First bids for Huntley High School expansion under budget
HUNTLEY – The initial set of construction bids on the long-awaited expansion to Huntley High School, totaling $15.12 million, have come in slightly under budget.
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Huntley teen charged, allegedly crashed SUV into home
A 17-year-old boy from far northwest suburban Huntley was charged after allegedly driving an SUV into a townhome's garage Monday afternoon, striking a gas line and rendering one of the building's units unihabitable.
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Amtrak returns to Elgin
State officials last week announced a $233 million state capital investment to restart Amtrak service between Chicago and Rockford beginning next year.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Low-dose CT scan can detect lung cancer in its early stages
CT technologist Traci Schauer prepares Ellen Jeffrey of Huntley before her lung screening Wednesday in Huntley.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Driver crashes into townhouses, taken to hospital
HUNTLEY – A young male driver was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin with minor injuries after the SUV he was driving crashed into two townhouses, the Huntley Fire Protection District said.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Recovering new housing market restarts some unfinished subdivisions
A Horizon Carpentry employee works on a new house in the Talamore Hartford Series of Ryland Homes in Huntley.
Huntley, others receive ITEP grants for bike projects
HUNTLEY – The state will grant Huntley $1.1 million to build a multi-use path that would allow runners and bicyclists to safely navigate Route 47. Transportation projects in Algonquin, Lakemoor and McHenry are also included in the $52.7 million investment Gov. Pat Quinn announced on Saturday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Huntley could become distribution hub for Weber grills
An artist's rendering of a proposed 757,120-square-foot Weber grills factory, which would more than double the size of the company's existing building in Huntley and serve as its global distribution headquarters.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Huntley included on new Amtrak route
HUNTLEY – The village will soon have its first train station, after Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday a $223 million plan to restart Amtrak service between Chicago and Rockford.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Huntley ready to launch downtown redevelopment
This $940,000 multi-tenant commercial building will replace Huntley's historic 19th century downtown mill.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Huntley library director coming from Rockford
Novak has extensive background in library science, law and accounting. He will be Huntley library's fourth director in 25 years.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Bullying discussion to be held on Thursday
Attention parents, school administration and staff: are you concerned about bullying? Once considered a “normal part of growing up,” reports in the news have shown that bullying can have serious consequences.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Forensic audit wasted Grafton Township tax dollars, officials say
HUNTLEY – A recently released special audit that found former Grafton Township Supervisor Linda Moore often exceeded her authority while in office wasted taxpayers' dollars, current township officials said.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Egekeze honored on News-Gazette's All-State team
Huntley's Amanze Egekeze was named to the Champaign News-Gazette's All-State Special Mention 50 list on Saturday.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Woman identified in fatal accident near Huntley
A woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident near Huntley early Thursday evening, a Huntley Fire Protection District official said.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Historic mill in Huntley to be demolished later this year
HUNTLEY – Village officials could put to rest more than a year of debate over historic preservation in Huntley when they tear down a former 19th century mill as early as this summer.
District 158 to ban electronic cigarettes on campuses
The days of “The Marlboro Man” might be long gone, yet a new wave of advertising with electronic cigarettes is bringing back the idea that it's cool to smoke.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Huntley parks officials return to drawing board on expansion
Huntley Park District officials will be taking a fresh look at future expansion plans after voters soundly rejected the district's roughly $18 million request to build an indoor, artificial turf facility.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Woman who died in Gilberts crash identified
GILBERTS – The Kane County Coroner's Office has identified the woman who died in a two-vehicle accident on Saturday as Sylvia Franco, 62, of Huntley, according to a news release from the coroner.
Huntley High School theater group to perform "Shrek The Musical"
HUNTLEY – Students from Huntley High School's musical theater program will perform "Shrek The Musical," beginning on Thursday, April 10. Students will perform the musical again on Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12, in the evening and again at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 13. All performances are inside the school's Performing Arts Center, ... (more)