• Welcome to Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

    We are membership based organization which serves its 370 member businesses. We are located in West Central Minnesota in Otter Tail County.
    With nearly 1100 lakes and an abundance of recreational options, the Fergus Falls area is a great place to grow your business.

    We serve as the lead advocate and resource for our members and to create partnerships that foster a healthy business climate.

  • PioneerCare



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    About Us

    Established as a non-profit provider in 1928, PioneerCare is a leader in offering exceptional health care services and housing options for older adults in Fergus Falls and the surrounding region. We continue that mission by serving the community's needs through these locations and services:

    Pioneer Cottages in Fergus Falls and Breckenridge provide 24-hour specialized memory care in a familiar and secure, home-style setting. Your family’s care is important, and you have a choice. Make it Pioneer Cottages.

    At Pioneer Pointe, spacious and well-designed apartment homes are complemented by features and supportive services you can add and customize as needed. It’s your lifestyle, your choice. Make it Pioneer Pointe.

    Pioneer ShortStay is easily accessible on the street level of PioneerCare Center. Its innovative therapy is customized for you to recover from hospitalization or surgery. Therapy services are also available on an outpatient basis. Your recovery is important, and you have a choice. Make it Pioneer ShortStay.

    PioneerCare’s Long Term Skilled Care occupies five small wings of our award-winning care center. We call these wings “households” because of their small scale, home style, and individualized care. When 24-hour nursing care is needed, you have a choice. Make it PioneerCare.

    PioneerLink is at-home and on-the-go technology, including 24/7 personal emergency response, mobile safety devices, automatic fall detection, and home med management paired with personalized local service. For at-home independence and peace of mind, you have a choice. Make it PioneerLink.


    PioneerCare Center: Short Term Therapy & Long Term Care
    Residents Enjoyed Outdoor Concerts During Pandemic
    Pioneer Cottages Assisted Memory Care
    Pedal Fergus Falls Partners with Cycling Without Age Program
    Pioneer Pointe: Carefree Apartment Living for Seniors
    Pastor Krehl Provides Chaplaincy Support
    Ruth Tries a Winter Ride with Cycling Without Age
    PioneerLink's Anelto Mobile Safety Device
    PioneerLink's MedSmart Med Management at Home
    Grooving at PioneerCare Center
    Staff Stepped Up with Covid-19 Vaccinations
    Technology Helps Connect Residents to Loved Ones
    Frequent Covid-19 Testing Protects Residents & Staff
    We're So Proud of All Our Employees!
    Taking a ride on the trishaw
    Virtual Beach Party
    Horseback Visitors
    Heroes Work at Pioneer Pointe!
    Sometimes We Get Silly


    Nurses: Every 3rd Weekend Advantage
    Category: Healthcare
    Now more than ever, we know balancing your work life and home life is important. We’re all in this together and we need to support each other’s needs – both at work and at home. That’s why we’ve redesigned how PioneerCare Center is staffed, providing licensed nurses the Every-Third-Weekend Advantage. Learn how it works. For full-time nurses, that means you can maintain full-time status and work ...read more
    Contact: Patti Fandrich
    Phone:(218) 998-1500
    Fax:(218) 998-1580

    Rep/Contact Info

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    Ann Boutwell
    Director: Pioneer Cottages Memory Care
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    Patti Fandrich
    Human Resources
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    Sara Hage
    Director: PioneerLink
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    Nathan Johnson
    Marie Tysdal
    Director: Pioneer Pointe Apartments
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    Sara Watkins
    Care Center Administrator
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