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For whom do you plan to vote in the November election in the Kansas House's 42nd District race?

Response Percent
Austin Harris, D-Tonganoxie
 
61%
Connie O’Brien, R-Tonganoxie
 
38%
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Tonganoxie’s Sunflower Auto Plaza closes doors, but owner’s tire shop continues to thrive
Owner cites hectic schedule, travel for decision to close business, plans to sell on smaller scale
06:03 p.m., December 1, 2014 Updated 06:03 p.m.
Business bustled at Sunflower Auto Plaza the past two years. Kelly Smith refurbished the former Casey’s General Store at the northwest corner of U.S. Highway 24-40 and Kansas Highway 16, opening the doors to the new business July 1, 2012. The business experienced plenty of success. The 17-vehicle lot, which had two sales representatives and a finance manager, was averaging about 23 cars sold each month. In the first month of business, Sunflower Auto Plaza sold 46 vehicles.
Kansas House members picking leaders for 2015-16
December 1, 2014
Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick faces a challenge from a fellow Republican for the chamber’s top leadership position for another two years. And House Democrats are naming a new leader.
Union cites work violations at Topeka state prison
December 1, 2014
State and union officials acknowledge that understaffing and turnover have caused violations of the contract covering employees at the Topeka Correctional Facility for women and other state prisons.
Report: Midwest economic index dips again
December 1, 2014
A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has dipped again.
Alaska students to join effort to test Kansas test
November 30, 2014
Kansas students will try again to overload the state’s online platform for mathematics and reading tests, this time with the help of schools in Alaska.
Kansas ranchers warned of possible rustling surge
November 30, 2014
A Kansas livestock expert is urging farmers and ranchers to take precautions against rustlers as historically high cattle prices make the animals a prime target for thieves.
Kansas City Connection: Art, shopping and shows
November 30, 2014
Now that it’s almost December, the holiday events are in full swing, though there’s still plenty of non-Christmas-related events to check out in Kansas City as well.
Fair competition convention focus at Farmers Union
November 30, 2014
The director of the U.S. Agriculture Department agency that oversees fair and competitive trading is headlining this year’s annual meeting of the Kansas Farmers Union in Manhattan.
Multisport Athletes: For the love of the game
November 28, 2014
When an athlete is making the transition from eighth to ninth grade, he or she usually has to make a choice on which sport to specialize in.
Couple sues owner of plane that crashed into home
November 26, 2014
A Chicago couple is suing the Kansas-based owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home.
Chicken, bacon, turkey drizzled in chocolate
Tonganoxie second-graders write about how they would prepare a turkey
November 26, 2014
Editor’s note: Students in Kendra Schobert’s second-grade class at Tonganoxie Elementary School recently wrote recipes for how they would prepare a turkey. Here’s a look at some of those interesting recipes:
Higher prices, plentiful feed buoy US ranchers
November 26, 2014
Hay is plentiful and readily for sale again out in cattle country as another winter looms. Herds are contently munching on crop residue left over after the bountiful fall harvest, and ranchers marketing their calves are bringing home record prices for their animals.
Nutter: Tonganoxie, it’s been a great ride
November 26, 2014
In December 2011, I drove into a small town I’d never heard of in northeast Kansas for my first day of work. In a few days, I’ll leave that same town, which I have truly come to love and call my home.
Lavieri: A proposal to KSHSAA
November 26, 2014
The way the postseason works in Kansas is a little confusing, and that is why I am offering my suggestions and recommendations to the Kansas High School Activities Association pro bono.
Overland Park took brunt of Sprint’s fall layoffs
November 26, 2014
More than half of the fall layoffs at Sprint Corp. occurred at the Overland Park headquarters.
Harvest of sorghum, soybeans wraps up in Kansas
November 25, 2014
The latest government farm snapshot shows the fall harvest is wrapping up in Kansas.
Man sentenced for heroin ring that led to death
November 25, 2014
A Kansas City man was sentenced to 30 years in prison without parole for participating in a drug trafficking ring that led to a man’s death.
4 directors to leave Kansas Insurance Department
November 25, 2014
Four directors will retire from the Kansas Insurance Department on Dec. 5.
Letter to the editor: Ban Yik Yak app
November 25, 2014
Yik Yak has hit the community of Tonganoxie and its arrival has already left giant scars on those who have become its victims.
Kansas City man sentenced in water threat hoax
November 25, 2014
A 70-year-old man who threatened to contaminate water supplies in Kansas and Missouri has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.