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

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

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...

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 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.

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.

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.

Sugar Grove talks new village hall, but questions how to pay for it

Feb 11 2017 | 4:33 pm - Sugar Grove trustees gave direction this week on how big they think a new village hall should be, but stressed they still have questions on how to pay for it.

Curiosity propels competitors at Grayslake Science Olympiad

Feb 11 2017 | 5:56 pm - The annual Grayslake Invitational Science Olympiad buzzed Saturday with hundreds of middle-school students putting their knowledge of science and engineering to the test.

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