Press Releases

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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Leman Joins Morton EDC Investors 01 February 2014

Sam Leman established the first Sam Leman Dealership in 1963.  His two sons and seven grandsons carry on his legacy with now seven locations that serve the Bloomington, Morton, Peoria, Peki...

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Recycling Campaign Gains Steam 01 January 2014

The Morton EDC launched a recycling campaign last July with a goal of increasing the number of Morton businesses who recycle by 25%.  We want to recognize the following businesses who were ...

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Morton EDC Announces Switzerland Trip 27 December 2013

Morton, IL – Today the Morton Economic Development Council announced it will be leading a trip to Switzerland, scheduled for June 10 – 19 of 2014.  “This ...

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Inspired Arts Receives MicroGrant for Theater Expansion 02 December 2013

Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced Sarah Knuppel, Owner of Inspired Arts Academy, has been awarded a Morton MicroGrant to support the establis...

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EDC Luncheon to Feature Farm & Fleet Owner 02 December 2013

Morton, IL - Today the Morton Economic Development Council announced their Annual Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, January 28th from 11:30 - 1:00 pm at the Ashland House in Mor...

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ABOUT THE MORTON EDC

The Morton Economic Development Council exists to positively shape the future of Morton. 

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