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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.
 
38%
Yes, I attend the fair in my own county.
 
35%
I sometimes attend multiple county fairs.
 
25%
I attend a fair in another county.
 
1%
Total 80
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Brownback urges schools to move more money into classrooms
August 12, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback urged school districts on Tuesday to move more money into the classroom and hold down the administrative costs of running their schools.
Topeka bookkeeper accused of stealing more than $100K
August 11, 2015
60-year-old former bookkeeper faces charges accusing her of stealing more than $100,000 from a Topeka company.
Report: Fall farm crops mostly faring well in Kansas
August 11, 2015
The latest government snapshot shows most major farm crops in Kansas are faring well this season.
Kansas regulators to have hearings on Westar rate agreement
August 11, 2015
Kansas utility regulators plan hearings later this month on a proposed agreement to allow the state’s largest electric company to raise its annual rates by $78 million.
USD 464 releases instructional video for TES, TMS student dropoff and pickup procedures
August 11, 2015
The 2015-16 school year will be a whole new world for many students in Tonganoxie USD 464. In addition to students getting acclimated to the new state-of-the-art Tonganoxie Elementary School near Tonganoxie Middle School, parents and students must get acclimated to a new traffic pattern that includes vehicle flow of nine grade levels among two schools.
Tonganoxie church takes another step toward new building
About 90 attend groundbreaking ceremony
August 11, 2015
As church and city officials got ready to break ground during a ceremony last week for the new Cornerstone Family Worship along U.S. Highway 24-40, one person found a penny as he began to shovel.
Tonganoxie High earns national recognition for athletic training work
Trainer Padfield, former AD Parker praised for efforts
August 11, 2015
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins knows all too well the world of sports injuries. The Republican legislator said she’s spent some quality time in hospitals with her son, Hayden Jenkins, who has suffered multiple concussion injuries on the football field. Hayden Jenkins continues to play football at Baker University and, like any parent, Jenkins worries about her son’s safety on the playing field.
Ex-candidate Wolf confronts Kansas Sen. Moran at town hall
August 10, 2015
Dr. Milton Wolf, a tea party-backed former Senate candidate, confronted U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran at a town hall meeting Monday over the Kansas medical board’s past investigation of Wolf’s license but declined to say whether he’s planning to challenge the incumbent in the Republican primary next year.
Tonganoxie police calls, Aug. 3-10, 2015
August 10, 2015
Tonganoxie police calls for Aug. 3-10, 2015.
Catholic foundation raises $500K for students
August 10, 2015
A Kansas foundation has raised more than a half a million dollars under a new program that seeks to pay for low income children in northeast Kansas to attend private schools.
Kansas City Connection: a place for good jazz, eats; Starlight lets it go
August 10, 2015
Since the days of Charlie Parker and Count Basie, Kansas City has enjoyed a reputation as a jazz town. But these days one of the most reliable venues to see different jazz bands every night isn’t a nightclub — it’s the restaurant and lounge of a swank hotel on the Country Club Plaza.
Audit: Replacing school nurses with aides saves money
August 9, 2015
A recent audit showed that an eastern Kansas school district could save money by employing health aides instead of nurses, but the district’s recent superintendent said nurses are worth the extra money because of the services they can provide.
Kansas officials riled by EPA’s changes to power plant rule
August 9, 2015
Even though many Republicans were critical of the federal government’s efforts to cut carbon emissions from power plants, the GOP-dominated Kansas Legislature enacted a law spelling out how the state would comply.
LCHS shelter permit approved
August 7, 2015
The Leavenworth County Humane Society is moving forward with plans to build and operate a “no kill” pet animal shelter open to all Leavenworth County residents.
Tonganoxie USD 464 officials urging parents to apply online to assist in potential state aid
August 7, 2015
Tonganoxie USD 464 Superintendent Lyn Rantz has said that early enrollment shows several new students are enrolled in the district. With the state’s new block funding, the district won’t receive additional state aid for those students, as was the case with the previous state aid formula.
Assisted living center at Topeka’s VA campus to open in fall
August 6, 2015
The Veterans Administration plans to open an assisted living center on its Topeka campus for veterans with mild dementia.
Kansas cattle inventory on the upswing after drought years
August 6, 2015
After several years of drought, the number of cattle on Kansas feedlots has been increasing, according to federal data.
Dad of batboy, 9, who died, supports batboy tradition
August 6, 2015
The father of a 9-year-old batboy who died after being accidentally struck by a follow-through swing in Wichita says the batboy tradition should continue.
9-year-old batboy honored at team’s 1st game since his death
August 5, 2015
A 9-year-old batboy who died after being accidentally struck by a follow-through swing in Wichita has been honored at the baseball team’s first game since his death.
Kansas Supreme Court to hear cases in Garden City in October
August 5, 2015
The Kansas Supreme Court is taking its show on the road in October with a special evening session in southwest Kansas.