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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Fixing erosion along Batavia's riverbank may cost up to $1.5 million

Jun 29 2016 | 5:58 pm - Repairing erosion on the west bank of the Fox River in downtown Batavia could cost more than $1 million.

Geneva council sets deadline for TIF decision

Jun 28 2016 | 6:56 pm - The Geneva school board has until July 18 to tell city aldermen what downtown sites' property taxes school leaders want excluded from a potential new tax-increment financing fund.

Batavia mayor to nominate new administrator

Jun 28 2016 | 10:57 pm - Batavia’s next city administrator may be coming from the world of private business.

Geneva man convicted in fatal Naperville DUI found dead

Jun 17 2016 | 7:51 pm - A Geneva man who warned Geneva High School teens about the fatal consequences of his decision to drink alcohol and smoke pot has died.

Geneva adding 2nd artistic bike rack to downtown

Jun 17 2016 | 10:00 am - Cyclists will have another artistic rack to which to lock their bicycles when visiting downtown Geneva, as the city is about to purchase a burnished steel work from local artist Jim Jenkins.

Geneva to increase parking fines

Jun 17 2016 | 7:42 pm - Geneva aldermen will likely increase parking fines Monday, including getting a little tougher on those who disobey the rules for parking in the downtown.

Waubonsee votes to sell former downtown Aurora campus

Jun 15 2016 | 10:30 pm - Waubonsee Community College sold its former downtown Aurora campus Wednesday night, a necessary step to redeveloping the site in to a complex devoted to artists and the arts.

Batavia group has grand plan to honor U.S. flag

Jun 15 2016 | 5:58 am - A group of Batavians announced a grand plan Tuesday, the 100th anniversary of Flag Day, to establish a memorial to teach about the history of the United States and its flag.

Geneva, school district working out differences on proposed TIF?

Jun 13 2016 | 11:15 pm - Geneva school and city officials may be close to an agreement that would mollify some concerns the school district has about the diversion of its potential property-tax dollars to an effort to encourage redeveloping part of the downtown.

Batavia man races in triathlon to mark father's road to recovery

Jun 10 2016 | 9:13 pm - A Batavia man in Sunday's ET Batavia Triathlon and Duathlon isn't in it just for fun or fitness: He's raising awareness about strokes, because his father suffered one after participating in last year's event.

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