Traffic congestion to continue at Huntley High School
HUNTLEY – Students and parents could face congestion during the back-to-school commute Wednesday to Huntley High School, with an area road project designed to ease the school's traffic problems taking longer than expected.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Learning and teaching Shakespearean-style acting
From the moment the Elgin-based Janus Theater Company opened in 1999, founder and director Sean Hargadon has always stressed the importance of education and development.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
On the Record with a Mike Skala
Mike Skala, a County Board member and former Huntley school board member, poses for a portrait Thursday.
Our view: Release Nunda, other audits
A divided County Board voted, 14-8, earlier this month to keep sealed from public scrutiny a 2013 audit of $15,000 in Senior Services Grant Commission funds given to the Nunda Township Road District in 2012 for its senior bus program.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Veteran project promotes awareness through artwork
After serving in the Navy for 13 years, Woods of Huntley left the military just last year.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Union author promotes four-pronged approach to life
Timothy Lynn of Union dropped out of high school at 16 to support a child and former wife, relying on welfare and food stamps.
Elgin school named for first black principal, administrator
The Elgin school has officially changed its name to Ronald D. O'Neal Elementary School in honor of the district's first black principal and administrator.
Sun City Huntley lake reopens after chemical spill
HUNTLEY – A lake at Sun City Huntley reopened Friday after preliminary results from a lab in Singapore revealed that the chemicals that spilled and contaminated the lake wouldn't harm residents.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Motorcycle driver hurt in Huntley accident
HUNTLEY – The driver of a motorcycle was taken to Sherman Hospital after a collision with a car Thursday, a fire official said.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Sun City lake cleanup underway; thousands of fish killed
A massive cleanup is underway to remove pollution and thousands of fish killed due to contamination of a lake at the Sun City retirement community in Huntley, officials said.
Huntley police reports for Aug. 12, 2014
He also was arrested on a McHenry County warrant related to domestic battery. • Gabriel Ramos, 35, 10790 Cambria Court, Huntley, was arrested Thursday, July 10, on an outstanding warrant related to drug paraphernalia possession.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Community could help Family Alliance earn $350K grant
WOODSTOCK – Family Alliance is one of three finalists to win a $350,000 grant administrators said would help address a more subtle sadness of dementia.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Cleanup underway at contaminated Sun City Huntley lake
HUNTLEY – A truck company based in Canada could be fined by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency for an accident that ultimately contaminated a lake in Sun City Huntley and killed nearly 3,000 fish.
Detour: Bridge, road work done near Huntley
New traffic signals at Harmony and Hemmer roads, and at Marengo Road and Main Street, are also finished.
Baird & Warner adds two agents in Crystal Lake
Broker Associate Amy Wurtz brings experience in mortgages and customer service. Originally from Prospect Heights, Wurtz has lived in the McHenry County area for the past 35 years, according to a news release.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Jim Davis Town shuts down; school boss quits; horse racing ban
Some opinions require lots of words and elaboration. This is Sunday Soapbox, not-so-briefly-stated commentary from one Daily Herald editor, shamelessly stolen from the Saturday feature with almost the same name.
Huntley starts planning long-term road projects
HUNTLEY – After extending Kreutzer Road west earlier this year, Huntley officials turned their focus eastward last week by asking for federal dollars to help fund a $6 million realignment of the local road.
D-428 eyes middle school class sizes
DeKALB – With school starting in less than three weeks, District 428 leaders are trying to ease Huntley Middle School teachers' worries that class sizes will be larger than those at Clinton Rosette Middle School.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Main Street Bridge now open to traffic
HUNTLEY – The West Main Street bridge project is now complete and the roadway has been reopened to traffic, according to an alert from the Huntley Police Department.
Dine out to benefit Turning Point
Turning Point in Woostock offers domestic violence victim services, emergency shelter, children's services and counseling, trauma-informed mental health program, partner abuse intervention program, and more.