Golden Memories of the Fergus Falls Area
Late 1940s – Early 1970s

Photo of Tom Hintgen's book
Photo of interior page from Tom Hintgen's book

Golden Memories of the Fergus Falls Area is a trip down memory lane, not just for area residents, but for all who remember their first car, corner grocery stores, penny candy and drive-in theaters. Author Tom Hintgen, a newspaper reporter for many years, donated all proceeds from his book to the Otter Tail County Historical Society. 176 pages.

  • created/organized chapter layout
  • performed advanced edit
  • located vintage graphics
  • edited photos
  • designed cover
  • managed entire prepress process



  • Advanced edit
  • Layout & Design
  • Typesetting
  • Proofreading
  • Project Management
  • Publishing


Genre: History

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From the Author

“Joy had the professionalism I needed in order to complete my book project. I fully appreciated her expertise in layout and design, editing of my written words and for her additional suggestions to make my publication the best it could be.”

Tom Hintgen

Fergus Falls, Minnesota

“Joy Minion is simply a pleasure to work with. Extremely professional and competent, Joy guides you through a process that can be daunting. We have worked with Joy and local authors on several projects and highly recommend her work.”

Chris Schuelke

Executive Director @ Otter Tail County Historical Society, Fergus Falls, Minnesota