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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

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

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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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

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

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

 

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

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

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%

 

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

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

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

 

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

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

Household Value

Median (dollars) $301,900

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $84,750

 

Electricity rates to go down in several McHenry County communities

Electricity rates are set to go down for residents of five McHenry County communities. The municipalities of Algonquin, Huntley, Lakewood, R ...
April 22, 2015 - 11:24 pm

MCCD programs include hikes, canoeing, nature activities

CRYSTAL LAKE – Lessons on plants, playtime for little ones and a hike are among some upcoming programs offered by the McHenry County Conserv ...
April 16, 2015 - 11:53 pm

Open house planned at historic Powers-Walker House

RINGWOOD – Costumed re-enactors will guide visitors to the historic Powers-Walker House through life in the 1850s at an upcoming open house.
April 16, 2015 - 11:50 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

 

MCCD offers Weekend of Restoration at Glacial Park in Ringwood

RINGWOOD – The McHenry County Conservation District’s award-winning Weekend of Restoration program will explore the history of the Civilian ...
April 14, 2015 - 9:44 am

Unpopular decisons propel Cary, Lakewood write-ins, others to victory

The 10 percent of McHenry County voters who cast ballots in Tuesday’s election sent two village boards and a school district the powerful me ...
April 9, 2015 - 12:49 am

Johnsburg School District 12: Newcomers win seats; incumbents 1 vote apart

JOHNSBURG – Two newcomers appear poised to take seats on the District 12 School Board, with one vote as of late Tuesday evening separating t ...
April 8, 2015 - 1:09 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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Schools

Unified School Districts Johnsburg Community Unit School Dist. 12

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