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TOPEKA – McPherson Mayor Tom Brown was named the 2018 recipient of the E.A. Mosher Excellence in Local Government Award at the League of Kansas Municipalities Annual Conference last week in Topeka. The award is the League’s preeminent award presented to an elected city official who has...

During the month of October, many McPherson County manufacturing companies are hosting tours and/or open house events for the public. The schedule is as follows: Oct. 4 8:30 AM – The Bradbury Co., Inc. (Moundridge) Oct. 5 8:00 AM-3:00 PM – Battenfeld-Cincinnati (McPherson) 8:00 AM-3:00 PM – Viega (McPherson) 8:30 AM-2:30 PM...

During the next 30-45 days, the McPherson Pfizer plant aims to add 350 people to the workforce. Positions include engineering roles, production operators, quality assurance, skilled trade, and scientific positions. In an interview with KSN, McPherson Mayor Tom Brown highlighted the positive impact this will have on...

Join us for the first-ever McPherson County Manufest! This event is a career showcase, where McPherson County high school juniors and seniors can meet and mingle with local industry leaders in technical fields. Event Details: Date: Oct. 3, 6-8pm Location: Kansas Municipal Utilities – 2090 E. Avenue A,...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5th, 2018 Contacts: Tim Maier, BPU General Manager, 620-245-2515 Mark Wurm, BPU Assistant General Manager McPherson, Ks – Management at the McPherson Board of Public Utilities announced today that they have signed an agreement with their partners at Westar Energy to purchase 50MW of renewable Kansas wind...

Learn more about housing incentives for new residents of the City of McPherson here. Other McPherson County communities with housing incentives: Inman – Learn More Marquette – Learn More Moundridge – Learn More...

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7 11201 Renner Blvd., Lenexa, Kansas 66219 Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Nine Tribal Nations Johns Manville’s McPherson, Kan., Facility Receives EPA Region 7 Pollution Prevention Award Contact Information: David Bryan, 913-551-7433, bryan.david@epa.gov Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lenexa, Kan., April 11, 2018) – Johns Manville’s McPherson,...

Viega, LLC Received two awards recently! Export Achievement Award- On May 10th, 2018 at the World Trade Council Meeting in Wichita, Kansas Viega was presented with the annual Export Achievement Award. The international Business Excellence Awards are presented annually by the World Trade Council of Wichita, Inc....

By Cheyenne Derksen Schroeder / McPherson Sentinel A major expansion on the north side of town is set to bring 100 jobs to McPherson. Viega LLC is breaking ground for a new manufacturing facility and also plans on bringing a master distribution facility to McPherson. The new facility...

The McPherson County Board of Commissioners gave the approval for a tax exemption Archrock Services LP, for economic development purposes.  Among those making the presentation regarding the request were Keith Birkhead, President of MIDC (McPherson Industrial Development Commission) and Mitch Opat, General Manager for Archrock. Archrock...