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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: 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: September 9, 2019

Chamber Seeks Executive Director

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The McPherson Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Executive Director. The applicant must be an effective organizer, interact well in a dynamic environment, be a solid team builder with proven leaders...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

North High Drive and Anna Street Intersection Closes

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On Monday, September 23, the intersection of North High Drive and Hulse Street will be closed. The closing is part of the Grimes Street/Anna Street reconstruction project and is expected to last through November. The intersection of North High Drive and A...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Grimes Street Closes for Improvements

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Grimes Street will close on Monday, September 16, between 1st Street and Loomis Street. Traffic will be allowed to travel east and west on 1st Street and Loomis Street. The street closing is related to the Grimes Street Improvement project. For more infor...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Community Building Opening Soon

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The City of McPherson is excited to announce the historic downtown Community Building will reopen soon. The public is invited to an Open House and Ribbon Cutting on Tuesday, September 17, 5 to 7 p.m. Tours and refreshments will be provided. Located at 122...

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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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