McPherson Hospital Volunteers celebrate fulfillment of their pledge to McPherson Healthcare Foundation Campaign

The McPherson Hospital Volunteers are celebrating the fulfillment of their pledge to the McPherson Healthcare Foundation’s Caring for the Future capital campaign. The campaign raised $5 million for the construction of a new medical office building that was completed in the fall of 2018.  The Volunteers initially pledged $45,000 over three years to the campaign when it launched in 2014. When the Healthcare Foundation was seeking a matching grant with the Mabee Foundation, the Volunteers chose to extend their pledge an additional 4 years. This added $60,000, bringing their pledge total to $105,000, which they have now completed.  The donation

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Job Opening: Animal Control Shelter Technician

The City of McPherson is seeking applicants for a full-time position of Animal Control Shelter Technician. Individuals should possess excellent public relation, organization and communication skills. Background in Animal Shelter work is preferred. Main responsibilities include: animal care, help in maintaining shelter facilities, help assist the public in finding lost dogs, assist with adoptions, and the disposal of animals. Excellent benefit package.  Starting wage is $13.52/hr. Applicant must be able to pass a drug screen and a back ground check. Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 27, 2020. To view a full job description and complete application, please go

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Municipal Court Convictions 3/2-3/6/20

Number of Defendants: 27 Number of Cases: 28 Total Number of Offenses: 30   Vicki Lynn Bell, speeding 12 over (School Zone), 2/18/20 Harold L. Bomberger, speeding 17 over, 3/3/20 Dean Paul Brennan, speeding 16 over, 11/9/19 Dean Paul Brennan, speeding 25 over and careless driving 12/29/19 Glenn A. Cousins, no seatbelt, 2/29/20 David Frank Culver, no seatbelt, 3/5/20 Alois M. Engel Jr., speeding 15 over, 3/3/20 Gerald Dean Jeffries, no seatbelt, 2/6/20 Francisco Juan-Andres, speeding 14 over, 3/1/20 Thomas M. Kilbride, no DL in possession, 1/17/20 Stanford Cheyenne Kroeker, obed to the traffic signal, 1/29/20 Diane Dawn Legron, stop

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District Court Docket for 3/9-3/13

Arraignments: March 11th, 2020 State of Kansas vs. Lindsey Nicole Whisenhunt State of Kansas vs. Tiana Jeradine Shields State of Kansas vs. John W. Conklin State of Kansas vs. Matther Allen Pettey State of Kansas vs. Michael Ernest Allen State of Kansas vs. Lee Dan Judkins State of Kansas vs. Joshua Michael Caldwell State of Kansas vs. Lori Beth Sawyer State of Kansas vs. Sonja D. Kiwia State of Kansas vs. Ryan Taylor Oakes State of Kansas vs. Cornelius Darrell Harris Jr. State of Kansas vs. Cassandra Lea Konrade State of Kansas vs. Joshua M. Full State of Kansas vs.

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McPherson Senior Center Pool Tournament

The McPherson Senior Center is having a pool tournament with the McPherson County Fire Department on Thursday March 12th at 6 pm. They will be serving dinner and snacks as a free will donation. Mid Kansas Senior Pool League will also be raising money to recover three pool tables at the Senior Center. The community is invited to attend.

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Obituary- Noleen June Binder

Noleen June Binder, 81, of McPherson, KS, passed away at 6:18 a.m., Friday, March 6th, 2020 suddenly, at her home. Noleen was born on her parents farm rural Longford, Kansas on June 5, 1938, a daughter of Adeline (Brown) and Torrence  Clark. Noleen attended Longford grade school, and graduated from Longford High School, Longford, Kansas in 1956. She was a member of First Christian Church (DOC) McPherson, Kansas, where she served as an Elder and was recognized as an Elder Emeritus.  She served as a Stephen’s Minister.  Noleen through the years served as Choir Director, Bell Choir Director,  member of

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Today’s Forecast

Today Showers, mainly before 2pm. High near 56. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 21 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. The chance of precipitation is 80%. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 31. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

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Weekend 911 for 3/6-3/8/20

March 6th, 2020 EMS and Fire personnel responded to Meadowlane for a report of an unconscious diabetic individual at 12:10 am. EMS, Fire, and Police personnel responded to Glendale Road to a report of an individual not breathing at all at 5:38 am. Police personnel responded to East Kansas Avenue for a report of past criminal deception/fraud/forgery at 2:00 pm. Police personnel responded to Millers Lane for the report of past theft/attempted theft at 2L58 pm. EMS and Police personnel responded to South Main Street for the report of an unconscious patient at 3:43 pm. Police personnel responded to North

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