national register of historic places

Fargo Commissioners Approve 2023 Budget, Look at Options To Save Historic House

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo City Commissioners pass the city’s nearly $112 million 2023 General Fund Budget, a 7% increase over 2022. The biggest increases are in employee salaries and benefits. They were also presented with a couple of alternatives to save an historic house. John and Sherri Stern own the house built in 1958 by Elizabeth Wright Ingraham, the…

Wings of the Kirkbride Could Become Senior Apartment Homes

The Fergus Falls building is one of the last few left in the United States

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The Fergus Falls State Hospital was built in 1890 and was once one of more than 70 Kirkbrides across the United States. “It was a more humane like setting, instead of a prison–like setting which was common in the nineteenth century,” said Carl Schuelke, executive director at the Otter Tail County Historical Society. But it’s now…