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McHenry County officers stake out Dunkin Donuts for Cop on a Rooftop (with video)

CRYSTAL LAKE – Kimberley Shipbaugh didn't mean to startle a stranger when she yelled “good morning” to him from the roof of the Crystal Lake ...
May 29, 2015 - 2:50 pm

Lake in the Hills board approves expanded noise ordinance

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Anyone causing any "unreasonable noise disturbance" in the village could now be subject to a violation fee, regardless o ...
UPDATED: May 29, 2015 - 11:23 pm

Prairie Grove crash sends Lake in the Hills bicyclist to hospital

PRAIRIE GROVE – A 35-year-old Lake in the Hills man was taken to an area hospital after a vehicle struck him while he was riding his bike Th ...
May 29, 2015 - 12:13 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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Lake in the Hills to host upcoming beach parties at Indian Trail Beach

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department is inviting residents and nonresidents to two upcoming beach parti ...
May 28, 2015 - 9:34 am

McHenry County cops to take to Dunkin' Donuts rooftops for charity

Police officers from departments across McHenry County will take to the rooftops of local Dunkin’ Donuts starting at 5 a.m. Friday to raise ...
May 27, 2015 - 10:49 pm

Crystal Lake-based school districts 155, 47 bus service director earns certification

CRYSTAL LAKE – The assistant director for Crystal Lake Community School District 47 and Community High School District 155's shared bus serv ...
May 27, 2015 - 9:25 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

 

Crystal Lake School District 47 educator recognized for technology work

CRYSTAL LAKE – The lead facilitator for Crystal Lake Community School District 47's new science, technology, engineering and mathematics pro ...
May 26, 2015 - 11:12 pm

McHenry County Memorial Day event organizers hope to bring in younger attendees

After 15 years of helping to plan Memorial Day events, Jim Mertz, a Vietnam War veteran from Lake in the Hills, has one main hope this year.
May 24, 2015 - 11:17 pm

Cary-Grove seniors showcase artwork at Odyssey Artwalk

CARY – The Cary-Grove High School Odyssey Artwalk was senior Sydney Romero’s first show. Her collection of sculptures – a tea set with Man i ...
May 22, 2015 - 1:06 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&

 

8 Crystal Lake Community School District 47 schools to get new leaders

CRYSTAL LAKE – Eight of the 13 schools in Crystal Lake Community School District 47 will have new leadership next school year, as four princ ...
May 22, 2015 - 12:47 am

Crystal Lake vs. District 155 bleacher case: Illinois Supreme Court justices quiz attorneys

SPRINGFIELD – Community High School District 155 – or any other school district in the state – could build a 20-story building next to homes ...
May 21, 2015 - 11:22 am

Lake in the Hills police use Narcan to revive unconscious man

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police used Narcan for the first time Wednesday, administering it to a 22-year-old man after a suspect ...
May 21, 2015 - 12:51 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

 

McHenry County police agencies considering new crime task force agreement

An updated intergovernmental agreement among the county’s policing agencies will lead to a policy addressing police-involved shootings and i ...
May 20, 2015 - 12:22 am

Lake in the Hills teen crashes truck into ditch along Rakow Road (with video)

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A moment of distraction caused a 19-year-old Lake in the Hills man to drive off Rakow Road and into an embankment Monday ...
May 18, 2015 - 2:09 pm

Centegra lecture leads to heart surgery for Lake in the Hills mother

When Beth-Sophia Thompson attended a conference about women’s health she didn’t know she was in the throes of a heart attack.She had felt th ...
May 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

 

23 violators stopped during Lake in the Hills police speed enforcement exercise

LAKE IN THE HILLS – In response to resident complaints, the Lake in the Hills Police Department recently conducted a speed enforcement zone ...
May 15, 2015 - 11:27 pm

Lake in the Hills committee favorable toward hotel, apartment sketch plans

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Two developers hoping to bring a hotel and an apartment complex to Lake in the Hills were met Tuesday with generally fav ...
May 14, 2015 - 12:44 am

Lake in the Hills Sanitary District to shut off water on delinquent customers

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Starting this weekend, residents with delinquent sewer bills could see their water faucets run dry as the Lake in the Hi ...
May 13, 2015 - 12:24 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

 

Teen pleads guilty but mentally ill in Lake in the Hills arson case

WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills teenager with "severe" mental illness was sentenced to prison time for setting fire to his parent's home.Wes ...
May 12, 2015 - 4:02 pm

Cary-Grove student confirmed to have bacterial meningitis

CARY – ​A Cary-Grove High School student has a confirmed case of bacterial meningitis, the school district reported. The McHenry County Heal ...
May 10, 2015 - 5:07 pm

Lake in the Hills distracted driving exercise results in 16 violations

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Sixteen distracted drivers were recently found during a cellphone enforcement zone observation conducted by the Lake in ...
May 7, 2015 - 11:51 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 police to crack down on speeding this summer

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police will be conducting a “Summer Slowdown Campaign” to ensure safe roads in residential areas. Acco ...
May 7, 2015 - 11:49 pm

Woodstock, Lake in the Hills police offer 'safe havens' for Internet sales

Residents looking to exchange goods they’ve bought or sold on Craigslist can now look toward police parking lots in Lake in the Hills and Wo ...
May 7, 2015 - 12:03 am

2 Huntley men help bring back Lake in the Hills 2015 triathlon

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Thanks largely to two Huntley men, the Lake in the Hills 2015 triathlon is back on after a roadblock that previously cau ...
May 7, 2015 - 11:19 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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School District 155 Board keeps current leadership over requests of new members

CRYSTAL LAKE – The leadership of the Community High School District 155 Board will not be changing. The three new members of the board were ...
May 5, 2015 - 11:50 pm

Crystal Lake School District 47 plans for mostly maintenance work over summer

CRYSTAL LAKE – No significant remodeling or building projects are lined up for the summer at Crystal Lake Community School District 47, its ...
May 2, 2015 - 11:50 pm

Heroin awareness event in Crystal Lake includes naloxone training for overdoses

CRYSTAL LAKE – Training on how to use naloxone in the event of a heroin overdose will be part of an upcoming awareness event. The goal of th ...
May 1, 2015 - 12:06 am

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