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Whitley County Invites Veterans to Join Communities

Thousands of veterans call Whitley County communities home and we’re so thankful they do. They’re business owners, employees, employers, community leaders and more. Between 100,000-200,000 service members exit the military each year. Historic trends show that about 33 percent of these service...Read More

NEWS | Larwill Improving Main Street and Sidewalks

LARWILL, Ind. (Oct. 17, 2019) – Larwill receives Community Crossings matching grant from Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) of nearly $130,000. Main Street in Larwill is getting resurfaced and American Disability Act (ADA) compliant sidewalks in the next few months through the Next L...Read More

Larwill Medical Manufacturer to Expand, Add Jobs

LARWILL, Ind. (Oct. 16, 2019) – Red Star Contract Manufacturing, Inc., a local medical device company announced plans to expand their Larwill location. Their expansion includes an investment of $1.6 million in real estate improvements and additional equipment and will create 18 new jobs by 2022...Read More

SEEKING FEEDBACK | Whitley County EDC Input Survey

The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is collecting data to evaluate our mission, values and service to Whitley County businesses and residents. Since 1992 the EDC has served Whitley County and the city and towns of Columbia City, Churubusco, Larwill and South Whitley. All answer...Read More

NEWS | Whitley County Recognizes and Celebrates Local Modern Manufacturing

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ind. (Oct. 8, 2019) – The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and the Whitley Works program, with support from Purdue’s Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC), are celebrating the role of manufacturing in our local ec...Read More

NEWS | South Whitley Earns Broadband Cerfitication

SOUTH WHITLEY, Ind. (Oct. 3, 2019) – In an effort to connect private investment in broadband infrastructure, the Town of South Whitley submitted an application to become certified by the State of Indiana as a Broadband Ready Community. The Town of South Whitley in conjunction with the Whitley C...Read More

NEWS | State Certifies Whitley County as Broadband Ready

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ind. (Sept.30, 2019) –Whitley County was certified by the State of Indiana as a Broadband Ready Community. The unincorporated areas of Whitley County in conjunction with the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) completed the applica...Read More

NEWS | Columbia City Employer to Invest Millions to Create Employee Housing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (Sept. 26, 2019) – Local business owner and employer, Jerry Busche, was a finalist selected to participate in the Anchor Employer Workforce Housing Program. The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) has awarded $1 million to Impac...Read More

Public Hearing Notice | U.S. 30 and C.R. 500 East

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will host a public hearing on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at 6 p.m. in the Coesse Elementary School, Cafeteria, Enter Door 1, 2250 S 500 E, Columbia City, Indiana  46725. The purpose of the public hearing is to offer all interested persons an ...Read More

LeBrun Gateway Park in Downtown South Whitley Dedicated During Fall Festival

SOUTH WHITLEY, Ind. (September 17, 2019) – The South Whitley Park Department and the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) recently dedicated the Don and Vi LeBrun Gateway Park during the Fall Festival. The Park Department and Whitley County EDC, along with Mark Minick cut a rib...Read More

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