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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Bigger pipes, clear culverts need to fix Batavia’s flooding woes

Aug 23 2016 | 10:48 pm - It could cost at least $2.4 million to fix flooding problems in an east-side Batavia neighborhood, engineers said Tuesday.

Local Italian-American charity collecting aid for earthquake victims

Aug 24 2016 | 4:21 pm - Suburban entertainment businessman Ron Onesti is helping organize a campaign to donate money to help victims of the earthquake that struck central Italy.

Man injured when truck falls on him at Batavia repair shop

Aug 23 2016 | 12:58 pm - A man was injured Tuesday morning when a truck fell off a lift and on to him while he was underneath it, Batavia police said.

Geneva schools looking for savings on construction debt interest

Aug 22 2016 | 11:48 pm - Geneva taxpayers may see some relief on the payments they are making on money borrowed 10 years ago for a construction campaign. The bonds are finally callable, and the district intends to refund them with new bonds, at a lower interest rate,...

North Aurora special census to start Sept. 1

Aug 23 2016 | 8:51 am - A special census will start in parts of North Aurora Sept. 1

Geneva eyes app for paying parking fees

Aug 19 2016 | 3:07 pm - Geneva may let people pay for single-day parking near the train station with a mobile app.

Car driver ticketed in Batavia crash that killed motorcyclist

Aug 19 2016 | 5:28 pm - A 15-year-old student driver has been ticketed in connection with an Aug. 4 crash that killed a motorcyclist in Batavia.

Cops & Crime: $60,000 bail for a frosty beer out of stranger’s fridge?

Aug 19 2016 | 1:13 pm - In their inaugural Cops & Crime column, Charles Keeshan and Susan Sarkauskas write about a woman who was sent to jail on $60,000 bail on charges she stole a frosty beer from a home in Wheeling. They also look at a suburban group that might end up...

Anderson Animal Shelter plans North Aurora satellite

Aug 18 2016 | 5:54 pm - Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin plans to open a satellite facility, next to a pet-supplies store in North Aurora.

Geneva aldermen oppose proposed duplex plan

Aug 17 2016 | 3:50 pm - Geneva aldermen oppose building 32 duplex homes on the site of the former Geneva Greenhouse on Western Avenue.

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