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Police investigate two USPS mailbox break-ins; Residents urged to cancel any financial documents mailed between Sat. and Mon.

The Elmhurst Police Department is investigating two reports of burglary to United States Postal Service mailboxes that were reported. On Monday, March 6, at approximately 7 a.m., a concerned citizen reported observing a U.S. Postal Service mailbox with its door ajar at the northeast corner of First Street and Haven […]

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Arson reported in Pick subdivision

On Sunday, Feb. 12, 47-year-old Daniel B. Kidwell, of Elmhurst, was charged with arson, criminal damage to property, and disorderly conduct in the 100 block of S. Pick at 9:17 p.m. Police said that subsequent to a call of screaming and breaking glass, officers located Kidwell walking down the driveway […]

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VanAken paints glowing picture of University at annual breakfast; Sesqui campaign exceeds goal; record enrollment brings largest class ever

By Dee Longfellow FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT On Saturday, March 4, before the City stepped off on the annual Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade, some 150 guests came to the campus of Elmhurst University to hear Dr. Troy VanAken deliver his annual address at the Elmhurst University’s annual President’s Breakfast. […]

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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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School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s going on at School District 205 By Chris Fox FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting. ILMEA students honored […]