Press Releases

ISU Students Present Historic Renderings November 16th 01 November 2010

Morton, IL - The Morton Economic Development Council would like to invite Morton citizens to attend a special open house on Tuesday, November 16th from 4:30 - 6:00 pm at the new...

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Electronics Recycling Day October 15 and 16 01 October 2010

Morton, IL - The Morton Economic Development Council’s A Greener Morton Team is hosting an Electronic Recycling Day on October 15th and 16th from 8am until Noon...

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Launch Finals October 13th 01 October 2010

Morton, IL - The Launch Business Plan Competition, currently in its second year, hosted two preliminary rounds last month, including one at the new Fire Station in Morton and on...

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EDC Receives $15,000 Grant! 01 October 2010

Morton, IL - The Morton EDC announced today that they are the recent recipient of a $15,000 Energy Efficiency Community Block Grant, awarded through the Tri-County Regional Plan...

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Uhlig Elected Vice Chairman of IDC 01 August 2010

Springfield, IL – The Illinois Development Council (IDC) held its 2010 Annual Conference at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bloomington/Normal, IL on July 14-1...

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Downtown Development Plan RFP Available 01 August 2010

Morton, IL - The Morton Economic Development Council is seeking proposals for the creation of a Downtown Development Plan for our Village.  Firms and consultants inter...

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Launch Business Creation Competition Deadline September 7 01 July 2010

Morton, IL - The Launch Business Creation Competition was started in 2009 by area Chambers, Economic Development Councils, and Business Assistance Centers as a way to spur busin...

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Morton Business District Approved 01 May 2010

Monday evening, Morton Village Trustees approved the establishment of the new Morton Business District.  The District, which covers the majority of the commercial businesses in Morton, will...

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VandenBerg Receives Venture Award 12 January 2010

Morton, IL:  Today, the Morton Economic Development Council recognized Katie VandenBerg as the 2010 Morton Venture Award Winner during their Annual Investor Appreciati...

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Business District Proposed 04 January 2010

Morton, IL - At the Village Council Meeting today, Jennifer Daly, CEO for the Morton Economic  Development Council requested permission from the Morton Village Trustees to ...

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