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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: November 15, 2019

Mini Main Street

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Mini Main Street is a magical place where elves help children find the perfect gift for family and friends. Cookies, crafts, gift wrapping and a visit with Santa are all a part of the fun! McPherson Main Street members support the children's shopping expe...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Cookies with Santa

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Santa loves to shop in McPherson. Be sure to seek him out and share a cookie or two! Cookies with Santa is hosted by local businesses and offers opportunity for light-hearted holiday fun. While designed for young patrons, children of all ages are welcome....

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Candy Cane Cash

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Candy Cane Cash is back! The annual rewards program allows shoppers to earn rewards for purchasing merchandise at participating stores. Two prizes will be awarded during a drawing following the holiday shopping season. Will you be the lucky one to win a $...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Free Movies Promote Holiday Spirit

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McPherson merchants are sponsoring free movies at the McPherson Opera House to promote the holiday spirit. Upcoming movies include "The Secret Life of Pets 2" on Saturday, November 30; "Smallfoot" on Sunday, December 8; and "The G...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Girls' Night Out

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McPherson merchants are hosting a special night for the girls! Enjoy refreshments, special deals and TRIPLE Candy Cane Cash points at participating locations. Girls' Night Out is sponsored by McPherson Main Street and the McPherson Chamber of Commerce. Th...

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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: 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: November 15, 2019

Public Works Update: Week of November 18

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of November 18Public Works Department | City of McPhersonImproving McPherson’s street infrastructure in an ongoing process. Project Updates 2019 provides timely information about specific projects. The intent is to kee...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Commissioners Hold Fall Retreat

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City Commissioners will hold a Fall Retreat on Wednesday, November 20, 8:30 a.m., at the McPherson Community Building. The meeting is open to the public and will last until approximately 5 p.m. or until all agenda items have been discussed. For more infor...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Temporary Access Road Opens

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On Wednesday, November 6, Plaza East Place will be closed. This is the street located east of Champlin Street providing access to Mattress Hub, Applebee’s Fairfield Inn & Suites, Days Inn and Holiday Inn Express. A temporary access road will...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

City Presents Service Awards

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Twenty-seven employees representing six departments were recognized this week by the City of McPherson for their years of service. Employees receiving 2019 Service Awards include ADMINISTRATION: Nick Gregory (10 years); Bo Moddelmog (5 years); POLICE DEPA...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

City Sponsors Arbor Day Poster Contest

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Since 1872, Arbor Day has been celebrated throughout the United States and schools have played an important role. Educators help children discover the social, environmental and economic benefits of trees in cities and towns. Lessons often encourage studen...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Chamber Announces New Director

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The McPherson Chamber of Commerce Board is pleased to announce Debbie Hawkinson has been named Executive Director of the McPherson Chamber as of October 14, 2019. The board looks forward to working with Hawkinson to create a new vision for the Chamber.Haw...

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