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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.
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Second downtown mural coming to life this week
Artist returning to create another ode to Tonganoxie
November 3, 2015
A second mural in Tonganoxie will be changing the downtown landscape a bit more. Kelly Poling, a muralist from Chillicothe, Mo., painted a mural featuring books and an image of the late Dr. Phil Stevens in September on the west side of the Stevens physician’s office building. That mural creates part of a border in the downtown pocket park.
Tonganoxie soccer drops heartbreaker in regionals
November 3, 2015
It was a great start for the Tonganoxie High soccer team in its Class 4-1A regional playoff game Oct. 27 at Chieftain Park. THS, the No. 5 seed in the northeast regional, led No. 8 Kansas City Christian, 2-0, in the first half.
Chieftain runners take 11th on girls side at state
Phillips places 48th in boys race for THS
November 3, 2015
The Tonganoxie High girls cross country team placed 11th in its second trip to the Class 4A state meet Saturday in Wamego. The Chieftains had 229 points. Baldwin won the meet with 45 points. Andover Central placed second (66) and Wichita-Trinity third (102).
Basehor-Linwood ends THS football season
Chieftains finish year 3-6 after loss to archrival
November 3, 2015
In a game played in wet and muddy conditions, fumbles plagued the Tonganoxie Chieftains in a 27-8 loss in their season finale to the Basehor-Linwood Bobcats. The Chieftains lost five fumbles and threw one interception, which led to all of the Bobcats’ 27 points. “It was a muddy night, so we knew it was going to be a grind-it-out game,” head coach Al Troyer said. “You’re going to turn the ball over.”
Fierce fans in Salina
Support helps THS take 4th at state volleyball
November 3, 2015
Tonganoxie High advanced to Day 2 of the Class 4A Division I state volleyball tournament, thanks in large part to a rally for the ages. No. 4 THS had won its first set against No. 5 Andale, 25-17, but was down 16-1 against the Indians in the second set. “That was a pretty good little chunk of change right there,” said THS coach Tiffany Parker. A 15-point deficit certainly is, but from there on out, the Chieftains were money.
Tonganoxie police calls, Oct. 15-22, 2015
November 3, 2015
Tonganoxie police calls for Oct. 15-22, 2015
Kansas Supreme Court adopts new child support guidelines
November 3, 2015
Child support payments for separated or divorced parents in Kansas are expected to increase up to 3.5 percent next year under new guidelines adopted by the state Supreme Court.
Kansas tax collections $11M short of expectations in October
November 3, 2015
Kansas collected $11 million less in taxes than anticipated in October, making it more likely that the state will have a projected deficit in its current budget.
Tonganoxie schools closed tomorrow due to Royals championship parade
November 2, 2015
Tomorrow had become a bit of a holiday in these parts. A noon parade through downtown Kansas City, Mo., will celebrate the Kansas City Royals’ World Series championship. The event, which is expected to have many folks in the metro area heading to the downtown district tomorrow, has prompted several area school districts, including Tonganoxie, to cancel classes for tomorrow. Tonganoxie USD 464 Superintendent Lyn Rantz sent out a release Monday confirming that Tuesday’s classes had been canceled so that the community could join in the celebration.
Mott would be Kansas’ first transgender House member
November 2, 2015
If she’s selected by a group of Topeka Democrats to replace a retiring member of the state House of Representatives, Stephanie Mott would be the first transgender member of the Kansas Legislature.
Survey gives yet another sign of Midwest economic slowdown
November 2, 2015
Figures have plunged in a third straight monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, providing more evidence of a slowdown in the region’s economy.
Lawmakers to again consider policy on police body cameras
November 2, 2015
Kansas lawmakers will again take up the question of whether to require all law enforcement officers to wear body cameras after a similar proposal failed to gain traction last session.
Public hearing airs disagreements about Wichita State chapel
November 1, 2015
A committee overseeing the Wichita State University chapel might consider more changes after previous renovations drew criticism that the alterations were made to accommodate Muslims over Christians, a university official said.
Falcon that went missing in Hutchinson returned to owner
November 1, 2015
An Illinois man who lost his prized white falcon in Hutchinson, Kansas, has been reunited with the bird.
Trends suggest Kansas headed for more budget difficulties
November 1, 2015
A multimillion-dollar budget deficit is all but certain to emerge in Kansas with new, more pessimistic revenue projections expected in the coming week.
Kansas City Connection: Newer venues to get your KC music fix
November 1, 2015
After 10 years of daily concerts, drinks and a menu filled with clever musical references, Kansas City’s recordBar will relocate from the Westport Landing strip mall when its lease is up at the end of the year.
Tonganoxie volleyball: Surviving in Salina
October 30, 2015
Tonganoxie High still is alive for a state volleyball championship, thanks in large part to a rally for the ages. No. 4 THS had won its first set against No. 5 Andale, 25-17, but was down 16-1 against the Indians. “That was a pretty good little chunk of change right there,” said THS coach Tiffany Parker. A 15-point deficit certainly is, but from there on out, the Chieftains were money.
Kansas agency spokeswoman’s Facebook posting draws criticism
October 29, 2015
The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services’ spokeswoman faced criticism Wednesday over a Facebook posting referring to “slow learners” in attacking a proposal for a special course for college students struggling with state voter registration requirement.
Tonganoxie police asking for help in finding missing resident
October 29, 2015
Tonganoxie police are asking for the public’s assistance in a missing-person case. Law enforcement officials are trying to find Loretta J. Jewell, 57, a Tonganoxie resident who has been missing nearly two weeks.
Kansas to get $1.3 million for ethanol pumps for motorists
October 29, 2015
The U.S. Agriculture Department has awarded Kansas $1.3 million in matching funds for a program to increase the availability of ethanol blended fuels for motorists.