Our Town 2020 – Gibson City

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Downtown gets facelift and music to entice shops, …

GIBSON CITY, Ill. (WCIA) — Gibson city has seen many changes over the past eight years.   It was an effort spearheaded by the mayor that started with targeting vacant storefronts in town and a downtown revitalization committee.  It included people young and old, from in town and out.   They worked with an engineering firm in Champaign for months.   The DNR granted the city $99,000 to help with […]

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Locally-owned stations still on air 60 years later

WATSEKA, Ill. (WCIA) — Family-owned radio stations are fewer and farther between.  You can hear the local sounds every day from Watseka.  Stacey Smith didn’t always envision herself as part of the family business, but today she’s running the radio stations as the general manager of WGFA-FM and WIBK-AM.   Her dad, the late Dick Martin, started the stations with partners before […]

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