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Lake in the Hills OKs turning over airport hazard zoning duties to the state

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Village Board on Thursday passed a motion that will allow village staff to begin a process to turn airport hazard zo ...
March 26, 2015 - 8:12 pm

Senate passes bill filed after Crystal Lake South bleacher lawsuit

SPRINGFIELD – A bill filed in response to the lawsuit over the Crystal Lake South High School bleacher expansion unanimously passed the Illi ...
March 26, 2015 - 5:54 pm

Snow-plow payment dispute results in Lake in the Hills protest (with video)

LAKE IN THE HILLS – About 25 snow-plow drivers took to Pyott Road on Thursday to protest a Lake in the Hills businessman they contend failed ...
March 26, 2015 - 3:23 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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2.9-magnitude earthquake hits Lake in the Hills; McHenry County residents report impact

LAKE IN THE HILLS  – A 2.9-magnitude earthquake hit Lake in the Hills shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Surve ...
March 25, 2015 - 8:03 pm

Lake in the Hills Planning and Zoning chairman dies after battling cancer

LAKE IN THE HILLS – From village affairs to rotary club to father-daughter organizations, Tom Stock, who recently lost a battle with cancer, ...
March 26, 2015 - 12:31 am

Algonquin man uses 3-D printing skills to make repair at food pantry greenhouse

ALGONQUIN – Jack Henderson left a 3-D printing class in February at the Algonquin Area Public Library District unsure of whether he’d ever u ...
March 24, 2015 - 11:24 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

 

Huntley School District 158 moving 600 Leggee Elementary students under new boundaries

HUNTLEY – Later this fall, Huntley School District 158 officials will begin moving roughly 600 students at Leggee Elementary into other scho ...
March 22, 2015 - 11:34 pm

Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47, Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 hire assistant superintendents

CRYSTAL LAKE – Both Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 and Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 hired new assistant ...
March 21, 2015 - 11:49 pm

Two comic book shops come to Crystal Lake

CRYSTAL LAKE – When Deneen Perron’s son worked at her used bookstore in downtown Crystal Lake, he would joke that when she died, he would tu ...
March 21, 2015 - 7:04 pm

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&

 

Electronic billboard permit squeaks by McHenry County Board

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved, but just barely, its first request to erect an electronic billboard since approving new and t ...
March 20, 2015 - 1:52 pm

Crystal Lake-based CHSD 155 school board candidates talk bleachers, Common Core and more

CRYSTAL LAKE – Property taxes, the federal Common Core curriculum standards and the accompanying state tests and the controversial bleachers ...
March 20, 2015 - 9:41 am

Lake in the Hills police seek information on numerous damaged vehicles

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Police are looking for the public’s help with an investigation into numerous damaged vehicles throughout various Lake in ...
March 19, 2015 - 12:20 am

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

 

Lake in the Hills trustee candidates discuss proposed state cuts, village finances

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The six candidates vying for a spot on the Lake in the Hills Village Board shared some of their viewpoints Wednesday goi ...
March 19, 2015 - 12:07 am

McHenry County Conservation District sites open earlier than normal

WOODSTOCK – Conservation areas across McHenry County are opening earlier than normal this spring.Several sites already have opened and the r ...
March 20, 2015 - 11:42 pm

Crystal Lake-based District 155 candidate forum scheduled for Thursday

CRYSTAL LAKE – The nine candidates running for the Community High School District 155 Board will have a chance to share their views at an up ...
March 17, 2015 - 11:22 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

 

Crystal Lake robotics team advances to super regionals

CRYSTAL LAKE – A group of Crystal Lake South High School students will be heading to a super regional robotics tournament next week, one ste ...
March 19, 2015 - 12:15 am

McHenry County College rolls out introductory class on drones (with video)

CRYSTAL LAKE – Bill Stockwell's hands barely moved as the drone rose straight up into the air, the four horizontal propellers whirring.The f ...
March 16, 2015 - 9:38 pm

Police investigating after 1 person stabbed at Lake in the Hills White Castle

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Police Department is investigating a battery after someone was stabbed in the chest Sunday at Whit ...
March 16, 2015 - 11:44 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

 

Lake in the Hills newest community to denounce proposed cuts

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village of Lake in the Hills on Thursday became the latest municipality to formally push back against Gov. Bruce Rau ...
March 15, 2015 - 11:14 pm

McHenry County experts: Speak up about youths at risk for suicide

CRYSTAL LAKE – On a web page to raise money for the funeral of her 18-year-old brother, who she very recently lost to suicide, Liz Salazar i ...
March 13, 2015 - 10:10 pm

Crystal Lake's Glacier Ridge Elementary School to host fun fair, silent auction

CRYSTAL LAKE – A magician, balloon artist, face painting and carnival games will round out a fun fair and silent auction at Glacier Ridge El ...
March 10, 2015 - 12:31 pm

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 accused of sexual assault at Barrington massage therapy business

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills man has been charged with criminal sexual assault for an alleged incident at his Barrington massage ...
March 9, 2015 - 11:41 pm

Lake in the Hills police to hold teen safety series

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Police Department next month is inviting local teenagers to learn about some of the most pressing ...
March 9, 2015 - 3:16 pm

Physical education revamped as McHenry County schools focus on lifelong fitness

WOODSTOCK – The ball moved haltingly as the fifth-graders in Jackie Anderson’s physical education class scrambled to get open.The game was a ...
March 8, 2015 - 11:13 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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McGuire: Rudin to lead Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce

This is a time of transition. I am resigning my position as president of the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce to take the rol ...
March 8, 2015 - 5:30 am

Rudin: ‘No organization like the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce’

It was five years ago this month I began my thrill ride with the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce.Since then, with the help a ...
March 8, 2015 - 5:30 am

5 candidates, 3 open seats in Crystal Lake School District 47

CRYSTAL LAKE – The state and its effects on school finances are big on the minds of the five men running for the District 47 school board. T ...
March 8, 2015 - 3:52 pm

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