Editorial

Susan Sarkauskas

Staff Writer
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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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Rock ’n’ roll Saturday at benefit for Batavia theater troupe

Jan 19 2017 | 5:03 pm - Regis Snyder, 74, is taking his rock ’n’ roll band, The Patriots, to perform a fundraiser to support Albright Theatre Company of Batavia.

Why bank robbers prefer Fridays, and why you should bank early Monday

Jan 19 2017 | 11:14 pm - Want to avoid getting caught in the middle of a heist? Do your banking before 9 a.m. on a Monday or Saturday, preferably in the North suburbs.

Kendall food pantry recovering from scandal

Jan 18 2017 | 7:18 pm - Seven months after scandal rocked the Kendall County Food Pantry, its replacement has rebounded, with vows to run a tighter ship and be more transparent about its finances.

North Aurora police release photos of shooting suspects

Jan 18 2017 | 7:25 pm - North Aurora police have released photos of the suspects, and the getaway car, in a Jan. 14 shooting.

Husband, father of dead food pantry director face theft charges

Jan 17 2017 | 8:53 pm - Husband, father of late director of Kendall County Food Pantry indicted on theft charges.

Old silo could become North Aurora park feature

Jan 16 2017 | 11:44 pm - An old grain silo could become a park attraction in North Aurora.

Elgin violent crime up for first half of 2016; drop expected for second half

Jan 13 2017 | 12:35 pm - It was a tale of three cities when it came to the largest suburbs and violent crime in the first half of 2016. While Aurora's violent crime rate dipped, Naperville saw a slight increase and Elgin reported a whopping 28 percent hike.

No referendum on Batavia home rule

Jan 13 2017 | 6:06 pm - A request to let Batavia voters decide whether the city should keep its home-rule powers was denied Friday by the city’s electoral board, because the petition did not have enough signatures.

2 to stay on Fox River fire district ballot

Jan 12 2017 | 3:12 pm - Two candidates backed by a critical ex-trustee get to stay on the ballot for Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District.

Kane coroner asks for budget increase due to jump in autopsies in 2016

Jan 12 2017 | 7:10 pm - Kane County coroner’s request for more funds to close out 2016 is green-lighted in committee.

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