Awaken Church Hosts Lego My Eggo Event this Saturday

Awaken Church is hosting a Lego my Eggo Lego Party this Saturday at the McPherson Museum and Arts Foundation at 3 p.m. Awaken is a new church in the McPherson area that will officially open on Palm Sunday. Lego My Eggo – Lego Party Bring the whole family for a fun time of lego building. Great time for the family to get together and work on family “building” skills. Each kid will receive a lego activity book in which it will show how to build certain things. Complete certain builds and receive a small prize. Eat some Eggo waffles and

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Obituary: Pamela Kay Norstrom

Pamela K. Norstrom, 72, passed away at 9:30 p.m. on February 10, 2020, surrounded by her family after a nearly three year battle with cancer. Pam was born on December 2, 1947, in McPherson, Kansas.  She was the daughter of Wallace and Marie (Nelson) Lindberg. Pam grew up on a farm northeast of Galva, Kansas and attended Prairie Queen and Peaceful Prairie country schools.  In 1959, she transferred into the Galva school system as a 7th Grader. Pam was active in high school, participating in plays, music and cheerleading. She graduated high school in 1965. Pam and her brother, Steve,

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New Superintendent of USD 418 Announced

The Board of Education is excited to announce Dr. Shiloh Vincent as the next Superintendent of schools In USD 418. The board has engaged in the process of filling the superintendent position for the future of the district.  During the process we utilized KASB to assist with the process. The input from various groups was utilized by the KASB search team. As part of their process, KASB and two experienced KSSA superintendents were used to review the information and contact references. Our objective was to find the one right person to embrace what McPherson can be and that has a vision

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Alliance Agency Named Best of the Best

The Farmers Alliance Companies in McPherson, Kansas, have announced that Alliance Agency, Inc. in McPherson has been named a FARMERS ALLIANCE ADVANTAGE AGENT for 2020. To qualify as an ADVANTAGE AGENT, an agency must exhibit superior professionalism and profitability over five consecutive years. ADVANTAGE AGENTS are recognized by Farmers Alliance as the “best of the best”. To reach this level of distinction is a reflection of this agency’s commitment to their customers and their community. Congratulations to Alliance Agency Inc for this achievement. The Farmers Alliance Companies are represented by independent agents, and serve eight states. Farmers Alliance was established

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MCPHERSON POLICE INVESTIGATE THREAT OF VIOLENCE AGAINST MIDDLE SCHOOL

McPherson, Kansas On February 10, 2020, The McPherson Police Department investigated a threat to commit violence at the McPherson Middle School. On Monday afternoon, the McPherson Police Department received a report concerning a 13-year-old student possibly threatening to commit violence at the McPherson Middle School. The McPherson Police Department has investigated the incident and has taken the student into custody for disorderly conduct. The McPherson Police Department takes reports of incidents like these seriously, since “A Threat of Violence is An Act of Violence.” Anyone with information regarding this incident or any other criminal activity is asked the contact the

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