Elmhurst News

Former newspaper manager pleads guilty to felony theft charges

Cynthia R. Jensen

Jensen ordered to pay $274,000, serve probation   Cynthia R. Jensen, 56, of Kingston, Illinois, pleaded guilty to a felony theft charge in Walworth County Circuit Court on Jan. 10. The former business manager of Rock Valley Publishing, Southern Lakes Newspapers and the Elmhurst Independent, made a $250,000 restitution payment […]

 
 

Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Persons charged with domestic battery are not named in order to protect the privacy of victims. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed!   Saturday, Jan. 11 EHM hosts Train Songs of America At 2 p.m., the Elmhurst History Museum presents Train Songs of America with folk musician Dean Milano, who will bring an engaging musical program of train-themed songs from […]

 
 

Angela M. Amorosi

Angela M. Amorosi

Angela M. Amorosi died peacefully December 22, 2019 at Park Place in Elmhurst. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank, of 62 years; her parents, Anthony and Mary Marino; and her two brothers, Joseph and Jack Marino. Angie was a graduate of Proviso High School (1948) and Greenville […]

 
 

Curlie Ann Engdahl, 94

Curlie Ann (nee Flowers) Engdahl, 94, of Elmhurst, formerly of Villa Park, passed away peacefully December 25, 2019. She was born December 8, 1925, in Paris, Tenn. Following training in Nashville she moved to San Bernardino, Calif., to work in an aircraft factory. On a blind date, she met Lt. […]

 
 

Martin Stanley Larsen Sr., 87

Martin Stanley Larsen Sr., of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Virginia “Ginger,” nee Ward; loving father of Leanne (Stephen) Zier and Martin (Sheryl) Larsen Jr.; cherished grandfather of Jacob (Pamela) Zier, Michael Zier, Tori (Michael Gibson) Larsen and Kara Larsen; brother of June […]

 
 

Howard “Howie” W. Lindman, 83

Howard “Howie” W. Lindman, of Elmhurst, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at the age of 83. He was surrounded by his loving family in his home after a battle with cancer, and passed just in time to join his beloved wife Pattie for a New Year’s Eve […]

 
 

Police investigate armed robbery at Butterfield gas station

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   According to a release from the City of Elmhurst, police are investigating a reported armed robbery that occurred at the Shell gas station located at 301 W. Butterfield Road, on December 31, 2019 at approximately 5:45 a.m. An employee was inside the […]

 
 

Construction completed on St. Charles Rd. bridge; Weight limit restriction lifted; Pace Route 313 resumes

As of Thursday, Jan. 2, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), closed the Special Inspection of the St. Charles Bridge, officially removing the need for the 15-ton weight limit restriction. This is the bridge over Salt Creek just west of Illinois Rte. 83. Effective Sunday, Jan. 5, the long-term detour […]

 
 

Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Persons charged with domestic battery are not named in order to protect the privacy of victims. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court […]