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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Cops & Crime: Naperville teen in trouble over bogus tollway citations

Sep 30 2016 | 6:26 am - Kids find all sorts of creative ways to get themselves into trouble, but this one surprised even us. And a Mount Prospect cop puts his freedom and his career on the line when he goes on trial Monday on domestic battery allegations.

Geneva giving some latitude to home ice rinks

Sep 27 2016 | 3:10 pm - Geneva expected Monday to officially permit backyard ice rinks.

Rubicon closing in Batavia, consolidating with Bensenville plant

Sep 24 2016 | 12:13 am - Rubicon Technology plans to close the Batavia plant where it makes synthetic sapphire for business use, according to city officials.

How you can help capture Aurora bandits

Sep 23 2016 | 7:33 am - While Aurora police continue their hunt for a group of men responsible for a seven-hour crime spree that left two shot and many others shaken over the weekend, the key to their capture could unknowingly be in a city resident’s or business...

Glen Ellyn bank robbed Friday afternoon

Sep 23 2016 | 8:04 pm - The US Bank branch on Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn was robbed Friday afternoon.

Mill Race Inn demolition begins

Sep 25 2016 | 7:54 am - Demolition of the historic Mill Race Inn restaurant in Geneva has begun. But efforts are in place to save the oldest building on the site.

Vote nears on Geneva places-for-eating tax

Sep 22 2016 | 7:28 pm - Geneva restaurants could pay a new 2 percent tax in 2017.

Kane County Board Dist. 4 candidates debate tax freeze

Sep 20 2016 | 11:43 pm - Kane County Board District 4 candidates Angela Clay Thomas and John Kopp disagree on whether it is time to lift the county’s property tax freeze

Missing St. Charles man found alive

Sep 27 2016 | 1:20 pm - A St. Charles man missing since Friday has been found safe, the Kane County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Batavia buys another site for One North Washington development

Sep 20 2016 | 11:27 am - Batavia aldermen agreed Monday to spend $600,000 to buy a building housing a dental practice to make way for the One North Washington Place development.

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