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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Batavia Route 31 crossing may get pedestrian signal back

Apr 19 2018 | 3:44 pm - A pedestrian crossing signal may go back on Route 31 in Batavia after all.

$198K contract for Batavia school superintendent

Apr 18 2018 | 4:14 pm - Batavia’s school superintendent received a raise, in a new four-year-contract approved Tuesday.

Geneva delays vote on Mill Race Inn’s landmark status

Apr 17 2018 | 5:47 am - Geneva aldermen have postponed a vote on making the last bit of the Mill Race Inn complex a local landmark.

1 North Washington plan changes up for review

Apr 17 2018 | 4:44 pm - The One North Washington apartment plan is back before the Batavia Plan Commission

Geneva woman channeled Columbine killers?

Apr 16 2018 | 4:20 pm - A Geneva woman who plotted a mass murder in Canada thought she might have been channeling the late Columbine killers, according to court documents.

North Aurora middle school may get police officer

Apr 13 2018 | 3:14 pm - North Aurora may soon supply a police officer, part-time, to Jewel Middle School.

Legislation would let police withhold arrest details for weeks

Apr 13 2018 | 8:45 am - The public has a right to know whom their police officers are arresting and for what, but they might have to wait weeks after an arrest to find that out, under a measure proposed by a downstate lawmaker. The proposal has won support from some...

Resident’s call alerts North Aurora police to suspected car burglar

Apr 12 2018 | 8:17 pm - North Aurora police credit a suspicious resident for call that led to catching a car-burglary suspect.

North Aurora police investigating shooting

Apr 11 2018 | 11:12 am - A woman was slightly injured after her vehicle was shot at in North Aurora Tuesday night, police say.

Geneva school board picks new business chief

Apr 11 2018 | 1:29 pm - Geneva schools will have a new business chief starting in July.

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