Chamber of Commerce

Fergus Falls group sells sales tax at Capitol

Fergus Falls sent a diverse contingent down to the state capitol on Wednesday to ask individual Minnesota state legislators to approve the local option sales tax that would pay for the city’s community ice arena. The day after the meeting, feeling among the seven people who went was that things went very well. “It was […]

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Businesses have new connection

Anyone who runs a business will say it’s a lot more difficult than it looks, especially in Minnesota at a time when jobs are moving to surrounding states. That’s why the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce launched BusinessConnection, an online database and referral network of businesses’ most frequently asked questions about doing business in the state, […]

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Port Authority haggles over funds for Chamber

From The Daily Journal: Oct. 17 – 23 1985 The Fergus Falls Port Authority haggled over the cost of weaning economic development efforts from the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday morning. The Chamber requested $25,000 in city or port authority funds to carry out work that has in the past been done by […]

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