Posts Tagged ‘Tornado’
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has extended tax return deadlines for residents affected by last week’s tornado and severe weather in parts of DeKalb and Ogle counties.
BELVIDERE, Ill. (AP) — One of Thursday’s tornadoes in northern Illinois struck the Summerfield Zoo in Belvidere, killing an emu and a black swan.
FAIRDALE, Ill. (AP) — Emergency crews are searching homes and other structures in a northern Illinois town to make sure nobody is trapped rubble left by Thursday’s deadly tornado.
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.
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.