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Spring Grove benefit ride to raise money for boy with muscular dystrophy

SPRING GROVE – Spring Grove restaurant KC’s Cabin is hosting its second annual benefit ride Sunday to raise money and awareness for a 9-year ...
Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:34 am

Spring Grove sand volleyball tournament to benefit Crystal Lake man with brain cancer

SPRING GROVE – A sand volleyball tournament planned for Saturday in Spring Grove is hoping to raise funds and awareness for a Crystal Lake r ...
Aug. 15, 2016 - 12:17 am

Huntley Village Board to consider liquor license for new sandwich shop

HUNTLEY – A new sandwich shop that plans to serve wines, beers and Boar’s Head meats and cheeses will open on Route 47 in Huntley. Lucky Ber ...
Aug. 7, 2016 - 8:24 am

Age

Under 5 Years 188
5 to 9 Years 509
10 to 14 Years 559
15 to 19 Years 545
20 to 24 Years 288
25 to 34 Years 177
35 to 44 Years 755
45 to 54 Years 1234
55 to 59 Years 359
60 to 64 Years 249
65 to 74 Years 339
75 to 84 Years 178
85 Years and Over 72
Median Age (in years) 41.8

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Ancestry

American 257 3.7%
Arab 26 0.4%
Czech 12 0.2%
Danish 0 0.0%
Dutch 75 1.1%
English 482 6.9%
French (except Basque) 82 1.2%
French Canadian 23 0.3%
German 1,981 28.2%
Greek 22 0.3%
Hungarian 40 0.6%
Irish 1,278 18.2%
Italian 920 13.1%
Lithuanian 43 0.6%
Norwegian 49 0.7%
Polish 1,209 17.2%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 13 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 69 1.0%
Scottish 19 0.3%
Slovak 23 0.3%
Subsaharan Africa 84 1.2%
Swedish 282 4.0%
Swiss 30 0.4%
Ukrainian 0 0.0%
Welsh 0 0.0%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop opens second location in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK – Lucky Bernie’s has opened its second McHenry County location in Woodstock, and has plans for more in the area, a store manager s ...
Aug. 3, 2016 - 12:19 am

2 men charged after crashing boat on Nippersink Lake in Spring Grove

SPRING GROVE – Two men have been charged with obstructing a peace officer after a boat crash left them stranded on an island Wednesday night ...
July 29, 2016 - 1:07 am

2 men stranded on island in Nippersink Lake after boat crash, official says

SPRING GROVE – Two men were stranded on an island in Nippersink Lake after their boat crashed Wednesday night, an official said.Lake County ...
July 28, 2016 - 12:20 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 84 2.5%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 110 3.3%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 864 25.7%
Some College, No Degree 916 27.2%
Associates Degree 318 9.5%
Bachelor's Degree 729 21.7%
Graduate or Professional Degree 342 10.2%
Population 25 years and Over 3,363
High School Graduate or Higher 94.23%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 31.84&

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Gender

Male 2,762 50.66%
Female 2,690 49.34%
Total Population 5,452

 

Coroner IDs man killed in Fox Lake crash

FOX LAKE – A 60-year-old Spring Grove man driving a pickup truck was one of two people who died in a Fox Lake crash Saturday involving the p ...
July 19, 2016 - 12:57 am

Letter: Cut waste out of county government

To the Editor:I recently received my 2016 tax assessment in the mail. It’s up nearly 10 percent. I’m not sure how to stop the elected offici ...
July 14, 2016 - 9:42 am

Spring Grove man charged in fatal crash had blood-serum-alcohol level of .150, documents show

WOODSTOCK – A Spring Grove-area man – charged with aggravated driving under the influence after a crash on June 26 that killed his passenger ...
July 2, 2016 - 12:09 am

Household Type

Total Households 1,753
Family Households 1,604 91.50%
with own children under 18 years 875 49.91%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 1,753
Owner-Occupied 1,649 94.06&
Renter Occupied 104 5.93%

 

Spring Grove-area man charged with aggravated DUI free on bond

WOODSTOCK – A Spring Grove-area man accused of driving under the influence in a weekend crash that killed his passenger is out on bond, acco ...
June 30, 2016 - 12:27 am

Spring Grove-area man charged with aggravated DUI in fatal crash, police say

SPRING GROVE – A 33-year-old man from unincorporated Spring Grove has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence after a crash ...
June 28, 2016 - 12:22 am

Spring Grove area woman killed in Sunday morning Route 12 crash

SPRING GROVE – A 33-year-old woman was found dead following a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning and a male driver was transported to ...
June 26, 2016 - 3:07 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $2,000+

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 1,297
Median (dollars) $2548
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 352
Median (dollars) $763

 

Power restored after outage caused by downed wires in Spring Grove

SPRING GROVE — Power has been restored to Spring Grove residents after a short outage Saturday afternoon because of a blown transformer and ...
June 25, 2016 - 6:40 pm

Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop opens in Spring Grove

SPRING GROVE – As Bryan Sterbenz was preparing Lucky Bernie’s on Thursday for its grand opening Friday, people lined up at the door trying t ...
June 17, 2016 - 11:50 pm

3-vehicle crash in Spring Grove sends 3 people to hospital, fire official says

SPRING GROVE – Three people were sent to the hospital Wednesday after a three-vehicle crash on Route 12 in Spring Grove, a fire official sai ...
June 15, 2016 - 7:16 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $321,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $100,231

 

41-year-old woman injured in T-bone crash in Spring Grove

SPRING GROVE – A 41-year-old woman was taken to Centegra Hospital – McHenry with minor injuries after a T-bone-style crash Monday at the int ...
June 13, 2016 - 11:39 pm

2 injured in Spring Grove crash

SPRING GROVE — Two people were transported to Centegra Hospital - McHenry with minor injuries after a two-car crash at the intersection of S ...
June 10, 2016 - 9:42 pm

McHenry County experts give tips on how to stay safe, enjoy water activities

In McHenry County, people can access water anywhere from Petersen Park Beach in McHenry, to Chain O’Lakes State Park in Spring Grove and alo ...
June 9, 2016 - 12:07 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 46 0.30%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 271 1.75%
Construction 72 0.46%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 485 3.13%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 172 1.11%
Information 40 0.26%
Manufacturing 511 3.30%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 120 0.77%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 230 1.48%
Public Administration 66 0.43%
Retail Trade 178 1.15%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 165 1.06%
Wholesale Trade 90 0.58%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 2,446

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Land

Area (in square miles) 8.68
Density (in square feet) 628.11

 

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

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
Illinois House of Representatives Barbara Wheeler

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 194
Cuban 0
Mexican 194
Other Hispanic or Latino 0
Puerto Rican 0
Total Population 194
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,258
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 147
Black or African American Alone 135
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 52
Two or More Races 36
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 12
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 24
White Alone 4,888
Total Population 5,452

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Schools

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

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