• 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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    Monday, June 01, 2020
    The Victor Lundeen Company is re-opening the retail store to customers TODAY, but with some precautions. Enter through Back Door ONLY • Sanitize hands upon entering • Practice 6 feet of separation • Masks are highly encouraged • Customers will be limited to 10 • Please browse with your eyes & not your hands • Outside materials may not be handled immediately • Carside Pick-up will still be ...read more
    Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    Alexandria, MN (Grassroots Newswire) May 26, 2020 - For the past several months, people across the country have been sheltering at home to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. It is no surprise that many consumers are now nervous about rejoining their communities and reentering public spaces. A recent nationally recognized survey reported that 89% of consumers were hesitant about visiting a ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, May 19, 2020
    (Fergus Falls, Elbow Lake and Morris, MN) — Following Governor Tim Walz’s Executive Order on allowing non-emergent elective health care surgeries and procedures to resume earlier this month, Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) enterprise, inclusive of Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services (PRHHS), is taking action to safely address more non-COVID health care needs. “As of last week, we have ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, May 15, 2020
    “Growing Together” virtual meet-ups helping moms-to-be navigate their pregnancy journey together with others during the pandemic[Fergus Falls, MN] Having a baby is an exciting time, but is also a nervous time especially right now. One local physician has developed a unique approach to help women calm their anxieties as they navigate pregnancy during a pandemic. Dr. Brett Larson, OB/GYN started ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, May 08, 2020
    [Fergus Falls, MN] Kent Mattson is now the permanent Chief Executive Officer of the Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) enterprise after recent action by the organization’s Board of Trustees. Mattson had been appointed interim CEO last December.Mattson has over 20 years of institutional knowledge of the organization after serving as part time General Counsel for LRH since the late 1990s, and later ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, May 07, 2020
    Letter to Governor Walz from the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Chambers across Minnesota May 5, 2020 Dear Governor Walz, Small businesses are the economic fuel of our state’s future. Nearly half of Minnesotans own or work for a small business and create two out of every three new jobs each year. On behalf of hundreds of thousands of small businesses and more than 70 local chambers ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, April 30, 2020
    (April 29, 2020) - Now through May 26, West Central Initiative’s 2020 Resiliency Fund is participating in #GivingTuesdayNow, a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.   Donations received through #GivingTuesdayNow will be proportionally matched from national sources to help our local effort against the COVID-19 ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 29, 2020
    Emma Thompson, BFA™, APMA®, a financial advisor with Legacy Financial Partners, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC. in Fergus Falls recently obtained the Behavioral Financial Advisor professional designation from Kaplan University and think2perform®.  Thompson successfully completed the rigorous requirements, including training and an examination, teaching ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Thursday, November 14, 2019
    Property Tax Rebate Program for New Single and Two-family Homes  IntentThe purpose of the Otter Tail County Tax Rebate Program is to encourage the construction of new primary residence single and two-family housing units and to encourage replacement of dilapidated housing structures within Otter Tail County between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2022.  Eligible ParticipantsAny person who ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
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