Kaitlin Cordes

Reporter

Bio

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.

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Effingham

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EFFINGHAM — Canines Freddie and Hap eagerly awaited the steady flow of Effingham High School students one morning this week as the teens filed…

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ST. PETER — One Sunday every other month since January, the parishioners of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church gathered after a church service to lea…

Beecher City High School student Kaylynn Moeller speaks about Beecher City Unit 20 schools Thursday at the Effingham County Chamber of Commerc…

Unit 40 Superintendent Mark Doan gives updates on each of the schools in his district Thursday at the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce Kic…

The audience at the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce Kickoff to Education Breakfast listen as Altamont Community High School Principal Jer…

A poster with Freddie the therapy dog's image invites high schoolers to pet the canine. 

Therapy dog Hap is surrounded by sophomores, seated from left, Ariel Rubin, AshLee Erickson, Angel Ledbetter and Brianna Davis who stopped to …

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