Thursday Jul 24
Woman injured in northern Champaign County traffic crash
Illinois State Police said Barbara J. Burwash, 78, no hometown given, was driving west on U.S. 136 near County Road 2600 E, about three miles east of Gifford, when she crossed both lanes of traffic and struck the embankment.
Gifford, township get state money
Already getting back on its feet after a destructive tornado nearly eight months ago, the village of Gifford got more good news Monday when Gov. Pat Quinn and a host of state officials came to town.
Habitat wraps third post-tornado home in Gifford
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.
Thomasboro celebrates 150 years
A president visited, and an Olympic hero grew up here. There's an amazing old fire truck and a long-ago string of arsons.