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 considering raising water rates

Sep 02 2015 | 12:44 am - Batavia is contemplating raising the charges for water and sanitary sewer service each of the next five years. But an idea to levy a summer surcharge has been dropped, for now.

Prep work aims to make Geneva goal-setting less onerous

Aug 31 2015 | 10:57 pm - Geneva aldermen are hoping that some prep work done for them by an advisory commission will make this November's annual goal-setting session clearer, less onerous and more meaningful.

Batavia school budget forecasts spending 2.7 percent more

Aug 28 2015 | 4:10 pm - The Batavia school board is considering a budget that calls for spending 2.7 percent more than the district budgeted for last year.

Geneva school superintendent’s contract extended

Aug 28 2015 | 11:51 am - The Geneva school board has extended Superintendent Kent Mutchler's contract another year, and increased the district's contribution to his tax-deferred retirement annuity.

Batavia school board revisits offering full-day kindergarten

Aug 26 2015 | 5:37 am - The Batavia school board decided Tuesday it is willing to re-examine offering full-day kindergarten again in response to interest from residents.

Racquetball players lose Geneva court

Aug 25 2015 | 12:16 pm - The Geneva park board disappointed devoted racquetball players Monday by reaffirming its decision to close one of the two courts at the Sunset Racquetball and Fitness Center.

Geneva teachers get raises in new contract

Aug 25 2015 | 5:08 am - Geneva teachers' base pay will be raised 1 percent this year and next, in their new contract. But in the third year, it will be tied to the rate of inflation.

Kane County prosecutor faces DUI charge

Aug 25 2015 | 6:09 am - A Kane County assistant state's attorney has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol in Carol Stream, according to DuPage County court records.

Waubonsee to help students with delayed grants

Aug 21 2015 | 8:05 pm - Waubonsee Community College is assuming that, due to the lack of a state budget, state scholarship money normally paid Sept. 2 will be delayed, and possibly reduced. But students starting classes next week are counting on those grants, so the...

Geneva park board to reconsider closing racquetball court

Aug 21 2015 | 5:40 pm - The Geneva park board has agreed to reconsider its decision to close one of two racquetball courts at the Sunset Racquetball and Fitness Center.

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