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Ole Hitchin Post

There's a new restaurant in Larwill! Ole Hitchin Post opened the first week of April and served more than 900 cars in the first week! They serve everything from hand dipped ice cream and sundaes to breaded tenderloins and Hitchin Post Chili. Stop by the Hitchin Post, located at 109 S Center Street i...Read More

AgriNovus Food & Nutrition Innovation event recap

By: Guest blogger, Brett Roberts, CCHS Student & EDC Intern Last Thursday, Kelley Sheiss, Whitley County EDC’s Agribusiness Coordinator, and I had the amazing opportunity to attend Indiana AgriNovus’ Food and Nutrition Innovation Brainstorming and Discussion Session at Connor Prairie in N...Read More

Liquid fertilizer facility update from Ag Plus

Local business Ag Plus, a farmer-owned cooperative based in South Whitley, and CHS formed a joint venture to build and operate a new liquid fertilizer facility on South SR 9 in Columbia City. Check out the construction progress so far for the Briggs Crop Nutrients facility! ...Read More

EDC celebrates second cohort of Venture Accelerator graduates

The Whitley County EDC celebrated the second cohort of EDC Venture Accelerator graduates. The EDC Venture Accelerator is a 10-week program that provides funding, coaching and mentorship for high value startups and expanding businesses. The event started with a presentation from first cohort grad...Read More

Industry Immersion event recap at Micropulse, Inc.

By: Guest Blogger, Jay Ocken, Whitko High School Teacher  I recently had the opportunity to tour Micropulse Inc. of Columbia City, Indiana with a group of educators from Whitley County via the Industry Immersion program provided by the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation. The tour...Read More

Welcome EDC intern, Brett Roberts!

Please welcome Columbia City High School senior, Brett Roberts who will serve as an intern this spring at the EDC. As a senior, Brett will graduate in the top 10 of his class with academic honors in June 2015. Because of his heavy course load of advanced placement and dual credit courses, he has th...Read More

Local companies 80/20 and Red Star continue to grow in Whitley County

The EDC team worked recently with two locally-based companies on tax abatement requests for new equipment purchases. It was interesting to see 80/20, Inc. and Red Star Contract Manufacturing, Inc. come before County Council on the same icy March morning. We appreciate the ongoing support of Whitley ...Read More

Ten reasons to be optimistic about agriculture

Recently, Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Tech, traveled to northeast Indiana to spend several days speaking with a diverse group of audiences. On February 18 the Haupert Institute of Agricultural Sciences at Huntington University hosted Kohl for ...Read More

R.D. Schrader leads agriculture discussion at Huntington University

EDC Agribusiness Coordinator, Kelley Sheiss took a trip to Huntington University this week for the university's foundation breakfast series. With the event focus being on the agriculture industry, the guest speaker for the event was Columbia City business owner, R.D. Schrader. R.D. is the presi...Read More

The eighth-grade entrepreneur

"Google it," was the response when 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee asked his parents the question: How do blind people read? The Journal Gazette recently shared an article about Shubham Banerjee, a California eighth-grader who launched a company to develop low-cost machines to print Braille. After ...Read More

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