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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: May 14, 2019

Pipeliners Prepare for 2019 Season

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“Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.” – Babe RuthMcPherson hit a grand slam when the McPherson Pipeliners were established in 2018. The amateur baseball club chose McPherson as its home after...

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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: 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: 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 30, 2019

Commissioners Resume Morning Meetings

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City Commission meetings were held in the evenings during April in response to public request. Due to low attendance, City Commissioners will resume the original meeting schedule beginning Monday, May 6. City Commission meetings will be held each Monday a...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Park Department Strives for Lawn Sustainability

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The McPherson Park Department has begun maintenance to improve the quality and sustainability of lawns in local parks. Grant Rardon, park turf maintenance specialist, recommends a lower maintenance turf and is overseeing the process. Efforts include nurtu...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

City Seeks Two Homes to Complete Rehabilitation Project

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The City of McPherson has made significant progress toward completion of the second housing rehabilitation project supported by a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The current grant provides funding for 11 home rehabilitations and two demolitions....

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Chamber Awards AFA Scholarships

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The McPherson Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee and Agriculture Future of America (AFA) has selected two area high school students to receive one-year AFA Leader and Academic Scholarships. Both scholarships are presented to high school graduates 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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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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