Brittany Keeperman, Northwest Herald

Brittany Keeperman

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Past articles by Brittany:

McHenry Township Board moving forward with study on township elimination costs

Township Board proceeding with possible elimination cost study analysis → Read More

McHenry City Council to consider reduced impact fee schedule for developers

Developers could pay less to build residential property → Read More

Driver critically injured after fiery crash in McHenry Friday night

A driver was critically injured following a fiery rollover crash in McHenry Friday night, police said. → Read More

Telephone pole fire causes Virginia Road shutdown

South Virginia Road between James R. Rakow and Pingree roads was shut down for about a half-hour Friday morning after telephone pole wires caught on fire, police said. → Read More

Police: Terrorism charges for man accused of driving SUV through Woodfield mall

Schaumburg police have charged the man accused of driving an SUV through Woodfield Mall with terrorism, police announced Sunday. → Read More

Woodstock OKs plastic bag tax at major retailers

The seven largest retail stores in Woodstock include Walmart, Jewel-Osco, Woodstock Harley Davidson, Walgreens, Menards, Kohls and Farm and Fleet. Representatives from those stores were mostly supportive of the effort, according to city documents. The stores will keep 3 cents from the 10 cent fee, with the rest of the money going to Woodstock’s environmental management fund, according to city… → Read More

Queen of Hearts revealed at first draw in McHenry VFW game

It was a quick Queen of Hearts game at McHenry Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6400 this time around. → Read More

Kitchen fire leaves Algonquin apartment uninhabitable

A kitchen fire left an Algonquin apartment uninhabitable Wednesday afternoon, fire officials said. Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District Battalion Chief John Greene said the district was called to the 100 block of S. Main Street for a reported fire around 12:20 p.m. Wednesday. A fire had begun in a second-floor apartment, he said. No one was home at the time and there were no… → Read More

Light Up the Night event to show off improvements at Miller Point in McHenry

McHenry Riverwalk Foundation, city to host event in September → Read More

Woodstock OKs eminent domain for properties near proposed roundabout

Woodstock entered into “good faith” negotiations with the property owners, but the two sides have yet to come to an agreement for several parcels, according to city documents. Negotiations have stalled with the owners of 219 Madison St., a piece of property that is three-hundredths of an acre, plus a 0.017-acre area that temporarily would be used for easement before being returned to the owner… → Read More

Fire causes $135K of damage to Huntley home Sunday

Firefighters rescued dog, bird and gecko from home → Read More

Man injured following Saturday night motorcycle crash in Marengo

A man was injured following a motorcycle crash Saturday night. → Read More

GriffoNest Games to open next week in Woodstock

A haven for gamers is opening in Woodstock. → Read More

McHenry Ethics Commission dismisses allegations against Mayor Wayne Jett

Ethics Commission rejects complaints against McHenry Mayor Wayne Jett → Read More

Retired Alden-Hebron District 19 superintendent to serve as own part-time replacement

Debbie Ehlenburg takes on part-time, interim superintendent role → Read More

McHenry City Council talks traffic, drainage concerns related to District 156 expansion

City concerned about traffic, drainage related to West campus overhaul → Read More

Former Del Webb Sun City finance manager pleads guilty to theft

A former finance manager for Sun City Huntley by Del Webb pleaded guilty to stealing more than $30,000 from the business, according to a news release from the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office. → Read More

McHenry Ethics Commission to consider allegations against Mayor Wayne Jett Tuesday

Commission will consider complaints against Mayor Wayne Jett → Read More

McHenry Ethics Commission to consider complaints against Mayor Wayne Jett

Meeting set Tuesday to address alleged ordinance breach related to campaigning → Read More

Woodstock OKs $1.7M street resurfacing plan

The resurfacing of Lincoln Avenue from Dacy Street to Tryon Street and Wheeler Street from First Street to Third Street were eliminated. The increased Illinois fuel tax and oil price changes likely are why construction costs went up, city documents said. Crystal Lake-based Curran Contracting Co. bid $2,522,210 for the work, and Schaumburg-based A Lamp Concrete Contractors Inc. bid $2,504,343.… → Read More