Press Releases

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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Great Clips Announces Morton Location 25 April 2011

Morton, IL - Today Dave and Tanja Hands announced that they will be opening their 7th Great Clips location on May 7th in Morton. "Great Clips takes the walk in haircut...

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Downtown Intersection Makes IDOT Plan 07 April 2011

Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council was notified that the improvement plan for the intersection of Main and Jackson Street was included in the Ilinois De...

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Leaves 'N Beans Announces Morton Location 22 March 2011

Morton, IL – Today, James Cross, Owner of Leaves ‘N Beans Roasting Company, announced they would be opening a second location in Morton, IL.  “We love the...

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Yinlun to Establish U.S. Headquarters in Morton 28 February 2011

Tiantai, Zhejiang, China – ZHEJIANG YINLUN MACHINERY Co., Ltd announced today that they are purchasing a 50,000 square foot facility and establishing a United States base ...

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Yinlun to Establish U.S. Headquarters in Morton 28 February 2011

Tiantai, Zhejiang, China – ZHEJIANG YINLUN MACHINERY Co., Ltd announced today that they are purchasing a 50,000 square foot facility and establishing a United States base ...

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Morton Chamber and EDC Endorse School Referendum 28 February 2011

Morton, IL  – The Morton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Morton Economic Development Council Board of Directors announced today that they are both endo...

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Great Harvest Bread Co. to Open Second Location in Morton 28 February 2011

Morton, IL – A savory blend of whole grain goodness with a dusting of old-fashioned bakery hospitality is coming to Morton when area residents Sam & Stephanie Polito, ...

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Morton 2011 Venture Award Winner 18 January 2011

Morton, IL - At the Morton Economic Development Council’s Annual Luncheon today, Bill Morton, President of Morton Development, was recognized as Morton’s 2011 V...

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