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  •  Jesse Frampton, 16, of Winnebago rinses Liberty, a 3-year-old Angus cow after checking in at the Kane County Fair. The fair opens Wednesday and runs through Sunday.

    Tigers, bull riding and pig races? Must be the Kane County Fair Jul 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    When Larry Breon of Batavia was growing up, he went to the Kane County Fair to show off his family’s cattle as part of the 4-H exhibition. “It was something you looked forward to all summer,” he said. “We weren’t in town a lot, so this was our big chance for getting around other kids.”

     
  •  The original Campton Township Town Hall was built in 1874 and is on the Kane County and National Register of Historic Places. It was renovated through a riverboat grant in 2011 and will be used for educational purposes. An open house will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 4N498 Town Hall Road, Campton Township.

    Historic Campton town hall open house planned for Saturday Jun 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    Campton Township officials will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the township's original town hall, 4N498 Town Hall Road, Campton Hills. The open house is the first since the township landed a $60,000 grant to repair the foundation and use the building, which was erected in 1874, for educational purposes.

     
  •  Helen Bauer of Campton Hills demonstrates candle making during a previous 1840s Day at Garfield Farm Museum in La Fox. This year’s event is set for noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 16.

    Lend a hand with farm chores at Garfield Farm’s 1840s Day Jun 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    On Sunday, June 16, from noon to 4 p.m., visitors can discover what life was like over 160 years ago during Garfield Farm Museum’s 1840s Day. The event offers children and adults the opportunity to learn about their rural heritage through guided tours and period demonstrations.

     
  •  Volunteer Chuck Bauer brushes Doc and Duke, two Milking Devon oxen, at the 26th Annual Rare Breeds Livestock and Poultry Show and Sale at Garfield Farm Museum in Campton Hills. This year’s show is set for Sunday, May 19.

    Meet endangered farm animals at Garfield Rare Breeds show May 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    Have a look at the type of farm animals your grandparents, or even great-grandparents, may have known when Garfield Farm Museum holds its Rare Breeds Livestock and Poultry Show and Sale. The 27th annual event is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19 in Campton Hills.

     
  • John Strauss

    Campton Hills trustee hopefuls differ on administrator Mar 14, 2013 12:00 AM
    Campton Hills trustee candidates agree the village needs to hire a village administrator, but differ on whether the person should be part- or full-time. Four people are seeking three, four-year seats on April 9.

     
  • John Strauss

    Campton Hills trustee hopefuls differ on administrator Mar 14, 2013 12:00 AM
    Campton Hills trustee candidates agree the village needs to hire a village administrator, but differ on whether the person should be part- or full-time. Four people are seeking three, four-year seats on April 9.

     
  • Recovery center abandons Campton Hills site Mar 4, 2013 12:00 AM
    After Campton Hills trustees shot down the Kiva Recovery Center in January, the group vowed to take the 96-bed plan to Kane County for consideration. But officials now say they will look elsewhere for a site.

     
  • Campton Township deer disease testing upsets some Feb 28, 2013 12:00 AM
    Campton Township recently gave permission to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to kill up to five deer near Corron Farm and test them from Chronic Wasting Disease. The study is part of a larger sampling of deer in a 25-mile area in the west suburbs, but some residents are upset about it and don't think it's needed

     
  • Elizabeth Murphy: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Elizabeth Murphy, running for Campton Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Sam Gallucci: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Sam Gallucci, running for Campton Township Highway Commissioner (4-year Term)

     
  • Victoria Vandiver: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Victoria Vandiver, running for Campton Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Alan Rottmann: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Alan Rottmann, running for Campton Township Assessor (4-year Term)

     
  • Thomas Stutesman: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Thomas Stutesman, running for Campton Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • John Kupar: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for John Kupar, running for Campton Township Supervisor (4-year Term)

     
  • Greg Van Zandt: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Greg Van Zandt, running for Campton Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Richard Johansen: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Richard Johansen, running for Campton Township Clerk (4-year Term)

     
  • Campton Hills Village President Patsy Smith

    Campton Hills leaders want to hire administrator Feb 7, 2013 12:00 AM
    Campton Hills trustees have given the go-ahead in their 2014 budget to have a village administrator. Ideally, they'd like to have a person hired by June, when the 2014 fiscal year starts. In coming months, the village's finance committee will hash out how much can be set aside and if that person is full- or part-time. Village President Patsy Smith has basically worn an administrator's hat for the last 5-plus years.

     
  • Campton Hills man gets probation in belt-beating Jan 30, 2013 12:00 AM
    A Campton Hills man accused in September 2011 of beating his daughter with a belt has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and was sentenced to four years probation. Mathew Gumbel, 35, had faced a minimum six-year prison term if convicted of aggravated battery of a child.

     
  •  With Campton Hills rejecting the Kiva Recovery Center to be built at the former site of Glenwood School for Boys on Silver Glen Road, the project is headed for the Kane County Board.

    After no vote, rehab plan will go to Kane County insteadJan 16, 2013 12:00 AM
    Officials representing the Kiva Recovery Center, rejected by Campton Hills trustees, said they plan to take their proposal to the Kane County Board. Kiva had asked to be annexed into the village, which gave trustees the ability to negotiate numerous conditions. "We regret that the majority of the village board was unable to separate fact from fear,” a Kiva attorney said.

     
  • The former Glenwood School for Boys campus on Silver Glen Road will not become the Kiva Recovery Center, Campton Hills trustees decided Tuesday night.

    Campton Hills trustees reject Kiva rehab centerJan 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    After months of consideration, Campton Hills trustees voted 4-2 to deny the controversial Kiva Recovery Center, a 96-bed facility proposed for a former private school. Residents vehemently fought the plan to the end. “We need to look at that and be a representative government,” Trustee Al Lenkaitis Jr. said.

     
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