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Illinois State, Richmond police conducting roadside safety checks this weekend

RICHMOND – The Illinois State Police, District 2 and Richmond Police Department will conduct a joint roadside safety check in McHenry County ...
June 22, 2016 - 12:01 am

Richmond musician Georgia Rae in need of new fiddle

RICHMOND – During a recent performance, award-winning Richmond musician Georgia Rae Mussared’s fiddle met its demise.“Some people don’t unde ...
June 16, 2016 - 10:52 pm

Richmond Spartan race will be ‘Friday Night Lights’ reunion for 4 actors

A Spartan race in Richmond this weekend will reunite members of NBC’s “Friday Night Lights” cast. Taylor Kitsch (Tim Riggins), Minka Kelly ...
June 10, 2016 - 1:49 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 37
5 to 9 Years 144
10 to 14 Years 101
15 to 19 Years 115
20 to 24 Years 186
25 to 34 Years 361
35 to 44 Years 280
45 to 54 Years 307
55 to 59 Years 151
60 to 64 Years 154
65 to 74 Years 130
75 to 84 Years 106
85 Years and Over 20
Median Age (in years) 39.1

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Ancestry

American 31 1.3%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 10 0.4%
Danish 19 0.8%
Dutch 13 0.5%
English 155 6.3%
French (except Basque) 41 1.7%
French Canadian 5 0.2%
German 845 34.6%
Greek 37 1.5%
Hungarian 0 0.0%
Irish 384 15.7%
Italian 223 9.1%
Lithuanian 88 3.6%
Norwegian 132 5.4%
Polish 181 7.4%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 0 0.0%
Scotch-Irish 13 0.5%
Scottish 88 3.6%
Slovak 0 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 145 5.9%
Swiss 19 0.8%
Ukrainian 9 0.4%
Welsh 5 0.2%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Richmond lifts boil order on drinking water

RICHMOND – Richmond's boil order has been lifted as of about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to village officials.The boil order was issued Fri ...
June 7, 2016 - 2:53 pm

Richmond issues boil order for village drinking water

RICHMOND – A boil order has been placed on the Village of Richmond, and is expected to last until Tuesday, Richmond Public Works Supervisor ...
June 3, 2016 - 11:08 pm

Memorial Day events honor fallen soldiers throughout McHenry County

CRYSTAL LAKE – Six-year-old Leia Fisher of Crystal Lake knows what Memorial Day is all about. “It’s about Grandpa Burt,” she said matter-of ...
May 31, 2016 - 12:08 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 0 0.0%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 94 6.2%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 529 35.1%
Some College, No Degree 437 29.0%
Associates Degree 72 4.8%
Bachelor's Degree 240 15.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree 137 9.1%
Population 25 years and Over 1,509
High School Graduate or Higher 93.77%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 24.98%

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Gender

Male 1,030 49.24%
Female 1,062 50.76%
Total Population 2,092

 

Motorcycle classes teach McHenry County riders crash avoidance, proper technique

When planning educational programs for new motorcycle riders, Scott Haas said he urges students to think of riding primarily as a mental exe ...
May 16, 2016 - 11:09 pm

Richmond businessman recovering from Christmas morning attack, traumatic brain injury

RICHMOND – More than four months after he was attacked in his Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, home on Christmas morning, Richmond businessman Tom Epp ...
May 9, 2016 - 11:30 pm

On the Record With: Spring Grove Public Works Supervisor Matt Wittum

SPRING GROVE – After being with the Spring Grove Public Works Department for 13 years, Supervisor Matt Wittum has won several awards for him ...
May 9, 2016 - 4:08 pm

Household Type

Total Households 1,048
Family Households 543 51.81%
with own children under 18 years 226 21.56%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 1,048
Owner-Occupied 548 52.29%
Renter Occupied 500 47.70&

 

Main Stay Therapeutic Farm prepares for new facility in Richmond

RICHMOND – A nearly 30-year-old area therapeutic farm that owners say is bursting at the seams soon will have a new space to call home.Main ...
May 5, 2016 - 11:13 am

Spring Grove-area crash sends 2 to hospital, fire officials say

SPRING GROVE – Two people were taken to the hospital after a crash in Spring Grove that left one vehicle totaled against a utility pole, a f ...
May 1, 2016 - 12:14 am

Nippersink School District 2 students to compete in Future Problem Solvers

RICHMOND – Nine students from Nippersink School District 2 will compete in June with students from around the world in the international Fut ...
April 26, 2016 - 11:34 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $841

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 421
Median (dollars) $1666
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 127
Median (dollars) $676

 

Letter: Wear a helmet

To the Editor:I guess I’m a bad parent. Luckily, I’m also an engineer, so I have proof I’m not a bad parent.Recently, I spotted a picture on ...
April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am

Route 173 crash in Richmond sends 2 to hospital

RICHMOND – A man and a woman were taken to Centegra Hospital – McHenry with injuries that were not considered life-threatening after a crash ...
April 25, 2016 - 6:41 pm

Wonder Lake home uninhabitable after fire

WONDER LAKE – A single-family home in Wonder Lake was left uninhabitable Friday afternoon after a blaze that brought firefighters from eight ...
April 23, 2016 - 11:56 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $190,000

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $52,500

 

Community-supported agriculture grows in McHenry County

RICHMOND – Kathy Mor knows it sometimes takes a village to raise a vegetable. Mor and her husband, Scott, run Green Earth Farm in Richmond, ...
April 20, 2016 - 12:10 am

Richmond-area motorcycle crash sends man to hospital with serious injuries, officials say

RICHMOND – A motorcycle crash sent a 62-year-old Arlington Heights man to the hospital with serious injuries Saturday, officials said.Richmo ...
April 17, 2016 - 12:00 am

McHenry County municipalities work to manage staff cuts, service levels with limited budgets

When two superintendents left the Algonquin Public Works Department in 2014, Steve Ludwig took on both of their jobs.Ludwig, the village’s g ...
April 9, 2016 - 11:56 pm

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 19 0.12%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 48 0.31%
Construction 123 0.79%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 211 1.36%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 95 0.61%
Information 23 0.15%
Manufacturing 222 1.43%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 50 0.32%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 130 0.84%
Public Administration 61 0.39%
Retail Trade 163 1.05%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 62 0.40%
Wholesale Trade 22 0.14%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 1,229

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Land

Area (in square miles) 4.22
Density (in square feet) 495.74

 

Spring Grove police reports for April 6, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
April 5, 2016 - 6:01 pm

10 McHenry County students earn Helen Wright Fine Arts Scholarships

WOODSTOCK – Ten McHenry County high school seniors have been awarded $1,000 each for their talent in various areas of fine arts.The Woodstoc ...
March 29, 2016 - 12:01 am

Active shooter drill scheduled at Spring Grove Elementary School

SPRING GROVE – Residents might notice a flurry of emergency personnel outside Spring Grove Elementary School on Sunday.The Spring Grove Fire ...
March 28, 2016 - 4:51 pm

Political Leaders

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

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 135
Cuban 0
Mexican 101
Other Hispanic or Latino 16
Puerto Rican 18
Total Population 135
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,957
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 12
Black or African American Alone 0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 0
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 0
White Alone 1,945
Total Population 2,092

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Richmond senior apartment complex plans to start construction in spring

RICHMOND – Plans for a $6 million, 22,000-square-foot senior apartment complex in the village are underway, and construction could start thi ...
March 28, 2016 - 12:41 am

Schools

Elementary Schools Nippersink School Dist. 2
Secondary Schools Richmond-Burton Community High School Dist. 157

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