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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

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

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