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Dream Kitchen in Lake in the Hills turning chefs', bakers' aspirations into reality

LAKE IN THE HILLS – His daughter born three months premature, Kevin Echevarria was facing some tough decisions.He and his family were in the ...
Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:20 am

Centegra program in Huntley fights childhood obesity

HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System will begin another session of the Centegra Kids in Motion program in September. The eight-week class is des ...
Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:04 am

Huntley High School improvements provide versatility for students, staff

HUNTLEY – Standing in several areas within School District 158’s Huntley High School today means standing in areas that at one point didn’t ...
Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:04 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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Huntley School District 158 teachers union members speak on contract requests

HUNTLEY – While negotiations for the District 158 teachers’ contract are in mediation, dozens of union members gathered at the school board ...
Aug. 23, 2015 - 12:15 am

Crystal Lake Marine welcomed home with surprise celebration

CRYSTAL LAKE – From the number of people he missed while overseas to the number of people welcoming him home, Sgt. Patrick Adams’ third depl ...
Aug. 23, 2015 - 10:14 am

Centegra keeps hiring of doctors up as national share of hospital hiring drops

HUNTLEY – Pediatrician Kristi Redlich hadn’t given much thought to what kind of place she wanted to end up after her residency.She just knew ...
Aug. 23, 2015 - 12:00 am

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

 

Video: Huntley volleyball's Erin Erb talks about the upcoming season

In this short video from Friday's practice, Huntley outside hitter Erin Erb previews the upcoming volleyball season. ...
Aug. 22, 2015 - 10:55 am

Grafton Township violated Freedom of Information Act, Lake in the Hills resident says

WOODSTOCK – A Grafton Township official violated the Freedom of Information Act, a Lake in the Hills resident claims in civil lawsuit recent ...
Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:11 am

Huntley School District 158, teachers union heading into 2nd mediation session

HUNTLEY – Ahead of an upcoming mediation meeting, the spokeswoman for the District 158 teachers union said the union’s hope is to reach a qu ...
Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:04 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%

 

Huntley police reports for Aug. 13, 2015

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
Aug. 13, 2015 - 1:51 pm

SEECOM partners on missing children preparedness project

CRYSTAL LAKE – The consolidated emergency dispatch center that serves several McHenry County communities has completed more than 100 hours o ...
Aug. 12, 2015 - 2:12 pm

Huntley corn crib razed in controlled burn near I-90 (with video)

HUNTLEY – A fire destroyed an abandoned corn crib Tuesday in Huntley as part of a controlled burn, fire officials said.Huntley Fire Protecti ...
Aug. 11, 2015 - 3:40 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

 

Graham: Huntley chamber has the cure for the TTWIABD business disease

TTWIABD.No, it’s not a misspelling. It’s an acronym for ... that's the way it's always been done!Does your business or organization have the ...
Aug. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am

Sun City Huntley named as a top place to retire

HUNTLEY – A company that runs a search engine for vacation rentals recently named Sun City Huntley as one of the best places to retire in th ...
Aug. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am

Back to school supplies hitting McHenry County parents' wallets

HARVARD – As students march back to school, some parents see their money marching off with them.For Rachel Garcia, the back-to-school season ...
Aug. 7, 2015 - 12:14 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $237,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $70,524

 

McHenry County communities participate in National Night Out

HUNTLEY – Police officer Megan Racila cringed a little every time she hit the ball.The sprints around the bases at Sun City’s Eakin Field fo ...
Aug. 5, 2015 - 12:08 am

Elated Boutique brings new retail option to downtown Huntley

HUNTLEY – A small boutique offering gift ideas, clothing and accessories opened recently in downtown Huntley.Sisters-in-law Brittney and Amy ...
Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:26 pm

KinderCare in Huntley receives national accreditation

HUNTLEY – KinderCare in Huntley recently earned a national accreditation award, meeting a comprehensive set of performance standards, accord ...
July 2, 2015 - 5:30 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 nonprofit to host golf outing benefit

HUNTLEY – Registration is open for a golf outing that benefits a Huntley nonprofit working to break the cycle of poverty in India and South ...
July 28, 2015 - 10:15 am

Huntley ReMax brokers recognized for sales

HUNTLEY – ReMax Northern Illinois recently recognized brokers from ReMax Unlimited Northwest, 12376 Princeton Drive, Huntley, for exceptiona ...
July 26, 2015 - 5:30 am

State Farm Insurance opens new location in Huntley

Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce members earlier this year welcomed State Farm Insurance/Chad Radtke’s office, 12396 Princeton Drive, Huntle ...
July 26, 2015 - 5:30 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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Salvation Army packs donated backpacks as school year approaches

CRYSTAL LAKE – The smell of the first backpack 16-year-old Makenna Schmitz opened took her back to being about 7 years old.Schmitz, a Prairi ...
July 23, 2015 - 12:46 am

Crystal Lake teen crashes stolen golf cart in Lake in the Hills, police say

LAKE IN THE HILLS – An 18-year-old Crystal Lake man's joy ride on a stolen golf cart ended Wednesday when he crashed into a pole in Lake in ...
July 23, 2015 - 12:39 am

Firefighters extinguish trailer tire fire in Huntley

HUNTLEY – A Wednesday morning blaze on the rear tires of a trailer in Huntley immobilized the trailer, but caused little other damage, fire ...
July 23, 2015 - 12:36 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158

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Huntley police investigate string of work van burglaries

HUNTLEY – Huntley police are investigating a rash of vehicle break-ins that ended with more than $10,000 in tools being stolen from work van ...
July 21, 2015 - 11:56 pm

Video gaming, pizza among new businesses in Lake in the Hills, Huntley

A variety of new businesses, from a video gaming cafe to a pizza place, recently opened throughout two villages in southwestern McHenry Coun ...
July 23, 2015 - 5:55 pm

Roof of former Camp Algonquin recreation hall to be replaced

WOODSTOCK – Plans are moving ahead to salvage the former Camp Algonquin recreation hall despite concerns that the recently approved master p ...
July 21, 2015 - 12:18 am

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