Hutchinson’s trail system could be adding an iconic piece of the city to its paths – the century-old Kansas State Fair.
The Kansas State Fair is losing its cartoon-character branding – embracing a theme that fair officials hope will epitomize what the fair offers.
With utility fees augmenting and the condition of an aging indoor arena worsening, the Kansas State Fair manager will ask lawmakers for more than $6.1 million to cover the costs.
Despite rainy weather that dampened several days of the 10-day Kansas State Fair, gate attendance reached 359,808 for 2016, Susan Sankey, general manager reported Friday.
For many, food is one of the main draws at the Kansas State Fair, not just for visitors eager to sample the newest deep-fried delicacy but also for exhibitors hoping for a shot at culinary stardom through the many cooking and baking contests.
When Buck Trout stopped outside the Kansas State Fair administration building Saturday afternoon, he was swarmed by so many curious children he could hardly give an interview.
One morning when I tried to back out the John Deere Gator to head off on an “A La Cart assignment,” it was blocked in by a neighboring exhibitor of Prairieland Partners who sponsored the cart.
At Saturday's Kansas State Fair board meeting, Susan Sankey said attendance Friday, while slower from rain, was still on pace with last year's numbers.