Mcpherson, KS


McPherson's Wondra among Governor Kelly's appointments

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly Thursday announced 13 appointments to the following state society, boards, commissions, compact, and committee. Purpose: To collect, preserve, interpret and make the state’s history accessible to Kansans. Matt Chappell, Acting Director. Board of Accountancy. Purpose: To license and regulate certified public accountants (CPAs),...

Early Morning Fire on North Severance Starts in Laundry Room

HUTCHINSON Kan. – At 03:09 am Thursday morning the Hutchinson Fire Department responded to 2301 North Severance for a structure in the Care facility. Upon arrival, fire crews found light smoke coming from the laundry room. Fire crews evacuated the residents in the North wing of the building to...

Man arrested for mom’s death near McPherson

An 18-year-old man has been arrested for the death of his mother at a home near McPherson. Canton police were called to a home Monday afternoon, where they found 52-year-old Briana Lance dead in the back yard. The KBI, McPherson County Sheriff’s Office and the McPherson Police Department joined the investigation. They were able to locate the suspect, who has been arrested for second-degree murder. Formal charges are pending.

Salvation Army still short of goal in home stretch

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Salvation Army of Reno County finds itself slightly shy of its Christmas 2022 fundraising goal, despite raising over $75,000 through kettle donations this season. Overall, the Christmas Campaign has made 91% of its total goal, with the campaign set to end Jan. 31. "Current numbers...

Conklin: Time to dedicate to improving economy

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — As Stuart Conklin prepares to join the Hutchinson City Council next month, he's glad to have time to help. "I've lived here all my life," Conklin said. "I've not done a lot of community service type endeavors, because I was really busy working and I didn't have a lot of time to dedicate to outside interests. I do now."

Stacy Goss: City has many issues to work through

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — As Stacy Goss looks at the city of Hutchinson before her installation as a council member next month, there are several issues the council may have the opportunity to address. "There is an issue with water," Goss said. "Not only our own water, but what are...

Hutchinson man in custody suspected of two robberies

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KAKE) - Hutchinson police have arrested a man who allegedly robbed a Jimmy John's and a Kwik Shop in the last two weeks. The Hutchinson Police Department said that shortly before 9 p.m. on Tuesday they responded to a reported robbery at a Jimmy John's at 900 East 30th Avenue. Employees reported that a man had entered the restaurant and demanded money from the cash register after implying that he had a weapon, though none was seen. Employees complied and gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money and he left.

Newest featured neighborhood picks name

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Residents in the seventh and newest featured neighborhood in southeast Hutchinson voted on their neighborhood name during a Jan. 24 meeting. Residents selected the name, “The Founders Neighborhood,” recognizing the neighborhood’s history and area where several early civic leaders lived in Hutchinson. The...

Input Sought on Wall Park Playground Upgrade

MCPHERSON, Kan. – Thanks to a pair of generous donations, the City of McPherson Public Lands & Facilities Department is moving forward with plans to replace playground equipment in Wall Park. Larry and Pat Bruce of McPherson along with an anonymous donor combined to pay a large portion of the funds needed to purchase the equipment now and get the project started.

McPherson Bullpups February Basketball Schedule

February 3rd: @ Wichita Collegiate, Varsity @ 7:30, JV @ 5:45, and Freshman @ 4:15. February 7th: @ MHS .V.S. Hays, Varsity @ 7:30, JV @ 5:45, and Freshman @ 4:15. February 10th: @ MHS .V.S. Winfield, Varsity @ 7:30, JV @ 5:45, and Freshman @ 4:00. February 11th: @...

McPherson College to research engineering, design, and mobility

MCPHERSON, Kan. — McPherson College will partner with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) — considered the most respected research source in the automotive industry — on a study exploring the future of transportation and mobility to create a new engineering, design, and mobility program building on its existing Automotive Restoration program. Creating a national center for the future of engineering, design, and mobility is one of the key initiatives supported by the college's $500 million double-match estate commitment.