Press Releases

Cinema Awarded Morton MicroGrant for Digital Projection 18 July 2014

July 18, 2013 – Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that Mark McSparin, Owner of Morton Cinema, has been awarded a Morton MicroGrant to support a...

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Morton Board of Education Approves Incentive Policy 18 July 2014

During a school board meeting on July 8th, the Morton Community Unit School District 709 Board of Education voted unanimously to support a proposed incentive policy developed by the Morton Econo...

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Sam Leman Breaks Ground on New 40,000 sf Building in Morton 18 July 2014

Sam Leman Automotive broke ground on their new building, located on Courtland Avenue next to the new Farm & Fleet, on Thursday, July 10th in Morton, Illinois. "Our decision to build a n...

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CEFCU Pledges $50,000 to Plaza Project 20 May 2014

Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that CEFCU has pledged $50,000 in support of the new Morton Downtown Plaza project.  Their donation will go to support the Veterans ...

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Morton EDC Intern Wins Presidential Scholarship 13 May 2014

Bradley University recently announced the winner of this year's Presidential Scholarship is Ethan Harter, the Morton EDC's Student Intern.  The Presidential Scholarship is a $48,000 tuition...

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New Pizza Ranch to Open in August 13 May 2014

Last fall, John and Julie McVey, Owners of the Pizza Ranch in Morton, announced they had purchased land near the Morton KFC and would begin construction on a bigger restaurant building to accomm...

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Morton Community Bank Pledges $100,000 to Plaza 12 May 2014

May 2, 2014 - Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that Morton Community Bank and the Honegger Family have pledged $100,000 in support of the new Morton...

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Villas of Holly Brook to Build in Morton 07 April 2014

Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that the Villas of Holly Brook will be building a 50 unit assisted living facility in Morton. The new ...

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YPET Selects Morton for North American Operations 04 March 2014

Morton, IL – Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that Chinese  German Joint Venture company Yinlun PURItech Emission Technologies, Inc. (YPET) ha...

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Morton EDC Announces 2013 Progress 04 March 2014

The Morton Economic Development Council gave investors and community leaders an update on the progress of their five year Make it Morton economic development strategy at their Annual Luncheon, h...

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