Posted on: July 21, 2017

City Conducts Speed Study

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In response to public concern, the City of McPherson will conduct a speed study along North High Drive. Neighborhood residents reported vehicles traveling above the posted 20 miles per hour speed limit in the 1400 block, and expressed concern for the safe...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Ulster Project Supports School Supply Train

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Local teens participating in Ulster Project 2017, along with their counterparts from Northern Ireland, collected $367.46 during the Fourth of July Celebration hosted by the McPherson Convention & Visitors Bureau. Their efforts included selling bottled...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

City Hosts Community Conversations

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The City of McPherson will host a series of community conversations to educate residents about McPherson street improvements. Conversations led by City representatives will focus on past, present and future projects including funding options. Residents wi...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

City Addresses Dutch Elm Disease

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The City of McPherson is addressing the spread of Dutch Elm Disease (DED) and is asking local residents to remove infected trees as they are identified. According to City Forester Kody Kraemer, the disease is caused by a fungus and specifically affects Am...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

McPherson City Credit Rating Affirmed

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The City of McPherson was notified on May 26 that Standard and Poor’s Credit Rating Service was beginning the process of reviewing the City of McPherson’s credit rating for current outstanding general obligation bonds in accordance wit...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Park Department Prepares for Summer

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July is national Park and Recreation month and the City of McPherson Park Department is preparing public lands for residents and visitors alike. Their daily work includes mowing 200 acres, weed eating and edging, maintaining park shelters, cleaning park b...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Turkey Creek Golf Course Ranked 4th

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Best Things Kansas powered by AmericanTowns Media recently ranked Turkey Creek Golf Course as one of the “10 Best Public Golf Courses in Kansas.” The list was completed after evaluating golf courses across the state with criteria focus...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Concerts for a Cause Begins

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The annual Concerts for a Cause series began on June 1 with a performance by local guitarist Ian Miller. The summer music series occurs every Thursday, 7 p.m., at 214 E. Euclid. Entertainment is arranged by Hopp’s Sound & Electric, and an on...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Rehabilitation Project Improves Neighborhoods

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“I felt like I won the lottery,” said McPherson resident Shirley Kelly referring to her experience with McPherson’s housing rehabilitation project. As a recipient of grant dollars from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Kelly was able to upgrad...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

CVB Announces Free Movies

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The annual Movies in the Park series hosted by the McPherson Convention and Visitors Bureau begins on Saturday, May 13, with the showing of Moana. The season also includes Zootopia on June 10; The Angry Birds Movie on June 24; Hidden Figures on July 8; Th...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

McPherson Ranked as Pet Friendly Community

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The City of McPherson was recently ranked 48th out of 500 as one of America’s “Most Pet Friendly Cities” in a report compiled by Millennial Personal Finance (MPF). The list was completed after evaluating more than 5,000 citie...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Emergency Notification System Available

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In an effort to best assure the community receives notice of an emergent situation when quick notification is essential, the City of McPherson and McPherson County utilize an Emergency Notification System powered by Everbridge. This is a tool for Public S...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

City Offers Sewer Advice

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Due to a growing percentage of sewer backups throughout the City of McPherson, the McPherson Wastewater Department is launching an educational campaign. The “Keep the Wipes Out of the Pipes!” campaign focuses on eliminating sewer blockage by properly disc...

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Posted on: December 23, 2016

City Adopts “Next Generation” Board Management Technology

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The City of McPherson is leveraging Cloud-based technology to radically improve its governance processes while saving staff time and taxpayer dollars. The remarkably powerful, easy-to-use service will allow the organization to maximize the effectiveness o...

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