Elmhurst News

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 […]

 
 

How an infectious disease physician will spend the summer of 2020; A guest column from Elmhurst Hospital

How an infectious disease physician will spend the summer of 2020; A guest column from Elmhurst Hospital

We’re starting the summer in Illinois on a positive note: the numbers of COVID-19 cases are decreasing in our state. That’s great news: it means that 10 weeks of separation has resulted in countless lives saved, but it does not mean the virus is gone or that cases won’t escalate […]

 
 

Mail program expansion, voter safety measure signed into law

In response to the public health situation that continues as a result of the novel coronavirus, legislation to promote the state’s vote by mail program and enact other measures to protect voter safety and health was signed into law last week. “The public health crisis we are experiencing has forced […]

 
 

Pack up the station wagon for a nostalgia-fueled road trip

‘The Great Midwestern Road Trip’ now open at Elmhurst History Museum This year, more than ever, it is predicted that Midwesterners will take to the road for their summer vacations in record numbers to find adventure and relaxation close to home. Undoubtedly, those well-known destinations that have lured tourists for […]

 
 

Elaine Schultz

Elaine Borneman Schultz, beloved wife of 34 years to the late Thomas Schultz; devoted daughter of the late Herman and Emma Borneman; loving mother of Nancy Schultz, Betty (Ed) Devitt and Paul (Deborah) Schultz; proud grandmother of T.J. Schultz, Will Schultz, Ed Devitt, Christopher (Amanda) Devitt, Patrick (Tayrn) Devitt (Taryn) […]

 
 

Magdaline “Maggie” Foreman, 91

Magdaline “Maggie” Foreman, of Elmhurst, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020 at home at the age of 91. Longtime Elmhurst community volunteer. Beloved wife of the late George Foreman. Loving mother of Colette (Ken) Kubiesa and Shawn Foreman.  Cherished grandmother of Claire (T.J.) Kubiesa, Keith (Jill) Kubiesa, Michael (Laura) Kubiesa, […]

 
 

Joan M. Sehr, 87

Joan M. Sehr, 87

Joan M. Sehr, nee Donovan, of Elmhurst, formerly of Appleton, Wisc., passed away recently at the age of 87. Former Girl Scout Leader, member of Far From Broadway at Visitation Parish, avid tennis player, bowler and crafter; beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of Kathleen Sehr, Lynda Jrab, […]

 
 

David Peter Ruppert, 89

David Peter Ruppert, 89

David Peter Ruppert, U. S. Army Veteran, of Elmhurst, passed away peacefully June 23, 2020, at the age of 89. Beloved husband of Patricia, nee Mars for more than 55 years; Loving father of Kymberly (Perry) Harris, and Matthew Ruppert; Devoted foster parent of Timothy, Michelle, Ricardo, Kristopher, and Suzanne; […]

 
 

‘Confused’ elderly man located at quarry; helicopter aids in search

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Tuesday, June 16, the Independent received a call that a helicopter was heard flying over the City in the vicinity of Rte. 83 and North Avenue. Later it was learned that an elderly man had gone missing at about 11 p.m. and […]

 
 

COVID-19 updates for DuPage County

As of 11 a.m. on Monday, June 29, there were 8,996 total cases among DuPage County residents, including 465 deaths. Since Saturday, there were 52 new cases and two deaths of persons with COVID-19 infection reported: One male in his 70s; One female in her 80s. Number of cases by […]