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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WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A year after a tornado devastated the central Illinois community of Washington, city officials say one in 20 home rebuilding projects include a reinforced safe room.
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Leaders in the central Illinois city of Washington say they’re hopeful last year’s tornado won’t affect the area’s previous double-digit growth rate.
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP)–An official of the tornado-devastated community of Washington says the city’s rate of rebuilding uninhabitable homes is about 30 percent higher than the federal average.
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Residents of central and southern Illinois and elected officials are marking the one-year anniversary of deadly tornadoes that left more than a half a dozen people dead and destroyed numerous buildings.
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Officials say most of the buildings that were damaged or destroyed one year ago when a deadly tornado tore through the central Illinois community of Washington will be rebuilt by the end of 2014.
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois woman has been convicted of felony looting after she collected items from the yard of a retired couple whose Washington home was destroyed by a tornado.
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The committee in charge of recovery in Washington, East Peoria and Pekin has shifted priorities nearly a year after deadly tornadoes swept through central Illinois.
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The American Red Cross says recovery efforts are continuing in parts of Illinois hit by deadly tornadoes a year ago.
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — The one-year anniversary of deadly tornadoes that struck the central Illinois city of Washington is approaching and the city’s administrator is set to provide a retrospective at Western Illinois University.