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    Morrison Tech Recognized by Forbes Magazine

    Posted on: June 22nd, 2017

    In a ranking of the top 30 two year trade schools Forbes Magazine has named Morrison Tech as #19 on their list.   Courtesy of Edward Molek, PIA The Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics lands as the No. 11 Two-Year Trade School and is the top school on the list for technical trades. “I can think […]

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    IL Manufacturing Update to be Held in Sterling

    Posted on: April 18th, 2017

    The Dixon Chamber of Commerce, Morrison Area Development Corporation and Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce are joining again to co-host another great event for local businesses. Tuesday, May 2 the President and CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, Greg Baise, will be in Sterling for a manufacturing update. This special presentation will focus on […]

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    MADC to host Housing Workshop for Realtors and Lenders

    Posted on: April 11th, 2017

    Representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Agency will be in Morrison on April 26 to present a program for local realtors and lenders on single-family housing programs.   According to Kimberly Ewoldsen Executive Director of the Morrison Area Development Corporation, “In talking with local realtors about programs to aid in placing families […]

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    IDOT to hold Public Informational Meeting March 16

    Posted on: March 16th, 2017

    The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will hold an 0pen-house format, public informational meeting on U.S. 30 from Illinois 136 east of Fulton to Illinois 40 in Rock Falls. At the meeting, IDOT will present new information on the U.S. 30 study. All interested parties are invited to attend and participate any time between 4 […]

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    City Rebar finds Permanent Home in Morrison

    Posted on: January 18th, 2017

    For years, the Morrison Area Development Corporation (MADC) has focused on securing business entities in their Industrial Park located on the south edge of Morrison. Most recently the efforts were to secure a permanent occupant for the abandoned Altronics facility.  This 10,000-square foot industrial facility recently became the national headquarters for The City Rebar, Inc. […]

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    Manufacturing Recognized in Illinois

    Posted on: October 26th, 2016

    On October 7, people across the country will celebrate Manufacturing Day and all the contributions manufacturers make to our communities and our local economies. With 12 million people – or one in ten American workers – employed in manufacturing jobs across the country, odds are you or your family members know someone working in the […]

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    Morrison to Hold Business Contest

    Posted on: October 7th, 2016

    The Morrison Area Development Corporation (MADC) is continuing the work they began last fall with working more closely with local businesses and trying to help business locate in Morrison. The group is hosting a contest for entrepreneurs and business owners. The “What’s Your Big Idea” contest will end next February and is formatted along the […]

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    State Economic Development Board has Local Representation

    Posted on: August 26th, 2016

    Betty Steinert, formerly the head of Whiteside County Economic Development and Administrator of the Whiteside-Carroll Enterprise Zone has recently been named to the newly created Illinois Business and Economic Development Corp. The new, nonprofit board will focus on economic development and is designed as a tool to help make Illinois more competitive in terms of […]

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

    Posted on: 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 […]

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    Morrison Child Care Survey Now Open

    Posted on: 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 […]

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