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Former police officer Joe Winkler dies at 81

Former police officer Joe Winkler dies at 81

A release was issued by the office of Police Chief Michael Ruth on Friday, April 21, former Elmhurst Police Officer Joseph R. Winkler passed away on April 19, 2017, following a brief illness. He was 81 years old. Joe joined the police department in Elmhurst in 1958 and served the […]

 
 

Ride the trolley to free fun during the 21st Annual Elmhurst Museum Day on May 21

Ride the trolley to free fun during the 21st Annual Elmhurst Museum Day on May 21

Many Chicago area museum goers don’t realize that Elmhurst is home to three unique museums all within walking distance from one another—the Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst History Museum, and Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art. This special connection positions the City of Elmhurst as a cultural arts haven in the western […]

 
 

24th Annual Sugar Creek Golf Outing

24th Annual Sugar Creek Golf Outing

It’s that time of year again – golf season! The People for Elmhurst Parks Foundation and Kiwanis Club of Elmhurst are pleased to invite you to the 24th Annual Sugar Creek Golf Outing on Friday, May 19 from 8:30a.m.-2:30 p.m. This exciting kick-off to golf season benefits both Kiwanis projects […]

 
 

Conquer MG plans Walk for Myasthenia Gravis

Conquer MG plans Walk for Myasthenia Gravis

Volunteers’ strides at 4th annual event makes Strides Against MG Danielle Woodward’s roller coaster ride with the rare autoimmune disease myasthenia gravis (“MG”) began last year. “There were days I didn’t know if I could step up to the train for my morning commute,” the avid exerciser explained. With surgery […]

 
 

Illinois’ Tax Freedom Day a week later than average American

Illinois’ Tax Freedom Day a week later than average American

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK The nation celebrated Tax Freedom Day Sunday. That’s the day when the entire country’s taxpayers have earned enough to pay off their collective burden to local, state and federal government. The numbers are crunched by the Tax Foundation, which does the annual exercise to show just how […]

 
 

York athletes sign letters of intent

York athletes sign letters of intent

  York High School students signed letters of intent on April 12 to the following schools: Matt Colagrossi, lacrosse, Monmouth; Jenna Dvorak, soccer, Augustana; Keith Freeman, football, Carthage College; Jordan Gray, basketball, Moraine Valley CC; Harrison Kennedy, XC/track & field, Augustana; Nick Lee, baseball, Benedictine; Chris McCoy, football, Winona State; […]

 
 

Roadside safety checkpoint planned for the weekend

Roadside safety checkpoint planned for the weekend

In an effort to save lives by reducing fatal and serious-injury crashes, the Elmhurst Police Department continues to take part in a year-long grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), which provides funding for additional enforcement of DUI and seatbelt laws. As part of the grant, periodic roadside safety […]

 
 

‘Pass Illinois’ Budget’ effort calls for end of impasse

‘Pass Illinois’ Budget’ effort calls for end of impasse

Dr. Moyer joins almost 400 school execs insisting Illinois pass a budget On Monday, April 24, Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Superintendent Dr. David Moyer joined more than 390 school chiefs from across the state, representing 1.3 million students, in calling for the Illinois General Assembly to immediately pass […]

 
 

Bond Set for Tow Truck Driver Accused of Murder in Road Rage Shooting

Bond Set for Tow Truck Driver Accused of Murder in Road Rage Shooting

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Illinois State Police District 15 Commander Captain Robert Meeder announced today that bond has been set for a tow truck driver accused of fatally shooting the driver of a semitrailer truck following an apparent road rage altercation late last week. Anthony Tillmon, 34 […]