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 By Erik Gjovik    News    June 20, 2022

Bessette Motors celebrates 25th year of ownership

Bessette Motors of Carrington observed 25 years of ownership under the Don Bessette dealership umbrella Thursday afternoon, June 16. The Chevrolet/Buick dealer was purchased by Bessette, a Minot...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    News    April 25, 2022

Avian influenza has infected more than 130,000 birds in North Dakota

COVID-19 could very well be on the wane in North Dakota, but a new disease transmissible through animal/human contact has seen its first confirmed case in a seven-year span in the state. Highly pathogenic avian influenza, abbreviated HPAI, was...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    April 18, 2022

SNR, Carrington to host Jamboree April 22-23

The SNR Black Sox and Carrington Cardinals will host their annual Baseball Jamboree Friday and Saturday, April 22-23, at their respective ballparks. Friday games in New Rockford at Jim Johnson Park will feature SNR facing off against Park River Area...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    April 4, 2022

Pitcrew wrestles at state tourney

The Carrington Pitcrew youth wrestling program competed in the North Dakota State Folkstyle Tournament at the Bismarck Event Center March 25-26. The Pitcrew competed in both the individual tournament...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    News    March 21, 2022

Ostlie takes reins at Carrington REC

Mike Ostlie speaks softly, but projects a demeanor of respect, knowledge and sense of promotion for the educational aspect of North Dakota agricultural practices. On March 1, Ostlie took over from...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    News    March 21, 2022

National Ag Week: Grace City native publishes book, 'A Rancher's Hands'

Victoria Vollmer learned much from her formative years growing up on her family's ranch, the Circle V, three miles north and three miles east of Grace City just inside Eddy County. Namely, the...

 

CHS Wrestling crowns three state champions, NR-S senior Duchscherer second

They may not have had the biggest team at the State B Individual Wrestling Tournament, but the ones who showed up for Carrington made quite an impact. Three Cardinal wrestlers captured state...

 

Duchscherer earns 126 pound title at Region 2 Individual Tourney

Carrington got eight of their 12 wrestlers qualified for the following week’s State B Individual Tournament in Fargo with a solid showing at the Region 2 meet in Walhalla Saturday, February 12. With a score of 183 points, the Cards finished third...

 

Cardinal wrestlers advance to state duals

The biggest battle coming into the Region 2 Dual Tournament for the Carrington Cardinals was the numbers game. With a 4-8 record in all duals coming into the state-qualifying tournament at...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    February 7, 2022

Cardinals place fifth at East-West; Duchscherer takes second

The traditional final event of the Class B regular season on the mats transpired once again in New Salem with the East-West Tournament Saturday, Jan. 29. And for the Carrington Cardinals, it represented one more chance for the team to improve their p...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    February 7, 2022

Cards split with Firebirds, Packers in triangular dual

Class A opponents Devils Lake and West Fargo brought their teams to the East Gym Thursday night, Jan. 27, for a triangular dual with Carrington. The Cards contested 12 matches to the Firebirds’ eight, and won a 60-12 victory. In the nightcap, CHS...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    January 31, 2022

Duchscherer one of three champs at Lisbon meet

The Carrington wrestlers took three weight class championships, had another advance to the finals, and had three additional placers at the Nick Storhaug Invitational in Lisbon Saturday, Jan. 22....

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    January 17, 2022

Duchscherer sixth, Kramlich first in JV at Bismarck Rotary

Thanks to three top-eight finishers, the Carrington Cardinal wrestlers finished in 17th place overall at the large school-dominated Bismarck Rotary Tournament, held Friday and Saturday, January 7-8, a...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    January 17, 2022

Duchscherer wins two in dual losses to HWC, Central Cass

Being down in numbers to fill lineup slots, everything had to go Carrington’s way in contested weights to salvage any form of victory in a triangular dual meet with HWC and Central Cass on Thursday, Jan. 6, in Harvey. Even with four forfeits to...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    January 10, 2022

Duchscherer, Kramlich compete at Rumble on the Red tourney

Among the biggest high school, junior high and youth wrestling tournaments in the country, the Rumble on the Red, held December 29-30, never ceases to bring the best talent in the upper Midwest to...

 

Kramlich earns second place at N.D. Middle School Tourney

New Rockford-Sheyenne seventh grader Skye Kramlich, wrestling for Carrington, brought home second place in his weight class at the 2021 North Dakota Middle School State Wrestling Tournament held at...

 

Cardinals conquer Rockets in Carrington

The varsity court experience deficit between the NR-S Rockets and Carrington Cardinals was fairly vast coming into the 2021-22 boys' basketball opening game. The Cards began their third season with...

 

Cards go 1-3 in home duals; take 4th at Al Larson tourney

The CHS wrestling team had their struggles in the Carrington Duals on Friday night, December 10, the event traditionally preceding the Al Larson Invitational. The Cards dropped decisions of 31-24 to...

 

Berglund named to Class 9B Second Team All-State

Nick Berglund was the tallest target in the passing game for NR-S, along with one of the Rockets' top edge rushers on defense. And now, the 6'4", 216-pound wide receiver/defensive end has been...

 

Duchscherer takes second place, CHS first in Velva

Seven matches in the space of two days is a tall task for any individual wrestler. That’s what awaited much of the 17-team field at the Velva Invitational Tournament Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3 and 4. However, the Carrington Cardinals powered throu...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    December 6, 2021

100 wins

If nothing else, NR-S senior and Carrington wrestler Matthew Duchscherer has a great sense of timing. Duchscherer's night in the spotlight at the NR-S High School Gym on Tuesday, November 23,...

 

A Rocket...in Red

The Cardinal wrestling mats will be making a bit of a road trip eight days from now, 16 miles to New Rockford, for Carrington's "home" opener in the NR-S Gym against the Oakes Tornadoes. It wasn't som...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    News    October 25, 2021

Wobbema purchases Foster County Independent

For the first time in nearly 46 years, the Foster County Independent has changed hands to new ownership. Amy Wobbema, publisher and sole owner of the New Rockford Transcript and Transcript Publishing,...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    News    September 27, 2021

Carrington hospital, nursing home again restricting visitors due to COVID-19

Due to the threat of community spread from the Delta variant of COVID-19, CHI St. Alexius Health – Carrington Medical Center and Golden Acres Manor and Estates in Carrington have enacted visitor restrictions. No visitors are currently allowed...

 
 By Erik Gjovik    Sports    July 19, 2021

Ulrich takes floor for Class B in Lions All-Star Game

The North Dakota Lions All-Star Basketball Series, pitting the best graduated senior players from Classes A and B against one another, returned to the floor in 2021, after a year away due to...

 

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