GIFFORD, Ill. (AP) — Volunteers are returning to a central Illinois community damaged by a 2013 tornado to plant more trees in front of homes that have been rebuilt.
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GIFFORD, Ill. (AP) — Every June the eastern Illinois town of Gifford holds a community celebration.
GIFFORD, Ill. (AP) — Habitat For Humanity plans to dedicate the last of three homes it has built in an eastern Illinois town hit hard by a tornado last November.
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois church has become home base for recovery operations in the tornado-ravaged community of Washington, where more than 1,000 homes were severely damaged or destroyed by a tornado last fall.
GIFFORD, Ill. (AP) — Officials in one small Illinois town hit by a tornado last November say the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s denial of the state’s appeal for federal disaster assistance will leave them to make tough financial decisions.