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McHenry tax preparation business owner, workers commit tax fraud scheme

Eight people, including the owner of a McHenry-based tax preparation business, pleaded guilty in relation to a tax fraud scheme, according t ...
Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:16 am

Dogtoberfest in McHenry helps 6 dogs get adopted

McHENRY – The city of McHenry along with car dealership Gary Lang Subaru hosted a dog rescue event Sunday where six dogs were able to find t ...
Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:05 am

Ballot changes, dual race make McHenry County Board District 3 race unique

Two last-minute ballot changes and a candidate running for two offices makes the race for McHenry County Board District 3 an interesting one ...
Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:03 am

Age

Under 5 Years 1683
5 to 9 Years 1844
10 to 14 Years 2051
15 to 19 Years 1841
20 to 24 Years 1579
25 to 34 Years 3522
35 to 44 Years 3776
45 to 54 Years 4758
55 to 59 Years 1420
60 to 64 Years 1279
65 to 74 Years 1322
75 to 84 Years 1129
85 Years and Over 658
Median Age (in years) 37.7

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Ancestry

American 1,145 3.7%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 538 1.7%
Danish 139 0.5%
Dutch 239 0.8%
English 1,864 6.1%
French (except Basque) 456 1.5%
French Canadian 164 0.5%
German 10,234 33.3%
Greek 69 0.2%
Hungarian 268 0.9%
Irish 5,010 16.3%
Italian 2,247 7.3%
Lithuanian 225 0.7%
Norwegian 881 2.9%
Polish 4,259 13.8%
Portuguese 67 0.2%
Russian 313 1.0%
Scotch-Irish 239 0.8%
Scottish 605 2.0%
Slovak 47 0.2%
Subsaharan Africa 13 0.0%
Swedish 1,219 4.0%
Swiss 85 0.3%
Ukrainian 66 0.2%
Welsh 348 1.1%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 17 0.1%

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Turning Point candelight vigil next month will honor Laura Harrison

WOODSTOCK – This year’s Turning Point candlelight vigil will honor the late Laura K. Harrison, who authorities said was killed earlier this ...
Sept. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am

McHenry County EDC announces 2016 Business Champion Award nominees

Crystal Lake-based McHenry County Economic Development Corp. recently announced the nominees for the 2016 Business Champion Award.Created ni ...
Sept. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am

Founder of Gigi’s Playhouse to be recognized on Steve Harvey

MCHENRY – The founder of nonprofit Gigi’s Playhouse will be featured Monday on the Steve Harvey Show. Nancy Gianni, of Barrington, founded ...
Sept. 25, 2016 - 9:02 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 574 3.2%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 1,022 5.7%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 5,881 32.9%
Some College, No Degree 4,526 25.3%
Associates Degree 1,369 7.7%
Bachelor's Degree 3,382 18.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,110 6.2%
Population 25 years and Over 17,864
High School Graduate or Higher 91.06&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 25.14&

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Gender

Male 13,373 49.78%
Female 13,489 50.22%
Total Population 26,862

 

Letter: What the doctor ordered

To the Editor:Voters this election have the opportunity to elect a true professional for the position of McHenry County Recorder. Lynn Gray ...
Sept. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am

McHenry man accused of making meth pleads not guilty to drug charges

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man formally denied allegations that he manufactured and possessed methamphetamine at his residence.Curtis W. Smith, 5 ...
Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:00 am

Local state legislators appointed to human trafficking task force

Three McHenry County-area state legislators were appointed to a newly created human trafficking task force.Sen. Pamela Althoff, R-McHenry; S ...
Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:43 am

Household Type

Total Households 9,917
Family Households 7,054 71.13%
with own children under 18 years 3,358 33.86%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 9,917
Owner-Occupied 7,688 77.52%
Renter Occupied 2,229 22.47&

 

Sage Products in Cary plans 27-acre expansion, expects to add 350 jobs

CARY – A 27-acre expansion of Sage Products in Cary is expected to create 350 jobs within five years, Village Administrator Chris Clark said ...
Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:39 am

Business finance seminar coming to at MCC's Shah Center in McHenry

McHENRY – McHenry County College’s Illinois Small Business Development Center is hosting a seminar Friday to help small-business owners mana ...
Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:42 am

Driver cited in Route 120 crash in McHenry, police official says

McHENRY – One driver was cited after a two-vehicle crash Monday on Route 120 in McHenry, a police official said.McHenry police Cmdr. Thomas ...
Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:38 am

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $981

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 6,008
Median (dollars) $1852
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 1,680
Median (dollars) $598

 

Cary native Rick Carone keeps fighting cancer through batting practice, foundation

Rick Carone didn’t feel well. Days after surgery, he arrived at U.S. Cellular Field for batting practice.Carone had a nerve block inserted i ...
Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:26 am

McHenry-based business Skewer This transforming dishes, cocktails

McHENRY – A new McHenry-based business is trying to transform cocktails and restaurant dishes to make them even more visually appealing and ...
Sept. 20, 2016 - 1:05 am

Letter: Get informed, involved

This is shaping up to be the most contentious national election of modern times. That said, what is at stake is literally the future of the ...
Sept. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $205,200

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $67,740

 

Letter: Why support Speaker?

To the Editor:For the longest time, I have felt that Jack Franks was the right person to vote for in McHenry County.A battle has erupted her ...
Sept. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am

McHenry resident rallying team for ALS Walk for Life in Chicago

McHENRY – Laureen Pilat of McHenry is assembling friends and family to join her Sunday in the Les Turner ALS Foundation’s ALS Walk for Life ...
Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:43 pm

McHenry to flush hydrants starting Monday

McHENRY – The city of McHenry will begin its fall hydrant flushing operation Monday. It will continue for a two-week period ending Sept. 30.
Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:14 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 48 0.31%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 1,350 8.71%
Construction 1,161 7.49%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 2,489 16.06%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 812 5.24%
Information 306 1.97%
Manufacturing 2,319 14.96%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 592 3.82%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 968 6.24%
Public Administration 540 3.48%
Retail Trade 1,789 11.54%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 460 2.97%
Wholesale Trade 430 2.77%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 13,264

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Land

Area (in square miles) 14.74
Density (in square feet) 1,822.39

 

Centegra to offer free skin cancer screenings in McHenry

McHENRY – Centegra Health System officials say early detection is key to surviving skin cancer, so it will offer a free screening for skin c ...
Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:16 am

Pioneer Center holding open house Thursday night

McHENRY – The Pioneer Center for Human Services will be holding an open house Thursday to show McHenry County residents what its intellectua ...
Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:33 am

McHenry County judge mulls fate of man accused of murdering Island Lake woman

WOODSTOCK – The bench trial for a man charged with the first-degree murder of an Island Lake woman concluded after its second day, but a McH ...
Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:11 am

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. House of Representatives Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Pamela Althoff
Illinois House of Representatives Jack Franks
Illinois House of Representatives Barbara Wheeler

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,955
Cuban 2
Mexican 2,384
Other Hispanic or Latino 282
Puerto Rican 287
Total Population 2,955
Not Hispanic or Latino 23,907
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 17
Asian Alone 509
Black or African American Alone 52
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 573
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 8
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 565
White Alone 22,756
Total Population 26,862

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McHenry mayor Susan Low says she won't run for re-election in April

McHENRY – Susan Low’s long run as the mayor of McHenry is coming to an end, as she said she does not plan to run for re-election in April.Th ...
Sept. 13, 2016 - 11:50 pm

McHenry Library brings back free snack program for students

McHENRY – The McHenry Public Library has been approved to host a free after-school snack program throughout the entire school year for stude ...
Sept. 12, 2016 - 12:29 am

McHenry baby underwent 2 heart surgeries before first birthday

McHENRY – Emma Hocin of McHenry has already had two major heart surgeries before the age of 1.Just 8 months old, she was born with aortic bi ...
Sept. 11, 2016 - 12:06 am

Schools

Elementary Schools McHenry Community Consolidated School Dist. 15
Secondary Schools McHenry Community High School Dist. 156

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Trial set to begin for McHenry man accused of killing Island Lake woman

WOODSTOCK – A bench trial will begin Monday for a McHenry man accused of killing an Island Lake woman.Howard E. Dibbern, 51, was charged in ...
Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:47 am

McHenry to honor Sept. 11 responders, victims with ceremony

McHENRY – The city of McHenry will hold a ceremony Sunday honoring the people who put their lives on the line and the ones who lost their li ...
Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:43 am

Johnsburg fire causes $40,000 in damages to boat, residence

JOHNSBURG – Fire officials continue to investigate what started a fire that caused $40,000 in damages to a boat and a Johnsburg residence Th ...
Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:44 am

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