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Dog rescued from Elmhurst house fire

Photo by Pete Cruger Fire Department responds to fire caused by soldering of pipes Elmhurst – On the afternoon of October 1 at 2:19 p.m., the Elmhurst Fire Department along with mutual aid companies responded to a report of a single-family house fire in the 200 block of North Highland […]


Community Calendar

  Pick of the Week – An event not to be missed! —————————– Friday, October 2 • At 4:00 p.m. at the Elmhurst Historical Museum, Curator Lance Tawzer will present a Gallery Talk on “Work” relative to the “By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst” exhibit currently on display. How […]


Elmhurst Sports Report

  IC Catholic Prep golf team has productive week Larkin, Bosman lead Timothy Christian cross-country teams at Kaneland. By Mike Miazga Correspondent It was a clean sweep for the IC Catholic Prep golf team. The Knights scored three recent victories over Metro Suburban Conference teams. The week started with a […]


Park Board news…

Here’s what’s happening at the Elmhurst Park District Elmhurst — The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on Sept. 23 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. All seven park board commissioners participated in the meeting. Commissioner Doug Ennis took part in the meeting via […]


And You Are…Bob McKeague

Winner of 90+ Age Group, World Triathlon Grand Final By Jean Lawrence For The Elmhurst Independent A triathlon is a multi-sport athletic endeavor that only a small percentage of the population ever undertakes, regardless of their age. Yet at age 90 ½, Bob McKeague of Villa Park, who is active […]



  James E. Postula, 93 Services set for Oct 4 at St. Peter’s James E. Postula, a resident of Elmhurst and Villa Park for 90 years, passed away recently at the age of 93. Beloved husband of Elizabeth, nee Klick, for 67 years; father of Kathy (Bob) Maxwell and Dan […]

Police Reports

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 Sept. 17 Aggravated battery was reported […]


Alleged abduction turns out to be hoax

Suspects face felony theft charges following staged incident at Shell By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent What started as a community stunned about the news of an abduction at a local gas station turned out to be a hoax plotted by two persons who hoped to get away with […]