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Huntley manufacturing company to nearly double size of its facility

HUNTLEY – FYH Bearing Units USA Inc. is looking to nearly double the size of its existing property in Huntley.The Japan-based company, which ...
Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:50 pm

Some new details emerge on Lake in the Hills apparent murder-suicide

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police continue to investigate an apparent murder-suicide that left a mother and her two children dead ...
Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:45 am

Coroner: Lake in the Hills children strangled; mother died of hanging

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office on Wednesday revealed the preliminary causes of deaths for three people found dead T ...
Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:14 am

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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Harmony Road reopens between Hemmer, Brier Hill roads

HUNTLEY – Harmony Road has reopened between Hemmer and Brier Hill roads near Huntley after being closed due to downed wires.The road was clo ...
Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:33 am

Huntley woman starts online course to teach recognition of domestic violence in hospitality industry

HUNTLEY – A couple arguing in the lobby, evidence of a fight in a room and an employee suffering from chronic absenteeism or tardiness all c ...
Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:33 am

Outgoing state Rep. Mike Tryon reflects on political career

There are a lot of things that state Rep. Mike Tryon will miss when his representation of McHenry County in Springfield officially ends Wedn ...
Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:11 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

 

Wonder Lake couple has first McHenry County baby of 2017

HUNTLEY – As Karel and Greg Roth of Wonder Lake rang in the new year, they joked that it wouldn’t be them having the first baby in McHenry C ...
Jan. 2, 2017 - 11:36 pm

Huntley sees growth in 2016, sets priorities for 2017

HUNTLEY – Throughout 2016, Huntley has seen an increase in residents, the completion of improvements to the square and the addition of a new ...
Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:48 am

St. Charles man headed to prison after buying Huntley business

A St. Charles man charged with wire fraud and evading income taxes was sentenced to federal prison Wednesday after a transaction involving a ...
Dec. 29, 2016 - 1:04 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%

 

Therapy dogs used for motivation, recovery throughout McHenry County

When a therapy dog visits a hospital, the first reaction it brings out in people is a big smile, said Katherine Feuillan, a certified therap ...
Dec. 29, 2016 - 12:53 am

New hospitals head top local stories of 2016 in McHenry County

The opening of a new hospital and the modernization of another tops the Northwest Herald’s list of Top 10 local news events of 2016. The ne ...
Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:48 pm

Huntley recognized for geographic information system, donates money to cop's family

HUNTLEY – The village of Huntley recently was recognized with an Investment in Infrastructure Achievement Award for its geographic informati ...
Dec. 24, 2016 - 10:12 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

 

Pub 47 hosts huge fundraiser in Huntley for Grafton Food Pantry

HUNTLEY – Pub 47 assistant manager Lacey McKenzie said she was looking for a way to give back during the holidays when she saw a flier from ...
Dec. 23, 2016 - 12:19 am

3 Huntley businesses fail alcohol compliance check, police say

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Police Department conducted alcohol compliance checks at 25 local businesses in Huntley on Monday. Of the 25 businesse ...
Dec. 22, 2016 - 12:34 am

McHenry County races take shape as candidates file for April 4 election

A number of contested municipal government races await voters in the April 4 consolidated election. Voters on that day will elect their rep ...
Dec. 22, 2016 - 8:00 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $237,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $70,524

 

McHenry County schools close because of winter weather

CRYSTAL LAKE – A slew of McHenry County schools canceled classes Monday because of the winter weather, according to the Emergency Closing Ce ...
Dec. 19, 2016 - 9:10 am

Mount Prospect cop from Huntley to return to work after being found not guilty of battery, resisting arrest

A Mount Prospect police sergeant from Huntley who was acquitted of aggravated battery and resisting arrest charges will return to work at th ...
Dec. 16, 2016 - 5:35 pm

3 Huntley police officers receive life-saving awards

HUNTLEY – Huntley Police Chief Robert Porter presented three life-saving awards to officers at the Dec. 8 Village Board meeting.Officer Nora ...
Dec. 15, 2016 - 12:58 am

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

 

Huntley police ask drivers to celebrate holidays responsibly

HUNTLEY – Huntley police are encouraging people to drive safe during the holiday season.December is National Impaired Driving Awareness Mont ...
Dec. 15, 2016 - 12:53 am

LITH woman accused of unauthorized purchases previously stole from TLS Veterans

WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills woman facing a felony charge for allegedly charging more than $20,000 in unauthorized personal purchases to ...
Dec. 14, 2016 - 3:07 pm

Huntley police seeking suspect in Jimmy John's armed robbery

HUNTLEY – Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a female suspect who robbed a Jimmy John’s sandwich shop late last week.Huntle ...
Dec. 14, 2016 - 12:00 am

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 High School, Centegra Hospital's residency program gives students glimpse into medical careers

HUNTLEY – At Centegra Hospital – Huntley, Maddy Moffett listened to the heartbeat of 2-week-old Braxton Emery. It was the first time Moffett ...
Dec. 13, 2016 - 11:52 pm

Huntley High School students wrap thousands of gifts for their adopted families

HUNTLEY – Sarah Glass spent her Monday afternoon wrapping Christmas presents, including boxes full of diapers and a giant dollhouse.However, ...
Dec. 12, 2016 - 11:56 pm

Lake in the Hills woman charged with making unauthorized purchases from Sun City Community Association of Huntley

HUNTLEY – A Lake in the Hills woman has turned herself in after Huntley police said she made more than $20,000 in unauthorized personal purc ...
Dec. 12, 2016 - 11:50 pm

Schools

Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158

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McHenry County school administrators recognized by Illinois Principals Association

Several McHenry County school administrators have been recognized by the Illinois Principals Association as the best leaders in the Kishwauk ...
Dec. 10, 2016 - 11:12 pm

NISRA's fall production showcases hard work of actors, staff

HUNTLEY – With Emily Todd, manager of cultural arts for the Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association, on maternity leave, intern Jam ...
Dec. 9, 2016 - 1:03 am

Huntley High School senior uses Eagle Scout project to give back to former school

LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Huntley High School senior Brady Cairns started his Eagle Scout project, he decided he wanted to give back to one o ...
Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:06 am

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