GIFFORD -- People here have weathered damage from last year's tornado and they're moving forward together.
WASHINGTON -- A moment of silence helped recognize so many helpful neighbors.
GIFFORD -- People say faith in this community is incredibly strong.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The Champaign County Emergency Management Agency says it learned a lot from the Gifford tornado.
Gifford: One Year Later is the name of a special airing Monday night.
Today's big story is Gifford: One Year Later.
GIFFORD -- People who lived through last year's tornado, try to find closure and look toward the future.
GIFFORD -- Homes and businesses in town have mostly been replaced, but the actual city still has a long list of repairs.
GIFFORD -- There were tears, hugs and lots of hard work, but people say they're stronger after the storm.
GIFFORD -- Much of what has moved the rebuilding process forward has been the countless number of volunteers from all over.
GIFFORD -- As the town comes together for a day of closure, one of the area's businesses which had a huge impact on helping people get back on their feet is the bank.
GIFFORD -- This man is one of several first responders residents looked to for help.
GIFFORD -- Progress has been at the heart of downtown as businesses and residents continue to bounce back.
GIFFORD -- Each person who survived last year's tornado, has his or her own story about a new beginning.
PENFIELD -- What happened on November 17, 2013, hasn't stopped one family from looking forward and working together to make a house a home again.
GIFFORD -- The first two days back, the attendance rate was 95% and focus shifted from textbook lessons to the students themselves. Most kids, and their families, stayed in town after the storm.
ILLINOIS -- Wednesday was cold with snow flurries, but if you were up early, you might have been worried about a different type of storm.
GIFFORD -- Hundreds of people in and around town continue putting their lives back together. More than a dozen are veterans.
GIFFORD -- People are still working to move past the devastation from last year's tornado.
Latest: 6:14 pm, 10/16/14, Thursday MOWEAQUA -- Community members are coming together to help a family in need.
Update: 10:24 pm, 9/17/14, Wednesday GIFFORD -- Contractors are defending themselves after complaints from tornado victims.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Tornado victims say they process of getting a new home is moving much slower than expected.
GIFFORD -- Thursday was the last day for the Gifford Food Pantry. It was at St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
GIFFORD -- Rebuilding businesses hit by the November tornado just got a little easier.
Update: 4:10 pm, 6/27/14, Friday GIFFORD -- After a week of camp, kids are feeling better about the tornado which hit town in November.
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- The Douglas County EMA conducted a survey to find out how people were warned about the November 17, 2013, tornado.
MARION COUNTY, IN -- Some scary moments in and around Indianapolis Tuesday afternoon.
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- A recent survey says more people to turning to cellphones for weather alerts.
GIFFORD -- Getting back to normal continues here. Monday, a company handed out free plants to help in that effort.
GIFFORD -- Volunteers are wrapping up their building blitz with Habitat for Humanity.
FORSYTH -- They say lightning never strikes the same place twice, but that doesn't always hold true. One man in Our Town loves his home, rain or shine.
GIFFORD -- One family is not sure what to do since their home is in danger of collapsing nearly seven months after the tornado.
WASHINGTON -- Another town in Illinois devastated by November's tornado was Washington.
GIFFORD -- It was a beautiful day for Our Town. It was the first stop of WCIA-3's summer-long visits.
Latest: 3:09 pm, 6/6/14, Friday GIFFORD -- Habitat for Humanity has been making progress in Our Town all week long.
GIFFORD -- There are two churches in town.
GIFFORD -- Some people in town didn't have to pay a cent for lunch Tuesday.
GIFFORD -- There are a lot of other interesting things going on in town.
GIFFORD -- The buses are out in the open, but they'll soon have a new home.
GIFFORD -- It's been almost six months since a tornado ripped through town. Things are looking much different than they did in November.
SPRINGFIELD -- November 17 of last year will be a day Washington Fire Chief Mike Vaughn says he will never forget.
WASHINGTON -- Some residents are rebuilding their homes a little differently than they were before last year's tornado.
ROCKFORD -- One Illinois county has a new tool to help give more advanced warning of tornadoes and severe weather.
GIFFORD -- The town continues rebuilding and Friday, volunteers rallied to help preschool kids get back to having fun.
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.
ILLINOIS -- Many businesses never rebuild after disaster strikes. That is why a local lawmaker is proposing big breaks for small businesses affected by tornadoes.
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.