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Hebron village president facing cocaine charges could lose his home

HEBRON – Village President John Jacobson could lose his home this summer after failing to pay three years of property taxes, according to in ...
May 3, 2016 - 11:37 pm

Coroner: Hebron man’s death was not caused by crash

HEBRON – A 52-year-old Hebron man who died after his car collided with a tree Monday in a Hebron neighborhood did not die as a result of the ...
April 28, 2016 - 12:04 am

Hebron Village President John Jacobson pleads not guilty to drug, firearms charges

WOODSTOCK – Hebron Village President John Jacobson on Tuesday formally denied drug and firearms charges based on allegations that police fou ...
April 26, 2016 - 11:28 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 31
5 to 9 Years 53
10 to 14 Years 100
15 to 19 Years 95
20 to 24 Years 84
25 to 34 Years 98
35 to 44 Years 152
45 to 54 Years 198
55 to 59 Years 69
60 to 64 Years 56
65 to 74 Years 78
75 to 84 Years 41
85 Years and Over 27
Median Age (in years) 41.1

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Ancestry

American 89 7.3%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 5 0.4%
Danish 8 0.7%
Dutch 28 2.3%
English 114 9.4%
French (except Basque) 22 1.8%
French Canadian 2 0.2%
German 423 34.8%
Greek 19 1.6%
Hungarian 0 0.0%
Irish 176 14.5%
Italian 106 8.7%
Lithuanian 32 2.6%
Norwegian 22 1.8%
Polish 96 7.9%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 16 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 5 0.4%
Scottish 4 0.3%
Slovak 0 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 29 2.4%
Swiss 0 0.0%
Ukrainian 12 1.0%
Welsh 8 0.7%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Police investigating fatal Hebron crash into tree

HEBRON – Police continue to investigate what caused a crash in a Hebron neighborhood that left a 52-year-old man dead Monday. Richard Goben ...
April 26, 2016 - 11:33 pm

Hebron man dies after car crashes into tree

HEBRON – A 52-year-old Hebron man died in a one-car crash Monday evening, Hebron Police Sgt. Rich Donlea said. Richard Goben was driving a ...
April 26, 2016 - 12:15 am

Our View: Jacobson should resign, or felony prosecution pursued

John Jacobson is hurting Hebron whether he admits it or not. He owes it to the residents of Hebron to step down from his role as village pre ...
April 24, 2016 - 9:51 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 51 7.1%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 53 7.4%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 282 39.2%
Some College, No Degree 188 26.1%
Associates Degree 49 6.8%
Bachelor's Degree 82 11.4%
Graduate or Professional Degree 14 1.9%
Population 25 years and Over 719
High School Graduate or Higher 85.53&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 13.35%

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Gender

Male 525 48.52%
Female 557 51.48%
Total Population 1,082

 

Wonder Lake home uninhabitable after fire

WONDER LAKE – A single-family home in Wonder Lake was left uninhabitable Friday afternoon after a blaze that brought firefighters from eight ...
April 23, 2016 - 11:56 am

Hebron Village President John Jacobson not resigning after cocaine arrest

HEBRON – At a packed Village Board meeting Monday, Hebron Village President John Jacobson said he was not resigning.  It was the first Vill ...
April 19, 2016 - 3:15 pm

Hebron to hold first board meeting since president's cocaine arrest

HEBRON – Monday the Hebron Village Board will hold its first meeting since Village President John Jacobson’s arrest. Jacobson was arrested ...
April 18, 2016 - 3:45 pm

Household Type

Total Households 421
Family Households 248 58.90&
with own children under 18 years 111 26.36&

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 421
Owner-Occupied 321 76.24&
Renter Occupied 100 23.75%

 

Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District appoints new chief

HEBRON – The Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protection District will have a new chief May 1.Thomas Linneman was appointed by the district’s boa ...
April 17, 2016 - 11:40 pm

Democratic Party of McHenry County chooses candidates for several local races

The Democratic Party of McHenry County chose candidates for two McHenry County Board districts, McHenry County Recorder and McHenry County S ...
April 17, 2016 - 11:51 am

Another Hebron trustee calls for Jacobson's resignation after cocaine arrest

HEBRON – At least two Hebron trustees have called for Village President John Jacobson’s resignation in light of his recent arrest on drug an ...
March 31, 2016 - 12:40 am

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $843

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 245
Median (dollars) $1510
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 76
Median (dollars) $495

 

Hebron village president facing cocaine charges OK'd to visit Wisconsin

WOODSTOCK – Hebron Village President John Jacobson made his first appearance in McHenry County court on Tuesday and asked for permission to ...
March 29, 2016 - 5:16 pm

Active shooter drill scheduled at Spring Grove Elementary School

SPRING GROVE – Residents might notice a flurry of emergency personnel outside Spring Grove Elementary School on Sunday.The Spring Grove Fire ...
March 28, 2016 - 4:51 pm

Hebron trustee, residents react to village president's latest cocaine arrest

HEBRON – When Hebron Village Board trustee Drew Georgi heard about Village President John Jacobson’s arrest, his first thought was, “Again?”
March 25, 2016 - 11:46 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $153,500

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $49,063

 

Dollar General could be coming to Hebron off Route 173

HEBRON – It's possible that by this spring, construction could start for a Dollar General off Route 173, village officials said. Jim Kastne ...
March 24, 2016 - 9:27 am

DOCUMENTS: After smoking crack cocaine, Hebron president found unconscious in underwear

Documents are from the McHenry County Sheriff's Department's response to a Northwest Herald Freedom of Information Act request regarding a M ...
March 23, 2016 - 11:57 pm

Hebron village president arrested after police find cocaine, shotgun at his house

HEBRON – Hebron Village President John Jacobson was arrested at his home Tuesday on drug and firearms charges after police found cocaine, dr ...
March 23, 2016 - 12:59 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 0 0.00%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 44 0.28%
Construction 33 0.21%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 114 0.74%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 3 0.02%
Information 10 0.06%
Manufacturing 114 0.74%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 35 0.23%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 48 0.31%
Public Administration 21 0.14%
Retail Trade 63 0.41%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 22 0.14%
Wholesale Trade 47 0.30%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 554

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Land

Area (in square miles) 1.96
Density (in square feet) 552.04

 

Alden-Hebron School District 19 under contract for land owned by board president's father-in-law

HEBRON – The landowner intending to sell nearly 80 acres to Alden-Hebron School District 19 for potential future development has family ties ...
March 21, 2016 - 11:51 pm

Hebron motorcycle crash leaves 1 with broken foot

HEBRON – One woman was left with a broken foot and a man with several citations after a crash in Hebron involving two motorcycles, police sa ...
March 12, 2016 - 6:47 pm

Hebron-area crash sends man to hospital, fire official says

HEBRON – A two-vehicle crash outside of Hebron sent a man to the hospital Tuesday, a fire official said.Hebron-Alden-Greenwood Fire Protecti ...
March 8, 2016 - 8:49 pm

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Pamela Althoff
Illinois House of Representatives Jack Franks

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 62
Cuban 0
Mexican 60
Other Hispanic or Latino 0
Puerto Rican 2
Total Population 62
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,020
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 15
Black or African American Alone 8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 4
Two or More Races 5
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 5
White Alone 988
Total Population 1,082

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Hebron Township asking for 0.0002 percent property tax for cemetery maintenance

Hebron Township is asking voters on the March 15 ballot to approve a new tax to maintain the one cemetery the township is responsible for.It ...
March 8, 2016 - 12:46 am

McHenry County high school teachers get paid more than elementary counterparts

When Cindy Mecum of Lake Geneva began her teaching career at age 21, she didn’t realize her preference for elementary education could mean l ...
Feb. 29, 2016 - 11:56 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Alden-Hebron School Dist. 19

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