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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.
 
38%
Yes, I attend the fair in my own county.
 
35%
I sometimes attend multiple county fairs.
 
25%
I attend a fair in another county.
 
1%
Total 80
Videos
Basehor-Linwood edges Maranatha in overtime
August 28, 2015
Basehor-Linwood and Maranatha Christian Academy battled back and forth all night, but it was the Bobcats that ultimately came away with a 1-0 overtime victory over the visiting Eagles on Friday in the season opener for both teams.
Kansas plans state’s first public summit on drones
August 27, 2015
Kansas officials are planning a public summit on drones this fall.
Kansas governor schedules town hall meeting on Guantanamo
August 27, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback plans to hold a town hall meeting next week to discuss concerns about the potential transfer of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth.
Slide in Kansas oil industry continues to stress producers
August 27, 2015
The Kansas oil industry continues to face pressure because of falling prices, which are approaching producers’ costs for pumping the oil out of wells, industry experts said.
Kansas judge allows suit over citizenship rule to continue
August 27, 2015
A Kansas judge is allowing two voters to continue pursuing a lawsuit challenging how Secretary of State Kris Kobach is enforcing a proof-of-citizenship requirement for registering to vote.
Kansas Wesleyan, seminary announce joint ministry program
August 26, 2015
Kansas Wesleyan University and the Saint Paul School of Theology are planning a degree program that will reduce the number of years students will need to earn a divinity degree.
KCC workers opt to leave civil service for pay raises
August 26, 2015
The Kansas Corporation Commission says most of the agency’s classified workers have chosen to leave the state’s civil service system in exchange for taking a pay raise.
Bonner schools’ request for additional funding denied; Basehor-Linwood receives half of funding requested
August 26, 2015
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 Monday learned it will receive a little more than half of the extraordinary need funding it requested from the state, but Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 won’t receive any additional funding.
Old Mid-Continent Airport terminal auction yields $83,000
August 26, 2015
An auction of items from the old Mid-Continent Airport terminal has brought in about $83,000 for the Wichita Airport Authority.
Thrills and chills: Organizers expecting bigger, busier Tiblow Days
Concert main act, zip line likely to draw crowds
August 26, 2015
Festival attendees are used to spinning through the air on the Tiblow Days carnival rides at Second and Elm, but this year, they can also zip through the air in Centennial Park.
Kansas ACT scores above national average but change little
August 26, 2015
Kansas high school students taking the ACT college entrance exam are scoring better than average than their peers nationally and a higher percentage appear ready for college courses.
Perky’s Cafe joins downtown Bonner eateries
August 26, 2015
Tracy Smith has a unique way of describing his new restaurant, Perky’s Café.
Community lauds Basehor PRIDE leader
August 26, 2015
When incoming Basehor PRIDE President Lew Lewis took the reins of the local group in January of this year, he knew he had big shoes to fill.
Court backs Wichita State University in lawsuit over test
August 25, 2015
A federal appeals court has sided with Wichita State University in a lawsuit brought by a student with attention deficit disorder over a failed test.
Wichita teachers challenged to teach refugee children
August 25, 2015
Marcela Richardson underlined the suffix “teen” on her smartboard at Washington Elementary School. She was trying to show her class how to make the numbers 14 through 19 out of the numbers 4 through 9 on Monday morning.
Remember When for Aug. 27, 2015
August 25, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Reflecting on nearly five decades of Tiblow Days
August 25, 2015
This is a big weekend in Bonner Springs with the annual Tiblow Days celebration. The event draws major crowds to downtown Bonner Springs and features a variety of fun activities for all ages.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs YMCA’s Heather Imhoff
August 25, 2015
“It’s very rewarding when you can see that final spark turn and you know that you’re not only teaching them to swim, but you’re teaching them to save their life,” she said.
Kansas project to focus on lesser known historical figures
August 25, 2015
Several groups are planning a statewide project that will combine history and art to spotlight lesser known but greatly influential figures and events from Kansas’ past.
Garden City woman pleads not guilty in marijuana case
August 24, 2015
A western Kansas woman has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from accusations that arose after 11-year-old son said in school that his mother smokes marijuana “a lot.”

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