Tag: Childcare

Ulen-Hitterdal School Board Discusses Childcare Referendum Failure, Staffing, and Bussing Options

Ulen, MN — The Ulen-Hitterdal School District will move forward seeking solutions for childcare following the failure of their August 9th childcare center referendum. The referendum, which only had roughly 25% of voters supporting it, was a focus of this month’s school board meeting held on August 17th. Ulen-Hitterdal Superintendent Dustin Flaten says they are…
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August 24, 2022 0

Prairie Pines Childcare Center to Open Monday

Fosston, MN — Prairie Pines Childcare, a new nonprofit childcare center in Fosston, is set to officially open their doors and welcome children into the facility this coming Monday, July 25th. It’s a project that’s been a couple years in the making and Greg Mireault with their Board of Directors says it’s a big moment…
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July 21, 2022 0

Ulen-Hitterdal School Board News & Notes

Ulen, MN — The Ulen-Hitterdal School Board held their regular monthly meeting this past Wednesday, July 13th and Wednesday night will be hosting another Community Information Meetings in regards to their proposed childcare facility referendum that will be on the August 9th Primary election ballot. New Ulen-Hitterdal Superintendent Dustin Flaten says they encourage the public…
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July 19, 2022 0

Fisher School Moves Little Knights Childcare into New Childcare Facility

Fisher, MN — It’s taken longer than anticipated, but the children of the Little Knights Childcare Center are finally moving out of the Fisher School and into their own dedicated space next door. The Fisher School offers year-round childcare for children ages six week to school age through their Little Knights Childcare program. A building…
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April 19, 2022 0

Ulen-Hitterdal Further Unveils Plans for Childcare Center at Public Meeting

Ulen, MN — The Ulen-Hitterdal School Board held a public information meeting on Monday night to discuss their proposed childcare center referendum with the community. A good turnout of mostly young families, many who had their young children with them, was present at the meeting to learn more about Ulen-Hitterdal’s plan to address a childcare…
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March 30, 2022 0

Ulen-Hitterdal School Board to Host Public Information Meetings about Proposed Childcare Facility

Ulen, MN — The Ulen-Hitterdal School Board is continuing forward with discussions on building a new year-round childcare facility, but in the meantime will be offering a school-aged childcare during the summer months. Ulen-Hitterdal Interim Superintendent Todd Cameron says they are currently looking to hire a director to oversee that program this year. The district…
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March 25, 2022 0

Little Learners-Westview Planning to Open in January

Halstad, MN — The new Little Learners -Westview childcare facility in Halstad is now just weeks away from opening, which in turn will help ease the burden of childcare accessibility in Norman County. The childcare facility, which like its counterpart in Ada leases space from an adjoining nursing home, had originally aimed at opening this…
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December 10, 2021 0

Ulen-Hitterdal School Board News & Notes

Ulen, MN — The Ulen-Hitterdal School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 8th. There was continued discussion this month about the proposed $2 million school childcare facility referendum. Ulen-Hitterdal Superintendent Ryan Baron says they will have two polling places for the February vote, but are still working on bringing the price tag…
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September 20, 2021 0

Ulen-Hitterdal School Board Delays Childcare Facility Referendum Vote Until February

Ulen, MN — The referendum proposal for a new Ulen-Hitterdal School Family Childcare facility hit a couple of snags this week that will move their special election back approximately four months. The district is proposing building their own childcare facility to address the childcare shortage in the district, which is also anticipating further growth as…
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August 18, 2021 0

Norman County East Childcare Project Regaining Momentum

Twin Valley, MN — The Norman County East Childcare Project is firing back up after a long hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic. The childcare project began in the fall of 2019 to brainstorm solutions and ideas to address the childcare shortage within the Norman County East School District. Childcare needs were identified as a major…
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August 16, 2021 0