Press Releases

Indoor Family Entertainment Center Study Underway 01 July 2011

Last month the Village Board approved a Morton Tourism Association grant application for the Morton EDC to enter into an agreement with Leisure and Recreation Concepts (LARC) to perform a Feasib...

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EDC Unveils Downtown Concepts 21 June 2011

Morton, IL – Today, the Morton Economic Development Council and design consultant Houseal Lavigne unveiled the first downtown concept drawings for Morton during a presenta...

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Adore Bridal to Open in Downtown Morton 26 May 2011

Morton, IL - Today Janice Yoder announced that she will open her new bridal studio, Adore Bridal, in downtown Morton inside the VGallery building.  “This unique and u...

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Cafe on Main to Open in Downtown Morton 29 April 2011

Morton, IL – From the Field and the Main Street Deli announced today that they will be partnering to form a new downtown restaurant, Café on Main.  “This...

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New Antique Shop Opens in Downtown 29 April 2011

Morton, IL - The Velveteen Rabbit, a charming and locally owned shop featuring antiques, vintage, collectables, Shabby Chic and used items, and reproductions, opened last week i...

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Behind Every Bride Studio to Locate in Downtown Morton 25 April 2011

Morton, IL - Behind Every Bride, a service that connects Central Illinois Brides and businesses through their magazine and website, recently announced that they will be loc...

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Great Clips Announces Morton Location 25 April 2011

Morton, IL - Today Dave and Tanja Hands announced that they will be opening their 7th Great Clips location on May 7th in Morton. "Great Clips takes the walk in haircut...

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Downtown Intersection Makes IDOT Plan 07 April 2011

Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council was notified that the improvement plan for the intersection of Main and Jackson Street was included in the Ilinois De...

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Leaves 'N Beans Announces Morton Location 22 March 2011

Morton, IL – Today, James Cross, Owner of Leaves ‘N Beans Roasting Company, announced they would be opening a second location in Morton, IL.  “We love the...

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Yinlun to Establish U.S. Headquarters in Morton 28 February 2011

Tiantai, Zhejiang, China – ZHEJIANG YINLUN MACHINERY Co., Ltd announced today that they are purchasing a 50,000 square foot facility and establishing a United States base ...

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