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Nadine M. Koehne, 78

Nadine M. Koehne, age 78, of Elmhurst.  Cherished daughter of the late Art and Margaret (nee Kruse) Mahler; Beloved wife of the late William Koehne for 50 years; loving mother of Bill (Karla), Bob (Mia), and Brian (Val); proud grandmother of Chris, Aaron, Miriam, Aiden, Ethan, Ryan, Zack, and Kyle; […]

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Some businesses that are currently open

As a service to its readers, the Independent is publishing a short list of some of the businesses that remain open, despite the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. Huntington Learning Center Diane Kilcommons  179 S. Rt. 83 630-516-1030 Huntingtonhelps.com Elmhurst Brewing Co Frazer Donaldson 171 N. Addison Ave 630-834-BREW www.elmhurstbrewing.com Open M-Th […]

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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 […]

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George Bovis, 79

With great sadness we announce the passing of George Steven Bovis, of Oak Brook, on April 12, 2020. Born on August 3, 1940, and married to Elizabeth on April 8, 1967 in Chicago, George was an executive of White Hen Pantry, member of the Sports Car Club of America, and […]

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Edgar Emil Finke, 95

Edgar Emil Finke, 95, peacefully passed away in the early morning hours of April 21, 2020, with his loving wife Dolores at his side in his home in Marengo. He was born on November 4, 1924 in Addison to William and Emma (Ahrens) Finke. He married Dolores Jost on April […]

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COVID-19 updates for DuPage County

As of 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 27, there were 2,625 total cases among DuPage County residents, including 135 deaths. Of those, 509 were outbreak-associated, while 2,116 were not.  Since Sunday, there were 178 new cases and four deaths reported. (Outbreak-associated cases are linked to a congregate setting, e.g., long-term […]

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Two charged with carjacking from McDonald’s drive-through in Lombard; Lombard, Elmhurst police assist in high speed chase to apprehend

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Lombard police officers responded to the McDonald’s restaurant at 300 E. Roosevelt Road on Thursday, April 23 on the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned that a victim had been in line at the drive-thru window when two males armed […]