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To the sound of thunderous applause from numerous children and families that attended the Sept. 19 Fergus Falls City Council session, Phase II of the Downtown Riverfront project bid was awarded to Comstock Construction, making a splash pad in downtown Fergus Falls a reality, as well as a hug…

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The Fergus Falls City Council gave the green light to an airport runway repair project that will address the taxiway and apron by having cracks filled and joint repairs performed to maintain the integrity of the runway contingent upon the receipt of a state/federal grant agreement

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It’s a project that would be massive in scale. A roadway and trail that would go from State Highway 210 and the County Highway 29 intersection all the way across to Water Plant Road at County Highway 1 and a trail alongside that would connect the Hoot Lake trail to the Central Lakes trail.

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A local group of that has organized in Fergus Falls called “Make a Splash,” wants to do just that with an event being planned for Sept. 1, in a community wide effort to bring a splash pad to downtown Fergus Falls and specifically what would have been Phase II of the Downtown Riverfront Proje…

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In the normally quiet neighborhood, known by most as the Jensen Addition in Fergus Falls, several streets will see mill and overlay work being done through the end of the week, Sep. 2.

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With primary voting underway for a number of state and county elections, five candidates have now filed to run for positions on the Fergus Falls City Council.

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Two resolutions were discussed at the Fergus Falls City Council meeting, on Aug. 1, approving the final aquatics center report and a separate resolution calling for an election on a sales and use tax for city aquatics center and DeLagoon Park improvement projects.

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In a regular, but very brief Fergus Falls City Council meeting held on July 18, council members approved the ending of the local option sales tax for the Fergus Falls Public library.

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A major road project has been shelved following unanimous voting by the Fergus Falls City Council citing increased costs and bids that were beyond what had been previously provided.

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In a stunning development at the May 11 regular session of the Fergus Falls City Council, it was learned that due to rising project and material costs, Phase II of the Downtown Riverfront Project could look much different going forward because of a projected $3 million gap in funding.

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The Fergus Falls City Council, on Mar. 13, at the Committee of the Whole meeting discussed changing city code and making operators seek a conditional use permit for any future halfway houses or other facilities that would house five or more unrelated individuals that were receiving services.

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In a surprise development, Fergus Falls Public Schools have backed out of a proposed plan that would have seen the main tower of the Kirkbride, or Building 1, being retrofitted to house elementary school grades for the district.

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It is an event that only comes once. The 150th commemorative Fergus Falls City Council meeting took place on Mar. 30, at 5 p.m. at City Hall’s Council Chambers.

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The Downtown Riverfront project is massive in scale, and the first in decades to specifically transform the downtown area. Phase 1 is currently being constructed, which includes a new market structure with storage and restroom facilities, and Phase 2 is being planned.

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In a regular session of the Fergus Falls City Council held on Monday, Mar. 21, the topic of most concern to city residents was a planned pedestrian bridge to be built as part of Phase 2 of the Downtown Riverfront Project.

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In an interesting twist, Fergus Falls School District 544 may be interested in occupying part of the Kirkbride, part of the former Regional Treatment Center (RTC), but only if it is financially feasible.

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In a regular session of the Fergus Falls City Council on Monday, two consent agenda items were approved relating to the Westridge Mall property on the west side of the city.

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A tribute to a local doctor that was beloved by many families in the community, NP Park at 520 South Cascade Street will be renamed Dr. Allen Magnuson Park in memory of Dr. Allen E. Magnuson, a local pediatrician who served Fergus Falls and surrounding communities as a beloved pediatrician w…

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A big item on the agenda for the Fergus Falls City Council at Monday’s meeting revolved around a long-proposed idea for an aquatic center to be built in the city.

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At Tuesday’s regular Fergus Falls City Council session, a professional services agreement with Stantec Engineering Services was discussed regarding the planned Phase III work being proposed at the former Kirkbride designed Regional Treatment Center (RTC), and what the scope of that work woul…

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After much debate and two votes against the Fergus Falls City Council has approved the contract for a management and fixed base operator (FBO) contract for the new airport manager position at the Fergus Falls Municipal airport. Despite two council members voicing their dissent to the contrac…

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The final cost hearing was held Monday at the regular session of the Fergus Falls City Council for a combined street and utility improvement project to take place this year. The project encompasses Bancroft Avenue, from Cascade to Whitford streets, and Whitford Street from Alcott to Channing…

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Even though work is already in progress with Phase 1 of the Downtown Riverfront Project, Phase 2 is on the horizon and the city of Fergus Falls and the City Council are making sure the needed funding will be available to complete the first update to the downtown corridor since 1989. 

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NP Park in Fergus Falls may soon see a bunch of new playground equipment thanks to the Noon Kiwanis club. A thorough and detailed presentation was given by Sarah Duffy and Tami Vigessa giving the Fergus Falls City Council an update of where they are at in the fundraising and planning process.

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Comstock Construction Inc., of Fergus Falls was announced Monday at the Fergus Falls City Council meeting as the winning bidder to become the general contractor for the long planned and anticipated downtown riverfront balcony enhancement and stabilization project. The project is massive in s…

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The first dog park to ever be built in the city limits of Fergus Falls is one step closer to reality after a presentation from Fergus Falls Public Works Director Len Taylor at Wednesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting. 

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Monday night’s regular session of the Fergus Falls City Council saw two resolutions designating the Victor Lundeen building and the Northern Pacific Depot in downtown Fergus Falls as local historic landmarks. Both resolutions passed with a unanimous roll call vote of all council members.

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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.

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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. 

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The Fergus Falls City Council kept the Hoot Lake Solar Farm project on track Monday night with the unanimous approval of Ordinance 11.

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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.

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