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    Thursday, September 22, 2016
    PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fergus Falls Authors Inspired a Disney Movie The Otter Tail County Historical Society’s Military Roundtable will focus on a Fergus Falls teacher and his daughter who helped Americans understand the brutality of life in NAZI Germany. The program will take place on Monday, October 3rd at 2pm at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Fergus Falls. Education ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 20, 2016
    The Rohde Insurance Services Family welcomes Madi Schreiber as their new receptionist. She is looking forward to meeting all of their clients. Rohde Insurance Services always welcomes new clients. Call 739-3295 for a no obligation quote.
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Tuesday, September 13, 2016
    Ambassador Visit Host Guidelines Hosting an Ambassador Visit is an important part of your overall marketing and advertising plan and is a great way to launch your business or keep it “top of mind.” It offers an opportunity to meet leaders in the community and get acquainted with your neighbors and other Chamber members. The Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce will assist you in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Monday, September 12, 2016
    We built our first cabinet door in Fergus Falls, Minnesota 25 years ago. Since then, we’ve grown to five manufacturing facilities that span three states and serve customers all around the world. The best part of Northern Contours? Our people. THANK YOU to our employees for voting us one of the best 50 places to work !
    Thursday, September 01, 2016
    Jon Solinger Exhibit at Museum Working Land, a photographic exhibition by Jon Solinger, will be on display at the Otter Tail County Historical Museum from September 8 thru October 18. An opening reception will be held on September 8 from 4-7 p.m. during which time Jon will be available to sign copies of his book Working Land. He will also give a brief presentation at 6 p.m. The photos in ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016
    Fergus Falls Area Habitat for Humanity Affiliate Inc. Family/Nonprofit Selection Apply by: September 30, 2016 Applications for the Fergus Falls Area Habitat for Humanity (FFAHFH) Homeownership Program are now being accepted for 225 West Bancroft Ave. The Bancroft home has five bedrooms, 1 ¾ baths, with a large family room, and walk-out in the back yard. It was constructed for a large ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016
    The Daily Journal media 30 under 40 2016 Thirty Local People Younger Than 40 With Notable Talents Korey Fry Samantha Van Wechel-Meyer Shawna Shal Elle Chase Natalie Knutson Sabrina Toso Andrew Yaggie Ryan Lubben Tara Kempfer Annabelle Lee Scott Kummrow Dallas Rylander Robbie Olson Zach Tysdal Michelle Anderson Rebecca Svingen Jackie Formo Andrew Eull Andrew Bremseth Chad Miller Nicole Haaringa ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Thursday, July 14, 2016
    We firmly believe that today’s young professionals are tomorrow’s leaders! A Young Professional Network (or YPN) is an organization that will help you improve your career, develop your leadership abiliti es, build your professional network, and give back to the Fergus Falls community. We are in the middle stages of making the group “official.” Since the organization will ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, July 01, 2016
    Taco John’s Shirley Peterson Presented "Star of Excellence" Award A little insight on Shirley and why she was selected: "Is there such a thing as and outstanding award? If so, I'd like to nominate Shirley at Taco Johns. Its pouring rain and m y wife and I just watched her escort an elderly lady to her car with an umbrella so she would stay dry. I was a very nice thing ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Friday, June 10, 2016
    Congratulations Bank of the West on becoming a Silver Partner of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your Partnership ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release, Chamber
    Monday, June 06, 2016
    Erika E. Emery, Doctor of Chiropractic Starting at Attitudes for Hair, June 2016 With office hours on Thursdays in June and Tuesday's and Thursday's in July alo ... ng with other appointment as available... Future bookings at (218) 739-9642 until then please text or call 218-770-3393 for your appointment. About Dr. Emery; Graduating from Northwestern Health Science University in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts
    Wednesday, June 01, 2016
    Congratulations J&M Printing on becoming a SILVER Partner of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your Partnership ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 31, 2016
    Congratulations Minnesota Motor Company on becoming a Platinum Partner of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Fun Facts, Community
    Friday, May 27, 2016
    Park Region Telephone is pleased to announce that we have entered into an agreement to purchase Rothsay Telephone Company. Over the years the two companies have worked on many joint business opportunities to bring advanced services to their customers. Historically, Rothsay customers have enjoyed advanced telecommunication services at reasonable prices through the dedicated services of the Stowman ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Fun Facts
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2016 LRH Community Garden honored by MHA for Community Benefit Minnesota Hospital Association’s annual awards recognize patient safety, volunteerism, innovations in patient care, hospital excellence ST. PAUL – Lake Region Healthcare’s Community Garden, "Lake Region Takes Root" was among the innovative programs and outstanding leaders in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, May 20, 2016
    Congratulations Otter Tail Power Company on becoming a SILVER PARTNER of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! # WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts
    Wednesday, May 18, 2016
    For Immediate Release A rolling force for good: Affinity Plus supports fourth annual Lake Alice 100 Community members bike laps to raise money for bicycle and pedestrian advocacy group FERGUS FALLS, MINN. (May 18, 2016) – Over the weekend, almost 100 community members showed up at Lake Alice to participate in the fourth annual Lake Alice 100. The event brings people together to bike for ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Minnesota Department of Health Designates LRH as “Stroke Ready” 3-Year Designation recognizes preparedness to deliver high-quality stroke care (FERGUS FALLS, MN) The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has announced that Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) joins 95 hospitals recognized for their preparedness to evaluate, stabilize and provide emergency treatment to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, April 28, 2016
    Larson Insurance presented "Minnesota Top Ten" Award Dan Thelen, Executive Vice President and Barry Preslaski, Regional Vice President present the"Minnesota Top Ten" award from Auto-Owners Insurance Company to Jamie , Myron and Mickey Larson * #5 - LARSON INSURANCE * "So BLESSED and THANKFUL for our great agency associates, the great companies partners we work with ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    Best Western & Bigwood Event Center Linda Huber Presented “Star of Excellence” Award A little insight on Linda and her position at the Best Western & Bigwood Event Center I started as a Banquet Server two years ago. I was then promoted to Banquet Captain in 2015 and have since became the Banquet Manager in February of 2016. I oversee events and make sure our guests are ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts
    Monday, April 18, 2016
    Congratulations Service Food Market on becoming a GOLD PARTNER of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your Partnership ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community
    Monday, April 18, 2016
    Congratulations Security State Bank on becoming a GOLD PARTNER of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your Partnership ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Chamber, Community
    Tuesday, April 05, 2016
    "A great big thank you to my associates as we are again in the "TOP TEN" in MN with Auto-Owners Insurance Company for both Property & Casualty and Life Production. A lot of great agencies in MN and we are proud to be among the elite." - Larson Insurance- Making Your Insurance Experience Better! That’s our motto. Our team of experienced professionals want to help you ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Community
    Tuesday, April 05, 2016
    Chamber Events – 2016 Chamber Events: April 7 Lunch & Learn: Digital Marketing , co-hosted by SmartSearch, Bigwood Event Center, 12-1pm: RSVP: 218-346-8653 10-16 National Volunteer Week 14 “Club 505” Business After Hours, Pebble Lake Golf Club, 5:05-6:45pm 25 Earth Day “Club 505” Business After Hours, hosted by Docu-Shred, Bigwood Event Center, 5:05-7:05pm 27 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Fun Facts
    Monday, April 04, 2016
    Congratulations Calla Lily Designs on becoming a GOLD PARTNER of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your Partnership ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, April 01, 2016
    What is Club 505? Club 505 is the latest, greatest version of the Chamber’s traditional “Business After Hours” networking event. It’s a social event where people come together to meet others in the community in a relaxed and fun setting. Club 505 is not speed-dating and it’s not just for business people. Everyone is welcome and there’s no fee to attend! Light ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts
    Tuesday, March 22, 2016
    Parkinson’s: Know More, Live Better Local Parkinson’s Support Group Hosting National Parkinson’s Foundation Speaker (FERGUS FALLS, Minn.) – Lake Region Healthcare invites you to attend a special event in conjunction with The National Parkinson’s Foundation of Minnesota. The program is titled “Parkinson’s: Know More, Live Better” and will be held on ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, March 21, 2016
    LRH Implementing Patient & Family Advisory Council Public Invited to Kick Off Speaker Lisa Juliar on the topic of Patient & Family Engagement (FERGUS FALLS, MN) Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) Community members are invited to an informative presentation about the importance of being involved in your healthcare experience and a new initiative designed to foster more patient involvement to ...read more
    Categories: Education, Chamber, Human Interest
    Friday, March 18, 2016
    Congratulations Bremer Bank on becoming a SILVER PARTNER of the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! #WELOVEOURPARTNERS Why Become a Partner? Partner Packages as well as Title Sponsorships of Events are available on a first-come, first served basis year round. Packages, sponsorships and à l carte items are benefits in addition to your annual membership investment. Your Partnership ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, March 10, 2016
    Local Agent & MIIAB President Jamie Larson from Larson Insurance Featured Article Courtesy of: https://issuu.com/miiab /docs/03-16 Happy Spring! I want to give you an update on what we have been doing and what we are planning for the remainder of the year. We have been working on a long range plan, meeting with companies, lobbying, keeping you informed on legislative issues, adding members, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research
    Wednesday, March 09, 2016
    FF Family Insurance agent earns honor for customer service Published 10:57am Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Annabelle Lee, an American Family Insurance agent in Fergus Falls, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. Annabelle Lee “Customers are our number one focus, and agents who earn the ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, March 01, 2016
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 24, 2016
    Service Food Market Elli Larson Presented “Star of Excellence” Award A little insight on Elli and position at Service Food I work in the produce department at Service Food. I started about 1 ½ ago. I stock and organize the shelves; prepare fresh fruit salads and help customers with questions. In August 2015 I started setting up our in-store sales flyers and took charge of our ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Thursday, January 07, 2016
    "Two groups of people come in for lunch today because they heard us on the radio this morning! They said they'd heard of Socials but hadn't had a chance to come in, the show triggered their memory about it and they were curious to give us a try. They both really enjoyed the food and experience. Thank you so much for having me on today, if you ever need a review or a recommendation ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Chamber
    Wednesday, January 06, 2016
    Chamber of Commerce Launches “Fergus Falls Star of Excellence” Recognition The Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to launch a new platform for recognizing and celebrating superior customer service provided by Chamber members, “Fergus Falls Star of Excellence.” “Many people in Fergus Falls love to serve and continuously go ‘the extra mile’ ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 05, 2016
    Pictured: Jackie Formo (Chamber), Bud Nornes (State Rep of MN), Craig Mullen (Mullen Insurance), Sandy King (West Central Initiative), Paul Hilt (Sky Digital Advertising), Carol Juul (Thrivent Financial- Carol Juul), Taylor Larson & Tammy Banks (Best Western Falls Inn & Suites) The Sky’s the Limit when using Sky Digital Advertising. Chamber Ambassadors welcomed Paul Hilt of Sky ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Monday, December 07, 2015
    LRH Moving into New Clinic Thursday & Friday, Opening to Public on Monday Walk-In Clinic and Family Medicine Dept. Prepared to Help Patients During Move (FERGUS FALLS, Minn.) – Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) will move into its new 30-million dollar 80,000 square foot state of the art clinic building on time and on budget later this week. “This is a very exciting time for our ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, November 19, 2015
    Anytime Fitness is known for its convenient 24 hour access for its Fitness Center members. Your full access membership includes personal training, tanning, and a variety of group fitness classes (some affordable additional fees may apply). One of the biggest perks is with a membership, you receive full access to thousands of locations worldwide. Matt Saurer (Owner) has been dedicated to the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Thursday, November 19, 2015
    This tasteful new motel sparkles across from West Battle Lake. With 13 elegantly appointed rooms and 2-3 bedroom bi-level suites, they offer a variety of options. Battle Lake Inn & Suites is Handicap Accessible, pet friendly, has hassle free keyless entry, and accepts less than a full week’s stay. This sweet escape is perfect for visiting family and friends, Outdoorsmen, family ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Thursday, November 19, 2015
    Pizza Ranch of Fergus Falls is proud to celebrate their 10 th Anniversary here in Fergus Falls. Over the years, changes have been made to virtually every aspect of Pizza Ranch’s products, services and operations. Guest satisfaction is truly what they strive for at Pizza Ranch so they are constantly making changes to increase consistency, efficiency, quality and selection. This location ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Thursday, November 19, 2015
    The Market is known for its unique products and returning clientele. Over the years they have proven to be a “must see” shop in Fergus Falls. They really do have “something for everyone.” What once started out in a tiny corner has now expanded in another dream come true here in our business community. Offering a great variety of items throughout the store, it’s easy ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, November 19, 2015
    Cooper’s Technology Group held its grand reopening ceremony Tuesday, marking a recovery from massive water damage on New Year’s Day. The revamped office supply sales area and showroom were on full display Tuesday afternoon after a summer-long remodel. The Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Cooper’s welcomed the community to see the new look at the office supply and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 18, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 20015 Lakeland Home Care celebrates its 30th Anniversary (Fergus Falls, MN) Lakeland Home Care celebrated its 30th Anniversary on Wednesday with an open house at their offices in the Eisenhower complex at 805 East Channing Ave in Fergus Falls. Lakeland Home Care began in 1985 as Lake Region Home Health Care, part of the Lake Region Healthcare system. In 2006 it ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, November 12, 2015
    Ink lovers flocked into Old Crow Tattoo Co to see what it had to offer and were blown away. This eclectic addition to down town has custom tattooing; specializing in traditional, new school, black & grey, color, cover ups and re-works. And that’s not all, this “dream come true isn’t just your average Tattoo Parlor, it’s featuring many local talented Artisans. Custom ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, October 23, 2015
    Contact: Katie Johnson VP of Marketing and Communications Lake Region Healthcare 218.736.8193 kjohnson@lrhc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 23, 2015 Cole Receives National Certification in Driver Rehabilitation LRH Occupational Therapist one of only 360 in US and Canada (Fergus Falls, MN) Lake Region Healthcare is pleased to announce that Lisa Cole, Occupational Therapist, has recently ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Sheri Meis is Awarded for TOP SALES in the state of MN for AFLAC!
    Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Human Interest
    Thursday, October 01, 2015
    Employee Spotlight: Melissa Black Crime Victim Advocate, Domestic Violence Program Someplace Safe Fergus Falls Otter Tail Advocacy Office Length of Time with Someplace Safe: 5 years What I like best about working for Someplace Safe: The opportunity to help empower victims of crime and intimate partner violence. Being able to be a part of the transformation from victim to survivor is what keeps ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts
    Thursday, September 24, 2015
    Anderson Named COO at LRH (Fergus Falls, MN) Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) is pleased to announce Lucia Anderson, MBA, BSN, RN, has been named Chief Operating Officer in addition to her role as Chief Nursing Officer for the organization. Anderson has served as the Senior VP – Operations/Chief Nurse Executive since 2011 and has been a member of the LRH team since 1999. She has served as an ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015
    LMHC Introduces Dr. Steven Manning, M.D. LMHC is pleased to announce that Dr. Steven Manning, M.D. has joined LMHC’s psychiatry team. Dr. Manning, M.D. is a Board Certified Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist who has 19 years of experience in providing behavioral health services. He primarily provides psychiatric services to children and adolescents 18 years of age and younger who are ...read more
    Friday, September 04, 2015
    Contact: Jean Bowman, 218-332-5425 Whitney Sponsler, 218-332-5457 Convention & Visitors Bureau Kicks-off Sports Focus Sponsler Hired for Sports Marketing September 3, 2015 -The Fergus Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) added Sports Marketing as a strategic focus last spring. The addition of Sports Marketing Manager, Whitney Sponsler in May, plus a sports summit held last week and ...read more
    Thursday, September 03, 2015
    Another Voice for Rural Minn. ;Local Director elected to Minnesota Chamber board The director of the Fergus Falls Chamber of Commerce has been elected to the board of directors for the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. She will represent Chamber of Commerce executives from across Minnesota. “It allows a stronger voice with the Minnesota Chamber in representing the Fergus Falls area business ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Thursday, September 03, 2015
    UNITED WAY OF OTTER TAIL COUNTY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2015 Contact: Christi Stoll United Way of Otter Tail County Phone: 218-770-9406 PRESS RELEASE New and Gently Used Coats Needed for Coats for Kids Drive! The Coats for Kids drive is now underway in Otter Tail County. This program helps to defray cold weather clothing costs for parents who may not be able to afford it. Last year, ...read more
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