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MCCD to explore insect songs in Harvard, watch meteor showers in Marengo

HARVARD – Insect songs, meteor showers and solar power will be explored at three upcoming McHenry County Conservation District programs. All ...
July 28, 2015 - 12:37 am

MCCD offering solar cooking class in Ringwood, Woodstock insect program

WOODSTOCK – The sun will be used to make some snacks at a McHenry County Conservation District program this month. All programs require adva ...
July 23, 2015 - 11:57 pm

Roof of former Camp Algonquin recreation hall to be replaced

WOODSTOCK – Plans are moving ahead to salvage the former Camp Algonquin recreation hall despite concerns that the recently approved master p ...
July 21, 2015 - 12:18 am

Age

Under 5 Years 30
5 to 9 Years 64
10 to 14 Years 109
15 to 19 Years 59
20 to 24 Years 47
25 to 34 Years 12
35 to 44 Years 151
45 to 54 Years 212
55 to 59 Years 53
60 to 64 Years 39
65 to 74 Years 38
75 to 84 Years 13
85 Years and Over 6
Median Age (in years) 42.8

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Ancestry

American 21 2.0%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 16 1.5%
Danish 15 1.4%
Dutch 33 3.1%
English 59 5.5%
French (except Basque) 1 0.1%
French Canadian 0 0.0%
German 350 32.6%
Greek 5 0.5%
Hungarian 21 2.0%
Irish 177 16.5%
Italian 147 13.7%
Lithuanian 0 0.0%
Norwegian 30 2.8%
Polish 131 12.2%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 5 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 25 2.3%
Scottish 7 0.7%
Slovak 5 0.5%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 20 1.9%
Swiss 2 0.2%
Ukrainian 2 0.2%
Welsh 0 0.0%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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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

Powers-Walker House in Ringwood open house to delve into World War I

RINGWOOD – An open house event at the historic Powers-Walker House in Glacial Park will take a look at World War I with re-enactors and orig ...
July 18, 2015 - 12:23 am

Glacial Park programs on bats, cold-blooded critters set in Ringwood

WOODSTOCK – Kid-friendly programs on bats, amphibians and reptiles will be offered by the McHenry County Conservation District this month.Al ...
July 13, 2015 - 3:11 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 0 0.0%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 15 2.9%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 206 39.3%
Some College, No Degree 123 23.5%
Associates Degree 51 9.7%
Bachelor's Degree 99 18.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree 30 5.7%
Population 25 years and Over 524
High School Graduate or Higher 97.13&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 24.61&

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Gender

Male 432 51.86%
Female 401 48.14%
Total Population 833

 

Improvements planned for MCCD's Harrison Benwell parking lot, entrance

WONDER LAKE – The parking lot and entrance to the McHenry County Conservation District’s first site will be getting an upgrade, district spo ...
July 8, 2015 - 9:28 am

Glacial Park concert to feature jazz favorites in Ringwood

RINGWOOD – The Dixieland Jazz Cats will bring the spirit of New Orleans, Bourbon Street and Mardi Gras to the back patio of the Lost Valley ...
July 8, 2015 - 12:29 am

Glacial Park's Lost Valley Visitor Center to delve into predators, prey

RINGWOOD – Kids can explore a touch table of skulls, furs and claws and make their own food chain coloring craft before heading outside for ...
June 29, 2015 - 11:36 pm

Household Type

Total Households 297
Family Households 241 81.14%
with own children under 18 years 108 36.36%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 297
Owner-Occupied 253 85.18&
Renter Occupied 44 14.81%

 

Exploration backpacks available to borrow at Glacial Park in Ringwood

RINGWOOD – Examining different turtle shells, reading stories and making crafts are all part of turtle-centric adventures at the Lost Valley ...
June 28, 2015 - 12:16 am

Ringwood's Lost Valley Visitor Center to feature scientific illustrations

RINGWOOD – A collection of scientific illustrations drawn by local artists will be on display at the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial P ...
June 29, 2015 - 12:08 am

MCCD programs include art lessons, campfires

WOODSTOCK – Weaving, campfires and drawing are the focus of some upcoming programs offered by the McHenry County Conservation District this ...
June 22, 2015 - 4:33 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1125

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 205
Median (dollars) $2435
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 48
Median (dollars) $775

 

Kickstarter campaign starts for McCullom Lake brain cancer documentary

The filmmaker who is wrapping up a year of shooting on a documentary about the McCullom Lake brain cancer cases has started a Kickstarter ca ...
June 12, 2015 - 11:52 pm

McHenry County officials promote awareness to halt spread of dog flu

RINGWOOD – Jeannette Everett knew as soon as a dog started coughing that there was a chance the canine influenza had hit her kennel. Everett ...
June 10, 2015 - 12:47 am

Ringwood home to be converted into small senior care facility

RINGWOOD – A house in Ringwood soon will be converted into a small senior living facility as part of an elderly care concept new to McHenry ...
June 2, 2015 - 12:41 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $301,900

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $84,750

 

On the Record with retiring Johnsburg School District 12 educator Cathy Neiss

RINGWOOD – Running Ringwood Primary School for the past 11 years has kept Cathy Neiss busy. She would come in on Sundays to answer emails an ...
June 1, 2015 - 12:12 pm

Crystal Lake section of Prairie Trail to be repaved

CRYSTAL LAKE – Improvements to the Prairie Trail are moving ahead while the replacement of the Lost Valley Visitor Center roof has been temp ...
May 30, 2015 - 11:54 pm

Johnsburg School District 12 coach hiring vote violated OMA, Attorney General says (with documents)

JOHNSBURG – The Johnsburg School District 12 Board will have to re-vote to hire its high-school football coach after the Attorney General’s ...
May 22, 2015 - 11:09 pm

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 3 0.02%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 17 0.11%
Construction 57 0.37%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 92 0.59%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 10 0.06%
Information 6 0.04%
Manufacturing 50 0.32%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 35 0.23%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 48 0.31%
Public Administration 17 0.11%
Retail Trade 48 0.31%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 24 0.15%
Wholesale Trade 9 0.06%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 416

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Land

Area (in square miles) 3.86
Density (in square feet) 215.80

 

Wonder Lake man charged after crash, altercation in Ringwood

RINGWOOD – McHenry County Sheriff's deputies have identified the man arrested after a Thursday crash and physical altercation in Ringwood as ...
May 22, 2015 - 11:12 pm

Open house at Powers-Walker House in Ringwood to feature 1850s reenactors

RINGWOOD – Costumed reenactors will demonstrate life in the 1850s as part of an open house timed to May's "Look at Local History Month" cele ...
May 12, 2015 - 1:49 pm

Friends send McHenry farmer off with tractor-filled funeral procession (with videos)

McHENRY – Tom King would have said “Zowie, boys, that’s a lot of tractors” if he could have seen his funeral procession Tuesday. That was th ...
May 13, 2015 - 12:20 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) 23
Cuban 0
Mexican 20
Other Hispanic or Latino 0
Puerto Rican 3
Total Population 23
Not Hispanic or Latino 810
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 5
Black or African American Alone 8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 9
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 9
White Alone 788
Total Population 833

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McHenry County Conservation District releases list of summer programs

WOODSTOCK – A series of indoor and outdoor adventures are lined up for this summer through the McHenry County Conservation District.The list ...
May 8, 2015 - 11:19 pm

66-year-old McHenry farmer killed after being hit by motorcycle on Ringwood Road

RINGWOOD – A group of McHenry County farmers sat down for a somber lunch Friday to mourn the death of their friend Thomas R. King, who was f ...
May 9, 2015 - 11:33 pm

Schools

Unified School Districts Johnsburg Community Unit School Dist. 12

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