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Pool carnival set for Tuesday, July 25
Dog show set for Tuesday, July 25
Swedish train named Trainy McTrainface in tribute to Boaty McBoatface
Truck driver charged in Texas in suspected smuggling case that led to 10 deaths
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Vikings place RB Murray on PUP list
FAMILY FEUD: Carter holds off nephew at Jamestown Speedway
Kahne records first NASCAR Cup Series win since 2014
Latavius Murray, Dalvin Cook vie to replace Adrian Peterson at RB
Kim wins Marathon Classic by four shots
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Port: Over 94 percent of Heidi Heitkamp’s second quarter fundraising came from outside ND
Column: Drought, an old foe, returns in strength
Veeder: This rugged, imperfect place
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Donna Mae Weber
Charles D. Schumacher
William "Bill" Well
Mahoneys have Yard of Week
Are you a plant hoarder?
Carrington research center seeks funds
DeMasi Bros. to perform in VC
Breach youth having ‘Grill-n-Chill’
Community calendar of events for July 24, 2017
Public meetings scheduled next week
Community calendar of events for July 20, 2017
Dalkes hold reunion in Jamestown
Ralph & Sonja Rudolph
August 29, 2016
PORT: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
MINOT, N.D.—"The Department of Human Services is not properly monitoring or suspending providers and notifying parents after confirmed...
August 29, 2016 - 6:32am
August 8, 2016
Development group buys former day care center at Hillsboro
HILLSBORO, N.D.—Economic leaders in Hillsboro hope a $147,000 deal for a former day care building will be an investment for the future of child care and the growth of the city. The Hillsboro Economic Development Corp.'s purchase of the Main Discovery Creative Education Center...
August 8, 2016 - 6:36am
April 29, 2016
Lawmakers discuss budget cuts affecting child care, families
A total of $8.17 million of services contributing to child care and children with special needs in North Dakota has been cut from the state budget. The idea that these cuts won’t affect families until 2017 is not true, said Rep. Joshua Boschee, D-Fargo, who was one of three North...
April 29, 2016 - 7:03am
April 5, 2016
New rules for child care
BISMARCK — A new advisory group formed by Gov. Jack Dalrymple began looking Monday for ways to improve North Dakota's child care licensing process, including the possibility of financial penalties or a "warning status" for providers who wait until the last minute to file...
April 5, 2016 - 5:41am
March 12, 2016
Day care rules for kids at swimming pools changing
BISMARCK—New rules drafted the day after a 5-year-old girl was found unresponsive in a public pool in Velva last summer will soon require North Dakota child care providers to obtain written permission from parents before taking their children swimming.
March 12, 2016 - 6:17am
February 3, 2016
Devils Lake child care center reopening considered
DEVILS LAKE, N.D.—Calling child care availability a critical local economic development issue, the Devils Lake City Commission is directing a local committee to draft a business plan to reopen a community child care center in a city-owned building. The downtown building has...
February 3, 2016 - 6:38am
January 13, 2016
Comments sought on child care fund plan
The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Economic Assistance Division will hold a public meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 2 to gather public comments on the draft Child Care Development Fund State Plan. The plan focuses on the Child Care Assistance program, child care health...
January 13, 2016 - 7:56am
November 11, 2015
Child Care Grant to increase child capacity
The Child Care Grant Program assists child care facilities to increase the capacity of child care in North Dakota. Funds are available in the 2015-2017 biennium to assist in the expansion or creation of child care facilities. A total allocation of $2.25 million has been made available,...
November 11, 2015 - 7:15am
October 27, 2015
Day care problems still exist in Hillsboro
HILLSBORO, N.D.—Community leaders are trying to resolve a child care services crisis created by the closing of a community day care center late last month. The Sept.
October 27, 2015 - 6:54am
August 29, 2015
Anne Carlsen Center enters child care
It was too big to fail. The Anne Carlsen Center is the new owner of Bright Beginnings Learning Center in the Legacy Center.
August 29, 2015 - 8:28am
July 16, 2015
TRAC Board continues discussion on facility design
Other than switching the child care area with the fitness center area, it doesn't look like there will be any major changes to the design of the Two Rivers Activity Center. The TRAC Board discussed Tuesday the outcome of two community forums related to the center's design held...
July 16, 2015 - 8:05am
June 24, 2015
Lack of child care is an issue in Stutsman County
Rep. Jessica Haak, D-Jamestown, hosted a forum Tuesday to find solutions. More than 30 people attended. "I've been looking since March for my 2-year-old and there is just not enough choice," said Jen Kross, who attended the meeting. "People have to stay at their provider regardless...
June 24, 2015 - 7:40am
April 22, 2015
Home alone publication
As the school year winds down, many parents and caregivers are exploring summertime child care options. Questions may arise during this planning process about whether or not their children are old enough to stay home alone or babysit siblings or neighborhood children. The North Dakota...
April 22, 2015 - 7:19am
February 4, 2015
Letter to the editor: Tax dollars shouldn’t be used for free day care
This is in response to a previous letter to the editor about pre-k state funding. If the Legislature wants to fund pre-k and enough votes are in favor, then our tax dollars will be providing day care even if you do not have any pre-kids. Every time they, “the Legislature,” says...
February 4, 2015 - 7:23am
January 29, 2015
Child care still a struggle in Grand Forks
Some proposed legislation offers solutions to continuing problem of child care availability in Grand Forks GRAND FORKS, N.D....
January 29, 2015 - 9:15am