Veteran Organization Helps Local Family
If you're not familiar with Team Rubicon, they're a group that's well worth knowing, and supporting. What do they do? Their mission statement sums it up:
Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams…
SBA Approves Tornado Assistance for Northern Illinois
People and businesses in DeKalb and eight other northern Illinois counties now are eligible to apply for low-interest, long-term loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to help them recover from the April 9 tornado.
According to a press release, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner previous…
DeKalb County Adjusts Zoning to Help Tornado Victims Rebuild
FAIRDALE, Ill. (AP) — Local officials say they are helping tornado victims rebuild in the small Illinois community of Fairdale — even if it means being more flexible on zoning restrictions.
DeKalb County Board member Kevin Bunge tells a Chicago radio station that the people who lost homes…
NWS: Four Tornadoes in Stateline; Fairfield Twister an EF4
Following a storm survey on Friday, National Weather Service officials have identified four tornadoes that touched down in the Northern Illinois area on April 9
Officials also say the massive twister seen above that devastated Fairdale was a powerful EF-4 and was on the ground for at least 28 miles..…
Tornadoes Tear Across Stateline Leaving 1 Dead [VIDEO]
@WISN12News is live this morning in Fairdale, IL after a tornado destroyed this small town. pic.twitter.com/rrQeyT25s9
— Steven Radmer (@Steven_R) April 10, 2015
A large tornado that hit the town of Fairdale has left one person dead, ten injured and more than a dozen homes destroyed.