Ambassador Visits

Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors had a lovely visit with Chris and Shelly Mensing and son Jack, owners of Lakes Country Landscaping Perham, MN.

Lakes Country Landscaping & Irrigation proudly serves Perham, Ottertail, Dent, Detroit Lakes, Cormorant, Vergas, Battle Lake and surrounding areas. Unique Garden Decor, Mexican Metal Art, Concrete Statuary, Annuals, Perennials, Trees and Shrubs. Landscape Block, Concrete Edgers, Rock and Mulch. Complete Landscape & Sprinkler Installation.  Located at 906 2nd Ave NE, Perham (218-346-2197)

Pictured: Sue VonRuden (Perham Health), Sandy Palubicki (Perham Chamber), Chris & Shelly Mensing (owners), Shiloh Cariveau (Central MN Credit Union), Evie Fowler (Medical Accessories), Angie Wurgler (Knuttila Financial)

Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors recently visited Productive Alternatives at 802 Jenny Avenue, Perham.

They are a non-profit organization that provides services for people with disabilities, providing career planning, job evaluation, and job training to people with special needs.

You can visit their site for more information and program offerings at www.paiff.org

Pictured:  Shiloh Cariveau (Central MN Credit Union), Angie Wurgler (Knuttila Financial), Jill Loge (Thrifty Alternative Store), Jody Obrien, Sue VonRuden (Perham Health), Evie Fowler (Medical Accessories)


To have the Ambassadors visit your business, please contact:Evie at evie.king@perham.org


Business After Hours/Ambassador Visits

      To have Business After Hours, please contact: Angie Wurgler at angie@knuttilafinancial.com






Ambassador Visits


Pictured:  Angie Wurgler (Knuttila Financial), Sandy Krebs (Cable One), Deb Anstadt (Bremer Bank), Doreen Nelson (GrandStay Hotel), Nicky Jorgenson (Ottertail Glass), Neil Wrangham (Chamber Ambassador), Shiloh Cariveau (Central MN Credit Union), Amanda Selness (United Community Bank), Sandy Palubicki (Chamber Ambassador)

Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors recently visited Ottertail Glass. They are a full-service glass shop providing a wide range of glass products and services. Whether the job is a storm window repair or a new commercial store front, they will get the job done right. They love to use their knowledge of glass and glazing techniques to create some very unique and amazing glass features in customers' homes and businesses. 


We are based in Fergus Falls, and also provide service to Detroit Lakes, Pelican Rapids, Perham, Ottertail, Battle Lake, Elbow Lake, Alexandria, Barnesville, Fargo/Moorhead, and surrounding areas. For more information call (218) 736-6791, email mike@ottertailglass.com, or click here to vist online.




Pictured: Patricia Hamann (Hamann Family Dentistry), Angie Wurgler (Knuttila Financial), Doreen Nelson (GrandStay Hotel), Sandy Krebs (Cable One), Emma Otto (Perham Lakeside Tap Manager), Deb Anstadt (Bremer Bank), Shiloh Cariveau (Central MN Credit Union), Neil Wrangham (Chamber Ambassador)

New Banquet Room:  Very unique to the area is the Perham Lakeside Golf Course.  Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors went out to see the new added and beautiful addition to their event center.  With adding additional seating to the complex, they will be able to host all the great events here in Perham, Minnesota!  Whether it’s a wedding, a groom’s dinner, anniversary, or business function, our friendly staff is ready to serve you. When you are ready to plan your next event, call Emma at Lakeside Tap 218-346-6070 and she will be able to help you with any of your event needs.


Ambassador Visits

Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors extend a welcoming hand to the new Bongard's Retail store located at 210 East Main Street, Perham. Contact: 218-347-4142

You'll find a full, fresh selection of your favorite premium Bongards cheeses and butter, packaged for you to enjoy at home.  A great assortment of gift boxes also available.

Pictured: Sandy Palubicki (Chamber Ambassador), Sue VonRuden (Perham Health), Rendi Cae Meyer (Level 111), Sandy Krebs (Cable One), Linda Ogroske (Store Manager), Patricia Hamann (Hamann Family Dentistry), Shiloh Cariveau (Central Minnesota Credit Union), Angie Wurgler (Knuttila Financial), Neil Wrangham (Chamber Ambassador) 




Ambassador Visits

The Backyard in Perham recently added a new Grooming Salon. The Backyard is a retail storefront for pet supplies, bird seed and all of J & L products and services. Contact: 218-346-7487.

Patricia Hamann (Hamann Dentistry), Angie Wurgler (Knuttila Financial), Taylor Doll (Owner), Shiloh Cariveau (MN Credit Union), Tyler Doll (Owner), Sandy Palubicki (Perham Area Chamber).


Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors recently visited the Wild Goose. They have a beautiful family business with something for everyone.  Whether you’re seeking a special gift for a friend, beautiful jewelry, or are looking to refresh your home, step inside and be inspired.

 Pictured: Sue Huebsch (Owner), Angie Wurgler (Knuttila Financial), Shiloh Cariveau (MN Credit Union), Amanda Selness (United Community Bank), Doreen Nelson (The Crossings), Sandy Palubicki (Perham Area Chamber)


Ambassador Visits

The Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors recently visited Central Minnesota Credit Union's newly remodeled offices. As a member-owned organization, their vision is to enhance the lives of members and community through strength, service and growth. At Central Minnesota Credit Union, every member is an owner, and earnings are returned through better rates on savings and loans and lower fees. Stop by for a visit at 108 Judd Street in Perham, or call (218) 346-4450.

The Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors also visited Burgau Insurance Agency at their new location at 232 Market Drive in Perham. Burgau Insurance Agency specializes in Medicare health, prescription plans, and individual and family plans. Visit online at burgauinsurance.com or call (218) 346-2290. Congratulations LeAnn your new space!

To have the Ambassadors visit your business, please contact:

Evie at evie.king@perham.org.


Ambassador Visits

After an extensive remodeling project that changed the interior footprint of the Perham Dairy Queen, owners Mike & Marc Winjum have run the Dairy Queen for the past six years. The Perham Dairy Queen first operated downtown, when their father operated the business in 1990.  "Without good customers, we couldn't remodel."  We want to invest back into the community and are happy to be a part of a community that is growing. Our customers have been so supportive over the years.” 


Pictured: Lori Lindgren (Perham Health), Evie Fowler (Medical Accessories), Doreen Nelson (Grand Stay Hotel), Sue VonRuden (Perham Health), Marc Winjum (Owner), Neil Wrangham (Chamber Ambassador), Sandy Palubicki (Chamber Ambassador)

Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors recently had a visit at the new Beltone office in Perham. If you're looking for the best in hearing care, we invite you to discover the Beltone Difference. They are located at 655 3rd Ave SE, Perham or for appointment call 800-669-3171.

Pictured: Angie Wurgler (Knuttila Finance), Sandy Palubicki (Perham Chamber Ambassador), Dr. Dana Fagerlie, Evie Fowler (Medical Accessories)


Ambassador Visits

Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors visit Cutting Edge of Perham, Inc. They offer lawn care, tree and shrub trimming, weed control, landscaping, Sled and ATV repairs and more! They are also an Interstate Battery and Western Power Sports (WPS) dealer. You can find them conveniently located off the Fort Thunder Road in Perham, MN.



Perham Area Chamber Visit

Local officials, community leaders and Hilltop Lumber employees gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking for Hilltop Lumber's new showroom and Do It Best hardware store in Ottertail on Wednesday, Nov. 16.

Hilltop Lumber is a family-owned company with locations in Alexandria, Glenwood, Parkers Prairie, Brandon and Ottertail.

First row from left, Jim Espelund, Teresa Schoenrock*, Tonya Thorson*, Patty and Paul Klimek*, Brian Klimek*, John Carlson, John Haverland, Dan Whitehead, Sandy Palubicki and Kathy Wagenman.* Second row, from left, Brian Quiram, Duaine Steuber, Myron Lueders, Dave Haglund*, Loren Hawes, Eric Doll*, Mike Ahlfs, Matt Blashack*, Sarah Carlson, Ken Grewe, Doug Bjorkland and Kermit Nelson* (* denotes Hilltop Lumber employees) Debbie Irmen/FOCUS

Ambassador Visits

Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors visited the beautifully remodeled "old Perham Bakery" now Harmonious Architecure.

We believe in creating beautiful, innovative and sustainable designs.  Your home will be specific to your family and lifestyle.  It will honor and embrace the landscape it occupies.

                       There is no “one size fits all” when designing a lake home.

Sue VonRuden (Perham Health), Angie Wurgler (Knutilla Financial), Lori Mattfeld (United Community Bank), Patricia Hamann (Perham Family Dentistry), Sandy Krebs (Cable One), Sandy Palubicki (Chamber Rep), Evie Fowler (Medical Accessories), Kelli Wegscheid (Owner), Neil Wrangham (Ambassador)

Ribbon Cutting:

Harmonious Architecture, Jack Chivers Realty, Studio 60 Photography.........Congratulations!!



Ambassador Visit

Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors enjoyed a tour of Disgruntled Brewing. Disgruntled is all about brewing great world-class beer. One taste and you’ll know this is Midwest brewing at its finest. Well worth the trip. Love at first taste!

Pictured Left to Right: Angie Wurgler (Knuttila Financial), Sandy Krebs (Cabel One), Sandy Palubicki (Perham Chamber), Chris Reichert - Brewer, Patricia Hamman (Hamann Dentistry), Bret Doebbling – Owner & Brewer, Deb Anstadt (Bremer Bank), Lori Mattfeld (United Community Bank), Evie Fowler (Perham Health Medical Accessories), Doreen Nelson (GrandStay Hotel)

Chamber Visit

Representatives from the Perham Area Chamber of Commerce recently visited Sperling Modern Home in Ottertail. Specializing in flooring, tile, cabinets, countertops, wallcoverings, custom furniture and trim work, they offer big city options with small town values. 

For more information, call (218) 367-6919 or visit online at www.sperlingmodernhome.com.


Ambassador Visits

Lakes 99.5 Radio Station received a visit from Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors. They are in the same building on West Main Street but now have a window seat. So when doing a drive-by, give them a wave or a thumbs up. Their amazing team along with new and updated technology makes listening easier for the lakes area listeners. Thanks Greg Uselman, Joel Koetke and Jeff Leighton. Check them out at lakesradio.net

Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors visited the new owners Jennifer Carlson and husband Keith of SECOND HAND ROSE. Their business will provide services in the field of consignment/thrift store. They are located in Perham at 147 E Main St. or visit them on Facebook. Best wishes on your new journey!