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     New Rockford Golf Course & Event Center is now offering year-round dining on  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.

 

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NEW ITEMS ARRIVE DAILY!

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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!

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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

 

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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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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

 

Have you been following the news relating to the Foster County Courthouse?  There are many community  issues that need to be addressed by the commissioners... issues where they need input from the Foster County community.  They meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 8:30am.   Please attend the meetings if you can!

 

6/9/16 Paul Murphy As State's Attorney: Not Again!

 

6/2/16 PAUL MURPHY - NO LONGER STATE'S ATTORNEY - AGAIN

 

5/30/16 Paul Murphy Was Unlawfully Appointed as Foster County State's Attorney

 

4/13/16 Paul Murphy Accuses Commissioners of Political Paybacks. As Usual, He Offers No Facts To Support His Accusation.

 

4/13/16 Foster County's BELIEVE IT OR NOT!  Paul Murphy is running for Foster County State's Attorney AGAIN - after he resigned abruptly (leaving the county without official legal counsel)

 

2/15/16 Do you really want to tear down Carrington Elementary School?  Can We Afford To?

 

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Take a look at our blog on FaceBook with more current/up-to-date comments, photos and entries from other people and businesses in Carrington.

 

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS


MAY 28 ~ Open House - Cathy Paulson's Retirement Celebration - 5-9pm - CrossRoads Golf Club - Celebrate Cathy's 38 years of service to Carrington Public Schools - Dinner served - Drinks available

MAY 29 ~ Carrington High School Graduation - 2pm - High School Gym - 43 Graduates

MAY 30 ~ Memorial Day Program - 11am - Carrington Cemetery - Lunch afterwards at CrossRoads Golf Club - Courtesy of the American Legion and VFW Women's Auxiliaries

MAY 30 ~ Memorial Day Program - 10:30am - Sykeston Legion Hall - Lunch following the program

MAY 30 ~ Memorial Day Program - 10:30am - Grace City - 11am: program/potluck at Schoolhouse Community Room

MAY 30 ~ Memorial Day Program - 10am - Glenfield - Senior Center - Potluck following

MAY 30 ~ Memorial Day Program - 9am/Pettibone Cemetery - 10:30am/Gem Cemetery - Potluck Lunch at Woodworth Fire Hall following the ceremonies

MAY 31 ~ Create a Glass-Plate Garden Flower - 7pm - Carrington City Library Community Room - Preregister/701-269-3477 - $35 - Materials and snack provided

MAY 30-JUNE3 ~ Community Vacation Bible School - Calvary Baptist Church - 5:45-8pm each evening

MAY 31-JUNE 1 - State Class B Girls' Golf Tournament - CrossRoads Golf Course - Carrington

JUNE 1 ~ Summer Reading Program at Carrington City Library: kick off party on Wed, June 1st from 3:00 – 4:00 pm. Call 652-3921 for more info.

JUNE 3 ~ Freewill Offering Supper - Silent Auction - Live Auction - Music - Starting at 4pm- Foster County Fairgrounds - Carrington - Benefit for Lisa Beckley - Lets help a great lady on her road to healing after multiple surgeries. - Monetary donation/Bank Forward, Box 222, Carrington, ND 58421 - Donate auction items: Becky Zink/Carrington - Charlotte Bachmeier/Sykeston - Ronda Myers/Bordulac - GoFundMe account: https://www.gofundme.com/LisaBeckley

JUNE 4/5 ~ Free Fishing Weekend in North Dakota

JUNE 8-12 ~ Potholes & Prairie Birding Festival - Info/652-2524

JUNE 11 ~ Sykeston's Travis Hafner will be inducted into the ND Sports Hall of Fame - Jamestown Civic Center (Details later...)

JUNE 14 ~ Annual Chamber Farmer/Merchant Golf Day - Open golf all afternoon - Meal/5-6:30pm - Best Ball Scramble/5:30pm - Bingo/7pm

June 22-24 Foster County Fair

JUNE 28 ~ Mark your calendar for the Yard & Garden Tour sponsored by Carrington Health Center Auxiliary!

JULY 4 ~ Independence Day Parade - "Dreams Come True under the Red, White & Blue"

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

NOTICE: New Summer Hours at the CYC Theater! June 3 through Sept 5 all movies will begin at 8 pm. Movies will be shown on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings. Doors will open at 7:30 pm.

Interested in playing women’s softball this summer!? Give Katie Geske a call at 701-652-5087.

Carrington Health Center Auxiliary is offering three Leadership Awards (Scholarships of $750.00). Student must have completed one year of college minimum and be accepted into a health occupations program. For more info or to get an application – contact Lori Solberg at 652-2057 or Dorothy Fenske at 652-7194. Deadline to apply is June 15.

Golden Acres Therapeutic Services is now offering outpatient Speech-Language Therapy Services by a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in Carrington and surrounding areas. Working with all ages – birth/infant through adult/seniors. Call 652-3117 to find out more!

Recycle your cell phones! Drop boxes are located at the Carrington Youth Center and the Foster County Independent. Save the environment and help the CYC at the same time!

NEED A JOB? Many of our Chamber members are HIRING! Contact: Dakota Growers Pasta Co, Leever’s Foods, Chieftain, Arrowwood—C-store, Central Pharmacy, CHI – St Alexius – Carrington, Carrington Inn & Suites, OK Tire Store, Cobblestone Inn & Suites (General Manager), Pizza Ranch, Red River & Western Railroad , etc.

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

CARRINGTON THEATRE MOVIE SCHEDULE:
MAY 6-9 - The Jungle Book
MAY 13-16 - The Boss
MAY 20-23 - Mother's Day
No Movie on Memorial Weekend
JUNE 4-7 - ANGRY BIRDS
JUNE 11-14 - X-MEN
JUNE 18-21 - TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES
JUNE 25-28 - NOW YOU SEE ME
SUMMER HOURS STARTING IN JUNE: All movies start at 8pm / Doors open at 7:30pm

(Thanks to Laurie Dietz at the Carrington Chamber of Commerce and the Foster County Independent for help with this calendar.)

 

 

Veteran's Day Celebration

Carrington - 2015

 

     We had a wonderful Veteran's Day luncheon in our small town of Carrington, North Dakota, to honor our local veterans and their families. The event was sponsored by the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, along with help from other thoughtful ladies in the Carrington community. Marlene Boyer, president of the North Dakota American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, who helped coordinate the event, introduced some very special veterans who live in our area. It was an honor and privilege to hear from Carrington's three World War II veterans, Roland Peterson, Lorraine Schroeder, and Adam Malinski, as well as have lunch and visit with other veterans from the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Desert Storm and Afghanistan. God's blessings on all our veterans!!!

(Click here for our blog with an album of photos from Veteran's Day.)

 

 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.

 

 

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.    

 

 

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...

 

 

 

 

HAPPY MAY!

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!

 

 

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:

     MONTHLY CALENDAR

     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 2015-2016 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

 

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Donates $3,500

 

 

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train stopped at Carrington, ND again this year... and dropped off a check for $3,500 for our local food pantry, Carrington Daily Bread. (December 15, 2015)

 

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 High School Sports

 2015-16

Go to the CHS Home Page for a complete schedule and details...

 

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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COURTHOUSE

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THE CHIEFTAIN

 

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PUTNAM HOUSE

 

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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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