Daily 911 of 4/6/20

Police personnel responded to West Euclid for a report of past burglary/home invasion at 9:32 am. Police personnel responded to North Main Street for a report of harassment/threat (suspect never on the scene) at 11:22 am. Police personnel responded to South Chestnut Street for a report of past harassment/staling/threat at 5:05 pm. EMS, Fire, and Police personnel responded to Lyndon Road for a report of a critical fall at 5:23 pm. Police personnel responded to North Chestnut Street for a report of past theft/attempted theft at 5:39 pm. Police personnel responded to North Maxwell Street for a report of harassment/stalking/

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McPherson Weekend 911 4/3-4/5/20

Friday, April 3 Fire and Police personnel, along with Canton Fire and Moundridge Fire personnel responded to East 1st Street and North Centennial Drive for a report of a sinking vehicle/vehicle in floodwater at 5:36 am. EMS, Fire, Police and Sheriff’s Office personnel, along with Canton Fire and Moundridge Fire personnel responded to Highway K61 and 14th Avenue for a report of a sinking vehicle/vehicle in floodwater at 5:47 am. EMS personnel responded to Penn Drive for a report of a fall at 9:39 am. Police and Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to Center Street for a caller in danger at

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Obituary: Janet Lou Johnson

Janet Lou Johnson, 69, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 11:53 a.m., Saturday, April 4th, while in the company of family members, at her home. Janet was born in Lindsborg, Kansas on March 22, 1951, a daughter of Esther Adelia (Erickson) Ebling and Jack Walton Ebling. Janet attended Elvings Country School,  near Lindsborg, Kansas and graduated from Lindsborg Rural High School, Lindsborg, Kansas in 1969.  She then attended Brown Mackie Business School, Salina, Kansas where she received her Business Degree. She was a member of New Gottland Lutheran Church rural McPherson, where she was a member of WELCA and served

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United Way Recovery Fund for McPherson County

McPherson, KS – United Way of McPherson County has created the Community Response and Recovery Fund to assist McPherson County residents in dealing with the effects of COVID-19. United Way Board Chair Chad Hitt said, “The United Way of McPherson County is reaching out to our community members, this time to help fight the impact of the COVID-19 virus. United Way has set up the Community Response & Recovery Fund to help in areas where the need is greatest.  As we approach these uncertain times, it is important that we remember those who continue to need our support,” said Hitt.

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Classes Begin Remotely for MC Students

McPHERSON, KAN. – McPherson College students returned to coursework remotely on Monday, March 30 after a two-week expanded spring break. Although students and faculty did not return to campus, they did begin adapting to their new normal. The college announced to its students on March 17 that the remainder of the spring semester would be completed remotely using online resources because of the COVID-19 outbreak. “It is not the semester that any of us planned but we are all working together to move forward despite the challenges,” Michael Schneider, McPherson College president, said. “Our students are adapting to a new

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