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

Response Percent
Yes, I attend the fair in my own county.
No, I don’t go to the fair annually/ have never attended the fair.
I sometimes attend multiple county fairs.
I attend a fair in another county.
Total 49
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Kansas City Connection: It’s showtime for theater festivals
July 12, 2015
With Kansas City theaters ranging from small, independent stages like The Living Room and the Unicorn up to large-scale operations like Starlight Theatre and the Missouri Rep, it’s safe to say Kansas City has a thriving theater scene. From July 16 to 26, however, the options expand exponentially, as the Fringe Festival KC packs venues across midtown with dramatic, comedic and musical performances of all shapes, sizes and colors.
KNEA to appeal dismissal of teacher tenure lawsuit
July 9, 2015
The main teachers union in Kansas says it will appeal the dismissal of a lawsuit against the state for ending teacher job protections.
Tests conducted on highway leading to abandoned mining town
July 9, 2015
State transportation officials are awaiting the results of testing along a five-mile stretch of U.S. 69 in southern Kansas looking for trouble spots that could lead to highway collapses.
Kansas sets up voter fraud website
July 9, 2015
The Kansas Secretary of State’s Office has set up a website and phone hotline to report suspected voter fraud.
Tonganoxie Elementary School open house is July 25
July 9, 2015
The open house for the new Tonganoxie Elementary School will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 25. A dedication ceremony will start at 10 a.m. at the new school, which is southeast of Tonganoxie Middle School off Washington Street.
Kansas joins partnership to market region to film industry
July 9, 2015
Kansas is working with neighboring states to promote and market the region to film producers looking for movie locations.
July celebration in Tonganoxie to mark National Day of American Cowboy
July 9, 2015
Tonganoxie will celebrate National Day of the American Cowboy with a parade, several country western music performances and vendors. The event starts with a parade at 10 a.m. July 25 through downtown Tonganoxie.
Cinderella’ to be staged this month at Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center
July 9, 2015
This year’s summer youth theater production will be 6 p.m. July 17 and 11 a.m. July 18 Saturday at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center on the Tonganoxie High School campus.
Kansas Chamber: Governor’s order sufficient on gay marriage
July 9, 2015
The Kansas Chamber of Commerce says legislators should not pursue a new religious objections law following an executive order from Republican Gov. Sam Brownback protecting clergy and religious groups.
Sheriff: Inmate orchestrated drug deals over jail pay phone
July 8, 2015
A central Kansas sheriff says a tip that a jail inmate was orchestrating drug deals using the facility’s pay phone system has led to the arrest of three people and seizure of more than a pound of methamphetamine.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital Summer Spray 5K comes July 18 to Tonganoxie
July 8, 2015
The Lawrence Memorial Hospital Summer Spray 5K series will take place later this month in Tonganoxie. The event will begin with registration at 6:30 a.m. July 18 at Family Medicine of Tonganoxie, 410 Woodfield Drive. The race will start at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $10 for youths 12 and younger, Adult pre-registration is $25, while adult registration is $30. Team registration (up three people) is $50. Participants can register online at by clicking on the event. Online registration must be complete 48 hours before the 5K.
Tonganoxie experiences Monday flooding
July 8, 2015
Tonganoxie experienced its share of inclement weather Monday night. As the Kansas City metro area braced for flooding and tornadoes, Tonganoxie had its share of flooding. Several streets had standing water.
USD 464 LOB authority hike fails to pass
July 8, 2015
The Tonganoxie USD 464 school board will not have an increased local-option budget authority. With about a 39 percent voter turnout, 1,235 people voted against the measure, while 1,055 voted in favor of it, a margin of 180 votes. The “no” votes had about 54 percent of the vote. The deadline for the mail-ballot election was June 30.
Kansas AG named to national group’s new agriculture panel
July 8, 2015
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has been appointed to a committee established by the national group for state attorneys general to study legal issues surrounding agriculture.
Bond increase for Kansas man charged with molestation
July 8, 2015
A Johnson County judge has increased the bond for a suburban Kansas City music teacher accused of molesting students.
Kansas allowing concealed guns in Statehouse without permit
July 8, 2015
Visitors to the Kansas Statehouse can bring concealed guns into the historic building without a state permit under a new state law.
Feds: More conspirators may be added to drug cartel case
July 7, 2015
The government is asking a court for more time to prosecute an alleged conspiracy to launder drug money for a Mexican cartel in Kansas.
Mitchell appointed to Kansas’ 18th Judicial District
July 7, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback has appointed a Wichita lawyer to serve as a district judge for Kansas’ 18th District Court.
Shooting at Overland Park duplex kills woman, wounds girl
July 7, 2015
A woman was killed and a girl was wounded after someone fired several shots into an Overland Park duplex on the same block where two young men were fatally shot last week.
Kansas opens state workers’ health plan to same-sex spouses
July 7, 2015
The health insurance plan for Kansas state government workers is allowing married gay and lesbian couples to obtain coverage for their spouses.