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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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Apr 29 2016 | 12:59 pm - Geneva schools increase pay for support personnel.

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Apr 27 2016 | 1:16 pm - Batavia Police Detective Kevin Bretz has been named the state’s most outstanding officer.

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Apr 27 2016 | 5:31 am - Batavia is hiring a consultant to determine if financial incentive sought for downtown grocery store is reasonable, affordable

Geneva schools seek public’s help to fight TIF

Apr 26 2016 | 9:58 am - The Geneva school district is having a forum to discuss its fight against a proposed tax-increment financing district intended to spur development on the east side of Geneva’s downtown.

Waubonsee to close small business center, downsize adult ed programs

Apr 21 2016 | 4:10 pm - Because it is not getting money due to it from the state, Waubonsee Community College is closing its Small Business Development Center, and cutting back on its adult education program.

West Aurora drops idea of adding 4 classrooms to high school

Apr 21 2016 | 11:50 am - West Aurora is dropping idea of adding 4 classrooms to high school

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