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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Oct 21 2016 | 2:36 pm - Geneva aldermen may hire a consultant to see if the city should create a stormwater utility, to finance and pay for drainage-related work.

Batavia picks business owner as replacement alderman

Oct 19 2016 | 12:40 pm - The owner of a marketing business will be the replacement for Ward 1 alderman in Batavia

Geneva council rejects duplex plan

Oct 17 2016 | 10:52 pm - Geneva city officials rejected plans Monday to let a developer build a 32-unit duplex development, targeted at senior-citizen buyers, on the site of the former Geneva Greenhouse.

Cops & Crime: $20 million wrongful conviction settlement at stake in divorce

Oct 14 2016 | 11:35 am - Juan Rivera fought nearly two decades for his freedom after being wrongfully convicted of a heinous Lake County child murder. Now he's fighting his wife for the record $20 million settlement he received three years after being released from prison.

Three men up for filling Batavia Ward 1 vacancy

Oct 14 2016 | 5:31 pm - Three men are applying for the Batavia City Council vacancy: Former National Transportation Safety Board executive Carl Dinwiddie; business owner Fernando Martinez; and Scott Salvati, president of a marketing company.

Convicted Elburn cop’s pension being reviewed

Oct 14 2016 | 5:05 pm - Elburn officials are reviewing whether they were correct in granting a pension to a police officer who has since pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child.

Woman injured, dog dies, in Batavia house fire

Oct 14 2016 | 2:08 pm - A woman was injured, and a dog died, in a house fire in Batavia Thursday night.

Maple Park woman chosen to fill Kaneland school board vacancy

Oct 13 2016 | 4:10 pm - A Maple Park accountant will fill a vacancy on the Kaneland school board.

Batavia may loosen overnight parking ban

Oct 13 2016 | 4:39 pm - Batavia may loosen its ban on overnight parking a little

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