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 By Leasa A. Lura    News    March 27, 2023 

Legislative bills dominate county commission talk

Bills currently under review by the North Dakota Legislature were discussed at the Foster County Commission meeting last week. During the meeting held on Tuesday, March 21, Foster County State's...

 By Nathan Price    News    March 27, 2023 

Peace of mind (and body): New businesses bring health, wellness services to locals

A pair of exciting new businesses are hoping to increase the general health and well-being of their local community. UpNorth Speech & Myology and Aura Aesthetics + Hydration are aiming to provide...

 News    March 27, 2023 

Midkota inducts new NHS members

The Midkota High School chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed five new members. The newest inductees are left to right: Vanessa Vollmer, Will Spickler, Kylie Johnson, Mason Iverson and...

 News    March 27, 2023 

Deadline for filing for school board is April 3

The closing date and time for filing for the Carrington School Board is Monday, April 3, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. The election will be held on June 6, 2023, for the purpose of electing one at-large member to the Carrington School Board for a term of three...

 By Nathan Price    News    March 27, 2023 

Sharon Ludwig benefit April 1 in New Rockford

On Saturday, April 1, the community is invited to a medical benefit for Sharon Ludwig at Buck-It's Bar in New Rockford. Ludwig, a rural Eddy County resident, was caught up in a skid steer accident...

 News    March 27, 2023 

Community Choir concert Sunday, April 2

The Carrington Community Choir will present a Palm Sunday concert at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 2 at Calvary Baptist Church, 725 Main Street in Carrington. The title of this year’s program, “Living Hope,” reminds us of 1 Peter 1:3, “He has...

 By Leasa A. Lura    News    March 27, 2023 

Around the State: March 27, 2023

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. Hwy. 91 is the shortest in the state It’s now...

 News    March 27, 2023 

Meals on Wheels: March 27-April 1

MARCH CARRINGTON All meals served with Milk, Coffee, Bread & Butter, Dessert Mon., March 27 - Chicken Strips, Scalloped Potatoes, California Blend Vegetables, Applesauce - Pool - Bridge & Open Cards Tues., March 28 - Pork Roast, Mashed Potates &...

 News    March 27, 2023 

Carrington Municipal Court: March 21, 2023

March 21, 2023 Fred Sauby, Carrington, N.D.: animal-at-large, $25 Dionn Angela Samuel, Minot AFB, N.D.: exceeded speed limit, $25 Karley Ann Hofmann, Stillwater, Okla.: exceeded speed limit, $10 Vu Khoa Ta, Humble, Texas: exceeded speed limit, $70...

 News    March 27, 2023 

Meeting on proposed tax April 11

The Carrington Convention & Visitors Bureau will host an informational meeting on Tuesday, April 11 at the Chieftain at 6:30 p.m. for anyone interested in the proposed 1% restaurant tax for tourism. Information on the proposed tax will be available...

 News    March 27, 2023 

Reading on the go through city library

Whether we’re stranded inside for another blizzard or out walking the dog on a bright spring day, running or driving a tractor or – hopefully soon – or enjoying some R & R while camping, having a book along can make the whole experience more en...

 By Don Vigesaa    News    March 27, 2023 

N.D. Legislative Report: March 27, 2023

The legislative assembly reconvened on March 3, 2023, following the crossover break. Committees began working two days earlier to get several pieces of legislation ready for floor votes on that first...

 News    March 27, 2023 

Ambassadors at Breathe Health and Wellness open house

Chamber Ambassadors attended the open house at Breathe Health and Wellness on March 21, 2023. A ribbon cutting was held to recognize and welcome the new businesses located inside the Garr Dental...

 By Michael Standaert    News    March 27, 2023 

Lily Initiative finds template for community foster family support

About half of all foster parents in the nation quit after a year, and only about a quarter make it past a second. “I would say that’s a huge problem,” said Annika Hapip, who felt her church needed to act. “You have a lot of kiddos who are in...

 By Red Hoff    News    March 27, 2023 

Chaseley/Bowdon News: March 27, 2023

BOWDON NEWS: Freida Tebelius left for Bismarck on March 3. While there, she stayed with Marsha and Gary Buchwitz. Freida had several appointments and different things to take care of. She had supper with a good friend from high school and returned to...

 By Leasa A. Lura    News    March 20, 2023

Council to hold public meetings for restaurant tax

In a very-short meeting last week, the Carrington City Council ran through the agenda in 25 minutes. During the meeting held on Monday, March 13, Mayor Tom Erdmann reported that the state has approved the wording of the ordinance for the proposed...



ATTENTION READERS: Due to weather-delated transport delays, print copies of the March 20 edition did not make it to the post office for delivery. At this point the best we can hope for is "Carrington... Full story


CVB/CCEDC Annual Meeting set March 27

It’s time for the Annual Meeting of the Carrington Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Carrington Chamber & Economic Development Corporation. The theme is “Emerging Entrepreneurs.” This year the event will be held Monday, March 27 at...

 By Amy Wobbema    News    March 20, 2023

School board talks buses, business

Transportation was the primary topic of conversation at the Carrington School Board meeting on Tuesday, March 14. District buses have experienced electrical issues that are expensive to fix, board mem...


NDSU sunflower production update March 21

Sunflower producers, crop advisers and others interested in sunflower production management updates are encouraged to participate in the 2023 Getting-it-Right in Sunflower Production Conference on...


Lions Club March news

Speakers at the March Carrington Lions meeting were Ellen Roundy and Brittney Moravec. They presented a program on The Market, which is held in the Carrington Park every other week starting July 11...


Ambassadors cut ribbon at High Plains Equipment and at Retzlaff Seed & Supply, LLC

The Carrington Chamber and Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) Ambassadors made an appearance at the new High Plains Equipment building on Highway 52-200 Tuesday morning, March...

 By Leasa A. Lura    News    March 20, 2023

Around the State: March 20, 2023

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. 4 Bears Casino & lodge adds hotel tower 4 Bears Casino...

 By Elise Wilde    News    March 20, 2023

A Chance to Snoop

Students from Carrington High School had a chance to experience 24 skilled trades on Friday, March 3. Representatives from Job Service North Dakota, Heather Hovland and Nicole Wischnak, brought...


Pre/post-natal class for couples

A free webinar called “Family Foundations,” sponsored by NDSU Extension, will be held via Zoom for couples expecting a baby from May to September of 2023. The first session covers pre-natal topics and will be held Wednesday, March 2 – April 26...


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