Editorial

Susan Sarkauskas

Staff Writer
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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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Route 31 road closure in downtown Geneva this weekend

Oct 20 2017 | 10:38 am - Route 31 will be closed Saturday and Sunday from State to Campbell streets in Geneva because of a restaurant expansion project.

Suburban police monitoring Ford Explorer carbon monoxide leaks

Oct 20 2017 | 12:03 am - While some police agencies across the country say their officers are getting sick from carbon monoxide leaking into their Ford Explorer Interceptors, suburban departments that include the popular SUV in their fleets say they’ve managed to...

Geneva mayor: ‘Love Kills Pride’ sign posters are cowards

Oct 20 2017 | 4:17 pm - Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns has called the people who put up anti-gay signs anonymous cowards.

Should Batavia borrow money for faster stormwater sewer work?

Oct 19 2017 | 1:28 pm - Batavia aldermen are interested in borrowing money to get stormwater drainage work done faster.

Man gets 30 days in jail for firebombing house, truck

Oct 19 2017 | 12:41 pm - A 19-year-old Geneva resident gets jail time for firebombing a house and truck.

GPS tracker remains on St. Charles battery suspect, for now

Oct 16 2017 | 7:23 pm - A woman testified Monday that she is “scared to death” if a GPS tracker is taken off her former husband, as he is free on bond awaiting trial on charges he tried to kill her at their St. Charles home.

Batavia delays final vote on Campana apartment propsal

Oct 17 2017 | 12:17 pm - The Batavia City Council decided Monday to delay the final vote on a proposal to put apartments in the Campana building.

How an Amtrak employee schemed to take $30,000 from 'Polar Express'

Oct 13 2017 | 6:15 am - A Downers Grove man might end up on Santa’s naughty list for using a beloved “Polar Express” holiday train ride to stuff his own stocking. And what happened to that $1 billion lawsuit against the Kane County jail?

Kane County courts start dismantling electronic monitoring

Oct 13 2017 | 4:35 pm - Kane County courts have begun dismantling the electronic monitoring program since it is being cut from the 2018 budget.

Batavia council takes 1st look at proposed changes for One North Washington project

Oct 11 2017 | 10:50 pm - Batavia aldermen Wednesday seemed willing to consider changes to the One North Washington project, to reduce costs and increase revenues, at the request of the developer.

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