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 By Amy Wobbema    News    August 15, 2022 

Crew plans to erect new stadium this week

CPS Superintendent Janelle Helm informed the school board Tuesday that the installation crew for the new stadium was reportedly delayed due to weather. A replacement crew is slated to arrive today (Mo...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    News    August 15, 2022 

Growing civic pride: Community Garden Project

Just east of Bethel Chapel Assembly of God in Carrington, an experiment in city-wide cooperation, self-sufficiency and natural beautification is taking root. The Community Garden Project has drawn...

 

Hoppe named to County Ag Agents Hall of Fame

Three North Dakota State University Extension personnel were honored for their work during the recent National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) conference in West Palm Beach,...

 
 By Leasa A. Lura    News    August 15, 2022 

Dietz hired as new director of CCEDC

The Carrington City Council unanimously voted at their meeting last week to hire Chamber of Commerce Director Laurie Dietz as the Carrington Economic Development Director. Dietz will now oversee the...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    News    August 15, 2022 

Sapphire Gallery opens in Carrington; fine art for sale, framing services

Following just over two years of operation in Jamestown, Sapphire Gallery, owned by Jill Edinger, has made the move north to Carrington. A fine art studio featuring original work by Edinger along...

 

Focus group participants sought to help with Carrington Main Street Revitalization Plan

As part of the Carrington Chamber and Economic Development Corp (CCEDC) “Main Street Revitalization Plan,” CCEDC is seeking participants for a 60 to 90-minute focus group all about our community. Any Carrington residents and business owners are...

 

Carrington FFA places 2nd at state land judging

The Carrington FFA Land Evaluation Team of Brekka Kuss, Joe Lindberg, and Emma Aberle placed second at the State FFA Land Evaluation Career Development Event held in Harvey, Thursday, August 4....

 

Lions donate to Diabetes Education Fund

Carrington Lions President Jennifer Wede (right) presents a check from the New Rockford Lions and the Carrington Lions to CHI Diabetes educator Janel Getz (center) and RN Health Coach Lynne Voglewede...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    News    August 15, 2022 

With Miss Agribusiness titles, Vollmer sisters advocate for industry

Victoria Vollmer of Grace City is already a regional and statewide ambassador promoting agriculture, having served as the North Dakota America's Miss Agribusiness since being named to the title two ye...

 
 By Leasa A. Lura    News    August 15, 2022 

Around the State: August 15, 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. Feral felines can’t run free in Fessenden After last...

 

Engagement: Crary-Solberg

Caroline Crary and Brent Solberg of Bismarck, N.D., announce their upcoming marriage. Their wedding will be held on Sunday, August 28, 2022, at The Headwaters Center, Winter Park, Colorado. Parents...

 

Carrington Municipal Court: August 9, 2022

August 9, 2022 Kimberly Ann Rau, Devils Lake, N.D.: failed to carry registration in vehicle, $20; driving without liability insurance, $150 Thomas Paul Martin, Bismarck, N.D.: exceeded speed limit, $10 Natalie Raychel Schuster, Carrington, N.D.:...

 

Meals on Wheels: August 15-19

AUGUST CARRINGTON All meals served with Milk, Coffee, Bread & Butter, Dessert Mon., Aug. 15 - Meatballs in Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli, Bar - Pool Tues., Aug. 16 - Cabbage Rolls, Mashed Potatoes, Creamed Peas, Vanilla Pudding w/Mandarin Oranges...

 

Alzheimer's virtual webinar August 16

The Alzheimer’s Association will offer a free webinar presentation titled, Best Practices in Dementia Care. This two-part virtual presentation will take place on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 and Thursday, August 18, 2022 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. This...

 

Lindberg placed 2nd at FFA State Tractor Driving

Joe Lindberg of the Carrington FFA Chapter participated in the North Dakota State FFA Tractor Driving Event held at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot on Friday, July 22. Lindberg placed second in...

 

Youth Golf Camp held at CrossRoads

There was a good turnout for the 2022 Youth Golf Camp, which was held at CrossRoads Golf Club in early August. Kids participating in the camp were, L-R: Bodey Gussiaas, Doc Dreher, James Oatis,...

 

5th/6th grade girls' BB practice starts August 29

The first practice for the Carrington fifth and sixth grade girls’ basketball teams will be Monday, August 29, at 3:30 in the West Gym. For any questions, contact Andy Braaten at [email protected] or 652-3136....

 

Yard of the Week: August 15, 2022

Carrington Garden Club honors Gus and Marlys Lange at 460 3rd St. N. with the Yard of the Week award. Take a drive through the alley and notice the backyard beauty. Yard of the Week is sponsored by...

 

Applications now accepted for healthcare scholarships

Fargo, N.D. – Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities available for the 2022/2023 school year. Students may apply for one of 26 BCBSND Caring Foundation health profession...

 
 By Red Hoff    News    August 15, 2022 

Chaseley/Bowdon News: August 15, 2022

CHASELEY NEWS: No Chaseley news this week. BOWDON NEWS: A week ago Monday, Freida Tebelius went to Bismarck to stay with Marsha and Gary Buchwitz. Her grandson and his two girls from Kansas City came for a visit. They did several different things...

 

SK Photography displayed at CHI St. Alexius Health CMC Gallery

The photography work of Suanne Kallis (SK Photography) is currently on display and for purchase in the hallways of CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington Medical Center Auxiliary Gallery (800 4th St. S,...

 

Consider planting winter wheat

“There is increased interest in planting winter wheat this year and for good reason,” says Clair Keene, North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension agronomist. “With many prevent plant acres in the state, good soil moisture heading into the...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    News    August 8, 2022

Grab some suds: National Night Out held at City Park

The Carrington Fire Department's bubble machine provided no end of fun times for kids attending National Night Out Tuesday evening, August 2, at City Park. The event highlights community partnerships...

 

Endowment Fund awards grants to local organizations

The Carrington Community Endowment Fund recently awarded grants totaling $22,305 to six local organizations. Congratulations to the recipients! • BIO Girls, Carrington: $1,055 for enrollment fees...

 
 By Leasa A. Lura    News    August 8, 2022

Ballot questions discussed at commission meeting

Ballot questions were a topic of discussion for the Foster County Commission at their meeting last week. During the meeting held on Tuesday, August 2, the board discussed what they wanted on the ballot for the general election. The 10 mills that make...

 

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