City News + Information
The Cando Swimming Pool is officially open July 21st, 2021!
Swimming hours are posted under Recreation/Swimming Pool page.
The Cando City Council Meetings are Open to the Public
City Council meetings are held in the meeting room at the Towner County Courthouse at 315 2nd Street on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday's at 8:00pm.
Your City Bill Explained
Previous Balance > Previous Balance Due
Receipt > Payment was Made
Water > $10.00 base fee plus the total gallons used @0.0085/gal (8.50/1000)
Sewer > $5.00 base fee plus 0.00325/gal of water usage (3.25/1000)
Garbage S - $20.00/Single Garbage F - $26.00/Family charge for garbage service
Garbage Xtra > $11.00/Extra Tote
Street Repair > $6.00 fund set up to help with street repair expense
Basic Debt R > debt retirement charge flat fee of $5.25
Usage Debt > debt retirement charge based on water usage 0.0028/gal (2.80/1000)
Basic Debt and Usage Debt fees go directly to the payment for refinancing the water plant loan and hooking up to the NorthEast Regional Water.
Cur Chrgs > balance due for the current billing cycle
Total Due > current balance plus outstanding balances due
Welcome to Cando, North Dakota
"...and in virtue of our authority we select this location and name the town 'Cando' to show you that we can do it."
- Capt. Prosper Parker | February 14th, 1884
Cando, ND, "Duck Capital of North Dakota" is centrally located in the Prairie Pothole Regions of the state. Cando's location makes it an excellent center for outdoor activities, such as first class fishing, big game and waterfowl hunting, as well as bird watching and nature photography.
On candond.com, you find so much information, whether your idea of fun is playing nine holes on our beautiful golf course or attending a musical production at the Audi Theatre, Cando definitely has something to satisfy everyone's taste. While you're in town, attend one of Cando's five churches - Cando Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church, Church of the Brethren, Assembly of God Church and Sacred Heart Church.
Cando's history is on display at the Pioneer Museum, located on Main Street. The famous Dale & Martha Hawk Museum is located just 30 miles west of Cando.
Agriculture is the primary industry in Towner County. Cando also has several manufacturing facilities, which have added to the economic growth of the area. The Towner County Medical Center is one of the area's largest employers.