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Lake in the Hills police reports for Monday, May 23, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
May 23, 2016 - 7:20 am

Big R department store could open in former Lake in the Hills Dominick's building

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village trustees will consider a proposed sales tax sharing agreement that could bring a Big R department store to the f ...
May 22, 2016 - 12:07 am

Lake in the Hills man seeking votes to win wheelchair-accessible car

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Braxton Larocco has maintained a positive attitude since the July 2014 swimming accident that left him paralyzed from th ...
May 20, 2016 - 12:34 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 based School District 155 extends superintendent contract

CRYSTAL LAKE – Johnnie Thomas will be the superintendent of Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 through school year 2019-2 ...
May 19, 2016 - 1:14 am

Algonquin-based District 300 considering new approach to late start/early release

ALGONQUIN – Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 is considering a move to a new late-start/early-release model next year after ...
May 19, 2016 - 1:10 am

Cop on a Rooftop returns Friday to benefit Special Olympics Illinois

For the 14th consecutive year, local police officers will take to the rooftops of Dunkin’ Donuts from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday to benefit Spe ...
May 18, 2016 - 12:36 am

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

 

Cary-Grove High School to host 2016 Odyssey Art Walk

CARY – High School senior artists will share their work during the upcoming 2016 Odyssey Art Walk at Cary-Grove High School.The school, 2208 ...
May 18, 2016 - 12:36 am

Algonquin-based District 300 to review Cambridge Lakes Charter School at special meeting

HAMPSHIRE – Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 will host a special board meeting Thursday to review the progress of Cambridg ...
May 18, 2016 - 12:29 am

McHenry County SWAT team continues reach to outside police departments

WOODSTOCK – A group of police officer armed with AR-15 semi-automatic rifles jump out of the back of a towering Mine-Resistant Ambush Protec ...
May 17, 2016 - 11:50 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&

 

Lake in the Hills teen arrested in Mexico in Elgin kidnapping, torture case, police say

WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills teen wanted in connection with the alleged kidnapping and torturing of his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend was arr ...
May 16, 2016 - 11:24 pm

Lake in the Hills lowers nonprofit video gaming fees to $300 per terminal

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Weeks after members of the American Legion voiced objections to the village’s increase in per-terminal video gaming fee, ...
May 16, 2016 - 12:44 am

Jack Franks announces McHenry County Board chairman run

Ending months of speculation, Democratic state Rep. Jack Franks announced his candidacy for McHenry County Board Chairman, setting up what i ...
May 15, 2016 - 2:32 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

 

Upscale Lake in the Hills sandwich shop gets approval for liquor license

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Village Board recently approved a liquor license for Lucky Penny’s, an upscale sandwich shop with video gaming plann ...
May 15, 2016 - 7:56 am

Randall Road meeting date scheduled

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will convene a nonvoting meeting June 3 aimed at discussing and resolving issues surrounding the planne ...
May 15, 2016 - 5:30 am

Lake in the Hills police reports for Saturday, May 14

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
May 14, 2016 - 10:06 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

 

Special-needs students celebrate with buddies at District 155's Life Skills Prom

ALGONQUIN – As a member of her school’s Tiger Buddies program, Crystal Lake Central sophomore Leah Fisher participates in monthly outings wi ...
May 13, 2016 - 11:30 pm

Big box retailer agreed to buy former Lake in the Hills Dominick's, village official says

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A big box retailer has chosen the former Dominick's building at the intersection of Algonquin and Randall roads as its n ...
May 13, 2016 - 12:22 am

Crystal Lake Central High School senior earns National Merit Scholarship

CRYSTAL LAKE – The one McHenry County student to have earned a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship thus far is in four Advanced Placement clas ...
May 12, 2016 - 12:58 am

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

 

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 board to mull superintendent's contract, board member says

CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 Board is mulling contract details for Superintendent Johnnie Thomas ...
May 12, 2016 - 12:46 pm

Moretti's, Lake in the Hills officials talk concerns over cocaine dealing

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills officials are in communication with Moretti's restaurant representatives about their security concerns ...
May 12, 2016 - 1:01 am

Lake in the Hills fire destroys vehicles outside used car business (with video)

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Fire officials are investigating a fire that tore through four cars Wednesday morning outside a used car shop in Lake in ...
May 12, 2016 - 1:02 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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Cary man accused of selling cocaine at Lake in the Hills bar accused of punching cop

FOX RIVER GROVE – The Cary man who was wanted for allegedly selling drugs in a Lake in the Hills bar punched a police officer in the stomach ...
May 11, 2016 - 12:19 am

Lake in the Hills woman accused of selling heroin gets drug treatment, judge rules

WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills woman accused of selling drugs will be able to seek treatment without posting bail, a judge ruled Monday.McH ...
May 9, 2016 - 11:49 pm

Lake in the Hills miniature therapy horse nonprofit Mane in Heaven fundraiser set

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Mane in Heaven will host a fundraiser to support its miniature therapy horse organization.The Lake in the Hills nonprofi ...
May 8, 2016 - 11:44 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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Algonquin official predicts 'total chaos' if Randall Road widening project killed

ALGONQUIN – After the McHenry County Board’s latest discussion about the long-planned Randall Road widening, Algonquin Village President Joh ...
May 9, 2016 - 1:20 pm

Future of roundabout near Woodstock North High School in limbo

WOODSTOCK – The proposed improvement of Randall Road isn’t the only McHenry County Board road project to be stuck in a legislative traffic j ...
May 7, 2016 - 11:31 pm

McHenry County police weigh in on Illinois marijuana decriminalization

McHENRY – When someone who’s never been arrested gets caught with a few grams of marijuana in McHenry, chances are that police will respond ...
May 6, 2016 - 11:46 pm

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