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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
Kansas Supreme Court may review case dealing with its power
September 3, 2015
Chief Justice Lawton Nuss won’t rule out having the Kansas Supreme Court review a lawsuit that involves an attempt by the Legislature to diminish the high court’s administrative power.
Showcase of sunflowers at Grinter Farms near Tonganoxie should be in peak bloom in coming days
September 3, 2015
A local landmark that fills the countryside with a sea of yellow for a short spell each year soon should be buzzing again. Grinter Farms again has planted its crop — roughly 1 million sunflower seeds — and the radiant colors of thousands of sunflowers soon will be on display.
Basehor sophomore continues experience with Youth Symphony
September 3, 2015
As a fourth grader, Tristan McGehee saw the appeal to learning an instrument like the violin.
Feds charge Kansas priest with bank fraud over parish thefts
September 2, 2015
A Kansas priest charged Tuesday with stealing nearly $151,000 from two parishes and the Catholic Diocese of Wichita used the money to fund his gambling, federal prosecutors alleged.
Kobach criticized over plan to purge Kansas voter rolls
September 2, 2015
An American Civil Liberties Union attorney says Kansas law doesn’t give Secretary of State Kris Kobach the authority to remove thousands of names from the state’s voter registration rolls.
Face to Face: Linwood library director Mike Washburn
September 2, 2015
Mike Washburn, new director of the Linwood Community Library, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face.
Linwood teens injured in K-32 car accident
September 2, 2015
Two teens from Linwood were injured in a two-car accident on Kansas Highway 32 in Leavenworth County this morning, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
Penalty phase in Jewish site shootings trial to continue
September 2, 2015
An anti-Semite convicted of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City plans to call more witnesses to explain his actions to a jury that will decide if he should be sentenced to death.
Retired teacher humbled, honored to receive Marion Vaughn award
September 2, 2015
Judy Miksch has always had a special place in her heart for children — she says a child in need will draw her in like a magnet.
Bonner boutique combines shopping with day at the salon
September 2, 2015
Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills is known for its high-end stores, and a new salon and boutique in Bonner Springs is looking to put the “ro-dee-oh” in “ro-day-oh.”
Basehor-Linwood, Bonner Springs show promise
September 1, 2015
With a senior-laden roster and plenty of varsity experience, Basehor-Linwood volleyball coach Amy Irvin certainly had high expectations for her team when the season began. Now eight matches into the schedule, Irvin is pleased with how her girls have performed, especially on Tuesday evening when the Lady Bobcats defeated Bonner Springs, Eudora and Baldwin on their home court.
Report: Kansas crops making progress as fall harvest nears
September 1, 2015
The latest government progress report on Kansas crops shows more crops maturing as fall harvest nears.
Jury to weigh death sentence for man in Jewish site killings
September 1, 2015
Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at Jewish sites in Overland Park will begin hearing more evidence Tuesday before deciding whether to recommend a death sentence.
Remember When for Sept. 3, 2015
September 1, 2015
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Mostly forgotten detective faced notorious criminals
September 1, 2015
This is a quiz: Can you name the man who was called America’s most famous detective a century ago?
Kansas State students asked to sign sportsmanship pledge
September 1, 2015
Kansas State students will have to sign a sportsmanship pledge before they can pick up their tickets for sporting events this year.
Man dies after being hit by vehicle in Kansas City, Kansas
September 1, 2015
Kansas City, Kan., police are searching for a vehicle that fled the scene after a pedestrian was fatally injured.
Insurance Department studying continuing education programs
August 31, 2015
The Kansas Insurance Department is considering whether insurance agents need more training.
Tax amnesty for Kansans begins on Tuesday
August 31, 2015
Kansans who owe back taxes to the state should consider paying them in the next few weeks.
Police: Human remains found near Kansas River
August 31, 2015
Police are investigating after skeletal remains were found near the Kansas River in Kansas City, Kan.

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