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Senior living development proposed for Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills trustees heard conceptual plans for a senior living development that would be located off Princeton La ...
March 26, 2017 - 12:21 am

Lake in the Hills fires village administrator, hires assistant village administrator to fill the spot

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Village Board has fired one village administrator and hired another. Doug Petroshius, who was plac ...
March 24, 2017 - 11:56 pm

Lake in the Hills man faces more child sex charges

WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man accused of sexually abusing a girl has been charged with additional sex crimes involving a second victim ...
March 26, 2017 - 12:16 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 to lay off teachers

CRYSTAL LAKE – Declining enrollment in Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 has prompted the district to lay off or reduce ...
March 24, 2017 - 12:47 am

Lake in the Hills expected to appoint new village administrator Thursday

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Although both Lake in the Hills village president candidates said firing Village Administrator Doug Petroshius will be c ...
March 21, 2017 - 12:38 am

First responders from Algonquin, Lake in the Hills train for active violence situations

ALGONQUIN – Every time there is an active violence situation – such as the Columbine High School massacre, the Aurora, Colorado, movie theat ...
March 17, 2017 - 11:38 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

 

Editor's Desk: McHenry County election coverage ramping up

Although we aren’t expecting any Russian meddling or WikiLeaks scandals, the next big elections are around the corner in dozens of races for ...
March 17, 2017 - 12:22 am

Hebron trustee won't face criminal charges in fatal Lake Geneva crash, DA says

ELKHORN, Wis. – No criminal charges will be filed against Hebron Trustee Mark Mogan in connection with a fatal pedestrian crash in December, ...
March 17, 2017 - 12:18 am

Lake in the Hills police to offer senior safety class

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Police Department will hold a new senior safety class April 1.The free class addresses threats and ...
March 15, 2017 - 11:11 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&

 

McHenry County human trafficking survivors' home to hold fundraiser

A charity that fights human trafficking through a McHenry County group home to rehabilitate women who have suffered is hosting a spring fund ...
March 15, 2017 - 12:30 am

Lake in the Hills upscale sandwich shop Lucky Penny's no longer coming to village

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lucky Penny’s will no longer be coming to Lake in the Hills.In May, developer Jeff Rehberger presented plans before the ...
March 15, 2017 - 12:24 am

Officials mum on Huntley church pastor child pornography investigation

CRYSTAL LAKE – Nearly a month after police raided the home of a Huntley church leader as part of a child pornography investigation, no arres ...
March 15, 2017 - 12:25 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 trustees consider firing new village administrator

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills trustees will consider firing Village Administrator Doug Petroshius after only three months on the job ...
March 14, 2017 - 12:36 am

Lake in the Hills Trustee Russ Ruzanski challenges Village President Paul Mulcahy for top spot

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A lack of diversity on the Village Board, the village president’s domestic battery charge and changes in village staff h ...
March 13, 2017 - 11:53 pm

Lake in the Hills police to host Teen Safety Series

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Police Department will host its third annual Teen Safety Series. Speakers will include members of ...
March 11, 2017 - 11:20 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

 

Lake in the Hills to conduct prescribed burn on South Annandale Drive

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village of Lake in the Hills will be doing a prescribed burn between Monday and March 24 on South Annandale Drive be ...
March 11, 2017 - 12:08 am

Lake in the Hills village administrator placed on administrative leave

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village’s leader is on administrative leave, but elected officials aren’t saying why.Two Lake in the Hills trustees ...
March 10, 2017 - 11:59 pm

Lake in the Hills Airport could be home to new intensive flight instruction business

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills Airport manager Michael Peranich said he’s hoping an intensive flight instruction business looking to ...
March 10, 2017 - 3:18 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

 

Ex-Lake in the Hills man gets 8 years for 2015 DUI crash that seriously injured 2 men

WOODSTOCK – In what a McHenry County judge called a “horribly sad and tragic” situation, a former Lake in the Hills man was sentenced to eig ...
March 9, 2017 - 12:49 am

Lake in the Hills store sells winning $50,000 lottery ticket

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A lifelong West Dundee resident who buys a lottery ticket once or twice a month recently won $50,000 after buying a Powe ...
March 7, 2017 - 11:55 pm

Lake in the Hills man gets two years for possessing a weapon as a felon

WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man convicted on a 2013 domestic battery charge after a jury trial last year was sentenced to two years in p ...
March 7, 2017 - 12:10 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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People line up for Fat Tuesday paczkis in Lake in the Hills, Crystal Lake

LAKE IN THE HILLS – People lined up Tuesday at Blue Cow Polish Deli in Lake in the Hills and Country Donuts in Crystal Lake to buy paczkis b ...
March 1, 2017 - 12:24 am

LITH police seeking person of interest in retail theft

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Police Department needs help finding a person of interest in a retail theft that occurred Feb. 7.L ...
Feb. 27, 2017 - 9:58 pm

Contested races make Algonquin Township GOP primary a bellwether

The retirement of the supervisor and an effort to end a family’s half-century hold on the highway commissioner’s office makes the Algonquin ...
Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:00 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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Update: Randall Road reopens after crash

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Northbound Randall Road, south of Miller Road, was down to one lane around 1 p.m. Friday due to a crash, according to Ni ...
Feb. 24, 2017 - 1:46 pm

Warm spell gets warmer: Controlled burn season starts early for McHenry County Conservation District

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Conservation District usually starts its controlled burn season in late March or early April; however ...
Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:17 am

Lake in the Hills receives $63,000 grant for playground renovations

LAKE IN THE HILLS – With the help of a $63,000 grant, the Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department plans to completely remodel the ...
Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:44 am

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