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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: 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: April 17, 2019

Program Highlights Chess Benefits

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Did you know research shows learning and playing chess helps your mind? Playing chess relieves stress, keeps your mind alert and helps fight off depression. Glen Gustitus, acting president of the Salina Area Chess Club and Social Outreach Chairman of the ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Concert Features Hopeful Blues

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Hopeful Blues will perform at the Cedars Wellness Center on Sunday, April 28. The five-piece instrumental ensemble is from Hope Mennonite Church. Repertoire focuses on gospel, traditional and contemporary praise from the Mennonite Worship songbooks and hy...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Pipeliners Seek Host Families

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The McPherson Pipeliners seeks families to host players during the 2019 season. Expectations include providing sleeping, shower and laundry accommodations along with meals and snacks. Players ages 18 to 24 will report May 24 and stay through July. All are...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Chamber Hosts Run/Walk

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The McPherson Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee will host a 5K Run/1 Mile Walk on Saturday, April 20, in Canton. The Mac County 5K Round Up will raise funds to support the Agriculture Future of America Scholarship. Registration is available at the...

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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: 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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Posted on: April 16, 2019

MPD Participates in Take Back Day

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On Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., the McPherson Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 17th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding homes of potentially dangerous expired...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Second Street Patching Scheduled for Northview

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McPherson – The east bound lane of Northview Road will close on Tuesday, April 16, to allow for a second concrete street patching between Sonora Drive and Grimes Street. The project is expected to last two days, but is contingent on weather. Tra...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

DRAINAGE QUESTIONNAIRE

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All McPherson citizens are invited to complete a drainage questionnaire as soon as possible.CLICK HERE TO ACCESS DRAINAGE QUESTIONNAIREThe City of McPherson has contracted with Alfred Benesch & Company to conduct a drainage study focusing on the Dry T...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

City Announces Poster Winner

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The City of McPherson has selected Jasmyn Evans as the winner for the 2019 Arbor Day Poster Contest. Evans is a fifth grader at Eisenhower Elementary School. She will be recognized at the City Commission meeting on Monday, April 22, 5:30 p.m., with a $25 ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Chamber Hosts Run/Walk

The words MCPHERSON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE in black with red, blue and yellow ribbons

The McPherson Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee will host a 5K Run/1 Mile Walk on Saturday, April 20, in Canton. The Mac County 5K Round Up will raise funds to support the Agriculture Future of America Scholarship. Registration is available at the...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Commissioners Adjust Meeting Schedule

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City Commissioners will adjust the weekly meeting schedule to address public requests for an evening meeting. Beginning April 8, City Commission meetings will be held each Monday at 5:30 p.m. Study Session will occur at 8:30 a.m. on Mondays instead of imm...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Commissioner Election Occurs in 2019

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Two McPherson City Commissioner positions will be elected during 2019. Individuals interested in filing for Commissioner of Public Works or Commissioner of Public Lands and Facilities must file with the McPherson County Clerk no later than 12 p.m. on Mond...

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