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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
Face to Face: Basehor pastor Amy Lippoldt
August 12, 2015
Rev. Amy Lippoldt, new pastor at Basehor United Methodist Church, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face.
Bonner groomer uses pet CPR to save dog
August 12, 2015
Shelly Dunn was amazed Tuesday when she was reunited with Duke, a 16-year-old beagle mix she grooms.
Topeka bookkeeper accused of stealing more than $100K
August 11, 2015
60-year-old former bookkeeper faces charges accusing her of stealing more than $100,000 from a Topeka company.
Basehor-based Rodeo Mexican Restaurant focuses on service, fresh food
August 11, 2015
Carlos Garcia and Maria Guerrero haven’t been in the Kansas City area for long, but thanks to customers at their Basehor restaurant, they are starting to feel at home.
Report: Fall farm crops mostly faring well in Kansas
August 11, 2015
The latest government snapshot shows most major farm crops in Kansas are faring well this season.
Remember When for Aug. 13, 2015
August 11, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
ADA legislation improved life for those with physical challenges
August 11, 2015
Twenty-five years ago I really didn’t give much thought to a newly passed law named the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed by President George H.W. Bush.
Kansas regulators to have hearings on Westar rate agreement
August 11, 2015
Kansas utility regulators plan hearings later this month on a proposed agreement to allow the state’s largest electric company to raise its annual rates by $78 million.
Ex-candidate Wolf confronts Kansas Sen. Moran at town hall
August 10, 2015
Dr. Milton Wolf, a tea party-backed former Senate candidate, confronted U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran at a town hall meeting Monday over the Kansas medical board’s past investigation of Wolf’s license but declined to say whether he’s planning to challenge the incumbent in the Republican primary next year.
Catholic foundation raises $500K for students
August 10, 2015
A Kansas foundation has raised more than a half a million dollars under a new program that seeks to pay for low income children in northeast Kansas to attend private schools.
Kansas City Connection: a place for good jazz, eats; Starlight lets it go
August 10, 2015
Since the days of Charlie Parker and Count Basie, Kansas City has enjoyed a reputation as a jazz town. But these days one of the most reliable venues to see different jazz bands every night isn’t a nightclub — it’s the restaurant and lounge of a swank hotel on the Country Club Plaza.
Audit: Replacing school nurses with aides saves money
August 9, 2015
A recent audit showed that an eastern Kansas school district could save money by employing health aides instead of nurses, but the district’s recent superintendent said nurses are worth the extra money because of the services they can provide.
Kansas officials riled by EPA’s changes to power plant rule
August 9, 2015
Even though many Republicans were critical of the federal government’s efforts to cut carbon emissions from power plants, the GOP-dominated Kansas Legislature enacted a law spelling out how the state would comply.
Edwardsville auto dealership changes names
August 7, 2015
Homestead Motors, 11401 Kaw Drive, is now Midwest Auto Direct.
LCHS shelter permit approved
August 7, 2015
The Leavenworth County Humane Society is moving forward with plans to build and operate a “no kill” pet animal shelter open to all Leavenworth County residents.
Bonner Springs Aquatic Center announces ‘Doogie Poolooza’
August 7, 2015
The Bonner Springs Aquatic Park will have a Doggie Poolooza Aug. 20 the pool, 1200 S. 134th St., allowing dogs to go for a swim in the pool.
Assisted living center at Topeka’s VA campus to open in fall
August 6, 2015
The Veterans Administration plans to open an assisted living center on its Topeka campus for veterans with mild dementia.
Kansas cattle inventory on the upswing after drought years
August 6, 2015
After several years of drought, the number of cattle on Kansas feedlots has been increasing, according to federal data.
Dad of batboy, 9, who died, supports batboy tradition
August 6, 2015
The father of a 9-year-old batboy who died after being accidentally struck by a follow-through swing in Wichita says the batboy tradition should continue.
9-year-old batboy honored at team’s 1st game since his death
August 5, 2015
A 9-year-old batboy who died after being accidentally struck by a follow-through swing in Wichita has been honored at the baseball team’s first game since his death.