WHITLEY COUNTY, Ind. (January 24, 2020) – The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) board of directors chairman, Brooks Langeloh, announced today that Jon Myers, EDC president, will retire later this spring.

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.


LARWILL, Ind. (January 6, 2020) – There are new opportunities for investment and development in Larwill.

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (January 2, 2020) –Northside Apartments, Columbia City’s newest housing initiative, are available for rent.

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

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

LARWILL, Ind. (Oct. 17, 2019) – Larwill receives Community Crossings matching grant from Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) of nearly $130,000.

LARWILL, Ind. (Oct. 16, 2019) – Red Star Contract Manufacturing, Inc., a local medical device company announced plans to expand their Larwill location.

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.