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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Gia Mia in Geneva plans to add patio seating

Jul 28 2016 | 10:51 am - Gia Mia Pizza Bar’s plan to add an outdoor patio has gotten preliminary approval from Geneva aldermen.

Kaneland board pushing for return of deputy to school

Jul 27 2016 | 4:31 pm - Kaneland High students are ‘pawns in a political power play’ over sheriff’s funding, the school board’s president says. The sheriff has pulled school resource officers out of Kaneland and Burlington Central high schools.

Geneva OKs new TIF district, without any breaks for school district

Jul 26 2016 | 5:34 am - Geneva created a new tax-increment financing district Monday for the downtown, without any provisions to let the Geneva school district to continue to collect full taxes on some of the properties involved.

Suburban 4-H: ‘It’s not just farming and vegetables’

Jul 24 2016 | 8:12 am - Why would a suburban kid join a 4-H club? Because ‘it’s not just farming and vegetables.’

Kaneland superintendent might get 5 percent raise

Jul 22 2016 | 9:12 am - The Kaneland school board will vote on a 5 percent pay increase for Superintendent Todd Leden Monday night.

5 young men charged in Batavia mailbox-tipping spree

Jul 22 2016 | 1:04 pm - Five young men are charged with damaging property, and fleeing police, early Sunday morning in Batavia.

Geneva council ready to OK new TIF district

Jul 19 2016 | 8:48 am - Geneva aldermen are preparing to create a new TIF district for downtown redevelopment, and have given the Geneva school board one week to accept or reject an offer to lessen the financial effect on the school district.

Goody-bag effort shows support for St. Charles police

Jul 15 2016 | 4:26 pm - Several dozen St. Charles residents decided to show support for their local police, in the wake of the Dallas tragedy, by showering officers with goodie bags Thursday.

Batavia considering proposed apartments, parking project

Jul 15 2016 | 10:38 am - Aldermen enthused about downtown Batavia project, have questions about financing.

Geneva may ask voters in November about sales tax hike

Jul 14 2016 | 12:53 am - Geneva may ask voters in November about increasing the city’s sales tax rate.

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