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UPDATE: Tornado Cleanup in DeKalb County

Posted: 04/14/2015 - Progress is being made in Fairdale; that's what DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott says. Today trucks are in full swing removing debris in roadways.

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Updated: 04/15/2015 - After seeing all the damage caused by tornadoes that hit the area on Thursday, 23 WIFR is stepping in to help efforts.

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Plans for Watch Factory Put on Hold

Posted: 04/13/2015 - The plan from Iowa developer, Frantz Community Investors, is to turn the Watch Co. factory, Chick Hotel and freight depot into residential buildings.

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Red Cross Set Up at High School

Posted: 04/13/2015 - Rochelle families affected by the tornado now have a place to begin filing paperwork and grabbing supplies.

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UPDATE: Only Monetary Donations Needed for Tornado Relief

Updated: 04/13/2015 - In a message from DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott, no additional volunteers are needed at this time. He says the community appreciates the offers of help but allowing more volunteers into the area would cause further congestion.

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Attorney General Warns of Home Repair Scams

Posted: 04/13/2015 - ILLINOIS (WIFR) -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is warning northern and central Illinosi families to be on alert for home repair scams following last week's tornadoes.

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Teens Walk the Runway for a Cause

Posted: 04/12/2015 - Spring means it's almost time to ditch those heavy coats and boots and throw on a dress with some sandals.

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Grandson of Tornado Victim Reacts

Posted: 04/12/2015 - As hundreds have begun rebuilding their lives after Thursday’s tornado there are two lives gone forever.

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