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IC Catholic Prep football team wins state championship

IC Catholic Prep football team wins state championship

Knights close out perfect campaign with another blowout victory. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Perfection! Domination! Those are the two words that sum up the IC Catholic Prep football team’s 2016 season. The Knights put the bow on a perfect 14-0 season with a 43-0 victory over Carlinville in the Class […]


IC beats Carlinville 43-0 to win State Championship

IC beats Carlinville 43-0 to win State Championship

Jordan Rowell (#35) dashes to Immaculate Conception’s fourth touchdown of the game in their Illinois High School Association Class 3A State Championship Game with the Carlinville Cavaliers. The IC Knights were leading 29-0 after one quarter of play. They led 29-0 at halftime as well. Photo by Daniel L. Chamness, […]


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John E. Dramm, 91 John E. Dramm passed away peacefully on November 13, 2016 at the age of 91. He was born on May 6, 1925 in Oak Park. John graduated from York High School in 1943 and entered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and served in WWII South […]


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More incidents of counterfeit $100 bills reported

More incidents of counterfeit $100 bills reported

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent According to the Elmhurst Police Reports, on Nov. 7 there were numerous incidents reported in which a suspect had purchased or attempted to purchase items using a $100 bill that was later found to be counterfeit. • A complainant told police at around 5:49 […]


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 Nov. 6 • Darnel Martinez, 45, of Oswego, […]


Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – An event NOT to be missed… Friday, Nov. 18 — Spring Road tree-lighting From 6-7 p.m., the first Christmas tree-lighting event in Elmhurst (and Santa’s first visit!) takes place at Spring Road. Santa will be arriving in a fire truck, before taking his post inside […]


Week 13 preview

IC Catholic Prep (12-0) at Monticello (12-0) What: Semifinals of the Class 3A state football playoffs When: Likely Saturday; Check for official date and time. Where: Monticello High School Seeds: IC Catholic Prep is the No. 1 seed in the top half of the Class 3A bracket; Monticello is […]


65-0! IC Catholic Prep football team headed to state quarterfinals after blowout win.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent Points have not been hard to come by this season for the IC Catholic Prep football team. For the Knights’ opponents, not so much. IC Catholic Prep vanquished another opponent this past Saturday via a 65-0 blowout win over Paxton-Buckley-Loda in a Class 3A second-round state […]