McPherson County 911

9/29/20 McPherson PD & SO responded to a report of a Suspicious/Wanted Person on N Oak St in McPherson.  McPherson SO responded to a report of a Past Burglary/Home Invasion on Buckskin Rd in Inman.  McPherson SO responded to a report of a Suspicious/Wanted Person on 19th Ave/Hwy 56 in McPherson.  McPherson PD responded to a report of Criminal Deception/Fraud/Forgery on S Hwy 81 Bypass in McPherson.  McPherson PD responded to a report of Harassment/Stalking/Threat on Genesis Dr in McPherson.  McPherson SO responded to a report of Burglary/Home Invasion on 19th Ave in McPherson.  Lindsborg EMS, Lindsborg FD & McPherson

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CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) IN MCPHERSON COUNTY

McPherson County Health Department reports 268 total confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in McPherson County. 249 of the total confirmed cases have now met recovery guidelines set forth by the KDHE. There are four current hospitalizations and one death. MCHD will begin reporting and releasing these updates on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, beginning September 30, 2020.  Positive case #267 is a symptomatic male in his 30s with unknown exposure.  Positive case #268 is a symptomatic female in her 30s with unknown exposure (family of 267).  McPherson County Health Department is working closely with key partners to evaluate the school

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Traffic Stop Tuesday – Overtaking a Cyclist on the Left

Now that school is back in session with a modified schedule there more bicycles are on the streets at different times. We would like to highlight the Standard Traffic Ordinance on Overtaking a Bicycle. Additionally, be attentive to young riders who are making their way to and from school during the week.   Standard Traffic Ordinance (STO) Sec 40(c)(1)(2) on Overtaking Bicycles on the Left says-   The driver of a vehicle overtaking a bicycle proceeding in the same direction shall pass to the left thereof at a distance of not less than three feet and shall not again drive

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Wall Street claws back some of its losses from September

Stocks notched solid gains Monday as Wall Street clawed back some of its sharp and sudden September losses. The S&P 500 rose 1.6%, it’s third straight gain. The benchmark index was coming off its first four-week losing streak in more than a year and is on track to close out September with a loss of 4.2% after five months of gains. The market’s gains were widespread, with more than 90% of the stocks in the S&P 500 higher. Big Tech stocks, which have been getting the most criticism for getting too expensive following their strong pandemic run, did the heaviest

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Trump’s tax revelation could tarnish image that fueled rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and paid no income taxes at all in many others threaten to undercut a pillar of his appeal among blue-collar voters and provide a new opening for his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, on the eve of the first presidential debate. Trump has worked for decades to build an image of himself as a hugely successful businessman — even choosing “mogul” as his Secret Service code name. But The New York Times on Sunday revealed that he paid just $750

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McPherson County 911

9/25/20 McPherson PD responded to a report of a Verbal/Physical Disturbance on Prarie Road in McPherson.  McPherson PD responded to a report of a Suspicious/Wanted Person on N Wheeler St in McPherson.  McPherson EMS, FD & SO responded to a report of a Vehicle Fire on I 135 SB in McPherson County.  Moundridge FD responded to a report of a Grass/Brush/Wildland Fire on 22nd Ave/Cherokee Road in Moundridge.  McPherson FD responded to a report of Light Smoke/Smoke Odor Investigation at Lloyd’s CV in McPherson.  Lindsborg PD responded to a report of Alarms Vehicle/Other on S Jackson St in Lindsborg.  McPherson

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McPherson County 911

9/24/20 McPherson SO responded to a report of a Suspicious/Wanted Person on 6th Ave/Sioux Rd in Marquette.  McPherson PD responded to a report of a Trespassing/Unwanted Person on McKinley St in McPherson.  McPherson SO and Lindsborg PD responded to a report of a Suspicious/Wanted Person on 14th Ave in Lindsborg.  Inman PD and McPherson SO responded to a report of Criminal Deception/Fraud/Forgery on Chisholm Rd in Inman.  Lindsborg PD and McPherson SO responded to a report of Domestic Disturbance/Violence on W McPherson St in Lindsborg.  McPherson PD responded to an Attempted Theft on N Oak St in McPherson.  McPherson PD

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Despite Trump attacks, both parties vow orderly election

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses drew swift blowback Thursday from both parties in Congress, and lawmakers turned to unprecedented steps to ensure he can’t ignore the vote of the people. Amid the uproar, Trump said anew he’s not sure the election will be “honest.” Congressional leaders, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, rejected Trump’s assertion that he’ll “see what happens” before agreeing to any election outcome. Many other lawmakers — including from Trump’s own Republican Party — vowed to make sure voters’ wishes are

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