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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Auto-body repair chain eyes Batavia

Jun 30 2016 | 11:15 pm - An auto-body repair chain wants to take over the former Aldi grocery store site in Batavia

Ex-U-46 principal sues district over job loss

Jul 01 2016 | 3:38 pm - A former principal of Wayne Elementary School in Wayne is suing Elgin-area school district over her firing.

Appellate court reinstates Bianchi's malicious-prosecution suit

Jul 01 2016 | 7:34 pm - Ex-McHenry County State's Attorney Louis Bianchi gets to keep pursuing his lawsuit that he was maliciously prosecuted, a state appellate court has ruled.

Geneva man charged with firebombing house, truck in April

Jul 01 2016 | 10:14 pm - A Geneva man has been charged with firebombing a house and truck in April.

Fixing erosion along Batavia's riverbank may cost up to $1.5 million

Jun 29 2016 | 5:58 pm - Repairing erosion on the west bank of the Fox River in downtown Batavia could cost more than $1 million.

Geneva council sets deadline for TIF decision

Jun 28 2016 | 6:56 pm - The Geneva school board has until July 18 to tell city aldermen what downtown sites' property taxes school leaders want excluded from a potential new tax-increment financing fund.

Batavia mayor to nominate new administrator

Jun 28 2016 | 10:57 pm - Batavia’s next city administrator may be coming from the world of private business.

Geneva man convicted in fatal Naperville DUI found dead

Jun 17 2016 | 7:51 pm - A Geneva man who warned Geneva High School teens about the fatal consequences of his decision to drink alcohol and smoke pot has died.

Geneva adding 2nd artistic bike rack to downtown

Jun 17 2016 | 10:00 am - Cyclists will have another artistic rack to which to lock their bicycles when visiting downtown Geneva, as the city is about to purchase a burnished steel work from local artist Jim Jenkins.

Geneva to increase parking fines

Jun 17 2016 | 7:42 pm - Geneva aldermen will likely increase parking fines Monday, including getting a little tougher on those who disobey the rules for parking in the downtown.

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