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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Library Offers Genealogy Class

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Continuing with the popular Trace Your Line series, the McPherson Public Library is offering a special session focusing on records that are often hard to find. Searching for information about women in a family is sometimes not an easy task, nor is researc...

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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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Posted on: October 19, 2018

MPD Supports Take Back Initiative

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On Saturday, October 27, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., the McPherson Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its sixteenth opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous ex...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Chamber Hosts Entrepreneurship Competition

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McPherson Chamber of Commerce E-Loan Program, in association with the Network Kansas E-Community Partnership, will host the McPherson High School Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) on Wednesday, November 14, at the McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main. ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Railroad Repairs Close City Streets

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Union Pacific Railroad has announced the following road closures beginning next week in order to complete railroad crossing repairs in the City of McPherson.  Repairs are expected to take 2 days per crossing. As always, the length of time is depe...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Mayor Credits Community for Award

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Mayor Tom Brown is a visionary and attributes his recent leadership award to the efforts of City staff members and the local community. “I appreciate the award, but it’s really a recognition of a very unique and successful community,&a...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Mayor Brown Receives Leadership Award

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Mayor Thomas A. Brown was awarded the E.A. Mosher Excellence in Local Government Award at this week’s Annual League Conference sponsored by the League of Kansas Municipalities.The award is presented annually to an elected official who has not on...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Chamber Promotes Manufacturing Month

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October is McPherson County Manufacturing Month and many local manufacturers will participate in educating the public about the opportunities a career in manufacturing can provide.“Nationally, Manufacturing Day is designated for the first Friday...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Commission Meetings Available on Facebook

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The City of McPherson has initiated a plan to live stream weekly City Commission meetings on the McPherson Kansas Facebook page. The first video appeared on July 30 and represents the City’s intent to provide accurate, transparent information to...

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