Tag: Prairie Pines Childcare Center

Prairie Pines Childcare Center Open House

Prairie Pines Childcare Center in Fosston will have an Open House on Thursday, June 2nd, beginning at 7:00 pm. The open house will be held at the childcare center at 121 Johnson Avenue North in Fosston (formerly the Prairie Pet Clinic building) The process of getting the daycare ready began about 4 years ago. During…
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May 24, 2022 0

Klobuchar, Smith Secure Significant Federal Funding to Strengthen Affordable Childcare Access, Support Workforce in Fosston

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tina Smith (D-MN) announced that they have secured $418,000 in federal funding to strengthen access to affordable childcare and support the workforce in Fosston. This funding will be used to remodel the future Prairie Pines Childcare Center. Greg Mireault, member of the board is more than excited to receive…
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March 22, 2022 0

New Childcare Center Will Open in Fosston This Spring

Like Fosston, many communities are experiencing a childcare shortage. Four years ago the city of Fosston decided to create a committee to help with the provider shortage. The committee determined there was a need, researched funding sources and put a budget together to ensure the business would cash flow. On January 1st, 2021 Leah Faudskar…
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March 11, 2022 0

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

By: Mary Balstad (mbalstad@cord.edu) 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…
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July 26, 2021 0