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Algonquin recognized for excellence in financial reporting

ALGONQUIN – Algonquin has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 13th consecutive year for ...
Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:12 am

No one injured in Algonquin house fire, but cat missing, official says

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District battled a residential structure fire Tuesday in Algonquin, a fire offic ...
Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:00 am

McHenry County Mental Health Board considers partnership with local police

CARY – A new partnership between the Cary Police Department and McHenry County Mental Health Board might help residents in need get access t ...
Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:54 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 1902
5 to 9 Years 1997
10 to 14 Years 2672
15 to 19 Years 2496
20 to 24 Years 1239
25 to 34 Years 2970
35 to 44 Years 5432
45 to 54 Years 4772
55 to 59 Years 1902
60 to 64 Years 1913
65 to 74 Years 1952
75 to 84 Years 492
85 Years and Over 185
Median Age (in years) 38.8

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Ancestry

American 851 2.8%
Arab 58 0.2%
Czech 328 1.1%
Danish 294 1.0%
Dutch 696 2.2%
English 2,044 6.6%
French (except Basque) 686 2.2%
French Canadian 176 0.6%
German 8,466 27.4%
Greek 256 0.8%
Hungarian 488 1.6%
Irish 4,365 14.1%
Italian 3,945 12.8%
Lithuanian 130 0.4%
Norwegian 626 2.0%
Polish 5,118 16.5%
Portuguese 75 0.2%
Russian 448 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 83 0.3%
Scottish 243 0.8%
Slovak 88 0.3%
Subsaharan Africa 105 0.3%
Swedish 1,042 3.4%
Swiss 71 0.2%
Ukrainian 127 0.4%
Welsh 106 0.3%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 20 0.1%

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Starbucks pulls liquor license from Huntley location

HUNTLEY – People looking for the option to grab a beer or glass of wine at Starbucks locations in Huntley, Crystal Lake and Algonquin no lon ...
Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:52 pm

Lake in the Hills plans to replace infected ash trees within 3 years

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Within three years, Lake in the Hills officials are hoping to replace the nearly 1,800 ash trees that were removed from ...
Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:44 am

Crystal Lake lawyer found guilty of child porn for recording girl in Algonquin

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge found a Crystal Lake lawyer guilty of a child pornography charge after he found that the lawyer recorded ...
Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:38 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 217 1.1%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 658 3.4%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 3,893 19.8%
Some College, No Degree 3,772 19.2%
Associates Degree 1,885 9.6%
Bachelor's Degree 5,869 29.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree 3,324 16.9%
Population 25 years and Over 19,618
High School Graduate or Higher 95.53&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 46.86%

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Gender

Male 14,988 50.09%
Female 14,936 49.91%
Total Population 29,924

 

Algonquin cop doing Super Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Illinois

ALGONQUIN – Special Olympics Illinois hosts the Polar Plunge at 22 locations across the state where participants jump into cold winter water ...
Feb. 5, 2017 - 12:02 am

Algonquin businessman gets 6 years' prison for selling synthetic marijuana

ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin businessman will serve prison time for the possession and selling of synthetic narcotics.John G. Monteleone, 48, of ...
Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:22 pm

Ex-Algonquin man charged in connection with girlfriend's heroin OD death headed to prison

WOODSTOCK – A former Algonquin man charged in connection with his 21-year-old girlfriend’s heroin overdose death will spend time behind bars ...
Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:52 pm

Household Type

Total Households 10,388
Family Households 8,102 77.99%
with own children under 18 years 4,173 40.17%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 10,388
Owner-Occupied 9,172 88.29%
Renter Occupied 1,216 11.70&

 

Lake in the Hills man pleads not guilty to DUI in connection with crash that killed Crystal Lake man

WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man formally denied allegations that he was driving under the influence of alcohol in a multiple-vehicle cra ...
Jan. 31, 2017 - 12:26 am

OrthoIllinois looks to build new orthopedic clinic in Algonquin

ALGONQUIN – OrthoIllinois is looking to expand its services by moving its facility from Crystal Lake to Algonquin, OrthoIllinois CEO Don Sch ...
Jan. 28, 2017 - 11:07 pm

Huntley High School starts off-site alternative program for students looking to catch up

HUNTLEY – Everyone is capable of graduating high school, Huntley High School Associate Principal of Student Services Danyce Letkewicz said, ...
Jan. 28, 2017 - 11:04 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1509

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 7,577
Median (dollars) $2224
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 1,595
Median (dollars) $773

 

Letter: When will Americans think again?

To the Editor:Make America great again? When? Back to racial segregation? Back to before women could vote or had rights? How about back to s ...
Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am

Letter: Move proposed marijuana dispensary

To the Editor:I read in Sunday’s Northwest Herald (Jan. 15) about a “medical marijuana dispensary” under consideration for Main Street Algon ...
Jan. 26, 2017 - 5:30 am

Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who died from heroin OD faces prison for probation violation

WOODSTOCK – A former Algonquin man now faces prison time in connection with the overdose death of 21-year-old Danielle Barzyk after he admit ...
Jan. 26, 2017 - 12:46 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $264,000

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $100,269

 

Algonquin trustees recommend approval for medical marijuana dispensary

ALGONQUIN – A medical marijuana dispensary is one step closer to coming to Algonquin.The facility, at 1154 N. Main St., would operate simila ...
Jan. 26, 2017 - 12:39 am

State Rep. David McSweeney blasts robocall using his name in attacking political ally

A state representative mentioned in a robocall attacking Algonquin Township highway commissioner candidate Andrew Gasser is angrily denying ...
Jan. 25, 2017 - 12:27 am

Algonquin police reports for Sunday, January 22, 2017

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
Jan. 22, 2017 - 9:43 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 23 0.15%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 1,018 6.57%
Construction 736 4.75%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 3,139 20.25%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,482 9.56%
Information 570 3.68%
Manufacturing 2,300 14.84%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 462 2.98%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 1,866 12.04%
Public Administration 215 1.39%
Retail Trade 2,052 13.24%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 798 5.15%
Wholesale Trade 840 5.42%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 15,501

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Land

Area (in square miles) 12.23
Density (in square feet) 2,446.8

 

Tiger Koo’s Martial Arts Academy looks to open on Route 47 in Huntley

HUNTLEY – A martial arts academy is set to open in a vacant space on Route 47 in Huntley. Tiger Koo’s Martial Arts Academy, which has locati ...
Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:40 pm

Driver killed in Wednesday crash was Hoffman Estates teen

ALGONQUIN – The driver killed in an Algonquin car crash Wednesday was an 18-year-old Hoffman Estates man, according to the McHenry County Co ...
Jan. 21, 2017 - 8:40 pm

Algonquin police to hold class for alcohol servers

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Police Department will hold a Basic Alcohol Seller/Server Education Training class at 9 a.m. March 8.The class wil ...
Jan. 21, 2017 - 5:53 pm

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Peter Roskam
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Karen McConnaughay
Illinois Senate Dan Duffy
Illinois House of Representatives Michael Tryon
Illinois House of Representatives David McSweeney

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,584
Cuban 19
Mexican 1,503
Other Hispanic or Latino 610
Puerto Rican 452
Total Population 2,584
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,340
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 12
Asian Alone 2,486
Black or African American Alone 744
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 13
Two or More Races 258
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 258
White Alone 23,827
Total Population 29,924

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Algonquin water meter replacement program to improve reading accuracy, official says

ALGONQUIN – A proposed water meter replacement program will improve the accuracy of readings and give residents an easy way to measure their ...
Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:15 am

Driver killed in Algonquin single-vehicle crash, police say

ALGONQUIN – Algonquin police officers are investigating the cause of a single-vehicle fatal crash Wednesday.Police officers responded at 1:3 ...
Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:47 am

Senior living facility eyeing Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village trustees heard plans for a senior living facility that would be built in an 8-acre lot in the northwest corner o ...
Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:17 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Community Unit School District 300
Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158

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Weather

January
Avg. High 28
Avg. Low 13
Mean 21
Avg. Precipitation 1.9
February
Avg. High 33
Avg. Low 17
Mean 25
Avg. Precipitation 1.97
March
Avg. High 44
Avg. Low 26
Mean 35
Avg. Precipitation 2.29
April
Avg. High 57
Avg. Low 38
Mean 48
Avg. Precipitation 3.56
May
Avg. High 68
Avg. Low 48
Mean 58
Avg. Precipitation 4.24
June
Avg. High 78
Avg. Low 58
Mean 68
Avg. Precipitation 3.85
July
Avg. High 82
Avg. Low 63
Mean 73
Avg. Precipitation 3.78
August
Avg. High 79
Avg. Low 61
Mean 70
Avg. Precipitation 4.86
September
Avg. High 72
Avg. Low 52
Mean 62
Avg. Precipitation 3.4
October
Avg. High 60
Avg. Low 41
Mean 51
Avg. Precipitation 3.1
November
Avg. High 47
Avg. Low 30
Mean 39
Avg. Precipitation 3.04
December
Avg. High 33
Avg. Low 18
Mean 26
Avg. Precipitation 2.26

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Wisconsin-style supper club coming to Crystal Lake

CRYSTAL LAKE – Dave Perlick, the executive chef at Montarra Grill in Algonquin, is planning to open a new restaurant in Crystal Lake within ...
Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:12 am

Algonquin trustees to consider medical marijuana dispensary on North Main Street

ALGONQUIN – Village officials are considering plans for a medical marijuana dispensary that could open in Algonquin in the coming year.The b ...
Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:58 pm

Zion man found guilty of drug-induced homicide in Algonquin woman's death

WOODSTOCK – Jurors found a Zion man guilty on Friday of the drug-induced homicide of 21-year-old Danielle Barzyk.Jurors found that James F. ...
Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:08 am

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