Kaddatz Galleries Hosts La Valleur Salon Talks
Kaddatz Galleries Hosts La Valleur Salon Talks Photojournalist Barbara La Valleur will lead two salons in connection with her photo exhibit Hola, Cuba! at The Kaddatz Galleries in Fergus Falls. On Sat., April 22 the Battle Lake and Ashby native will present, “How I went from being a 15-year-old owner of a 1937 Chevy in Battle Lake to being an award winning international photojournalist in Germany.” This salon will appeal to students of all ages interested in photography and art or a communications career, as well as mid-career people looking to expand income options, and anyone who appreciates great photography. On Sat., May 6 La Valleur will present, “My 55-year journey as an International Photojournalist” and “Why I took the photos, how I choose the subject matter and the responsibilities of a photojournalist.” La Valleur will offer easy-to-follow tips for improving family and vacation photographs whether using an iPhone or a Nikon. Participants are encouraged to bring up to three favorite photos for critique. Both salons are 2-4 p.m. at the Kaddatz Galleries, 111 W Lincoln, Fergus Falls, MN and are free and open to the public. They are made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through grants […]
Meet our Board Members
Doug is one of the co-owners of Goose Group in Perham, MN. He is also a County Commissioner for Otter Tail County.
I grew up in Otter Tail County, then after high school moved away to college, then on to work in the Minneapolis area. After a few months working in the Twin Cities, I knew I wanted to get back to Otter Tail County, I came back on the weekends and…
Laura Hoffman Bjerke
Laura works with Goose Group. An organization that owns and operates multiple businesses in Perham, MN. NEST, Goose Gang, Wild Goose & Napa of Perham are just some of their operations.
Betsy is the President of the Otter Tail Lakes Country Association. She is also the Director of the Culture Center in New York Mills. "I grew up in New York Mills, and left after high school to pursue an education and professional experiences. After living in Minneapolis for 10 years,…
"These people. This place. It’s easy to say what brought us – and keeps us in Greater Minnesota." Jean Bowman is the Executive Director of Visit Fergus Falls.
Lisa Greene is the Marketing Manager at Arvig Communications.
Steve is the Marketing Manager at Pioneer Care in Fergus Falls, MN
Dean is the Mayor of Vergas, MN
Jim is the Mayor of Henning, MN.
"I grew up vacationing in Otter Tail County. After experiencing the lake lifestyle, I knew I wanted to live in Otter Tail Lakes Country. While the lakes and natural beauty brought me here, the wonderful people and community have made it my home!"
Emily is the Creative Director and is charge of marketing, advertising & social media at Fair Hills Resort, Five Lakes Resort & Wildflower Golf Course. She graduated from the University of St. Thomas and spent several years working in the Twin Cities before moving up to Detroit Lake permanently
Brad owns & operates Thumper Pond Resort & Golf Course in Ottertail, MN.
Come out to Vergas, MN to enjoy a great time for the whole family! We will have pumpkin painting, a hayride, local music, delicious food and a 5K race! Cost: Hayrides are $5.00 per person or $20.00 per family. 5K Race registration is $30. Food is available for sale by vendor (prices vary). Pumpkin painting and kids games are free. For more information visit www.cityofvergas.com or contact Julie Lammers at (218) 342-2091 or [email protected]
Grandparents Day Dessert Reception & Entertainment on September 10 from 1-2.30p. Entertainment TBD. For more information contact Ann Erhard, Director of Sales & Marketing, at +1 (218) [email protected]
Enjoy a great weekend of fun! Pageant Thursday night. Baseball game Friday night. Vendors, bean bag contest, beer garden & dance Saturday, and parade and water wars on Sunday. For more information visit: www.cityofvergas.com Contact: Renee Sonnenberg 218-841-0712 [email protected]
Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Battle Lake Discover Battle Lake’s past as we stroll through the downtown on Friday, July 21, 7 pm. Meeting Place: Lakes Area Community Center For more information and event prices visit www.otchs.org or contact Chris Schuelke at (218) 736-6038 or [email protected]
Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Pelican Rapids Discover the hidden history of Pelican Rapids on a story-telling walking tour with Chris Schuelke on Friday, July 14, 7 pm. Meeting Place: Historic City Hall in Pelican Rapids For more information and event prices visit www.otchs.org or contact Chris Schuelke at (218) 736-6038 or [email protected]
Stories from the Fergus Falls State Hospital State Hospital history and stories as we walk around the complex on Friday, July 7, 7 pm. Meeting place: Government Services Center Parking Lot For more information and event prices visit www.otchs.org or contact Chris Schuelke at (218) 736-6038 or [email protected]
Lake Alice Cyclone Tour Walk around Lake Alice on the 98th anniversary of Great Fergus Falls Cyclone on Wednesday, June 21, 7 pm. Meeting place: St. James Episcopal Church www.otchs.org For more information and event prices visit www.otchs.org or contact Chris Schuelke at (218) 736-6038 or [email protected]
East Otter Tail Summer History Series: Otter Tail County in World War I East Otter Tail Museum Tuesday, June 20, 2 pm www.otchs.org For more information and event prices visit www.otchs.org or contact Missy Hermes at (218) 736-6038 or [email protected]
Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Perham Discover historic buildings, people and events through a walking tour of downtown Perham on Thursday, Jun 15th at 7:00 PM. Meeting place: NP Park, Fergus Falls. For more information and event prices visit www.otchs.org or contact Chris Schuelke at (218) 736-6038 or [email protected]
Town & Country Breakfast, Grand Parade with 100+ entries, Bingo, Fresh Fry Bread, Carriage Rides, Elks Lodge Children Events, Family Fun Day with Fishing Tournament, Kiddie Tractor Pull, Minnow Races, Batting Cage, Crafts, Food & More. For more information, contact Shirley Uselman at (219) 632 -7704 or [email protected]
Downtown Fergus Falls Mystery Tour Twilight stroll through downtown reveals legendary events from the city’s past. Tour begins in front of the historic River Inn on Friday, June 9th at 8:00 PM. For more information and event prices visit www.otchs.org or contact Chris Schuelke at (218) 736-6038 or [email protected]
Join the Minnesota Waters & Prairie Chapter as they recognize all the partners that made the NCT in Fergus Falls possible and officially open the NCT. There will be a formal program at 1pm and then a variety of guided hikes offered afterward. For more information, visit the North Country Trail Association Facebook, or contact: Judy Carpenter at [email protected]
Mother’s Day Brunch at the Bigwood Event Center! Celebrate with us! Sunday, May 14 – introducing 3 seating times! 10:00 AM 11:30 AM 1:00 PM Reservations requested by 5/11 with 4+ parties. Walkin-s Welcome for parties of 3 or less. Menu released soon. For more information contact Ann Erhard, Director of Sales & Marketing, at +1 (218) [email protected]
The Fergus Falls Habitat for Humanity Spring Fling – Annual Fund Raiser Fergus Falls Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, our community and hope.Come enjoy the evening supporting the mission. A world where everyone has a decent and affordable place to live. We will be hosting a silent and live auction along with a great meal. Come support Habitat as it prepares to assist in even more families in 2017.