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County fair time is approaching. Do you attend the fair?

Response Percent
No, I don’t go to the fair annually/ have never attended the fair.
Yes, I attend the fair in my own county.
I sometimes attend multiple county fairs.
I attend a fair in another county.
Total 80
Stars to shine this week at McLouth High School homecoming
Movies provide this year’s theme leading up to Friday
October 7, 2015
McLouth High School is going Hollywood for this year’s homecoming festivities. This year’s theme is Stars of McLouth. Spirit dress-up days have a movie them, as students dressed up as superhero movie characters for Marvel Monday and horror movie characters on Terror Tuesday. Today is Wacky Wednesday, with students dressing up as animated movie characters.
Kansas set to outsource vehicle dealer title services
October 6, 2015
Kansas is set to outsource vehicle title work for automobile dealers next year to save about $200,000.
The volleyball team starts another winning streak
Chieftains have won 10 of last 11 matches
October 6, 2015
The Tonganoxie High volleyball team had a hiccup in its recent winning streak, but got back in the win column Thursday. Tonganoxie lost Sept. 29 to Lansing in three sets, 25-14, 25-11, 25-23, but bounced back against Sumner Academy and Spring Hill on Thursday. The Chieftains won, 25-10, 25-17, against Sumner and then needed three sets to defeat Spring Hill, 22-25, 25-23, 25-18. The victories moved the Chieftains to 17-7 on the season.
Evidence of bedbugs found at Topeka library
October 6, 2015
A pesticide company has found evidence of bedbugs at a Topeka library.
McLouth gets regional, substate assignments
MHS football falls to Oskaloosa
October 6, 2015
McLouth cross country and volleyball will be heading west for Class 2A regional and substate play. The boys and girls cross country teams will travel a considerable way for the Republic County regional Oct. 24 in Belleville. Bennington, Valley Heights, Canton-Galva, Herington, Hillsboro, Horton, Jackson Heights, McLouth, Troy, Valley Falls, Wabaunsee, Jefferson County North and Washington County will join McLouth and Republic County at the meet. The boys race is set to start at 11:30 a.m. and the girls race at 12:40 p.m. at the Belleville Country Club.
Kansas cropland values down this year amid low grain prices
October 6, 2015
Low grain prices are driving down Kansas cropland values this year, while high prices for cattle are pushing up the value of pastures.
Kansas GOP leader demands Davis exit from voter rules suit
October 6, 2015
The Kansas Republican Party’s chairman is demanding that Democrats’ last nominee for governor withdraw as an attorney from a federal lawsuit challenging voter registration policies.
Face to Face: Tonganoxie USD 464 human resources clerk Meagan Vestal
October 6, 2015
This week’s Face to Face features Tonganoxie USD 464 human resources clerk Meagan Vestal.
Goddard high school wins ecology award
October 5, 2015
A south-central Kansas school has been honored for its efforts to help the environment.
Legal fight focuses on western Kansas millionaire’s estate
October 5, 2015
A legal fight is brewing over the $20.6 million estate of a western Kansas man whose will was changed shortly before his January 2013 death.
Kansas to receive $5.6 million federal workforce grant
October 5, 2015
Kansas is getting nearly $5.6 million from the federal government to help people who are having trouble finding jobs get into work or training.
Tough voter citizenship rules pull Kansas into multiple lawsuits
October 4, 2015
Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s successful push to require new Kansas voters to document their U.S. citizenship has spawned three lawsuits, including one he pursued against a federal agency in trying to enforce the policy.
Wichita attorney elected Kansas Democratic Party chairman
October 4, 2015
A Wichita attorney is the new Kansas Democratic Party chairman after delegates from across the state elected him on a unanimous vote.
Kansas City Connection: Getting pumped for postseason baseball
October 4, 2015
Happy October, dear readers. I hope everyone is maintaining a nice pumpkin spice latte buzz and getting ready for another exciting season of playoff baseball. I know I am.
Tonganoxie High to stage ‘Twelve Angry Jurors’ for final night tonight
October 3, 2015
Tonganoxie High School is staging “Twelve Angry Jurors” for a final time tonight. The play first was staged Friday at THS and again will be staged at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center. Cast members are Nathan Bothwell, Jacob Brents, Emma DeMaranville, Cameron Folsom, Josh Lingo, Philip Rutherford, Braden Shryock, Ian Slater, Allison Williams, Natalie Wolf and Hunter York.
Tonganoxie football blanks Bishop Ward, 42-0
October 3, 2015
After two consecutive losses, the Tonganoxie High Chieftains looked like the team that started 2-0 in their 42-0 win against the Bishop Ward Cyclones. The victory improved the team to 3-2 on the season.
Leaders of the pack for Tonganoxie cross country
October 1, 2015
Tonganoxie defended its turf well last week at its home invitational. The THS girls team placed first overall and the boys squad second. Each team also had the top individual finisher. Tonganoxie finished with 23 points in the girls race, with Manhattan placing second with 48 and Wamego third with 53. Bishop Seabury placed fourth with 105 points. Pleasant Ridge, Bishop Ward, Wyandotte and JC Harmon also had runners compete in the race.
KSHSAA rolls out new classifications for schools
Tonganoxie stays in 4A for all sports; McLouth football to join rest of MHS sports in 2A next year
October 1, 2015
Tonganoxie will continue to remain where it is for high school classification, according to results the Kansas High School Activities Association recently released. McLouth, meanwhile, will move down a class for football.
Bonner haunted house opens this weekend
October 1, 2015
The 3rd Street Asylum haunted house is set to open this weekend for the 2015 season, increasing evening traffic in the downtown area this month.
Tonganoxie citywide garage sales, Leavenworth County cleanup events Saturday
October 1, 2015
Bargain hunters should have plenty of opportunities to find deals this weekend. Tonganoxie will have its citywide garage sales this Saturday. Residents are encouraged to have their sales throughout the community on Saturday, though some have been known to get started on Fridays each year.