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Gifford, Illinois is located in Champaign County. Zip codes in Gifford, IL include 61847. The median home price in Gifford is $119,900. More Gifford information.

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Saturday Apr 5 | The News-Gazette

Volunteers plant trees in tornado-ravaged Gifford

Volunteers, from left, Jane Solon, of Champaign West Rotary, Charlie Marsh, of Urbana, Andy Sievers, of the Mahomet Lions Club, use a bit of teamwork to plant a tree in the central part of Gifford to plant about 235 trees as part of a rebuilding effort in areas heavily affected by last fall's tornado.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The News-Gazette

Bill would ease tax burden after natural disaster

A bill aimed at easing the tax burden on small businesses that have to rebuild after a natural disaster has cleared the Illinois Senate, 53-0.

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St. Olaf students spend spring break helping with tornado cleanup

St. Olaf College students who are spending this week helping Illinois communities clean up after a devastating tornado tell the local CBS affiliate that it's a rewarding way to spend spring break.

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The News-Gazette

Putting down roots

The trees are being delivered, the heavy equipment has been arranged, the crews have their assignments and all systems are a go - almost - for Saturday's mass tree-planting in tornado-raked Gifford.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The News-Gazette

More than 200 trees on tap for Gifford

With many of its old trees gone and those remaining appearing skeletal, tornado-damaged Gifford could use a little facelift.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The News-Gazette

Minnesota students spend spring break helping Gifford

Thirty-eight St. Olaf College students, part of the Lutheran liberal arts college's annual Ole Spring Relief service tour, arrived in the northeastern Champaign County village to begin uncovering and removing debris from yards where a tornado sliced through the town last Nov. 17. "We're a school that really loves to be of service.

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The News-Gazette

Grants for water plant, tower 'big step' for Gifford recovery

Two federal grants totaling $650,000 will "be a big step for us toward getting our water system back on line," Gifford Mayor Derald Ackerman said Monday as the village received grants to repair its water treatment plant and rebuild its water tower.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

The News-Gazette

Federal funds to help Gifford with water plant, tower

Tornado-walloped Gifford has received word that it has received $650,000 in USDA rural development funds to rebuild its water treatment plant and to replace its water tower.

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The News-Gazette

Detachment talk heats up following tornado

Gifford students could have some other options after grade school if voters indicate a desire to detach from Rantoul Township High School.

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