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Lake in the Hills police reports for Friday, July 22, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
July 22, 2016 - 11:55 pm

McHenry County communities open cooling centers during extreme heat

With temperatures in McHenry County rising into the 90s, several places around the county opened cooling centers to the public Thursday that ...
July 22, 2016 - 12:47 am

Lake in the Hills therapy horses bring stress relief to Algonquin police

ALGONQUIN – Three miniature horses visited the Algonquin Police Department Wednesday to bring some stress relief to officers.Mane in Heaven, ...
July 21, 2016 - 12:48 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 OKs Blue Cow Polish Deli to pursue liquor license

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Committee of the Whole gave preliminary approval for the Blue Cow Polish Deli to receive a liquor license at its mee ...
July 16, 2016 - 11:47 pm

Lake in the Hills police reports for Saturday, July 16, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
July 16, 2016 - 12:56 pm

Centegra hosting Family Health Fest in Huntley with hospital tours and more

HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System is welcoming the community to the Centegra Family Health Fest, which includes Centegra Hospital-Huntley tou ...
July 13, 2016 - 12:09 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’ Blue Cow Polish Deli seeking liquor, video gaming licenses for expansion

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Blue Cow Polish Deli on Algonquin Road will seek liquor and video gaming licenses as part of a plan to expand into a ...
July 12, 2016 - 12:03 am

Algonquin library hosting blood drive July 25

ALGONQUIN — The Algonquin Area Public Library District will host a blood drive in partnership with Heartland Blood Centers from 3 p.m. to 7 ...
July 12, 2016 - 12:03 am

68-year-old Lake in the Hills man dead after one-car crash Sunday

A 68-year-old Lake in the Hills man was pronounced dead following a one-car crash in unincorporated Grafton Township on Sunday night, police ...
July 11, 2016 - 4:34 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&

Community shows support for McHenry County area police after Dallas shooting

In the wake of last week's shooting in Dallas that left five police officers dead, support for McHenry County law enforcement agencies has b ...
July 11, 2016 - 11:44 pm

Algonquin library board seeks applicants for vacancy

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library is accepting applications for a vacant seat on its Board of Trustees.Residents of the library ...
July 10, 2016 - 5:30 am

Brian Krueger Memorial Tournament going strong in Lake in the Hills in 11th year

LAKE IN THE HILLS – More than a decade after Brian Krueger died from brain cancer at age 11, the tournament meant to celebrate his life is a ...
July 8, 2016 - 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 Board vote keeps Randall Road project alive

WOODSTOCK – The Randall Road widening and improvement project has a second lease on life following a McHenry County Board vote to go ahead w ...
July 5, 2016 - 11:48 pm

McHenry County Board to vote on Randall Road widening in Algonquin, Lake in the Hills

WOODSTOCK – A vote by the McHenry County Board on whether to allocate an additional $10 million to buy right of way will determine whether t ...
July 3, 2016 - 5:30 am

Lake in the Hills police reports for Saturday, July 2, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
July 2, 2016 - 8:37 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

Lake in the Hills home a total loss after fire

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A home in the 700 block of Parc Court is likely a total loss after a structure fire there Friday evening, a fire officia ...
July 2, 2016 - 12:08 am

Letter: Alternative plan for Randall, Algonquin roads

When considering the intersection of Randall and Algonquin roads, I am mystified why officials feel that additional lanes allowing more vehi ...
June 1, 2016 - 5:30 am

Algonquin library moves forward with $7.4M plan to add 8,000 square feet

ALGONQUIN – Algonquin Area Public Library officials will move forward with a $7.4 million plan that will add 8,074 square feet to the librar ...
June 30, 2016 - 12:29 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

Affordable housing complex celebrates opening in Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Villas of Lake in the Hills celebrated its opening Wednesday with 60 new, affordable housing units.The units – which ...
June 30, 2016 - 12:26 am

Letter: Restriction of our rights

What happened to our nation’s founding principles? Recently, several instances have occurred at the national level that demonstrates the los ...
June 29, 2016 - 5:30 am

Lake in the Hills police commissioner appointed to Village Board

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The former chairman of the village’s Police Commission was appointed to the Village Board at the board’s meeting last we ...
June 28, 2016 - 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 pursuing funding for Lakewood Road bike path

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village will apply for the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Grant Program to try to get funding for a bike path a ...
June 25, 2016 - 11:57 pm

Lake in the Hills sets July 18 public hearing to repeal zoning ordinance restricting non-retail businesses

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Village Board has scheduled a public hearing on July 18 to discuss text amendments that would repeal a recently pass ...
June 25, 2016 - 11:58 pm

Lake in the Hills beach closed Friday because of elevated bacteria levels

LAKE IN THE HILLS — Indian Trails beach in Lake in the Hills is closed Friday after elevated bacteria levels were detected in a water sampli ...
June 24, 2016 - 11:35 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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Randall Road project heads to McHenry County Board with conflicting committee votes

WOODSTOCK – The fate of the long-planned Randall Road widening project will go to the full McHenry County Board on split recommendations fro ...
June 24, 2016 - 12:42 am

Lake in the Hills zoning board recommends repealing ordinance restricting non-retail uses

LAKE IN THE HILLS – After an outcry from local real estate agents, business owners and property owners, the Lake in the Hills zoning board u ...
June 22, 2016 - 12:02 am

Police probe Lake in the Hills motorcycle crash that injured Gilberts man

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Authorities continue to investigate a Friday evening crash that seriously injured a motorcyclist on Randall Road in Lake ...
June 20, 2016 - 12:22 am

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