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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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Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

Elburn Lions send $10K donation to Gifford tornado recovery

Elburn Lions Club member Chris Halsey, the vice-governor for District 1-J of the Lions Club, encountered this house on a recent trip to Gifford, an area of Illinois that was hit hard by tornadoes last year.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The News-Gazette

Windmills driving landvalues up

While some people don't care much for the windmills dotting the rural countryside, members of the Gifford school board likely aren't among them.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

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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Northfield.org

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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