Press Releases

Morton Announces Second China Trip 01 April 2013

The Morton Economic Development Council will be hosting a second trip to China this October 12-20. The trip will include stops in Beijing, Taintai, and Shanghai and will once again be a mixture ...

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Farm & Fleet Announces New Building in Morton 01 April 2013

Janesville, WI  – Blain’s Farm & Fleet plans to build a new 127,000 square foot store and remain in Village of Morton. Blain’s Farm & Fleet has be...

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Johnson's Floral Awarded Morton MicroGrant 09 January 2013

Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that Paul Grethey Jr., new owner of Johnson’s Floral, is the fourth recipient of the Morton MicroGrant.  “We couldn&rsqu...

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American Tire to Build in Morton 09 January 2013

The Morton Economic Development Council recently announced that American Tire Distributors Inc. will build a new 120,000 square foot distribution center on Erie Street in Morton. Construction wi...

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Amish Choice Receives Morton MicroGrant 09 January 2013

Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that Larry Huff, owner of the new Amish Choice Wood Furniture store in Morton, is the recipient of a $2,500 Morton MicroGrant.  &ldq...

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Marchal Receives 2012 Morton Venture Award 09 January 2013

Morton, IL – Today at the Morton Economic Development Council’s Annual Luncheon, Tom Marchal was announced as the winner of the 2012 Morton Venture Award.

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New Fuel Center to Open in Morton! 06 December 2012

Morton, IL - By early spring of 2013, the Village of Morton will be home to a new Kroger fuel center, currently under construction next to the Kroger food store in the Morton Plaza.  &ldquo...

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Hubbard Awarded Morton MicroGrant 26 October 2012

Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that Rose Hubbard, Morton Resident and Artist, is the second recipient of the Morton MicroGrant. Her new bu...

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Furniture Store to Open in Downtown Morton 15 August 2012

This September, a new furniture and accessory consignment shop will open in Downtown Morton.  Owner Nora Butler is eager to begin a new phase of her life as a retailer.  “My kids...

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First Downtown Plaza Design Unveiled 03 August 2012

Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council unveiled the first design idea for a new community plaza, proposed for property located near Inspired Arts Academy in...

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