McPherson County 911

9/11/20 McPherson Communications responded to a Repossession on N Main St in McPherson.  McPherson PD responded to a Repossession on S Ash St in McPherson.  McPherson SO, Lindsborg EMS, Coroner responded to an Obvious or Expected Death on 10th Ave in Lindsborg.  Galva FD, PD, & McPherson EMS, PD, & SO responded to a High Mechanism Traffic Injury on W Hwy 56 in Galva.  Lindsborg EMS responded to a Sick Person with Altered Locus of Breathing on 8th Ave in Lindsborg.  McPherson PD responded to a report of Attempted Theft on E Kansas Ave in McPherson.  McPherson EMS & FD

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40 Active Cases of COVID-19 Found in Latest Update from McPherson County Health Department

McPherson County Health Department reports 238 total confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in McPherson County. 198 of the total confirmed cases have now met recovery guidelines set forth by the KDHE. There are four current hospitalizations and one death.  Positive case #232 is a symptomatic female in her 20s with unknown exposure and was identified late Wednesday, September 9th.  Positive case #233 is a symptomatic male in his 80s with unknown exposure, is hospitalized, and was identified late Wednesday, September 9th.  Positive case #234 is a symptomatic female in her 70s with unknown exposure, is hospitalized, and was identified

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Obituary: Arvid Richard Bengston

Arvid Richard Bengston, 94, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, surrounded by family at The Cedars, McPherson.  He was a farmer and rancher.  He also worked at Sterling Drug in the maintenance department, retiring in 1986. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Arvid was born on February 28, 1926, in Little River, KS, the son of John William and Hildur Caroline (Ekholm) Bengston.   On July 22, 1956, he was united in marriage to Marcia M. Harder at the Andover Lutheran Church, Windom.  This union was blessed with three daughters, Arlene, Diane, and Nadine.  Marcia

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