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Carrington police chief dies in motorcycle crash

Brandon Sola, Chief of Police for the Carrington Police Department (CPD), was killed Tuesday, June 28 while riding his motorcycle. The North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) reported Wednesday that a...

After a petition to join Fessenden-Bowdon Dist. - Annexation for Seil approved

The Carrington School District will have to function with a little less money from property taxes for the foreseeable future as one district taxpayer has been allowed to annex into the Fessenden-Bowdon School District. At a special meeting of the...

Carrington Municipal Court: July 4, 2022

June 28, 2022 Julie Wright Kessel, Humble, Texas: exceeded speed limit, $25 Shane McCormack, Carrington, N.D.: animal-at-large, $25 Christine Marie Thompson, Minot, N.D.: exceeded speed limit, $10 Randy Allen Gisvold, Carrington, N.D.: failed to...

Flyin' at the Foster Fair!

The 90th Annual Foster County Fair was held on June 22 - 25. Enjoy a few snapshots taken over the four days of...

Carrington Fire Department presents check to Hoppe family

Northern Plains Electric Co-op Project Round Up awarded a grant to the Carrington Fire Department to help LeaAnn and Chuck defray her medical expenses. The fire department presented a check to them...

Around the state: July 4, 2022

The counties and cities within the state of North Dakota hold many interesting news stories. Here are just a few of the feature stories that others are reading in communities around the state. Stolen crude oil According to paperwork filed with the...

BSC honor Spring 2022 graduates

More than 600 students graduated from Bismarck State College after completing the Spring 2022 semester. The graduates were recognized at the college’s 82nd commencement ceremony held on May 13, 2022, at the Bismarck Event Center. Students who...

Resident feedback sought on smoke-free air ordinance

North Dakota's clean-air law, which is among the strongest in the country, is in jeopardy, local public health officials say. They want the Carrington City Council to enact an ordinance to ensure...

This week in the Central City

Central City bash July 9, 10 The Central City Bash will be held in Carrington July 9 and 10. On Saturday, July 9, the event starts with The Iron Man 33 Charity Par 3 Challenge, held at CrossRoads Golf Club with registration starting at 10 a.m. on...

Park project seeks local donations

The Carrington Area Healthy Communities Coalition is continuing to work on the playground renovation at the park located at the corner of 15th Ave. North and 2nd St. North. The brand-new equipment will be compliant with the Americans with...

'Birds' split vs Steele and ALW

On Thursday, June 23, the Redbirds' Babe Ruth squad edged out a comeback victory over Steele on the road. The game got off to a rough start for Carrington, as they were unable to find home plate in...

Redbirds... win some, lose some

From Friday, June 24, through Sunday, June 26, a dozen Legion baseball teams from across the region participated in the 2022 Mid-Summer Classic in Jamestown and Valley City. Nearby teams taking part...

Savvy Senior: Electric trikes provide older riders fun, fitness and safety

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about electric trikes for semi-seniors? I used to cycle a lot in my younger years but have some balance problems and don’t trust myself on a two-wheeler...

From the Past: Dew Drop Inn open for business

75 Years Ago July 10, 1947 Carrington will be represented by Beverly Breannan and Sybil Garland at the first annual Girls State which opens at Jamestown College July 13 and closes July 18. Another...

Dakota Datebook: The Fourth of July at Fort Rice

On July 4 in 1865, the United States of America celebrated its first Independence Day after four years of civil war. Although far from the battlefields of the war, Dakota Territory was also affected by the conflict, especially its isolated...

Protecting the public's right to know

Publishing public notices is our civic duty as newspapers. From the Abstract of Votes that officially reports the results of a recent election (as published in the Transcript this week, page B3, and...

More complaining about taxes

Even though he doesn’t stuff the envelopes, North Dakota Tax Commissioner Brian Kroshus deserves credit for the efficient manner in which his department is serving the public. His turnaround time...

Ghosts of North Dakota past

I have a North Dakota map from the 1950s and I was looking at it to see if any highways have changed. Then I got a little curious about several small towns in Cavalier County that either no longer...

Letter: Kudos to Garden Club

Audrey Hepburn once said, “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” The spectacular display of flowers throughout the community shows a strong belief in the future of Carrington. Kudos to the Carrington Garden Club for the outstanding work...

NDGF to participate in Operation Dry Water

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will participate in Operation Dry Water as part of a nationally coordinated effort to increase knowledge about the dangers of boating under the influence. The goal is to reduce the number of accidents and...

Dakota Recreation Report: July 4, 2022

Outdoor notes: *Fireworks prohibited on U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Nat’l. Wildlife Refuges and N.D. Game & Fish Wildlife Mgmt. Areas (WMA). Tournaments: *July 9: Devils Lake, Creel Bay. *July 9 & 10: Devils Lake. *July 15 & 16: Lake Sakakawea,...

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