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McHenry County police department to host drug take-backs Saturday

A dozen McHenry County-area police departments are partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration to give the public an opportunity to ...
April 28, 2016 - 4:58 pm

Woodstock police expect better coverage, cost savings from new radio system

WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department will be moving to a new radio system that is expected to have better coverage and save the city ...
April 23, 2016 - 11:38 pm

Democratic Party of McHenry County chooses candidates for several local races

The Democratic Party of McHenry County chose candidates for two McHenry County Board districts, McHenry County Recorder and McHenry County S ...
April 17, 2016 - 11:51 am

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 postpones vote on SSA for wastewater treatment system

JOHNSBURG – The Johnsburg Village Board tabled its vote to designate a special service area for wastewater treatment and collection system i ...
April 9, 2016 - 12:01 am

Woodstock approves 911 dispatch services with McHenry police

WOODSTOCK – The city of Woodstock has approved an intergovernmental agreement to join the McHenry Police Department dispatch center. It cos ...
April 7, 2016 - 12:31 am

ShopFresh grocery store taking over Wisted's Supermarket in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK – A new grocery store is coming to Woodstock in the former Piggly Wiggly-owned Wisted’s Supermarket, which had been closed for les ...
April 6, 2016 - 12:37 am

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 businessman pays it back through True Mentors

JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg resident Gary Rabine never would’ve gotten where he is in business if it wasn’t for the help and guidance of many ment ...
April 3, 2016 - 11:10 pm

After-school franchise Mathnasium opens in Johnsburg

JOHNSBURG – A franchise offering after-school math programs for students up through high school recently opened a new location in Johnsburg, ...
April 2, 2016 - 5:30 am

Mario Casciaro vindicated after overturned Johnsburg murder conviction won't go to Illinois Supreme Court

Mario Casciaro, who walked free after his murder conviction in the death of a 17-year-old Johnsburg teen was overturned, is feeling a new se ...
April 1, 2016 - 12:29 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%

Illinois Supreme Court: State can't appeal Johnsburg murder conviction reversal

The Illinois Supreme Court has denied the state's request to appeal the reversal of the murder conviction of Mario Casciaro, according to st ...
March 31, 2016 - 10:48 am

10 McHenry County students earn Helen Wright Fine Arts Scholarships

WOODSTOCK – Ten McHenry County high school seniors have been awarded $1,000 each for their talent in various areas of fine arts.The Woodstoc ...
March 29, 2016 - 12:01 am

Marengo approves dispatch services with McHenry police, new radios for police department

MARENGO – The Marengo City Council approved on Monday an agreement for the Marengo Police Department to transition dispatch services and upg ...
March 28, 2016 - 11:56 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

Johnsburg Church Street corridor improvements underway

JOHNSBURG – The Church Street corridor improvement is a Johnsburg project that has been 20 years and coming, Village President Edwin Hetterm ...
March 26, 2016 - 11:13 pm

Route 31 reopens in Johnsburg near McHenry after wax spill forces afternoon closure

JOHNSBURG – The southbound lanes of Route 31 in Johnsburg were closed for more than nine hours Tuesday after a Carnauba wax spill that occur ...
March 23, 2016 - 12:57 am

Man sent to hospital after car crashes into tree near Lakemoor, official says

LAKEMOOR – A man was sent to the hospital Thursday after his car crashed into a tree outside Lakemoor, McHenry County Sheriff's Deputy Aimee ...
March 17, 2016 - 9:53 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $291,100

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $78,963

Johnsburg sales tax passes with 57 percent of 'yes' votes

JOHNSBURG — With only mail-in and late provisional ballots remaining, 57 percent of voters in Johnsburg said "yes" to a sales tax incresae.A ...
March 16, 2016 - 12:55 pm

Fire official: Johnsburg home struck by lightning

JOHNSBURG – A lightning strike left a hole in the roof of a Johnsburg home late Tuesday, fire officials said.McHenry Township Fire Protectio ...
March 16, 2016 - 5:57 pm

McHenry County home-schoolers more connected, supported than in past

Among the home-schooling community in McHenry County, the reasons behind the decisions are individualized and specific, but the people who h ...
March 9, 2016 - 2:08 pm

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

Johnsburg School District 12 to be on 'financial watch'

JOHNSBURG –The superintendent of Johnsburg School District 12 said recent notification about being on “financial watch” status –a state de ...
March 7, 2016 - 12:48 am

Johnsburg Junior High teacher starts archery program

JOHNSBURG –A new archery program started by a Johnsburg Junior High teacher has helped facilitate lessons beyond just shooting an arrow.Eri ...
March 6, 2016 - 12:12 am

Question on Johnsburg sales tax increase to appear on ballots

JOHNSBURG – Johnsburg residents will see a referendum question on their ballots March 15 asking whether voters support raising the sales tax ...
March 2, 2016 - 12:40 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 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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McHenry County robotics teams introduce students to STEM fields

CRYSTAL LAKE – Six students from Johnsburg High School surrounded their robot Saturday at McHenry County College.As part of the FIRST Tech C ...
Feb. 16, 2016 - 12:23 am

McHenry County Schools, students earn top scores in youth science and engineering competition

CRYSTAL LAKE – Three area schools placed as top winners in separate divisions in the recent 2016 McHenry County College Worldwide Youth in S ...
Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:16 am

McHenry County pedestrian fatalities increase in 2015

Despite dropping for three consecutive years, the percentage of fatal traffic crashes involving pedestrians rose last year in McHenry County ...
Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:11 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Johnsburg Community Unit School Dist. 12

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