221 W. Main Street, P.O. Box 8, Morrison, IL      815- 772- 3757


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  • The Morrison Area Development Corporation (MADC) in Morrison, IL is a non-profit, volunteer organization established to promote and coordinate economic growth and economic development in all areas of the City.  The ultimate goal of the MADC is to maintain and enhance the quality of life enjoyed by all Morrison, IL residents.


    MADC will assist organizations in their pursuit of local development efforts, and direct efforts including facilitating community cooperation, and guiding initiatives such as housing, and business development and retention. Contact us at (815) 772-3757 or visit our office at 221 W. Main Street, Morrison, IL.



  • Latest News

    Whiteside County Launches New “Virtual Incubator” Morrison Institute of Technology First to Join

    Whiteside County Launches New "Virtual Incubator" Morrison Institute of Technology First to Join

    June 24th, 2016

    Bringing expertise and networking opportunities to local businesses is one way economic developers can assist businesses to grow and thrive, and the Whiteside County Economic Development Department (EDD) and Morrison Institute of Technology (MIT) are joining forces to accomplish this. The County EDD is introducing a “Virtual Incubator” and MIT has stepped up to become one of their first partne[Read More]

    Morrison Child Care Survey Now Open

    Morrison Child Care Survey Now Open

    June 9th, 2016

    In an effort to better serve our community, the Morrison Area Development Corporation (MADC), along with the Morrison Chamber of Commerce, the City of Morrison, Morrison Schools, and the Morrison Preschool and Daycare, wants the community’s feedback on childcare service needs and capacity issues in the Morrison area.   To determine current and future needs for childcare services in Mo[Read More]

    County Airport Named General Aviation Airport of the Year

    County Airport Named General Aviation Airport of the Year

    May 26th, 2016

    Whiteside County Airport, Joseph Bittorf Field, has been named the 2016 Illinois General Aviation Airport of the Year, by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Division of Aeronautics.  The award was based on the airport's safety record, general maintenance, and services provided to the community.   The Whiteside County Airport's longest runway is 6500 feet which is a lon[Read More]

    Sauk to Host Business Start Up Workshop in Morrison
    MADC Hosts Development Update Breakfast

    MADC Hosts Development Update Breakfast

    March 18th, 2016

    The Morrison Area Development Corporation (MADC) hosted their first ever development update breakfast for area investors and businesses. The meeting featured MADC Executive Director Kimberly Ewoldsen who shared updates on the progress MADC has seen in the last year. In addition Mayor Everett Pannier provided a general update on the City and John Pavelka, Wells Fargo, spoke on recent national trend[Read More]