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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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Tonganoxie High soccer outlasts Piper, falls to Mill Valley
September 23, 2015
Seconds after the whistle blew signaling a 3-1 victory for the Tonganoxie High soccer team against Piper High, lightning could be seen in the distance. Had the Chieftains not turned it on early in the second half, the two could have waited to finish the game or find a different day to resume play if it had gone to extra time.
Hyped up at homecoming
September 23, 2015
Tonganoxie High School still had candidates in a convertible as part of homecoming festivities Friday. Candidates Dalton Trimble and Megan Zerrer rolled onto the THS gymnasium floor in a battery-operated miniature Cadillac convertible. With potential inclement weather on the way Friday, school officials postponed the downtown homecoming parade until Monday.
McLouth FFA mud volleyball Saturday
September 23, 2015
The McLouth FFA Chapter will have a mud volleyball tournament Saturday at the McLouth Threshing Bee Grounds. For more information about the event, contact the high school at 913-796-6122. Now just known as FFA, the national organization formerly was known by it sfull name, Future Farmers of America.
Tonganoxie High debate squad takes second place at St. James Academy
September 23, 2015
The THS Debate Squad started the 2015-16 season with a second-place overall finish Saturday at St. James Academy in Lenexa. The event hosted eight schools from northeast Kansas. In the open division, seniors Spencer Finkbiner and Dawson Jones finished in third place with a 4-1 record. Seniors Emma DeMaranville and Josh Lingo also finished 4-1 and placed fourth. Other debaters in the open division included sophomores Ethan Sandburg, Sierra Staatz, Dylan Tavis and Alan Hinds.
Tonganoxie family continues to be without gas services
September 23, 2015
A Tonganoxie family continues to wait for results from state officials on gas found underneath its home. Scott Wogomon and his family, who live in the Jackson Heights subdivision, have been without gas service since Aug. 18 when Kansas Gas Service investigated a gas leak at the home. The leak was addressed, but in the process, Kansas Gas Service officials found a gas foreign to what they provide beneath the soil of the Wogomon home.
Tonganoxie Hall of Fame class recognized Friday at Myers Hotel
September 23, 2015
Ken Mark recalled when retired Tonganoxie High School science teacher Pat Wakeman would wear some very “loud” overalls to some THS track events. Those overalls definitely screamed “school spirit” with their red and white stripes. Mark mentioned the overalls during a reception Friday afternoon for the latest Tonganoxie USD 464 Education Foundation Hall of Fame inductees.
Tonganoxie Middle School cross country opens season
September 23, 2015
The Tonganoxie Warrior Cross Country Team traveled earlier this month to Shawnee Mission Park for the Lexington Trails Invitational. This meet has traditionally been a nice follow-up to the large season opener hosted by Basehor-Linwood, giving the middle school runners some competition against smaller schools. This year was no different, as several Warriors placed in the top 10 and the grade-level teams fared well also at the Sept. 10 invitational.
Tonganoxie mural provides new attraction downtown
September 23, 2015
A mural in the downtown Tonganoxie pocket park drew many passersby last week. Kelly Poling, a muralist from Chillicothe, Mo., painted the mural much of last week on the west side of the Dr. Phil Stevens medical office. The mural, which Poling started Sept. 15, shows “books” with various titles depicting people and things that are part of Tonganoxie’s history.
Tonganoxie’s curbside recycling growing
Drop-off site still popular with residents
September 23, 2015
Tonganoxie will be completing its first year of curbside recycling later this fall. The city approved opt-in recycling about a year ago and services through Honey Creek Disposal started last November. Randy Sheldon with Honey Creek said about 250 Tonganoxie households utilize the service, which costs $4 monthly. That’s charge is on top of the base trash service fee for Tonganoxie residents, as the company is the city’s trash service provider.
Kansas-Johnson County College offer degree program
September 22, 2015
Kansas University and Johnson County Community College are offering a degree program that will allow students to take classes simultaneously at both institutions.
Brownback intervenes in auction of illegal deer heads
September 22, 2015
A 14-point whitetail deer head was removed from a state auction of illegally hunted trophy deer heads at the request of Gov. Sam Brownback’s office because of a continuing dispute over its ownership.
Shawnee Mission intervention in school funding case rejected
September 22, 2015
The Kansas Supreme Court will not allow the Shawnee Mission School District to intervene in a lawsuit over school funding.
Fall enrollment down by 554 students at Kansas State
September 21, 2015
Fall enrollment for Kansas State University is down for the first time since 2006.
Kansas State Fair wraps up its annual run in Hutchinson
September 21, 2015
The Kansas State Fair has wrapped up its annual 10-day run in Hutchinson.
Land Institute president steps down, but work continues
September 20, 2015
The president of the Land Institute plans to step down from institution he founded 40 years ago, but the work continues on his vision to advance farming practices that work in partnership with nature.
Tonganoxie soccer drops Piper, improves to 7-1
September 20, 2015
Seconds after the whistle blew signaling a 3-1 victory for the Tonganoxie High soccer team against Piper High, lightning could be seen in the distance.
B-29 Superfortress engines started for first time since 1956
September 20, 2015
A 15-year effort to restore and fly a B-29 Superfortress got a boost when all four of its engines started for the first time since 1956.
Kansas City Connection: The ultimate Mexican feast
September 20, 2015
For anyone who hasn’t yet explored the Mexican restaurants of Kansas City, I’ve assembled what I call the ultimate piecemeal Mexican feast — taking one or two items from different establishments.
Lansing spoils Tonganoxie homecoming game with big second half
September 20, 2015
With the first quarter winding down Friday at Beatty Field, Tonganoxie elected to go for the touchdown on fourth-and-goal from the two-yard line. Junior running back Jordan Brown was stuffed and the Chieftains turned the ball over on downs. It would be a long time before the Chieftains put together another quality drive in a 35-6 loss to the Lansing Lions. The loss dropped THS to 2-1 on the season. The Chieftains struggled offensively with just 186 total yards, while the Lions had an impressive 398 yards of total offense.
Tonganoxie homecoming parade postponed due to bad weather
September 18, 2015
The Tonganoxie High School homecoming parade has been postponed due to inclement weather.