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October 4, 2017
New providers take over closed Hillsboro day care center
HILLSBORO, N.D.—A West Fargo couple has taken over a day care center in Hillsboro after the license of the previous operators was revoked....
October 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
September 30, 2017
AgweekTV: Hops Harvest
There's growing interest in locally-brewed beer, and that means a growing demand for hops. Rose Dunn visited a local farm as the hops harvest...
September 30, 2017 - 8:30am
September 17, 2017
Tot Spot appeals state's decision to deny Hillsboro license
HILLSBORO, N.D.—A Hillsboro day care provider is appealing a move by the state that shut down the facility, but email exchanges indicate...
September 17, 2017 - 10:42am
September 4, 2017
Child care on the farm: Colby’s Corner Daycare near Milnor is a breath of farm air
MILNOR, N.D. — Rose and Dave Colby raise a range of crops on their farm. Their favorite crop is kids — happy, rural kids. Rose manages...
September 4, 2017 - 6:58am
December 28, 2016
Baby Owen case in West Fargo ‘frustrating,’ but not considered cold
WEST FARGO -- It’s been 18 months since 6-month-old Owen Skodje died after he was found unresponsive at an unlicensed day care here, but while...
December 28, 2016 - 7:32am
October 27, 2016
PEMBINA, N.D.—Opening a day care center in Pembina took a lot of effort, but 20 months of work has paid off, city leaders said. The city-owned...
October 27, 2016 - 6:43am
September 8, 2016
Taking care of child services
HILLSBORO, N.D.—Derrick Kvernen wasted no time Wednesday wandering around Tot Spot Hillsboro. The curious 2½-year-old roamed the day care...
September 8, 2016 - 6:44am
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 21, 2016
Former day care provider still needs an attorney
A former day care provider in Jamestown facing drug charges declined to enter a plea until she is able to obtain a defense attorney during her...
April 21, 2016 - 6:37am
March 5, 2016
Backlog: Change in child care law results in backlog of background checks for N.D. day care providers
Megan McDonald of Jamestown has two children in day care and another baby on the way. She said young children often don’t have the voice to speak up about something that could be going wrong at a day care, and knowing a provider has passed a criminal background check gives her...
March 5, 2016 - 6:46am
August 10, 2015
Groups work to solve day care shortage
MICHIGAN, N.D. — Colleen Anderson knows what it’s like to struggle to find child care. “We went through three day cares in just a couple of months,” said Anderson, who works at First United Bank in Michigan. When the last of those day care providers closed last October,...
August 10, 2015 - 6:56am
Day care in demand in N.D.: Communities in Grand Forks area search for answers to solve shortage
PEMBINA, N.D. — When Jennifer Krom returns to work later this month from maternity leave at GHY International, a Pembina customs brokerage,...
August 10, 2015 - 6:48am
November 24, 2014
Day care operation in West Fargo under investigation
WEST FARGO, N.D. — A large day care center here under investigation by Cass County Social Services for a recent field trip to a hotel pool that ended with two young boys nearly drowning has a history of policy violations and claims of child mistreatment. Sunrise-Sunset Preschool...
November 24, 2014 - 8:24am
December 11, 2013
More day care rules strain GF County staff
GRAND FORKS — Increased state and federal requirements have created a growing workload for the two Grand Forks County workers in charge of licensing child care facilities — but they’re welcoming the extra work. “It’s good for children, good for families,” said Sandy Brandt....
December 11, 2013 - 7:23am
November 2, 2013
ND regulators close Mandan day care center
November 2, 2013 - 3:24pm