All About Algonquin and Lake in the Hills

The Northwest Herald's "All About" series begins with Algonquin and Lake in the Hills. We look at their histories, their people, and their unique qualities that make them great places to live in, shop in, and visit.

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About the Villages

Algonquin
Village President
John Schmitt
847-658-2700

Village Clerk
Jerry Kautz
847-658-2700

Village Trustee
Brian Dianis
847-340-2046

Village Trustee
Jerry Glogowski
847-458-1639

Village Trustee
Robert Smith
847-658-2466

Village Trustee
Debby Sosine
847-658-3480

Village Trustee
John Spella
847-458-8289

Village Trustee
Jim Steigert
847-658-0536

Village Manager
William Ganek
847-658-2700
Lake in the Hills
Village President
Ed Plaza
847-960-7401

Village Clerk
Denise Wasserman
847-960-7408

Village Trustee
Stephen Harlfinger
847-960-7403

Village Trustee
Ray Bogdanowski
847-960-7406

Village Trustee
Paul Mulcahy
847-960-7402

Village Trustee
Bob Huckins
847-960-7404

Village Trustee
Denise Barreto
847-960-7405

Village Trustee
Russ Ruzanski
847-960-7407

Village Admin.
Gerald D. Sagona
847-960-7410
Not just a retail hub

Not just a retail hub

The retail locations in Algonquin and Lake in the Hills often steal the villages’ respective business spotlights, but both have a healthy gr…
Bypass could change face of downtown

Bypass could change face of downtown

ALGONQUIN – From its humble beginnings in the 1890s to today, the face of downtown Algonquin has undergone significant of transformation, bu…

Algonquin festivals

ALGONQUIN FOUNDERS’ DAYS, 53rd annual, July 26-29, Towne Park, 100 Jefferson St., Algonquin. Carnival, Taste of Founders, live bands, cardbo…

Latest Village News

September 21, 2017
By MEGAN JONES - mjones@shawmedia.com
ALGONQUIN – OrthoIllinois officials say too often, residents have to travel to larger cities to receive specialized medical care.
September 20, 2017
Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.
September 16, 2017
By MEGAN JONES - mjones@shawmedia.com
ALGONQUIN – It is Cynthia Kanner’s dream to see more boats and eventually people in intertubes down the Fox River.
By MEGAN JONES - mjones@shawmedia.com
ALGONQUIN – It is Cynthia Kanner’s dream to see more boats and eventually people in intertubes down the Fox River. But right now, the river is too dirty.
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