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Posted on: November 15, 2018

MPD Hosts Active Shooter Training

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The McPherson Police Department will host a free training addressing active shooter situations. The two-hour session is open to all McPherson business representatives and will focus on how to create an active shooter emergency operations plan. Instructors...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

City Announces Scheduled Drone Flight

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McPherson - Tahoma, an engineering company working for the City of McPherson, will be in town on Thursday, November 15th, flying a drone over Dry Turkey Creek (the drainage basin in the eastern part of the City) and the Hulse Area Drainage Channel from 1s...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Chamber Seeks Leadership Candidates

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The McPherson Chamber of Commerce seeks candidates for Leadership McPherson 2019. Applications are available at www.mcphersonchamber.org or at the Chamber office, 306 N. Main, and are due no later than Friday, December 14.Leadership McPherson is a communi...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Volunteers Prepare Christmas Wreaths

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Volunteers from the McPherson College football team recently assisted McPherson Main Street with preparing Christmas wreaths for the Downtown District. According to Ann Engel, McPherson Main Street Executive Director, the students replaced more than 2,250...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Chamber Announces Award Recipient

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In 1966, the McPherson Chamber of Commerce Past Presidents began selecting a person to honor who had unselfishly given of their time for the betterment of the McPherson business community and whose contribution was readily identifiable and had made a long...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

City Adopts Payment Resolution

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City Commissioners recently adopted Resolution No. 18-08, which will allow the acceptance of select payments by use of credit or debit cards. City staff may accept funds for total amounts less than $2,000 for specific fees, costs and fines. Payment servic...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

MPL Reduces Screen Time

Bronze statue of little boy and girl reading a book while sitting on a bench

Scientists, doctors, parents and librarians are becoming more concerned about an expanding body of research, which concludes that too much time spent on digital devices and PCs is harmful to the developmental, mental and physical health of children and te...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

City Presents Service Awards

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Twenty-seven employees representing ten departments were recognized this week by the City of McPherson for their years of service. Employees receiving 2018 Service Awards include ADMINISTRATION: Richard Miller (15 years); POLICE DEPARTMENT: William Cummin...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

City Sponsors Poster Contest

The poster design promotes Arbor Day 2018 and portrays a tree surrounded by animals.

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 22, 2018

Vloggers Visit McPherson Museum

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"Totally Bananas TV" recently visited the McPherson Museum. The family vloggers had fun learning about McPherson. Check out their "Vlog Kids Sloth" video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhTt7fgLjKc.

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