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Lake in the Hills Police take first in Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police are among the best in the state at keeping their roads safe, according to a statewide traffic s ...
Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:35 am

Big R president: Renovation costs, visibility problems led to no Lake in the Hills store

LAKE IN THE HILLS – High renovation costs and site visibility concerns are what ultimately led Big R department store to not locate in Lake ...
Aug. 24, 2016 - 3:52 pm

Ex-Lake in the Hills administrator put on administrative leave before resigning

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Former Lake in the Hills Village Administrator Gerald Sagona was placed on paid administrative leave before resigning fr ...
Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:54 pm

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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Woods Creek stabilization work to start in late September

ALGONQUIN – A $759,522 streambank stabilization and restoration project is aimed at making Woods Creek in Algonquin a feature that is more o ...
Aug. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am

Area troop wins Girls Scouts' highest award for their age group

HUNTLEY – For Abby Covert, earning the Silver Award was a continuation of her family’s Girl Scouts legacy.Covert, along with the five other ...
Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:41 pm

Lake in the Hills mosquito batch tests positive for West Nile, health officials said

LAKE IN THE HILLS – McHenry County Department of Health officials report that a mosquito batch collected on Aug. 11 from a mosquito trap in ...
Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:18 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

 

Big R department store no longer coming to Lake in the Hills, village officials say

LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Lake in the Hills Economic Development Coordinator George Hahne initially reached out to Big R, he thought the depa ...
Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:52 am

Lake in the Hills village administrator resigns after nearly 20 years

LAKE IN THE HILLS – After serving the village for nearly 20 years, Lake in the Hills Village Administrator Gerald Sagona has resigned so he ...
Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:52 am

Butcher on the Block in Lake in the Hills may get big changes

LAKE IN THE HILLS – With Butcher on the Block getting closer to finishing its expansion, deli owner Tom Yucuis said he expects there to be s ...
Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:34 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&

 

McHenry students, teachers start new school year with new expectations

McHENRY – With less than a week to go, all 14-year-old Jonny Krug could think about was his first day of high school.“I’m more excited than ...
Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:03 am

Lake in the Hills teen critically hurt in Route 176 crash crossed centerline, police say

An 18-year-old Lake in the Hills woman remains in critical condition after a Thursday crash between a semitruck and two vehicles on Route 17 ...
Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:07 pm

Medical marijuana info session to be held in LITH

LAKE IN THE HILLS – McHenry resident Susan Peterson applied for medical marijuana to help with pain caused by her multiple sclerosis.“The al ...
Aug. 8, 2016 - 11:57 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

 

Police investigating Lake in the Hills crash on Pyott Road

LAKE IN THE HILLS –  A crash near the intersection of Pyott Road and Jessie Road in Lake in the Hills temporarily shut down all traffic in t ...
Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:32 pm

Meat raffle benefiting veterans being held in Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Ladies Auxiliary of the Lake in the Hills American Legion will be hosting a Sizzling Summer Meat Raffle on Saturday ...
Aug. 5, 2016 - 12:28 am

Huntley, Lake in the Hills kids get a summer science boost

LAKE IN THE HILLS – As 9-year-old Owen Moore pedaled on the stationary bike, he hoped to convert his kinetic energy into electricity.Corresp ...
Aug. 4, 2016 - 11:39 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

 

Lake in the Hills Airport starts construction on final phase of taxiway project

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Airport has started construction for the final phase of a $2.3 million taxiway project, which will ...
Aug. 4, 2016 - 12:00 am

Interact with local police officers during National Night Out events around McHenry County today

National Night Out, an annual event that encourages law enforcement officers to gather with community members to build neighborhood camarade ...
Aug. 3, 2016 - 12:19 am

Lake in the Hills OKs Polish deli’s liquor license, business plans expansion

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Construction hasn’t started on Blue Cow Polish Deli in Lake in the Hills, but co-owner Jozef Buch said people have alrea ...
Aug. 1, 2016 - 11:56 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

 

McHenry County Democrats on Hillary Clinton’s nomination for president

Hillary Clinton accepted her party’s nomination for president Thursday night at the last day of the Democratic National Convention in Philad ...
July 29, 2016 - 1:04 am

Lake in the Hills man accused of DUI, fleeing scene after hitting pole, causing gas leak

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A car crashed into a light pole on Boulder Drive in Lake in the Hills Thursday, causing a gas leak and road closure, a p ...
July 29, 2016 - 12:51 am

Huntley library, School District 158 to host kids' science event

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Public Library District in cooperation with Consolidated School District 158 is bringing a free hands-on science ...
Aug. 1, 2016 - 12:20 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 police reports for Friday, July 22, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
July 22, 2016 - 11:55 pm

McHenry County communities open cooling centers during extreme heat

With temperatures in McHenry County rising into the 90s, several places around the county opened cooling centers to the public Thursday that ...
July 22, 2016 - 12:47 am

Lake in the Hills therapy horses bring stress relief to Algonquin police

ALGONQUIN – Three miniature horses visited the Algonquin Police Department Wednesday to bring some stress relief to officers.Mane in Heaven, ...
July 21, 2016 - 12:48 am

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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Lake in the Hills OKs Blue Cow Polish Deli to pursue liquor license

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Committee of the Whole gave preliminary approval for the Blue Cow Polish Deli to receive a liquor license at its mee ...
July 16, 2016 - 11:47 pm

Lake in the Hills police reports for Saturday, July 16, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
July 16, 2016 - 12:56 pm

Centegra hosting Family Health Fest in Huntley with hospital tours and more

HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System is welcoming the community to the Centegra Family Health Fest, which includes Centegra Hospital-Huntley tou ...
July 13, 2016 - 12:09 am

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