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Posted on: December 19, 2017

McPherson Mural Collection

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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: October 15, 2016

Community Development Block Grant

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In 2016, the City of McPherson qualified for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Funds were used to assist with housing rehabilitation in a specific target area with a maximum of $300,000 being spent on rehabilitating eight (8) homes. Several ho...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Research Duo Presents Kansas Program

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Marci Penner and WenDee Rowe of the Kansas Sampler Foundation spent four years traveling to all 626 incorporated cities in Kansas. The result of their research journey is The Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers. On Thursday, June 7, Penner and Rowe will pres...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Cedars Hosts Music Program

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The Cedars Wellness Center will host a music program on Wednesday, May 30, 7 p.m., featuring McPherson College students Lillian Oeding and Kento Aizawa. The program is free and open to the public. Both students study with Gregg Walker, instructor of woodw...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

CVB Announces Free Movies

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The annual Movies in the Park series hosted by the McPherson Convention and Visitors Bureau begins on Saturday, May 12, with the showing of Paddington 2. The season also includes Wonder Woman on June 9; Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle on June 23; Despicable...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Exhibition Celebrates Kansas Artists

A banner with the words Art Kansas promoting an art conference at McPherson College

Kansas artists will be recognized June 8 and 9 during a conference hosted by McPherson College. ART Kansas is a celebration of creating, curating and collecting Kansas art and will feature some of the State’s most successful and creative working...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Kansas Barn Sale Moves to McPherson

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The City of McPherson has been selected to host the 2018 Kansas Barn Sale. Held the first Saturday in October, the annual event attracts vendors and shoppers from all over the Midwest to sell and buy antiques, vintage, re-purposed, handmade and artisan go...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

McPherson Named Tree City USA

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April 3, 2018

McPherson Named Tree City USA

McPherson – The City of McPherson has been named a 2017 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. The 2017-2018 season marks ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Research Duo Presents Kansas Program

Cartoon drawing of two women in a car exploring Kansas

Marci Penner and WenDee Rowe of the Kansas Sampler Foundation spent four years traveling to all 626 incorporated cities in Kansas. The result of their research journey is The Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers. On Thursday, June 7, Penner and Rowe will pres...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Intersection Closes for Sidewalk Project

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The south leg of the Avenue A and Centennial Drive intersection will close on Tuesday, May 29, to allow for sidewalk construction. No official detour will be provided. The 10-foot sidewalk project includes an extension from Thunderbird Street east along A...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

City Improves Front Street

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North Front Street recently reopened after being closed for street improvements. According to City Commissioner Larry Wiens original plans focused on street patching, but the project resulted in a complete reconstruction totaling $255,000. “The ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Cedars Hosts Music Program

A sign identifying The Cedars Retirement Village

The Cedars Wellness Center will host a music program on Wednesday, May 30, 7 p.m., featuring McPherson College students Lillian Oeding and Kento Aizawa. The program is free and open to the public. Both students study with Gregg Walker, instructor of woodw...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Cemetery Prepares for Mowing

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The McPherson City Cemetery will dispose of Memorial Day decorations on Monday, June 4. Flowers and decorations placed in permanent vases or flowerpots will not be removed if they are not damaged or faded. Decorations placed in front of markers will be re...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

City Seeks Historic Tax Credits

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Representatives from the City of McPherson and the City’s architect GLMV recently attended the Kansas Historic Sites Board of Review in Topeka to provide support and input for the nomination of the McPherson Community Building to the State Histo...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

CVB Announces Free Movies

Purple background with a yellow moon graphic and the words FREE MOVIES IN THE PARK

The annual Movies in the Park series hosted by the McPherson Convention and Visitors Bureau begins on Saturday, May 12, with the showing of Paddington 2. The season also includes Wonder Woman on June 9; Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle on June 23; Despicable...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Exhibition Celebrates Kansas Artists

A banner with the words Art Kansas promoting an art conference at McPherson College

Kansas artists will be recognized June 8 and 9 during a conference hosted by McPherson College. ART Kansas is a celebration of creating, curating and collecting Kansas art and will feature some of the State’s most successful and creative working...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Budget Meetings Open to Public

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The City of McPherson will conduct several meetings to prepare the 2019 Budget. Department and outside agency budget presentations will occur on Tuesday, May 22, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, May 29, immediately following the City Commission meeting un...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Kansas Barn Sale Moves to McPherson

Rustic image of a barn and the words KANSAS BARN SALE

NEWS RELEASE

April 4, 2018

Kansas Barn Sale Moves to McPherson

McPherson – The City of McPherson has been selected to host the 2018 Kansas Barn Sale. Held the first Saturday in October, the annual event attracts vendors and shoppers from all over t...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 4, 2018

McPherson Named Tree City USA

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The City of McPherson has been named a 2017 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. The 2017-2018 season marks the 42nd anniversary of the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City USA pr...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

North Front Street Construction Begins

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North Front Street will be closed beginning Monday, March 12, to allow for a total reconstruction project. Specifically, the road will be closed from McDonald’s east to Champlain Road. The project will be completed in two phases by Vogts Parga C...

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