• Welcome to Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership based organization which serves its member businesses and the community. We are located in the heart of West Central Minnesota’s premier lakes country destination, Otter Tail County. With its nearly 1100 lakes, rivers, streams and trails offering an abundance of recreational options, its 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.

  • News

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    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    Since 1962, Shopko has provided quality name-brand merchandise, great values and services to small and mid-size cities and have consistently met the needs of smaller communities across the Central, Western and Pacific Northwest regions of the U.S.   Over the past several months, we have been taking action to drive improved performance and strengthen Shopko’s financial position. Today, Shopko ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    Full-Color, Glossy Fergus Falls Map to Showcase Chamber Members   Stand out from the crowd! Get noticed over your competition on the 2019 Fergus Falls Chamber map. A new, full-color printed map of Fergus Falls and Otter Tail County is in production. We are partnering with The Daily Journal to print and deliver 25,000 high-quality, glossy, full-color maps, which will be updated to reflect our ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
    Monday, January 07, 2019
    (FERGUS FALLS, Minn.) – Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) is posing yet another challenge to the community in the form of a winter health challenge with a chance at a big grand prize: a $2,000 travel voucher made possible by the LRH Foundation.  Registration opens on Monday, January 7th with the first week of challenge activities scheduled to begin on January 14th.      The weekly challenges will ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Friday, January 04, 2019
       The exhibit The Faces of Change is now open at the Otter Tail County Historical Society. It will run from January 4 - February 15.      Pelican Rapids has seen many waves of immigration in its long history. The first immigrants were indigenous peoples, the most famous of those perhaps Minnesota Woman, the skeleton found buried beneath Highway 59 in 1931. Native Americans were followed by ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, January 04, 2019
    Fergus Falls, MN   Excitement is mounting for the Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan coming to Fergus Falls on January 22nd. The Caravan will start at 6pm at the Bigwood Event Center, with the main program at 7. The Winter Caravan has some big names this year, including Third Basemen Miguel Sano, Catcher Mitch Garver, former pitcher Bert Blyleven, and former outfielder Dan Gladden. The event will ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Thursday, December 27, 2018
    December 2018New state minimum wage as of Jan. 1, 2019Minnesota's minimum-wage rates will be adjusted for inflation beginning Jan. 1, 2019, to $9.86 an hour for large employers and $8.04 an hour for other state minimum wages.Minimum-wage rates of Jan. 1, 2019The following are Minnesota's minimum-wage rates as of Jan. 1, 2019.Large employers must pay at least $9.86 an hour when the employer's ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic
    Wednesday, December 26, 2018
    More than $137,525 spent locally for the 2018 Holiday Season! Thank You! Thank you Fergus Falls for shopping at our local businesses this holiday season. Hundreds of people dropped by the Chamber office and showed us receipts and were rewarded with entries for the Chamber’s “Shop, Drop ‘n Win” game. Bonus entries were given for purchases at Chamber members and on Small Business Saturday and Over ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic
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