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Chicago man charged with driving under influence of drugs in Lake in the Hills crash

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Chicago man has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs following a crash early Saturday morning, a Lak ...
Aug. 30, 2015 - 3:04 pm

McHenry County school districts tweak teacher training

CRYSTAL LAKE – School started a little early across McHenry County for many new teachers, both just out of school and new hires from other d ...
Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:29 am

Woods Creek Tavern to open in former Lake in the Hills Applebee's location

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills residents will have a brand new option for American comfort food come Monday.Woods Creek Tavern, 251 R ...
Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:23 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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Dream Kitchen in Lake in the Hills turning chefs', bakers' aspirations into reality

LAKE IN THE HILLS – His daughter born three months premature, Kevin Echevarria was facing some tough decisions.He and his family were in the ...
Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:20 am

Woodstock bird tests positive for West Nile virus, McHenry County's first this year

WOODSTOCK – The first bird testing positive for West Nile virus in McHenry County this year was collected in Woodstock, according to a news ...
Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:31 pm

McHenry County Community Foundation distributes $300,000 in grants

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Housing Authority has suspended dental care to the general low-income population because of the state ...
Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:05 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

 

Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation fall registration open

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Fall registration for Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation programs now is open. The village this fall is offering a w ...
Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:29 am

Lake in the Hills homebuilding project prompts possible fee-reducing policy changes

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Plans to build out the rest of an unfinished Lake in the Hills subdivision have prompted the village to take a closer lo ...
Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:20 am

Pace Suburban Bus expands RTA's service in McHenry County

WOODSTOCK – Pace Suburban Bus has expanded its fixed route service in McHenry County, in a move that was applauded by transportation advocat ...
Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:24 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&

 

Crash into woods near Algonquin, Lake in the Hills sends elderly driver to hospital

ALGONQUIN – A 78-year-old Fox River Grove woman was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital after crashing her small SUV into a wooded area Frida ...
Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:10 pm

Former Algonquin resident charged in 2014 murder, taken into custody in Colorado

ALGONQUIN – Two men, formerly of Algonquin and Lake in the Hills, have been charged in a case involving the murdering and robbing of a Bartl ...
Aug. 24, 2015 - 2:04 pm

Cary-Grove, Prairie Ridge make Newsweek ranking of public high schools

CRYSTAL LAKE – Two Community High School District 155 high schools have made Newsweek's annual list of "America's Top High Schools." Cary - ...
Aug. 20, 2015 - 10:17 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 police reports for Aug. 19, 2015

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:48 pm

Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 nixes class rank

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155’s Class of 2018 will be the last with valedictorians and salutatorians. The School Distric ...
Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:31 am

Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 OKs contract for superintendent

CRYSTAL LAKE – The superintendent of Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 will be staying for another three years. The School District ...
Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:38 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

 

Child care, pet sitting businesses open in Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – An early childhood education center and a pet sitting business both opened this month in Lake in the Hills, village offi ...
Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:50 am

Rudin: Finding value in partnering together

We can find them in food groups. We can find them in music. We can find them in entertainment. We can find them in philanthropic ventures. W ...
Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:53 am

Fundraising effort on for Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Fundraisers for the Alzheimer’s Association are nearly 20 percent to their goal with the culminating Walk to End Alzheim ...
Aug. 17, 2015 - 4:53 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 veterans memorial to undergo concrete work

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills veterans committee is aiming to have a mostly finished memorial in about three months.Concrete wor ...
Aug. 15, 2015 - 11:46 pm

Bleacher lawsuit costs Crystal Lake more than School District 155; documents show

CRYSTAL LAKE – The lawsuit over the controversial bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School has cost the city of Crystal Lake more than $2 ...
Aug. 15, 2015 - 11:33 pm

Frank Covone appointed to Lake in the Hills Village Board again

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The appointment of a familiar face Thursday to fill a Village Board vacancy left one trustee critical and in dissension ...
Aug. 15, 2015 - 12:26 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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Debt payment pushes Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47's operating budget into red

CRYSTAL LAKE – Uncertainties at the state level have Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 planning conservatively for the coming schoo ...
Aug. 13, 2015 - 12:26 am

SEECOM partners on missing children preparedness project

CRYSTAL LAKE – The consolidated emergency dispatch center that serves several McHenry County communities has completed more than 100 hours o ...
Aug. 12, 2015 - 2:12 pm

Lake in the Hills sees initial plans for Randall Road improvements

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village trustees saw where certain medians and U-turns likely will be placed in Lake in the Hills when the Randall Road ...
Aug. 12, 2015 - 12:34 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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MCCD programs include look at ladybugs in Woodstock, Cary canoe trip under moonlight

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A canoe trip will take to Lake Atwood under a full moon this August.The program is one of several lined up by the McHenr ...
Aug. 10, 2015 - 11:44 pm

Children's Medical Group in Lake in the HIlls breaks ground on new office

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Children’s Medical Group will break ground Friday on a new 5,118 square-foot office along Randall Road in Lake in the Hi ...
Aug. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am

Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 talks balancing technology

CRYSTAL LAKE – The kids were supposed to be examining and debating a book on an online discussion board, but they were just throwing their t ...
Aug. 10, 2015 - 12:24 am

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