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Crash into woods near Algonquin, Lake in the Hills sends elderly driver to hospital

ALGONQUIN – A 78-year-old Fox River Grove woman was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital after crashing her small SUV into a wooded area Frida ...
Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:10 pm

Fox River Grove Village Board grants special use for Phase 1 of $250M redevelopment project

FOX RIVER GROVE – A special use permit for the first phase of the massive proposal to recreate Fox River Grove’s downtown Thursday got a nod ...
Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:27 am

Cary-Grove, Prairie Ridge make Newsweek ranking of public high schools

CRYSTAL LAKE – Two Community High School District 155 high schools have made Newsweek's annual list of "America's Top High Schools." Cary - ...
Aug. 20, 2015 - 10:17 am

Age

Under 5 Years 179
5 to 9 Years 384
10 to 14 Years 419
15 to 19 Years 451
20 to 24 Years 392
25 to 34 Years 267
35 to 44 Years 622
45 to 54 Years 1123
55 to 59 Years 344
60 to 64 Years 160
65 to 74 Years 210
75 to 84 Years 168
85 Years and Over 10
Median Age (in years) 40.8

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Ancestry

American 399 6.8%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 157 2.7%
Danish 64 1.1%
Dutch 218 3.7%
English 392 6.7%
French (except Basque) 88 1.5%
French Canadian 65 1.1%
German 1,584 27.0%
Greek 157 2.7%
Hungarian 41 0.7%
Irish 812 13.9%
Italian 523 8.9%
Lithuanian 44 0.8%
Norwegian 90 1.5%
Polish 517 8.8%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 175 3.0%
Scotch-Irish 77 1.3%
Scottish 215 3.7%
Slovak 0 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 190 3.2%
Swiss 0 0.0%
Ukrainian 11 0.2%
Welsh 15 0.3%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 23 0.4%

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Fox River Grove to vote on special use for downtown redevelopment

FOX RIVER GROVE – Northbrook-based Gart Partners, proposing the $250 million redevelopment project, on Thursday will face its final hurdle i ...
Aug. 20, 2015 - 12:48 am

Cary crash sends Fox River Grove pedestrian to hospital in critical condition

CARY – A 45-year-old Fox River Grove man was in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday night while crossing Route 14 in ...
Aug. 20, 2015 - 12:45 am

Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 nixes class rank

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155’s Class of 2018 will be the last with valedictorians and salutatorians. The School Distric ...
Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:31 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 69 2.4%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 103 3.5%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 709 24.4%
Some College, No Degree 681 23.5%
Associates Degree 165 5.7%
Bachelor's Degree 863 29.7%
Graduate or Professional Degree 314 10.8%
Population 25 years and Over 2,904
High School Graduate or Higher 94.07&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 40.53%

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Gender

Male 2,327 49.21%
Female 2,402 50.79%
Total Population 4,729

 

Bleacher lawsuit costs Crystal Lake more than School District 155; documents show

CRYSTAL LAKE – The lawsuit over the controversial bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School has cost the city of Crystal Lake more than $2 ...
Aug. 15, 2015 - 11:33 pm

SEECOM partners on missing children preparedness project

CRYSTAL LAKE – The consolidated emergency dispatch center that serves several McHenry County communities has completed more than 100 hours o ...
Aug. 12, 2015 - 2:12 pm

Fox River Grove makes design decisions for new public works facility

FOX RIVER GROVE – At this point, the new Fox River Grove Public Works facility will be clad in brick with a residential feel. The Village Bo ...
Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:45 pm

Household Type

Total Households 1,593
Family Households 1,129 70.87%
with own children under 18 years 637 39.98&

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 1,593
Owner-Occupied 1,418 89.01%
Renter Occupied 175 10.98&

 

Fox River Grove Village Board to consider special use for downtown redevelopment

FOX RIVER GROVE – The massive $250 million downtown redevelopment proposal from Gart Partners will move forward for Village Board considerat ...
Aug. 6, 2015 - 11:50 pm

Fox River Grove to hold public hearing on downtown TIF expansion

FOX RIVER GROVE – Residents will have a chance to weigh in Thursday on the possible expansion of a downtown tax increment financing district ...
Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:29 pm

Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 highlights rankings

CRYSTAL LAKE – Three of Community High School District 155's high schools made the top 100 of Illinois public schools as ranked by a start-u ...
Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:26 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $997

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 1,200
Median (dollars) $2235
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 218
Median (dollars) $852

 

Fox River Grove crash injures 2 women, knocks down traffic pole

FOX RIVER GROVE – Two women were injured in a crash Tuesday in Fox River Grove that knocked a traffic pole onto a car, police said. Fox Rive ...
July 29, 2015 - 12:27 am

Police investigating Cary tubing incident on Fox River that injured 3

CARY – The boaters involved in a tubing incident that sent three people to the hospital over the weekend appear to have been following boati ...
July 28, 2015 - 1:49 pm

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 rethinks grading, considers test retakes

CRYSTAL LAKE – A failure to complete homework was digging a hole students couldn’t climb out of.The conclusion came as Crystal Lake-based Co ...
July 26, 2015 - 11:55 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $260,100

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $90,701

 

2 boys, 1 woman sent to hospital after boat incident on Fox River in Cary

CARY – Two children and one woman were taken to the hospital Friday after a boat incident on the Fox River, said McHenry County Sheriff's De ...
July 24, 2015 - 11:50 pm

No-wake status lifted on Fox River; debris advisory still in effect

The Fox Waterway Agency has lifted a no-wake status for two sections of the Fox River, but a debris advisory remains in effect.The zones run ...
July 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 approves balanced budget despite initial deficit worries

CRYSTAL LAKE – An influx of state dollars could push Community High School District 155 into the black this budget year, a school official s ...
July 23, 2015 - 9:23 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 0 0.00%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 186 1.20%
Construction 209 1.35%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 593 3.83%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 165 1.06%
Information 30 0.19%
Manufacturing 352 2.27%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 121 0.78%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 177 1.14%
Public Administration 68 0.44%
Retail Trade 363 2.34%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 216 1.39%
Wholesale Trade 122 0.79%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 2,602

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Land

Area (in square miles) 1.78
Density (in square feet) 2,656.74

 

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 reaches new agreement for swim teams

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 swimmers will have a pool this coming school year. The district’s school board unanimously ...
July 22, 2015 - 12:52 pm

Debris advisory, no-wake status issued for Fox River

An advisory warning of debris along the Fox River continued into Tuesday as the Fox Waterway Agency also issued a no-wake status for two sec ...
July 22, 2015 - 12:26 am

Fox River Grove commission recommends permit approval for downtown project

FOX RIVER GROVE – The Planning and Economic Development Commission voted Tuesday to recommend approval for the special use permit for the pr ...
July 15, 2015 - 2:34 pm

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Peter Roskam
Illinois Senate Dan Duffy
Illinois House of Representatives David McSweeney

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 213
Cuban 0
Mexican 210
Other Hispanic or Latino 1
Puerto Rican 2
Total Population 213
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,516
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 30
Black or African American Alone 2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 27
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 27
White Alone 4,457
Total Population 4,729

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Douglas Automotive opens 3rd location in Fox River Grove

FOX RIVER GROVE – An auto shop known for its customer care opened recently within walking distance of the Fox River Grove Metra station.The ...
July 13, 2015 - 11:45 pm

Public invited to Fox River Grove hearing on proposed downtown development

FOX RIVER GROVE – The public is invited to a hearing scheduled for Tuesday night regarding the $250 million downtown development proposed fo ...
July 11, 2015 - 10:30 pm

Woman accused of exchanging drugs in Woodstock Square with man

WOODSTOCK – A woman and a Woodstock man face felony drug charges after police said the woman gave the man pills in the Woodstock Square. A W ...
July 14, 2015 - 11:35 am

Schools

Elementary Schools Fox River Grove Consolidated School Dist. 3
Secondary Schools Community High School Dist. 155

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Former Cary-Grove High School teacher awarded presidential award in teaching

CARY – A former Cary-Grove High School teacher has received the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Tea ...
July 6, 2015 - 11:11 pm

Crystal Lake Central High School ranks 4th in Illinois in Vocabulary Bowl

CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Central High School students have mastered 13,253 words, putting them in fourth place in the state and 95th in t ...
July 6, 2015 - 10:52 pm

Fox River Grove decides on a site plan for new public works facility

FOX RIVER GROVE – Village Board trustees gave an architect the go-ahead to proceed with one of three recently presented preliminary site pla ...
July 6, 2015 - 11:14 pm

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