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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.
Total 80
White falcon lost in Kansas
October 29, 2015
A man attending a national falcon gathering in Kansas is searching for his white falcon that escaped.
Kansas university finds creative way to test drones outside
October 28, 2015
Researchers at Kansas State University’s Salina campus have found a unique solution to testing drones in a real-world environment while maintaining safety: They built a very big cage.
District celebrates new TES with handful of ceremonies
October 28, 2015
It was a busy morning Saturday at Tonganoxie Elementary School. Tonganoxie USD 464 had a celebration, complete with ribbon cutting, dedication of an American flag, a time capsule and other activities. The TES Chorusters sang to the crowd, while the Daughters of the American Revolution donated a crabapple tree to be planted on the new campus.
Process continues with Tonganoxie charter ordinance
October 28, 2015
The process for the city’s latest charter ordinance continues with a second legal publication today. Tonganoxie City Council approved a charter ordinance changing its form of government at the Oct. 19 regular meeting after another vote.
Township firefighters add EMS equipment
October 28, 2015
The Reno and Sherman township fire departments in Leavenworth County have implemented a new medical program in their response areas.
Kansas education’s new vision focuses on nonacademic skills
October 28, 2015
Kansas Education Commissioner Randy Watson on Tuesday unveiled a new vision for schools that would create individualized education plans for each student, placing equal focus on academic and nonacademic skills to help graduates be successful in the workforce.
Kansas behind most states in not streaming Statehouse events
October 28, 2015
Kansas is among relatively few states in which legislators don’t provide live video or audio of at least some of their meetings to the public
Tonganoxie Public Library bingo offerings providing afternoon fun
Officials look to add more programs for retired residents
October 28, 2015
Bingo has gained some popularity in its early offerings at Tonganoxie Public Library. The game is being offered from 1 to 3 p.m. the first and third Mondays of each month. October was the first month for bingo at the library. Nicole Holifield, who handles children’s programming and other duties at the library, said four people showed up for the first day of bingo. Last week, 12 people gathered for games.
Mature Living: Seniors who keep working are healthier, study says
October 28, 2015
Is retirement hazardous to your health? It’s an intriguing question in light of a new study that finds senior citizens who work are in better health than their counterparts who don’t.
Mature Living: Many parents offer their retirement savings to pay for children’s education
October 28, 2015
Parents and grandparents will do the darndest things to make their children and grandchildren happy, even if it means putting their own retirement security in jeopardy to help pay for college.
Mature Living: Government: No benefit hike for Social Security next year
October 28, 2015
Older Americans got a double dose of bad news recently: There will be no cost-of-living increase in Social Security benefits next year, and Medicare bills are set to soar for many.
Suit filed by ex-Kansas attorney general lands in Oklahoma
October 27, 2015
A federal judge in Oklahoma will handle the lawsuit filed by former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline over the indefinite suspension of his law license related to his investigation of abortion clinics.
Justice Department sues KCK Housing Authority, former worker
October 27, 2015
The Justice Department sued the Kansas City, Kansas, Housing Authority and a former hearing officer Monday over sexual harassment claims.
McLouth High football team to finish season Friday at home
October 27, 2015
The McLouth High football team almost got into the win column Friday with a home game against Atchison County. MHS dropped a close game, 24-20, as the Bulldogs suffered their second district loss.
Turnovers doom Tonganoxie football in district loss
Chieftains eliminated from postseason
October 27, 2015
For the second week in a row, Tonganoxie High put itself in position to score multiple times against a district opponent. But, just like in their district opener, the Chieftains couldn’t overcome a multitude of untimely errors.
Soccer’s senior send-off
October 27, 2015
It’s hard to script a much better final regular-season home match for this year’s Tonganoxie High boys soccer seniors. THS defeated Immaculata, 10-0, on Thursday at Chieftain Park.
Cool runnings for Tonganoxie cross country
THS girls qualify as team for second straight year; Phillips competing as individusa
October 27, 2015
The Tonganoxie High girls and boys teams will have representation at the state cross country meet this Saturday in Wamego. The girls finished third at a Class 4A regional this past Saturday in Baldwin City, good for their second straight team appearance at state. THS won its regional last year. On the boys side, Tonganoxie placed fifth as a team. Though only the top three teams advance to state. Tonganoxie senior Ethan Phillips did qualify individually for the state meet.
Another trip to Salina for THS volleyball
Team’s last appearance was 2007
October 27, 2015
In the final minutes of the Tonganoxie-Eudora substate volleyball championship Saturday in Wamego, Tonganoxie High players were reminding each other to stay calm and focused.
HHS says cost of ‘silver’ health plans to rise in Kansas
October 27, 2015
The federal government says rates will increase by 16.1 percent for Kansas residents who buy middle-of-the-road “silver” health coverage plans through its online marketplace.
Clay Center Zoo raising funds to stay open
October 26, 2015
The Clay Center Zoo is trying to raise $500,000 in order to keep the zoo open.