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Solon Mills man faces federal child pornography charges

A federal grand jury indicted a Solon Mills man with a history of sex crimes against children on child pornography charges.Wayne Gibbons, 66 ...
Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:39 am

Fox Lake woman involved in 2014 police shooting sentenced to one year in prison

WOODSTOCK – A Fox Lake woman was sentenced to one year in prison for her involvement in a 2014 police shooting.McHenry County Judge Michael ...
Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:55 pm

Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce to host Winter Wonder Lake event

WONDER LAKE – The Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce is holding a Winter Wonder Lake event Saturday.From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wonder Lake C ...
Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:10 am

Age

Under 5 Years 230
5 to 9 Years 230
10 to 14 Years 182
15 to 19 Years 269
20 to 24 Years 258
25 to 34 Years 460
35 to 44 Years 602
45 to 54 Years 768
55 to 59 Years 231
60 to 64 Years 111
65 to 74 Years 245
75 to 84 Years 68
85 Years and Over 18
Median Age (in years) 38.5

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Ancestry

American 143 3.7%
Arab 6 0.2%
Czech 86 2.2%
Danish 0 0.0%
Dutch 81 2.1%
English 271 7.0%
French (except Basque) 69 1.8%
French Canadian 0 0.0%
German 1,033 26.7%
Greek 0 0.0%
Hungarian 13 0.3%
Irish 579 15.0%
Italian 354 9.2%
Lithuanian 23 0.6%
Norwegian 180 4.7%
Polish 586 15.2%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 29 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 17 0.4%
Scottish 89 2.3%
Slovak 0 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 304 7.9%
Swiss 0 0.0%
Ukrainian 0 0.0%
Welsh 0 0.0%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Wonder Lake man gets 6 months jail for killing McHenry teen in DUI crash

WOODSTOCK – In a packed courtroom on the day before Thanksgiving, Carrie Kilpatrick saw the man who admitted to killing her son sentenced to ...
Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:49 pm

Wonder Lake-area crash kills 65-year-old Huntley man

A 65-year-old Huntley man was pronounced dead Monday after his vehicle overturned off the roadway in unincorporated Wonder Lake, according t ...
Nov. 15, 2016 - 12:09 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

Education

Less than 9th Grade 17 0.7%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 162 6.5%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 669 26.7%
Some College, No Degree 778 31.1%
Associates Degree 219 8.7%
Bachelor's Degree 448 17.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree 210 8.4%
Population 25 years and Over 2,503
High School Graduate or Higher 92.84&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 26.28&

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Gender

Male 1,916 52.18%
Female 1,756 47.82%
Total Population 3,672

 

McHenry County Sheriff's Office recognizes deputy for efforts to save drowning victim

WOODSTOCK – Deputy Trevor Vogel was recognized by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office for his efforts to save a drowning victim in June at W ...
Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am

Fox Lake woman shot by deputies guilty of aggravated assault, gun charges, judge rules

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge found a Fox Lake woman who authorities say advanced toward and pointed an assault rifle at police officer ...
Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:28 am

Wonder Lake man arrested on traffic, drug charges

WONDER LAKE – A 32-year-old Wonder Lake man was arrested Thursday on traffic and drug charges, according to a news release from the McHenry ...
Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:45 am

Household Type

Total Households 1,341
Family Households 1,050 78.29&
with own children under 18 years 431 32.14%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 1,341
Owner-Occupied 1,179 87.91&
Renter Occupied 162 12.08%

 

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

Wonder Lake man faces upgraded felony DUI charges after 1996 reckless homicide conviction

WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake man faces upgraded felony DUI charges based on a previous reckless homicide conviction in 1996.Dennis R. Zidek, 39 ...
Sept. 30, 2016 - 12:00 am

4 newcomers running for 2 open seats in McHenry County Board District 4

Voters in McHenry County Board District 4 will be choosing new faces Nov. 8 to represent them.All four candidates for the two open seats – R ...
Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:15 am

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $-

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 1,017
Median (dollars) $1816
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 162
Median (dollars) $759

 

Dollar General to open store in Wonder Lake

WONDER LAKE – A new business is coming to town.Dollar General plans to build a store on McCullom Lake Road, just east of East Wonder Lake Ro ...
Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:05 am

McHenry County judge to determine fate of Fox Lake woman shot by deputies

WOODSTOCK – The bench trial for a case prosecutors said was an attempted “suicide by cop” concluded after its second day, but a McHenry Coun ...
Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:53 pm

Prosecutor: Fox Lake woman involved in 2014 police shooting had ‘personal problems'

WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said Elizabeth Kloss was dealing with “personal problems” when she advanced toward McHenry County sheriff’s deputies ...
Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:02 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $188,400

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $80,461

 

Trial set to begin for Fox Lake woman involved in 2014 police shooting

WOODSTOCK – A bench trial is set to begin Monday for a Fox Lake woman who was shot in the neck by deputies in 2014 after making suicidal sta ...
Sept. 26, 2016 - 1:03 am

Wonder Lake man arrested in Antioch motorcycle crash that killed passenger

A Wonder Lake man was arrested on aggravated DUI charges in connection with a motorcycle crash in Antioch that killed his passenger.The Anti ...
Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:22 pm

Wonder Lake man charged with shooting man with nail gun out car window

WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake man has been arrested for allegedly shooting a man in the arm with a battery operated nail gun out of his car wind ...
Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:22 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 19 0.12%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 40 0.26%
Construction 281 1.81%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 359 2.32%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 153 0.99%
Information 74 0.48%
Manufacturing 174 1.12%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 87 0.56%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 171 1.10%
Public Administration 85 0.55%
Retail Trade 363 2.34%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 112 0.72%
Wholesale Trade 68 0.44%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 1,986

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Land

Area (in square miles) 0.8
Density (in square feet) 4,590

 

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) 398
Cuban 14
Mexican 312
Other Hispanic or Latino 32
Puerto Rican 40
Total Population 398
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,274
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 9
Black or African American Alone 0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 64
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 64
White Alone 3,201
Total Population 3,672

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Schools

Elementary Schools Harrison School Dist. 36
Secondary Schools McHenry Community High School Dist. 156
Unified School Districts Woodstock Community Unit School Dist. 200

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