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State restores funding for select McHenry County area school districts

ALGONQUIN – Algonquin-based District 300 will receive just shy of $700,000 of the $97 million in education funding being restored statewide.
April 17, 2015 - 11:04 pm

Huntley man guilty of body-slamming girlfriend in drug-fueled encounter

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge convicted a 24-year-old Huntley man Wednesday on charges of aggravated domestic battery. Bradley J. Evans ...
April 16, 2015 - 3:42 pm

Huntley police reports for April 14, 2015

• Katelynn R. Jung-Vojick, 20, 11807 Woodcreek Drive, Unit D, Huntley, was charged Tuesday, Jan. 6, with disorderly conduct.• John Pohl, 43, ...
April 14, 2015 - 3:08 pm

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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On the Record With ... District 158 school board member and inventor Michael Fleck

What do you get when you cross a Huntley School District 158 Board member and a retired Navy SEAL?The answer is a new portable way to purify ...
April 12, 2015 - 11:18 pm

Huntley paper manufacturer plans to relocate business to Woodstock

WOODSTOCK – After 17 years in Huntley, a small paper manufacturer plans to move north to Woodstock, as part of a business expansion within a ...
April 11, 2015 - 11:51 pm

Proposed development would give Huntley second Dunkin' Donuts

HUNTLEY – Another Dunkin' Donuts shop could come to Huntley, as part of a developer's proposal to build a 7,420 square-foot retail space alo ...
April 10, 2015 - 11:58 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

 

McHenry County wakes up to minor damage after powerful storm

McHenry County emergency officials said they found only minor damage Friday in the wake of a powerful storm that devastated other parts of n ...
April 10, 2015 - 1:57 pm

Huntley excavation firm owner joins incumbents on Village Board

HUNTLEY – A first-time candidate with village government experience will fill the open spot on the Huntley Village Board, as two incumbents ...
April 8, 2015 - 1:07 am

Huntley School District 158 levels K-8 student fees under proposal

HUNTLEY – Board members from Huntley School District 158 tentatively supported a proposal that levels school registration fees across all el ...
April 5, 2015 - 10:45 pm

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 High School arts festival set for April 12

HUNTLEY – The Fine Arts Boosters of Huntley High School will host a student talent show at 3 p.m. April 12 in the school’s Performing Arts C ...
April 5, 2015 - 10:48 pm

Huntley Area Veterans Foundation sets first fundraiser for memorial project

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Veterans Foundation recently set its first fundraiser for 6 p.m. May 16 at the Huntley American Legion, 11712 Cor ...
April 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm

Family Alliance announces informational series for caregivers

WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock-based health care group plans to launch in late April a new informational series for caregivers, as family caretaker ...
April 2, 2015 - 11:20 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

 

Advocate Health Care acquires land for medical offices in Huntley

HUNTLEY – Advocate Health Care plans to build a new medical office building in Huntley, after the regional medical provider recently acquire ...
March 30, 2015 - 11:32 pm

Huntley Village Board candidates address Sun City voters during forum

HUNTLEY – During a forum at Sun City Huntley, the four Village Board candidates found themselves agreeing Monday on prominent Huntley issues ...
March 30, 2015 - 11:31 pm

Habitat for Humanity, Home of the Sparrow help Woodstock woman get chance at a new life

WOODSTOCK – It’s taken so long to get here.Cecilia Vasquez, a 46-year-old mother of four, sat at a large dining table amid just-moved-in clu ...
March 28, 2015 - 11:30 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $237,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $70,524

 

Huntley husband accused of wife's beating murder appears in court

WOODSTOCK – The Huntley man charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of his wife appeared in court Friday.Edward Hartgraves, 64 ...
March 27, 2015 - 11:19 pm

Huntley High School expansion project more than halfway complete

HUNTLEY – Construction workers this week tore up the floor to what eventually will be the new Huntley High School library and resource cente ...
March 26, 2015 - 4:28 pm

2.9-magnitude earthquake hits Lake in the Hills; McHenry County residents report impact

LAKE IN THE HILLS  – A 2.9-magnitude earthquake hit Lake in the Hills shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Surve ...
March 25, 2015 - 8:03 pm

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

 

Lake in the Hills Planning and Zoning chairman dies after battling cancer

LAKE IN THE HILLS – From village affairs to rotary club to father-daughter organizations, Tom Stock, who recently lost a battle with cancer, ...
March 26, 2015 - 12:31 am

Huntley man's domestic battery charge upgraded to murder after wife dies

HUNTLEY – A Huntley man was charged Tuesday with murdering his wife days after police responded to the couple's home for a domestic violence ...
March 26, 2015 - 12:08 am

Huntley contractor president charged with fraud, failing to pay taxes

HUNTLEY – A federal grand jury Tuesday charged the president of a Huntley concrete contractor with defrauding labor union benefit plans and ...
March 24, 2015 - 6:17 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 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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Fire destroys barn in Huntley, kills 3 pigs

HUNTLEY – Three pigs died in an early Monday morning fire that destroyed a Huntley barn, Huntley Fire Protection District officials said.Nei ...
March 23, 2015 - 5:35 pm

Huntley School District 158 moving 600 Leggee Elementary students under new boundaries

HUNTLEY – Later this fall, Huntley School District 158 officials will begin moving roughly 600 students at Leggee Elementary into other scho ...
March 22, 2015 - 11:34 pm

McHenry County baby boomer entrepreneurs describe experiences starting off

In November 2013, 51-year-old Mike Ammer, of Huntley, found himself feeling burned out in an industry he'd been part of for 32 years.In the ...
March 20, 2015 - 5:41 pm

Schools

Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158

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Huntley officials plan public event Thursday for downtown makeover

HUNTLEY – Residents on Thursday can see firsthand the plans behind the $4 million in upgrades to downtown Huntley, with early downtown const ...
March 18, 2015 - 5:49 pm

Huntley veterans memorial group receives $10,000 in donations

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Veterans Foundation recently received $10,000 total in donations for its ongoing effort to build a veterans memor ...
March 19, 2015 - 12:13 am

Crystal Lake Park District among those affected by grant suspension

Two $400,000 state checks – one for work already done and another for future work – will not be sent to the Crystal Lake Park District becau ...
March 13, 2015 - 5:19 pm

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