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2019: Businesses Plan 27,000+ New Hoosier Jobs with Record-High Average Wage

Whitley County had a successful 2019, and made state headlines with our economic growth. Indiana Economic Development Corporation released the press release detailing the state's success. ********************* IEDC details a year of record-setting capital investment, advances in high-growth in...Read More

NEWS | New Economic Development Plan and TIF District Established in Larwill

LARWILL, Ind. (January 6, 2020) – There are new opportunities for investment and development in Larwill. The Whitley County Redevelopment Commission (RDC), Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), and Town of Larwill announced that an economic development plan and new Tax Increment F...Read More

NEWS | Business Partners Invest to Create Northside Apartments in Downtown Columbia City

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (January 2, 2020) –Northside Apartments, Columbia City’s newest housing initiative, are available for rent. The four units above a storefront at 116 W Van Buren St. feature newly constructed apartments with two-story design in the heart of downtown Columbia City with views...Read More

NEWS | Impact CNC Expanding to Meet Demands for Agricultural Supply Chain

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (December 31, 2019) – Impact CNC, a locally owned contract computerized numerical control (CNC) manufacturing company, has decided to invest $6 million in new machinery and add 35 new jobs at its Short Street facility in Blue River Industrial Park in Columbia City. Impact CN...Read More

NEWS | Whitley County Welcomes New Mach Medical Company Headquarters

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (December 23, 2019) – Mach Medical, a medical device company, announced plans to establish a manufacturing and Research and Development facility in Whitley County, investing nearly $14 million and creating up to 132 new jobs by the end of 2025. After considering locations in...Read More

2020 Census: Your Count Matters

The 2020 Census is approaching and the goal of the U.S. Census is to count everyone once, only once and in the right place. During the 2010 census, nearly 20% of the Whitley County residents were not counted.   As a constitutional mandate, a headcount is required every 10 years of everyon...Read More

WJHS 91.5 FM Wants to Partner With Your Business

The student-led radio station, WJHS 91.5 FM The Eagle wants to give the radio back to the community and could be an important link for your business brand. As Columbia City High School’s non-commercial, not-for-profit, a student-run station that exists to support the local community while educati...Read More

Columbia City High School Students Earn College Credit for Welding

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (Dec. 17, 2019) – Seventeen students from Columbia City High School (CCHS) are finishing their first semester to test for welding certifications and earn college credits through Ivy Tech Community College in Fort Wayne. As a dual credit course, these students are in the proc...Read More

State Certifies Churubusco as Broadband Ready 

CHURUBUSCO, Ind. (Dec. 16, 2019) – In an effort to attract private investment in broadband infrastructure, the Town of Churubusco has become certified by the State of Indiana as a Broadband Ready Community. The Town of Churubusco in conjunction with the Whitley County Economic Development Corpo...Read More

NEWS | Crowdfunding Launched for Ohki Alley in Columbia City

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (Nov. 13, 2019) --- The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in partnership with the City of Columbia launched a crowdfunding campaign to create Ohki Alley in downtown Columbia City. The EDC and the City of Columbia City launched a crowdfunding campaign Nov. 1...Read More

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