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Vigil honors Lake in the Hills mother, children killed in apparent murder-suicide

LAKE IN THE HILLS – It’s been a hard week and a half for his family, but Luis Garcia said the support of the community has made everything e ...
Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:09 am

Chicagoland Mobile Veterinary Services to open Lake in the Hills clinic

LAKE IN THE HILLS – From pigs to camels to venomous snakes, Jason Olech – a veterinarian at Chicagoland Mobile Veterinary Services – has tre ...
Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:45 am

Lake in the Hills man pleads guilty to DUI in 2015 crash that injured 2 men

WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man could be headed to prison after he admitted to driving drunk in a crash that seriously injured two men.V ...
Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:37 am

Age

Under 5 Years 1793
5 to 9 Years 2968
10 to 14 Years 2598
15 to 19 Years 2184
20 to 24 Years 1290
25 to 34 Years 3148
35 to 44 Years 5630
45 to 54 Years 4933
55 to 59 Years 1594
60 to 64 Years 1151
65 to 74 Years 1019
75 to 84 Years 465
85 Years and Over 121
Median Age (in years) 36.3

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Ancestry

American 769 2.4%
Arab 230 0.7%
Czech 387 1.2%
Danish 248 0.8%
Dutch 437 1.4%
English 1,599 5.1%
French (except Basque) 765 2.4%
French Canadian 85 0.3%
German 8,237 26.1%
Greek 220 0.7%
Hungarian 277 0.9%
Irish 5,488 17.4%
Italian 4,067 12.9%
Lithuanian 179 0.6%
Norwegian 811 2.6%
Polish 5,070 16.1%
Portuguese 47 0.1%
Russian 331 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 153 0.5%
Scottish 375 1.2%
Slovak 72 0.2%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 1,174 3.7%
Swiss 142 0.5%
Ukrainian 191 0.6%
Welsh 160 0.5%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Crystal Lake School District 47 school board OKs 4-year teachers union contract

CRYSTAL LAKE – Teachers in Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 will receive 3.75 percent annual raises under a new four-year contract ...
Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:32 am

Senior living facility eyeing Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village trustees heard plans for a senior living facility that would be built in an 8-acre lot in the northwest corner o ...
Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:17 am

Community members to hold vigil for Lake in the Hills victims of apparent murder-suicide

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Community members are planning a vigil to show support for the Lake in the Hills family killed in an apparent murder-sui ...
Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:57 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 384 2.1%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 593 3.3%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 5,051 28.0%
Some College, No Degree 4,704 26.0%
Associates Degree 1,808 10.0%
Bachelor's Degree 4,025 22.3%
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,496 8.3%
Population 25 years and Over 18,061
High School Graduate or Higher 94.59%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 30.56&

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Gender

Male 14,654 50.72%
Female 14,240 49.28%
Total Population 28,894

 

3 Lake in the Hills businesses recognized for service in village

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Three Lake in the Hills businesses were recognized Thursday, including one that donated time and materials to build rais ...
Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:22 am

Lake in the Hills resident reflects on 85-pound weight loss, offers advice

LAKE IN THE HILLS – On Thanksgiving 2015, Mary Ulery was in Southern California watching on the sidelines as her son ran a 5K race. Just one ...
Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:58 pm

Some new details emerge on Lake in the Hills apparent murder-suicide

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police continue to investigate an apparent murder-suicide that left a mother and her two children dead ...
Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:45 am

Household Type

Total Households 9,792
Family Households 7,556 77.16&
with own children under 18 years 4,250 43.40%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 9,792
Owner-Occupied 8,909 90.98%
Renter Occupied 883 9.01&

 

Coroner: Lake in the Hills children strangled; mother died of hanging

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office on Wednesday revealed the preliminary causes of deaths for three people found dead T ...
Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:14 am

Lake in the Hills Airport to host informational drone meeting

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Airport will be hosting an informational meeting on drone use.The session, which is open to the pu ...
Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:23 am

3 people found dead in Lake in the Hills home, police say

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police are investigating the deaths of three people in what police said appears to be an isolated inci ...
Jan. 11, 2017 - 5:07 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1256

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 7,928
Median (dollars) $2023
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 981
Median (dollars) $674

 

Algonquin Area Public Library District OKs schematic plans for renovations, addition

ALGONQUIN – Schematic plans for a multimillion-dollar renovation and addition to facilities at the Algonquin Area Public Library District ha ...
Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:20 pm

Outgoing state Rep. Mike Tryon reflects on political career

There are a lot of things that state Rep. Mike Tryon will miss when his representation of McHenry County in Springfield officially ends Wedn ...
Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:11 pm

Letter: Bicyclists and stop signs

To the Editor:Time to stir the bucket. I enjoyed your “New State Laws” story on Jan. 3. I especially like the blurb, House Bill 5912, about ...
Jan. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

 

Lake in the Hill police reports for Thursday, January 5, 2017

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
Jan. 6, 2017 - 12:41 am

Families ring in Noon Year's Eve in Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Some families rang in the new year early on Saturday, celebrating “Noon Year’s Eve” in Lake in the Hills.This was the fi ...
Dec. 31, 2016 - 10:42 pm

Lake in the Hills receives grant to upgrade to efficient lighting

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village of Lake in the Hills has received a $5,880 grant to upgrade its interior fluorescent hanging lights at Villa ...
Dec. 31, 2016 - 10:21 pm

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 42 0.27%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 1,046 6.75%
Construction 1,044 6.74%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 2,464 15.90%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 984 6.35%
Information 444 2.86%
Manufacturing 2,796 18.04%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 763 4.92%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 1,560 10.06%
Public Administration 288 1.86%
Retail Trade 1,967 12.69%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 1,011 6.52%
Wholesale Trade 507 3.27%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 14,916

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Land

Area (in square miles) 10.38
Density (in square feet) 2,783.62

 

Pedestrian dies after Lake in the Hills police sergeant, Hebron trustee accused of DUI

A Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, woman who authorities said was struck by an intoxicated Lake in the Hills police sergeant and Hebron trustee has d ...
Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:36 pm

Lake in the Hills police sergeant, Hebron trustee accused of drunken driving, hitting pedestrian

A Lake in the Hills police sergeant and candidate for Hebron village president has been accused of driving while intoxicated and striking a ...
Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:44 pm

Lake in the Hills trustee challenges village president for position

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills Trustee Russ Ruzanski is challenging Village President Paul Mulcahy for his seat in the April 4 consol ...
Dec. 29, 2016 - 12:51 am

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Peter Roskam
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Karen McConnaughay
Illinois Senate Dan Duffy
Illinois House of Representatives Michael Tryon
Illinois House of Representatives David McSweeney

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,609
Cuban 41
Mexican 1,941
Other Hispanic or Latino 443
Puerto Rican 184
Total Population 2,609
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,285
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 44
Asian Alone 1,290
Black or African American Alone 375
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 470
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 96
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 374
White Alone 24,106
Total Population 28,894

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Lake in the Hills man charged with sexually assaulting girl

WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man has been charged with sexually abusing a female family member who told police that he had abused her on ...
Dec. 23, 2016 - 11:53 pm

Lake in the Hills police reports for Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
Dec. 21, 2016 - 8:21 am

McHenry County races take shape as candidates file for April 4 election

A number of contested municipal government races await voters in the April 4 consolidated election. Voters on that day will elect their rep ...
Dec. 22, 2016 - 8:00 pm

Schools

Elementary Schools Crystal Lake Community Consoldiated School Dist. 47
Secondary Schools Community High School Dist. 155
Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158
Unified School Districts Community Unit School Dist. 300

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McHenry County schools close because of winter weather

CRYSTAL LAKE – A slew of McHenry County schools canceled classes Monday because of the winter weather, according to the Emergency Closing Ce ...
Dec. 19, 2016 - 9:10 am

Letter: Great sense of gratitude

To the Editor:As I took the oath of office for McHenry County Board on Monday, Dec. 5, I felt a great sense of gratitude for the dedicated a ...
Dec. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am

Ex-Lake in the Hills deputy police chief accused of sexually assaulting girl

CRYSTAL LAKE – A former Lake in the Hills Police Department deputy chief has been charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual assault an ...
Dec. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am

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