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MCC board approves tuition increase, votes down new infrastructure fee

CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College students will pay $5 more per credit hour starting this summer, but a proposed $5 infrastructure fee w ...
Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm

Enrollment in McHenry County high school dual credit programs explodes

CRYSTAL LAKE – More than 500 high school freshmen and sophomores at half of McHenry County’s high schools are set to get their first taste o ...
Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:58 pm

Prairie Grove OK's video gaming; Johnsburg seeking to limit terminals

PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove gave the green light to video gaming terminals, while Johnsburg is making sure the gambling trend doesn’t spre ...
Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:42 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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McCullom Lake woman charged with financial exploitation of elderly

McCULLOM LAKE – A McCullom Lake woman faces multiple felony charges of financial exploitation of an elderly person. Patricia Schlitter, 51, ...
Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:41 pm

Veteran chosen as student voice on McHenry County College board

CRYSTAL LAKE – For the first time, the student voice on the McHenry County College Board of Trustees will be a veteran. Jason Memmen of John ...
Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:56 pm

Computer science growing focus of some McHenry County area schools

WOODSTOCK – When Woodstock North High School tried to roll out a computer programming class in Sidney Smith’s senior year, he and his friend ...
Feb. 15, 2015 - 10:55 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

 

Johnsburg School District 12 Board reviews $41M facility plan

JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg School District 12 officials are close to initiating the bidding process for a $41 million facility project years in t ...
Feb. 10, 2015 - 11:49 pm

Election 2015: Write-in candidates file for Crystal Lake mayor, Cary trustee races

WOODSTOCK – Write-in candidates are aiming to make the races for Crystal Lake mayor and Cary trustees competitive.By the end of the day Thur ...
Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:07 am

Wonder Lake family to host benefit for man, 38, battling brain cancer

JOHNSBURG – After five years, four surgeries and a constant battle against two types of brain cancers, a Wonder Lake man and his family is a ...
Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:15 am

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%

 

Benefit for Johnsburg High School grad injured in November crash set for Saturday

JOHNSBURG – A benefit is being held Saturday to help a Johnsburg High School graduate who was injured in a car wreck with an alleged drunken ...
Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:18 am

Johnsburg’s Radicom Inc. names new leader

JOHNSBURG – Radicom Inc. has named Robert Lueders Jr. president and CEO.The announcement follows the retirement of the company’s long-time p ...
Jan. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am

Back To Balance opens new location in Johnsburg

The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Back To Balance Stress Management Consulting & Massage Th ...
Jan. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am

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

 

High school boys basketball roundup: Jacobs, Johnsburg win

Cory Boeckh scored 16 points, including four of Jacobs' eight 3-pointers to lead his team to the 55-23 win over Waukegan in nonconference pl ...
Jan. 10, 2015 - 10:54 pm

Mario Casciaro's attorneys waiting on DNA results in Johnsburg murder case

WOODSTOCK – Attorneys for Mario Casciaro are expecting DNA results on never-before tested evidence to return from a crime lab next week. Cas ...
Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:19 pm

Shane Lamb pleads out on aggravated possession of stolen firearms charges

WOODSTOCK – Shane Lamb, the man at the center of controversy surrounding the prosecution of Mario Casciaro, pleaded guilty Monday to aggrava ...
Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:03 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $291,100

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $78,963

 

Carrick family patriarch dies in Johnsburg home

JOHNSBURG – The Carrick family patriarch died early this morning, and news of his death shook the small-town church where Bill Carrick was a ...
Dec. 31, 2014 - 12:15 am

Used-car dealership could come to Johnsburg

JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg could feature an unusual one-stop shop for water treatment services and used cars if the Village Board approves a new ...
Dec. 30, 2014 - 12:01 am

World War II veteran missing dog in Johnsburg since Christmas

JOHNSBURG – A World War II veteran is looking for his lost companion after his dog ran away Christmas Day. George Marek, a 92-year-old Johns ...
Dec. 30, 2014 - 9:31 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

 

Changing Faces: McHenry County schools adapt to English-language learners

Demographic shifts over the last 14 years provide clues to what McHenry County is going to look like in the future. We should expect to be o ...
Dec. 26, 2014 - 2:01 pm

Changing Faces: More projects around McHenry County look for low-income housing tax credits

Demographic shifts over the last 14 years provide clues to what McHenry County is going to look like in the future. We should expect to be o ...
Dec. 26, 2014 - 2:48 pm

Snowmobile association, conservation district receive grant to maintain trails in McHenry County

WOODSTOCK – About 200 miles of snowmobile trails crisscross McHenry County.The McHenry County Snowmobile Association in cooperation with the ...
Dec. 23, 2014 - 11:19 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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ARDC investigates Mario Casciaro prosecutors after witness complains, declines to act further

WOODSTOCK – The state oversight committee in charge of disciplining lawyers declined to further investigate the McHenry County prosecutors w ...
Dec. 22, 2014 - 11:58 pm

Salvation Army of McHenry County receives first gold, silver coins of red kettle season

The Salvation Army of McHenry County has received its first gold and silver coins of the annual Red Kettle Campaign.On Monday, a person dona ...
Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:02 am

Shane Lamb's request for new venue, new prosecutor denied

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge rejected two court filings by Shane Lamb in which he requested that new prosecutors try his case, and tha ...
Dec. 13, 2014 - 12:15 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Johnsburg Community Unit School Dist. 12

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Johnsburg votes to increase levy

JOHNSBURG – The Johnsburg Village Board approved a 2.28 percent levy increase, looking to capture roughly $24,000 in new revenue.The increas ...
Dec. 6, 2014 - 11:22 pm

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