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it will be.  Carrington, North Dakota, is a great town, so let's celebrate it!

 

 

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HOORAY!

     New Rockford Golf Course & Event Center is now offering year-round dining on Wednesday, Thursday,  Friday and Saturday from 5-10 pm.  It is open to the public and for all ages.  Their menu includes steaks, salad bar, specialty salads, chicken, torsk, shrimp, and burger baskets.  Take a look at their website.

 

Lovingly Used

 HOME Decor a Plenty:

Vintage

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NEW ITEMS ARRIVE DAILY!

Store Hours:

M-Th: 10:30-5:30

Fr: 10:30-3:30

Closed: Sat/Sun

934 Main Street Carrington, ND

 

 

Longview Market

~Homemade pies, donuts, cookies, breads, jams...

~Garden Produce

~Decorated steel wheels and crafts

SPECIAL ORDERS WELCOME!

Nancy Schneider Carrington, ND

701-652-1957

 

Lydia's Prairie Pantry

-Sourdough breads

-Cookies

-German Kuchens

-Quick Breads

-Yeast Breads

-Baby Slings

Homemade

with Love...

Lydia Gessele

Harvey, ND

701-693-6785

 

NUDAY Farm

-Home-grown produce

-Canned pickles

-Honey

-Wreathes

-Homeopathic items

-Sweets

Call us!

Mail Orders/Wholesale

Hampton & Cynthia Spencer

Fesenden, ND

701-341-1121

  

CREATIVE GRANDMA'S

- Home-Baked Breads, Buns, Rolls

- Hand-Painted Crafts & Gifts

- Personalized  Items

Ask about our seasonal crafts!

Audrey Johnson

701-867-2883

 

Stay uptodate with Viking news at their official website!

You can also visit their Vikings Store for all kinds of Viking merchandise.

 


    

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Sharpening Service

 Saw blades, lawnmower blades, drill bits, chainsaws, knives, chisels, pruning shears, etc. etc.

Just about anything that can be sharpened.

Randy Fugleberg 701-302-8105

 

 

Happy Heart Hutch

Gift Shop

Ongoing Specials

Carrington Health Center

     The Happy Heart Hutch at Carrington Health Center is filled with wonderful ideas for gifts, as well as featuring ongoing specials.

      It's always pleasant to stop by the Happy Heart Hutch, whether you're there to buy a gift for someone in the hospital, to pick up a decoration for your home, or to visit with an Auxiliary volunteer.  Also, it feels good to know that the proceeds from the Hutch go toward a good cause.

 

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Genealogy for Foster County

If you're looking for information about ancestors or deceased relatives/friends from the Carrington or Foster County area, this web site is a good place to start your search.

    

Blogging about Carrington

 

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Judy Keller's

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If you haven't done so already, I'd like to invite you to take a look throughout my website/blog, CarringtonNews

.Com.  It's basically a guide to Carrington and the surrounding areas - obviously not a real newspaper, like the Foster County Independent. It's a site that I just do for fun – not money.  People are able to place free ads in the classified and real estate sections, and I don’t charge for links to business websites.

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North Dakota Is Changing

 

 

Wednesday Night Wheels

Photos of the first Show & Shine on June 13, 2012.

 

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Recent/Coming EVENTS

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Foster County Commissioners' Meetings

 

NOTICE:  If you haven't been following our Foster County Commissioners' Meetings, now would be a good time to catch up on local government news.

Many community members have become concerned about the incompetent/unlawful actions of Commissioner Paul Straley and Auditor Teresa Risovi. If you, too, are concerned, please click here to see what investigations of public records and other resources have revealed.

 

Risovi Erupts and "Calls Out" the State's Attorney

 

New:  Hope Carr Tries to Aid Commission - Straley Kicks Her Out!

 

NEW:  Attention: ND Attorney General - Re: Foster County Commission Chairman

 

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COMMUNITY EVENTS


OCT 14 ~ Think Pink Event for Breast Cancer Awareness - 4:30-8pm - CrossRoads Golf Club - Vendors, Soup & Sandwichs - Silent Auction - Proceeds will benefit Carrington Area cancer patients by providing gas/gift cards to help with travel.

OCT 15 ~ BINGO - Jockey Club - Sykeston - Every Wednesday night

OCT 16 ~ French Toast & Sausage Feed - 5-7pm -Carrington Senior Citizen Center - Cathy Paulson Entertainment - $6/Adults - $3/Children under 12 - Sponsored by Lions Club

OCT 16 ~ Blood Drive - 11:45am-6pm - Calvary Baptist Church - Call Rae Neuman at 984-2684 to make an appointment or for more information. You must be at least 16 years old and in good health.

OCT 16 ~ Open House at Community Credit Union in honor of International Credit Union Week. Stop by 11 am to 3 pm for cider & bars. Sign up for door prizes too!

OCT 16 ~ Bosses’ Day Special at Rose Garden Floral. Also, check out the PINK carnations and rose now in October for Breast Cancer Awareness. Remember – Sweetest Day is October 18 and Mother-in-Law’s Day is October 26th!

OCT 17 ~ Check out the ‘Fall Into Free’ event at Gate City Bank. Special one day offers, FREE apple pie, open a checking account and get more FREE stuff!

OCT 18 ~ Fall Gospel Concert - Bowdon Country Seventh Day Adventist Church - 7pm Join them for an evening of great Christian music.

OCT 19 ~ Night Out in Carrington - Social/4-5pm - Delux Buffet/5pm - Music/Hodek Band/6-11pm - Door Prizes/Raffle/9:30pm - $35/each - Tickets/Info/701-238-9422 - Proceeds to go towards: Boy Scouts, Shop with a Cop, Carrington Baseball program and Carrington City Library.

OCT 20 ~ Annual FFA Pancake & Sausage Supper - 5-7pm - Carrington High School Cafeteria - $6/Preschool Free - Annual FFA Labor Auction follows at 7pm - $1 goes to Relay for Life.

OCT 20 ~ Advent Choir Rehearsals - Monday nights/7pm - Program/December 7/2pm - All are wellcome to be in the choir. Info/Linda Schuster/701-653-6028

OCT 22 ~ Runnings Ladies Night from 5 - 8 pm. vendors, food samples, prizes! Don’t miss it!

OCT 28 ~ Internet Safety Presentation at Carrington High School in the commons area at 5:15 pm.

OCT 26th ~ In the afternoon, the Carrington Federated Church kids plan to go door to door trick-or-treating for the following items for an ongoing "Socks of Love" mission project: New sweat socks in all sizes (men, women, youth) and can be multi-pack. Travel size toiletries such as shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, tooth paste, tooth brushes, combs, brushes, lotions, mini tissue packs, razors, shaving cream, etc. - Small Bibles. Gallon size zip lock bags. The kids are assembling individual bags, with a pair of socks and one of each available toiletry tucked inside. Included will be a small Bible, along with a printed Bible verse and a note from the Federated Church youth. So far the kids have assembled one "batch" of the kits and delivered to Carrington's Daily Bread. Our intention is to reach out to homeless shelters and soup kitchens within the state. Thanks in advance for your help with our mission project!

OCT 31 ~ Celebrate Co-op Month! There will be a ‘Trunk & Treat’ event on October 31 from 4 to 6 pm – at the baseball field grandstands (City Park)
Check it out: candy, games, prizes & fun!

NOV 1 ~ Craft & Gift Extravaganza at the Armory in Carrington - Open 10 am to 3 pm – FREE admission! Lots of great vendors. Don’t miss it!

NOV 6 ~ Celebrate North Dakota’s 125th with us! Enjoy an evening with Steve Stark at Carrington High School – looking back on North Dakota’s history. There will be refreshments served. Free will offering – proceeds to go toward Carrington Community Endowment Fund. Watch for more details to come.

NOV 22 ~ Miss Carrington Outstanding Teen Pageant and Princess Program - 6pm - Carrington Elementary School - Info/Katie Wolsky/652-5065

DEC 1 ~ Christmas around the Town!

GO CARDINALS!!

Monday – JV FB vs West Fargo here at 5 pm.
Tuesday – ABC VB vs BCN here at 5 pm.
Thursday – CC at Cooperstown Bible Camp at 4 pm.
Friday – JH VB vs Jamestown here at 4 pm. V FB vs Hillsboro/CV here at 7 pm.
Saturday – A VB Tourney here.

GO CARDINALS!

Monday – CC at Lisbon 4 pm. JH VB at Fessenden at 5 pm. JV FB at Harvey 5 pm.
Tuesday – Tech Tuesday (Edmodo) 7:30 am. ABC VB at Oakes 4:45. JH FB vs DL here at 5 pm. School Board Meeting 7 pm.
Wednesday – End of 1st Quarter. PSAT at CHS. Early dismissal 1:30 pm
Thursday – NO School
Friday – NO School.
Saturday – Regional CC at Cooperstown 11 am. V FB vs Oakes here at 1:30 – Parents Day.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

OCTOBER - Vaccines Available - Daily/8:30-5:30 (M-F) - Flu Vaccinations and Zostabiz (Shingles) Vaccinations - Central Pharmacy /990 Main Street - Info; 701-652-2651

Carrington Community Choir will begin Advent rehearsals soon! We will get together on Monday nights at 7pm sharp: October 20 & 27; every Monday in November: 3, 10, 17, and 24; and on December 1. The TLCW Advent Program is on Sunday, December 7 at 2pm. Please spread the word. All voices are welcome, whether you read music or just love to sing. Get in touch with me if you have questions. Linda Schuster 653-6028.

The Looks For You Hair Salon has an opening for a stylist. Can be employee or booth rental. Contact Jill at 652-3952.

October Tanning Specials ~ Hair & Nail Designs is offering $10 off 12 sessions and $15 off 24 sessions. Call 652-3200 today!

Barb's Rose Garden Floral is looking for full or part time help (apply in person).

Lots of job opportunities in our community – check out the ads in this week’s Independent newspaper!

Check out the happenings and tournaments at CrossRoads Golf here http://www.crossroadsgolf.com/

CBS Bar & Grill now open! Happy Hour: 5-7pm Daily - Restaurant: 11am-10pm / Help wanted for all positions - Call Cindy to apply/701-341-1612 (Old Vet's Club)

CYC Movie Theater: Now hiring and also looking for volunteers – call today to see how you can help out! CYC 652-2159 or Ben Garr 801-497-1034.


Carrington Ag Business Tour - July 30, 2013

 

 

     The Carrington Ag Business Tour took place on Tuesday, July 30, visiting four ag-oriented establishments in our area: Andy Deterding Ag Aviation; NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center; Richard Zink's Wholesale Ag Products; and the Van Bedaf Dairy.

     The four ag businesses on this tour are excellent examples of ag-oriented endeavors at their best. These business owners and the staff at NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center need to be commended for the extreme effort they put into their work... and for the economic opportunities/prestige they bring to our community.

     Special thanks goes to Steve Metzger for hosting the tour and to Farm Credit Services, North Dakota Farmers Union, Arrowwood Prairie Co-op and the Carrington Convention & Visitors Bureau for making this tour possible.    

  

Activities and Attractions in Areas beyond Carrington

 

     Since Carrington is the "Central City" of North Dakota, we are in an excellent location for enjoying activities in other areas.  Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks, and Minot, as well as smaller cities around Carrington, offer a wide variety of entertaining events and attractions.  Take a look at our Calendar Page for interesting activities in other areas.   

 

Senior Citizens of Carrington

 

        The Senior Citizens Club of Carrington is a very active group.  If you're a senior and haven't been to one of their monthly potlucks, then you're really missing out!  More...

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Carrington, ND!

 

 

Our Courthouse

 

Foster County Courthouse - Carrington, ND

    

Support Our School Activities!

 

 

     For important information, regarding both Carrington Elementary and Carrington High School, go to our Education Page for links to their sites, or click on the links below:

~ Carrington Elementary
~ Carrington High School
~ Sports Schedules 2014-15
     Students are busily getting ready for all kinds of fun events and activities at our local schools.  Check out the Carrington School District Calendar for the 2014-2015 school year.  Let's get out there and support our teams and our schools in every way we can.  We have great kids, great schools and a great community!

GO, CARRINGTON!! 

 

 

PAST EVENTS

 

August 15 ~ Super Valu 68th Anniversary Customer Appreciation meal and music ( Ninth Ave Noise). Meal 6:30-7:30, music to follow.

 

Anniversary: August 15, 2013

 

Wednesday Night Wheels

Show 'N Shine

July 17, 2013

 

 

       It's always a pleasure to see such COOL cars and trucks as the ones that were on display at Carrington's Wednesday Night Wheels!  You have to admire the endeavor that it takes to keep these older beauties in such good condition.  More...

 

WELCOME, BIRDERS!

Thanks for coming!

 

 

    

     A big THANK YOU to all the birders who gathered in Carrington this last week!    We are so happy that you appreciate our awesome variety of birds! 

 

It was fun meeting with birders who gathered at the Putnam House after a week of participating in our Potholes & Prairie Birding Festival. From 23 states and Canada, they are a GREAT group... super interested in birds and super interesting, themselves. Listening to them made me want to participate in the event next year! All in all they seemed very pleased with their tours and their birding adventures. We wish them all safe trips home and hope to see many of them again next year!    

 

Wells County Fair

-Fessenden-

 

 

     Sunday is a fun-filled day at the Wells County Fair in Fessenden. Don't miss it!  While you're there be sure to pick up their rhubarb recipe book with yummy creations from the best cooks in the area!

 

Farmer - Merchant Golf Day

Tuesday, June 11th

 

 

     SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES: Open Golf - Noon to 5pm / Meal - 5-6:30pm / Best Ball Scramble - 6:30pm / Bingo (non-golfers) - 7pm

 

"Soup It UP!"

Tuesday, March 12th: 11am-1pm

Putnam House - Carrington

 

 

Crafts Extravaganza - 2012

        These photos were taken at the 2012 Crafts Fair on November 3rd in Carrington. A lot of vendors returned from past years, and even though we had our first big snow, LOTS of people from around the area came to shop!

 

(Click on a picture to enlarge it.)

 

 

Foster County Fair

June 25-27, 2013

 

 

      I'm definitely sold on the Foster County Fair in Carrington, North Dakota!  There were so many fun-filled events, contests, exhibits, carnival rides, and interesting people having a good time.  More...

 

 The following links will take you to LOTS of pictures of the Foster County Fair:

 

Fun at the Foster County Fair - 2013

 

More Foster County Fair Photos - FUN!

 

 

 

Prairie Paws Rescue

Jamestown

 

HAPPY September!

My name is CRUSH.  I hope you will visit Prairie Paws Rescue.

 

     If you're ready to befriend a pet for life, check out Prairie Paws Rescue, based in Jamestown.  Their mission is to rescue animals that are in harm's way and place them in loving homes.  Many of their dogs are from puppy mills - purebred or designer dogs - who have never had a special family of their own.  If you would like to be a foster parent, or if you would like to adopt a pet, please check out their website where you will find lots of friendly faces waiting for you!

 

 

Central City Remodelers

Enjoy the safety & comfort of a Walk-In Tub - provided and installed by Central City Remodelers.

Call 701-650-0095 for information.

As low as $159/mo on approval of credit.

 

JAMESTOWN, ND ENTERTAINMENT

Be sure to check out the  Jamestown page to see events taking place in nearby Jamestown, ND.

 

Click here for links to... Carrington Schools:

 

ELEMENTARY

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

Hot Lunch Menu for the Month

 

 

 

Carrington, North Dakota, The Central City

 

Carrington Chamber of Commerce

 

Carrington, North Dakota: Wikipedia

 

Carrington, ND: Citi-Data.Com

 

US Census: Quick facts - Carrington, North Dakota

 

Foster County, ND: Official Website

 

US Census: Quick Facts - Foster County, ND

 

North Dakota State University: Carrington Research Extension  Center

 

North Dakota State Government

 

NewsDakota.Com

 

North Dakota Legendary

 

GlenfieldND.com

 

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LOCAL MOVIE SCHEDULE

 

 

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JAMESTOWN MOVIES:

Bison Theater

 

 

Walk-In Wellness Clinic

-First Friday of Every Month- 10:30am

Foster County Health Office

881 Main St. Carrington

      Come to the Walk-In Wellness Clinic.  Every age is welcome.  We can provide blood pressure, pulse, hemoglobin, blood sugar and weight checks, as well as assistance with medications and tobacco cessation.  The clinics will be held the first Friday of every month from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Foster County Public Health Office.  Please call with any questions: 701-652-3087.

 

  

North Dakota

OUTDOORS Calendar

    

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is taking orders for its North Dakota OUTDOORS calendar, the official source for all hunting season and application dates for 2014. Along with outstanding color photographs of North Dakota wildlife and scenery, it also includes sunrise-sunset times and moon phases.

     To order, send $3 for each, plus $1 postage, to: Calendar, North Dakota Game and Fish Department, 100 N. Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58501-5095. Be sure to include a three-line return address with your order, or the post office may not deliver our return mailing.

     The calendar is in the North Dakota OUTDOORS magazine’s December issue, so current subscribers will automatically receive it in the mail. 

More Info...

 

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THE CHIEFTAIN

 

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POST OFFICE

 

PUTNAM HOUSE

 

POLICE STATION

 

Carrington High School - Home of the Cardinals!

CARRINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

 

DAKOTA GROWERS

 

Sundogs over Carrington: February - 2008

A  COLD  DAY  IN  CARRINGTON

 

 

 

 

Fishing Report

Click here for Devil's Lake Fishing Report and see a Schedule of Events at the Devil's Lake Chamber of Commerce website.

 

 

Favorite Blogs:

 

JunkFest

 

Junk-n-Java

 

Anne's Birding Blog

 

North Dakota Outdoors &

Beyond

 

Finding America by Charlene Smith

 

 

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"My Home's in North Dakota"

 

 

     
 

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