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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Elyria Christian School Senior Zach Stucky named National Merit Semifinalist

Zach Stucky, an Elyria Christian High School senior, has been named a 2021 National Merit Scholarship semifinalist, taking the first step in one of the nation’s most highly selective scholarship competitions. Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names this week of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $30 million that will be offered next spring. Over 1.5 million juniors in about 21,000 high schools entered the 2021 National

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McPherson County 911

9/10/20 McPherson PD responded to a report of a Scam/No Loss or Info Given on E Elizabeth St in McPherson.  McPherson PD responded to a Property Call on E Gordon St in McPherson.  McPherson PD responded to an Attempted Suicide/Threatened Suicide on N Eby St in McPherson.  McPherson SO responded to a report of Domestic Violence on 25th Ave in Canton.  McPherson PD responded to a Verbal/Physical Disturbance on E Gordon St in McPherson.  Lindsborg EMS & PD responded to a report of Traumatic Injury/Possibly Dangerous Body Area on N Kansas Ave in Lindsborg.  McPherson PD responded to a report

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Reward offered in murder of Independence man

MONTGOMERY COUNTY–  The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Independence Police Department announced today that a Governor’s reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder of 37-year-old Detreck Foster of Independence, Kan. Governor Laura Kelly recently signed an executive order offering the $5,000 reward. Detreck Foster was reported missing on May 12. He was last seen around April 12 in Independence. KBI agents and detectives from the Independence Police Department are conducting the case as a homicide based upon findings during the investigation into Foster’s disappearance. Foster

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33 Active Cases in Latest MCHD Coronavirus Update

McPherson County Health Department reports 231 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 three current hospitalizations and one death.  Positive case #224 is a symptomatic male in his 40s with possible travel exposure.  Positive case #225 is a symptomatic female in her 40s with possible travel exposure and family exposure (family of 224).  Positive case #226 is a symptomatic female in her 60s with possible travel exposure.  Positive case #227 is a symptomatic male in his 30s with known

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McPherson County 911

8/8/20 McPherson PD responded to a Warrant/A&D on W Woodside St in McPherson.  McPherson PD responded to a report of a Scam on W Avenue A in McPherson.  McPherson PD responded to a report of an Attempted Theft on E Euclid St in McPherson.  McPherson SO responded to a report of Vandalism/Mischief on 7th Ave/Moccasin Rd in McPherson.  McPherson EMS & FD responded to a report of a Person with Heart Problems on Pheasant Run in McPherson.  Canton PD & McPherson PD responded to a report of Attempted Theft on W Woodside St in McPherson.  McPherson EMS, FD & PD

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