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County fair time is approaching. Do you attend the fair?

Response Percent
Yes, I attend the fair in my own county.
 
38%
No, I don’t go to the fair annually/ have never attended the fair.
 
35%
I sometimes attend multiple county fairs.
 
23%
I attend a fair in another county.
 
1%
Total 67
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Videos
Basehor, Bonner area deals with aftermath of Monday’s storm
July 7, 2015
While no tornadoes touched down in the Basehor and Bonner Springs areas during Monday evening’s severe thunderstorms, the storms left their mark on the area in other ways.
Mitchell appointed to Kansas’ 18th Judicial District
July 7, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback has appointed a Wichita lawyer to serve as a district judge for Kansas’ 18th District Court.
Shooting at Overland Park duplex kills woman, wounds girl
July 7, 2015
A woman was killed and a girl was wounded after someone fired several shots into an Overland Park duplex on the same block where two young men were fatally shot last week.
Kansas opens state workers’ health plan to same-sex spouses
July 7, 2015
The health insurance plan for Kansas state government workers is allowing married gay and lesbian couples to obtain coverage for their spouses.
Kansas allows driver’s license changes for same-sex spouses
July 7, 2015
Kansas is allowing married gay and lesbian residents to change their last names on their driver’s licenses.
Disaster, damage numbers rise in Kansas
July 6, 2015
Federal disaster declarations and damage costs are on the rise in Kansas, although it’s unclear whether more severe weather is the reason.
2 injured after car explodes on Kansas expressway
July 6, 2015
Authorities are investigating after a car explosion in Soldier Township in Topeka peeled back the roof of a car and sent two people to the hospital.
Flash flood watch issued for Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte Counties
July 6, 2015
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties from 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday evening.
Amtrak’s future in Kansas hinges on satisfying mandate
July 6, 2015
Kansas could lose its Amtrak service unless funding is found to satisfy a federal requirement to install positive train control systems along its lines by the end of the year.
Wineries, craft breweries experience growth in Kansas
July 5, 2015
The thirst for Kansas-produced alcoholic beverages is growing, with wineries multiplying and the state’s largest craft beer brewer moving into a larger facility.
Farmers eager for drones, but most can’t legally fly them
July 5, 2015
Mike Geske wants a drone. Watching a flying demonstration on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the Missouri farmer envisions using an unmanned aerial vehicle to monitor the irrigation pipes on his farm — a job he now pays three men to do.
Kansas City Connection: A tour of West 39th Street
July 5, 2015
This week, I’d like to take a brief tour of some of the classic, updated and new locations on one of my favorite walking/dining/shopping strips: West 39th Street.
Kansas gun dealer to pay $132K to woman for selling to felon
July 2, 2015
Owners of a southeast Kansas gun shop sued for selling a weapon that a man used to kill himself and his 8-year-old son have reached a $132,000 settlement with the child’s mother, according to lawyers in the case.
Troublesome zebra mussels found in Wellington lake
July 2, 2015
Wildlife officials say troublesome zebra mussels have been found in a lake in south-central Kansas.
Kansas AG plans to appeal ruling blocking anti-abortion law
July 2, 2015
Kansas’ attorney general plans to appeal a judge’s ruling temporarily blocking the state’s first-in-the-nation ban on the most common second trimester abortion procedure.
Kansas governor signs bill clarifying new property tax law
July 2, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill clarifying that a new law aimed at reducing local property taxes doesn’t take effect until 2018.
Ag Hall’s Tractor Daze to include hall of fame inductions
July 2, 2015
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 630 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, will conduct its annual “Tractor Daze and Touch a Truck” event from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. July 11.
Northrop Grumman event aimed at Kansas aviation suppliers
July 1, 2015
Representatives from Northrop Grumman will be in Wichita this week for a supplier’s symposium aimed at the bolstering the aviation industry in Kansas.
High number of rabies cases reported in Kansas
July 1, 2015
Kansas residents are being warned to be cautious around skunks during an uptick in rabies cases.
Young Royals fan who fought cancer has died
July 1, 2015
A 7-year-old Kansas boy whose fight against cancer and love of the Kansas City Royals drew national attention has died.