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Woodstock, CL men arrested following tavern burglary

UNION – Two men have been charged in connection with a burglary at Clasen’s Tavern in Union, police said.Earlier this month, the Woodstock P ...
Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:28 pm

Helfers: Customers can be business' best marketers

Are your customers your greatest marketing partners? Do your customers use social media to post positive comments or pictures related to you ...
Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:34 am

Go-ahead for I-90 interchange in Marengo headed toward a County Board vote

WOODSTOCK – The long-awaited desire by many planners to have access to an interstate highway in McHenry County is making its way through Cou ...
Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:18 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 42
5 to 9 Years 51
10 to 14 Years 70
15 to 19 Years 66
20 to 24 Years 70
25 to 34 Years 82
35 to 44 Years 98
45 to 54 Years 112
55 to 59 Years 26
60 to 64 Years 38
65 to 74 Years 40
75 to 84 Years 13
85 Years and Over 11
Median Age (in years) 33.5

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Ancestry

American 25 2.7%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 6 0.6%
Danish 8 0.9%
Dutch 22 2.4%
English 47 5.1%
French (except Basque) 3 0.3%
French Canadian 0 0.0%
German 452 48.8%
Greek 3 0.3%
Hungarian 6 0.6%
Irish 87 9.4%
Italian 141 15.2%
Lithuanian 0 0.0%
Norwegian 33 3.6%
Polish 48 5.2%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 20 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 2 0.2%
Scottish 5 0.5%
Slovak 0 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 5 0.5%
Swiss 0 0.0%
Ukrainian 13 1.4%
Welsh 0 0.0%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Illinois Railway Museum to host Vintage Transport Extravaganza

UNION – Vintage car enthusiasts are invited to attend the 26th annual Vintage Transport Extravaganza on Sunday at the Illinois Railway Museu ...
Aug. 6, 2016 - 12:08 am

Judge upholds sentence for McHenry County man convicted of sexually assaulting family member

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will not reconsider a lengthy prison sentence for a McHenry County-area man who entered a stipulated plea ...
July 29, 2016 - 1:09 am

Learn about the history of beer at McHenry County Historical Museum

UNION – The McHenry County Historical Society will host “A Brief History of Beer” on Sunday, a program that will go over the evolution of be ...
July 22, 2016 - 11:52 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 3 0.7%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 11 2.6%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 197 46.9%
Some College, No Degree 98 23.3%
Associates Degree 25 6.0%
Bachelor's Degree 60 14.3%
Graduate or Professional Degree 26 6.2%
Population 25 years and Over 420
High School Graduate or Higher 96.66&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 20.47&

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Gender

Male 376 52.29%
Female 343 47.71%
Total Population 719

Crystal Lake woman injured in Route 176 crash with freight truck, police say

One person was taken to the hospital Friday after a vehicle struck a truck in unincorporated McHenry County, a fire official said.The Mareng ...
July 8, 2016 - 11:31 pm

Marengo FFA Alumni hosts tractor ride to raise money

UNION – The Marengo FFA Alumni chapter is hosting its second annual tractor ride Saturday across Marengo, Huntley and Union, with proceeds f ...
July 8, 2016 - 11:32 pm

Democratic Party finds McHenry County Board candidate to replace one who withdrew

A Democratic candidate for McHenry County Board had to withdraw from the race, prompting the party to find a replacement.District 6 candidat ...
July 7, 2016 - 12:13 am

Household Type

Total Households 233
Family Households 175 75.10&
with own children under 18 years 77 33.04&

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 233
Owner-Occupied 214 91.84&
Renter Occupied 19 8.15%

McHenry County man sentenced to 13 years for sexually assaulting family member

WOODSTOCK – A man convicted of sexually assaulting a family member continued Friday to deny that he was responsible for the crimes moments b ...
June 24, 2016 - 11:31 pm

Police ID Plano man killed riding farm sprayer by train near Union

UNION – A 57-year-old Plano man was identified as the person killed by a train on Tuesday evening, according to the McHenry County Sheriff’s ...
June 23, 2016 - 12:19 am

Train hits farm field sprayer near Union killing 1, officials say

UNION – One person was killed in a crash between a farm field sprayer and train Tuesday, officials said.Union Fire Protection District Lt. T ...
June 22, 2016 - 12:43 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $779

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 128
Median (dollars) $1688
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 86
Median (dollars) $592

McHenry County auditor, fed-up neighbors ask for shooting ordinance over backyard shooting ranges

McHenry County Auditor Pam Palmer left her rural Union home to the sound of neighbors shooting, as they had done the three previous weekends ...
June 21, 2016 - 4:04 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $179,100

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $55,938

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 14 0.09%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 41 0.26%
Construction 36 0.23%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 72 0.46%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 20 0.13%
Information 4 0.03%
Manufacturing 35 0.23%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 10 0.06%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 23 0.15%
Public Administration 18 0.12%
Retail Trade 57 0.37%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 14 0.09%
Wholesale Trade 2 0.01%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 346

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Land

Area (in square miles) 0.83
Density (in square feet) 866.27

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) 28
Cuban 12
Mexican 16
Other Hispanic or Latino 0
Puerto Rican 0
Total Population 28
Not Hispanic or Latino 691
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 0
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 691
Total Population 719

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Schools

Elementary Schools Marengo-Union Elementary Consolidated School Dist. 165
Secondary Schools Marengo Community High School Dist. 154

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