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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

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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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

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

 

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

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 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

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

 

Rutland Township assessor closes office after being denied transfers to cover salaries

HUNTLEY – The Rutland Township assessor on Wednesday sent her employees home and indefinitely closed her office, one day after Rutland trust ...
March 12, 2015 - 12:21 am

Centegra's Huntley hospital passes halfway mark, workers celebrate (with video)

HUNTLEY – Hundreds of tradesmen talked and laughed among themselves Wednesday, taking a short lunch break in the cafe they built inside Cent ...
March 12, 2015 - 12:05 am

IDOT to host open house on Route 47 widening from Huntley to Woodstock

HUNTLEY – Residents can again give state transportation officials their thoughts during a public hearing Thursday on a project that would wi ...
March 10, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $237,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $70,524

 

4 people injured after 4-vehicle crash in Huntley

HUNTLEY – Four people were taken to an area hospital and a section of Main Street in Huntley was shut down after a four-vehicle crash Tuesda ...
March 10, 2015 - 9:12 am

McHenry County Board to take up Marengo interchange

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will vote later this month whether to move forward with funding preliminary engineering for a full inte ...
March 8, 2015 - 12:03 am

McHenry County seeking bids for land for salt dome

WOODSTOCK – McHenry County is looking to buy land for a new and larger road salt dome, but no takers have yet materialized. County governmen ...
March 4, 2015 - 11:15 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

 

McHenry County TIF districts used for Three Oaks Recreation Area, road improvements, developer agreements

It was the mid-1980s, and heavy snow collapsed the roof of the downtown Crystal Lake Jewel grocery store. Vacancies were common across the a ...
March 2, 2015 - 7:26 pm

Huntley High School students, community go bald for St. Baldrick's on March 13

HUNTLEY – Students and staff at Huntley High School will shave their heads on March 13 during a school assembly that caps off the school's m ...
March 2, 2015 - 4:40 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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Rutland Township officials ready for budget showdown over assessor salaries

HUNTLEY – Officials in Rutland Township expect a budget showdown this month over the money the property assessor uses to make payroll, after ...
Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:57 pm

McHenry County low-income student population increasing

Between the 2004-05 and 2013-14 school years, the number of students on free and reduced-price lunch plans in Illinois increased from 40 per ...
Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:58 pm

Everyday Hero: Debra Junkins

Pet Vet Animal Clinic & Mobile Practice Ltd. is more than a suburban veterinary practice. For years, owner and veterinarian Debra Junkins ha ...
Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158

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Everyday Hero: Camille Paddock

Angie Caldwell heard a story two years ago about a Huntley girl who suffered from an autoimmune disease and found her story amazing. The sto ...
Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am

Huntley officials release community survey as they plan for a hotel

HUNTLEY – Village officials took a small step Monday toward one of their major economic goals this year, as they released a survey to Huntle ...
Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:03 am

Huntley official defends stalled Amtrak project during Springfield trip

HUNTLEY – A top Huntley official recently met the acting state transportation secretary in Springfield and reinforced the economic benefits ...
Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:09 am

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