Prairie Pines Childcare Center Looks to Open Its Doors in First Quarter of 2022

Prairie Pines Childcare Center Looks to Open Its Doors in First Quarter of 2022

July 26, 2021 News -- KRJB-KRJM-KKCQ 0

By: Mary Balstad (

Fosston, MN – Roughly four years ago a taskforce committee was formed in Fosston, Minnesota by a small group of area locals to establish a much needed childcare center for the city. Now, the board, led by board president Greg Mireault, has made leaps and bounds of progress in terms of establishing a childcare center. Mireault explains the start of the process in establishing a non-profit childcare center as well as what stage the board is at in construction of the building’s interior.

The formal board of directors of the Prairie Pines Childcare Center is led by Mireault, with Leah Faudskar filling in as the Vice President, D’Anne Johnson as the Secretary/Treasurer, Cassie Heide as an ex-officio, Sue Chase, Kevin Gish, and Chuck Lucken. With all of these hard-working people on the board, it is no surprise on the amount of progress that was made.

Although the progress seems to be going smoothly, the past year of COVID-19 obstacles and waiting periods have caused delays in the center’s opening.

With these unexpected delays and anticipating the opening of the center, Mireault does highlight the support and work put in by everyone involved. He even invites people to contact him if anyone is interested in being included.

More information and updates can be found at Prairie Pines Childcare Center’s website. There is no official timeline as of yet, but the board hopes that the center will open in the first quarter of 2022.