Latest: 6:17 pm, 4/16/14, Wednesday WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Some 8th graders, from Gifford, are getting the royal treatment during their trip to our nation's Capital.
GIFFORD -- Five months after the tornado, people are getting some help cleaning up.
Update: 10:06 pm, 4/5/14, Saturday GIFFORD -- Since the November tornadoes, it's not common to see a tree in town anymore.
GIFFORD -- People are still trying to pick up the pieces after the devastating tornado.
GIFFORD -- It's been over four months since a tornado ravaged the town.
Update: 4:07 pm, 3/24/14, Monday GIFFORD -- There are some new faces in town this week.
GIFFORD -- An area woman has gone through some horrific things in her life.
GIFFORD -- An area building caught fire Sunday.
GIFFORD -- Tornado sirens are up and running again; and could be heard during a drill at 10 am, Tuesday.
GIFFORD -- State leaders are taking action after bad news from the federal government. FEMA isn't giving money to any Illinois communities to help rebuild infrastructure after the tornado.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is releasing a $45 million dollar relief package for areas affected by the November tornadoes.
GIFFORD -- You might see a lot of homes of a particular design popping up around town.
GIFFORD -- A FEMA appeal denial was just one topic at a town hall meeting Tuesday night.
Update: 5:58 pm, 3/4/14, Tuesday GIFFORD -- The last time kids here heard sirens, it was the real thing.
GIFFORD -- One Champaign County community, hit by November's tornadoes, didn't hear sirens Tuesday.
GIFFORD -- Some normalcy is returning to town. The Premier Cooperative Grain Elevator is going to be rebuilt.
ST. JOSEPH -- Tensions were high at the state title game.
GIFFORD -- As many of us struggle to shake off the winter chill, some families are more anxious than ever to get rid of this weather.
GIFFORD -- Officials say last year's tornado caused more damage than first thought.
GIFFORD -- People met Monday night to discuss how recovery is going.
Update: 10:05 pm GIFFORD -- It's been a long road for families in this community.
Update: 10:05 pm, 1/18/14, Saturday GIFFORD -- Another woman received help from FEMA.
GIFFORD -- There's a familiar sound in Champaign County, but it's not construction equipment.
GIFFORD -- It's been a windy day across much of Central Illinois, including here.
GIFFORD -- St. Paul's Pantry is looking for volunteers and items to restock.
CERRO GORDO -- This Kid to Know wants people in Gifford to know they're not alone.
GIFFORD -- Residents react to being turned down for federal aid from FEMA.
GIFFORD -- Bad news for towns looking for more help after tornadoes two months ago.
GIFFORD -- Residents are getting extra help to rebuild.
GIFFORD -- The Eagles at Gifford Grade School scored a big win. The 7th grade basketball team won its conference championship.
GIFFORD -- People were playing Santa for kids Monday.
GIFFORD -- In Gifford winter weather has put a stop to much of the rebuilding process, but one man is working overtime.
RANTOUL -- Some teens are being honored for their help after the Gifford tornado.
CHAMPAIGN -- More people throughout the county are stepping up to help kids have a Merry Christmas.
GIFFORD -- Some say the sound of music heals.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some families didn't think they'd have much of a Christmas this year, but thanks to the community, the Christmas tree won't be bare underneath.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A teacher is doing her part to make sure people in Gifford have a Merry Christmas.
RANTOUL -- People needing help after last month's tornadoes can get more information starting Tuesday.
GIFFORD -- People are still picking up the pieces after a tornado ravaged their town.
GIFFORD -- The boil order was lifted Friday, but things aren't completely fixed yet.
GIFFORD -- Snow hasn't hit town yet, but when it does, they'll be ready.
GIFFORD -- The water here is potable for the first time in weeks, but the tower may have to be replaced.
GIFFORD -- The last three weeks have shown what's best about Central Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Those affected by devastating tornadoes can file for federal aid with FEMA.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce raised $15,000 to help businesses in Gifford get back on their feet.
PAXTON – It’s a season of giving and one area man wants to make sure everyone in Central Illinois has a Merry Christmas.
GIFFORD -- 11 storm survivors were given a gift for a very special reason.
GIFFORD -- It's not just the grownups helping out. A Kid to Know decided she wanted to as well.
GIFFORD -- Pictures are bringing volunteers from all over the state to be a helping hand in town.
GIFFORD -- Donations for the United Way's Area Relief Fund are pouring in.