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Kaitlin Cordes



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.

People gather during a peaceful rally in Effingham on June 6, 2020.

Taylor Hartke, 21, and Joni Beckman, 13, both of Teutopolis, were crowned Miss and Junior Miss Effingham County in what was the only Effingham…

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EFFINGHAM — The Effingham Park Board has annexed into the park district properties on the north end of Effingham, following suit with the city.

The new owner of the Village Square Mall, Durga Properties, is contesting the authority of the city to make repairs at the mall. The Effingham…

Unit 40 school board and curriculum committee member Robin Klosterman, left, discusses the district’s back to school plan as Central School Te…

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