs, slowed to make…
Google is coming to St. Louis next month bearing two of America's favorite things: unnecessary yet fascinating new gadgets and donuts. The tech behemoth is touring select cities in the U.S. this fall hosting pop-up donut shops in honor of the release of the Google Home Mini — a voice controlled, personal assistant device that the company describes as the "size of a donut, power of a…
10.06 / 18:30
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The full text to a bill introduced by Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., that would force the U.S. Department of Transportation to push through a final rule to require testing of sleep apnea for truck drivers and railroad workers has been…
10.06 / 17:56
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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced the administration’s plans to add lanes to three key transportation routes. Privatization deals would be tapped to get the work d…
10.06 / 17:56
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It’s a stat that has been growing ever since fuel prices began dropping in 2015 and reaching record lows in 2016: miles traveled in the U.S. According to the Federal Highway Administration’s latest Traffic Volume Trends, miles traveled in July reached a new record hig…
10.06 / 17:56
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The week ending Sept. 30 marks the end of a quarter, when shippers are pushing to move freight out the door before closing their financial statements. Combine that with 3.2 percent less capacity and 5.4 percent more available loads on DAT MembersEdge and you can see why load-to-truck ratios for van freight is in uncharted territory and all three equipment types are…
10.06 / 17:56
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Between the pre-Halloween tribute shows (looking at you, Halloweezer) and this year's hotly-anticipated Grove Fest featuring Andrew W.K., this weekend offers up both laid back shows and full on block parties in equal measure. For those who don't mind a two hour drive to Columbia, the Dismal Niche Music and Arts Festival offers a lineup of more than twenty performers across eleven…
10.06 / 16:03
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SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A federal judge says Springfield can continue to prohibit women from showing their nipples in public.U.S. District Court Judge Beth Phillips ruled Wednesday that the city's current public indecency ordinance didn't violate the Constitution by allowing men, but now women, to show their nipples.The American Civil Liberties Union sued when the city council expanded an indecency ordinance in 2015 after topless rallies were held in downtown Springfield. Although the…
10.06 / 15:58
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State Representative Nick Schroer (R-O'Fallon) plans to introduce legislation mandating harsher penalties when protesters block the highway — something Schroer's very own colleague, state Representative Bruce Franks (D-St. Louis), was arrested for on Tuesday night.…
10.06 / 15:52
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If you've longed for the chance to rappel seventeen stories down the side of a building in the shadow of the Gateway Arch, well, you just might get your chance this weekend — provided you're willing to raise some money for a good cause. The Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch is hosting a rappelling fundraiser this Saturday, October 7, to support and benefit Special Olympics Missouri. The organizer is Over the Edge, a special events company that runs…
10.06 / 15:52
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Kirk Penner, center, treasurer of the Seymour Merchants' Association, last Friday presented a $1,000 check to the new Care To Learn program at the Seymour R-II School District, which has a…
10.06 / 13:02
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The Seymour Area Arts Council will hold its annual photography show Oct. 21 and Oct. 22 at the School Mom’s Building Gallery & Museum on West Market Street, just off the northwest corner of the S…
10.06 / 13:02
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City Administrator Sam Burt asked the Seymour Board of Aldermen last Thursday evening if he could present former Police Chief Ron Wright with his badge and Glock 17 pistol as Wright’s final day with t…
10.06 / 13:02
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Courtesy of the Seymour Merchants' Association, the Seymour Area Arts Council last Friday received a check for $10,000 for its "Save The Owen" project to renovate and restore the historic Owen…
10.06 / 13:02
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