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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Batavia alderman resigns due to move

Aug 21 2017 | 3:19 pm - Batavia 4th Ward Alderman Paula Mueller is resigning because she is moving out of the ward.

Lake County Board member running for Wheeler’s House seat

Aug 19 2017 | 5:33 pm - Lake County Board member Tom Weber is running for the state House 64th District seat being vacated by Barbara Wheeler.

Bees get a boost at Naperville college’s prairie

Aug 19 2017 | 7:43 pm - North Central College celebrated National Honeybee Day Saturday by adding flowering plants to the prairie it is growing between the Naperville college’s sports stadium and the DuPage River.

7 years. 9 judges. 67 court dates. Why murder suspect is still waiting for trial

Aug 18 2017 | 5:54 am - It’s been seven years since authorities say Su Won Kil fatally shot a roommate at his Gilberts home. Nine judges and 67 court appearances later, Kil’s case still hasn’t come to trial.

Railside 4/7 races in Elburn to aid charities

Aug 17 2017 | 10:25 pm - Run for good causes at inaugural Railside 4/7 races and walk Saturday in Elburn.

Residents continue to debate Campana apartment project in Batavia

Aug 17 2017 | 6:00 am - Batavia residents continued to speak out about whether the city should let apartments be built in the landmark Campana factory building on Wednesday during a continuation of a plan commission public hearing.

Driver charged in fatal Batavia crash

Aug 16 2017 | 8:58 pm - A woman has been charged with speeding and disobeying a traffic signal in connection with a July 9 crash that killed a Batavia man.

Fire severely damages barn in Geneva Township

Aug 15 2017 | 2:18 pm - A storage barn was severely damaged by a fire Monday night at 37W260 Kaneville Road in Geneva Township.

Curbside hazardous waste pickup to return to Geneva

Aug 15 2017 | 1:12 pm - Genevans will again have curbside pickup of household hazardous waste, as the city is joining a Kane County contract for the service.

Genevans respond to Charlottesville event with proclamation, vigil

Aug 14 2017 | 11:35 pm - About 160 people prayed and sang for peace and justice Monday night in Geneva, in response to the deadly violence at the poltical protest Saturday in Virginia.

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