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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Dawn Patrol: Boy killed in fire; gentleman’s club sued over drowning

Jul 24 2014 | 5:56 am - A 4-year-old boy died in a fire in Bensenville; family of drowned Elk Grove Village man sues gentleman's club; giant wooden soldier dismantled in St. Charles; Carpentersville woman accused of violating probation on murder plea; Palatine police seek...

Unclaimed bicycles may go to Batavia charity

Jul 23 2014 | 12:13 am - Batavia police may turn unclaimed bicycles over to a charity rather than sell them, under a proposal aldermen discussed Tuesday. The Batavia Bicycle Commission has asked for the bicycles, which would be refurbished and given to low-income children...

Truck crossed center line in fatal Pingree Grove crash, cops say

Jul 23 2014 | 4:29 pm - Pingree Grove police say a pickup truck crossed in to oncoming traffic, in the July 17 crash on Route 20 that killed its driver.

4-year-old boy dies in Bensenville house fire

Jul 24 2014 | 5:08 am - A 4-year-old boy hiding behind a dresser didn’t escape a house fire and died Wednesday afternoon in Bensenville despite the efforts of his mother, a neighbor, passers-by, police and firefighters. “Every minute seemed to be like 100...

Palatine police look for missing ill man

Jul 23 2014 | 11:02 pm - Palatine police are seeking a missing 63-year-old man, who has bipolar disorder and can appear to be delusional, they say.

Lake in the Hills standoff ends peacefully

Jul 23 2014 | 9:17 pm - Residents of a Lake in the Hills neighborhood were asked to stay inside for some of Wednesday afternoon, as police dealt with a suicidal man who had barricaded himself and his teenage son in a house on Deerpath Road.

Lombard missing woman found safe

Jul 24 2014 | 12:29 am - Lombard police have found a woman with autism who walked away from her school Wednesday.

Proposed Geneva schools budget calls for deficit on purpose

Jul 21 2014 | 11:44 pm - The Geneva school board is contemplating a 2015 budget with more than $4 million deficit. But district officials say it's a deficit they planned on, as the district is using excess money in its funds to repay some of the debt it owes.

Batavia dog rescuers help counterparts in Tennessee

Jul 21 2014 | 5:04 am - Traveling hundreds of miles to rescue dogs from death isn't anything new for volunteers with Batavia-based Casey's Safe Haven Horse and Dog Rescue. But a dozen volunteers went to Tennessee two weekends ago with a different mission: to rescue a...

Batavia gets a step closer to repealing video gambling ban

Jul 16 2014 | 5:23 am - The Batavia City Council seems likely to repeal its ban on video gambling, judging by a vote Tuesday at a committee meeting. Only two of 10 aldermen voted against the idea. “We should be looking at ‘Is it good for Batavia or bad for...

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