Obituary: Peggy Lynne Wickstrom

Peggy Lynne Wickstrom, 66, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, surrounded by her family at McPherson Hospital.  She was retired from Pfizer. Peggy was born on July 6, 1953, in Spencer, Iowa, the daughter of Dale Rex and Velda “Tootie” Anne (Carpenter) Norton.  She graduated from Chariton (Iowa) High School in 1971 and from Northwest Missouri State University in 1980. On September 21, 1985, Peggy was united in marriage to Bertis “David” Wickstrom at the Freemount Lutheran Church.  He preceded her in death on December 31, 2013. Peggy was a member of Elim Lutheran Church, Marquette. Survivors include:

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Bullpup Speed, Power, Strength Summer Schedule

Bullpup Speed, Power, Strength Summer Schedule-2020 (revised 6/17/20-COVID-19 version 4) The McPherson Bullpup Speed, Power & Strength (SPS) program is open to all athletes in the McPherson School District in grades 7-12. Our SPS program goals are to improve speed, power, and strength and reduce injury risk of ALL types of athletes (see SPS training principles). HS & MS students have the opportunity to continue their training throughout the school year by enrolling in one of the SPS courses that are offered through the PE department. All training sessions will take place at McPherson High School using the weight room,

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MHS Summer Activity Plan

MHS Summer Activity Plan (Version 4, Revised 6/17/20) This plan, and any adjustments, will adhere to the McPherson County Health Department & State of Kansas guidelines and recommendations, and the KSHSAA 2020 Summer Guidelines. General Sanitation Guidelines 1. All participants and staff enter/exit through same location(s) each day. 2. All participants and staff will have their temperature taken prior to activity, anyone with temperature of 100.4+, or known illness, will be excluded pending clearance from a medical professional. 3. All participants and staff will apply hand sanitizer prior to, and following activity. 4. Sanitize equipment before and after use. 5.

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Obituary: Linda Sue Santner

Linda Sue Santner, 69, of McPherson, KS and formerly of Lindsborg, KS, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 17, 2020, at Via Christi Village, Wichita, KS. Sue was born on March 12, 1951, the daughter of Albert Crim and Melva Mae (Melton) Santner. She graduated from Minneapolis (KS) High School in 1969. Survivors include: her MCDS family and caregivers; her guardian, Vaughn Ingram of McPherson, KS; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 20, 2020, at Stockham Family Funeral Home.  Attendees are asked to wear a shirt or hat representing

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41 Total Confirmed Cases of Covid-19 for McPherson County

McPherson County Health Department reports 41 total confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in McPherson County and 1 case identified as probable by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (42 total). 30 of the total confirmed cases have now met recovery guidelines set forth by the KDHE. The newest positive case is a female in her teens who is currently isolating at home with known exposure to another positive case. Nothing further about the patient will be released at this time. KDHE and MCHD continue to mandate a 14-day home quarantine for Kansas if you have done any of

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McPherson County 911 6/17

McPherson Police responded to a non-injury traffic incident on I-135 SB. McPherson County Sheriffs, EMS and Windom Fire responded to a call for chest pain/discomfort at HWY 56 and 4th Ave. Moundridge Police responded to a call for past noise complaint on S Christian Ave in Moundridge. McPherson Police responded to a non-injury traffic incident at E Kansas Ave and Access Rd. McPherson EMS responded to a call for a fall or public assist on W Euclid St. McPherson Police responded to a non-injury traffic incident on Sonora Dr. McPherson Police responded to a call for a suspicious or wanted

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Political Signs Not Allowed on Highway Right of Way

It’s a sign of the season – campaigning to support your favorite political candidate. However, if your plans involve placing a political sign, the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) reminds you to make sure it’s not located on highway right of way. By law, all right of way on state highways is to be used exclusively for public highway purposes. Only regulatory, guide signs and warning signs are allowed on the state highway system. KDOT has jurisdiction over all interstate, Kansas and U.S. routes on the state’s 9,500-mile system.  The public should be aware that all political campaign signs or

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