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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: October 15, 2019

Let the Scares Begin

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Are you ready to support the Haunted House fundraiser sponsored by the McPherson Museum? The annual event generates financial support for the organization, and it promotes community. Planning begins months before. The McPherson Convention & Visitors B...

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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: October 15, 2019

City Paints Traffic Stripes

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McPherson County road crews will complete the process of restriping McPherson city streets October 15-18. The City uses common standards for painting and repainting traffic stripes including “follow behind warning vehicles” to slow or ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Law Enforcement Host Take Back Day

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On Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the McPherson Police Department, McPherson County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 18th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and the...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

City Hosts Contractor Class

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The City of McPherson and Dale Wasinger will host a Contractor Code Based Continuing Education Class on Saturday, October 26, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the McPherson Museum, 1111 E. Kansas. Cost is $20 per person. Four contract training hours (.4 CEUs) will b...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Public Works Update: October 14 - 18

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of October 7 - 11Public 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: October 9, 2019

City Hosts Mayor’s Cup Basketball Classic

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The City of McPherson will host the second annual Mayor’s Cup Basketball Classic on Wednesday, November 6, at the McPherson High School Roundhouse. The showdown between Central Christian College and McPherson College begins with the women&rs...

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