Kaitlin Cordes covers Effingham County, police and courts and sports features for the Effingham Daily News. She earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Eastern Illinois University. Cordes is a native of Effingham.
As featured on
- Area students named semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship
- Mexican restaurant wants Dairy Bar site
- Florida woman killed in Saturday crash in Effingham
- David Seiler, local columnist: The sky is not falling in Illinois
- Very Superstitious: Friday the 13th under a full moon
- Raising the Bridge
- Sur's dedication went beyond love of the game
- Farmer's daughter remembers dad through photography
- Sigel man assists in Army National Guard training
- Should farmers market vendors move to sidewalk?