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Marianna F. Brousard, 85 Marianna F. Brousard, passed away February 9, 2017, at the age of 85. Beloved mother of Robin (Craig) Andrews, Pam (Tom) Thorpe and Jeff (Pam) Brousard; devoted grandmother of Caitlin and Taylor. Interment private. Information provided by Pedersen-Ryberg Funeral Home. For more information, call 630-834-1133.


IC Catholic Prep’s Bianchini wins regional wrestling title

Knights’ boys basketball team wins in double overtime. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Three IC Catholic Prep wrestlers won regional titles at the recent Class 1A Walther Christian regional in Melrose Park. As a team, the Knights placed fifth at the recent Class 1A Walther Christian regional in Melrose Park. IC […]


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Group Home worker charged after slapping disabled resident

  Evidence provided via video recording By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent In a conversation with Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth on Monday, Jan. 30, the Independent learned there had been a case of an employee reportedly slapping a disabled resident of an adult group home in Elmhurst. Ruth […]


League to host Candidate forum

League to host Candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of Elmhurst will host a Candidate Forum on Sunday, Feb. 12 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Elmhurst City Hall, 209 N. York St. Candidates for the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Elections for Elmhurst Park Board, Elmhurst City Council Aldermen, Elmhurst Unit School District […]


Location, financing key for indoor sports facility

Location, financing key for indoor sports facility

Elmhurst College mentioned as possible site By Dan McLeister
For The Elmhurst Independent Elmhurst College might be a partner along with the City and the Park District in a possible indoor sports center. John Quigley, an alumnus of the college and president and CEO of the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce, mentioned […]


Get out your green, hop on the trolley!

Get out your green, hop on the trolley!

St. Patrick’s Day Parade steps off Mar. 4 By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The action returns to Spring Road on Saturday, Mar. 4 when the 21st annual Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade will begin at 12 noon. The parade steps off from the intersection of Wilson Street and […]


Elmhurst Sports Reports

Cronin, Hill advance to sectionals for York girls gymnastics team York announces changes to coaching staff; Five Dukes athletes sign NLIs. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls gymnastics team recently qualified two individuals out of the recent Geneva regional. Freshman Megan Cronin tied for fourth on vault with a […]


Elmhurst Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Battery Jan. 27 A victim at a pharmacy […]


Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Thursday, Feb. 16 — EHM Foundation 17th annual Chef Fest From 6-9 p.m., the Elmhurst Memorial Hospital (EMH) Foundation will hold its 17th annual Chef Fest at Drury Lane Theatre & Conference Center, 100 Drury Lane. in Oakbrook Terrace. […]