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Update: Route 176 reopens between Franklinville and Millstream Roads after crash

MARENGO – Police have issued a nixle alert about 12:30 p.m. Saturday saying Route 176 between Franklinville and Millstream Roads in the Mare ...
Nov. 19, 2016 - 12:33 pm

Coroner identifies Crystal Lake trucker killed in crash near Woodstock

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office on Thursday released the name of the semitractor-trailer driver killed in the Wednesday morn ...
Nov. 18, 2016 - 1:01 am

Crystal Lake man killed in Woodstock crash, McHenry County Sheriff's Office says

A 55-year-old Crystal Lake man was pronounced dead after a three-vehicle crash Wednesday when his semitractor-trailer overturned and crashed ...
Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:23 am

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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Union, Barrington Hills women start Judson University program for students with disabilities

ELGIN – When Nancy Binger of Union was pregnant with her third child, she found out he would be born with Down syndrome.At first, Binger tho ...
Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:01 am

Steven Reick wins 63rd House for the GOP

Republican Steve Reick won election to a 63rd House District seat that had been in Democratic hands for almost two decades, according to uno ...
Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:30 am

Crystal Lake's Faith Lutheran High School reaches 100 students

CRYSTAL LAKE – When Faith Lutheran High School started in 2004, the first class of eight students would complain so much about the small cla ...
Oct. 23, 2016 - 12:16 am

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

Developer seeks approval for housing complex in unincorporated Huntley

HUNTLEY – A public hearing about a proposed housing development in unincorporated Huntley continued Wednesday, with residents voicing concer ...
Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:24 am

4 running to be the voice of rural McHenry County Board District 6

Two Republican and two Democratic candidates are running for two open seats representing McHenry County Board District 6.All four of them ha ...
Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:10 am

Sharing their struggle

CRYSTAL LAKE – The mission of Options and Advocacy for McHenry County is to improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities, Exec ...
Oct. 3, 2016 - 11:46 pm

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%

Cider Fest at McHenry County museum to feature Civil War re-enactors, apple bake-off

UNION – The 39th annual Cider Fest is set to take place Sunday with Civil War re-enactments and an apple-baking competition.The free-to-atte ...
Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:23 am

Helfers: Marengo-Union Chamber fall calendar fills up

Fall officially has arrived, and excitement is in the crisp air with all the upcoming chamber events. Please be sure to check our website fo ...
Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:24 am

Ex-Huntley history teacher to talk WWII posters at historical society

UNION – Bullets were a powerful weapon on the battlefields of Europe, but when it came to the battle at home during World War II marketing p ...
Sept. 8, 2016 - 1:07 am

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

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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