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Huntley library, School District 158 to host kids' science event

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Public Library District in cooperation with Consolidated School District 158 is bringing a free hands-on science ...
July 26, 2016 - 12:33 am

Mexican fast food restaurant Tacos Locos changing locations in Huntley, applying for liquor license

HUNTLEY – Mexican fast food restaurant Tacos Locos is moving from its current location in Huntley to a new spot in the village.By the end of ...
July 25, 2016 - 12:12 am

Centegra to host open house at Family Birth Center at Huntley hospital

HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System will host an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the new Family Birth Center at Centegra Hospital – Hu ...
July 22, 2016 - 12:38 am

Age

Under 5 Years 1795
5 to 9 Years 1783
10 to 14 Years 1379
15 to 19 Years 993
20 to 24 Years 677
25 to 34 Years 2116
35 to 44 Years 3412
45 to 54 Years 2184
55 to 59 Years 1087
60 to 64 Years 1667
65 to 74 Years 4573
75 to 84 Years 1969
85 Years and Over 262
Median Age (in years) 44.1

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Ancestry

American 792 3.0%
Arab 40 0.2%
Czech 377 1.4%
Danish 72 0.3%
Dutch 329 1.3%
English 1,714 6.6%
French (except Basque) 257 1.0%
French Canadian 91 0.3%
German 7,080 27.1%
Greek 254 1.0%
Hungarian 95 0.4%
Irish 3,827 14.7%
Italian 3,543 13.6%
Lithuanian 168 0.6%
Norwegian 919 3.5%
Polish 4,156 15.9%
Portuguese 13 0.0%
Russian 422 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 151 0.6%
Scottish 393 1.5%
Slovak 115 0.4%
Subsaharan Africa 28 0.1%
Swedish 820 3.1%
Swiss 15 0.1%
Ukrainian 340 1.3%
Welsh 99 0.4%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Lake in the Hills therapy horses bring stress relief to Algonquin police

ALGONQUIN – Three miniature horses visited the Algonquin Police Department Wednesday to bring some stress relief to officers.Mane in Heaven, ...
July 21, 2016 - 12:48 am

Crowdfunding sites give families financial, emotional backing

When Woodstock North High School Assistant Principal Steve Rick was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic melanoma in June, friends created a Yo ...
July 19, 2016 - 12:38 am

Huntley Park District plans to build maintenance building, expand day camp space

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Park District is planning to construct a new maintenance building at Betsey Warrington Park in order to free up more s ...
July 16, 2016 - 11:47 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 232 1.3%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 438 2.5%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 4,974 28.8%
Some College, No Degree 4,314 25.0%
Associates Degree 1,692 9.8%
Bachelor's Degree 3,884 22.5%
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,736 10.1%
Population 25 years and Over 17,270
High School Graduate or Higher 96.12%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 32.54%

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Gender

Male 11,239 47.03%
Female 12,658 52.97%
Total Population 23,897

 

Marengo fire captain from Huntley dies after fight with cancer

MARENGO – Marengo Fire Protection District Capt. Steve Berry was someone who co-workers said had the biggest heart, loved the fire service a ...
July 15, 2016 - 12:40 am

Heritage Woods of Huntley begins construction on memory care addition

HUNTLEY – Heritage Woods of Huntley Assisted Living broke ground on a $5 million expansion Monday that will add 30 memory care and nine assi ...
July 14, 2016 - 12:51 am

Centegra hosting Family Health Fest in Huntley with hospital tours and more

HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System is welcoming the community to the Centegra Family Health Fest, which includes Centegra Hospital-Huntley tou ...
July 13, 2016 - 12:09 am

Household Type

Total Households 9,826
Family Households 7,111 72.36&
with own children under 18 years 2,716 27.64%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 9,826
Owner-Occupied 9,189 93.51&
Renter Occupied 637 6.48%

 

Huntley Village Board to review plans for gymnastics academy expansion, paint store

HUNTLEY – The Village Board will review zoning requests for a new Sherwin-Williams store and an expansion of the Huntley Gymnastics Academy ...
July 13, 2016 - 12:04 am

McHenry County school officials praise decision to end PARCC testing for high schools

McHENRY – Since the state began requiring students to take the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) asses ...
July 12, 2016 - 11:38 pm

Liquor license fees can determine what businesses enter community, McHenry County officials, businesses say

It can cost up to $7,500 for a business to apply for a liquor license in Marengo. In Huntley, there is no liquor license application fee.The ...
July 11, 2016 - 11:43 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1494

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 5,990
Median (dollars) $2025
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 3,199
Median (dollars) $671

 

Community shows support for McHenry County area police after Dallas shooting

In the wake of last week's shooting in Dallas that left five police officers dead, support for McHenry County law enforcement agencies has b ...
July 11, 2016 - 11:44 pm

Centegra hosting Family Health Fest in Huntley

HUNTLEY – Centegra will offer tours of its new hospital in Huntley as part of its Centegra Family Health Fest from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday a ...
July 10, 2016 - 5:30 am

Police officers given lifesaving awards by fire district

HUNTLEY – Two village police officers were recognized by the Huntley Fire Protection District for their lifesaving efforts in two separate i ...
July 10, 2016 - 5:30 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $237,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $70,524

 

Huntley police reports for Saturday, July 9, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
July 9, 2016 - 11:19 am

Letter: Administration's docile, do-nothing approach

From the “most transparent” Obama administration, we have again received more censored reports in regards to attacks by radical Islamists on ...
July 8, 2016 - 5:30 am

Huntley High School grads seeking donations to replace band equipment destroyed in crash

HUNTLEY – First Impression, a pop-rock band that includes two recent Huntley High School graduates, is seeking donations to replace $4,000 w ...
July 6, 2016 - 12:00 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 89 0.57%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 432 2.79%
Construction 423 2.73%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 1,823 11.76%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 777 5.01%
Information 201 1.30%
Manufacturing 1,590 10.26%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 323 2.08%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 826 5.33%
Public Administration 319 2.06%
Retail Trade 1,431 9.23%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 512 3.30%
Wholesale Trade 417 2.69%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 9,163

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Land

Area (in square miles) 14.07
Density (in square feet) 1,698.44

 

Missing Lake Geneva woman found, police say

A missing 81-year-old Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, woman has been found, according to police.Laurel Herich was found safe in Delavan, Wisconsin, ...
July 5, 2016 - 11:58 pm

Candace Parker's grandmother, of Huntley, found in Joliet

HUNTLEY – An 82-year-old Huntley woman who was reported missing by her family Monday night has been safely located in Joliet, police said.Jo ...
July 5, 2016 - 11:42 pm

Huntley Historical Society hosting program about gravestone art

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Historical Society will host a special program by historian Laurel Mellien at 9:30 a.m. July 23 in the basement of Ame ...
July 5, 2016 - 12:16 am

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Karen McConnaughay
Illinois House of Representatives Timothy Schmitz
Illinois House of Representatives Michael Tryon

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,509
Cuban 0
Mexican 986
Other Hispanic or Latino 349
Puerto Rican 174
Total Population 1,509
Not Hispanic or Latino 22,388
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 7
Asian Alone 1,495
Black or African American Alone 370
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 29
Two or More Races 613
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 613
White Alone 19,874
Total Population 23,897

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Woodstock caps Fourth of July weekend with annual fireworks display

WOODSTOCK – Sitting on top of the sledding hill at Emricson Park in a lawn chair with her niece, Kierstyn, relaxing on a blanket in front of ...
July 5, 2016 - 12:30 am

Huntley Community School Dist. 158 superintendent receives 5-year contract extension

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Community School District 158 Board of Education has approved a new contract for Superintendent John Burkey that will ...
July 3, 2016 - 5:30 am

Huntley High School to add 192 parking spaces with lot expansion

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Community School District 158 Board of Education has approved a contract that will add nearly 200 parking spaces to th ...
July 3, 2016 - 5:30 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158

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An inside look at Centegra Hospital in Huntley, opening Aug. 9

HUNTLEY – Centegra Hospital – Huntley, which opens Aug. 9, will boast a state-of-the-art design to give its patients the best experience pos ...
July 2, 2016 - 12:04 am

Huntley High School concert draws Broadway star, Project Two Music

Broadway star Clifton Oliver will join area music ensemble Project Two Music for a July 9 performance at Huntley High School.The 7:30 p.m. p ...
June 30, 2016 - 12:20 am

McHenry County-area group offers support to veterans, one quilt at a time

HUNTLEY – When Sue Bruss and Jan Meyer started Gazebo Valor Quilts in 2011, they simply wanted to give back to the men and women who have se ...
June 28, 2016 - 12:08 am

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