Posted on: April 24, 2017

City Announces Poster Winner

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The City of McPherson has selected Hunter Wilson as this year’s poster winner for the annual Arbor Day Poster Contest. Wilson is a fifth grader in Elizabeth Johnson’s class at Eisenhower Elementary School. Wilson and her classmates wil...

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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: April 20, 2017

City Invests in Backup Generators

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In an effort to improve the reliability of sewer lift stations throughout the community, the City of McPherson recently invested $135,000 in backup generators. The investment replaces a single trailer mounted generator purchased in 1977, which was used to...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

City Prepares for KLINK Project

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On April 10, City Commissioners approved a contract with Cornejo Construction for McPherson’s 2017 KLINK Project for a cost not to exceed $236,950.60. The project will result in a mill and overlay along Kansas Avenue between Maxwell Avenue and Eby Street....

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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 24, 2017

KDOT Closes Centennial Drive

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As construction continues along U.S. Highway 56 on the east side of McPherson, the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has scheduled the closing of Centennial Drive beginning the week of April 3. Motorists will not have access to the south side of ...

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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: March 15, 2017

McPherson Named Tree City USA

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The City of McPherson has been named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. The 2016-2017 season marks the 41st anniversary of the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City USA program. McP...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Baer Street Construction Begins

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Baer Street will be closed beginning Wednesday, March 15, to allow for street repairs. The City Street Department is working collaboratively with the McPherson County Public Works Department to complete street improvements, which include road reconstructi...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Mayor Recognizes Scottish Society

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Mayor Brown presented a Proclamation of Appreciation to the McPherson Scottish Society at the March 6 City Commission meeting. Specifically, he recognized the organization’s years of service representing the City as host of the McPherson Scottis...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Community Building Closes for Renovation

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Beginning June 30, the McPherson Community Building will be closed indefinitely. The building’s closing is part of a comprehensive plan as the City of McPherson prepares for renovations. While specific details are yet to be determined, the City ...

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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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