City News + Information
THE CANDO CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
NOTICE OF CHANGE
Regular City Council Meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays (instead of Monday's) of every month at 7:00pm effective in April, in the lower level of the Towner County Courthouse which is located at 315 2nd Street in Cando.
HOWEVER, the 1st Tuesday's meeting on April 7th is CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus situation. The meeting on Tuesday, April 21st is still on schedule as of now.
North Star Public School is closed from March 23rd - March 27th
Please click the link above to follow-up on information for the School.
Updated March 13th, 4:45pm
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.