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Republican Dan McConchie wins 26th Illinois Senate District seat

Republican incumbent Dan McConchie beat Democratic candidate Kelly Mazeski by more than 15,000 votes in the 26th Illinois Senate District ra ...
Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:30 am

Fox River Grove to implement online service to apply for vehicle permits

FOX RIVER GROVE – Starting Tuesday, the village of Fox River Grove will begin implementing a new process for securing overweight- and oversi ...
Oct. 30, 2016 - 12:23 am

Cary-Grove Chamber's Halloween Walk sees large turnout

CARY – With Halloween right around the corner, children dressed in superhero outfits, “Star Wars” gear and Pokemon attire walked around the ...
Oct. 30, 2016 - 12:08 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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6th Congressional District candidates Peter Roskam, Amanda Howland differ along party lines

Sixth Congressional District Republican incumbent Peter Roskam and Democratic challenger Amanda Howland are split for the most part along pa ...
Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:10 am

From top to bottom, here are the races awaiting McHenry County voters on the ballot

Voters have a lot to decide Nov. 8, besides the most contentious and unusual presidential race in modern memory.Although early voting is ope ...
Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:26 pm

Cary fire district captain receives Life Safety Award for teaching CPR

CARY – For more than 30 years, Cary Fire Protection District Capt. Dennis Krenz has taught Cary-Grove High School sophomores a skill he hope ...
Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 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

 

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 hosting town halls for 1:1 tech program

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 will host a series of town hall meetings about the district’s plan to implement a 1:1 tech ...
Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am

Dan McConchie, Kelly Mazeski running for 26th Illinois Senate District seat

The two candidates for the 26th Illinois Senate District seat share a frustration with Springfield’s problems and opposition to raising taxe ...
Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:29 am

Cary-Grove Food Pantry looks to expand, provide healthier options

CARY – Organizers at the Cary-Grove Food Pantry are expanding their space and the types of food they provide.Board President Melody Stanko s ...
Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:37 am

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&

 

Cary man gets prison for selling drugs at Lake in the Hills bar

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Cary man to six years in prison after he admitted to selling drugs at a Lake in the Hills bar ...
Oct. 11, 2016 - 12:20 am

Algonquin Road Elementary School teacher gets grant from Illinois Retired Teachers Association

FOX RIVER GROVE – Through the Harmony World Music Ensemble at Algonquin Road Elementary School, music teacher Katrina Loundy gives her stude ...
Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:19 am

Norge Autumn Ski Jump launches 31st year in Fox River Grove

FOX RIVER GROVE – Casey Larson was just 6 years old when his baby sitter told him and his sister, Cara, about ski jumping and the competitio ...
Sept. 26, 2016 - 1:01 am

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

 

One incumbent, three challengers seek voter nod for McHenry County Board District 1

A Republican incumbent, a Republican newcomer and two Democratic challengers will face off Nov. 8 for two open seats representing District 1 ...
Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:27 pm

Fox River Grove's Norge Ski Club to hold Autumn Ski Jump Competition

FOX RIVER GROVE – The 31st annual Norge Autumn Ski Jump competition will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Norge Ski Club, 100 Ski Hill Roa ...
Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:43 am

Cary-Grove High School freshman starts band to benefit children’s hospital

CARY – After Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago saved his life, Cary-Grove High School freshman Matthew Jazwinski is giv ...
Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:35 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $260,100

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $90,701

 

Fox River Grove trustees hears plans for County Line Road residential development

FOX RIVER GROVE – The Fox River Grove Committee of the Whole agreed to move forward with plans for a residential development off County Line ...
Sept. 17, 2016 - 10:49 pm

Fox River Grove considers plans for County Line Road residential development

FOX RIVER GROVE – Developer Michael Graft Jr. is looking to build a “maintenance-free town home community” on County Line Road south of Rout ...
Sept. 6, 2016 - 2:38 pm

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

 

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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Schools

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

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