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McHenry Township officials to answer assessment questions

JOHNSBURG – McHenry Township Assessor Mary Mahady will answer questions regarding the property assessment process during a public informatio ...
May 26, 2015 - 11:08 pm

McHenry's SleepOut for Shelter raises more than $180,000

McHENRY – This year’s SleepOut for Shelter has raised over $180,000 so far.Organizers credit the support to a 2-to-1 match of up to $100,000 ...
May 23, 2015 - 11:42 pm

McHenry County spelling champ heads to national bee

JOHNSBURG – Mareike Western has spent at least 16 hours online in the past two months.But unlike most 14-year-olds, Western is spending her ...
May 22, 2015 - 11:20 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 469
5 to 9 Years 457
10 to 14 Years 405
15 to 19 Years 454
20 to 24 Years 383
25 to 34 Years 578
35 to 44 Years 833
45 to 54 Years 1141
55 to 59 Years 404
60 to 64 Years 510
65 to 74 Years 506
75 to 84 Years 137
85 Years and Over 48
Median Age (in years) 40.8

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Ancestry

American 382 5.3%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 124 1.7%
Danish 15 0.2%
Dutch 169 2.3%
English 487 6.7%
French (except Basque) 251 3.5%
French Canadian 119 1.6%
German 2,257 31.1%
Greek 14 0.2%
Hungarian 0 0.0%
Irish 1,340 18.5%
Italian 571 7.9%
Lithuanian 95 1.3%
Norwegian 127 1.8%
Polish 808 11.1%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 12 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 6 0.1%
Scottish 58 0.8%
Slovak 0 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 346 4.8%
Swiss 16 0.2%
Ukrainian 22 0.3%
Welsh 29 0.4%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Johnsburg School District 12 coach hiring vote violated OMA, Attorney General says (with documents)

JOHNSBURG – The Johnsburg School District 12 Board will have to re-vote to hire its high-school football coach after the Attorney General’s ...
May 22, 2015 - 11:09 pm

McHenry County police agencies considering new crime task force agreement

An updated intergovernmental agreement among the county’s policing agencies will lead to a policy addressing police-involved shootings and i ...
May 20, 2015 - 12:22 am

Former Johnsburg High School aide charged with sex crime with student

WOODSTOCK – A former Johnsburg High School teacher's aide has been charged with a sex crime involving a teenage student.Damon H. Malone, 39, ...
May 15, 2015 - 5:10 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 33 0.8%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 117 2.8%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 1,702 40.9%
Some College, No Degree 904 21.7%
Associates Degree 253 6.1%
Bachelor's Degree 696 16.7%
Graduate or Professional Degree 452 10.9%
Population 25 years and Over 4,157
High School Graduate or Higher 96.39%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 27.61&

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Gender

Male 3,218 50.88%
Female 3,107 49.12%
Total Population 6,325

 

66-year-old McHenry farmer killed after being hit by motorcycle on Ringwood Road

RINGWOOD – A group of McHenry County farmers sat down for a somber lunch Friday to mourn the death of their friend Thomas R. King, who was f ...
May 9, 2015 - 11:33 pm

Johnsburg businessman pushes for solar power with Illinois legislators

While a contingent of Exelon supporters rallied nearby, Johnsburg businessman Paul LaBarbera joined fellow solar energy allies in the debate ...
May 7, 2015 - 10:57 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

Household Type

Total Households 2,200
Family Households 1,801 81.86%
with own children under 18 years 638 29.00%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 2,200
Owner-Occupied 1,917 87.13&
Renter Occupied 283 12.86%

 

MCC receives grants to support art preservation, summer math academy

CRYSTAL LAKE – Two grants will help fund restoration treatments for works by Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol and a summer math academy for inc ...
April 30, 2015 - 1:53 pm

Algonquin trying to meet state requirements for affordable housing

ALGONQUIN – Officials on Tuesday said there is more work to be done in bringing affordable housing to the village of Algonquin. The Committe ...
April 29, 2015 - 11:50 pm

Appellate court hears Mario Casciaro's Johnsburg murder appeal

ELGIN – Attorneys made oral arguments Monday before a panel of three judges who will now decide whether to overturn or affirm the first-degr ...
April 28, 2015 - 5:10 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1265

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 1,428
Median (dollars) $2231
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 489
Median (dollars) $716

 

MCC student trustee makes presentation calling for more student space

CRYSTAL LAKE – Jason Memmen wants the board overseeing McHenry County College to take student space into consideration when it makes decisio ...
April 25, 2015 - 12:07 am

Johnsburg woman flown to hospital after Route 47 crash near Hebron

HEBRON – Route 47 south of Hebron reopened Tuesday morning after being closed because of a crash that left one driver in serious condition, ...
April 22, 2015 - 12:16 am

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

Household Value

Median (dollars) $291,100

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $78,963

 

Johnsburg library week to be balloon themed

JOHNSBURG – Reading week at Johnsburg Public Library will feature balloon animals, storytimes and a gift basket drawing.The activities inclu ...
April 11, 2015 - 12:02 am

Unpopular decisons propel Cary, Lakewood write-ins, others to victory

The 10 percent of McHenry County voters who cast ballots in Tuesday’s election sent two village boards and a school district the powerful me ...
April 9, 2015 - 12:49 am

Johnsburg School District 12: Newcomers win seats; incumbents 1 vote apart

JOHNSBURG – Two newcomers appear poised to take seats on the District 12 School Board, with one vote as of late Tuesday evening separating t ...
April 8, 2015 - 1:09 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 43 0.28%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 222 1.43%
Construction 346 2.23%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 653 4.21%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 244 1.57%
Information 85 0.55%
Manufacturing 495 3.19%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 93 0.60%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 216 1.39%
Public Administration 163 1.05%
Retail Trade 407 2.63%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 131 0.85%
Wholesale Trade 170 1.10%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 3,268

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Land

Area (in square miles) 7.08
Density (in square feet) 893.36

 

Election 2015: Contested McHenry County races abound on Tuesday ballot

OK, voters, it’s up to you this Tuesday.More than 40 races to determine who represents you – or who doesn’t – on city councils, school board ...
April 4, 2015 - 10:41 pm

Volo woman tied to Johnsburg, Crystal Lake, Grayslake bank robberies charged by feds

ROCKFORD – A Volo woman tied to several area bank robberies in the area has been charged by federal authorities. Charges against Teresa M. K ...
March 30, 2015 - 11:33 pm

Man uninjured after falling from kayak into Pistakee Bay in Johnsburg

JOHNSBURG – A man spent 40 to 45 minutes in Pistakee Bay in Johnsburg, but was uninjured, after falling from a kayak Sunday morning, fire of ...
March 29, 2015 - 2:39 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 Pamela Althoff
Illinois House of Representatives Jack Franks
Illinois House of Representatives Barbara Wheeler

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 195
Cuban 0
Mexican 132
Other Hispanic or Latino 51
Puerto Rican 12
Total Population 195
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,130
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 7
Black or African American Alone 79
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 35
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 35
White Alone 6,009
Total Population 6,325

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SleepOut for Shelter fundraiser for McHenry County homeless program opens registration

McHENRY – The Pioneer Center for Human Services and McHenry County Community Foundation are asking residents to get their tents, cars and ca ...
March 28, 2015 - 11:26 pm

Volo woman accused of trying to rob Johnsburg Chase Bank

JOHNSBURG – A Volo woman is accused of attempting to rob the J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, 2911 Commerce Drive, in Johnsburg on Tuesday, police sa ...
March 26, 2015 - 12:46 am

Johnsburg man faces reckless conduct charge in Woodstock fire

WOODSTOCK – A Johnsburg man was arrested Friday after allegedly starting a fire in a wooded area that authorities said burned 5 acres of lan ...
March 24, 2015 - 1:51 pm

Schools

Unified School Districts Johnsburg Community Unit School Dist. 12

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Johnsburg School District 12 to offer full-day kindergarten

JOHNSBURG – After more than a year of discussions, Johnsburg School District 12 will offer full-day kindergarten starting in the 2015-16 sch ...
March 17, 2015 - 11:13 am

Former Johnsburg School District 12 employee focus of investigation

JOHNSBURG – An investigation has been opened into a former Johnsburg High School support staff member, the district's superintendent said in ...
March 13, 2015 - 4:33 pm

Non-traditional church work for McHenry County-area congregations

JOHNSBURG – Steve Erickson has preached in gymnasiums, 100-year-old chapels with no bathrooms and movie theaters.The Meadowland Church pasto ...
March 8, 2015 - 12:10 am

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