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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Contaminated sands to be removed from Batavia’s Siemens-Furnas factory site

May 26 2017 | 3:13 pm - Environmental cleanup of the former Siemens-Furnas factory site in Batavia should enter the home stretch in June, according to city officials, with the removal of contaminated fill.

Batavia considers tax increase for stormwater work

May 26 2017 | 5:01 pm - Batavia officials favor increasing taxes to pay for drainage work.

Attorney: Delnor nurse was tortured, raped during hostage situation

May 25 2017 | 4:52 pm - The two nurses held hostage at Delnor Hospital earlier this month have filed a federal lawsuit against Kane County, alleging authorities failed to properly restrain an inmate who went on to rape and torture one of them.

Natural-gas smell is from a print job, Geneva officials say

May 24 2017 | 3:12 pm - The smell of natural of gas in western Geneva is from a printing job, not a leak, city officials say.

Batavia willing to give, lend up to $100K to get new restaurant

May 23 2017 | 10:46 pm - Batavia aldermen agree its worthwhile to give and lend up to $100,000 in aid to the owner of a strip mall, for remodeling being done to get a Briana’s Restaurant to open downtown.

Geneva might sell Fox River site for housing

May 23 2017 | 4:52 pm - A developer has offered $775,000 to buy four acres from Geneva for a riverside housing plan, but some aldermen are leery.

Sergeant seeks Republican nod for Kane County sheriff post

May 22 2017 | 11:18 pm - Kane County Sgt. Kevin Tindall of Sugar Grove wants the Republican nomination for Kane County sheriff. His years in law enforcement, and also in fire service, give him a wealth of useful experience, he said Monday.

No charges yet in West Dundee drug case where suspect was shot

May 19 2017 | 3:54 pm - No charges have been filed against two people arrested during a drug-related investigation Wednesday in West Dundee in which one person was shot.

Schaumburg mother ordered back to prison for disabled daughter's death

May 19 2017 | 8:02 am - Bonnie Liltz, the Schaumburg mother convicted of manslaughter in the 2015 death of her severely disabled daughter, could soon be headed back to prison after an appeals court denies her bid for a reduced sentence.

Is disagreement over development holding up Batavia plan panel appointments?

May 19 2017 | 11:46 pm - What’s the holdup on reappointing two longtime Batavia Plan Commission members? It is it because they disagreed with council over the One North Washington Place project?

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