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McHenry County Memorial Day event organizers hope to bring in younger attendees

After 15 years of helping to plan Memorial Day events, Jim Mertz, a Vietnam War veteran from Lake in the Hills, has one main hope this year.
May 24, 2015 - 11:17 pm

Progress made in recovery of Huntley investments lost in IMET fraud

HUNTLEY – Huntley Village Manager David Johnson said the village has recovered about $16,000 worth of investments temporarily lost to fraud, ...
May 24, 2015 - 12:00 am

Centegra to host free screening event at Sun City in Huntley

HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System will offer free screenings and interactive sessions for Sun City residents and Huntley community members ne ...
May 23, 2015 - 11:39 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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Huntley-based U.S. Postal Service mail carriers honor former Union man killed in Genoa

HUNTLEY – Huntley-based mail carriers delivered a special salute to a fallen colleague Thursday. A fleet of mail carriers from the U.S. Post ...
May 22, 2015 - 1:00 am

Normal traffic resumes on Route 47 and Main Street in Huntley

HUNTLEY – Route 47 near Main Street in Huntley has reopened to normal traffic after a malfunctioning railroad gate at caused significant tra ...
May 19, 2015 - 2:16 pm

Huntley's top business recruiter leaves post for Illinois agency

HUNTLEY – The village staffer who helped the maker of Weber Grills expand within Huntley and attract other businesses started a new economic ...
May 19, 2015 - 11:49 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

 

Huntley starts $915,000 in local road work by early June

HUNTLEY – Construction crews in June will start resurfacing nearly three miles of combined roads throughout Huntley, as part of $915,000 in ...
May 18, 2015 - 2:11 pm

Huntley moves forward on southern downtown work without Amtrak station

HUNTLEY – Village trustees recently shuffled about $350,000 within the budget to cover downtown renovation work that the state originally ag ...
May 16, 2015 - 11:08 pm

Lake in the Hills committee favorable toward hotel, apartment sketch plans

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Two developers hoping to bring a hotel and an apartment complex to Lake in the Hills were met Tuesday with generally fav ...
May 14, 2015 - 12:44 am

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 police reports for May 13, 2015

• A 15-year-old Huntley boy was charged Sunday, March 29, with assault and two counts of domestic battery.• Timothy J. Foss, 48, 10544 Lanca ...
May 13, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Wisconsin man injured in Huntley milk truck rollover

HUNTLEY – A 61-year-old Wisconsin man was injured after a tanker truck carrying milk rolled into a ditch Wednesday, fire officials said. Cre ...
May 14, 2015 - 12:56 am

Lake in the Hills Sanitary District to shut off water on delinquent customers

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Starting this weekend, residents with delinquent sewer bills could see their water faucets run dry as the Lake in the Hi ...
May 13, 2015 - 12:24 am

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

 

Huntley School District 158 pays designer $1,500 for new logos in rebranding

HUNTLEY – A $1,500 re-branding effort could soon give Huntley School District 158 a new look to go along with the district's updated name.Di ...
May 11, 2015 - 5:05 pm

Huntley School District 158 now eyeing in-school orchestra program

HUNTLEY – An in-school orchestra program at the Huntley School District 158 middle schools might happen next year, after school officials sa ...
May 8, 2015 - 11:19 pm

Search of Huntley home yields $700,000 worth of drugs, sheriff's office says

HUNTLEY – Luxury and collectible automobiles were among five vehicles seized as part of a drug bust Tuesday that also found several thousand ...
May 7, 2015 - 12:01 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $237,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $70,524

 

Family Alliance having free screenings in Huntley, Woodstock for anxiety, depression

Family Alliance, a nonprofit health care provider for older adults, is offering free anxiety/depression screenings for older adults througho ...
May 6, 2015 - 11:37 pm

DEA agents raid Huntley home in investigation of drug trafficker

HUNTLEY – Officers with the Drug Enforcement Administration and local agencies raided a Huntley home Tuesday as part of a long-term narcotic ...
May 5, 2015 - 11:56 pm

District 158 bus involved in 3-vehicle crash in Huntley

HUNTLEY – A Huntley woman was cited after a chain reaction crash Tuesday morning that involved a Huntley District 158 bus carrying a student ...
May 5, 2015 - 11:58 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

 

Elderly driver crashes into Ziegler's Ace Hardware in Huntley

HUNTLEY – No one was injured after an 86-year-old Huntley woman crashed into Ziegler's Ace Hardware in Huntley on Monday, fire officials sai ...
May 4, 2015 - 11:25 pm

Still strong in Huntley, Johnsburg, but school journalism programs are dwindling

At Cary-Grove High School, gone are the days of having students type their bylines to see them in print later that month.Devin Hester, facul ...
May 3, 2015 - 11:18 pm

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash, fire official says

HUNTLEY – A motorcyclist was flown to Advocate Condell Medical Center with serious injuries after a crash Saturday afternoon, a fire officia ...
May 2, 2015 - 11:59 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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Huntley marks 'Look at Local History Month' in May

HUNTLEY – Residents with an eye for photography and ones with an eye for historical preservation will help mark "Look at Local History Month ...
May 1, 2015 - 11:02 pm

McHenry County College employees recognized by national organization

CRYSTAL LAKE – Three McHenry County College employees were recognized by a national organization looking to promote the work being done at c ...
May 1, 2015 - 11:47 am

Heroin awareness event in Crystal Lake includes naloxone training for overdoses

CRYSTAL LAKE – Training on how to use naloxone in the event of a heroin overdose will be part of an upcoming awareness event. The goal of th ...
May 1, 2015 - 12:06 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158

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McHenry County teachers cite technology, education as engagement keys

HUNTLEY – Over her nearly 20-year career as a teacher, Denise Soling said it’s her role as a student that’s kept her engaged and devoted to ...
April 30, 2015 - 12:04 am

Woman taken to hospital following crash in Huntley

HUNTLEY – A woman was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin on Friday afternoon after a crash flipped the car she was in on its side.
April 24, 2015 - 8:30 pm

Huntley husband accused in beating death sought medical help for wife, documents show

WOODSTOCK – McHenry County court documents reveal new details in the first-degree murder case of a Huntley man accused in the beating death ...
April 24, 2015 - 11:06 pm

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