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 By Erik Gjovik    News    November 28, 2022 

Like father, like son

From the start of its current ownership in 1997, Summit Physical Therapy and Sports Performance has grown from one provider, owner Kyle Smith, to four full-time physical therapists (PTs) and three...

 
 By Leasa A. Lura    News    November 28, 2022 

Blading price goes up for townships

Blading costs will increase for townships. That was one decision the Foster County Commission made at their meeting last week. During the meeting held on Tuesday, November 15, commissioner Alan Scanson said it is his belief that they cannot continue...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    November 28, 2022 

Sixth graders publish 'The Cardinal Times'

Mrs. Brooke Page’s sixth grade WIN class at Carrington Elementary School (CES) added publishing to their list of accomplishments recently. This group of students published a newspaper called “The...

 

Reception for Zwinger at CREC Thursday, December 1

NDSU Organic Research Specialist Steve Zwinger has announced his retirement, with his last day at NDSU scheduled for December 1. The Carrington Research Extension Center will host a reception in Steve’s honor at the CREC that afternoon, starting...

 

Festival of Trees and Wreaths December 3

CARRINGTON, N.D. – A tree full of snowmen? A hunting and fishing themed tree? What about a “silver & gold” or patriotic decorated wreath? Find your favorite tree or wreath on display at the “Festival of Trees & Wreaths” event taking place...

 

Sykeston's Open House December 4

Sykeston’s annual Christmas Open House will be held at the Sykeston Fire Hall on Sunday, December 4 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. Christmas goodies, children’s games and a visit from Santa Claus will be part of the celebration. Everyone is welcome. The...

 

Pingree-Buchanan elementary bond referendum fails

Voters in the Pingree-Buchanan school district rejected a $4.5 million bond referendum that would have approved an addition to the elementary school complex in Buchanan. After the votes were...

 
 By Amy Wobbema    News    November 28, 2022 

'A Christmas Survival Guide' debuts at DPRCA on December 1

The holiday season is upon us. For some, the tree is already up and a slew of gifts have already been purchased. For others, all their holiday planning is shoved into a few weeks, or even a few days....

 

Alzheimer's virtual webinar Dec. 6, 8 for professionals

The Alzheimer’s Association will offer a free two-part virtual presentation titled, “Best Practices in Dementia Care.” The presentation will take place on Tuesday, December 6 and Thursday, December 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. This presentation is...

 

NDSU Extension offers weaning advice

With the mild fall we experienced this year, many ranchers may still have cow/calf pairs out on pasture. Whether calves will be retained and backgrounded or sold shortly after weaning, it is important to consider the impacts of weaning strategies on...

 
 By Leasa A. Lura    News    November 28, 2022 

Around the State: November 28, 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. McKenzie school district test scores increasing New...

 

Holiday events in Carrington

There are some special holiday events happening around the Central City this week and next week. That list includes the following: Monday, Nov 28 - 36th Annual Tree Of Lights Lighting at CHI St. Alexius – Carrington Health. Purchase lights to...

 

Meals on Wheels: November 28-December 3

NOVEMBER CARRINGTON All meals served with Milk, Coffee, Bread & Butter, Dessert Mon., Nov. 28 - Cheeseburger on a Bun, Onion Rings, Pork & Beans, Pudding - Pool - Bridge & Open Cards Tues., Nov. 29 - Pork Chop, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Creamed Corn -...

 

Alzheimer's virtual webinar November 29 for professionals

The Alzheimer’s Association will offer a free webinar presentation titled, “Best Practices in Dementia Care.” This virtual presentation will take place on Tuesday, November 29 from 9:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. This presentation is free and open to...

 

NDSU Extension offers STOP THE BLEED® Training at Central Dakota Ag Day Dec. 16

Minutes count! Someone who is severely bleeding can bleed to death in as little as five minutes. The number one cause of preventable death after injury is bleeding. That's why bleeding control ...

 

Pingree-Buchanan Public School District to hold referendum vote Monday, November 21

Buchanan, N.D. – The Pingree-Buchanan Public School District will hold a referendum vote from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday, November 21 at the Pingree-Buchanan Elementary School in Buchanan, N.D. The... Full story

 

"It's what we're known for:" Thanksgiving dinner tradition continues

The Carrington Community Thanksgiving Dinner is a continuation of 22 years of tradition. Starting as a project of the Carrington Ministerial Association, dinner has been served at noon on...

 

Turkey Trot November 24

The Second Annual Carrington Turkey Trot (5K) will be held Thanksgiving morning, November 24, at 8:00 a.m. Registration starts at 7:15 a.m., at Carrington Wrestling Center, 57 9th Ave. S, Carrington. There is a $20 entry fee for adults and $10 for...

 

Tree of Lights November 28

A special tree will be brightened at CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington Medical Center on Monday November 28 at 6:30 p.m., when Carrington Medical Center Auxiliary celebrates its 36th year of the...

 

FEMA grants available for city repairs

There are grants from FEMA that are available if a city meets the right criteria. This is one of the things the Carrington City Council learned at their meeting last week. During the meeting held on Monday, November 14, Daniel Schwartz of Nexus...

 

Correction: Library sign painter misidentified

It has come to our attention that a name was incorrect in the story about the new sign at the library that ran in the November 14 edition of the Independent. It was actually Peter Henson that painted the previous sign, not Robert...

 

Around the State: November 21, 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. Attempted murder suspect found dead After a recent rough...

 

Meals on Wheels: November 21-26

NOVEMBER CARRINGTON All meals served with Milk, Coffee, Bread & Butter, Dessert Mon., Nov. 21 - Spaghetti in Meat Sauce, Lettuce Salad, Garlic Toast, Jello with Fruit - Pool - Bridge and Open Cards Tues., Nov. 22 - Sweet & Sour Chicken, Mashed...

 

Carrington Municipal Court: November 16, 2022

November 16, 2022 Alexander Lyuto, Naperville, Illinois: exceeded speed limit, $10 Kristy Holland, Carrington, N.D.: exceeded speed limit, $10 James Hezekiah Huffman, Tulsa, Oklahoma: drove without operator’s license, $20 Grayson Rae Malone,...

 

Alzheimer's virtual webinar Nov. 29 open to public

The Alzheimer’s Association will offer a free webinar presentation titled, “Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors.” The virtual presentation will take place on Tuesday, November 29 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. This presentation is...

 

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