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  • Tigers, bull riding and pig races? Must be the Kane County Fair Jul 15, 2013 6:00 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.”

     
  • Historic Campton town hall open house planned for Saturday Jun 18, 2013 5:26 PM
    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.

     
  • Lend a hand with farm chores at Garfield Farm’s 1840s Day Jun 10, 2013 2:45 PM
    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.

     
  • Meet endangered farm animals at Garfield Rare Breeds show May 8, 2013 1:28 PM
    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.

     
  • Campton Hills trustee hopefuls differ on administrator Mar 14, 2013 12:00 PM
    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.

     
  • Campton Hills trustee hopefuls differ on administrator Mar 14, 2013 5:50 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 5, 2013 5:59 PM
    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 10:54 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

     
  • Sam Gallucci: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:04 PM
    Candidate information for Sam Gallucci, running for Campton Township Highway Commissioner (4-year Term)

     
  • Richard Johansen: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:04 PM
    Candidate information for Richard Johansen, running for Campton Township Clerk (4-year Term)

     
  • John Kupar: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:04 PM
    Candidate information for John Kupar, running for Campton Township Supervisor (4-year Term)

     
  • Alan Rottmann: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:04 PM
    Candidate information for Alan Rottmann, running for Campton Township Assessor (4-year Term)

     
  • Elizabeth Murphy: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:04 PM
    Candidate information for Elizabeth Murphy, running for Campton Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Victoria Vandiver: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:04 PM
    Candidate information for Victoria Vandiver, running for Campton Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Greg Van Zandt: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:04 PM
    Candidate information for Greg Van Zandt, running for Campton Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Thomas Stutesman: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:04 PM
    Candidate information for Thomas Stutesman, running for Campton Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Campton Hills leaders want to hire administrator Feb 7, 2013 4:19 PM
    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 4:08 PM
    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.

     
  • After no vote, rehab plan will go to Kane County instead Jan 16, 2013 9:03 PM
    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.

     
  • Campton Hills trustees reject Kiva rehab center Jan 15, 2013 11:15 PM
    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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