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Susan Sarkauskas

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Susan Sarkauskas started work at the Daily Herald in 1990 as a copy editor on the Neighbor desk; was an assistant city editor in the DuPage County bureau; then returned to the Neighbor production staff as the Daily Herald expanded into Elgin and Tri-Cities areas.

Responsibilities included editing copy, designing pages and, for several years, writing features about local houses of worship. In 2007, she became a reporter for the Tri-Cities, North Aurora and Kaneland areas. Before coming to the Daily Herald, Sarkauskas worked for several years for the Suburban LIFE Graphic newspaper as a reporter. Sarkauskas grew up in Woodridge, and now calls Batavia home. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. In her spare time, Sarkauskas has served on the governing council for her church, and was co-director for 10 years of its vacation Bible school. For several years, she was an advisory member of the board of a parochial school.

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How law-and-order suburban sheriff became a deacon

Feb 23 2017 | 11:30 pm - Once a tough-talking, cigar-chomping, no-nonsense lawman, former Kane County Sheriff Ken Ramsey now spreads a message of love and peace as a Catholic deacon. We were there in Batavia this week when he spoke about his spiritual conversion.

Opponent wants apology from Geneva mayor over ethics accusation

Feb 23 2017 | 11:53 pm - Opponent wants apology from Geneva mayor over ethics accusation

2 charged in Kendall County Food Pantry theft want change of venue

Feb 21 2017 | 5:30 pm - 2 charged in food pantry theft want venue moved from Kendall County.

Coyote carcasses dumped in Kane forest preserve

Feb 17 2017 | 4:42 pm - Coyote carcasses found in a Kane County forest preserve were likely dumped by a hunter or trapper, police chief says.

What does Rudd indictment mean for Melissa Calusinski?

Feb 16 2017 | 11:30 pm - Former Lake County Coroner Dr. Thomas Rudd has been a driving force behind the push to win Melissa Calusinski a new trial on charges she killed a 16-month-old boy she was watching at a Lincolnshire day care center. What does his stunning indictment...

Geneva ready to borrow $12.5 million for sewage-plant work

Feb 17 2017 | 10:31 pm - Geneva plans to borrow $12.5 million for sewage-plant work

Feds charge Carpentersville man with bank fraud, ID theft

Feb 17 2017 | 9:59 pm - A Carpentersville man has been charged with bank fraud and identity theft

Geneva favors sales-tax rebate for new Nosh plan

Feb 14 2017 | 7:15 pm - Geneva aldermen are willing to rebate nearly $235,000 in sales tax rebates for the redevelopment of an old paint store for a new, larger Nosh restaurant and a beauty salon.

Geneva school district to start own preschool

Feb 14 2017 | 12:28 am - The Geneva school district will start its own preschool program in the fall, leaving a joint venture it had for more than 20 years with the Geneva Park District.

Math classroom is the stage for Marmion teacher

Feb 10 2017 | 11:00 am - A mathematics teacher who loves to sing and dance? Meet Marmion Academy’s “Rising Star,” John Salomone.

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