Tornado recovery

The Tri-County Long Term Recovery group has helped more than 1,000 individuals or families in tornado recovery efforts.  But many residents still struggle with soil-remediation issues, or fighting with insurance companies for payments.  Group Chairman Jim Fassino says remaining money is available for residents to deal with a variety of recovery projects:

Tazewell County is officially a National Weather Service StormReady County. The designation is good for three years.

Disaster relief center closes in Washington

Aug 8, 2014

A disaster relief center in Washington is closing tomorrow.  

Post-tornado adjustments

Nov 25, 2013
Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

  The tornadoes that tore through Central Illinois a week ago left  apparent physical damage. But Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports the memories of living through the natural disaster may also have an impact. 

Washington update and East Peoria tornado damage assessment complete

Nov 20, 2013
Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

  Weather condition may slow progress on the recovery efforts in Washington. Peoria Public Radio's Alex Rusciano has an update on the latest recovery and cleanup efforts following Sunday's tornado: