U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar stopped in Fergus Falls Thursday as she traveled north to visit with former U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson.
At its March 25 agenda meeting in St. Paul, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved construction of the Hoot Lake Solar Project, a 49.9-megawatt renewable energy initiative brought forward by Otter Tail Power Company (OTP).
A resolution authorizing the purchase of a $138,265 mobile performance stage from Stageline was passed Monday by the Fergus Falls City Council.
The Fergus Falls Committee of the Whole looked at the Heritage Preservation Commission’s 2021 goals Wednesday before handling a large agenda of recommendations from staff for Monday’s City Council meeting.
In his seventh year as Pelican Rapids mayor, Brent E. Frazier enjoys advocating for his community by extending friendly sentiment both in his role as mayor and in his personal life.
A prayer offered before the Fergus Falls City Council meeting Monday evening by Hindu statesman Rajan Zed drew approximately 25 people to City Hall with signs and prayers.
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Kevin Ballard, resident and city council member in Pelican Rapids, is proud to serve the community he grew up in. The father of four is an empty-nester who enjoys staying busy with his various hobbies.
A construction start date for Hoot Lake Solar has not been determined according to Stephanie Hoff, director of Otter Tail Power public relations.
The Fergus Falls City Council kept the Hoot Lake Solar Farm project on track Monday night with the unanimous approval of Ordinance 11.
The Fergus Falls City Council kept the wheels turning Monday on the Hoot Lake Solar Farm and pulled the trigger on the first phase of the Downtown Riverfront project.
Fergus Falls Public Works Director Len Taylor and Otter Tail County’s Cedar Walters tantalized the Fergus Falls Committee of the Whole Wednesday morning with the prospect of participating in an organic waste pilot program.
The Fergus Falls City Council’s well-intentioned extension of two weeks for the Airport Advisory Committee (AAC) to make a recommendation contrary to the one they unanimously approved Jan. 25 led to some drama Tuesday night at City Hall.
The Fergus Falls City Council’s well-intentioned extension of two weeks for the Airport Advisory Committee to make a recommendation contrary to the one they unanimously approved Jan. 25 led to some drama Tuesday night at City Hall.
The Fergus Falls City Council will be entertaining a recommendation Tuesday from the Airport Advisory Committee on the hiring of a new airport manager.
In January 2021, the League of American Bicyclists recognized the city of Fergus Falls with a bronze level Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) award, earning it a place alongside over 1,400 businesses across the country contributing to the movement to build a more Bicycle Friendly America.
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA), an organization whose focus is to advance excellence in public finance, has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the city of Fergus Falls for its comprehensive annua…
Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who delivered the first Hindu prayer to open the United States Senate, is slated to deliver the invocation at the Fergus Falls City Council meeting March 15. Zed has traveled across the country, opening meetings with Hindu mantras and prayers at a city, state and n…
The Fergus Falls City Council passed a resolution at Monday’s meeting to increase the service benefits for retiring paid on-call firefighters.
Based on the scoring summary designed by global aviation consultant Landrum and Brown, the Fergus Falls Airport Advisory Board and city staff are recommending Kreg Anderson of Alexandria Aviation for the position of Fergus Falls Municipal Airport manager.
In a presentation to the Fergus Falls City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 19, architect Bill Hickey with Collaborative Design Group, reported that the ongoing Regional Treatment Center (RTC) Reuse Master Plan study has reached two major conclusions. First, while affected by lack of occupancy, age,…
The Fergus Falls Port Authority (FFPA) elected new officers for 2021 Tuesday in their first meeting of 2021.
The Fergus Falls City Council approved a resolution Tuesday to support the authority to impose a local sales tax to fund specific capital improvements.
The Fergus Falls City Council plans to continue the single- and two-family tax rebate program in 2021.
Jason Schuetzle, building official with the city of Fergus Falls, was born, baptized, raised, confirmed, graduated, married, and has raised his family in the great community. Throughout his career he has worked throughout the Upper Midwest and is proud to work with the best developers, contr…
An avid bicyclist and family man, Tom Rufer is nearing the beginning of his next four-year term as Fergus Falls Ward 2’s City Council Member. With the goal of making Fergus Falls a great place to live for generations to come, Rufer accepts the challenges and rewards of his duties with a smil…
The Fergus Falls City Council paved the way for a River's Edge Development project on the corner of East Lincoln and North Cascade with two public hearings Monday evening in their final meeting of 2020.
Krista Hagberg is nearing the halfways point in her term as Fergus Falls City Council representative for Ward 1. She enjoys representing the people of Ward 1 in addition to her regular day job and spending time outdoors with her family. Now that she has a glue gun in hand, all can see where …
Questions, comments and answers about the Hoot Lake Solar Project mixed together into a 90-minute public meeting Tuesday night at City Hall in Fergus Falls.
Andrew Bremseth, Fergus Falls city administrator and resident of Fergus Falls, helps balance the evolution of the city while keeping it’s best interests in mind. He strives for continuous improvement for the community and enjoys improving the lives of Fergus Falls residents. The Daily Journa…
The Fergus Falls Planning Commission convened three public hearings Monday night and ended by approving two conditional-use permits (CUP) and one rezoning by roll-call vote.
The Fergus Falls Downtown Riverfront Council (“FFDRC”) is pleased to announce that planning is underway for the fourth annual Over the River Holiday Festival set for Saturday, Dec. 5. The FFDRC, along with several individuals and organizations, including the city of Fergus Falls, Kaddatz Gal…
As Minnesota reached the grim milestone of more than 3,000 lives lost due to COVID-19, cities and towns across the state illuminated dozens of Minnesota landmarks in purple light to honor victims of COVID-19 and the front-line workers battling the pandemic.
A considerable amount of the Fergus Falls City Council’s time Monday evening was spent discussing trees.
Solar power is coming to Fergus Falls.
The local election results for Fergus Falls City Council resulted in overwhelming support for current members, all of whom will remain in place for the next four years.
In the midst of a public health crisis, residents of Fergus Falls have been able to count on Lake Region Healthcare for thoughtful local leadership and up-to-date health resources. When the city of Fergus Falls received an allocation of CARES funding from the state of Minnesota, it was quick…
Councilman Brent Thompson floated an appealing notion at Wednesday morning’s Committee of the Whole session in Fergus Falls.
The Fergus Falls City Council passed a resolution providing for the issuance and sale of $7,405,000 general obligation bonds Monday in their first meeting of October.
The second night of debates hosted by KBRF and Daily Journal Media took place on Thursday, Oct. 1 at Fergus Falls City Hall. Candidates for city Council and mayor went head to head to discuss subjects such as economic development, creating a welcoming community and challenges facing the city.
The Fergus Falls Planning Commission approved a variance of property at 1304 Brenvei Drive and the rezoning of 43 acres of Fergus Falls Port Authority (FFPA) land Monday after public hearings at City Hall.
With debate season in full swing, voters are getting to know candidates through their thoughts and words. Locally, Otter Tail County Community Debate: Night 2, will continue to help inform voters as the second of three debates will kick off at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Fergus Falls City Administrator Andrew Bremseth received the approval from the city council Monday to look at reallocating CARES funding in an effort to cover COVID-19 expenses.
The Census Bureau is scheduled to end data collection this month on Sept. 30 and Otter Tail County is sitting at only a 55.3% self-response rate, one of the lowest in the state, compared to a state-wide self-response rate of 73.9%.
Public engagement for the new plan begins with a virtual public workshop on Sept. 17, 2020; other engagement and community events to follow.
Deconstruction work on the former Mid-Am Dairy site in Fergus Falls has progressed to the point where contractors have brought the complex down to its foundation.
The Fergus Falls City Council approved a resolution Monday on a purchase agreement with Rivers Edge Investments LLC, for the sale of the city-owned lot at Lincoln Avenue and Cascade Street.
A request that Fergus Falls city staff apply for a Bicycle Friendly Business designation Wednesday was approved by the Committee of the Whole.
The Fergus Falls City Council passed resolutions Monday on tax rebates for four properties in Fergus Falls.
Members of the Fergus Falls City Council breezed through six discussion items Wednesday during the first Committee of the Whole meeting since March 11.
Fergus Falls Mayor Ben Schierer proclaimed Sunday, July 26 as a day of recognition for Americans with a disability during Monday night’s City Council meeting.
Outdoor enthusiasts looking to spend time in some of Fergus Falls’ parks may want to reconsider a trip to Barefoot Park, located at the end of St. Andrew’s Street by Quality Toyota, alongside the Otter Tail River. With demolition and cleanup underway at the Mid-Am Dairy property park mainten…