Before children can read, they are enthralled by the pictures on the pages of books read to them by family and friends. The sole best artist of children’s books is awarded the Randolph Caldecott Medal each year. The Fergus Falls Public Library hosts former Caldecott Committee member, Gail Nordstrom, to lead a workshop on Saturday, February 17th. Nordstrom will share her experience and knowledge about what makes a picture book distinguished. If art is subjective, what are the criteria that make one picture
Sen. Westrom, Rep. Anderson, Rep. Franson, and Professional Caregivers at Knute Nelson | Walker Methodist Discuss Improving Access to Care and Raising Caregiver Wages
Sen. Westrom, Rep. Anderson, Rep. Franson, and Professional Caregivers at Knute Nelson | Walker Methodist Discuss Improving Access to Care and Raising Caregiver Wages ALEXANDRIA, MN – Workforce challenges, caregiver’s wages, and access to care for older adults were the top concerns shared by employees of Knute Nelson | Walker Methodist during a recent legislative visit with Sen. Torrey Westrom, Rep. Mary Franson and Rep. Paul Anderson. Minnesota is home to more than one million people aged 65 and older.
News Release Legacy Financial Partners Recognized as a Best-in-State Wealth Management Team by Forbes February 2, 2024 – Legacy Financial Partners, a private wealth advisory practice with Ameriprise Financial, was named to the list of “Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams” published by Forbes. The list recognizes financial advisors and their teams who have demonstrated high levels of ethical standards, professionalism, and success in the business. The rankings are
4t Creative Announces Launch of Three Dynamic Websites, Boosting Online Presence for Diverse Clients
[Fergus Falls, MN] — 4t Creative, a leading digital creative agency known for its innovative web design and strategic digital marketing services, is proud to announce the successful launch of new websites for three clients: Tippy Canoe, OLV School, and Children's Corner Learning Center. These launches mark a significant step forward in enhancing the online visibility and user experience for each organization. Tippy Canoe - https://www.tippy-canoe.com/ The new Tippy Canoe website is a fresh, vibrant online
We have GREAT news! The Fergus Falls Chamber is offering a WAGE REIMBURSEMENT for paid student interns in high-demand career areas (listed below). We understand the workforce shortage challenge and are providing creative solutions to fill your talent pipeline. Businesses that provide a high-quality paid internship in a high-demand growing career area such as healthcare, social services, transportation, trades, manufacturing, education, childcare, public service and general business may apply for up to $500
Selecting the right bandwidth package for your internet needs is crucial in ensuring a seamless online experience. As your internet service provider, we understand the importance of meeting the demands of modern connectivity, especially as households and businesses continue to integrate more devices into their networks. Important factors to consider when choosing a bandwidth package include the following: 1. Usage Patterns: Different households and businesses have varying needs based on activities
Twice a year, you may experience some degree of television interference due to “sun outages.” Such outages are caused by a phenomenon called a “solar satellite interference.” These brief outages occur when the sun is in direct line behind a satellite transmitting cable signals. When the sun is aligned with a satellite, solar radiation interferes with the satellite’s signal and causes a brief signal outage. Sun outages occur every year in the spring and fall and last approximately a week each time. During
West Central Initiative invites grant proposals now through February 26 for the Floyd and Harriet Miller Endowment Fund and Inga M. Johnson Endowment Fund. “These endowment funds were created by philanthropists who wanted to support their favorite causes and organizations in the Fergus Falls community,” said West Central Initiative’s Director of Development Rebecca Lynn Petersen. West Central Initiative will award the grants, ranging between $500 to $2,500 in March. Floyd and Harriet Miller Endowment
The Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce has been awarded a “Future Ready Workforce Grant” from the Greater Twin Cities United Way and the Minnesota Chamber Foundation to amplify quality work experience for youth in the area. United Way’s Future Ready Workforce Fund invests in partnerships focused on expanding the number of high-quality work experiences for young people. This powerful partnership between the Minnesota Chamber Foundation, Greater Twin Cities United Way and local chambers of commerce seeks
All Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce business members have their own page on our website, and now, our website is better than ever! If you have not been to our site lately, please check it out today: www.FergusFalls.com. More than 300,000 visits were made to the Chamber website in 2023. There is a community calendar to find all of the area events you are looking for, business hot deals (sales, discounts, or promotions being offered), job openings, and all the information you need to know at your
Park Region is thrilled to announce the date of the Annual Meeting and Customer Appreciation Event which will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at the Underwood Public School. Doors will open at 5pm. Enjoy a famous Underwood Lion's pork chop and all the fixings in the commons area, then make your way to the gym to register for the meeting, visit with staff members and our Board of Directors, see product demonstrations and more. Our Annual Meeting will begin at 6:30pm, followed by numerous prize
As 2023 comes to a close, the Fergus Falls Public Library staff invite you to “A Bookish Celebration 2023.” Join friends and neighbors for a cozy night of book recommendations, literary prizes, free book giveaways, refreshments and more. Wondering what to read next? There are no shortages of web sites, spokespeople, and news stories to suggest a great reading list. Now, the Fergus Falls Public Library offers an option closer to home! Library staff will share a lightning round of 40 book recommendations in
Park Region is excited to provide live local sports for the winter sports season including hockey and basketball. Watch the Fergus Falls Otters, Underwood Rockets, Ashby Arrows, and Rothsay Tigers on prtvnow! channel 1 and channel 2. All live events are streamed online at www.parkregion.com/prtv/. The current sports schedule can be found online at www.parkreigon.com/prtv/prtv-schedule/. Since the schedules are subject to change, follow us on Facebook or Instagram for any updates that may occur.
The City of Fergus Falls is considering implementing a five percent franchise fee on utilities (gas and electricity) for residents in Fergus Falls. This new funding mechanism would provide funds to resurface and reconstruct city streets, a high priority for the public and council. Unlike the name may imply, a franchise fee has nothing to do with a store or restaurant franchise. Rather it is a fee paid by a utility company to the city for the use of our public rights-of-way (usually underground) for utility