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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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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: June 18, 2018

Community Development Block Grant

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The City of McPherson is currently accepting applications for a housing rehabilitation project designed to benefit low- to moderate-income families. The project utilizes a $300,000 federal grant designated for specific home improvements. This is the secon...

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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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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Chamber Hosts Run/Walk

The words MCPHERSON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE in black with red, blue and yellow ribbons

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

Public Meeting Addresses Housing

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The City of McPherson will host a public meeting on Tuesday, April 9, 6 - 8 p.m., to address local housing. Discussion will be led by RDG Schutte, Wilscam, Birge, Inc., a consulting firm hired by the City to conduct a housing market study. The meeting wil...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

DRAINAGE QUESTIONNAIRE

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All McPherson citizens are invited to complete a drainage questionnaire as soon as possible.CLICK HERE TO ACCESS DRAINAGE QUESTIONNAIREThe City of McPherson has contracted with Alfred Benesch & Company to conduct a drainage study focusing on the Dry T...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Commissioners Adjust Meeting Schedule

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City Commissioners will adjust the weekly meeting schedule to address public requests for an evening meeting. Beginning April 8, City Commission meetings will be held each Monday at 5:30 p.m. Study Session will occur at 8:30 a.m. on Mondays instead of imm...

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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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