Press Releases

Morton Mayor Featured in Forbes 01 September 2011

Mayor Norm Durlfinger was recently featured in a Forbes article highlighting his trip with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn to China.  Forbes Story: Read More

Morton Mayor to Join Governor in China 31 August 2011

Morton, IL  – Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that Mayor Norm Durflinger will travel to China next month with Governor Pat Quinn.  &ldqu...

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Uhlig Elected IDC Chair 01 August 2011

At the Illinois Development Council’s conference last month, Kim Uhlig, Business Development Director for the Morton EDC was elected Chairman of the Board for the upcoming year.  &ldq...

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Alwan Announces Morton Location 21 July 2011

Morton, IL – Today, Mike Minesinger, Owner of Alwan Pharmacy & Compounding Center, announced a second location of the popular West Peoria pharmacy will be built in Morton, Illinois.&nb...

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

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