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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Heart & Soul

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Nestled in the heart of central Kansas is a unique community, a place where events and attractions showcase the heart and soul of its residents. McPherson is the ideal location for a one-day shopping trip, a weekend getaway or an extended stay. McPherson ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

McPherson Murals

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Downtown McPherson is the site of a mural collection funded by the McPherson Convention & Visitors Bureau. Each mural depicts a historical feature unique to the community and can be viewed during a self-guided walking or driving tour. The first McPher...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

McPherson, Kansas

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What makes a successful community? If you ask the experts, the perfect combination includes employment opportunities, affordable housing, thriving industries, quality education, competitive athletic programs, established shopping districts and recreationa...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

CVB Hosts #Americart2019

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The McPherson Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) will host #Americart2019 August 25-27. The project is a one-hour documentary and six episode series about art and culture in America. Directed by the NYC artist and photographer, EFDLT Studio, #Americar...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

All Schools Day Tells A Story

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“Once upon a day in MayI saw some children in their playI listened as they sang their songsI saw them as they marched along…”- Les GrovesThose living in McPherson County are accustomed to an annual event on the second Friday of May. Al...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Opera House Celebrates 130 Years

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The McPherson Opera House has been a monument in our community for 130 years. But did you know the current building is not the original? The first opera house dates back to original settlers and the town’s first bank. Farmers E.P. Williams and W...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Basketball Fever Hits McPherson

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Each January basketball fever hits McPherson, Kansas, with a vengeance! McPherson High School has hosted an annual boys basketball tournament for more than 50 years and a girls basketball tournament for more than 20 years. Both events feature competitive ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

City Approves Street Closings

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City Commissioners approved closing the 200 block of north Elm Street and the 200 block of east Euclid Street on Monday, August 26, 4:30 – 8 p.m. The request was made by the McPherson Convention and Visitors Bureau to accommodate an event at Hop...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Public Works Update: Week of August 19

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of August 19 - 23Public Works Department | City of McPhersonImproving McPherson’s street infrastructure in an ongoing process. Project Updates 2019 provides timely information about specific projects. The intent is to ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

CVB Hosts #Americart2019

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The McPherson Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) will host #Americart2019 August 25-27. The project is a one-hour documentary and six episode series about art and culture in America. Directed by the NYC artist and photographer, EFDLT Studio, #Americar...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Public Works Update: Week of August 12

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of August 12 - 16Public Works Department | City of McPhersonImproving McPherson’s street infrastructure in an ongoing process. Project Updates 2019 provides timely information about specific projects. The intent is to ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

McPherson City Credit Rating Affirmed

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Standard and Poor’s Credit Rating Service has confirmed the City of McPherson’s ability to retain an “AA-” credit rating related to current outstanding general obligation bonds. This is in accordance with new local ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Public Works Update: Week of August 5

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SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROJECT1. Project Description or Location – Sidewalks and other improvements in the Roosevelt Elementary School neighborhood.2. Street Closures & Detours – None3. Last Week’s Construction Progress &a...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Public Works Update: Week of July 29

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of July 29 to August 2Public Works Department | City of McPhersonImproving McPherson’s street infrastructure in an ongoing process. Project Updates 2019 provides timely information about specific projects. The intent i...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Public Works Update: Week of July 22

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of July 22 to July 26Public Works Department | City of McPhersonImproving McPherson’s street infrastructure in an ongoing process. Project Updates 2019 provides timely information about specific projects. The intent is...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Public Works Update: Week of July 15

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of July 15 to July 19Public Works Department | City of McPhersonImproving McPherson’s street infrastructure in an ongoing process. Project Updates 2019 provides timely information about specific projects. The intent is...

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Public Works Update: Week of July 8

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of July 8 to July 12Public Works Department | City of McPhersonImproving McPherson’s street infrastructure in an ongoing process. Project Updates 2019 provides timely information about specific projects. The intent is to keep re...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

Public Works Update: Week of July 1

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of July 1 to July 7Public Works Department | City of McPhersonImproving McPherson’s street infrastructure in an ongoing process. Project Updates 2019 provides timely information about specific projects. The intent is t...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Public Works Update: Week of June 24

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of June 24 to June 30Public Works Department | City of McPhersonImproving McPherson’s street infrastructure in an ongoing process. Project Updates 2019 provides timely information about specific projects. The intent is...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

CHS Contributes to Community Building Project

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City officials have approved a donation from CHS McPherson Refinery to be used for McPherson Community Building renovations. Ken Sims, VP Refining McPherson, recently presented the $116,800 gift to Mayor Thomas Brown. “The City of McPherson is p...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

McPherson Hosts FBI Training

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The McPherson Police Department will host "Conducting and Managing Internal Affairs Investigations" October 14-18 at the McPherson Museum, 1111 E. Kansas. The registration fee is $695 per student.The FBI-LEED Internal Affairs course focuses on t...

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