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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: March 18, 2019

Program Highlights Railroad Depots

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The McPherson Historical Society will meet on Saturday, April 6, 2 p.m., at the McPherson Museum, 1111 E. Kansas. J. Harvey Koehn will present "Railroad Depots of McPherson County and Its Adjacent Counties." Few depots remain on Kansas railroad ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

WWII Refugee Shares Story

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Everyone has a dream. Justina Neufeld will share her story "Becoming a Refugee in WWII" on Monday, March 25. The youngest of ten children, Neufeld lived through family hardships, upheaval and relocation during World War II. Part of her family fl...

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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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