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 22, 2017

CVB Plans Fireworks Celebration

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The annual 4th of July Celebration hosted by the McPherson Convention and Visitors Bureau will be at Wall Park. Everyday Lights from Salina, Kan., will perform at 8 p.m. followed by fireworks sponsored by CHS. Free glow bracelets provided by Nex-Tech Wire...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

General McPherson Celebrates 100 Years

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On Monday, July 3, the City of McPherson and McPherson County will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the General James “Birdseye” McPherson statue installation. The event begins at 10:15 a.m. at Memorial Park and is open to the public. Local historian Da...

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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 11, 2017

City Seeks Housing Rehabilitation Candidates

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The City of McPherson is still accepting applications for a housing rehabilitation project designed to benefit low- to moderate-income families. The project utilizes a $300,000 federal grant awarded to the City in January 2016 with funds designated for sp...

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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 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 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 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 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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