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County announces a new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site

County announces a new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site

Odeum in Villa Park opens Monday, Nov. 23 In response to the exponential spread of COVID-19 cases and the increased need for testing, the DuPage County Health Department is announcing the addition of a second community-based drive-thru testing site to provide additional testing resources in DuPage County. The additional COVID-19 […]

 
 

Free COVID-19 Testing Available at Churchville Middle School

 The Village of Bensenville and the City of Elmhurst are co-hosting a drive through community testing site in the Churchville Middle School parking lot on November 9 and 10, 2020. Free testing will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Churchville Middle School is located at […]

 
 

Obituary

Donald Andrew Kuhl, 79 Donald Andrew Kuhl, Captain USA (retired), a resident of Addison for 36 years, passed away peacefully on October 15, 2020, at the age of 79. Donald was born in Chicago, on August 3, 1941. Donald leaves behind a long list of achievements with his greatest being […]

 
 

DuPage County elects ‘Flat Tax’ over alternative Mazzochi retains seat; Casten beats Ives; Lewis wins over Pappas

DuPage County elects ‘Flat Tax’ over alternative     Mazzochi retains seat; Casten beats Ives; Lewis wins over Pappas

By Dee Longfellow At 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4, with 100% of precincts reporting, the Presidential race had already been declared for Joe Biden in the state of Illinois by many national media outlets. Still the final tally across the nation was not complete yet, so the race was […]

 
 

County notes high voter turnout; More than 25% of registered voters have already cast ballots

More than one-quarter of DuPage County’s voters have cast ballots for the 2020 General Election. The combination of 69,499 early voting location voters and 107,018 mail voters totaled 176,516 as of 7:24 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, surpassing 27 percent turnout. “Nationwide, high voter turnout has been predicted for months,” County […]

 
 

DuPage Health Department urges collaborative action on COVID-19 resurgence mitigations

DuPage Health Department urges collaborative action on COVID-19 resurgence mitigations

Governor calls for restrictions amid rise in number of cases to reduce spread Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) have announced the need for COVID-19 resurgence mitigation in Region 8, which includes DuPage and Kane counties, beginning Friday, Oct. 23. The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) […]

 
 

Legion’s Nashville songwriter event still on

Legion’s Nashville songwriter event still on

Two smaller groups contained inside meets City, state requirements By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent After Governor JB Pritzker announced that Illinois would be returning to more restrictive limitations due to a spike in COVID-19 cases, the Committee poised to bring the Nashville Songwriter event to the Elmhurst American […]

 
 

Man charged with attempted murder of Elmhurst resident out walking dog

Man charged with attempted murder of Elmhurst resident out walking dog

On Wednesday, July 1, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Michael Ruth announced that a 22- year-old man had been charged with Attempt First Degree Murder for allegedly shooting an Elmhurst man last May. Charged with one count of Attempt First Degree Murder and […]

 
 

Peaceful protest held in Elmhurst City Centre

Peaceful protest held in Elmhurst City Centre

IMG_3231 (2) (Click on link for video) By Peter Cruger For The Independent Newspapers The City of Elmhurst prepared most of the day on Tuesday, June 2, for a protest in response to the death of George Floyd, the African American man who died while in the custody of the […]

 
 

DuPage County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Case Counts

DuPage County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Case Counts

May 9, 2020 Total cases in DuPage County residents 4,520, including 247 deaths * Data are provisional as of 11:00am 5/9/2020 and subject to change. Since May 9, 2020 there are 142 new cases of COVID-19 in DuPage County including 10 deaths of persons with COVID-19 infection reported: • 1 […]