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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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