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As Fox Lake manhunt drags on, police officers, K9s battle heat wave

FOX LAKE – Sweltering temperatures aren't taking a break and neither are about 100 officers in Fox Lake.Temperatures will spike near 90 toda ...
Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:12 am

McHenry County Board committee examines limited options in wake of scathing dental audit

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Board committee frustrated with the likelihood that prosecuting several dentists accused of double-billing at t ...
Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:05 am

McHenry County Board will hear township consolidation task force's final report

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board on Tuesday will hear the limited final report of a task force convened to examine referendums to consol ...
Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:23 am

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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Teen driver flown from Richmond crash with dump truck

RICHMOND – A 19-year-old woman was airlifted from a crash in Richmond after a dump truck collided with her car Friday, police said.The woman ...
Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:59 pm

McHenry County township consolidation: Lots of talk, little consensus on task force

WOODSTOCK – A task force convened to examine halving the number of McHenry County townships through consolidation could agree only on mergin ...
Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:21 am

Former Hebron police sergeant found guilty on weapons charge

WOODSTOCK – In rendering guilty verdicts for a former Hebron police sergeant, a McHenry County judge called the small police department's le ...
Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:00 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

 

Trial begins for former Hebron officer accused of possessing guns from evidence room

WOODSTOCK – In rendering guilty verdicts for a former Hebron police sergeant, a McHenry County judge called the small police department’s le ...
Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:34 am

Richmond home of McHenry County pioneer to be marked as historic site

RICHMOND – The William McConnell homestead in Richmond is receiving a plaque from the McHenry County Historical Society Sunday marking it as ...
Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:29 pm

Wonder Lake truck driver cited after hazmat incident in Richmond

RICHMOND – A 38-year-old Wonder Lake semitrailer driver was cited after he allegedly ran a red light, causing a crash that spilled 65 gallon ...
Aug. 20, 2015 - 1:01 am

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&

 

2-vehicle Richmond crash causes diesel fuel spill

RICHMOND – About 65 gallons of diesel fuel spilled onto a Richmond Street after a semitrailer and a vehicle collided Tuesday, fire officials ...
Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:38 am

First students back to school: McHenry East High School seniors start year with sun, selfies

McHENRY – A group of McHenry East High School seniors gathered on the edge of the Fox River for a selfie with the sun.The bright sphere was ...
Aug. 17, 2015 - 11:47 pm

88-year-old Richmond woman dies after rollover crash in Spring Grove

SPRING GROVE – An 88-year-old Richmond woman involved in a rollover crash Wednesday afternoon later died at the hospital, the McHenry County ...
Aug. 13, 2015 - 9:23 am

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

 

Richmond police reports for Aug. 6, 2015

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
Aug. 6, 2015 - 1:13 pm

McHenry County communities participate in National Night Out

HUNTLEY – Police officer Megan Racila cringed a little every time she hit the ball.The sprints around the bases at Sun City’s Eakin Field fo ...
Aug. 5, 2015 - 12:08 am

2-vehicle Richmond crash sends 3 to hospital

RICHMOND – A crash in Richmond on Friday afternoon sent three people to the hospital with minor injuries, said Richmond Township Fire Protec ...
July 24, 2015 - 11:20 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $190,000

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $52,500

 

Richmond police advises drivers to avoid state routes over weekend

RICHMOND – Traffic is expected to be more congested than normal in the Richmond area with the Country Thunder concert running Thursday throu ...
July 22, 2015 - 12:23 am

Bike tour to explore northern part of Prairie Trail, downtown Richmond

RINGWOOD – A bike tour will explore the northern stretch of the Prairie Trail.McHenry Count Conservation District staff will lead bicyclists ...
July 20, 2015 - 5:04 pm

McHenry County Garden Walk to feature waterfront gardens, dragonfly habitat

CRYSTAL LAKE – An annual garden walk will showcase nine unique gardens, including one that faces the Fox River, a dragonfly habitat and a po ...
June 29, 2015 - 12:21 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

 

ReMax recognizes Richmond broker for sales

RICHMOND – ReMax Northern Illinois recently recognized a broker at the ReMax Plaza, 9716 Route 12, Richmond, for her exceptional sales achie ...
June 21, 2015 - 5:30 am

Wonder Lake woman ejected from car after rollover crash in Richmond

RICHMOND – A 24-year-old Wonder Lake woman was airlifted Wednesday after being ejected from her car in a rollover crash in Richmond, officia ...
June 18, 2015 - 12:55 am

Tickets available for Spring Grove wine walk

Interested residents can now reserve tickets for the “Spring Grove Wine and Beer Walk,” sponsored by the Richmond-Spring Grove Chamber of Co ...
June 7, 2015 - 5:30 am

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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Schools

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

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